Virtual Event

The culminating online event will bring the three tracks together through a program including keynote fire starters, presentations, development workshops, and social activities that will be scheduled Monday, November 9 to Friday, November 13, 2020.

To ensure our members and partners around the world have opportunities to interact and ask questions, the scheduling of the sessions will be spread out for the convenience of attendees in every time zone. All live broadcasted sessions will be recorded and made available on the platform. The virtual event will include a combination of pre-recorded and live content.

Virtual networking, live and recorded sessions, health and well-being activities

The Audience

University leaders, including Rectors, Deans, Directors and Administrators from developed, emerging and frontier markets

Students from all disciplines, including undergraduate, graduate and PhDs from developed, emerging and frontier markets

Faculty and lecturers from universities in developed, emerging and frontier markets

Professionals from industry, aid organizations, and civil society dedicated to addressing economic and social challenges effectively and efficiently

Variety of Sessions:

Keynote Fire Starters

Live keynote address with top academic and industry leaders on controversial topics related to challenges and opportunities shaping the future of higher education and business. Live chat with Q&A throughout session.

Leadership Roundtables

These roundtables will discuss pressing the reports produced from the leadership track. Topics include the future of project based learning, innovating in global programs and the role of business schools in building more inclusive societies.

Innovation Showcases

A short pre-recorded presentation on a particular innovative solution that addresses challenges faced across the industry.

Live chat with Q&A throughout the session.

Development Workshops

Workshops will provide participants the opportunity to strengthen their skills and knowledge in a particular area. The workshops will aim to provide a collaborative and active-learning environment for participants. Attendees should leave with skills, knowledge and resources they can apply in their own environment.

Panel Discussions

Live panel discussions focused on topics such as the future of project-based learning, international mobility of people and ideas, future of executive education, globalization, entrepreneurship, online learning, the case method.

LIVE Student Presentations

The HUMLOG Student Competition TOP 10 teams will present their projects in a LIVE open Zoom meeting to the judging panel that will include a Q&A portion. GBSN Beyond participants will be able to join the audience. 


Individual Rate

$200 USD

An individual fee offers you access to the virtual event and the virtual platform. In the spirit of accessibility and inclusivity, we are introducing an institutional rate which allows an unlimited number of persons (students, faculty, and administrators) per institution to register and participate – reflecting our commitment to supporting schools during these challenging times.

Financial support will be made available based on need and availability for institutions in low income countries. Institutions who need financial support should email Nicole Zefran at

*rates displayed are early bird rates and are subject to increase after August 31, 2020.