17. April 2018

Latin American Day 2018

A Conference of Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland (LATCAM) and Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE)

Latin American Day 2018

Switzerland’s Annual Flagship Event on Doing Business in Latin America

 

15:00 - 15:30

REGISTRATION & COFFEE

Moderated by Dr. Alex Gertschen, Independent Latin America expert for business, media and academia

 

15:30 - 15:45

Welcome, Dr. Richard Friedl, President, LATCAM

Welcome, Thomas Först, Head of Global Network, Member Executive Committee, S-GE

 

15:45 - 16:15

Keynote: Latin American Investment Climate Outlook - Risks and Opportunities

Dr. Michael Bolliger, Head Emerging Market Asset Allocation, UBS AG

 

16:15 - 16:50

Recent Developments in Switzerland’s Relations with Latin America and Implications for Swiss Business

Ambassador Bénédict de Cerjat, Head of the Americas Division, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA)

Minister Philippe Nell, Head Americas Division, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

 

16:50 - 17:20

COFFEE BREAK & MARKETPLACE FEATURING LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES

 

17:20 - 17:40

Geotest AG – Company Testimonial - Experiences and Lessons Learned in Latin America Dr. Bernhard Krummenacher, Member of the Executive Board

 

17:40 - 18:00

Katadyn Products Inc. – Company Testimonial - Experiences and Lessons Learned in Latam Michael Steffens, International Trade Marketing Manager

 

18:00 - 18:20

Company Testimonial 3 - Experiences and Lessons Learned in Latin America

Tbd

 

18:20 - 18:40

Grupo ECOS (Panama) - Investments in Renewable Energy in Latin America Andreas Eggenberg, Chairman of the Board

 

18:40 - 18:50

Closing Statement, Dr. Richard Friedl, President, LATCAM

 

18:50 - 20:00

NETWORKING APERO RICHE & MARKETPLACE

 

(The conference will be in English)

Location - UBS Gruenenhof, Nueschelerstrasse 9, 8001 Zurich

Please send an e-mail with your contact details to latcam@latcam.ch