The Mission of YLF

The Young Leaders’ Forum is an international meeting of young motivated professionals between the ages of 24-38 coming from the EU 28, CE region, V4 countries, and Western Balkans, who are active in the field of innovation. During the event, the participants will have the chance to discuss innovative ideas and pioneer initiatives, improve their leadership potential, and learn new skills that will make them more competitive in their field of expertise and their career.

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Theory X Leaders vs Theory Y Leaders

How your perception about people’s motivation for work can determine your leadership style

Social Media and the Internet

Key Actors in Shaping Public Perceptions of Environmental Issues and Spreading (Fake) Information?


Tackling Disinformation and Fake News in Science

More Events

Organised annually by the Antall József Knowledge Centre in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary and with the support of the International Visegrad Fund, think.BDPST is a strategic conference on perspectives of research, innovation, and future technologies. 

Start-up Expo, yet another side event to think.BDPST, is an exhibition professional meeting of regional experts and state representatives in Central Europe that provides innovative enterprises and innovators with the opportunity to meet, share ideas, and present themselves to an international audience.


AJKC Lecture Hall

1093 Budapest, Czuczor utca 4.
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The venue of the Young Leaders' Forum is the Lecture Hall of the Antall József Knowledge Centre.


National Dance Theatre

Millenáris Park

1024 Budapest, Kis Rókus u. 16-20.
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The venue of the conference is the National Dance Theatre, now relocated to a building of Millenáris Park, showcasing state-of-the art architectural solutions.

A Glimpse into the Future