More than a decade into the 21st century, we are in the midst of a new global society. Players from developing and emerging countries are taking over market leadership in various sectors. Financial markets have lost much of their credibility, and new sources for potential growth are being sought out in new areas, such as bio-based commodities, food security, and climate change.
The economical, political and physical vulnerability of the developed world became apparent, affecting energy supply and impacting value chains and stock prices.
Suppliers and customers are now innovating together to seek more growth by focusing on efficiency, productivity, and stability. Public and private sectors are in new partnerships to address the scarcity of resources, human rights issues, and global welfare.
Based on the success of the first ISMC in 2010, the 2011 Congress will address these burning issues to help you bring your business into the present and make it ready for the future.