Speaker: Frank-Walter Steinemeier (2 Nov 2017)
From IITS Web Team
2 November 2017
His Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier opened his inspiring address with a gripping discussion on fear and uncertainty – particularly, of what the digital revolution and the recent political shifts may spell for the future. Compelling the audience to reimagine an ideal society where no one is left behind, H.E. Steinmeier shared his firm belief in an open and interconnected world that can be achieved through constant innovation, strong technological stewardship and a highly skilled workforce. His passionate delivery gave rise to a rousing Q&A session where the captivated audience launched equally stimulating questions his way, spanning a variety of topics including the European Union’s role in global integration, the implications of China as a rising powerhouse, his views on US President Trump, and even sought his advice on matters relating to a career in politics.