Tech Tour Growth Forum Geneva & Lausanne March 19-20, 2015

Programme

Please Note: 1st day is the invitation only CEO day; Forum registrants are welcome to join for the dinner & Day 2. During the CEO workshops there will be a separate session for investors from 14:00 - 17:00 pm.

Thursday 19 March 2015

12:00 CEO only Registration & Networking Lunch at Pictet
13:00 Welcome by Remy Best of Pictet
13:05 Welcome Opening Remarks by Peter Weed of McKinsey
13:45 5 Concurrent CEO only Workshops Moderated by McKinsey
14:00 Registration & Investor Roundtable at Pictet
'*Open to investor registrants of Forum'
14:45 Networking Coffee Break
15:15 5 Concurrent CEO only Workshops Moderated by McKinsey
MODERATOR: Peter Weed (McKinsey & Company (USA))
16:30 Investor Roundtable Networking Coffee Break
'*Open to investor registrants of Forum'
16:45 CEO only Wine Tasting Hosted by Pictet
18:15 CEO only bus transfer to Lausanne
19:00 Forum Welcome Cocktail at Beau Rivage Palace Lausanne
'*Open to all registrants of Forum'
20:00 Welcome by Sven Lingjaerde, Co-President & Founder of Tech Tour Forum Networking Dinner & Awards Ceremony
'*Open to all registrants of Forum'
20:05 Welcome by Philippe Leuba, Member of Vaud Cantonal Government
20:10 Keynote Speech "State of European Technology" by Paul Harvey, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
20:30 Dinner continued
21:00 Keynote Speech by Ken Roth, Human Rights Watch
21:30 Dinner continued
22:10 Tech Tour Growth 50 Launch & Growth Awards Ceremony

Friday 20 March 2015

07:15 Breakfast at Hotels
08:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee
09:00 Welcome by Sven Lingjaerde, Endeavour Vision and George Coelho, Good Energies
09:10 Intro Raphael Conz of Canton Vaud & Testimonial by Massimo Lucchina of Cisco
09:25 Keynote Speech by Christophe Donay of Pictet Wealth Management
09:45 CEO Workshops Summary Day 1 by Peter Weed of McKinsey
10:00 Opening Keynote Mike Lynch
10:15 Panel Resetting Ambition for European Entrepreneurs
MODERATOR: George Coelho (Good Energies AG)
PANELISTS:
Anne Glover (Amadeus Capital Partners Limited)
Mike Lynch (Invoke Capital)
Bernard Lukey (Yandex)
10:45 Networking Coffee Break
11:15 Challenges of Scaling (ICT/Web/Mobility) Panel with CEOs
MODERATOR: Jennifer Schenker (Informilo)
PANELISTS:
Måns Hultman (QlikTech)
Avery Wang (Shazam Entertainment)
Noam Schwartz (SimilarWeb)
12:00 Digital Health Panel with CEOs
MODERATOR: Marc Sluijs (Tech Tour)
PANELISTS:
Peter Ohnemus (dacadoo)
Frederic Llordachs (Doctoralia)
Marc Berrebi (eDevice)
Jean Philippe Doumeng (TicTrac)
12:45 Networking Lunch
13:45 Keynote on Macro Trends by Charles Louis Moreau, Sales Director of Dow Jones
14:00 Speech by Adam Kostyal of Nasdaq Private Market
14:10 Financial Services in the Digital Age Panel with CEOs
MODERATOR: Nadeem Shaikh (Anthemis Group)
PANELISTS:
Michael Laven (Currencycloud)
Rajesh Agrawal (RationalFX)
Giles Andrews (Zopa Ltd)
14:55 Innovation in Connected Objects & Information Panel with CEOs
MODERATOR: Jean-François Baril (Ginko Ventures )
PANELISTS:
Fredrik Kekäläinen (Enevo Oy)
Cedric Mangaud (PIQ)
Anastasia Ailamaki (Raw Labs)
15:40 Speech by Albert Ganyushin of Euronext
15:50 Closing Session by William Stevens, Tech Tour
16:00 Closing Cocktail
17:00 End of Programme

Programme subject to change.

Venues


March 19, 2015
CEO only - by invitation
Investor Roundtable

Pictet
Route des Acacias 60
1227 Geneva
Switzerland
Tram 15 - stop Jacques Pictet-Thellusson


March 19, 2015
Forum Networking Dinner

Beau Rivage, Salle Sandoz
Place du Port 17-19
1006 Lausanne
Switzerland


March 20, 2015
Forum

Lausanne Palace Hotel
Rue Grand-Chêne 7-9
1002 Lausanne
Switzerland

Accommodations

Hotel Beau Rivage

To book a room, download a booking form for Hotel Beau Rivage, please follow this link: here.

Room rate guaranteed until February 5, 2015. A room block has been arranged for the Forum (March 19-20, 2015) at the special rate of:

  • Superior Room Single Occupancy: CHF440*

* Above stated rates are valid per room, per night including 3.8% VAT. Breakfast, access to Spa, Wifi in rooms included.

Beau Rivage Hotel Lausanne
Place du Port 17-19
1000 Lausanne 6
Switzerland
Tel: +41 21 613 3333
Fax: +41 21 613 3334
Website

Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne

To book a room, download a booking form for Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne, please follow this link: here.

Room rate guaranteed until January 30, 2015. A room block has been arranged for the Forum (March 19-20 2015) at the special rate of:

  • Classic Single Occupancy: CHF265*
  • Classic Lake View Single Occupancy: CHF285*

* Above stated rates are valid per room, per night. Breakfast CHF25-35 in addition if booked.

Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne
Avenue de Rhodanie 4
Lausanne, 1007
Switzerland
Tel: +41 21 612 7612
Fax: +41 21 612 7611
Website