South American Business Forum
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|South American Business Forum|
South American Business Forum
|Begins||August 9, 2013|
|Ends||August 11, 2013|
The South American Business Forum, also known as 'SABF', is an annual conference that takes place at the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The forum aims, through dialogue and the interaction between current leaders and future leaders, to make a contribution to the sustainable development of South America and the world.
The South American Business Forum was founded in 2005, and has been organized annually since then by students of the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires. The event gathers 100 university students from all around the world and 40 prominent international leaders from the academical, financial, political and social spheres.
The South American Business Forum purpose is to bring together the most talented students in the region with top business leaders under the same topic: corporate ethics and sustainable development. Dialogue and debate between leaders of today and leaders of tomorrow will permit an invaluable exchange of perspectives of the World.
The Forum's ideal is to promote the values which leaders must pursuit in order to contribute to the World's sustainable development. The SABF team strongly believes that this event will be a unique opportunity to make a direct contribution to South America.
In the SABF's past seven editions, 770 students of 62 different nationalities have participated. Students from universities such as Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, London School of Economics and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, among others have participated of the forum. Doug Casey (American-born economist and best-selling financial author),Viktor Klima (Former Chancellor of Austria), Nabeel Goheer, (Global Coordinator - Youth Entrepreneurship Development, International Labour Organization), Félix Luna (Argentinian Writer and Historian) and Guy Sorman (President, Sorman Editions) are amongst the prominent leaders who have taken part of the event.
8th Edition “Global Objectives, Collaborative Actions” August 03-05, 2012
7th Edition “Facing Exponential Times” August 05-07, 2011
6th Edition “Boosting Our Actions In the new Decade“ August 06-08, 2010
5th Edition “New Paradigms, New Challenges” August 07-09, 2009
4th Edition “Empowering Agents of Changes” August 08-10, 2008
3rd Edition “Positioning Strategies for Sustainable Development” August 03-05, 2007
2nd Edition “Politics and Social Responsibility in a Globalized World” August 04-06, 2006
1st Edition “The Challenges of New Leaders: Values, Technology and Innovation“ August 12-14, 2005
The 9th edition of the forum will take place in Buenos Aires on 9–11 August 2013, and its main topic will be "Rethinking the Rules of the Game".
- Valores e innovación, el gran desafío de los futuros líderes, The SABF first edition (spanish), August 21st 2005.
- SABF ITBA (spanish)
- Doug Casey abrió el pre-sabf 2011 (spanish)
- Doug Casey in Argentina (spanish)