Shape Europe’15 Agenda Outline

“Global Citizens. Local Challenges”– Shape Europe 2015 in Vilnius will aspire to build the capacity and impact of local shapers initiatives by finding ways and enabling the mobilisation of European and Global shapers to use their networks, skills and knowledge crossing the national and regional boundaries. Come to Vilnius – inspire others and get inspired yourself.

Thursday, 1st October, 2015

17.30 – 18.30


Get to know each other/non-formal networking at Comfort Hotel, Kauno street 14, Vilnius

19.30 – 21.00

Official reception

Welcome reception by Mayor of Vilnius R. Šimašius, WEF, special programme to participants, VIP guests, conference partners

21.00 – 22.30

Snapshot of Vilnius

A quick introduction to Vilnius city.

22.30 – 00.00

Vilnius meets shapers

1st Day wrap-up/Networking at Kultūros Baras Kablys

Friday, 2nd October, 2015

07.30 – 08.30


at ISM University of Management and Economics, Arklių street 18, Vilnius (3 rūmai)

08.30 – 09.00

Opening remarks by Vilnius Mayor R.Šimašius

by World Economic Forum Representatives, Global Shapers.

09.00 –10.30

Panel discussion: Global Citizens. Local Challenges

The power of youth in todays’ society.



1. Stephan Chambers (Oxford University Said Business School/Skoll Centre of Social Entrepreneurship);

2. Arnoldas Pranckevičius (European Parliament);

3. Bettina Hirzinger (The Impact HUB);

4. Vytis Jurkonis (Freedom House/Vilnius University);

5. Adeyemi Babington-Ashaye (WEF/Global Shapers representative)

6. Marina Zayats (Global Shapers Frankfurt HUB);

Moderator: Darius Udrys

10.30 – 11.00

Key Note Speech by Bettina Hirzinger

The Impact of Business

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee Break

short coffee break

11.30 – 12.00

Key Note Speech: Recipe To do Good and Do Well

12.00 – 12.30

Key Note Speech: Urban Interventions to Convey Change

12.30 – 14.00

Networking Lunch

a short break for lunch

14.00 – 14.30

Redesigning educational systems.

14.00 – 14.30

Phillip Tulba


14.00 – 14.30

Reinventing Leadership


Panel on Youth in/for Education


– Stephan Chambers

– Youssef Gaboune

– Unė Kaunaitė

– Greta Grassick

– Yori Kamphuis

Moderator: Arūnas Mark


Panel on Youth in/for Social innovation


– Alberto Levy

– Phillip Tulba

– Gintaras Grušas

– Andželika Rusteikienė

– Ilja Laurs

Moderator: Tomas Pagirys


Panel on Youth in/for Policy making


Group Work: Youth Speak 

– Education for Social Change – Y. Gaboune

– How education can help overcome gender gap? – E.Lesčinskaitė

– Skills-set for future leaders to overcome global challenges – S. Chambers

– How can ICT make stronger impact in education– online vs. offline? A. Mark

– Higher education beyond job creation – T. A. Bryer


Group Work: Youth Speak 

– Gamification as the philosophy for social change – A. Levy

– Role of Corporates in Solving Social Challenges – G.Lominaitė

– Shaping spaces to serve smart citizens – L. Chitayat

– Definition of Profit in 2050 – Š.Skyrius

– Fostering social business spin-offs for NGOs – P.Tulba


Group Work: Youth Speak 

– Civic Engagement – V. Jurkonis

– Youth solving migration challenges – Luxembourg HUB

– Open data as the tool for policy making – L.Savickas

– Youth in Politics – A. Pranckevičius

– Social media power in policy making – M.Nurluel

18.30 – 19.00

Closing Notes


from 19.00

Networking Dinner

at Trinity Bar, Vilniaus street 30

Saturday, 3rd October, 2015

09.30 – 10.00

Intro to the day

A quick introduction to the day activities.

10.00 – 11.00

Projects to Scale

(different good case practices to scale globally)

11.00 – 12.30

Community harvesting experience

round 1

12.30 – 13.30


Time to eat and get ready for the rest of the day.

13.30 – 14.30

Community harvesting experience

round 2

14.30 – 15.00

Roadmap for Shapers

15.00 – 16.00

Panel: Global Shapers Community heading for the 2016

Ania Jakubowski (Coca-Cola)

– Anastasia Kalinina (WEF Global Shapers Team)

– Yemi Babington-Ashaye (WEF Global Shapers Team)

– Andželika Rusteikienė (Investors Forum/ Global Shapers Vilnius HUB)

– Manouchehr Shamsrizi (Global Shapers Hamburg HUB)


Moderator: Melih Nurluel

16.00 – 16.30

Coffee Break


16.30 – 17.30

Personal Goal Setting


17.30 – 18.00

Closing Remarks


from 19.30

GALA Dinner

Dinner at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

4rd OCTOBER, Sunday– COMMUNITY DAY for Global Shapers

12.00 – 13.00

Shapers meeting with Ania Jakubowski

(Coca-Cola) on cooperation at Comfort Hotel LT, Kauno street 14, Vilnius.

13.30 – TBC

Tours in Vilnius


Global Shapers will meet fantastic speakers from Lithuania and abroad, participate in panels, group works, introduce their projects, work on new ideas and shape Europe to be a better place to live.

More info on agenda and speakers will come soon. If you have any questions, ideas, suggestions please drop us an email at

For three days Vilnius will become the capital of great minds as Global Shapers will gather to shape the future of Europe as they share their powerful ideas and solve local problems together.