EFNI 2019 summary

EFNI 2019 summary

The ninth edition of European Forum for New Ideas reached its conclusion. Over 1200 people caring about #WhatTommorowBrings joined us during over 80 panels, workshops, Night Owl meetings and Bays of Dialogue discussions… EFNI 2019 hosted 130 journalists from 70 publications and the #EFNI2019 hashtag peaked in top 5 trending Twitter topics.

27 września 2019

New authoritarianism: Trump, populism and the tyranny of experts

New authoritarianism: Trump, populism and the tyranny of experts

Populism is the idea that politics should be responsive to the people. From the very moment the term was coined in 1890s America, political elites have branded it a dirty word. America's Populist Party, from which the term derives, advocated political heresies like the government regulation of railroad monopolies, monetary inflation to combat a protracted economic depression, the direct popular election of senators, and a progressive income tax to shift the burden of taxation onto the shoulders of the rich. Though the American populists never won a presidential election, over the next fifty years all of their major policy demands were transformed from outsider political demands into mainstream political common sense. The populists were dismissed, vilified, and finally suppressed, but they were right.

09.2019
Will robots replace financiers?

Will robots replace financiers? University of Łódź and mBank announced as Supportive Partners of EFNI 2019

For the second time University of Łódź became the Supportive Partner of European Forum for New Ideas. It is the only university present on the long list of partners of this prestigious event. This time the patronage – together with mBank – will be held over the discussion about financial services in the era of fintech. Companies called “fintechs” focus on using new technology to offer financial services and products. And, without a shadow of doubt, they are taking the world by storm. The discussion titled “Finances 4.0 - financial services in the fintech era” will take place on the third day of the Forum – Friday, September 27th at 10:00 am.

09.2019
What’s next after #MeToo and #PayMeToo? – Mai Chen on EFNI 2019

What’s next after #MeToo and #PayMeToo? – Mai Chen on EFNI 2019

Mai Chen, lawyer and entrepreneur from New Zealand will join the discussion about #WhatTomorrowBrings during the ninth edition of European Forum for New Ideas held between 25 and 27 September in Sopot.

She is one of New Zealand’s constitutional law experts specializing in central and local government laws and the Board Director of the Bank of New Zealand, Chair of the Superdiversity Institute for Law, Policy and Business and Adjunct professor at the University of Auckland. Holding countless governance and advisor roles, Mai works to empower women, champion diversity and inspire leaders across the whole globe. Mai has been managing partner of her firm Chen Palmer for more than 20 years. Chen Palmer was among the first boutique law firms in NZ and was the first public law specialist firm in Australasia.

08.2019