Alumni 50th – Conference and evening


The Alumni 50th evening will start with a conference at the SwissTech Convention Center followed by a cocktail dinner, bringing the event to a beautiful close.

Registration here.

Discover the full program:

  • 17h00 SwissTech Convention Center doors open
  • 18h00 Conference starts

    Welcome words by Leïla Ojjeh, EPFL Alumni Director50 years of Excellence
    Martin Vetterli, EPFL President

    How science can help solve climate change
    André Borschberg, co-founder of Solar Impulse and H55
    Wendy Lee Queen, Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Functional Inorganic Materials

    Alumni at the very heart of innovation
    Marc Bürki and Paolo Buzzi, co-founders, Swissquote
    Anne Mellano, COO and co-founder, Bestmile
    Nathalie Brandenberg, COO and co-founder, SUNbioscience

    An education for excellence in the 50 years to come
    Pierre Vandergheynst, Vice-President for Education
    EPFLoop : an insider’s view of the Hyperloop Pod Competition
    50Fifty fundraising campaign, Silvio Napoli, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Schindler

    Closing remarks

  • 20h-2h Cocktail diner, champaign, EPFL Big Band concert, dance

Discover the full program of the morning in your sections et the activities available in the afternoon.

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