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Attracting more than 1,000 attendees from around the globe, this is our largest and most important conference of the year. From Tuesday, October 25 through Thursday, October 27, beautiful Gothenburg, Sweden will be the home to IFS World Conference 2016.


Only seven months out, the 2016 IFS World Conference will be the best one yet. Seriously. This year’s conference is guaranteed to be fully stocked with world-renowned speakers, expert insight and advanced training. We have made it our mission to put on an event that allows you to take control of infinite possibilities.

Here is a sneak-peak at a few of our featured keynote speakers:

Bob Parker, Group Vice President of Global Research at International Data Corporation

Bob ParkerEncompassing 20 years of industry experience in technology and operations, Bob Parker is responsible for IDC’s energy, manufacturing and retail research teams. Prior to joining IDC, he held senior leadership positions at a technology-based company as well as a defense and commercial vehicle industries manufacturer.

Micael Dahlén, Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics

Micael DahlenRanked among the top 10 in the world among researchers in his field and a nominee for the Business Professor of the Year Award by The Economist’s Intelligence Unit, Micael Dahlén is an internationally acclaimed speaker and author. Throughout his academic career, he has risen rapidly and is now a leader in the fields of consumer behavior, creativity and marketing.

Mats Hultin, Chief Information Officer of Saab Group

Mats HultinAerospace and Defense Company, Saab Group, perhaps better known to consumers as the former parent of the Saab automobile company, Mats Hultin has held several positions within engineering, aftermarket and project management since he started in 1993. In 2007, Mats was appointed Saab Aerosystems’ Chief of Staff, a position in which he was responsible for Human Resources, Operational Development, Operational Efficiency, Security, ICT, and Community Relations and Quality. As of March 2010, he assumed his current position of CIO.

Sauber F1 Team

SauberThere are few sports where tweaking of the smallest detail can have a great impact on performance. The Sauber F1 Team will provide insight into logistics, short timescales, the significance of technology and the importance of good teamwork, as they discuss the challenges that come with running a Formula One car.

Jon Briggs, Keynote Speaker and Moderator

Jon BriggsThroughout his 25-year career, Jon Briggs has interviewed high-profile public figures such as Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela and Richard Branson, and has moderated over 300 events. He makes sure everyone shares the knowledge, the vision and the good times by combining a reporter’s clarity with an IT insider’s understanding.


Now is the time to move away from the idea that market pressures dictate our business strategies and thinking. This year we are focused on being assertive by equipping you with the tools necessary to control the infinite possibilities within your industry.

Registering and preparing couldn’t be easier. We have pulled together all of the information you need in order to book your stay, justify your attendance, obtain your visa and even plan your wardrobe! Whether you have attended an IFS World Conference in the past or whether you are a first-timer, IFS World Conference 2016 will enable you to shape the future of your business.

For more information on IFS World Conference 2016, or to see highlights from last year, visit our event page or contact us directly at events@ifsworldconference.com. We look forward to seeing you there!

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