EPFL President Patrick Aebischer and the Vice Presidents of the School met the Alumni Gold contributors as part of the first Garden Party organized on September 8, 2015 at the Bois Chamblard residence.
The Garden Party is a unique opportunity for Alumni to get an update on the latest developments and the main strategic projects of the School by EPFL leadership team. Besides EPFL President and vice-présidents, the event is attented by representatives of EPFL’s major initiatives.
This year, the event addresses the topic of digital transition with the presence of Professor Pierre Dillenbourg, who leads the Center for Digital Education in charge of creating EPFL MOOCS. Other external experts of the digital industry joined the discussion, including Dominique Mégret, head of Swisscom Ventures and Philippe Cina, delegate of the CEO of the Swiss Post for the Mobility Lab Sion-Valais.
The Garden Party also serves as a networking platform between EPFL and its alumni active in various industries. The 2015 Alumni Gold contributors hold executive positions in the constuction, life sciences, energy, finance or healthcare sectors, among others. They can therefore share the current opportunities and challenges of their industry with EPFL’s leadership while finding out about the School’s initiatives in their field.
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