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

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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IV München Global Forum, Febuary 04, 2019

The future lies in space, agreed the participants of the IV München Global Forum, who were introduced to the topic “SPACE – THE NEW PLACE? Opportunities and Risks of Space Traffic”.  The catchword “New Space” played an important role, as the term summarizes the multitude of new business models for the commercial use of space.  Read more

Current

  • II Study Trip to Africa, September 15 – 21, 2019

    Ethiopia – Ghana

  • XV Study Trip to the P.R. China, October 20 – November 03, 2018

    Beijing – Dunhuang (Gansu Province) – Chongqing (Chongqing) – Guilin (Guangxi Province) – Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

  • XX Frankfurt Global Forum / Thanksgiving Dinner, November 2019

    At the invitation of the U.S. Consul General in Frankfurt, Mrs. Patricia Lacina

    Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • XXXV Berlin Global Forum / Traditional Goose Dinner, December 2019

    Berlin, Germany

  • X New York Global Forum, December 2019

    New York City, USA

Program – Second Half of 2018

Momentarily no announcements on short notice.

Past

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

    Riga/Jūrmala, Latvia

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

    Berlin, Germany

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

    Dresden/Freiberg, Germany

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

    Moscow – Saint Petersburg/ TBC

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

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan