Top Rome Keynote Speakers

“Inspiring, entertaining, and motivating. Alison Burns and James Taylor (AKA The Ethical Futurists) are two of the most sought-after 

Top Rome Keynote Speakers – The Ethical Futurists keynote speakers. Highly recommended.”

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Top Rome Keynote Speakers
Alison Burns & James Taylor
(AKA The Ethical Futurists)

The Ethical Futurists is a unique pairing of two of today’s leading keynote speakers; Alison Burns and James Taylor. Together they have spoken on thousands of stages from London to Rome – The Ethical Futurists, delivering tailored, insightful, entertaining and highly visual keynote presentations to clients including IBM, Cisco, GSK, Visa, EY, Apple, Intuit as well as various Governments. In their inspiring, entertaining and highly visual co-keynote they will take you on a journey to discover how the world’s most ethical and innovative companies are transforming their industries and achieving sustainable growth. Top Rome Keynote Speakers

Alison Burns is an award-winning performer, keynote speaker and expert in business ethics, sustainability and ethical leadership. For over 30 years, she has been a trailblazer in the fields of engineering, entertainment, technology and the law. Today as an Ethical Futurist she helps organisations and individuals think and act more ethically through her entertaining and inspiring keynote speeches on sustainability, environment, future trends, diversity, inclusion and the ethical implications of technology. Full Alison Burns bio Top Rome Keynote Speakers

James Taylor – who started his career managing high profile rock stars – is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity, innovation and artificial intelligence. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEO’s, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, leaders, writers and rockstars on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential, and increase productivity. Full James Taylor bio Top Rome Keynote Speakers





“Phenomenal and very engaging in the session…managed to captivate everyone’s attention and the feedback from the team has been super good”
  • – Senior Manager, Global Accounts
“Thank you for sharing valuable insights on key attributes/traits of a leader. The session was received extremely well and I am looking to another opportunity to invite you for your valuable interaction with our team.”
  • – Managing Director
“Your presentation was one of the most interesting topics at the conference. It was an honor for us to have you as one of our keynote speakers.”
  • – Chairman of the Board
“Thank you very much for your keynote at our event. It was indeed very well received and we had some fantastic feedback from the colleagues.”
  • – HR Director
“Thank you for bringing us a unique session on boosting our creativity in the age of artificial intelligence at our annual event. Your keynote was authentic, inspirational and entertaining, truly engaging the audience from the beginning. Participants and customers provided us with many delighted comments.”
  • – CEO
“Creative, thought provoking, inspirational and well-presented.”
  • Co-Chair
“One of the most insightful, impactful and powerful presentations that I have seen in years.”
  • – Partner
“Easy to work with, powerful content, dynamic and engaging. What more can you ask for in a speaker.”
  • – Group Event Director
“In my 20 years of planning conferences and working with keynoters to help them understand our unique audience, I’ve never seen a keynote speaker prepare at the level James did. All that preparation showed during the keynote; it was full of relevant and entertaining stories as well as highly visually engaging. Our members were blown away.”
  • – President (ABPM logo)

Top Rome Keynote Speakers


Rome has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:

Events Rome Trevi Fountain, in Piazza della Pilotta

New Congress Centre, on Viale Asia

Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Centre, on Viale del Pattinaggio

Rome Convention Group, on Viale della Pittura

SGM Conference Centre, on Via Portuense

Roma Eventi – Piazza di Spagna, on Via Alibert


General Information about Lisbon for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals:

Rome is the capital city of Italy and was ranked the 3rd most visited city in the European Union and the 14th most visited one in the world (7-10 million tourists per year). It hosts the most important institutions of Italy, such as the Presidency of the Republic, the Government, the Parliament, the Judicial Courts, as well as the diplomatic representatives of various countries. Notable cultural and scientific international institutions, such as the American Institute, the British School, the German Archaeological Institute, the French Academy and the Scandinavian Institutes, are also located here. Rome’s economy is dominated by services, technology companies (telecommunications, IT, defense, aerospace), commerce, banking, constructions, and tourism. Rome is also a major international centre of higher education, containing a large variety of prestigious universities, colleges and academies. Architectonically, Rome is an eclectic mixture of styles, including Classical and Imperial Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassical and Fascist. The city’s most important landmarks include: the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, the Capitolini Museums, the Borghese Gallery, the monuments and ruins of the Roman Forum and the Catacombs. Rome is also renowned for its numerous fountains, all built in very different styles, ranging from Classical and Medieval to Baroque and Neoclassical.

The City as a Conference Destination

Rome is a major centre for conferences and conventions, hosting each year a large number of such events, including: the OpenStack Day Italy, bringing together hundreds of technology providers, IT executives and cloud operators to discuss cloud computing; the GDPR Annual Privacy Forum, an event where the processing of personal data is discussed; the Rome Young Professionals Forum, a venue for young professionals and students interested in politics, law and management; the Green Urbanism conference, an event dedicated to sustainable communities; the Urban Transit and Sustainable Networks Convention, focused on methods of developing eco-friendly cities; and the Euro-Global Conference on Food Science, Agronomy and Technology.

Rome Food Options for Conference Delegates

While attending a business conference in Rome, Italy, a few local restaurants to experience include: Pierluigi (+39 06 686 1302), a posh Roman ‘trattoria’ chosen by Mark Zuckerberg for a honeymoon dinner; La Pergola (+39 06 3509 2152), a luxurious hotel restaurant with city panoramas serving gourmet Italian food; Ristorante Ad Hoc (+39 06 323 3040), famous both for its food and great selection of wines;

Metamorfosi (+39 06 807 6839), offering an amazing six-course tasting menu paired with fantastic wines;

Waraku (+39 06 2170 2358) and Junsei Sushi (+39 06 575 4012), two of the best Japanese restaurants in town; and Sukhothai (+39 06 5526 3993), serving lovely authentic Thai food.