"I enjoyed the event enormously and felt honoured to have been invited to take part."
"I’m a great fan of the EMS, and this year’s theme was of particular interest…a professional, constructive, friendly, purposeful and very productive forum."
"The symposium was extremely stimulating."
"I do feel greatly privileged to be a part of EMS. It is an intellectually enriching and spiritually uplifting experience that I now eagerly look forward to at the dawn of every new year. I do hope to be there again next year- to listen, learn and levitate! Many thanks for the meticulous planning, courteous facilitation and flawless organisation that make the symposium an exceptionally enjoyable experience."
"The Symposium this year was excellent in so many ways, and explored in a vibrant way an important but under-researched area. We are much better informed and wiser as a result."
"A wonderful session."
"Another grand success .The change of format was particularly helpful to all the participants."
"I found the symposium fascinating…a terrific group of people and I learned a lot. For those coming from a (particular) perspective, it is essential that we understand the bigger picture within which we are working."
"Thank you very much for the opportunity. As usual it was an immense success."
"I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the symposium and was honoured to be able to speak."
"Thank you again for affording me the opportunity."
"It was a great pleasure for me to contribute…an amazing group of individuals, each with his or her own unique gifts, and a process of catalysis that would generate far more than the sum of the parts."
"I just wanted to say a big thank you for allowing me to be involved in the event. It was an incredible opportunity and I am very grateful for having been a part of the symposium."
"I greatly enjoyed the symposium and your wonderful hospitality."
"I enjoyed it very much…congratulations on such an interesting and well managed event."
"I am proud to have contributed to its success. It was a great opportunity to learn, meet people and get feedback for my research."
"It was an incredible privilege to be part of EMS and I learnt a great deal!"
"I hope that is clear that we the participants are very grateful. I look forward to another successful one next year."
"It was an absolutely flawless event …and I am sure will lead to fruitful discussions all over the world."
"It has been my pleasure. I thought it was one of the best if not the best so far."
"It was indeed a great honour to be a part of the symposium. I got valuable insights from the emerging markets on various issues related to young people."
"All the arrangements were perfect… our visit to Oxford was very memorable."
"An extremely interesting and important symposium. It was an intense and pleasant learning experience, and an opportunity to generate some new and systematic understanding of youths in emerging market countries and the rest of the world."
"It has been thrilling to witness, and to play a small part, in the EMS journey."
"Many thanks. I thought in many ways this was the best year particularly in regard to the caliber and knowledge of those present."
"Thank you very much for everything…the symposium was a complete success."
"I learned a lot and thought that all sessions had some fascinating aspects and twists. Do count on me to bounce back ideas and feedback on the draft report."
"Really loved being there - it was great. Well done all!"
"A very successful EMS."
"Sincere thanks for the opportunity to participate. It was a lovely group of people, with a great many insightful, thoughtful, respectful things to say and wonderful group dynamics."
"A great group… It was very stimulating and informative. I don't where or how you find such good people, but that makes all the difference."
"A most stimulating and lively conference. I must say that after a life-time of conferences, the EMS (symposia) are right up there with the best I have been to. Conception, people, organization, content - all excellent."
"The EMS special session at the Weston Library last Friday was most interesting and enjoyable."
"I really enjoyed the discussions and was very impressed by the speakers. The contributions from the students were amazing."