SPONSORED LUNCHEONS

Sponsored Luncheons are lunch sessions proposed and hosted by a variety of institutions. 

Lunch (3 course menu) will be served at the tables. The panel is selected and proposed by the organizing institutions. Participants are free to leave the room at any time and have no coverage obligation whatsoever. Most luncheons include the possibility of one-to-one interviews with the speakers.
 

Advance registration is required.

L1

Sponsored Luncheon

Beyond cheerleading

12:15 to 13:55

Science today is often perceived by the general public as difficult, irrelevant or even threatening. Who has the responsibility to communicate science and engage people in understanding the value of research and innovation?

STCC, Auditorium A

2 July

L2

Sponsored Luncheon

Science

12:15 to 13:55

Decentralization and trust play an important role in the adoption of blockchain technology. Switzerland, and the Zug ecosystem in particular, has become one of the world's leading hubs for distributed ledger technology.

STCC, Room 3A

2 July

L3

Sponsored Luncheon

Science

12:15 to 13:55

The unconventional union of a neurosurgeon and a neuroscientist is transforming the treatment of paralysis.

STCC, Room 5A

2 July

L4

Sponsored Luncheon

Science

12:15 to 13:55

STCC, Room 1BC

3 July

L5

Sponsored Luncheon

Science

12:15 to 13:55

With a mission to foster societal resilience, Swiss Re can count on over 500 researchers to anticipate major trends and develop innovative solutions for new risks.

STCC, Room 3A

3 July

L6

Sponsored Luncheon

Science

12:15 to 13:55

Digital technology has created a new paradigm, with new ways of communicating and doing business. It has brought enormous benefits to people. But there are unintended consequences, an ever-growing list of threats and ethical dilemmas with serious consequences.

STCC, Room 5A

3 July

L7

Sponsored Luncheon

Science

12:15 to 13:55

With climate change impacts accelerating, the media have more than ever a critical role to play in facilitating the general public’s understanding of environmental sciences. The challenge is to move from scientific expertise to science popularization in an efficient way.

STCC, Room 1BC

4 July

L8

Sponsored Luncheon

Beyond cheerleading

12:15 to 13:55

Communicating scientific ideas to the public in a way that everybody understands can be a very tricky business at the best of times.

STCC, Room 3A

4 July

L9

Sponsored Luncheon

Science

12:15 to 13:55

More transparency as well as accurate and informative communications on science matters are more important than ever. And we need to tell the whole story on the impact of what we’re doing today on the environment of the future.

STCC, Room 5A

4 July

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MONT BLANC SUPPORTER

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