Asian Leadership Conferences

The 9th Asian Leadership Conference took place in Walkerhill Hotel, Seoul, Korea from May 16th to 17th 2018. This Conference served as a starting point of our think thank creation.

The thematic experts led workshops on the theme of the year "Globalization In Crisis: Navigating the World with New Opportunities".


The agenda gathered different subjects: New Security Landscape of the Korean Peninsula, Collaboration for Regional Peace and Security, Opportunity for Sustainable Growth, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, New Phase of Prosperity in the Asia-Pacfic, Global economic Outlook, Tech Innovation, Global Entrepreneurs Foundation | Development of SMART HUMAN and GOOD HUMAN, and Entrepreuneurship Bootcamp.


Keynote speakers included:

- Dick Cheney, Former Vice-president of the United States

- Gerhard Schröder, Former Chancellor of Germany

- Jan Peter Balkenende, Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands

- William Perry, Emeritus Professor of Standford University/Former United States Secretary of Defense

- Kono Yohei, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan

- Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities

- Li Zhaoxing, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (PRC)

- Gloria Ai, Gounder & CEO of iAsk Media

- Chemi Peres, Managing General Partner & Co-Founder of Pitango/Chairman  of the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation


The very special thing was that our actual President for Switzerland, Joachim Son-Forget, have done several speeches, as the attached program can attest. 

ALC 2018Session Brief
ALC2018_Session Brief_Joachim Son-Forget
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