Events

Institutional Seminar Banque Privee Edmond de Rothschild in Luxembourg

Event date: 
Wed, 18 June 2014 - 17:00

David will speak about 'Leadership in the Western World'

  • Explanation of the 5 stages of Empire model, to understand the rise and fall of systems
  • The different types of Hero (Military, Thought, Political, Peoples)
  • Identification of specific types of heroes and their relationship on the empire curve with specific examples
  • Why empires and systems collapse as the quality of leadership declines
  • Comparison between the Heroes of America and Britain
  • What is good leadership ?
  • What has happened to western leadership?

 

"We would like to thank you most kindly for your excelent presentation at our Institutional Seminar in Luxembourg. Your speech was much appreciated by all present and contributed significantly to te success of our annual event."

Anais Palmerini, Edmond de Rothschild (Europe)

 

BMO Capital Markets Inaugural London Energy Summit

Event date: 
Wed, 7 May 2014 - 13:00

David delivered a keynote speech for a mixed public of oil & gas/energy corporate and investors on geopolitics of the Middle East and Africa and key security issues effecting transacting business in the region.

 

Barclays Istanbul Conference

Event date: 
Wed, 13 November 2013 - 11:45

 

David's speech "The Geopolitics of Turkey" highlighted the following subjects:

  • Geopolitcal understanding of:

1. The World

2. The Middle East

3. Turkey and its direct Neighbours 

  • The business environment:

1. Rule of Law

2. Government Policies

3. Capabilities of the Work Force

  • Challenges specific to the late Regionalisation Process as defined in the Five Stages of Empire

 

  • Specific business development knowledge

Atlantic Alliance Speech

Event date: 
Tue, 1 October 2013 - 09:00

6th AgustaWestland Oil & Gas Seminar

Event date: 
Tue, 17 September 2013 - 11:00

The seminar is intended specifically for the Oil & Gas Helicopter community and is an opportunity to meet and discuss the latest Oil & Gas industry trends, market developments, support and technical challenges that helicopter industry is facing. The target audience includes Helicopter Operators, Oil & Gas Companies Aviation experts, Safety Aviation Advisors, etc. 100 participants are expected from all over the world.

David's speech "The Geopolitics of Helicopters" covered the following topics:

  • Geopolitics/Investment thesis based on his book Breaking the Code of History
  • 5 Stages of the Empire Model in the context of past Empires, and today's world
  • Application of the 5 Stages Model to better understand the next 10 years
  • Understanding the market of helicopters and the sources of design innovations

 

"David Murrin addressed a public of worldwide representatives from the helicopter industry, and his presentation has been perceived extremely insightful, funny and intriguing! it's incredible how building a successful business is mirrored in the rise and fall of empires. It was a pleasure to have David as a speaker, we do highly recommend him as a keynote speaker for any event!"

Management, AgustaWestland

4th Annual African Cup of Investment Management Conference

Event date: 
Fri, 30 August 2013 - 12:00

IMN is proud to bring their global portfolio of unparalleled investment management conferences back to Cape Town, South Africa. Taking place August 29-30, the 4th Annual African Cup of Investment Management conference will bring together the leading players in the African intstitutional and retail investement communities. This year's conference continues to expand, with comprehensive coverage of not only South Africa, but the continent as a whole, including prominent figures representing Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Nigeria, Botswana, Kenya and mony other.

David's keynote speaking slot covered the following topics:

  • Geopolitics/Investment thesis based on his book Breaking the Code of History
  • 5 Stages of the Empire Model in the context of past Empires, and today's world
  • Application of the 5 Stage Model to better understand the next 10 years
  • Investment Opportunities in Africa

 

“I would highly recommend David Murrin as a keynote speaker to any event organizers putting together conferences or meetings for high-level executives. His presentation, “The Geopolitics of Modern Africa for Investors,” at our African Cup of Investment Management conference in Cape Town, South Africa, was a fascinating and entertaining session that proved extremely popular with our attendees. David spoke to a packed room of representatives from across Africa’s finance industry, and his presentation was singled out as a highlight of the day-and-a-half conference by several attendees. It was a pleasure to meet David and I would enthusiastically recommend him as a keynote speaker.”

Tim Bailey, Conference Producer, Information Management Network (IMN)

"A short note to thank you for your passionate participation in the African Cup! The feedback on your session has been excellent - well done!

Helena Conradie, CFA, Satrix

"I was at the 4th Annual African Cup of Investments Management conference 2013. After listening to his speech/presentation, from that day he is my mentor. I am interested in persuying the same career."

Dominic Jumo

Royal College of Defence Studies

Event date: 
Mon, 1 July 2013 - 12:45 to 16:45

The Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS) is an internationally-renowned institution and component of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.

Their mission is: "To prepare senior officers and officials of the UK and other countries and future leaders from the private an public sectors for high responsibilities in their respective organisations, by developing their analytical powers, knowlegde of defence and international security, and stategic vision".

David's speech "Leadership, Heroes and Empires" covered the following topics:

  • The 5 Stages of the empire model to better understand the rise and fall of systems
  • The different types of heroes: military, philosophical, political and human heroes
  • Identification of specific types of heroes and their relationship on the empire curve with examples
  • Definition of good leadership
  • Why empires and systems collapse as the quality of leadership declines

 

“David addressed the Royal College of Defence Studies for the first time in 2013.  His presentation on the impact of Leaders in the historical cycles of empires provided a compelling and thoughtful proposition.  David’s analysis is provocative, challenging and highly persuasive, and his talk generated much interest among the 90 Members who represent over 50 countries. Without doubt, he provided one of the genuine highlights of this high-quality 2013 Course.”

Nick J Caplin CB, Major General, Senior Directing Staff (Army), Royal College of Defence Studies

UKIP South East Conference "Election 2014: Campaign Starts today"

Event date: 
Sat, 8 June 2013 - 14:00

We will have lots of special guest speakers including, obviously, Party Leader Nigel Farage and we will also be celebrating our spectacular success in the County Council elections last week.

David'speech "Breaking the Code of British Leadership" will be the second speaking slot after lunch and addresses the following topics:

  • The 5 Stages of the Empire Model in the context of past Empires, and today's World
  • Britain and the EU on the the curve of Empire
  • A sense of urgency
  • The role of Margaret Thatcher as national hero
  • Should we have a new constitution in Britain?
  • Britain's defence policy, or lack of it
  • The steps the UKIP needs to enact to become electable

Absa Bank's 4th Annual Commodities Conference in Johannesburg and Cape Town

Event date: 
Wed, 5 June 2013 - 11:00 to Thu, 6 June 2013 - 11:00

Topics of David's keynote speech based on his book "Breaking the Code of history":

  • The 5 Stages of the Empire Model n the context of past empires, and today's World
  • Application of the 5 Stage Model to better understand the next 10 years for Africa
  • Investment opportunities in Africa
  • Commodities accross Africa

 

Banque Privee Edmond de Rothschild Europe breakfast event at the Top Marques Monaco

Event date: 
Fri, 19 April 2013 - 09:30

David Murrin was the Guest Speaker at the Financial Breakfast organised by the Edmond de Rothschild Group at Top Marques Monaco on April 19th 2013.

About 250 selected guests gathered to listen to Mr. Murrin’s theories on the rise and fall of empires, alliances for a new world order and on where best to invest nowadays. His speech based on his book "Breaking the Code of History" covered:

  • The 5 Stages of the Empire Model in the context of past Empires, and today's World
  • Application of the 5 Stages Model to better understand the next 10 years for Geopolitics
  • The Commodity Cycle
  • the Decline of the West and Rise of China

 

“Thought provoking! It is impossible to not be intrigued by the relevance and evidence of David Murrin’s theories”, said Top Marques’ Director Steven Saltzman. “We are thrilled that the Edmond the Rothschild Group has invited Mr Murrin to our show”.

"The conference in Monaco was very enlightening and so close to my own opinions, which is what I told David on the day. I thoroughly enjoyed it and it quite literally made my day. " Capt Fabien Roche, Vice-President Operations, Sunrise Yachts

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