swissnexDay’ 16 – The Future of Ageing

Explore the future of ageing with a panel of distinguished experts, and tackle questions such as the impact of new technologies on the way we age.

Event Details

Location

University of Basel
Kollegienhaus, Aula, Basel 033 Switzerland

Date

December 15, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm Europe/Zurich (UTC+02:00)

Join us on 15 December 2016 for the swissnexDay’16, the yearly flagship event bringing together over 200 representatives from Switzerland’s education, research and innovation community, inaugurated by State Secretary Mauro Dell’Ambrogio and hosted by the University of Basel.

This year’s edition will be devoted to exploring the future of ageing with a panel of distinguished experts, and tackle questions such as the impact of new technologies on the way we age. Interactive breakout sessions will cover a variety of topics in the second part of the event, and you will have many opportunities to connect with swissnex representatives and the science and technology counselors.

Featured Speakers

State Secretary Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, SERI

Prof. Dr. Andrea Schenker-Wicki, President, University of Basel

Ambassador Tania Dussey-Cavassini, Head of International Affairs Division, Federal Office of Public Health

Mr. Nicolas Henchoz, Director of EPFL+ECAL Lab.

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas D. Szucs, Director of the European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine at the University of Basel

Dr. Markus Zürcher, Secretary General, Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences

 

To know more about the event, click here.

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