Two Weeks Untill the EOS 2019

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New speaker added to the line up, Summit activities & final timetable released.

With just two weeks to go until the European Outdoor Summit (EOS) takes place from 26th to 27th September 2019 in Interlaken Switzerland, the European Outdoor Group (EOG) is pleased to announce the final timetable, activities taking place at the Summit, plus a new speaker to the line-up.

Click here for the final agenda of speakers, presentations and activities for the Summit.

INSPIRATIONAL & INTERESTING SPEAKERS.
The final speaker added to this year’s line-up who will explore this year’s Summit theme: The Outdoor Industry – Redefining Boundaries, is Malcolm Newbery of Malcolm Newbery Consulting, who presents his keynote: Redefining your Supply Chain for Today’s World.

Clothing is seasonal and fashionable. In today’s world, the fashion industry has changed its supply chains from rigid to reactive, from slow to ultra fast. Has the outdoor clothing sector a right to ignore these changes? Or must it come to terms with them, in spite of its inherent difficulties? Malcolm will also present a breakout session: Omni-Channel Pricing, Sourcing & Stock Control, which follows on from his keynote.

Most of us are now operating in a multi or omni-channel manner. Many of us have not yet grasped the issues, yet alone dealt with them! In this breakout, I challenge you to address the three issues: (more…)

One Month Until EOS 2019.
Last chance to book your place.

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With just one month to go until the European Outdoor Summit (EOS) kicks off in Interlaken Switzerland, the European Outdoor Group (EOG) is pleased to announce the addition of new speakers to the timetable.

Click here for the most up-to-date agenda of speakers, presentations and activities for the Summit.

The EOS takes place from 26th to 27th September 2019 at the Congress Centre, Kursaal Interlaken, so there is still plenty of time to book your place.

Book now to join over 250 high calibre leaders in the outdoor industry from across Europe and beyond. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE.

The theme for this year’s Summit is The Outdoor Industry – Redefining Boundaries, with speakers touching on topics such as social innovation, biotechnology, global sharing, industry case studies and forging new collaborations. (more…)

New Speakers Added to EOS 2019 Line Up

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The seventh annual European Outdoor Summit (EOS) is just over a month away, so if you haven’t yet registered for the European outdoor industry event of the year, now is the time to book.  REGISTER HERE

The EOS brings together around 300 high calibre leaders in the outdoor industry from across Europe and beyond, with delegates from Schöffel, Osprey, Skogstad, Lowa, PrimaLoft, Ferrino, Ecco, Vaude, SCARPA and Buff – to name a few – already booked.  Join them now!

Taking place from 26th to 27th September 2019 at the Congress Centre, Kursaal Interlaken Switzerland, this year’s EOS will focus on the theme: The Outdoor Industry – Redefining Boundaries, with subjects  including a rich mix of inspirational and informative presentations from experts both within and outside of the outdoor gear industry, touching on topics such as social innovation, biotechnology, global sharing, industry case studies and forging new collaborations.  See the latest agenda HERE 

Joining this year’s exciting line-up of speakers are Client Partner for Foresight Factory, Pippa Goodman, Sustainability Specialist for Oberlap, Marta Pellegrino and Head of Marketing for myclimate, Kai Landwehr. (more…)

Waiting for EOS 2019: video interview with Arne Strate.

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At OutDoor by ISPO we met Arne Strate (EOG General Secretary) and talked about the key topics of EOS next edition. Are we ready for outdoor industry future changes? Watch the video interview and book your place now: early bird rate Ends 19th July!

Interview: Andrea Bianchi
Video: Andrea Monticelli – Mirko Sotgiu

EOS 2019 Opening Keynote Speaker Announced.
Registration Now Open

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Delegate registration for the European Outdoor Summit (EOS), which takes place from 26th to 27th September 2019 in Interlaken, Switzerland, is now open. With the reduced early bird rate only available until 19th July, now is the time to book your delegate place HERE.

For the first time the EOG is pleased to offer EOG members a reduced rate, which they can book with until the early bird deadline. The price will increase to the standard delegate rate thereafter.

Giving would be delegates a compelling reason to book, the European Outdoor Group (EOG) is pleased to announce that this year’s EOS opening speaker is Anne Skare Nielsen, Chief Futurist and Partner for Future Navigator.

The theme at this year’s EOS will be ‘The Outdoor Industry – Redefining Boundaries’ and Anne will kick off the keynotes on the first day with her presentation “From More to Better (or Why the Next 10 Years Will be Amazing)”.

Promising to uplift, inspire and expand horizons, Anne’s keynote will not only address trends and the need for change, but will look at how it can actually be done.  In the old days, success was all about “more”: more money; more clients; more employees; more stuff.  In the future, it’s “better”: how do we create a positive impact and solve meaningful problems together? The next decade will not only redefine boundaries, but will force you to answer the question: “who are you on this planet?”. The next big journey is the journey within. And the destination is you! Through Anne’s presentation discover a future that is all about passion, curiosity and the ability to wonder! (more…)

EOS 2019 Headline Sponsor Announced. Become a sponsor of the EOS & get before an exclusive audience

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The European Outdoor Group (EOG) is pleased to announce that IWA OutdoorClassics is returning as headline sponsor for the European Outdoor Summit (EOS) for its second consecutive year. Registration for the Summit, which takes place from 26th to 27th September 2019 in Interlaken, Switzerland will open soon – save the date!

IWA OutdoorClassics, the world-leading specialist trade fair for security applications, outdoor activities equipment, shooting sports and hunting, came on board as the Summit’s main sponsor for the first time last year. Following a positive experience, the organisation is back to support EOS 2019 and looks forward to another successful Summit. (more…)

EOS 2019 Dates, Theme & Venue Announced: annual summit to take place on 26th & 27th September 2019

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Following last year’s announcement that that the seventh annual European Outdoor Summit (EOS) will take place from 26th to 27th September 2019 in Interlaken, Switzerland, The European Outdoor Group (EOG) is now pleased to announce the venue and theme for this year’s Summit. (more…)

The Decentralized Web 3.0 – Transforming Business and Society. Interview with Marcus Dapp

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The convergence of The Decentralised Web 3.0, Digital Sustainability, and Open Technologies with the Internet of Things and Artifical Intelligence will fundamentally reshape the way we do business and govern our societies in the future. While open technologies enabled the masses to create their own digital tools, the decentralised web will enable the masses to create their own transaction networks. The rise of do-it-yourself digital currencies for everyone will see a plethora of economic and social experiments emerge, from digital platform cooperatives to new and more democratic ways to govern our societies. Marcus Dapp‘ interview gives a glimpse of this new world, its characteristics, potential, and what business leaders should prepare for.

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Liesl Truscott: Textile Exchange, technology’s Promise. Scaling Solutions for Transparency

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The world is asking businesses to take responsibility for the products they source. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as well as the outcomes of the Paris Climate Agreement are setting global targets to meet.  To that purpose, companies need information and a means to take action: visibility into their supply chains, transparency into the impacts, tools to capture data and measure effect and change, and collaboration to link the efforts of the many players together. Technology is playing an increasingly strong role in enabling industry to deliver meaningful change at the scale it is needed.  During the video interview, Liesl Truscott  talks about the sustainability challenges we are facing, the solutions being developed, and the role of technology to bring them to scale:

 

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Alexandra Wood: the growth of eCommerce and the impact of our shopping habits

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How technology is fuelling how we interact and spend with brands, the impact this has on the environment and growth of returns. How can we get a handle on this and provide shopping experiences that are more personalised? Watch the video interview with Alexandra Wood:

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