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Program of the 15. BPW European Conference Zurich16
Sept. 30 2016 - Oct. 2 2016 - University of Zurich - adress and map here

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Saturday, October 1
 

09:00 CEST

Platform 1: Women - the big emerging market - Keynote Speeches
from Angela hornberg: "Let us think powerful !"

Speakers
avatar for Ladina Caduff

Ladina Caduff

Head CSR, Raiffeisen, Keynote Speaker
Ladina Caduff has been Head of CSR Management at Raiffeisen Switzerland since March 2012. Before joining Raiffeisen she worked at Ernst & Young in the area of Climate Change and Sustainability Services. She supported companies with regard to positioning, internal implementation and... Read More →
avatar for Angela Hornberg

Angela Hornberg

Owner, AHC - Advance Human Capital, Keynote Speaker
Angela Hornberg worked as an investment banker for 10 years in Frankfurt, Berlin and London (for Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers among others.) She started her own business in 1994: the first six years she provided Market Research for the financial industry and since 2002 she has... Read More →
avatar for Simona Scarpaleggia

Simona Scarpaleggia

CEO, IKEA Switzerland, Keynote Speaker
Co-chair of the high-level panel for women’s economic empowerment established by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.  Simona Scarpaleggia   joined IKEA as a Human Resources Manager for IKEA Italy, where she defined the company’s diversity strategy and implemented various projects aimed at managing gender, age and ethnic diversity. In 2009 together with top female managers from different compani... Read More →


Saturday October 1, 2016 09:00 - 09:30 CEST
Auditorium

14:15 CEST

Platform 2: Economy of the future - Keynotes Speeches
Sponsors
Speakers
avatar for Liisa Oviir

Liisa Oviir

Minister of Entrepreneurship, Estonia, Keynote Speaker
Liisa Oviir, Minister for Entrepreneurship from Estonia. Oviir is a lawyer and politician. She has been the Minister of Entrepreneurship since 2015. Estonia is Europe’s digital pioneer!More infohttps://valitsus.ee/en/minister-entrepreneurship-liisa-oviir
avatar for Suzanne Thoma

Suzanne Thoma

CEO, BKW, Keynote Speaker
Suzanne Thoma was Head of Networks at BKW in 2010 before being appointed as CEO in 2013. Until 2009 she was Head of the Automotive Division of the WICOR Group in Rapperswil. Before that, as CEO of Rolic Technologies Ltd., she led a high-tech supplier to the electrical industry. She... Read More →


Saturday October 1, 2016 14:15 - 14:45 CEST
Auditorium

14:45 CEST

Platform 2: Economy of the future - Panel Discussion
Sponsors
Speakers
avatar for Tatjana Gaspar

Tatjana Gaspar

Vice-President, Cornèr Bank AG, Panelist
Talk to me about whatever inspires you! My inspiration comes from literature, art, scuba diving and everything connected with the sea, wildlife and nature as well as truly extraordinary women and men.
avatar for Esther Girsberger

Esther Girsberger

Moderator Panel Discussion
Esther Girsberger is a lawyer and graduated with an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen. After holding several management positions with media companies she became self-employed in 2010. Among other things, she has written the bestseller "Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf – the... Read More →
avatar for Freda Miriklis

Freda Miriklis

International Development Adviser, Panelist
Freda is an entrepreneur, executive and board director with an immense amount of experience educating and supporting world leaders and CEOs to promote equality and economic opportunities that empower women at a global level.She is co-founding Chair of the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s... Read More →
avatar for Liisa Oviir

Liisa Oviir

Minister of Entrepreneurship, Estonia, Keynote Speaker
Liisa Oviir, Minister for Entrepreneurship from Estonia. Oviir is a lawyer and politician. She has been the Minister of Entrepreneurship since 2015. Estonia is Europe’s digital pioneer!More infohttps://valitsus.ee/en/minister-entrepreneurship-liisa-oviir
avatar for Suzanne Thoma

Suzanne Thoma

CEO, BKW, Keynote Speaker
Suzanne Thoma was Head of Networks at BKW in 2010 before being appointed as CEO in 2013. Until 2009 she was Head of the Automotive Division of the WICOR Group in Rapperswil. Before that, as CEO of Rolic Technologies Ltd., she led a high-tech supplier to the electrical industry. She... Read More →


Saturday October 1, 2016 14:45 - 15:35 CEST
Auditorium
 
Sunday, October 2
 

09:10 CEST

Platform 3: Shaping the future - Keynote Speeches
Sponsors
avatar for SBB CFF FFS

SBB CFF FFS

Switzerland, SBB CFF FFS
Working for SBB – Help us shape the future of mobility. Around 33'000 employees help transport more than 1.2 million travelers on Europe’s most heavily used rail network. As the largest travel and transport company in Switzerland, we run a number of major projects aimed at sustainably... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Aurelia Frick

Aurelia Frick

Minister Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture, Liechtenstein, Keynote Speaker
Aurelia Frick, Minister of Foreign Affairs, from Liechtenstein. Frick is a doctor of law and has been a member of the government since 2009.  More infohttp://www.regierung.li/regierungsmitglieder/aurelia-frick/... Read More →


Sunday October 2, 2016 09:10 - 09:25 CEST
Auditorium

14:05 CEST

Platform 4: Be BPW - WE Are the Champions. A Wake-up Call.

WE Are the Champions. A Wake-up Call.


Speakers
avatar for Monique R. Siegel

Monique R. Siegel

Business ethicist, author, trend researcher, mrsTHINK, Keynote Speaker
Monique R. Siegel, M.A., Ph.D. (Literature and Applied Ethics) was born in Berlin, moved to the USA in 1962, and grew up and studied in New York where she graduated in 1971 before making her home in Zurich. Her professional activities were mainly pioneering projects for women: In... Read More →


Sunday October 2, 2016 14:05 - 14:30 CEST
Auditorium

16:15 CEST

BPW International President's Address
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Yasmin Darwich

Dr. Yasmin Darwich

International President, BPW International
Dr. Yasmin Darwich, president of BPW International (2014-2017), is a medical doctor from Torreon, Mexico, specializing in obstetrical and gynecological surgery with additional expertise in orthomolecular medicine and complementary & alternative medicine. She has been an active member... Read More →


Sunday October 2, 2016 16:15 - 16:35 CEST
Auditorium

16:35 CEST

Closing Speech
Speakers
avatar for Karin Raguin

Karin Raguin

VP Talent Development, Christian Dior Couture, BPW European Coordinator
- Human Resources professional with international experience in Talent Management, Recruitment and Corporate Social Responsibility, in the luxury and industrial sector. Positions: since 2016 VP Talent Development, Christian Dior Couture. Before Global Head of Career Management, LVMH... Read More →


Sunday October 2, 2016 16:35 - 16:55 CEST
Auditorium