A seminar week first covers a broad range of topics closely related to each years general topic. Investment bankers from Goldman-Sachs talking on Ethics in Finance or gynecologists from Harvard Medical School promoting reproductive rights are among the most memorable.
Next, specific symposia cover technology, politics, economics and finance. The panels offered during these events are characterized by the high-ranking selection of speakers. In 2018, the presidents of the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo met during a historic discussion on the future of the Balkans, former UN General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon
Finally, the cultural program offered during the forum seeks to please a wide range of taste: If the Alpbach Choir performing in the village church is not for you, then perhaps an Alphorn mixing with the sounds of an electric guitar might be. As another example, in 2018, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts of London performed Shakespeare and some more modern pieces on the balcony of the Gemeindeamt every day at noon.