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

XXXVI Berlin Global Forum, March 27, 2019

Topic: “German Statups Abroad”

On March 27, Global Bridges Members, Young Leaders, and guests gathered at the offices of WMPEurocomAG to discuss the topic “German Startups Abroad”. Moderated by Kirstin Hegner, Global Bridges member and Managing Director for Digital Hub Mobility at UnternehmerTUM GmbH, the evening’s discussion focused on the various challenges that German startups face both within Germany and as they expand into foreign markets.

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II Study Trip to Airbus Toulouse, Febuary 27/28, 2019

Toulouse, France

“You win or you learn.” – with these words Airbus’ Head of Urban Air Mobility, Eduardo Dominguez Puerta marks the great spirit of the II. Field Trip to Airbus Headquarters from February 27-28, with many inspiring discussions, with an (even more) inspiring team of Global Bridges members, young leaders and friends.

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XXXIV Berlin Global Forum, February 18 2019

For most of us, the term ‘robot’ brings to mind vivid images of car assembly lines, unmanned drones, or deep space. The term ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI), however, may be a bit more difficult to grasp. This software, which enables computers to learn independently, is quickly becoming the basis for future innovations in robotics, medical diagnostics and autonomous vehicles. In fact, AI is driving most of today’s technological innovations. Soon, it will shape every sector of the economy, boosting productivity everywhere from manufacturing plants to law firms. Additionally, AI will also play an increasingly central role in defense. However, the adoption of AI has also raised questions about its potential misuse as an instrument of social control, as well as the technology’s impact on labor markets.

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Current

  • XVIII European-American Young Leaders Conference, May 19-23, 2019

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

  • II Study Trip to Russia, May 26 – June 1, 2019

    Moscow – Saint Petersburg/ TBC

  • VIII German- Chinese Young Leaders Conference, June 2-7, 2019

    Dresden/Freiberg, Germany

  • IV Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium, June 24 and 25, 2019

    Berlin, Germany

  • X Young Leaders Alumni Conference / Global Bridges Conference, July 11-14, 2019

    Riga/Jūrmala, Latvia

Program – Second Half of 2018

Momentarily no announcements on short notice.

Past

  • XIX Frankfurt Global Forum, April 10, 2019

    Raclette-Night at the invitation of Dr. Urs Hammer, Swiss Consul General.

    Topic: The bilateral relationship between Switzerland and German from the perspective of European politics

  • XXXVI Berlin Global Forum, March 27, 2019

    German Start-Ups Abroad

  • II Field Trip to Toulouse, February 27/28, 2019

    At the Invitation of Dr. Thomas Enders, CEO Airbus

    Toulouse, France

  • XXXV Berlin Global Forum, Februar 18, 2019

    Between China and the USA: How can Europe claim its Place in the Artificial Intelligence-Debate?

  • VI München Global Forum, February 04, 2019

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