The EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland association organized its annual General Assembly on May 5th, 2018. It was followed by a fascinating conference on blockchain by Christian Raemy, founder of AirBie.io. After a quick refresher on the history of bitcoin, he presented the concepts of blockchain technology: miners, smart contracts, private or public blockchains, proof-of-work and proof-of-stake,… Read more »
This year again, the EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland chapter formed a team on the occasion of the SOLA-Stafette. The race took place on May 4th, 2018. Congratulations to all the runners!
On April 20, 2018, SV-Alumni and SV-Industry with the support of EPFL Alumni organised the annual Students-Alumni night. The goal of this night was to gather the students and PhDs with the SV alumni to create new contacts and had a true insight about what awaits them in the near future.
From entrepreneurs to industry leaders, investors and scientists, more than 300 people attended the 2018 Startup Champions Seed Night on May 2nd. Daniel Yanisse (MT’12), CEO and co-founder of Checkr, came from San Francisco to be our keynote speaker. The company offers a record check solution (criminal, driver, education…) to employers for their recruitments. Daniel… Read more »
On April 20, 2018, the alumni in Germany had the opportunity to visit a chemical plant at the supply center of Bayer Wuppertal. After the visit, they got together for a dinner.
On April 14, 2018, EPFL Alumni Beijing and University of Southampton Alumni Beijing Chapters organised a joint event to celebrate spring. They started the gathering visiting the Fragrant Hills Park (香山公园). After the tour, they enjoyed a good time together singing in Windsor KTV karaoke.
The EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland chapter organized on April 11th, 2018, a visit of the museum of digital arts in Zurich. The first museum of its kind in Europe, it is dedicated to arts based on programming and shows that numbers and algorithms can be used for incredible artistic experiences. Technology is at its best when… Read more »
On March 25, 2018, the Shanghai Chapters of EPFL Alumni and ETHZ Alumni organised a conference about the recent hottest topic: Blockchain. More than 60 participants could listen to interesting talks given by several experts and start-ups.