Globalization 2.0: Navigating the New Geopolitical and Economic Realities
As the world appears to hit the reset button on globalization, we’ll sit down with Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade to discuss how the geopolitical and economic realities impacting its top trading partners—the United States and Europe—could affect Hungary and the region as a whole.
How is Hungary preparing for a shift in globalization that increasingly favors local investments and jobs? Have the standards of measuring competitiveness changed, and how does Central Eastern Europe stack up?
Positioning for a Post-Brexit World: How Central and Eastern Europe Stands to Gain
As Britain starts its two-year process of exiting the European Union, we’ll examine the impact of restrictions to the flow of skilled EU workers to Britain post-Brexit, and whether talent will head east. How are capitals in Central and Eastern Europe leveraging potential opportunities and preparing for new economic realities?
Do businesses and investors view Central Europe as a region in the midst of transformation from low-cost manufacturing to high-value services? How attractive is the region post-Brexit?
When Technology and Talent Intersect: Becoming Central Europe’s Start-Up Capital
Where will Europe’s next startup hub be? Beyond Germany and the UK, we’ll examine the startup ecosystem that’s beginning to take root in Central and Eastern Europe. What are the challenges of transforming a startup into an established company—including funding sources and building economies of scale? Are tech companies in the region benefiting from a two-way street to Silicon Valley?