The Youth Global Forum is delighted to announce the addition of two new speakers that will join us in Amsterdam.
The application call for both participants & project presenters will close in two weeks. We have had a swell of applications thus far so be sure not to miss out on your opportunity to join us in Amsterdam at the fifth annual Youth Global Forum. Remember, for those of you wishing to apply for one of the exclusive fully-funded scholarships, only the first 200 hundred applicants will be accepted and this is filling up quick!
So you want to come to the Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam this year? Well the road to the Netherlands begins with submitting your application. However with hundreds of applications being submitted every year, how will you be able to ensure yours stands head and shoulders above the rest? We’ve enlisted the help from some of the most influential people in history to help you on your way to the fifth annual Youth Global Forum in 2019.
Cultural Exchange Program REVEALED.
Details about the cultural exchange program have been revealed with this years Youth Global Forum hosting a special edition of 'The Amazing Race - YGF Edition'.
Experience the sights and sounds of Amsterdam whilst taking on a series of challenges that will see who has what it takes to win a special prize package to help celebrate the fifth edition of the Youth Global Forum.
Roger Antochi is currently the General Manager for Talent Rise (est. 2014) which looks to educate marginalized youth and connect them with potential employers in the technology and digital sector.
Rob Van Kranenburg is a leading authority when it comes to matters of ioT (Internet of Things). In 2009 he founded the Internet of Things Council, Chair of AC04 – IoT Hyperconnected Society and has several distinguished publications including ''The Internet of Things. A critique of ambient technology'.
Dr. Oualid Ali is the Founder and President of the ecosystem platform FutureCitiesCouncil.org and the Founder and CEO of the Future platform Future-is-here.com.
If you are a storyteller, blogger/vlogger, digital media activist, online freelance reporter, or staff journalist feel free to apply and join our international team of media enthusiasts who will generate media coverage at the forum. The deadline is on April 15th.
The application call for journalists have officially ended.
Thank you for the hundreds of applicants that we have received so far! You will be notified in the coming weeks if you have been successful in your application to join us in Amsterdam this year.
Please note that if you are unsuccessful in your application to attend as part of the media delegation, we still invite you to apply to attend as a participant. You can find the link to the application form here: https://youthglobalforum.org/apply
We now invite you all to submit your applications for both participants and project presenters wishing to attend this years fifth annual Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam.
This year, to mark the fifth anniversary of the Youth Global Forum, we will be offering a limited number of scholarships which will cover the cost of flights, accommodation and full participation in the Youth Global Forum itself.
This year the Youth Global Forum will celebrate its fifth year anniversary in the city of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Under the theme of ‘’Industry 5.0 vs Inclusive Development: Where is the future?’’, Rob Van Kranenburg will give a masterclass presentation on ‘‘ioT (Internet of Things): New ways to connect Business’’. He is the founder of the Internet of Things Council, creating a hub for the practice and implementation for IoT related technologies. It ranks Number 2 in a Top 100 of IoT blogs. In addition, he also has a one man company (RESONANCE DESIGN BV) and is fully independent from any .gov or .biz.
We sat down briefly with Rob to get his thoughts on the upcoming Youth Global Forum and to also offer some advice for the participants ahead of their arrival.
Thank you to everyone that has applied to be a part of the fifth annual Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam this year!
The Youth Global Forum team will now take the time to review all the applications for participants, project presenters and scholarship positions.
All successful applicants will be announced and contacted by the end of July.
Thank you all for the enormous response that we have received throughout the application call period. All successful and unsuccessful applicants will be contacted over the coming days. For those that are successful, please DO NOT FORGET to make the required payment to confirm your participation at the fifth annual Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam this year!
To those who are unsuccessful in their application, we thank you for your interest this year. The event has a limited amount of spaces and whilst we are unable to accommodate all of you at the Youth Global Forum this year, we hope that you will join us at our various events next year in 2020!
The second round of participants to be accepted into the Youth Global Forum 2019 have been announced and contacted so for all those who have applied, please be sure to check your inboxes!
Be sure to keep up to date here and on our social media for further updates and details on the Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam later this year.
Last Chance for Participant Applications!
The Youth Global Forum has open a last chance call for participants to attend the fifth annual Youth Global Forum 2019 in Amsterdam.
This is a one-off final chance for you to join us in Amsterdam for what will feature a world class lineup of international speakers, an interactive and unique educational program along with a chance to network with like-minded people at exclusive events and venues throughout Amsterdam.
The 2019 Youth Global Forum will see participants given the opportunity to explore some of Amsterdam's most exclusive venues throughout the city.
The Closing Ceremony is the last item on the agenda for the Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam; and with every special occasion, a special attire will be required!