YES! Programme 2017

YES! Programme 2017

Latest Update: September 25, 2017
Please note that this programme is still preliminary and might still change.

 

The programme of the YES! 2017 can be downloaded here (PDF).

Our Location for the YES! 2017

RBZ Wirtschaft . Kiel

Westring 444

24118 Kiel

Day 1 | September 28, 2017

Moderated by Conny Czymoch

 

09:00 to 09:25

Welcome

The opening of the  YES! – Young Economic Summit 2017 with

 

09:35 to 10:15

YES! Team Richard-Hallmann-Schule Trappenkamp
(c) André Beckersjürgen

The  YES! team Richard-Hallmann-Schule Trappenkamp presents:

 

 

MatchED – Matching Education and Digitalisation

 

 

The platform MatchED is designed for students to acquire specific skills, which are necessary for the digital age.

Speakers: David Arkless, Joachim Koops and Jan Renz

Moderator: Conny Czymoch

10:20 to 11:00

YES! Team Albert-Schweitzer-Gymnasium Dillingen
(c) ZBW / Kai Meinke

The YES! team Albert-Schweitzer-Gymnasium Dillingen presents:

 

 

The Europe Day

 

 

An annual information day to promote the understanding for the European identity and the European Union.

Speakers: Nora Hesse, Joachim Koops and Gerhard Soyka

Moderator: Esther Ademmer

11:00 to 11:15

Break

11:20 to 12:00

YES! Team Hohe Landesschule Hanau
(c) ZBW / Jochen Bast

The YES! team Hohe Landesschule Hanau presents:

 

 

The Politic Future App

 

 

The app allows people to verify whether or not the personal opinion truly matches with that of a specific party.

Speakers: Nora Hesse, Henrik Müller and Gerhard Soyka

Moderator: Esther Ademmer

12:05 to 12:45

YES! Team Helene-Lange-Gymnasium Rendsburg
(c) ZBW / Kai Meinke

The YES! team Helene-Lange-Gymnasium Rendsburg presents:

 

 

Land Investment Revolution – The Four Pillar Solution

 

 

This concept is based on four pillars as prerequisits to prevent foreign investors from landgrabbing in developing countries.

Speakers: Rainer Thiele, Rolf J. Langhammer

Moderator: Conny Czymoch

12:45 to 13:45

Lunch Break

13:50 to 14:30

YES! Team Albertus-Magnus-Gymnasium Stuttgart
(c) ZBW / Jochen Bast

The YES! team Albertus-Magnus-Gymnasium Stuttgart presents:

 

 

A Career Network for SMEs

 

 

The concept presents an online platform that specifically serves smaller and medium-sized companies as employers.

Speaker: David Arkless, Thorsten Grenz and Christof Starke

Moderator: Derek Kruse

14:35 to 15:15

YES! 2017 Team BBS I Ludwigshafen
(c) ZBW / Kai Meinke

The YES! team BBS Wirtschaft 1 Ludwigshafen presents:

 

 

Company Gateway for Start-Ups

 

 

The Company Gateway should be an official institution that simplifies the process of starting a business and supports the founders in various ways.

Speakers: Frank Bösenkötter, Thorsten Grenz and Christof Starke

Moderator: Derek Kruse

15:15 to 15:30

Break

15:35 to 16:15

YES! Team Heinrich-Heine-Gymnasium Hamburg
(c) ZBW / Jochen Bast

The YES! team Heinrich-Heine-Gymnasium Hamburg presents:

 

 

Sustainability Kit for Schools

 

 

The sustainability kit for schools contains various items like stickers to nudge students to more awareness regarding their resource consumption at school.

Speakers: Evelina Gunnarsson and Peter Byck

Moderator: Julia Plötz

16:15 to 16:30

Roundup of Day 1

with Wolf Prieß and Willi Scholz.

17:30 to 20:00

Dinner

Day 2 | September 29, 2017

Moderated by Conny Czymoch

09:00 to 09:10

Welcome to Day 2

 

with Conny Czymoch, Moderator of the YES! 2017, and a video message from the OECD by Faisal Naru, Senior Economic Advisor in the Public Governance Directorate of the OECD.

09:15 to 09:55

YES! Team Friedrich-List-Schule Mannheim
(c) ZBW / Jochen Bast

The YES! team Friedrich-List-Schule Mannheim presents:

 

 

The Nanabox – Natural & Renewable

 

 

This concept deals with the options on how to promote a sustainable product more effectivly.

Speakers: Martin Charter and Peter Byck

Moderator: Rolf J. Langhammer

10:00 to 10:40

YES! Team RBZ Wirtschaft . Kiel
(c) ZBW / Jochen Bast

YES! Session 2.2
Promoting Electric Mobility

The YES! team RBZ Wirtschaft . Kiel presents:

 

 

E-Parties: I’m E, Try Me! Mission Electricity

 

 

A new concept to enable people to get in touch with electric cars for the first time without having to deal with sales people.

Speakers: Paula Ruoff and Peter Byck

Moderator: Peter Byck

10:40 to 10:55

Break

11:00 to 11:40

YES! Team Albert-Einstein Gymnasium Ulm
(c) ZBW / Jochen Bast

The YES! team Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium Ulm presents:

 

 

Robots and Energy – New policies of taxation

 

 

These new tax policies aim at the use of energy and the collection and use of robots.

Speakers: Cyrus de la Rubia, Henrik Müller and Arno Diekmann

Moderator: Cyrus de la Rubia

11:45 to 12:25

YES! Team Alexander-von-Humboldt-Schule Neumünster

The YES! team Alexander-von-Humboldt-Schule Neumünster presents:

 

 

Optional Eco-Donation (OED)

 

 

The optional eco-donation is a concept of voluntarily donating 0.1% of income tax to sustainable projects.

Speakers: Henrik Müller, Arno Diekmann and Cyrus de la Rubia

Moderator: Cyrus de la Rubia

12:25 to 13:25

Lunch Break

13:30 to 14:10

YES! Team Werner-Heisenberg-Gymnasium Weinheim 2017

The YES! team Werner-Heisenberg-Gymnasium Weinheim presents:

 

 

Checkpoint – Prove the Truth

 

 

The concept of an online platform allows to verify news.

Speakers: Nuria Villanova and Ole Wintermann

Moderator: Nuria Villanova

14:15 to 14:55

YES! Team Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium Stuttgart
(c) ZBW / Jochen Bast

The YES! team Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium Stuttgart presents:

 

 

Flux App Reward System

 

 

An app to influence people’s habits to a more conscious consumption.

Speakers: Wiebke Weger and Evelina Gunnarsson

Moderator: Conny Czymoch

14:55 to 15:10

Break

15:10 to 15:55

One Minute Pitches and Voting

 

13 Pitches (1 minute each)

Casting the ballots

16:00 to 16:30

Break

16:30 to 16:45

YES! 2017 group picture with all participants

 

16:45 to 17:00

The Announcement of the YES! 2017 Winners

 

with Daniel Günther, Minister-President of Schleswig-Holstein, and Klaus Tochtermann, Director of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics

17:00 to 17:15

Round Up and Farewell

 

with the YES! Team Jochen Bast, Laura Bickel, Marion Glowatzka, Sina-Marie Heuchmer, Kai Meinke, Julia Plötz, Wolf Prieß and Willi Scholz.

Organizers

The YES! – Young Economic Summit is a joint project of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and the Joachim Herz Stiftung under the patronage of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Brigitte Zypries.

 

The ZBW is the world’s largest information centre for economic literature and ideally positioned to teach students information literacy.

 

The Joachim Herz Stiftung is a non-profit foundation that is economically independent, and politically neutral, and has years of experience in the design and implementation of youth events, especially regarding economic education.

Logo Joachim Herz Stiftung

Academic Partners

The YES! is supported by the academic partners of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) in Kiel, the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies in Hamburg and of course the researchers, mentors and employees of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics.

Logo - Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Logo Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) Mannheim
Logo GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Hamburg

Patronage of the YES!

The YES! – Young Economic Summit stands under the patronage of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Under the patronage of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Partners, Supporters and Friends

We thank our Supporters and Friends. They believe in the next generation and the mission of the YES!

Stiftung Wirtschaft Verstehen
Pictures (from top to bottom): (c) ZBW, (c) Joachim Herz Stiftung, (c) Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) Kiel / Kiel Institute for the World Economy, (c) Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) GmbH / Centre for European Economic Research Mannheim, (c) GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, (c) Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie / German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, (c) RBZ Wirtschaft . Kiel, (c) Stiftung Wirtschaft Verstehen, (c) Bürger schaffen Wissen / Wissenschaft im Dialog gGmbH