2. German Financial Education Forum – ability to use capital at its best, epk media GmbH & Co. KG, press release

Under the patronage of the Minister of State Markus Blume invited the Stiftung Finanzbildung to the 2nd German Hybrid Financial Education Forum on June 29, 2022. The forum aims to exchange views on current topics and bring students together with experts in science, politics, media and business practice. At the end, the foundation awarded annual media awards and awards for thesis.

Edmund Pelikanfounder and managing director of the non-profit financial education foundation, at the beginning he personally thanked the strategic partner LHI Leasing Markus Niedermeier, which provided a great setting for the event and technical support. Regards Markus NiedermeierLHI Leasing, Frank SchäfflerMember of the Bundestag and Managing Director of the Prometheus Institute of Freedom, Norman Wirth, Federal Association of Financial Services AfW i Sven Schuman, co-chair of the Agreement for Economic Education for participants of the forum. All speakers emphasized the growing importance of financial education for the future personal and professional success of students and welcomed the German Financial Education Forum as an initiative in this regard.

In the introductory impulse, the foundation Martin Wild, The CEO of the startup Organic Garden invited to give a lecture. A young company combines current panel topics like no other: sustainable development and healthy eating, social market economy, new investment opportunities and blockchain in the world of economy and finance. Dedicated wore Wild corporate vision of CO2-free food production in Germany without long transport routes. He charmed the audience with the idea that investors, consumers and food producers are working together on a new path of health.

The heart of the Financial Education Forum are rounds of discussion, of which three were held in 2022:

In the panel “Sustainable real estate investments “ discussed Volker WeberSustainable Investment Forum, with management advisor Holger FuchsLeadership Pioneers, Management Rauno the GreedyVerifort Capital, real estate project developer Thorsten Nelsthe head of the issuer Markus Niedermeier and financial journalist Friedrich Wanschkaorganizer OnlyOneFuture.de.

In the panel chaired by Edmund Pelikan “Social market economy: yesterday – today – tomorrow” exchanged, Berthold BarthFoundation Ludwig Erhard, scientific director of the Financial Education Forum Prof. Dr. Erwin Blummember of the board of FinanzFachFrauen Simone BussmannBußmann Vermögensberatung, ThinkTanker Justus EnningaPrometheus Freedom Institute and publisher dr Frank B. WernerHolderstock Media.

through the panel “Blockchain, cryptocurrencies and digitization” headed by Frederik Garnies, Lionbay Capital. Lawyers were the experienced experts of this panel Tom BraegelmannSchalast Law, Prof. Dr. Phillip SandnerFrankfurt School Blockchain Center, head of digital resources Szymanie Seitera, Hauck Aufhäuser Lamp Private Bank i Christian TeichmannUnchanging Insight.

The climax and the end of the forum was the award ceremony. The media award of the Financial Education Foundation received a unique phenomenon of business journalism on television in the “Journalist” category, Markus Gurne. The ARD stock exchange editorial reaction manager explains the world of finance and economic relations in a comprehensive and understandable way (more on this in a separate press release). Media awards in the “Magazine” category go to “Einfach Börse” and in the “Financial Blogger” category Jan Neynaber money and knowledge? Thomas Kehl financial flow.

With this year’s awards for the thesis of the Financial Education Foundation, Quirin Kreuzpaintner from Landshut University of Applied Sciences i Cavaran Singh by the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, and awarded trophies and cash prizes of EUR 500 each (more on this in a separate press release).

At the end of the forum, Edmund Pelikan thanked the patron, Minister of State Markus Blume, as well as all participants, panelists, presenters of greetings, speakers of the inaugural speeches, award winners and numerous helping hands for this committed and successful event. Pelikan said goodbye with the hope that in 2023 he would be able to organize the Financial Education Forum as a face-to-face event with numerous satellite educational events.

Therefore, let’s keep the date: the 3rd Financial Education Forum will be held on July 5 and 6, 2023. The entire German Financial Education Forum 2022 will soon be available on the YouTube channel of the Financial Education Foundation. You can find coverage of the FinanzbildungsForum in our FinanzbildungsReport VIER magazine, which will accompany the EURO am SONNTAG weekly at the end of July.

Leave a Comment