LNW’s events help leaders learn about the business and operating models of the future, and how to improve outcomes and value through organizational transformation.

LNW summits and learning programs are particularly focused on the global “capacity challenge” – an environment in which every pressing challenge we have – generating better government outcomes, building efficient markets and private enterprises, ensuring economic development and security, sustaining the environment, redesigning healthcare, improving education, etc. – requires melding together organizational and technological innovations in ways that transform our societal capacity to respond and act.
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The Human Services Summit

To deliver new levels of outcomes and impact for society, communities, families, and individuals, the annual Health and Human Services Summit convenes senior-most government, non-profit, and industry officials to learn about leadership and innovation, share ideas on moving up the Health and Human Services Value Curve, and build leadership capabilities to realize organizational transformation.

Purpose, Passion, and Impact for the Future
October 25 - 27, 2019
Designing Generative Outcomes
October 26 - 28, 2018
Creating the Future of Outcomes and Impact
September 22 - 24, 2017
Catalysts for Generative Outcomes
October 14 - 16, 2016
Emergent Leadership: Turning Ideas into Outcomes
October 23 - 25, 2015
The Dynamics of Convergence
October 24 - 26, 2014
Leadership in an Era of Disruption
October 25 - 27, 2013

The Public Sector for the Future Summit

To create the future of government, the annual Public Sector for the Future Summit convenes senior-most government officials from around the globe to learn about leadership and innovation, share ideas on advancing along the Public Sector Uptake and Edge Matrix, and develop leadership capacity to achieve organizational transformation.

Citizen-Driven by Design
June 13 - 15, 2017
Designing Public Services for a Digital World
June 14 - 16, 2016
Leadership from Invention to Impact
June 2 - 3, 2015
Creating the Agenda
June 10 - 12, 2014
Navigating to New Value
June 4 - 6, 2013

The Public Safety Summit

To help policing leaders build capacity for the future, the annual Public Safety Summit convenes chiefs of police, sheriffs, and public safety officials to learn about and identify innovative operating models, share strategies for adopting emergent technologies, and gain leadership insights on improving organizational culture, stakeholder engagement, and public trust.

Leading into the Emerging Future
April 24 - 26, 2020
Sustaining Transformation
April 12 - 14, 2019
Leadership in Turbulent Times
April 20 - 22, 2018
The Dynamics of Culture and Capacity
April 21 - 23, 2017
Growing Capacity and Legitimacy
April 29 - 1, 2016
Leadership for a New Era
April 24 - 26, 2015

The Federal Leadership Summit

To create the future of government, the annual Federal Leadership Summit convenes senior-most government officials from around the globe to learn about leadership and innovation and develop leadership capacity to achieve organizational transformation.

Harmonizing Data, Shared Services, and Culture
March 3 - 4, 2016
Mobilizing Shared Services and Digital Strategies
February 26 - 27, 2015

The CFO of the Future Summit

To help prepare the next generation of private sector chief financial officers, the annual CFO of the Future Summit brings together current c-suite financial officials, industry experts, and leading academics to understand the changing environment in finance, learn about and share ideas on adopting emerging business models, and build financial operations and teams that can optimize and create business value.

A Virtual Summit for Chief Financial Officers and Chief Supply Chain Officers
May 19 - 19, 2020
Value at High Velocity
May 15 - 17, 2019
The Next Frontier of Value Creation
May 16 - 18, 2018
Fueling the Growth Agenda
May 17 - 19, 2017
Creating Value in a Digital Age
May 18 - 20, 2016

The Next Generation Operations Summit

To help current and next generation supply chain leaders acquire these new strategies and capabilities, the Next Generation Operations Summit: allows participants to learn about and share best practices on shaping the supply chain of the future. In particular, the Summits look at the challenges and opportunities via leadership, strategy, and technology.

Leading into the New Pace of Change
June 12 - 14, 2019
Shaping a Growth Agenda
June 13 - 15, 2018
Creating a Customer-Centric Supply Chain
June 21 - 23, 2017


Leadership for a Networked World’s applied research, student innovation challenge, and on-campus summit programs are an initiative of Dr. Antonio M. Oftelie, Innovation Fellow at the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH), part of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. TECH is a hub for students, faculty, alumni, and government and industry leaders to learn together, collaborate, and innovate. LNW accelerates these efforts by connecting leaders across sectors and developing cutting-edge thought leadership on innovation and organizational transformation.

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