Experience the St.Gallen Symposium via Live Stream

The 47th St.Gallen Symposium takes place on May 4 and 5. Did you know you can watch all plenary sessions via live stream? Experience the special atmosphere and take part in a global conversation on the topic #disruptiondilemma
St. Gallen Symposium Open Lecture

Questions around this year's topic "The dilemma of disruption" will be discussed. Amongst others, the following personalities will examine different facets of the topic:

  • Santiago Calatrava, Architect and Artist
  • Ong Ye Kung, Singapore’s Minister for Education
  • Susanne Ruoff, Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Post
  • Anders Samuelsen, Denmark’s Foreign Minister
  • Deb Roy, MIT Professor and Chief Media Scientist, Twitter

The plenary sessions will be broadcast online at www.symposium.org. Two public background sessions will take place at the university’s library:

Public Background Session 1: "Diverse Equality – Is a Global Standard Possible?"
Thursday, 4 May 2017, 1:30-2.45pm, HSG Library Hall

  • Marcela Escobari, Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution
  • Roberta Francis, Co-founder, The Lucy Foundation
  • Kuniko Inoguchi, Member, House of Councillors, National Diet of Japan
  • Moderator: Stephen Chambers, Director, The Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship, London School of Economics

Public Background Session 2: "Predicting Psychological Traits from Digital Footprints"
Friday, 5 May 2017, 1:30-3pm, HSG Library Hall

  • Prof. Michal Kosinki, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Stanford University
  • Prof. Deb Roy, Director, Laboratory for Social Machines (LSM) – MIT Lab, and Chief Media Scientist, Twitter
  • Moderator: Prof. Dr. Miriam Meckel, Editor of WirtschaftsWoche