Aarhus Symposium Challenge is your way to secure a seat for Aarhus Symposium 2017, Aarhus Symposium Focus 2017, and the exclusive partner events. Seize the challenge and come up with a creative and innovative solution to one of three challenges put forward by Helle Valentin, Bjarne Corydon, and Janina Kugel. Below you can explore the three challenges in their full-length together with the requirements for your essay contribution. If you need inspiration, we highly recommend you to explore the Challenge Handbook and the Challenge Toolbox. You can find links to both of these in the box to the right.
Your essay shall meet a short list of requirements in order for you to qualify for Aarhus Symposium 2017, Aarhus Symposium Focus 2017, and the opportunity of meeting the leader whose challenge you have addressed in Leaders’ Forum. Be sure to comply with all requirements.
Your essay must:
Find all the information you need about participating in Aarhus Symposium Challenge 2017 in the Challenge Handbook
Do you need inspiration to get started on your essay? The Challenge Toolbox provides you with a mind map for each of the Challenge Topics
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The winner of the Aarhus Symposium Award 2016 was Luke McGinty, BSc student in Economics on exchange at Copenhagen University from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Luke wrote his essay in response to the challenge proposed by Jimmy Maymann on “The Influence of Digitalisation”. He argued that a media company could achieve immense success by offering their users a curated selection of the best articles available online. You can read his inspiring essay here.
The speakers participating in Aarhus Symposium Challenge 2016 were Peder Holk Nielsen, President & CEO at Novozymes; Jimmy Maymann, President at AOL Content & Consumer Brands; and Morten Albæk, Co-founder & CEO at Voluntas. Each of them challenged students to write an essay about a specific topic relating to this year’s theme: “The Art of Power”.
To learn more about Aarhus Symposium Challenge 2016 and to experience Aarhus Symposium 2016, please visit the Past symposia page.