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, Founder Global Inspiration & Noble Purpose Institute, Young Leaders-Inspiring Mentors, board adviser, writer
  • Guibert Del Marmol, Advisor, author, speaker for "positive economy"
  • Prof. Dr. Gunter Pauli, Professor, author of "The Third Dimension" and "The Blue Economy", founder of ZERI

With: Guibert Del Marmol, Gunter Pauli, Olivier Onghena

Hotel Alex

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

12:00 - 13:30 Check-In Hotel Alex Hotel Alex
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
Hotel Alex
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

Hotel Alex
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
  • Jordan Mcrae, Inventor, citizen scientist, founder OCTO23 and founder & CEO Mobilus Labs
  • Prof. Isabelle Stengers (Moderator), Philosopher of science, author of the chaos theory and Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles

With: Carlos Moreira, Dr. Suat Topsu, Jordan McRae, Prof. Isabelle Stengers

Hotel Alex
15:45 - 16:15 Networking break Hotel Alex
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

Hotel Alex
17:00 - 17:45 Keynote 3
Innovative sustainable economic model inspired by love and engagement
  • Marianne Sebastien, Founder, Association Voix Libre

With: Marianne Sebastien

Hotel Alex
17:45 - 19:15 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!"
Sustainable economy
  • Marianne Sebastien, Founder, Association Voix Libre

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

Hotel Alex
19:15 - 20:00 Cocktail Hotel Alex
20:00 - 22:00 World Dinner Hotel Alex

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2018

09:00 - 09:45 Keynote 4
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, Politician, apartheid activist, former Vice-Chancellor at University of Cape Town and Managing Director of the World Bank

With: Dr. Mamphela Ramphele

Hotel Alex
09:45 - 10:45 Round table 2
Blue economy 3.0 Food

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

  • Georg Schweisfurth , Cofounder Hermannsdorfer Landwerkstätten and author of "BioFood"
  • Ranjit Barthakur, Chairman Balipara Foundation, chairman of Global Managed Service
  • Prof. Keto Mshigeni, World Academy of Sciences, African Academy of Sciences, Professor at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University
  • Jurriaan Kamp (Moderator), Author and journalist

With: Georg Schweisfurth, Jurriaan Kamp, Prof. Keto Mshigeni, Ranjit Barthakur

Hotel Alex
10:45 - 11:15 Networking break Hotel Alex
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

Hotel Alex
12:30 - 13:30 Networking lunch Hotel Alex
13:30 - 15:00 Individual and break-out group reflexion at Hotel Mont Cervin Palace
Spiritual capital at work for self-realisation

Innovative perspectives on business purpose, societal transformation and ways business operates.

  • Olivier Onghena ,President Onghena Consultants, purpose entrepreneur, founder of the Global Inspiration and Noble purpose Institute

With: Olivier Onghena

Hotel Mont Cervin Palace
13:30 - 15:00 Round table 3 at Hotel Alex
Technology and innovation in the fight against illicit trade

Carlos Moreira with members of industrial leading groups

With: Carlos Moreira

Hotel Alex
15:00 - 15:15 Networking break Hotel Alex
15:15 - 16:15 Debate 2 at Hotel Alex
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

Hotel Alex
15:15 - 16:15 Investors forum at Hotel Mont Cervin Palace
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
  • Jordan Mcrae, Plastic waste
  • Dan Mapes, Web 3.0

With: Dan Mapes, Dr. Suat Topsu, Jordan McRae, Marco Simeoni

Hotel Mont Cervin Palace
16:15 - 16:45 Networking break Hotel Alex
16:45 - 17:45 Round table 4
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
  • Francesca Lavazza, Member board of trustees of The Guggenheim Museum and Vice-President of Lavazza Group
  • Emmanuelle Dancourt (Moderator), Journalist

With: Dr. Catia Bastoli, Emmanuelle Dancourt, Francesca Lavazza

Hotel Alex
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

Hotel Mont Cervin Palace
18:30 - 19:15 Piano recital Elizabeth Sombart and fables by Gunter Pauli

With: Elizabeth Sombart, Gunter Pauli

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

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

09:00 - 09:45 Keynote 5
Do more, do better and enjoy doing so!

Far from imposing restrictions, sustainable development is an opportunity for, and source of, creativity.

  • Christian Courtin Clarins , Knight of the legion of honor and president supervisory board Clarins

With: Christian Courtin Clarins

Hotel Alex
09:45 - 10:30 Keynote 6
Harmony project: Sustainability at the heart of engie's strategy
  • Isabelle Kocher, "3rd Most Powerful Woman" according to Fortune, and CEO of Engie

With: Isabelle Kocher

Hotel Alex
10:30 - 11:00 Networking break Hotel Alex
11:00 - 12:00 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 business developer at INRADA
  • Nicoletta Marassi, Lawyer, responsible person for investments at Barilla
  • Olivier Onghena, Founder Global Inspiration & Noble Purpose Institute, Young Leaders-Inspiring Mentors, board adviser, writer

With: Douglas Kalkwarf, Joost Wouters, Nicoletta Marassi, Olivier Onghena

Hotel Alex
12:00 - 12:45 Conclusion
What have we learned and how business can change the world?
  • 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

Hotel Alex
12:45 - 13:45 Networking lunch Hotel Alex
14:00 - 14:05 Check-out Hotel Alex
14:00 - 17:00 Optional outdoor activity in Zermatt and surrounding area Hotel Alex



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