Prepared Exclusively for FFI Members

What’s Hot in Miami?
May 24, 2019

hat’s hot in Miami? Hopefully the weather, definitely the venue, absolutely the keynotes! But there’s more! We have 30 educational sessions for you to choose from.

Here is a sample, but go here for the complete list!

Advising Family Businesses in Complex and Turbulent Environments: Needs, challenges, and resilience development
Join a vibrant and revealing roundtable about family business resilience and consulting in turbulent places. Our panel of researchers, advisors, and family enterprise members will share and debate the latest research findings of family businesses in these regions, reveal insights on resilience theory, and discuss the main challenges for family business consultancy in these contexts through the use of a live case.
Cristina Alvarado
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Pablo Aure Fariñez
Exaudi Family Business Consulting
María José Parada
ESADE Business School
Futuristic Realities: Family business and medical breakthroughs
A provocative discussion of medical breakthroughs and the impact on the family legacy. This interactive workshop will provide the latest medical insights into genome mapping, genetic screening, and other disruptive breakthroughs.
Thomas Koch
Medical University of South Carolina
Jean Meeks-Koch
The Family Business Consulting Group
Myth-Busting Values-Based Practice in Family Business
The idea that business and philanthropy are driven by separate values is a myth. Next Generation philanthropists are reimagining their family business to integrate their values into their core business. Learn by example how to use values-based approaches to amplify your social impact.
Amy Holmes
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Solo by Choice? Breaking the patterns of intergenerational trauma and triggers around romantic intimacy
A diminished capacity for intimate romantic relationships has reached epidemic levels, worldwide, across all demographics and socio-economic levels, and is continuing to increase. This session will give voice to and discuss this under-reported phenomenon.
Louise Levin
Louise Levin Associates/Screaming Non Sequitur Productions
Stress Testing the Family’s Longevity Plan
What would happen if a family member was to live to 100, and how would that impact the family enterprise? We will look at four spheres—financial, healthcare, legal, and family—warranting careful consideration and discussion when it comes to planning for longevity and wealth, ensuring family success.
Brett Scola
Technological Disruption: Next-gen leadership, career pathways, and the role of the advisor
The session explores Asia’s disruptive technology landscape and reveals its impact on next-generation career intentions. It shows how a boundaryless career can keep the business family at the top of the game and how a multi-disciplinary team of advisors can be part of the co-creation process with the client family.
Jeremy Cheng
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The World is Flat…and Risky
Families are navigating a VUCA world—volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. It isn’t possible to make the family or business risk-proof. A third generation family business executive and a professional adviser share their personal insights and three keys to building resilience across generations through risk management planning.
Linda Bourn
Crystal, The Private Client Group of Alliant
Jonathan Crystal
Crystal, The Private Client Group of Alliant
Dates to Remember
Last day to enroll in Q2 GEN courses
NYC Regional Committee event | 4:30PM to 7:30PM
Host: Trusted Family, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, 7th fl., New York City
Program: The Paradigm Shift in Addiction Treatment: Implications for Families, Businesses, and their Family Enterprise Advisors
Email if you have not received an invitation
Last day to submit a case for the Family Enterprise Case Competition
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Last day to submit proposals for the 4th Review Issue of Family Business Review (FBR)
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Previous Edition
We are pleased to announce the 2019 winners of the FFI GEN scholarships and to thank the generous sponsors of these five awards for leading the way in ensuring that professionals in the field receive the outstanding interdisciplinary education that FFI has become known for globally.