About the Young Leaders’ Forum

The Young Leaders’ Forum is an event gathering young professionals between the ages of 24-38 from the Central European region, who are active in the field of innovation, to discuss innovative initiatives, improve their leadership potential, and learn new skills that will make them more competitive in their field of expertise.

Call for Application!

YLF welcomes young professionals with leadership potential whose professional activities are related to social innovation, digitalisation and democracy, innovation in housing, and urban studies; young leaders and (soon-to-be) decision makers in the field of urban design and planning, housing, digitalisation, human-machine interaction, modernisation, and the connected social and legal studies; and experts with a background in natural and social sciences, focusing on the above mentioned topics.

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1013 Budapest, Ybl Miklós tér 2-6.
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