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



We've been bridging generations for 48 years.

Since it's inception in 1969, the St. Gallen Symposium has grown to today's most relevant debates between generations with a clear focus on management, politics and civil society. Look back and relive history from past symposia.

48th St. Gallen Symposium

The 48th St. Gallen Symposium took place from 2-4 May 2018 and was held under the topic "Beyond the end of work".

 Faculty at the 48th St. Gallen Symposium
 Programme of the 48th St. Gallen Symposium

Some of the highlights in 2018 include appearances of Dominic Barton, Sigmar Gabriel, Denis McDonough, Jeremy Rifkin, and Kim Sung-Joo.

47th St. Gallen Symposium

 Faculty at the 47th St. Gallen Symposium
 Programme of the 47th St. Gallen Symposium

46th St. Gallen Symposium

 Faculty at the 46th St. Gallen Symposium
 Programme of the 46th St. Gallen Symposium

Did you know?

The first symposium in 1969 was held on the topic of «Tendencies in Management in Europe». In recent years, the topics have become more global:

  • Beyond the end of work
  • The dilemma of disruption
  • Growth – the good, the bad, and the ugly
  • Proudly Small
  • The Clash of Generations
  • Rewarding Courage
  • Facing Risk
  • Just Power
  • Entrepreneurs – Agents of Change