S-GE Event

16th Investment Summit

Are we still competitive?

The Investment Summit is the meeting point of the year for Switzerland as a business location.

Investment Summit 2019

Benefit from the exchange with representatives of the national, regional and cantonal location promotion agencies, all Swiss Business Hubs and Trade Points as well as experts on the topic "Are we still competitive?".

Information

Date
Target audience Economic Promotion Agencies on cantonal and regional level, Representatives of Cantonal Executive Councils, SECO, FDFA
Organizer Switzerland Global Enterprise
Event language

English

Speakers

Josef Renggli, Deputy Head of the Directorate for European Affairs, Swiss Federal
Department of Foreign Affairs
Peter Grünenfelder, Director, Avenir Suisse
Raymond Cron, Director, Switzerland Innovation
Shira Kaplan, CEO, Cyverse AG
Jana Koehler, CEO, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH)
Nicholas Kelley, Data Science & A.I. advisor to the Digital Office, Novartis
Sandro Schmid, CEO, AAAccell AG
Ivano Salogni, Sales Director, Squirro
Marc Bros de Puechredon, Executive Board, Chairman, BAK Economics AG
Nicolas Bideau, Director, Presence Switzerland
Mauro Moruzzi, Ambassador, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI
Lijin Aryananda Blatter, Head of Robotics Platform, Wyss Zurich
Michael Früh, CFO & Head of Care Robotics, F&P Robotics AG
Markus Waibel, President, Drone Industry Association Switzerland (DIAS)
Mélanie Guittet, Co-Founder, Involi SA
Hanspeter Kipfer, Country Manager, Oracle Switzerland
Eric Jakob, Head of the Promotion Activities Directorate, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

Daniel Küng, CEO, Switzerland Global Enterprise
Patrik Wermelinger, Head of Investment Promotion, Switzerland Global Enterprise
Liv Minder, Director Investment Promotion, Switzerland Global Enterprise
Sirpa Tsimal, Director Investment Promotion, Switzerland Global Enterprise

MODERATION MORNING    
Chris Watts, Swiss consul general, SBH UAE, Dubai

Agenda

ǀ Check-in / Registration ǀ Welcome Words

Patrik Wermelinger, Switzerland Global Enterprise

ǀ Switzerland and the European Union

Josef Renggli, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

ǀ Are we ambitious enough?

Peter Grünenfelder, Avenir Suisse

ǀ Connecting Great Minds

Raymond Cron, Switzerland Innovation

ǀ Driving AI Innovation – A German and Swiss Perspective

Jana Koehler, DFKI GmbH

ǀ A View from another Tech Nation

Shira Kaplan, Cyverse AG

ǀ "Back to the Top"

Peter Grünenfelder, Avenir Suisse
Shira Kaplan, Cyverse AG
Josef Renggli, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Raymond Cron, Switzerland Innovation

Moderation: Chris Watts, Swiss consul general, SBH UAE

ǀ Lunch Talks

All Swiss Business Hubs and Trade Points

ǀ Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Jana Koehler, DFKI GmbH
Nicholas Kelley, Novartis
Marc Bros de Puechredon, BAK Economics AG

Moderation: Sirpa Tsimal, Switzerland Global Enterprise

ǀ Artificial Intelligence in Finance

Jana Koehler, DFKI GmbH
Sandro Schmid, AAAccell AG
Ivano Salogni, Squirro

Moderation: Sirpa Tsimal, Switzerland Global Enterprise

ǀ Robotics & Drones - Switzerland and the World

Mauro Moruzzi, SERI
Nicolas Bideau, Presence Switzerland
Markus Waibel, DIAS
Lijin Aryananda Blatter, Wyss Zurich

Moderation: Liv Minder, Switzerland Global Enterprise

ǀ Robotics & Drones – Where is the technology leading to?

Mélanie Guittet, Involi SA
Markus Waibel, DIAS
Lijin Aryananda Blatter, Wyss Zurich
Michael Früh, F&P Robotics AG

Moderation: Liv Minder, Switzerland Global Enterprise

ǀ Coffee Break ǀ Research Capital Switzerland – Opportunities and Risks in Today’s Environment

Hanspeter Kipfer, Oracle Switzerland

ǀ Preparing the future

Daniel Küng, Switzerland Global Enterprise
Eric Jakob, State Secretariat of Economic Affairs

ǀ Are we still competitive?

Patrik Wermelinger, Switzerland Global Enterprise

ǀ Apéro ǀ Dinner ǀ Drinks + Music at Hotel Bar

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Hotel Riverside
Lettenstrasse
8192 Glattfelden
Switzerland

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