Events

Field trips to destinations of geographical importance, conferences at focal points of world history, forums about issues with substance and relevant participants are the signature of our event calendar.

On Focus

XIV Frankfurt Global Forum / Thanksgiving Dinner, November 28, 2018

As every year, our Thanksgiving Dinner took place on November 28th at the invitation of the US Consul General in Frankfurt in what has become a long-standing and beloved Global Bridges tradition. Consul General Patricia Lacina hosted the event and invited Global Bridges members and Young Leaders to the Consul residence.

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VII London Global Forum, November 22, 2018

On Thursday evening, 22 of November, Members and Young Leaders Alumni of the London chapter of Global Bridges came together for dinner and a talk by Sir Anthony Joliffe, GBE, DL, at the home of Global Bridges Member Dr. Barbara Haus Schwepcke, CEO of Gingko, a UK-registered charity.

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XVII Berlin Global Forum, China Evening, November 6, 2018

Having recently returned from their XIV Study Trip to China, Global Bridges members, as well as Young Leaders Alumni and friends, convened in Berlin to hear former German Ambassador to China and Japan Dr. Volker Stanzel and Dr. Mikko Huotari, Deputy Director of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) share their analyses of current affairs in China. Global Bridges member Hans-Henning von Oertzen graciously hosted the evening event.

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Current

  • VI München Global Forum, January, 2018 (tbc)

    Topic: SPACE – THE NEW PLACE? Risks and Opportunities of Space Traffic

  • XXXV Berlin Global Forum, Februar 2018 (tbc)

    Guest Speaker: N.N.

    Topic: Artificial Intelligence

Program – Second Half of 2018

  • VI München Global Forum, January, 2018 (tbc)

    Topic: SPACE – THE NEW PLACE? Risks and Opportunities of Space Traffic

Past

  • Traditional Goose Dinner/XXXIII Berlin Global Forum, December 3, 2018

    Guest Speaker: Andreas Ross,  former correspondent for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) in Washington, DC

    Topic: The United States after the Midterm Elections

  • Thanksgiving Dinner / XIX Frankfurt Global Forum, November 28, 2018

    At the invitation of The U.S. Consul General Mrs. Patricia Lacina in Frankfurt am Main

  • VII London Global Forum, November 22, 2018

    Guest Speaker: Sir Anthony Jolliffe GBE, DL.

    Topic: The Role of the Balkans in Europe

    At the Invitation of Dr Barbara Haus Schwepcke

     

  • XXXIII Berlin Global Forum, November 6, 2018

    Guest Speakers: Dr. Volker Stanzel, Former Ambassador to P.R. China and Japan, Vice President of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP); Mikko Huotari, Deputy Director, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

    Topic: Der steile Weg zum Gipfel: Xi Jinping und sein Münchhausen-Trilemma

  • XIV Study Trip to the P.R. China, October 13-22, 2018