Baltic Family Firm Institute – ECGI conference

RISEBA University of Applied Sciences and the Baltic Family Firm Institute invite you to the conference on June 12-13, 2024, in Vilnius, Lithuania. 
Baltic Family Firm Institute – ECGI conference

RISEBA University of Applied Sciences and the Baltic Family Firm Institute invite you to the conference on June 12-13, 2024, in Vilnius, Lithuania. 

Explore the challenges and opportunities of family-owned enterprises and family offices in the Baltic region with interactive workshops and presentations. This year’s conference will feature a lineup of prominent speakers who are leaders in the family enterprise and family office realm – Morten Bennedsen (Copenhagen Business School), John Davis (MIT Sloan School of Management and Cambridge Family Enterprise Group), Dennis Jaffe (BanyanGlobal Family Business Advisors), and Christina Wing (Wingspan Legacy Partners and Harvard Business School). Secure your spot today with code ALUMNI for a 15% discount on tickets! Register HERE.

Prices for attendee: 
  • Conference Ticket (without Dinner) €180
  • Conference Ticket (including Dinner) €240
  • Conference Dinner €60

Meet the keynote speakers

Dennis T. Jaffe is a Senior Research Fellow at Banyan Global Family Business Advisors. He holds a PhD from Yale University. Over a 40-year career, as professor, organizational consultant and family therapist, he has helped families with a family business, family office or family foundation, overcome personal challenges that get in the way of successful and fulfilling generational transfer of businesses, wealth, values, commitments and legacies.

John A. Davis is the Chairman and Founder of Cambridge Family Enterprise Group and Senior Lecturer and Faculty Director of Family Enterprise Executive Programs at MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a globally recognized pioneer and authority on family enterprise, family wealth, and family office. Since the 1970s, he has been a leading researcher, author, advisor, and speaker in the family enterprise field, and is the creator of the field’s most impactful conceptual frameworks.

Christina R. Wing is the founder of Wingspan Legacy Partners and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School. She is the chair of the executive education program Families in Business and frequently teaches family office and HBS/Young Presidents’ Organization programs internationally. Prior to teaching at HBS and creating Wingspan, Christina held a variety of roles within the finance and general management fields. Most recently she was president and CEO of a family office where she oversaw a team of people and assets within real estate, art, collectables, private investments, and philanthropic activities.

Morten Bennedsen is Niels Bohr Professor at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). He obtained his PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 1998 and is an expert on owner-managed and family businesses. His work has been published in top finance and economics journals and he is the author of the book “The Family Business Map: Assets and Roadblocks in Longterm Planning”. He has served as advisor to The Danish Ministry of Business, The Danish and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, private equity funds and the World Bank. He consults and works with many families in Europe, in Asia and in the rest of the world.

About Baltic Family Firm Institute

Baltic Family Firm Institute is a non-profit organization founded in 2022. With a dedicated team of scholars and practitioners, BFFI helps Baltic family businesses to fulfill their potential by offering research-based training, mentoring, and knowledge-sharing opportunities.

Baltic Family Firm Institute provides a platform and community for family firms where they can get professional support, advocacy, make connections, and access the relevant knowledge and expertise to enhance family firm multi-generational prosperity and financial stability.

Baltic Family Firm Institute’s vision is to be the leading network of scholars and practitioners in the field of family enterprise in the Baltic States. The three pillars of BFFI – research, advisory and education – provide research-based knowledge and tools for family firm members, consultants and academics.

  • Organizing networking events
  • Providing succession planning support for BFFI members
  • Delivering training programs for BFFI members
  • Facilitating sustainability debate among BFFI members and broader society
  • Collaborating with family firm associations in other regions
  • Growing the number of BFFI members
  • Organizing annual conferences
  • Initiating research projects on family firms
  • Maintaining a family firm database

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