INSPIRE. INNOVATE. GO GLOBAL.

Challenge your potential to be innovative, take your leadership to new heights and business to the international playground with Jim Collins, Sir Ken Robinson and Pankaj Ghemawat.

WHY DLIC 2017 IS THE PLACE TO BE

1. Inspire. Innovate. Go Global

Challenge your potential to be innovative, consider new leadership heights and foster global discovery at the Distinguished Leadership and Innovation Conference 2017 (DLIC 2017).

Ranked one of the top three leading conferences in the Caribbean region, the DLIC 2017 promises to continue its commitment to stimulating thought-provoking concepts while providing an interactive environment for Caribbean leaders-from the private sector, government and academia-to discuss challenges and potential solutions for the region.

Come be inspired to innovate and take your company global!

2. The Networking

The Distinguish Leadership & Innovation Conference is the best platform to network with the Who is Who of T&T. Exchange ideas and, most importantly, collective solutions to today´s challenges with the inspiration and guidance from these savvy entrepreneurs, experienced practitioners and expert strategists who are taking business in the Caribbean to the next level.

3. You

With the country and the region currently dealing with the economic downturn, DLIC provides the space for guidance and inspiration on how we can be systemically strategic and develop qualities of thriving companies.

4. The Speakers

This year the DLIC 2017 brings for the 1st time: 3 Speakers on 1 stage.

As the youngest “guru” included in the guide to the greatest management thinkers of all time, as published by The Economist in 2008, DLIC 2017 is delighted to welcome leading economist and global strategist, Professor Pankaj Ghemawat, who will challenge the audience and provide strategies that can take you and your company GLOBAL.

Described as being resolutely driven by an unremitting inquisitiveness, Jim Collins commenced his research and teaching career as a faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He brings to DLIC 2017 his experience as a student and teacher of LEADERSHIP and what makes GREAT companies tick.

With the most watched TED talk in history, an influential voice in education and an internationally recognised authority on CREATIVITY, INNOVATION and the HUMAN POTENTIAL, Sir Ken Robinson brings to DLIC 2017 his wealth of experience as a teacher, writer, researcher, adviser and speaker.

  

  

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to take advantage of this timely information!

THE DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION CONFERENCE

Hon. Felipe Calderon and Donald Sull - DLIC 2016

In 2016, Hon. Felipe Calderon provided a blueprint to government and the private sector, on how Mexico managed to overcome a difficult recession.

Donald Sull, provided a strategy for a company map focused on a few must-win battles but fluid enough to be redrawn in the case of sudden shocks.

dlic 2016 felipe calderon and donald sull

 

Peter Senge and Tom Peters - DLIC 2015

In 2015, Tom Peters inspired the imagination of leaders at all levels of business attending DLIC.

Peter Senge, had the greatest impact on the way DLIC attendees conduct business today.

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Daniel Pink - DLIC 2014

In 2014, the DLIC focused on how to inspire Drive and featured leading business mind and best selling author Daniel Pink.

dlic 2014 danial pink

About DLIC

The Distinguished Leadership and Innovation Conference (DLIC) is the premier leadership event in the Caribbean.

This annual event is over 14 years old and is known for inspiring thought-provoking concepts while creating an interactive environment for Caribbean Leaders to discuss the challenges and potential solutions for the region.

Over the past decade, DLIC has adhered to its commitment to sharing proven success theories, inspiring innovative leadership, and creating a path for the development of our leaders by providing a platform for great thinkers to impart valuable knowledge.

Renowned gurus, such as Ram Charan, John Kotter, Professor Michael Porter, Malcolm Gladwell, Marcus Buckingham, Daniel Pink, Peter Senge and Tom Peters have graced the DLIC stage in the past.

 

 

DLIC 2017

This year we keep the momentum going with Professor Pankaj Ghemawat, Jim Collins and Sir Ken Robinson – Global Experts on Strategy, Leadeship, Innovation, Creativity and Human Potential.

 

 

A DLIC Recap

DLIC 2013 - Marcus Buckingham

In 2013, the DLIC focused on finding your edge and featured best selling author, strength strategist & leadership expert Marcus Buckingham.

dlic 2013 marcus buckingham

DLIC 2012 - Malcolm Gladwell

In 2012, the DLIC celebrated its 10th anniversary with a focus on the human potential, featuring best selling author Malcolm Gladwell.

dlic 2012 malcolm gladwell

DLIC 2011 - Michael Porter

In 2011, DLIC focused on competitiveness and development for growth with Professor Michael who is considered to be the most influential thinker in the world of business over the last 30 years.

dlic 2011 michael porter

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Who Should Attend

DLIC 2017 SPEAKERS

Professor Pankaj Ghemawat

Professor Pankaj GhemawatProfessor of Management and Strategy

address New York, USA

Global Professor of Management and Strategy & Director for the Centre for the Globalisation of Education and Management at Stern School of Business.

The Man

As the youngest “guru” included in the guide to the greatest management thinkers of all time, as published by The Economist in 2008, the Distinguished Leadership and Innovation Conference (DLIC 2017) welcomes leading economist and global strategist, Professor Pankaj Ghemawat.

 

 

Jim Collins (* live interactive session via satellite)

dlic 2017 jim collinsStanford University Faculty

address Stanford, California

Faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

The Man

Described as being resolutely driven by an unremitting inquisitiveness, Jim Collins commenced his research and teaching career as a faculty member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and thereafter received the Distinguished Teaching Award (1992). He brings to DLIC 2017 his experience as a student and teacher of leadership and what makes great companies tick.

 

 

Sir Ken Robinson (* live interactive session via satellite)

dlic 2017 Sir Ken RobinsonProfessor Emeritus at University of Warwick

address London, UK

The embodiment of the prestigious TED Conference and its commitment to spreading new ideas, Sir Ken Robinson is the most watched speaker in TED’s history.

The Man

With the most watched TED talk in history, an influential voice in education and an internationally recognised authority on CREATIVITY, INNOVATION and the HUMAN POTENTIAL, Sir Ken Robinson brings to DLIC 2017 his wealth of experience as a teacher, writer, researcher, adviser and speaker.

 

 

OUR PARTNERS

Diamond Partner

Platinum Partner

republic bank 350
Shell
value optical
97.1 radio
ocm
caribbean airlines

 

 
 

Gold Partner

 

Silver Partner

Bronze Partner

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magic mist
massy

 

DLIC AGENDA

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Registration 07:00 - 08:00

Breakfast in Regency Ballroom
 

 

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House Rules 08:05 - 08:15

National Anthem
 

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Opening Remarks 8:15 - 8:30

Professor Miguel Carrillo, Executive Director and Professor of Strategy, UWI-ALJGSB

 

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Keynote Address 1 08:30 - 09:30

Pankaj Ghemawat: Globalization and the LATAM/Caribbean Region

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Q&A 09:30 - 9:45

with Pankaj Ghemawat
 

 

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Keynote Address 2 9:45 - 11:30

Sir Ken Robinson: Leading a Culture of Innovation
"LIVE interactive session via satellite"

  • The need for “Systemic Innovation”
  • The relationships between Imagination, Creativity and Innovation
  • The three levels of Systemic Innovation
  • The basic roles of Creative Leadersn
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Interactive Discussion and Q&A 11:30 - 12:15

with Regional PanelSir Ken Robinson and Pankaj Ghemawat
 

 

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Lunch Break 12:15 - 13:30

 
 

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Keynote Address 3 13:30 - 15:30

Jim Collins: Creativity Is Natural, Discipline Is Not
"LIVE interactive session via satellite"

 

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Q&A 15:30 - 15:45

with Jim Collins
 

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Panel Discussion 15:45 - 16:15

with and Pankaj Ghemawat and Leading Regional Executives
 

 

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Q&A 16:15 - 16:45

with Panel
 

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Closing Remarks 16:45 - 17:00

Board Member - UWI-ALJGSB

 

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Networking17:00 - 18:00

Wine and Refreshments
 

 

 

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DLIC PACKAGES

Standard Rate

$1,100USD
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Student/Alumni Package

$600USD
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Regional Package

$600USD
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HYATT REGENCY TRINIDAD

1 Wrightson Road

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

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