47th Symposium

47th St. Gallen Symposium

The 47th St. Gallen Symposium took place from 3–5 May 2017 and  was held under the topic of «The dilemma of disruption». Below you will find a selection of videos and photos of all session formats – from large plenary sessions to glamorous Dinner Nights. Browse through the content and relive the spirit of St. Gallen. Full video coverage can be found on YouTube.

Some of the highlights in 2017 included appearances of Prof. Timothy Garton Ash, Neil Harbisson, Vit Jedlika, Kersti Kaljulaid, Prof.  Michal Kosinksi, and Ong Ye Kung.

Highlights from the 47th St. Gallen Symposium

The dilemma of disruption

With the topic of «The dilemma of disruption» we mainly focused our debates on the different perceptions of disruption and the tough decisions that come with it.

Videos, Pictures & Downloads

Below, you can find a selection of plenary sessions and impressions, as well as downloads from the 47th St. Gallen Symposium. For a full archive of videos, visit YouTube.


Topic: «Beyond the end of work»

The 48th St. Gallen Symposium will take a look at the future execution of work, assess the impact as well as new possibilities that come with this change and inspire the participants to think beyond.

> read the topic briefing