Event Programme

2020 Schedule Revealed

Check out our 2020 schedule for an idea how the event is structured

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8TH, 2020

 Registration, complimentary breakfast bites, world-class networking

Explosive Opening Act to be Announced


Leadership Through Trust  – Authentic Culture – Sustainable Management – Legacy

Stephen M.R. Covey – Global Authority On Trust, Leadership and Culture

Stephen is the NY Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The SPEED of Trust, a groundbreaking and paradigm-shifting book that challenges our age-old assumption that trust is merely a soft, social virtue and instead demonstrates that trust is a hard-edged, economic driver. Stephen’s late father is Stephen R. Covey, a Visionary of Leadership and Professional Effectiveness, who wrote “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” – one of the most influential management books of all time. As the gatekeeper of his father’s legacy, audiences resonate with his informed, practical approach to real-time issues that affect their immediate and long-term performance.

Stephen’s Topic: The Speed of Trust


Limitless Creativity – Diversity & Inclusion – Future of Business – Combined Work Culture

Sophia The Robot – Most Sophisticated Humanoid Robot Ever Built

Sophia is the most advanced human-like robot, created by combining breakthrough innovations in robotics, AI, and artistry. Think of her as a personification of our dreams for the future of AI, as well as a framework for advanced AI and robotics research, and an agent for exploring human-robot experience in service and entertainment applications. An advocate for AI research and the role of robotics and AI in people’s lives, she has appeared on CBS 60 Minutes with Charlie Rose, the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Good Morning Britain. A hybrid of real AI and human input, Sophia will launch the brand new Pendutech Expo.


Purpose – Passion – Performance – Leadership – Business Mastery – Sustained Greatness

Lord Alan Sugar – Billionaire Business Titan and Star of The Apprentice UK

He is everyone’s favourite stroppy boss, and the original East End lad made good, Lord Sugar hires and fires with gusto on The Apprentice. Having earned his Spurs as a football club chairman and having sold Amstrad, he shares his savvy with select business audiences and explores the roots of entrepreneurship. He holds two honorary Doctorates of Science and was knighted for services to business. This is the first time ever Lord Sugar has spoken at an event in Ireland.


LUNCH & PENDUTECH EXPO

Entertainment to stimulate the mind and accelerate learning 


Resilience – Entrepreneurial Spirit – Adversity – Exceptional Customer Service – Agility

Molly Bloom, Former “Poker Princess” and Bestselling Author of “Molly’s Game”

Molly Bloom began her career as a world-class skier. While finishing her degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado, and in the process of applying to top tier Law Schools, her assistant job turned her into an accidental entrepreneur, running one of the most exclusive, high-stakes underground poker games in the world, pulling in as much as $4 million per year. What happened next is where her story truly begins and is depicted in her Memoir “Molly’s Game.” This was later adapted into the Oscar nominated film generating $60 million in global sales. Her games featured hundreds of millions of dollars and players like Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, A-Rod, and Ben Affleck.

Molly’s Topic: Bet on Yourself To Win & Make Every Customer Feel Like A High Roller 


Peak Sustainable Performance – Growth Mindset – Dream Team – Resounding Results 

Caroline Currid – One of Ireland’s Leading Performance Psychologists

Caroline has been involved in the backroom teams of four All-Ireland winners. She has worked with world-class athletes including Lions’ captain Paul O’Connell and Kenya’s 800m Olympic champion, David Rudisha. Her record as a Performance Psychologist has made her one of the most sought-after figures in the field of elite performance. Caroline’s role as a Performance Psychologist in the business world has set her apart with the results she has achieved working with CEO’s, C-Suite Executives and Senior Management Teams. Her straight talking approach based on simple fundamentals guarantee a winning individual mindset and a high performance culture within a team environment. 

Caroline’s Topic: Simply High Performance


Networking break (complimentary coffee served & networking opportunities)

Entertainment to stimulate the mind and accelerate learning 


Daring Marketing – Compassionate Customer Service – 2020 Communication  

David Meerman Scott – Outstanding Marketing and Sales Visionary and 10 Time Best-Selling Author

David delivers passionate and proven advice for generating attention and growing businesses in a real-time world. A true global mindset, organisations impacted by David’s vision will learn to win by tapping into his “Fanocracy” mindset – putting relationships with people above all else, setting old ideas and fear aside and using new tools to achieve measurable, no-cost results to turn customers into fans and fans into customers. His 10 best-selling books have sold close to a million copies in 29 languages from Albanian to Vietnamese.

David’s Topic: ‘Fanocracy’: Turn Your Customers into Fans


Explosive Closing Act.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 2020

Registration, complimentary breakfast bites, world-class networking

Explosive Opening Act to be Announced


Endurance – Sustainable Performance – Mental Fitness – Mindset – Courage of Conviction  

Bear Grylls – Global Adventurer & Master of Resilience

Bear will share an amazing “Survival Guide for Life & Leadership” borne from his hard-earned wisdom gained in the harshest environments on earth, from the summit of Mt. Everest to the boot camps of the British Special Forces. Filled with exclusive, never-before-told tales from Bear’s globe-trekking expeditions, A Survival Guide for Life teaches the audience – no matter your age or experience – that we’re all capable of living life more boldly, of achieving our most daring dreams, and of having more fun along the way.

Bear’s Topic: Never Give Up


Networking break (complimentary coffee served & networking opportunities)

Entertainment to stimulate the mind and accelerate learning 


Purpose – Passion – Performance – Mental Fitness – Sustainable Success – Dream Big 

Colonel Dame Kelly Holmes – Double Gold Olympic Champion, High Performance Expert and Mental Health Advocate

Kelly will draw on her experiences as an elite athlete to share how one can overcome even the toughest hardships in business, and how to achieve sustainable success against all odds. With the honour of Damehood and Colonel in her title – in the field of Pendulum’s 2020 Vision – Purpose. Passion. Performance – there is no one greater than Kelly Holmes.


Rules – Principles – Ethics – Trust – Decision Making – Conscious Business – Adversity  

Andy Fastow – Former Enron CFO who pled guilty to two counts of securities fraud, and was sentenced to six years in federal prison

In what will be an eye-opening presentation on Corporate Governance and Ethics based on Rules versus Principles, this Poacher turned Gamekeeper will focus on the distinction between legal and ethical decisions in the grey area of laws, regulations, and rules. He will make observations about how the ambiguity and complexity of laws and regulations breeds opportunity for problematic decisions and will discuss what questions corporate directors, management, attorneys, and accountants should ask in order to ensure that their companies not only follow the rules, but uphold the principles behind them.

Andy’s Topic: Rules v Principles 


LUNCH & PENDUTECH EXPO 


Identity Leadership – Professional Growth Based on Results, Performance & Excellence

Stedman Graham- Leadership Expert & NY Times Best Selling Author

In his New York Time’s best selling book Identity Leadership Graham outlines his Nine-Step Success Process that is a proven methodology for personal and professional success. Although the intention of the program is to facilitate a company’s ability to grow market share, it begins with maximizing individual performance. Self-leadership is about realizing that we literally cannot give to others what we do not have ourselves. Identity Leadership principles help you to define, plan and prepare with intention and direction by building a framework for professional growth based on results, performance and excellence. The program teaches that progress begins with you.

Stedman’s Topic: Identity Leadership


Limitless Potential – Embrace Disruption – Epigenetics – Quantum Physics – Innovation  

Dr. Joe Dispenza D.C. – Global authority in Neuroscience, International Lecturer and NY Times Best-Selling Author

Dr. Joe is driven by the conviction that each of us has the potential for greatness and unlimited abilities. In his easy-to-understand, encouraging, and compassionate style, he has educated millions of people, detailing how they can rewire their brains and recondition their bodies to make lasting changes. As a researcher, Dr. Joe’s passion can be found at the intersection of the latest findings from the fields of neuroscience, epigenetics, and quantum physics to explore the science behind spontaneous remissions. As a corporate consultant, Dr. Joe gives on-site lectures and workshops for businesses and corporations interested in using neuroscientific principles to boost employees’ creativity, innovation, productivity, and more.


Networking break (complimentary coffee served & networking opportunities)

Entertainment to stimulate the mind and accelerate learning 


Courage – Relentless  Resilience – Boundary Breaking Creativity – Pride – Belief

Interview with Honorary Legend Christy Dignam

Christy Dignam is the legendary lead singer of the popular Irish rock band Aslan. His career of over twenty-five years has been characterised by numerous musical successes as well as resounding resilience with his win over drug addiction. Christy designed a colourful journey through life,and it was his determination to get through the dark times that gave him an unwavering love for the good times. Christy is gratefully aware that his passion for music allowed him to find and live his purpose. We are honored that such a courageous spirit will share some highlights from his colourful career and wisdom on how to find your purpose, live with passion and be the best version of you.


Explosive Summit Closing Act