World Goetheanum Forum 2018

Living economic, social and spiritual responsibility

A Conference of the World Goetheanum Association together
with the Section for Social Sciences at the Goetheanum
from Friday, 28 to Sunday, 30 September 2018

Invitation

Dear friends and all those who might be interested,

what are the major entrepreneurial challenges that need to be mastered in the companies, institutions and initiatives of today? How is it possible, within everyday life, to draw from such spiritual springs as those which are given to us through Anthroposophy and its School for Spiritual Science? Which inter-disciplinary questions and fruitful experiences can we share, what forms of collaboration are being developed and what forms of training and exchange do we and our co-workers need and seek?

At the World Goetheanum Forum, we want to exchange views with partners and interested parties from all walks of life, with respect to the way we live and shape our economic, social and spiritual responsibilities. The Forum offers, via short keynote speeches, working groups, dialogue walks, terrace talks and mealtime breaks, the opportunity to get in direct contact with people who are active in various ways within many different sectors of life. For example, the spokesman of the Board of the GLS-Bank and the head of SEKEM will participate, as well as Demeter farmers and representatives of Northeast Indian tea producers, founders of innovative Waldorf school projects such as the Parzivalschule in Karlsruhe as well as Ha Vinh Tho, who leads a pedagogical reform project in Vietnam and, until recently, the Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan. Section leaders of the School for Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum and self-employed in many fields of life, successful young entrepreneurs and founders of student initiatives are shaping the Forum just as much as senior co-workers of social-therapeutic institutions and those people who have built up an innovative, growing network within the field of addiction therapy.

Everyone interested is invited to participate in this Forum. We look forward to being able to welcome you at the World Goetheanum Forum!

Fabio Brescacin | Rembert Biemond | Gerald Häfner | Ueli Hurter | Paul Mackay | Georg Soldner | Sonja Schüler | Armin Steuernagel | Ioana Viscrianu | Verena Wahl | Justus Wittich

Programme

General Information

World Goetheanum Forum 2018
Living economic, social and spiritual responsibility

A Conference of the World Goetheanum Association
together with the Section for Social Sciences at the Goetheanum
from Friday, 28 to Sunday, 30 September 2018
Booking closes: Friday, 14 September 2018

Conference fees:
with sponsorship¹: CHF 750 with meals: CHF 825
regular price: CHF 370 with meals: CHF 445
concessions²: CHF 150 with meals: CHF 225
(For groups of at least three co-workers of any firm, institution or initiative3: CHF 300 with meals CHF 375

Conference meals
Conference meals (vegetarian) include 1 lunch and 2 evening meal at CHF 75 in total. Breakfast (2) can be booked separately at CHF 30. The meals cannot be booked separately. We regret that food intolerances cannot be catered for.

For accomodation and hotel rooms please see at: http://www.goetheanum.org/en/goetheanum/anreise/accommodations/

Group-/Student accommodation
(Booking possibility on the booking form, further information: http://www.goetheanum.org/en/goetheanum/anreise/group-accommodations/) Accommodation with mattresses on the floor
for 2 nights from 28th September in the evening to 30th September in the morning at 30 CHF or
for 3 nights from 27th September in the evening to 30th September in the morning at 45 CHF
Please bring a sleeping bag, a pillow and a sheet; limited spaces.

Parking permit
For the period of the conference: CHF 14 (not right next to the Goetheanum building). If you have a disability, please display your disability badge in your car.

Methods of payment/confirmation
On receipt of a group application, the respective institution will receive the account for the group. Subsequent bookings can only be applied for and paid on an individual basis.
Credit cards (all countries): The full amount will be charged to your credit card as soon as your booking has been processed. You will receive postal or email confirmation of your booking and payment.
Invoice Switzerland: Confirmation of booking and an invoice will be sent to you once your booking has been processed. Please note that we only send out invoices up until 10 days before the beginning of an event. After that, payment is only possible by credit card or on arrival.
Invoice Eurozone: Confirmation of booking and an invoice will be sent to you once your booking has been processed (Euro account). Please note that we only send out invoices up until 14 days before the beginning of an event. After that, payment is only possible by credit card or on arrival.
Other countries: Once your booking has been processed you will receive a confirmation by post or email. The amount due will either be charged to your credit card or you can pay on arrival. Bank transfers are not possible.

Please note that the conference fee must be paid before the conference starts.

Conference tickets: Tickets can be collected at the Reception until half an hour before the conference starts, also if you pay on arrival. We accept cash (Euro and CHF), VISA, MasterCard, ec-direct and Postcard-Schweiz.
Cancellation: Bookings may be cancelled free of charge up to 14 days prior to the beginning of the conference (14.09.2018, date of posting). After that, 50% of the conference fee will be charged. Meals, breakfast, parking permit and group accommodation may be cancelled free of charge up to 1 day prior to the begin of the conference (27.09.2018). Cancellation on the day when the conference begins or failure to attend are subject to a 100% invoice total. Substitutes will be accepted at no extra cost.

Cancellation insurance: Subject to a payment of 5% of total costs (CHF 10 minimum) full cancellation insurance can be taken out to cover illness (including dependent children and partner), job loss and force majeure. Please ask for our terms of insurance or visit www.goetheanum.org/6053.html.

¹ Should you be in a position to pay an additional amount, this would help to cover the costs of the conference and support the work of the section.
² Concessions apply for students, schoolchildren, those in training, military or civil service. Proof of status has to be submitted with your booking form.
³ Valid only with a collective order of the corresponding company/institution/initiative

Data processing: All data will be electronically recorded and filed and not passed on to any third party.

Booking Form

¹ Should you be in a position to pay an additional amount, this would help to cover the costs of the conference and
support the work of the section.
² Concessions apply for students, schoolchildren, those in training, military or civil service. Proof of status has to be
submitted with your booking form.
³ Valid only with a collective order of the corresponding company/institution/initiative
 
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Please bring a sleeping bag as well as a pillow and a sheet, limited spaces
 
insurance (5% of
the total costs,
 
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N.B.: For group applications your institution will receive a collective invoice.
Later applications will have to be booked and payed for separately.
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