Work Culture and Mental Health

Civil Society

The panel will investigate how our societies shape how we think about work, and how the narrative of pursuing one’s passion at work (instead of outside of work) has evolved...

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From Bed to Benchside

Healthcare/ Public Health

The workshop introduces participants to the complexity of the process of translating scientific discoveries into clinical applications in the life science industry. Key factors relevant for making biomedical product development...

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Energy and Geopolitics in the Modern World

Foreign Policy/ Security

The panel will investigate the challenge of ensuring energy security amidst the current energy and geopolitical crisis, while maintaining the transition to low-carbon energy systems. Panelists will discuss potential solutions...

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Sports as means of social inclusion

Sports

The panel will bring together speakers from both sides of the Atlantic and across sport disciplines to discuss how sports can serve as means of social inclusion. Speakers will discuss...

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Design Thinking Workshop

Other Events

Supported by the Boston-based design studio Other Tomorrows, participants will develop and prototype solutions to wicked societal problems (political, ecological and scientific) in an interdisciplinary workshop. Individuals from the GAC...

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Sustainable Investing: Enabling a Net-zero World

Sustainability & Climate Change

The panel will analyze which role sustainable investing could play in the reallocation of capital that is required to successfully reach net-zero ambitions and thereby address climate change. By investigating...

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Extraordinary political careers

Democracy

The fireside chat will bring together politicians with extraordinary political careers (lateral entrants, politicians from marginalized communities etc.) to discuss the topic of diversity in politics leveraging their own experiences....

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NATO’s new strategy for Europe

Foreign Policy/ Security

The panel will investigate how NATO’s strategy changes with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Panelists will discuss NATO's new Strategic Concept and ask whether it fully conceptualizes the current Euro-Atlantic...

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Extraordinary political careers

Democracy

The fireside chat will bring together politicians with extraordinary political careers (lateral entrants, politicians from marginalized communities etc.) to discuss the topic of diversity in politics leveraging their own experiences....

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Women in Politics and Policy

Democracy

The fireside chat will bring together women from both sides of the Atlantic, who work in politics or policy on the municipal, regional and national level. Speakers will share their...

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