Conference News: What I learned this week – December 21, 2018

Growing Their Fortune in China: Fortune announced that they will be hosting a new event in China next year. The Global Sustainability Forum will take place in Yunnan, China from 4 -6 September 2019. The conference will focus “on the convergence of energy, technology, and sustainability, convening leaders from business, government, NGOs, and academia from China and around the world.” The agenda will cover environmental protection and energy innovation with an emphasis on China and its interactions with the rest of the world.

No Longer Rocking the Casbaa: Earlier this year, the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA) noted that it would be changing its name and therefore the name of its annual convention. According to the association “as we broaden our scope and mission to encompass the broader video industry and ecosystem in Asia… Casbaa is very excited to introduce the launch of the Asia Video Summit. No longer the CASBAA Convention, the aim of the Summit is to become the defining conference on the State of the Video Industry in Asia: the opportunities and the challenges, the disruption and the consolidation, the success stories and the ability to embrace change.”

Speaking Opportunity: The International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Privacy. Security. Risk. (P.S.R.) Conference is accepting speaking proposals until 27 January 2019. P.S.R. brings together the best of the best in privacy and security through technical cross-education. The 2019 Conference will return to Las Vegas from 24 – 25 September in Las Vegas. Suggest speakers via their online form found here.

Lunchtime Learning: Last September, the Global Climate Action Summit brought together leaders from around the world to “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” Happening midway between Paris 2015 and 2020, the event was timed to provide the confidence to governments to ‘step up’ and trigger this next level of ambition sooner rather than later. Hear international and local leaders from states, regions, cities, businesses, investors and civil society as well as national government leaders, scientists, students, nonprofits and others share what they have achieved to date and what they are committed to doing in the future.

Coming Up Next Week:  If you were good this year, hopefully Santa is coming next week. Regardless, Scarlino Speaker Strategies wishes you the happiest of holidays!

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