Program Number: C020-20112007
Category Type: 3
Application/Specific Interest Groups: 30
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.0
Strategic - 0.0
Technical - 1.5
Peter de Jager
Profiled by many leading publications such as the FT of London and the NY Times which described him as having "A talent for simple metaphors and pithy pronouncements"
Peter de Jager is a speaker/writer/consultant on the issues relating to the Rational Assimilation of the Future. He has published hundreds of articles on topics ranging from Problem Solving, Creativity and Change to the impact of technology on areas such as privacy, security and business. His articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Futurist and Scientific American.
His monthly schedule is hectic... In addition to presentations and seminars on the topics above, he writes about a dozen regular columns. In total, slightly more than 1,000,000 readers have an opportunity to share Peter's thoughts each month.
Having spoken in more than 34 countries he is recognized worldwide as an exciting and engaging speaker. His audiences have included the World Economic Forum, The World Bank and The Bank for International Settlements.
His presentations use humor to challenge the myths surrounding our understanding of the Change process and the benefits of technology. His talks are suitable to both staff and upper management. His single minded objective, despite the global nature of some of the issues, is always to provide actionable solutions and new avenues of approach to seemingly intractable problems.
His presentations and workshops are highly interactive, fun, irreverent to mistaken ideas and most distinctively - provocative. His work forces you to think differently about things you thought you were already sure you knew. In May, 2001 he was honored by CIPS for his work in Y2K and was recently appointed as an Associate Director of The Global Future Forum a Unisys Corporation initiative.
Topic: The Art of Small Talk – Networking Skill