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

Rathgeb BioLog AG

Molkerei Biedermann AG

Toan Do (VN)


Selection of the Leaders of Tomorrow 2019

The St. Gallen Symposium is proud to present a selection of this years’ Leaders of Tomorrow.

La Conditoria

SO Appenzeller Käse GmbH

Latelin AG


Semi–Finalists St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award

The St. Gallen Symposium proudly presents the semi-finalists of the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award 2019. These students have convinced the jury with their excellent essays and their innovative ideas. The three very best authors get the opportunity to present and discuss their concepts on stage at the 49th St. Gallen Symposium (8–10 May 2019).