Program

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

14:00 - 14:05 Alumni special meeting (invitation only)
Wisdom Encounters

20.9 at 14:00 to 21.9. at 12:00

  • Olivier Onghena-'t Hooft, Founder Global Inspiration & Noble Purpose Institute, Young Leaders-Inspiring Mentors, board adviser, writer
  • Prof. Dr. Gunter Pauli, Professor, author of "The Third Dimension" and "The Blue Economy", founder of ZERI

With: Gunter Pauli, Olivier Onghena-'t Hooft

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

13:00 - 13:30 Introduction
Symbiosis between Zermatt and the Zermatt Summit
  • Mrs.R.Biner-Hauser, Mayor of Zermatt

With: Romy Biner-Hauser

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13:30 - 14:00 Welcome address
How does the Zermatt Summit differ from all other symposia?
  • Christopher Wasserman, Founder and President of the Zermatt Summit Foundation

With: Christopher Wasserman

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14:00 - 14:45 Keynote 1
The Third Dimension

3D farming and eleven more unstoppable trends revolutionizing the production of food and energy, regenerating nature and rebuilding communities.

  • Prof. Dr. Gunter Pauli, Professor, author of "The Third Dimension" and "The Blue Economy", founder of ZERI

With: Gunter Pauli

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14:45 - 15:45 Round table 1
Humanizing innovation and technology

A demonstration of three new technologies changing the game and tackling societal challenges we face today.

  • Dr. Suat Topsu, Inventor LiFi and founder Oledcomm
  • Carlos Moreira, Founder, chairman and CEO of Wisekey, UN expert on cyber security
  • Hubert de Boisredon, président-directeur général d’ARMOR, Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur et chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite
  • Jurriaan Kamp (Moderator), Author and journalist

With: Carlos Moreira, Dr. Suat Topsu, Hubert de Boisredon, Jurriaan Kamp

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15:45 - 16:15 Networking break Hotel Mont Cervin
16:15 - 17:00 Keynote 2
Renaissance 2.0

Shedding light on the popularization of neurowisdom and on how to change education and society to prepare next generations future life.

  • Idriss Aberkane, Researcher, teacher, entrepreneur, and author of "Free up your mind!"

With: Idriss Aberkane

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17:00 - 17:15 Keynote 3
Sustainable finance to support the new economy and the common good
  • Karen Wendt, Expert in sustainable finance and positive impact investment, president of EccoScience

With: Karen Wendt

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17:15 - 18:00 Keynote 4
From slavery to entrepreneurship, solidarity microcredit in order to help take charge of one’s life
  • Marianne Sebastien, (co-speaker Matthew Damal), Founder, Association Voix Libre

With: Marianne Sebastien

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18:00 - 19:30 Break out groups (In parallel)
Blue economy
  • Prof. Dr. Gunter Pauli, Professor, author of "The Third Dimension" and "The Blue Economy", founder of ZERI
Internet security and illicit trade prevention
  • Carlos Moreira, Founder, chairman and CEO of Wisekey, UN expert on cyber security
Renaissance 2.0
  • Idriss Aberkane, Researcher, teacher, entrepreneur, and author of "Free up your mind!"
From slavery to entrepreneurship, solidarity microcredit in order to help take charge of one’s life
  • Marianne Sebastien, Founder, Association Voix Libre
Sustainable finance to support the new economy and the common good
  • Karen Wendt, Expert in sustainable finance and positive impact investment, president of EccoScience

With: Carlos Moreira, Gunter Pauli, Idriss Aberkane, Karen Wendt, Marianne Sebastien

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19:30 - 20:00 Cocktail Hotel Mont Cervin
20:00 - 22:00 World Dinner Hotel Mont Cervin

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

09:00 - 09:45 Keynote 5
Human beings and sustainable development

"The World Bank was outstanding as a centre of economic development but it did not understand the link between human beings and sustainable development." Quote from The Financial Times, 15.6.2012

  • Dr. Mamphela Ramphele, Apartheid activist, former Vice-Chancellor at University of Cape Town, former Managing Director of the World Bank; ReimagineSA co-founder and global ambassador

With: Dr. Mamphela Ramphele

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09:45 - 10:45 Round table 2
Blue economy 3.0 from waste to food

Long-term cooperation between two Italian industrial leaders to launch of compostable coffee capsules in 2015, revolutionizing the coffee-world.

  • Dr. Catia Bastoli, Chemist, entrepreneur and CEO of Novamont and Matrica
  • Hans Stier, Founder Bonaverde Coffee
  • Ayumi Matsuzaka, Social entrepreneur, founder of DYCLE - diaper recycle
  • Marianne Sebastien, Founder, Association Voix Libre
  • Jurriaan Kamp (Moderator), Author and journalist

With: Ayumi Matsuzaka, Dr. Catia Bastoli, Hans Stier, Jurriaan Kamp, Marianne Sebastien

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10:45 - 11:15 Networking break Hotel Mont Cervin
11:15 - 12:30 Debate 1 and Film
Race for Water, a part of the blue economy

The extraordinary story of Race for Water will be told by its founder, the impact and synergies with the blue economy.

  • Prof. Dr. Gunter Pauli, Professor, author of "The Third Dimension" and "The Blue Economy", founder of ZERI
  • Marco Simeoni, Entrepreneur, environmentalist, and founder Race for Water Foundation

With: Gunter Pauli, Marco Simeoni

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12:30 - 13:30 Networking lunch Hotel Mont Cervin
13:30 - 15:00 Individual, break-out group reflexion
Working as spiritual food for self-realization of Mankind

Innovative perspective on the purpose of enterprises, how they will transform society and the world by drastically rethinking the way they operate.

  • Olivier Onghena-'t Hooft , Entrepreneur, Board advisor, Author

With: Olivier Onghena-'t Hooft

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13:30 - 15:00 Round table 3
Technology and innovation in the fight against illicit trade
  • Carlos Moreira
  • Alvise Giustiniani, Vice President Illicit Trade Prevention Philip Morris International.
  • Murat Seitnepesov, CEO Integral Petroleum SA.
  • Philip Grant, President Trial International ONG.

With: Alvise Giustiniani, Carlos Moreira, Murat Seitnepesov, Philip Grant

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15:00 - 15:15 Networking break Hotel Mont Cervin
15:15 - 16:15 Debate 2
From limits to growth to come on!

Panel with experts explaining the evolutionary path from "Limits to Growth" (1972) to "Come on! Capitalism, shorttermism, population and destruction of the planet". A report for the 50th anniversary of the Club of Rome (2017).

  • Prof. Ernst Ulrich Von Weizsäcker, Co-President of the Club of Rome
  • Anders Wijkman, Co-President of the Club of Rome

With: Anders Wijkman, Prof. Ernst Ulrich Von Weizsäcker

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16:15 - 16:45 Networking break Hotel Mont Cervin
16:45 - 17:45 Round table 4
Blue economy 3.0 Food

Three experts shedding more information on what they believe will be the next big revolution in the food industry.

  • Bertil Akesson , Owner Akesson’s Organic
  • Marcello Palazzi, Chairman of Solarus Sunpower and of Social Innovation eXChange SIX, Global Ambassador of B Lab
  • Raivis Vaitekuns, co-founder and creative director of Coffee Pixels.
  • Jurriaan Kamp (Moderator), Author and journalist

With: Bertil Akesson, Jurriaan Kamp, Marcello Palazzi, Raivis Vaitekuns

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17:45 - 18:30 Debate 3
Innovation in art
  • Elizabeth Sombart, Pianist and founder Resonnance foundation
  • Hacene Larbi, Composer and conductor

With: Elizabeth Sombart, Hacene Larbi

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18:30 - 19:15 Piano recital Elizabeth Sombart and fables by Gunter Pauli

With: Elizabeth Sombart, Gunter Pauli

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19:15 - 20:00 Cocktail Hotel Mont Cervin
20:00 - 22:00 Swiss dinner, offered by OISTE Foundation Hotel Mont Cervin

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

09:00 - 09:20 Keynote 6
Return on sustainability is more sustainable

The investment strategy of the future.

  • Surprise Guest
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09:20 - 09:45 Keynote 7
Finance and Sustainability

Moving from best efforts to best results.

  • Jean Laville , Partner Conser Invest and Deputy Director Swiss Sustainable Finance

With: Jean Laville

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09:45 - 10:45 Investors forum
Financing Blue Economy projects

In-depth TEDx-themed presentations of four international acknowledged projects offering attendees the opportunity to ask about the revolutionary financing methods used.

  • Dr. Suat Topsu, Inventor LiFi and founder Oledcomm
  • Marco Simeoni, Entrepreneur, environmentalist, and founder Race for Water Foundation
  • Stephan Wrage, CEO and Chairman SkySails GmbH, Awarded ‘Outstanding Young Person’ 2004
  • Gunter Pauli, Moderator

With: Dr. Suat Topsu, Gunter Pauli, Marco Simeoni, Stephan Wrage

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10:45 - 11:15 Networking break Hotel Mont Cervin
11:15 - 12:15 Round table 5
Blue economy 3.0 Food

Three experts discussing the future of new protein sources and the switches having to be made by large enterprises to use those new sources.

  • Douglas Kalkwarf, Space physicist, CTO of INRADA Group, seaweed cultivation and digestion specialist
  • Joost Wouters, Positive Ecological & Social Impact thinker and SeaEO at The Seaweed Company
  • Ivanka Milenkovic, Expert in microbiology and fungi, founder of EkoFungi
  • Gunter Pauli, Moderator

With: Douglas Kalkwarf, Gunter Pauli, Ivanka Milenkovic, Joost Wouters

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12:15 - 12:30 Introduction
Zermatt Summit Deep Dive seminar in collaboration with Montagne Alternative
  • Christopher Wasserman, Founder and president of the Zermatt Summit Foundation
  • Benoit Greindl, B Corp Entrepreneur

With: Benoit Greindl, Christopher Wasserman

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12:30 - 13:15 Conclusion
Science in search of wisdom and purpose
  • Christopher Wasserman, Founder and president of the Zermatt Summit Foundation
  • Father Nicolas Buttet, Roman catholic priest, Member of the Zermatt Summit Board, Founder Eucharistein and Philanthropos Institute

With: Christopher Wasserman, Father Nicolas Buttet

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13:15 - 14:15 Networking lunch Hotel Mont Cervin
14:15 - 14:20 Check-out Hotel Mont Cervin
14:15 - 17:00 Optional outdoor activity in Zermatt and surrounding area Hotel Mont Cervin