The Business Group consists of members and their delegates (substitutes) and conducts face-to-face as well as virtual meetings throughout the year.
The Business Group meets in spring and fall of each year (US and Europe). Each of the one and a half day meetings is immediately followed by a one day Tech Meeting when guests from the industry and academia are invited as well. Review more here.
Within the virtual interaction, the Business Group conducts several surveys and live webinars open, once more, to members, only, and their delegates.
The program of the Business Group meetings consists of:
MEETING HOST - CIO ADDRESS
The CIO of the hosting organization delivers the first presentation of the meeting, showcasing successes, trends and challenges. A Question and Answer segment follows.
One of the key activities of the PRISME Forum meetings is the “Company Updates.” These updates allow members to identify common key themes from across our companies such as:
- industry trends
- common business drivers
- opportunity for pre-competitive (non-competitive) collaboration.
PRISME BUSINESS MEETING
- Financial update
- Membership update
- Next topics
- Future meeting dates and locations
Various lectures on topics of interest to the PRISME members.
In terms of structure, the Business Meeting features:
TUESDAY (11:00 – 22:00):
- group lunch
- company updates (subgroups/breakouts)
- group dinner
WEDNESDAY (8:00 – 22:00):
- company updates (plenary)
- group discussion
- reception with TECH GROUP.
THURSDAY (8:00 – 19:00):
Please note that spouses, partners or children are not allowed to any session or social/networking event.