Challenge:Future (C:F) Summit 2013, Ljubljana & Bled
In September, a group of exceptional individuals under the age of 30 came together with educators, business and political leaders to explore global agenda and ignite business growth at Challenge:Future (C:F) Summit 2013. This unique event was held in 3 cities of Slovenia - Maribor, Ljubljana and Bled, between 20th and 26th of September 2013. C:F Summit 2013 is the pinnacle of almost year-long activities for youth around the world who worked on creating and implementing solutions how to fight youth unemployment, envision new education and increase global competitiveness in Central and Eastern Europe.
More about the event at Challenge:Future Summit 2013.
C:F Business Forum "BIG Ideas for Igniting Growth and Creating Jobs"
September 24th 2013, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana
This next-generation event is all about true collaboration among top political leaders, managers, youth and innovators to lead the way towards GROWTH. Slovenia as part of CEE is trapped into the gap between more productive and innovative West and less expensive labour in East. What are competitive advantages and growth opportunities?
C:F Gala and Award Ceremony "Celebrating the Future We Want"
September 25th 2013, Festivalna dvorana, Bled
Since September 2009 Challenge:Future has demonstrated repeated success in large-scale engagement of global youth aged 18-30 in more than 200 countries worldwide. This success is built on its capacity to accelerate learning, innovation, and impact by creating unique innovation ecosystems. C:F 2012/13 annual project, The Future of Work in partnership with AT Kearney, CEEMAN, EU Youth in Action, UN PRME, Zavarovalnica Triglav and University of Maribor is a perfect illustration of such capacity: C:F managed to engage students in 1.380 projects in 106 countries, 41.000 youth participated at Employment Bootcamps and Start-up events,while C:F platform received over 1.000.000 page views,and the community benefited from a record-high participation in the voting process with 28.500 votes.