Young Leaders

Information on how to Apply to YLF

REGISTRATION DEADLINE 22 December 2017, midnight CET

Age Limit: 24-38

Educational Background: MA, PhD (both for ongoing and finished)

 

Who can apply?

Motivated young professionals with leadership potential whose professional activities are related to the main topics of the conference: the future of transport, smart cities, and urban innovation. We accept applications of those, who consider themselves young leaders and (soon to be) decision makers in the field of transport, innovation, automotive industry, informatics, urban design and planning, and the connected social and legal studies. We also accept applications from experts with natural and social sciences background, who are dealing with the above mentioned topics in their professional career.

 

What does the YLF offer?

Full Scholarship:

For those coming from the V4 and the CEI region, as well as the EU 28, the following expenses are covered by the Knowledge Centre:

  • accommodation with breakfast included
  • lunch for four days
  • travel costs (the most economic options only)

Partial Scholarship:

For those coming from any other countries, the following expenses are covered: 

  • accommodation with breakfast included
  • lunch for four days

The travel costs are not covered for participants with partial scholarship.

Please note that the Knowledge Centre does not cover the costs of visa application (where applicable) and travel and health insurance for any of the participants (regardless of the scholarship granted).

 

Application Requirements:

To be considered for this programme, interested parties should submit the following materials:

 

  • Current CV (uploaded in PDF format, including the applicant’s age)
  • High-resolution profile photo (min. 2000 pixels)
  • Online application form answering the following questions:
    • Why would you describe yourself as a Young Leader?
    • What are your professional goals? What would you like to achieve in your future career?
    • What are your expectations regarding YLF?
    • Answer one of the following (A or B) parts:
      • Part A:
        • Why do you think it is important to develop transport in CEE? What are the biggest social/economic challenges regarding this topic? Why progress in transport is important?
        • How driverless cars will affect our lives in the future?
      • Part B:
        • Description of a research project that you are currently working on, or write an introduction of your start-up focusing on any aspect that is related to transportation.

 

For further information, please contact our colleagues at ylf@think.bdpst.org.