SAP Innovating for a World of 7 Billion Executive Roundtable

Oct 18, 2011 2:30 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 18, 2011 - SAP, United Nations Population Fund and the Churchill Club Present Innovating for a World of 7 Billion Executive Roundtable

What SAP, together with The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Churchill Club, today announced it will host a breakfast and virtual event on October 24, 2011, entitled Innovating for a World of 7 Billion. The world’s population is slated to top seven billion people on October 31, 2011. This humanitarian milestone represents both an achievement and a challenge, and impacts everyone on the planet. A world of seven billion and beyond has implications for sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment. Companies, governments and non-profits of every size have a role to play to create a healthy and sustainable world for all.

As the United Nations agency responsible for marking this milestone, the UNFPA is leading a global initiative—7 Billion Actions—to raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges of a world of seven billion people and beyond. Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, and Dr. Vishal Sikka, Executive Board Member, SAP, will present the global perspective on the biggest challenges facing a world of seven billion, and engage leading thinkers from Silicon Valley on how to transform them into opportunities.

  When Monday, October 24, 2011, International UN Day, and the official kick-off of the
7-Day Countdown to 7 Billion   Who Moderator Jonathan Becher, CMO, SAP   Speakers
  • Tim Freundlich, President, Impact Assets; Executive Co-Chairman, Good Capital, Hub Bay Area & SOCAP

  • Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA

  • Dickon Pinner, Partner, McKinsey & Co.

  • Kavita Ramdas, Executive Director, Ripples to Waves, CDDRL/Stanford and former President and CEO, Global Fund for Women (1996-2010)

  • Dr. Vishal Sikka, Executive Board Member, Technology and Innovation, SAP

  Schedule of Events 7:30 a.m. - Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. - Keynote with Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and Vishal Sikka, hosted by Jonathan Becher
8:35 a.m. - Roundtable discussion with Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and distinguished panelists, led by moderator Jonathan Becher
9:30 a.m. - Program concludes   Where SAP
3410 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304   Registration Register for roundtable:  Register for virtual event:    About SAP As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 172,000 customers (includes customers from the acquisition of Sybase) to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. SAP is also the exclusive analytics provider to the 7 Billion Actions campaign: SAP delivered three population dashboards using core SAP technology that help create greater transparency and awareness around core UN population data and trends, which helps the UN and governments make better informed decisions. For more information, visit   About Churchill Club The Churchill Club is an internationally-respected independent business and technology forum located in Silicon Valley, where CEOs, thought leaders, global business executives, innovators, and senior political leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate. Founded in 1985, the Club is known for its smart, provocative conversations on the most current leadership and innovation topics. Its 7,000 individual and corporate members include senior executives from market-leading companies, investors, and entrepreneurs. Recent speakers to the Club include Michael Dell, founder, chairman & CEO, Dell; Larry Ellison, founder, chairman & CEO, Oracle; Jim Goodnight, chairman & CEO, SAS; Michael Eisner, former CEO, the Walt Disney Company; Ursula Burns, Chairman & CEO of Xerox, Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn; and Reed Hastings, founder & CEO of Netflix. Further information about the Churchill Club, a 501(c)(3) organization, can be found at   About 7 Billion Actions By the close of 2011, the global population will reach 7 billion. A world of 7 billion has implications for sustainability, urbanization, access to health services and youth empowerment. It is also an opportunity to renew global commitment for a healthy and sustainable world. 7 Billion Actions, a global movement for all humanity, was established by the United Nations Population Fund to highlight positive action by individuals and organizations and inspire others to join the movement. Learn how to make a difference at   SAP17821