The first global JA Alumni Conference will be filled with inspiring speakers and sessions, as well as masterclasses, which will help you find the entrepreneur within yourself. During our 3 days, every day will be covered with one of our 3 key abilities as a future entrepreneur.
For the first time in history, this year's conference will take place in our designated JA Village, with every event just a walking distance apart. You will most definitely enjoy an unforgettable conference.

Company Visits

You can visit one of two world-renowned companies in the green heart of Austria. To be more precise you can choose between visiting Magna Steyr in Graz, which is one of the leading automotive suppliers and has made themselves a name for producing the famous Mercedes G-Wagon and also developing cars for many other brands. Or Gösser, a brewing company located in Göss, Upper Styria. Gösser is the largest and well-known brewery in Austria and began operating as a company in 1860.

Day 1

We will start our conference with a day filled with keynotes, Start-Up Talks and Masterclasses all revolving around the topic of communication. You can expect to hear great speakers and can choose to learn about AI, Industry 4.0, How to get funding for your project and much more.

Day 2

You can start your second day while running through the nearby park, with fellow alumni. Afterward, you will listen to Keynotes and Panel Discussions all about the topic innovation. In the Afternoon you can choose between visiting two world-renowned Austrian companies or take part in a Case Study
Before we will settle down at our Gather Garden and listen to Pitches or Speeches by fellow alumni. In addition to all that the alumni video stars pitches are going to take place there too.

Day 3

The last day will start on the topic of Risk Taking. You will listen to speakers like the already announced Cameron Sinclair. The final keynote of this day and of the conference will be given by a surprise speaker, before you will have time to stroll around in the nearby amusement park, with special offers for
Participants perfectly fitting this day‘s topic of risk taking.
The last point on our agenda will be the Gala Dinner.