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The digitisation of the economy is advancing inexorably and is forcing companies to reinvent themselves or at least to question traditional business models.

Prepare yourself and your company for the digital future and find out from 20 top-class speakers (see below) at the forthcoming Europa Forum how to successfully lead your company through the digital revolution.

Lunch Cruise, Lake Lucerne

   11.00am – 12.30pm: Networking event on Lake Lucerne

Business Symposium

   12.50pm – 5.30pm, KKL Lucerne

Open Forum

   6.50pm – 8.45pm, KKL Lucerne

VIP Networking Dinner

   8.45pm – 10.15pm, KKL Lucerne

Lunch Cruise

Networking event on Lake Lucerne
11.00 Start at KKL Lucerne
Presentation / Discussion (details will follow)
Lunch, Networking 
12.30 Arrival at  KKL Lucerne
registration

Business Symposium

No fee for members of the Förderkreis 92
Simultaneous translation GE/EN
12.00

Registration, Imbiss, Networking

12.50

Start Symposium Part 1

Guido Graf
President of the Government, Canton Lucerne
  • Opening
Doris Leuthard
Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications DETEC
  • Keynote
Doris Leuthard
Ulrich Spiesshofer
President and CEO, ABB Group worldwide
  • The digital Revolution – innovation and market leadership in times of rapid Change
Ulrich Spiesshofer
Alessandro Curioni
Vice President IBM Europe, Director IBM Research ZH
  • Cognitive Computing and the Future of Business
Alessandro Curioni

THE EUROPEAN INTERVIEW

Stefan Krawczyk
Associate General Counsel, eBay Inc. (Brussels)
Representative of the European Commission
  • The digital single market
Stefan Krawczyk
14.50

Break

15.10

Executive Sessions

Best practices, interactive / Q&A

 

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Christa Markwalder, Edy Portmann, Andreas Staub, Dalith Steiger-Gablinger more

Cyber Security

René Bodmer, Eric Herren, Daniel Nussbaumer, Ivano Somaini more

Digital Business

Sabrina Badir, Cristian Grossmann, Roger Wüthrich-Hasenböhler more

Digital Transformation

Christine Maier, Gerd Manz, Marcel Stalder, Jürg Werner more

E-Commerce

Constantin Hilt, Stefan Krawczyk, Malte Polzin, Stefan Regli more

15.50

Break

16.10

Symposium Part 2 

Rolf Dörig
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Swiss Life Holding and Adecco Group Inc.
  • Plea for a digitised world geared towards people
Rolf Dörig
Patrick Naef
CIO & Divisional Senior VP IT, Emirates Group
  • The vision of digital transformation as seen by the Emirates Group
Patrick Naef
Thomas D. Meyer
Country Managing Director, Accenture Switzerland
  • «So, where is the revolution now?»
Thomas D. Meyer
17.00

DER STANDPUNKT

Christoph Franz
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Roche Holding Ltd
Christoph Franz
17.30

End

Chair:
Thomas D. Meyer

Country Managing Director, Accenture Switzerland
Markus Spillmann, former Editor in Chief NZZ
Markus Spillmann
registration

Open Forum

Simultaneous translation GE/EN

18.50

Opening

Beat Züsli, Mayor of the City of Lucerne
Sergio Ermotti
Group CEO, UBS Group
  • Digital Transformation in the banking sector - opportunities and dangers
Sergio Ermotti
Ulrike Huemer
CIO of the City of Wien  
  • Smart City Wien: Digitalisation for the good of the population
Ulrike Huemer
19.45 

Podium:

Opportunities and dangers of digitisation for the economy and society
Clemens H. Cap
Professor for Information and Communication Services, University of Rostock
Clemens H. Cap
Francisco Fernandez
Group CEO, Avaloq
Francisco Fernandez
Juraj Hromkovič
Professor, ETH Zürich
Juraj Hromkovič
Daniel Lampart
General Secretary and Chief Economist, Swiss Trade Union Federation
Daniel Lampart
 20.45

End

Moderation: Sonja Hasler, SRF
Sonja Hasler
registration

VIP Networking-Dinner

20.45 Host: Canton and City of Lucerne
Location: Panoramafoyer, KKL, Lucerne

For Guests, Speakers and Partners
registration

Location

Culture and Convention Center, Lucerne, Europaplatz 1, 6005 Lucerne

Partner

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