Two days with an outstanding global thinker in the best conference hotel of sunny Tbilisi. Closed event for 100 top managers of leading companies.
Dr. Mamuka Bakhtadze is a Minister of Finance of Georgia since November 2017 and is a special representative at New Silk Road from Georgian Government.
Prior to his appointment as a Minister he worked as a CEO of JSC Georgian Railway for 4 years. Before that he held various high positions in the private sector such as being CEO of Georgian International Energy Corporation and Member of Georgian Industrial Group’s Executive Board.
Mr. Bakhtadze holds an MBA from INSEAD, Master’s Degree in Business from Lomonosov Moscow State University and Bachelors in Organization & Management of Foreign Economic Affairs from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. He obtained his PhD and BA from Georgian Technical University in Electromechanical Engineering.
The concept of antifragility means the ability of an object to benefit from failures, to become stronger when faced with adversities and to evolve even in a chaotic environment.
In his lecture Nassim Nicholas Taleb will describe in detail the effect of antifragility on the development of individual humans, systems and organizations. He will explain the method he developed for determining the fragility of an object, which can be applied to subordinates or the whole company, and he will also give practical recommendations on the use of the barbell strategy that increases the level of antifragility.
Moreover, thelecture program will include materials from the new book "Skin in the game".
In this book, based on many historical examples and analysis of political processes, Taleb argues that the ability to risk and join the game, disregarding the possible loss, is the main recipe for success.
Be the first to learn first-hand about the new work of the great world thinker!
This program will redefine your accustomed ideas about risk, politics and finances and will cast a new light on the events taking place in the world.
Professional team with many years of experience will select for you the most interesting historical sites, delicious restaurants, the best hotels and entertainments.
Tbilitour.com - Georgia is waiting for you.
"Taleb has changed my worldview. I looked at the world through different eyes..."
“The most prophetic voice of all. [Taleb is] a genuinely significant philosopher, someone who is able to change the way we view the structure of the world through the strength, originality and veracity of his ideas alone”
“Antifragility isn't just sound economic and political doctrine. It's also the key to a good life”
If you know, in the morning, what your day looks like with any precision, you are a little bit dead–the more precision, the more dead you are.
Pharmaceutical companies are better at inventing diseases that match existing drugs, rather than inventing drugs to match existing diseases.
At lunch in a French restaurant, my friends ate the salmon and threw away the skin; at dinner, at a sushi bar, the very same friends ate the skin and threw away the salmon.
We all become stingy and calculating when our wealth grows and we start taking money seriously.
Breakfast (only for hotel guests)
Welcome word from Ministry of Finance of Georgia.
The logic of risk taking: public perception of risk; fear of Ebola; path dependency
The logic of risk taking: business with large loss risk; what is a rational solution; risk classification
The logic of risk taking: costs excess; complexity
Breakfast (only for hotel guests)
Antifragility: complexity and scaling; fragility detection
Antifragility: properties of natural systems; why it is better to be antifragile than smart
Antifragility: simplification of the decision-making process
Summary and conclusion