What the Geneva Region needs to do to remain competitive ?
Business Conference what the Geneva Region needs to do to remain competitive
The Geneva Region still leads on many counts. But what does it need to do to remain competitive? The British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (BSCC) makes its contribution to this important and topical public debate.
12.15 - 14.00 Luncheon with keynote speech (in French) by Conseiller d'Etat François Longchamp, President of Geneva’s Cantonal Government on “The View from Government”
14.15 Chairman’s welcome by Anthony Conway-Fell and opening remarks by Moderator Michael McKay
14.25 Scene-setting & comparisons by Dr. Sara Carnazzi Weber (Credit Suisse)
14.55 Economic Promotion by Daniel Loeffler (GE DSE), Jean-Frédéric Berthoud (DEV) and Raphaël Conz, VD Office for Economic Affairs (SPECo)
15.35 Fiscal matters by Carl Bellingham (PwC)
16.00 Infrastructure & Housing by Conseiller d’Etat Antonio Hodgers
16.45 Michael Møller, Acting Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
17.05 Educating & training for future competitiveness by David Rennie (Nestlé), Sean Power (Institut Florimont), Prof. Arturo Bris (IMD) and Djemâa Chraîti (Geneva Department of Education)
17.40 The Employers’ view by Philippe Meyer (CCIG), Elodie Buchheim (CVCI), Frédérique Reeb-Landry (FER/GEM), Paul Martin (Trafigura) and Andrea Isler (Coutts & Co.)
18.30 Q&A and panel discussion
19.30 Closing speech by Anne-Marie de Weck, Managing Partner, Lombard Odier & Cie SA
20.15 Cocktail dinatoire
The language of the Conference will be English.
The language of the Conference will be English
More information about the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce: www.bscc.co.uk
The conference is kindly sponsored by: Coutts & Co., Credit Suisse, Knight Frank and PwC