50th St. Gallen Symposium "Freedom Revisited": 7–8 May 2020


49th St. Gallen Symposium – press coverage

The 49th St. Gallen Symposium on "Capital for Purpose" took place from 8–10 May 2019 with a wide range of discussion formats. The insightful and inspiring debates promoted the internegerational dialogue and inspired our participants to commit themselves to purposeful decision–making.

A selection of the press coverage can be found here.

EcoOst St. Gallen Symposium

On 27 May, we will host the EcoOst St. Gallen Symposium for the first time together with the IHK St. Gallen - Appenzell, the IHK Thurgau and the University of St. Gallen. Our aim is to use the most important results of this year's St. Gallen Symposium and transfer them to the local economy. Take part in our public discussion on the topic: "How do companies succeed in overcoming short-term profit thinking?

Find more information and the registration link here. The event will be in German.


A Selection of Speakers of the 49. St. Gallen Symposium

Prof. Linda Hill

Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

Prof. Niall Ferguson

Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford and the Center for European Studies, Harvard

Karin Keller-Sutter

Federal Councillor of the Swiss Confederation

Essay Question St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award 2017

Breaking the status quo – what’s YOUR disruptive idea?

Join the ISC Team

Join the 50th ISC Team and be part of a once in a lifetime experience! Find more information here and apply until 31 May 2019.

Natalie Hei Tung Lau (HK)

Reuben Muhindi Wambui (KE)

Gusta Garden


Choba Choba


Roche Bobois

SIWA Manufaktur