Expert Talk Series: Session 3

23 October 2020

The third session of the UNILAB-MBC Expert Talk Series: In the Shadow of the Pandemic - Fast Forward to Industry 4.0 zeroed in on the fundamental trends that will reshape the landscape of policy, business, education, and industries.


The event was welcomed by Ms. Clarissa Segismundo, the Education Programs Lead of Microsoft PH. As the current Chairperson of the STEM Leadership Alliance - Philippines, Ms. Segismundo highlighted the importance of fostering STEM integration across GIE sectors for the upskilling of current and future workforce. SLA-PH continues to serve as an enabling organization and the Expert Talk Series elevates this Industry 4.0 by investing in discussions around STEM towards relevant post-pandemic recovery.


Professor Mauro Guillen shared the findings discussed in his book, 2030 How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything, and the importance of population, economic, and technological trends which are fundamental to understanding labor, consumer, and financial markets. The current COVID-19 crisis accelerates these trends, and provides us significant insights of the future markets.


Watch the full video here: SLA Expert Talk Series 3 - How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything 


Professor Guillen is a Dr. Felix Zandman Professor of International Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He was awarded the Aspen Institute's Faculty Pioneer Award and the Wharton MBC Core Teaching Award. He was also the winner of the IV Fundación Banco Herrero Prize, awarded annually to the best Spanish social scientist under the age of 40.


The last session of the Expert Talk Series will be held on November 11, 2020 where  Professor Willy Shih of the Harvard Business School will discuss Global Supply Chains in a Post-Pandemic World. Register to the event through the link:


This event is sponsored by Shell, Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc., Gokongwei Brothers Foundation, and HP.