In his contribution to the closing remarks, Uli Klopotek explained that he always believed that discussion and exchange of ideas is important. He was grateful for the success of the event and the contrubution Klopotek could make to the industry. But it is clear, he said, that many people in the industry do not regard strategic discussion is relevant to them.

Now, he said, providing strategic thought and input to the industry will have to be rethought.