SYMPOSIUM MEETING DATES
Wednesday, July 12 – Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2023
Notification of acceptance: April 20, 2023.
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Limited to 150 Students, 18 Student Ambassadors, and 25 Professors
Maria Curie-Skłodowka University: Maria Curie-Skłodowska square 5, 20-031 Lublin, POLAND2
X-Culture and the Faculty of Economics of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University are excited to celebrate the European Youth Capital 2023 by hosting the best X-Culture students from around the world at the X-Culture Global Business Week 2023!
We invite the best students to attend the X-Culture Global Symposium. In this week-long professional development event participants are provided opportunities to: complete and compete in a client consulting project challenge, attend professional development and academic sessions, and experience cultural visits and events, all while collaborating with other X-Culture students and faculty. Join us this July in Europe!
Lublin: European Youth Capital 2023 (Lublin, City of Inspiration). The European Youth Capital aims to promote intra-country cooperation between young people. Lublin is honored to be the first city in Poland to receive this distinction. Partnership relations and teamwork are some of the most essential aspects of the European Youth Capital program, making Lublin 2023 an ideal setting and connection to X-Culture initiatives.
The X-Culture Global Business Symposium is an event that brings participants together, chosen from the best of the best. Students from around the world from international teams that meet initially on-line and finally, in-person to finalize their work on solving a real business problem. Since 2010, nearly 90,000 students from 115 countries and 701 universities have participated and 16,846 international teams have been formed. Previous Global Business Symposium events have taken place in Miami (United States) in 2017, Macerata (Italy) in 2018, and Calgary (Canada) in 2019. Due to Covid-19, there were no events in 2020-2021.
The selection process is competitive. Preference will be given to student applicants who have demonstrated excellence in past X-Culture participation, but also with some consideration to maximize geographic and cultural diversity.
No stipends are available to cover the participation fee.
Conference Schedule: Official Schedule
ABOUT THE COMPANY
ACCREA is an engineering and design office established in May 2007, and founded by Bartlomiej Stanczyk. It is formed by a team of robotics and control specialists experienced in international projects. Its design studio combines the advantages of a research center and a factory. They offer among other custom designs and feasibility studies of mechatronic systems, manufacturing and prototyping, research and development services.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Laboratoria Natury is a contract manufacturing (private label) company founded in 2001. They develop diet supplement formulas, food suplements, functional foods, and foods for special medical needs. They cover the entire process – from R&D to the final product.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Mastermedia is a leading exporter of Polish food products, with around 9000 products on offer. The company was founded in 2006 and has since sold its products in 7 European countries. They mainly cater to retail stores but also created a franchise chain, Food Plus, with 200 stores in Europe, mainly in the UK and Germany. The company aims to offer products from Poland and Central and Eastern Europe to every corner of the world.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
MEDISEPT is a Polish manufacturer of comprehensive solutions in the field of hygiene and disinfection in the medical standard. They are operating since 1994 initially mostly offering products for the professional sector (healthcare, industry and cleaning companies). In 2017 they introduced a range of consumer products for cleaning and disinfection.
For X-Culture Instructors only. By invitation only.
RESEARCH XACKATHON: Throughout the conference, time will be allotted to the research activities. While the students are preparing their presentations, the instructors participating in the hackathon will brainstorm paper ideas and start working on developing papers.
The X-Culture data will be shared with the Research Xackathon attendees 1 month before the event so that they can start preparing and developing their paper ideas.
X-CULTURE MASTER FACULTY CERTIFICATION:
Workshop Duration: A total of four (4) continuing education hours. The schedule will allow faculty to also participate in the Xackathon and other activities.
Upon successful completion of this multi-day program, participants will be awarded an X-Culture Faculty Certification status. This credential provides:
Student program fee: $1,495 early bird rate (paid in full by April 21) or $1,795 by the final deadline (May 5).
Faculty program fee (single occupancy room): $1,845 early bird rate (register by April 21) or $2,195 by the final deadline (May 5)
Faculty program fee (double occupancy room): $1,545 early bird rate (register by April 21) or $1,895 by the final deadline (May 5)
Sponsorship Letters to solicit financial support though your network provided upon request.
The conference fee includes:
For faculty, the conference fee includes:
The students will be paying on their own for: