Features

In the Shoes of the Secretary General (Part I)

Mohamed Mezghani has been appointed Secretary General of the UITP in January. Boardroom has asked him to contribute a monthly column in which he explains all about the challenges of holding such a position. This is Mohamed’s very first insights.

Diamonds Are a Scientist’s Best Friend

Dr Amanda Barnard is one of Australia’s leading scientists and an award-winning researcher with a growing international profile. Her diamond nanoparticle discovery has the potential to change the lives of millions of people around the world.

Montréal – Paving the Path for Progress

Fresh off its 375th birthday, Montréal has morphed into Canada’s cultural capital, offering a certain je ne sais quoi that’s not quite North American, but not entirely European, either, writes Lane Nieset.

Jerusalem – A Growing Knowledge Hub

The longest inhabited city on the globe, Jerusalem, Israel’s capital, is not only a holy place for three of the world’s major religions, it’s also an evolving association destination.

Hackathons for Associations?

Traditionally, hackathons are events that focus on entrepreneurship and engineering, culminating in the creation of inspiring prototypes and new ideas. Taking a note from the tech world, associations are realising the value in this dedicated type of group problem solving.