49th St. Gallen Symposium "Capital for Purpose": 8–10 May 2019


49th St. Gallen Symposium - Programme Highlights

Contribute-Debate-Create. From Plenary Sessions addressing a large audience to Interactive Sessions providing an intimate exchange of ideas, the 49th St. Gallen Symposium offers a wide range of discussion formats. Please note that this is not the final programme for the upcoming symposium; it will be updated continuously.

Essay Review 2019

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.


Upcoming Speakers

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

Ignazio Cassis

Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland

Mikal Orgland (CH/NO)

Beat Moser (DE)

Melanie Monstein (CH)

Kelsey Maurer (CH/US)

Kaspar Lichtsteiner (CH)

Lena Kesseli (CH)

Stefan Michael Kaspar (CH)

Marco Jost (CH)

Lars John (CH)

Janina Inauen (CH)