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


49th St. Gallen Symposium – Interactive Sessions

With our Interactive Sessions we introduced a new format to foster more interaction and ideation space among our participants. In a specific design thinking setting our participants produced different approaches to solve the challenge they had been facing. We have prepared the completed results of four Interactive Sessions to give you some insights.

50th St. Gallen Symposium: Freedom Revisited

Have a look at the upcoming topic for the 50th St. Gallen Symposium in May 2020. 


A Selection of Speakers of the 49th 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

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).

Essay Review

Since 2010, we have been publishing a review that captures the very best ideas submitted to our global student essay competition. Our essay review identifies and analyses the most interesting findings of the top 50 to 80 student contributions to the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award.

> Essay Review

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Storck (Schweiz) GmbH

Leader of Tomorrow Report 2018/2019

This report is dedicated to the Patrons of the St. Gallen Symposium’s Leaders of Tomorrow. It presents stories and background information on the manifold initiatives of the St. Gallen Symposium, which have involved and empowered a global community of ambitious and dedicated young talents.

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