The Møller-Burns Celebration October 2017

Please note this is an invitation only event.

Join Gillian Secrett, CEO, Møller Centre and Professor Georgia Sorenson, founder of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland, USA and co-founder of the International Leadership Association for a two-day insight into the latest leadership thinking as the Møller Centre celebrates becoming the new home of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership.

This two-day event will feature distinguished leadership scholars and practitioners and will culminate in a the third annual Møller Practical Leadership Symposium entitled Leadership: the next 25 years celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Møller Centre.

Provisional agenda

Sunday 8 October

Dinner 19:00 – 20:30 Buffet Dinner in Møller Restaurant
(Additional charge of £20 pp)

Monday 9 October

07:00-09:00 Buffet Breakfast – Restaurant
09:00-10:30 Welcome to Cambridge –
Prof. Dame Athene Donald, Master, Churchill College, University of Cambridge.
Gillian Secrett, CEO The Møller Centre
Brief history of the University of Cambridge,
Churchill College and the Møller Centre
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-13:00 Introduction to Cambridge walking tour.
Meet in the Reception for transport to city centre.
13:00-14:00 Buffet Lunch – Restaurant
14:45-16:30 “A Møller Excedra”
The rise of “populist” leadership – In the round discussion by all participants hosted by leadership scholars.
16:30-17:30 Afternoon tea in Tower Lounge Bar
17:30-18:30 First Møller-Burns Public Lecture – Lecture Theatre
Dr. Bobby Austin, Kinship and Community
Dr. Bobby Austin, Mahatma M.K. Gandhi Fellow at the American Academy of Political and Social Science, will share his thoughts on kinship and community following a lifetime studying and practicing leadership.
18:30 Welcome reception in Hans J. Wegner lounge followed by private dinner in the Tower Lounge Bar with guest speaker Prof. Archie Howie, Fellow of Churchill College and retired head of Cavendish Laboratory
Optional Eagle Pub

Tuesday 10 October

07:00-09:00 Buffet Breakfast – Restaurant
09:00  Academy Council Meeting
What comes next? – an exploration of plans for the future initiatives of the Møller-Burns partnership run by the Academy Council together with the Møller team.
The legacy work – Burns – future vision and tangible outcomes for next five years
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 How can we apply Burns’ theory and wisdom to leadership today? Delegates to bring with them a quote/reference of Burns’ work to share in groups and make relevant for today’s leaders.
12:30-13:30 Buffet Lunch – Study Centre
13:45-15:15 Punting on the River Cam (additional charge)
15:45-16:15 Tea and networking
16:15-18:30 Møller Practical Leadership: The Next 25 Years.
Launch of the 25th anniversary, Gillian Secrett and Robert Marshall.

We have convened a panel of experts including:
Professor Lord Alderdice, former Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly
Ruth Berry, Møller Executive Education
Professor Dame Athene Donald, Master, Churchill College
Ambassador Claus Grube, former Danish Ambassador to the EU and UK
Patrick Hoffmann, Founder and Chairman of Cambridge Development Initiative
Michael Seelman, former Principal Business Advisor, FBI
Katherine Tyler Scott, Chair, International Leadership Association
Opening of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership Resource Hub, Professor Georgia Sorenson and Professor Lord Alderdice.

19:00 Dinner – Networking Dinner

Wednesday 11 October

07:00-09:00 Buffet Breakfast – Restaurant