IGNAZIO CASSIS

Ignazio Cassis

Federal Councillor

Ignazio Cassis (FDP), elected by the United Federal Assembly on 20 September 2017, took up his post as head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) on 1 November 2017.

 

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FEDERICO CAPASSO

Federico Capasso

Harvard University, Balzan Prize winner 2016

Federico Capasso was distinguished with the Balzan Prize for the realization of the Quantum Cascade Laser; for his major contributions in plasmonics and metamaterials at the forefront of photonics science and technology.

International Balzan Prize Foundation

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SPEAKERS

Mauro dell’Ambrogio

Mauro dell’Ambrogio

State Secretary, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI)

Manuele Bertoli

Manuele Bertoli

President and State Councillor, Canton Ticino

Luca Albertoni

Luca Albertoni

Director, Chamber of Commerce of Canton Ticino (Cc-Ti)

Claudia Appenzeller

Claudia Appenzeller

Secretary general, Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and Vice-President of the Alumni Association MPA University of Bern

Jean-Jacques Aubert

Jean-Jacques Aubert

Professor of Classics and Ancient History and President of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences

Furio Bednarz

Furio Bednarz

Director of Continuous Training and Innovation Office, Canton Ticino

Maurice Campagna

Maurice Campagna

President of the Board, Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

Aleardo Cattaneo

Aleardo Cattaneo

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Ferriere Cattaneo

Monica Duca Widmer

Monica Duca Widmer

President of the Board, USI and Vice-President of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW)

Boas Erez

Boas Erez

Rector and Vice-President of the University Council, USI

Katharina Fromm

Katharina Fromm

Full Professor for Chemistry at the University of Fribourg and Vice-President of the Research Council of the SNSF

Franco Gervasoni

Franco Gervasoni

General Director, SUPSI

Dimitri Loringett

Dimitri Loringett

Media relations and content editor, USI

Fabio Merlini

Fabio Merlini

Regional Director, Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET)

Rudolf Minsch

Rudolf Minsch

Chief Economist, economiesuisse

Antonietta Mira

Antonietta Mira

Professor of statistics and data science, USI

Cornelia Oertle

Cornelia Oertle

Director, Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET)

Laura Perret Ducommun

Laura Perret Ducommun

Secretary General, Swiss Federation of Trade Unions

Alberto Petruzzella

Alberto Petruzzella

President of the Board, SUPSI

Alberto Piatti

Alberto Piatti

Director, Department of Education and Learning, SUPSI

Giambattista Ravano

Giambattista Ravano

Director of Research and Innovation, SUPSI

Stefano Santinelli

Stefano Santinelli

CEO localsearch (Swisscom Directories AG) and Swisscom deputy for the Italian Switzerland

Fritz Schiesser

Fritz Schiesser

President of the ETH Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee

Marcel Tanner

Marcel Tanner

President, Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences

Peter Voser

Peter Voser

Chairman of the Board of Directors, ABB Group

Thomas Zeltner

Thomas Zeltner

President of the Science et Cité foundation

Markus Zürcher

Markus Zürcher

Secretary General, Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences