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

XVI European-American Young Leaders Conference

Astana, Kazakhstan

May 28 to June 1, 2017

42 Young Leaders from 18 nations traveled to central Asia to get to know a country in economic emergence that proved its will and capacity for economic modernization with the direction of the global exhibition Expo 2017.

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V Study Trip to Israel and the West Bank

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Ramallah

April 22 to 29, 2017

A Study Trip in Times of Fundamental Change

Global Bridges learned more about the conditions in which bilateral relations between Israel and Germany truly are, and how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues to develop. Surprisingly, both sides place a lot of hope in a new actor on the global stage, Donald Trump, whose political style is a cause for concern in Europe. The unpredictable United States president may yet accomplish what his rather predictable predecessor failed to achieve.

XXVIII Berlin Global Forum in February 2017

At the traditional New Year’s Dinner, when the Chinese Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Shi Mingde, hosted the XXVIII Berlin Global Forum to celebrate the beginning of the Chinese “Year of the Rooster,” Dr. Beate Lindemann greeted the members of Global Bridges. Included in the Executive Chairman’s remarks was the announcement that the XIII Study Trip to China, from October 14-28, would bring participants to visit Beijing, Hong Kong, and, for the first time, Tibet.

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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