The 48th St. Gallen Symposium - Call for Papers
The St. Gallen Symposium invites graduate and postgraduate students from all fields of studies and corners in the world to compete for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award by writing a compelling, inspiring and thought-provoking essay. Each year, this competition offers graduate and postgraduate students from all fields of study the unique opportunity to participate as “Leader of Tomorrow” at the St. Gallen Symposium, in company of 600 entrepreneurs, top managers, politicians and scientists from more than 60 nations. The student’s are invited to submit their thoughts and visions to the question “Robots are coming for your job. How do you augment yourself to stay economically relevant?” at www.symposium.org/apply. Closing date is 1 February 2018.
The 48th St. Gallen Symposium is devoted to the theme “Beyond the end of work” and will be held from 2–4 May 2018 in Switzerland. We are honoured to have welcomed renowned participants such as Kofi Annan, seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia, Aubrey De Grey, author and biomedical gerontologist, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, or Jack Ma, Chief Execute Officer Alibaba Group or Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
In addition to the benefits mentioned above, there are some more highlights waiting for the students in case they qualify:
· Small and intimate gatherings with world leaders, exclusively for the students
· Meet 600 of the world’s leading business, political, and academic leaders
· Meet 200 of the world’s brightest young minds and become member of a unique global community
· Expenses paid (travel, board and lodging)
· Share their ideas with the symposium’s global audience
Please see the details here.
Autor - Mgr. Eliška Šerhantová