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CSRI Academy Challenge 2019

Organized by Project Firefly

CSRI Academy Challenge 20194 months left to enter
  • OrganizerProject Firefly
  • CategorySocial Sciences, Business
  • PrizeOther award, Travel grant, Publicity
  • RegionGlobal
  • EligibilityMaster Students, Bachelor Students
  • Deadline2019-10-20
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Compete for the chance to join the panel at the Credit Suisse Event at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos!

The Credit Suisse Research Institute Academy Challenge (CSRI) offers you the chance to join the panel at the Credit Suisse event on the “Future of Pensions” with some of today`s most prominent thought leaders at the  World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland.

Prizes include:

  1. An all-expenses paid trip to the Credit Suisse`s Event at the 2020 WEF.
  2. Academy Membership: collaborate & research with the CSRI and co-author future publications.
  3. Expert career guidance.

    Eligibility: ALL Current Bachelor, Masters, MBA or PhD students and recent graduates (2016 & later) from ANY university.

    The topic of this year`s challenge is "Pensions, as our parents know them, are dead." Making reference to the circumstances at least one country, can a new intergenerational settlement be reached that will secure pensions for the next 50 years? If so, what is the basis of the deal? If not, why not? 

    The competition is as follows:

    Stage 1: Online submission. This window closes on October 20, 2019

    Stage 2: Idea Development – November 4 – 24, 2019.

    A 1,500 word essay or a 5 minute Video with coaching from experts. The top 20 individuals will be invited to stage 2 to refine and further develop their ideas presented in Stage 1 in collaboration with ARB experts.

    CS Event at the WEF Davos – Switzerland. January 20-24, 2020

    The best overall participant will join the panel on the discussion of the Future of Pensions at the WEF in Davos.

    Co-authoring opportunities  from 2020

    The winner will collaborate and research with the CSRI as well as Academy Challenge peers to co-author on future CSRI publications.

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