September 20, 2017 | Lucerne (CH)

No education, no algorithms!

At the first Digital Value Circle in Switzerland, mutmacherinnen and mutmacher discuss the importance of education in a digital world.


September 14, 2017 will see the first Swiss Digital Value Circle take place in Lucerne. The catalyst behind this event is the annual Swiss Charity Concert held at the KKL (Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern). The charity event was the brainchild of management consultancy A.T. Kearney that first put on this new Swiss concert series in 2011, with conductor and pianist Victor Emanuel von Monteton as the star attraction. The Swiss Charity Concert sponsors Save the Children, the largest independent children’s aid agency in the world, and consequently education programs for children in crisis and conflict zones all round the globe. 

Under the header “No education, no algorithms—Humboldt’s Ideal in the Digital Era”, encouragers will be discussing the potentials of and the challenges faced by education in a digital world. 

Current examples will be presented that demonstrate that having the courage to progress is an absolute prerequisite in the field of education if we are to achieve long-term economic and societal success in a technological world.

You can find more information about the Swiss Charity Concert at


Look back at the Swiss Charity Concert 2016