The YTL Leaders Lounge is the webinar series for alumni, members of current cohorts, and other interested young professionals hosted by the Young Transatlantic Leadership Initiative. The webinars give the opportunity to connect with interesting people and to learn about leadership skills, personal development, and transatlantic relations. Our speakers share their experience and discuss current topics, leadership skills and what the next generation of leaders need to know. Each webinar is open to the general audience. The link to the next webinars can be found below, on our social media accounts, or in our monthly newsletter. The series was started in May 2020 with a conversation between Yasir Naqvi, CEO of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, and the YTL19 and YTL20 classes hosted by Robin Arens. All public webinars are recorded and will be accessible after the date.

Next webinars

We will continue our webinar series with Robert Hardt on December 10, 2020 at 6.30 pm (CEST).

Currently in the process of founding “Robert Hardt & Partners”, a consulting firm with the mission to transfer innovation from world class start-ups to corporations who are seeking groundbreaking new solutions in order to achieve their strategic goals in a fast and impactful way.

Until October 2020 Robert was General Partner at Next47, the venture capital company backed by Siemens AG, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA USA and Munich, Germany. He built a successful practice focused supporting the firm´s portfolio companies in their global growth efforts.

From 2012 to 2017 Robert served as CEO and President Siemens Canada and oversaw the overall strategic management, direction and leadership for all activities of Siemens in Canada. 

You can register to the webinar by using the following link.

Past webinars

The links to review past webinars will follow soon.

26th of November - Melloney Campbell Founder Startup Canada

2nd of November - Greg Fergus - Canadian House of Commons, Manuel Höferlin German Federal Parliament,

Victoria Lennox Startup Canada: "Designing an inclusive digital future: A German-Canadian exchange"

in cooperation with Goethe Institute Montreal, ThinkYoung and CJE NDG, funded by the European Union

24th of September - Sotirios Kotoulas Sotirios Corp

27th of August - Colette O'Hara Chief Strategy Officer at SaltWire Network

30th of July - Florian Kling, Mayor of the city Calw, located in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

1st of July - Scott Young, former Director of Ideas & Insights at the Institute for Canadian Citizenship

4th of June - Kyle Matthews, Executive Director at the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

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