Aspire Conference 2016: Navigating the crossroads – facing today’s challenges


From the threat of irreversible climate change to the fear of cultural upheaval brought about by migration, our society is anticipating major turning points. These complexities and radical changes happening in our world, concern and impact everyone in numerous aspects of our lives; the need for intelligent and collaborate action is more important than ever.

We firmly believe that young people are the future and for our society to successfully navigate these crossroads, new generations needs to have an opportunity to act on their aspirations. The Aspire Conference 2016 will connect students and young professionals with successful change-makers from the fields of business, civil society, politics, entrepreneurship and science to inspire and empower them by providing the right tools and knowledge to understand complex issues shaping the current world.


+++ Register now and have a chance to meet established leaders, organizations and NGOs committed to promoting human rights,
diversity and active citizenship ­in their own communities and around the world.  +++


Need more reasons to join? Here are some suggestions…
* Meet the people at the front-lines of social impact
* Connect with a diverse crowd of like-minded young people
* Challenge your worldview and form your own opinion building on a wide range of insights
* Learn from the experiences of successful change-makers and how to follow their footsteps
* Reflect on your personal development and the opportunities for your career goals

Working groups 2016

The Interplay of sexism, racism and religion - How can we contribute to a more gender equal society?
Challenging paradigms through new business models
Migration: From challenge to opportunity
Limited resources - limiting resources

Program & Agenda

Day 1 - Full day - Friday November 18th
Day 2 - Full day - Saturday November 19th
Day 3 - Half day - Sunday November 20th

Please stay tuned for the rest of the information!




Please find below the ticket purchase and registration module for Aspire 2016. You can order a ticket by using a credit card, through bank wire (Bank-/Sofort-Überweisung) or by invoice. Cancellations: No refund will be provided in the 10 days prior to the event.

If you have any questions or issues, feel free to drop us a line at or by tweeting to @AspireMoc

If you would like to join the Aspire Conference 2016 but are facing financial difficulties, get in touch with us, we’ll find a solution for this. Please use this option wisely, thank you!

We look forward to welcoming you at Aspire 2016!

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