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

TPCG speech Buenos Aires, Argentina

Event date: 
Wed, 21 November 2012 - 19:00 to 21:00

Speech Topics:

  • Based on the book "Breaking the Code of History"
  • Defined the 5 Stages of the Empire Model in the context of past Empires, and today's World
  • Application of the 5 Stages Mdel to better understand the next 10 years for Latin-America
  • Latin-America's role in the greater world
  • Investment opportunities in Latin-America


"In November 2012 TPCG Group (a Latin-American Fixed Income Brokerage Firm) located in  Buenos Aires Argentina, had the pleasure to count with the visit of David Murrin in its 15th Anniversary Event as the main speaker.

His presentation, based in his book "Breaking the Code of History" was very interesting and delivered with enthusiasm and style, capturing the audience’s attention at all time.

TPCG had nothing but very positive feedback from clients and staff."

Fernando Alvarez de la Viesca, CEO



Annual CAIA Macro Panel - sponsored by Goldman Sachs

Event date: 
Wed, 14 November 2012 - 17:30

Seminar part of: Annual CAIA Macro Panel, CAIA London’s flagship educational event Hosted and Sponsored by Goldman Sachs

"I want to personally thank you for your participation in Wednesday’s CAIA London Macro Panel Event but also offer the sincere gratitude of CAIA London, its members and candidates, and the CAIA Association in Amherst. By all accounts it was our best ever event and we owe that to the five of you. I hope you enjoyed yourselves and found the dialogue and different views and perspectives as interesting as we did in the audience. You guys were great."

Luke Dixon, Senior Investment Manager - Hedge Funds, USS Investment Management Limited

CFA - Society of the UK.

Event date: 
Wed, 14 November 2012 - 12:30

A Presentation by David Murrin: 'Breaking the Code of History'.

Additional details can be found on the cfa website.

IAS one-day seminar - 'The World of 2020 and Beyond'

Event date: 
Wed, 10 October 2012 - 10:30

Presentation at IAS one-day seminar - 'The World of 2020 and Beyond', hosting specialists from different disciplines to address their insights into how the soicieties of the future could look like.

"David took the audience to a unique and profound view point on the evolution of societies and empires. It was a timeless walkabout from past to future superbly guided in an engaging and information rich presentation."
Dr J. E. Jimenez-Roldan, Institute of Advance Science, University of Warwick



TPCG LatAm event London

Event date: 
Thu, 20 September 2012 - 10:00 to 11:00

"I would like to thank you for participating in our event last week. The group and I found the subject and the content of your presentation, extremely interesting and your delivery, very engaging."

Fernando A. de la Viesca, CEO TPCG Group            


StatPro Cloud Summit 2012 Altitude 360, Millbank Tower London

Event date: 
Thu, 13 September 2012 - 15:30 to 18:30

"StatPro needed a compelling and engaging speaker for our Cloud Summit event in London and David delivered on all fronts. It is very important for an external speaker to capture the audience’s attention from the first minute, especially when it’s towards the end of the day. David’s presentation was very interesting and delivered with enthusiasm and style; we have had nothing but positive feedback from our clients and staff.”

Neil Smyth, Marketing and Technology Director, StatPro


Chalke Valley History Festival

Event date: 
Thu, 28 June 2012 - 18:30 to 19:45

The Chalke Valley History Festival, 26th June -1st July 2012, is Britain's biggest literary festival devoted entirely to history. Situated in Ebbesbourne Wake, 12 miles southwest of Salisbury in Wiltshire, it offers a series of top-class litery events involving the most popular, influential and successful historians in the country.

'Thank you so much for coming to the Festival and for giving a talk that is still being discussed two weeks on.  It was great to have you on board and I've heard that yours was one of Waterstones' best-selling titles of the entire Festival!  Not only was it great to finally meet you, it was brilliant to have you give a speech that has prompted so much discussion and thought.'

James Holland, co-director, Chalke Valley History Festival


Capital World speech

Event date: 
Tue, 22 May 2012 - 18:30 to 21:30