REMINDER – Expenses-covered conference in Switzerland

There are only five days left to compete for an expenses-covered participation in the global conference: 46th St. Gallen Symposium, to be held 11–13 May 2016 in Switzerland.

For a quick overview, please feel free to watch a video presentation here: https://youtu.be/bcoZgLflhPU

Distinguished personalities who have already confirmed their attendance at the upcoming symposium include Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Nestlé Group, star economist Dambisa Moyo, Guler Sabanci, Sabanci Holding, Tidjan Thiam, Credit Suisse Group, and Andrew Witty, GlaxoSmithKline. Speakers attend because they want to engage with the students. The complete and regularly updated list is available at www.symposium.org/speakers.

Submission deadline for the essay competition is 1 February 2016 at www.symposium.org/apply. The authors of the 100 best contributions qualify as Leaders of Tomorrow for the St. Gallen Symposium. At the conference, the six finalists compete on the big stage (global audience, livestream, hundreds of top-decision makers and leaders watching) for a prize money of CHF 20,000.– and the prestigious St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award.

Register now at www.symposium.org/apply and hand in your essay no later than 1 February 2016.

St. Gallen Symposium Information Session – Tuesday, 27 October

Image

St Gallen Wings of Excellence Award 2016_PosterWould you like to discuss the world’s most pressing issues with leaders like Kofi Annan, United Nations, Professor Niall Ferguson, Harvard University, Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund or Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore?

If your answer to these questions is “yes”, join the Symposium Information Session on Tuesday, 27 October 2015, in room 1.60 FWB, Waterloo Campus from 18:0019.30 p.m.

Seize your opportunity and qualify as a “Leader of Tomorrow” for the St. Gallen Symposium through our student essay competition for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award. The St. Gallen Symposium is the world’s premier platform for intergenerational dialogue. The 46th St. Gallen Symposium will be held from 11–13 May 2016 under the topic “Growth – the good, the bad, and the ugly”.

The submission deadline for the competition is 1 February 2016. The authors of the 100 best contributions will qualify for the St. Gallen Symposium, which includes the following highlights:

  • Join the debate with 600 top global leaders and decision makers
  • Share your thoughts, ideas and visions with the global elite
  • Expenses for travel, board and lodging covered, travel service provided
  • Meet 200 of the world’s brightest young minds
  • Small and intimate gatherings with world leaders, exclusively for the Leaders of Tomorrow
  • CHF 20,000.– prize money shared by the three winners
  • Broad media coverage
  • Become member of a truly unique and strong global community

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for the essay competition, you must be enrolled in a graduate or post-graduate program (e.g. MasterMBAPh.D.graduate certificates or diplomas) and you must be born in or after 1986. Please note that post-docs are not eligible to apply.

We invite you to have a look at the competition question and requirements at www.symposium.org/apply. You may also want to share the information about this experience with your friends and follow us on www.facebook.com/StGallenSymposium. Furthermore, you may get an insight through the videos on our YouTube Channel on www.youtube.com/user/StGallenSymposium.

We hope to see you at one of our information sessions to tell you more about the extraordinary possibilities the St. Gallen Symposium offers.

St Gallen Symposium – Deadline 1 February 2015

The deadline for the St. Gallen Symposium’s annual essay competition (St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award) is now less than a month away.

The competition offers postgraduates an opportunity to win a cash prize and expenses-covered participation as a “Leader of Tomorrow” in the 45th St. Gallen Symposium (7-8 May 2015), a great opportunity for your CV.

This year’s essay theme is “Proudly Small” focusing on the importance of smaller units in politics, the economy and the society. Highlights, if you qualify include:

  • Free participation as a “Leader of Tomorrow” in the 45th St. Gallen Symposium
  • Meet 600 distinguished ‘Leaders of Today’: entrepreneurs, top managers, politicians and scientists from more than 60 nations
  • Meet 200 of the world’s brightest young minds
  • Expenses covered (flight, board and lodging)
  • Chance to win the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award, endowed with €20,000, including a speech in front of the assembled plenum.

Please note that because the Swiss students who organise the St. Gallen Symposium are seeking to develop a dialogue between young people and older people in positions of influence they have decided it should be open to all graduate and postgraduate students born in 1985 or later.

If you have any questions about this scheme please contact:

Leaders of Tomorrow Team – award@symposium.org

Competition details and application procedure can be found here.

St. Gallen Symposium – an opportunity to attend a conference and win an international prize

Are you interested in sharing your ideas with the global elite and competing for a prize money of EUR 20,000.–?

Would you like to discuss the world’s most pressing issues with today’s top decision-makers like Dominic Barton, McKinsey & Company, Inc., Robert Dudley, BP plc, Professor Niall Ferguson, Harvard University or Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund?

Seize your opportunity and qualify as one of 200 “Leaders of Tomorrow” for the 44th St. Gallen Symposium through the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award, the world’s largest and most renowned essay competition of its kind. The 44th St. Gallen Symposium will be held from 6–9 May 2014 under the topic “The Clash of Generations” and will, as every year, follow its mission as the leading global platform for intergenerational debates.

The submission deadline for the competition is 1 February 2014. The authors of the 100 best contributions qualify for the St. Gallen Symposium which includes the following highlights:

  • Free participation as “Leader of Tomorrow” in the 44th St. Gallen Symposium
  • Meet 600 top managers, entrepreneurs, politicians and scientists from more than 60 nations
  • Meet 200 of the world’s brightest young minds and become member of our exclusive global community
  • Expenses covered (travel, board and lodging)
  • Chance to win the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award, endowed with EUR 20,000.–

If you do not want to miss this unique opportunity, apply for the competition at http://www.symposium.org/apply. You may also want to share the information about this unique experience with your friends and follow us on www.facebook.com/StGallenSymposium.

How to qualify for an expenses-covered participation at the St. Gallen Symposium, Switzerland

There will be an information session on how you can qualify for an expenses-covered participation in the world’s leading conference for intergenerational debate, the St. Gallen Symposium, held from 6–9 May 2014 in Switzerland. You are cordially invited to join this event. 

EVENT: Information Session about the St. Gallen Symposium, Switzerland

DATE: Monday, 4 November 2013

TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. 

VENUE: Room S0.12, Strand Building, King’s College London

INVITEES: Graduate/Postgraduate students (Master, Ph.D., MBA., post-graduation diploma programmes), from all fields of study

There is no need to book a place, just turn up!

Take this opportunity and meet one of the conference’s representatives, Ms Barbara Woegerbauer, who will visit King’s College London exclusively for you. You will also have the opportunity to talk to Mr Johnathan Watkins, a student at King’s College London who participated in the St. Gallen Symposium last year. They will answer all your questions regarding the St. Gallen Symposium and how you can best qualify for participation. Seize your chance for a free trip to Switzerland and for debates on par with the world elite in management, business, politics and civil society!