Announcement: 1st Global Peter Drucker Forum in Wien

The Peter Drucker Society of Austria in partnership with the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV), Emerald Group Publishing, the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Wirtschatfsforum der Führungskräfte (WdF), European Academy for Business in Society (EABIS) and Bridge2Think proudly announces the 1st Global Peter Drucker Forum Vienna “Reaching out – Coming Home” to be held in Vienna, Peter F. Drucker’s city of birth, on November 19 and 20, 2009 under the patronage of the Mayor of Vienna.

Doris Drucker, the widow of Peter Drucker will be the guest of honour.

The conference will focus on the European roots of Peter Drucker’s thinking, the relevance of his legacy for today’s and tomorrow’s world and finally will be the launch-pad for a major broad-based European dialogue on the future of management.

World leading management thinkers and practitioners will convene in Vienna for this unique landmark event such as

Yves Doz
Charles Handy
Philip Kotler
Peter Lorange
Fredmund Malik
C.K. Prahalad
Hermann Simon

The Vienna Conference is part of a series of commemorative conferences and workshops such as the Drucker Centennial Events at the Drucker Institute in Claremont and the Drucker Centennial Global Conference Korea.

Who should participate?

Executives and Managers from the business and non-profit sector
Professionals and Knowledge workers from Corporates and SMEs and self employed
Public Sector Managers and Executives

Why participate

Discover/rediscover Peter Drucker in his relevance for the 21st century. Learn from his ideas and ideals to gain a wider perspective on management and its vital importance for a functioning society;
Engage actively in a dialogue on the foundations of modern management for shaping the future of management;
Meet likeminded managers and academics and build networks for the future; Find a new source of meaning and orientation in what you do and how you plan your working life;

Be part of a unique celebration – the Drucker100 Gala on November 19.


In the centre of Vienna – historic Building of the Federation of Austrian Industries, Vienna, Schwarzenbergplatz 4.

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