Join our interactive events! We prepared a set of co-creative sessions for you, which will take place on several days across the program. Participating is optional – but we warmly invite you & recommend you to join them in order to accomplish your learning & make this a truly international experience. This program lives through your contributions!

Opening ceremony

The opening ceremony will be the official kick-off event of the program. We invite you to actively participate in the kickstart of the NexGenLead on the 31st of October at 2 pm Central European Time (CET).

During the ceremony, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Listen to three inspiring keynote speakers,

  • Interact with a global community during

    the networking event.

  • Get an overview of the NexGenLead program and its partner’s organizations.

Our keynote speakers are:

Dr. Katrin Muff

Dr. Katrin Muff is Director of the Institute for Business Sustainability in Lucerne, Switzerland and Professor of Practice at the LUISS Business School in Rome, Italy. She consults leaders and boards in business sustainability and strategic transformation, and runs an executive program together with Thomas Dyllick. Her book “Five Superpowers for Co-creators” provides insights about issue-centered multi-stakeholder processes. She brings 20 years of international strategic and general management experience in Europe, Australia, North America, and Russia and a decade of leadership in business education. More info here: www.KatrinMuff.com




Dr. Toke Moeller

Toke has been pioneering the fields of sustainable entrepreneurship, participatory leadership, educational renewal, and social responsibility since the early 1970s. Toke one of the co-founder of The Art of Hosting, The Flow Game, and The Practicing for Peace dojo – all in service of a kinder, more humane leadership and citizenship for future of people and planet.

He has served as the chair of Danish Entrepreneurs Association and worked as a long-time international professional conference organiser and process host. He is co-founder, with Monica Nissén, of InterChange- a for-more-than-profit training and process consulting company based in Denmark. Toke and Monica have worked with the Danish educational system, international NGOs, governmental institutions, private companies, international networks in all the continents – from villages in Africa, to universities in Europe, USA and Australia.
For years he has supported younger as well as more seasoned leaders from  their personal leadership to hosting organisational transformations including initiating Participatory Leadership practises in to the European Commission / ministries and institutions as well as introducing these practices in Scotland since 2013. 


Dr. Arnold Smit

Arnold Smit is an associate professor of Business in Society and the programme head of the Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Development at the University of Stellenbosch Business School. The focus of his work is on the integration of ethics, responsibility, and sustainability in leadership and organisational practices. He also presents executive development workshops on values-driven leadership, director development and sustainability management.

Register now to the NexGenLead and do not miss this session.





Leadership in Practice: Webinar on Facilitation

The NexGenLead is a program that thrives in co-creation with you, the participants. We learn together & shape the space as we move into this experience. This is your first time entering such a space? You never asked questions about leadership or facilitated spaces? No worries, we won’t let you down.  In the end, we’re all beginners. For our common preparation, there will be a webinar that elaborates the ways of learning & practicing we propose and gives you some hands-on tools for facilitating and working in the local hubs.

The Facilitation Webinar will take place on Monday, 2nd of November at 7pm CET. 

NexGenLead Café

The NexGenLead Café is a space to exchange & connect beyond the borders of local hubs. Here, the community comes together to exchange their perspectives on the topics of the week. You will have the chance to both meet the big group in a circle and meet new people from all over the world in smaller breakout sessions. No preparation needed, just show up as you are! The session will take place twice in all weeks.

The NexGenLead Café will take place on Wednesday, 4th, 11th, and 18th at 7pm CET and Sunday, 8th and 15th at 2pm CET.

NexGenLead Connect

The NexGenLead is a session to connect to participants from all over the world. We will prepare a space to exchange on a bilateral level which will help you to create deeper connections in no time. Don’t miss this networking opportunity and to learn more about yourself and others! 

The NexGenLead Connect will take place on Tuesday, 3rd of November at 7pm CET  and Thursday, 5th of November at 2pm CET. 

Fishbowl Leadership & Sustainability

Join us on zoom for this exciting format where you can contribute to a conversation about responsible leadership and sustainability, together with some interesting personalities from the interviews. Together we will explore what we have learned, which topics are alive in the community after two weeks of being & knowing, and how we want to move into the third week of action.

Fishbowl Leadership & Sustainability will take place on Saturday, 14th at 2pm CET.

OUUUPS spaces

What is a topic you don’t want to talk about? The OUUUPS spaces invite you to share your worst moments and most shameful experiences and – by doing so – exploring that we actually share them with more people than we imagine. We take the utmost care that this is a safe, respectful space for sharing and being brave together in small circles.
The session will take place on Tuesday, 17th of November at 7pm CET. 

Closing Ceremony

</span> <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>In our closing ceremony, we come together to wrap up the program, share our learnings and reflect on how we want to move ahead. What is alive, what do we want to take forward from this experience?</span> <span style=”font-weight: 400;”></span> <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>Don’t forget to celebrate! After these intense 3 weeks, we’d like to invite you to a zoom party. Be prepared to dance on the digital dancefloor – or just chill out in the virtual kitchen for some last conversations before we adjourn.</span> <span style=”font-weight: 400;”>

The Closing Ceremony takes place on Saturday, 21st of November at 2pm CET.