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BRIDGING GENERATIONS
BUILDING THE FUTURE

ABOUT THE
CONFERENCE

Mind the Gap: Bridging
Generational Divides
in Business

At the heart of our 11th edition is the theme “Mind the Gap,” an innovative and timely exploration into the generational divides shaping today’s business landscape. This conference aims to act as a catalyst for understanding and bridging the diverse perspectives and experiences of different age groups in the workplace, from the seasoned wisdom of Generation X to the emerging potential of Gen Alpha.

A Vision for Unity
and Synergy

Our vision is to create a focal point for the business community that recognises and celebrates the diverse strengths and insights that each generation brings to the table. We understand that in a rapidly evolving business world, the ability to adapt and harmonise the contributions of all generations is not just a necessity but a significant advantage.

Purpose: Navigating
Dynamic Business
Landscapes

The Business Leaders Malta Conference is dedicated to being the go-to resource for ambitious companies and leaders. We are committed to enhancing financial performance and fostering a competitive edge by embracing generational diversity, driving innovation, and leveraging the unique talents of all age groups.

Living Our Values

We believe in a culture steeped in excellence, integrity, creativity, and the relentless pursuit of knowledge. These values form the cornerstone of our conference, influencing every discussion, workshop, and networking opportunity, ensuring that we make a positive and lasting impact on the business world.

MEET OUR
SPEAKERS

David JP Phillips

TEDx Speaker, Master Storyteller &
Communication Connoisseur

David JP Phillips stands as a luminary in the art of communication, weaving the fabric of storytelling into the heart of public speaking and self-leadership. With a background as diverse as his heritage, David JP Phillips is not merely a sought-after speaker but a beacon of hope and transformation.

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jenk oz

Jenk Oz

British Entrepreneur,
Thred Media Visionary

At the vanguard of Generation Z, Jenk Oz stands as a paragon of social entrepreneurship and youthful dynamism. As the Founder & CEO of Thred Media, his enterprise breathes new life into the discourse on youth culture, leveraging the power of media for social transformation.

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Michael Cutajar

Chief Executive Officer,
Metaverse Architects

Michael Cutajar, affectionately known as MetaMike, stands at the vanguard of the metaverse revolution. As the CEO of Metaverse Architects, a global metaverse studio collaborating with banking institutions like UBS, Michael masterfully blends technology with human creativity to shape the evolving virtual landscape.

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Neil Agius

World Record Open Water Swimmer & Inspirational Mentor

Neil Agius is a name that has become synonymous with relentless endurance and the human spirit’s indefatigable will. From the crystalline waters of his swimming academy, where he has been nurturing the dreams of aspiring swimmers since 2007, Neil has taken the plunge into the world of ultra-distance open water swimming, pushing the boundaries of what is physically and mentally conceivable.

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Gabriel Mifsud

Founder & CEO,
Malta Daily

Gabriel is the dynamic founder and current CEO of Malta Daily, a trailblazing news and social media platform in Malta. In just around three years, under Gabriel’s visionary leadership, Malta Daily has taken the islands by storm, emerging as one of the largest platforms in the region. Gabriel leads a vibrant team of Gen Z individuals, harnessing their energy and innovation to shape the future of media in Malta. His passion for staying at the forefront of digital communication has propelled Malta Daily to remarkable success, making it a go-to source for news and social engagement in the country.

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katrina grech

Katrina Grech

Chief Operations Officer,
Mdina Partners

Katrina is a seasoned COO, trainer and coach with a proven track record of success in leading and optimising people operations. She has a deep understanding of the complex challenges and opportunities that human resource departments face. Katrina is passionate about learning and development and seeing others succeed. She has designed and delivered a broad range of training programs tailored to meet the unique needs of individuals and organisations, providing solutions to enhance business performance and drive organisational growth.

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Edward Curmi

Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist & Philanthropic Innovator

Dr Edward Curmi is a distinguished Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist whose expertise in mental health and psychotherapy has been a beacon of hope and healing in various clinical settings across Malta. His influence stretches into governance and education, having contributed significantly to various government boards and psycho-educational programs. In private practice, Dr Curmi continues to guide individuals on their journey to mental and emotional health, blending his clinical expertise with a deep-rooted passion for fostering holistic wellness.

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Valentina Rossi

Valentina Rossi

Radio Host
& Event Organiser

Valentina Rossi is a well-known personality in the local media scene. She is a versatile professional who has made a name for herself as a radio host, content creator, business owner and event organiser. Her work on the popular Nate, Frank & Rossi show on Vibe FM and her captivating content creation has made her a household name, earning her a large following of listeners and viewers who appreciate her authentic and unfiltered approach to storytelling. Rossi is also a successful entrepreneur and event organiser, hosting events which have become a beloved fixture in the local nightlife scene.

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CONFERENCE
HIGHLIGHTS

01 Generational Diversity and Inclusion

Delve into the dynamics of generational diversity in the workplace. Our sessions and keynotes will focus on understanding the distinct characteristics of Generation X, Millennials, Generation Z, and Gen Alpha and how to integrate these varied perspectives to effectively achieve organisational success.

02 Expert Keynotes and Panel Discussions

Be inspired by a lineup of distinguished speakers and industry leaders who will share their insights and experiences. They will address crucial topics ranging from adapting leadership styles across generations to leveraging technological advancements and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.

03 Interactive and Insightful Sessions

The conference will not just be a learning platform but an interactive experience. Attendees will participate in engaging discussions and hands-on team-building activities to stimulate innovative thinking and foster meaningful connections.

04 Networking with a Purpose

With a diverse assembly of entrepreneurs, decision-makers, influencers, and management professionals, the networking opportunities at our conference are unparalleled. Connect with a ‘who’s who’ of the business community in an informal and dynamic setting, perfect for building lasting professional relationships.

05 A Partnership That Transforms

In collaboration with MaltaDaily, a vibrant online news portal, this year’s conference is set to attract a wider, more diverse audience. This partnership signifies our commitment to engage younger, aspiring business leaders and reshape the face of business leadership.

AGENDA

08:15AM  |  09:00AM

Breakfast & Registration

09:00AM  |  09:05AM

Introduction

09:05AM  |  10:00AM

Keynote by David JP Phillips

David will unravel the magical science of storytelling, shedding insight into how it can bridge the gaps between generations in the workplace and beyond. His keynote will demonstrate the power of storytelling to forge understanding and unity, inspiring leaders and innovators across different generations to construct narratives that propel us forward together.

10:00AM  |  10:20AM

Keynote by Michael Cutajar

Michael’s presentation will unravel the tapestry of metaverse development, elucidating how it is bridging the digital divide between generations, illuminating the path for businesses and individuals alike and demystifying the art and science of creating virtual experiences that transcend generational boundaries.

10:20AM  |  10:35AM

Keynote by Neil Agius

Neil will share his compelling narrative, demonstrating how the principles that have propelled him through the most treacherous waters can inspire cross-generational leadership, foster determination in the face of adversity, and catalyse a transformative mindset. His presentation will offer a beacon of inspiration for navigating the uncharted waters of life and career with courage, conviction and an unwavering belief in the possible.

10:35AM  |  11:15AM

Coffee Break

11:15AM  |  12:15PM

Keynote by Jenk Oz

Jenk will offer a window into the pulse of Generation Z, weaving a narrative that connects the tapestry of generations through the art of storytelling and innovation. His keynote will not only spotlight the potential of the youngest generation but will also serve as a clarion call for intergenerational collaboration in the relentless pursuit of progress.

12:15PM  |  12:30PM

Energizer

12:30PM  |  13:00PM

Panel Discussion with Katrina Grech, Dr Edward Curmi, Jenk Oz, Valentina Rossi and Gabriel Mifsud

Katrina, Dr Edward, Jenk, Valentina and Gabriel will come together to deliver a panel discussion where psychological acuity meets generational empathy, creating a dialogue that promises to enlighten and inspire — illuminating the pathways to fostering an understanding of intergenerational dynamics, harnessing the power of psychological principles to bridge gaps within the workplace and society at large.

13:00PM  |  13:15PM

Conclusion

13:15PM  |  15:30PM

Lunch

REGISTRATION

STANDARD

€295

(Excl. vat)p/p*

Registration closes 12 March 2024

GROUP 5-9

€200

(Excl. vat)p/p*

Registration closes 12 March 2024

GROUP 10+

€150

(Excl. vat)p/p*

Registration closes 12 March 2024

OUR SPONSORS

Platinum Sponsors
MTA
vivendo
mapper
JobsPlus
corinthia
Silver Sponsor
la valette

OUR PARTNERS

Corinthia

FAQs

Here are some answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our attendees. Whether you’re curious about the conference format, speakers or how to register, we hope our FAQ section provides you with the information you need.

Who is the conference for?

Mind the Gap is for anyone who is interested in learning more about generational diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond. This includes entrepreneurs, business owners, HR professionals, line managers, executives and anyone who wants to foster cross-generational synergy and unleash the collective brilliance of a diverse generation.

What is the format of the conference?

The conference will feature a mix of keynote presentations, panel discussions, interactive activities, Live Q&As and networking sessions.

What are the benefits of attending the conference?

Mind the Gap will challenge conventional thinking and redefine our understanding of generational harmony, inspiring a paradigm shift in workplace dynamics. Buckle up for an immersive experience filled with practical tools, insightful strategies and game-changing perspectives.

When and where is the conference being held?

The Mind the Gap Conference will be held on the 15th of March 2024 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre (MCC) in Valletta, Malta.

How can I register for the conference?

Registration for the conference is available online. Please visit the registration section on this page to reserve your seat/s.

What if I have more questions?

Please email us at events@businessleadersmalta.com with any questions you may have.

CONTACT US

Have questions? We’d love to hear from you.

Reach out to us to learn more about Business Leaders Malta and find out how you can become a partner, sponsor or speaker of the Business Leaders Conference.

PHONE: +356 2247 0700

EMAIL: info@businessleadersmalta.com

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