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2019 MIT – Annual General Meeting and Annual Symposium — Artificial Intelligence — A Radical Transformation of All Kinds. In Berlin.

Organizers:    Wolfgang Ungerer, Kathryn Nussdorf, and Richard Geibel.

Date:               Friday to Sunday, June 14 to 16, 2019.

This year’s Annual General Meeting will continue to explore the topic area of A.I. (Artificial Intelligence), a new capability that is rapidly developing and affecting millions of job profiles across virtually all industries. Europe in particular will be under pressure to develop its understanding and capabilities over the coming decade to play a leading role on the world stage. We would like to explore what this may entail.

We kindly ask you to register as soon as possible. Spouses and friends are welcome.

Invitations are being distributed by the Ivy Circle School’s invitation list. For details regarding the distribution please contact Clemens Rinnebach (cr@rinnebach.org).

A Defense of Freedom: On the Rise of Authoritarianism Today

Munich Dialogues on Democracy invites to a defense of freedom with Timothy Snyder, Levin Professor of History at Yale and a Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna,

Feb 28, 2019; 19:00

Prof. Snyder will discuss his latest book, The Road to Unfreedom, Russia-Europe-America, a stunning chronicle on the rise of authoritarianism from Russia to Europe and America and a forceful and unsparing work of contemporary history. By revealing the stark choices before us–between equality or oligarchy, individuality or totality, truth and falsehood–Snyder restores our understanding of the basis of our way of life, offering a way forward in a time of terrible uncertainty.

“Im Weißen Haus: Die Jahre mit Barack Obama”

Munich Dialogues on Democracy invites to an evening with Ben Rhodes.

February 15, 2019; 19:00

An evening with Ben Rhodes:Obama’s speechwriter and one of his closest national security advisors for eight years will be in town for the German translation launch of his memoirs as well as to take part in the Munich Security Conference. Moderated by Ingo Zamperoni, this promises to be a fabulous behind-the-scenes look at the Obama years as well as a discussion about Washington today. 

Agile Working

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Germany invites to Agile Working

January 31, 2019: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Agility is an important capability to thrive in today’s VUCA world. Therefore, the Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Germany cordially invites you to a presentation about agile organizations and agile working.


The MIT Club of Germany invites for: Social Impact Investing — Presentation. Gathering. Socializing.

The  MIT CAMPAIGN for a Better World: A dinner salon-type event to listen and speak about:

Social Impact Investing & Entrepreneurship / Technology’s Impact

1) Social Impact Investing – How collective collaboration results in more significant, positive and sus- tainable impact.

Speaker: Entrepreneur, Impact Investing and Family Office Expert, Ms. Dimple Sahni, Managing Di- rector at Anthos (Amsterdam, NL).

2) Technology by Mergeflow AG – an innovative analytic platform that provides unique insights for teams that operate at the intersection of business and R&D – presents a case study on Plant-a-Talent gGmbH and/or SolarWave AB

Speaker: Founder and CEO of Mergeflow AG , Dr. Florian Wolf ( MIT – PhD Cognitive Sciences 2004)

The Event will take place on Nov 16. For details please contact Clemens Rinnebach (cr@rinnebach.org).

Invitation to the Chicago Booth Alumni Forum in London 1-3 November 2018

The Ivy Circle Munich is invited to the Chicago Booth Alumni Forum in London on 1-3 November 2018.

Panel discussion topics include:

  • Envisioning Corporate Leadership for Tomorrow’s Challenges
  • Accelerating Energy Innovation
  • Women in the Media Industry Today: Challenges and Change
  • Adapting Healthcare to a Changing Society
  • Digital Disruption in Society
  • Managing Change in Challenging Markets

The program will include more than 25 speakers from around Europe, and you can also meet Booth Founders and start-up entrepreneur.

For details please contact Clemens Rinnebach (cr@rinnebach.org)