The “Trans-Atlantic Student Conference” 2021

The “Trans-Atlantic Student Conference” 2021

The TAVEC Project of HS Fresenius and Adelphi University: “Digital Disrupters and Change Makers”

TAVEC, the new project between the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Cologne and Adelphi University in New York lets their students come together virtually! What exactly does TAVEC mean? And how do the students from Cologne and New York work together? Find out here in our latest article! Recently, the first virtual conference, the “Trans-Atlantic Student Conference”, took place. Learn more here and look forward to exciting presentations by the students!


The virtual conference from March 24:

Through the unique collaboration of the International Business School at Fresenius University and the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business at Adelphi University, the students came together in 4 modules. This occurred as part of the first Trans-Atlantic Student Conference on March 24, 2021. The theme of the conference was “Digital Disrupters and Change Makers” with student projects highlighting various components of the business field. In particular, the areas of diversity, inclusion, intercultural competence, business communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship were addressed:


Our students:

Our students from the Master’s program in Digital Management at Fresenius University of Applied Sciences were also represented at the conference and were able to convince with successful presentations in the modules “Business Ethics” and “Entrepreneurship/Leadership”! Especially the students Divya Govil, Christoph Neu and Thaarun Palaniappan stood out and won a travel scholarship to New York!


The winning teams:

Business Ethics:

Christoph Neu, Divya Govil
Topic: Ethical Workplace Management at Amazon


Christoph Neu, Thaarun Palaniappan

Topic: Leadership Perceptions in the Beverage Industry

But not only these two presentations were impressive! Visit the official site of the TAVEC project here and see for yourself!