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FEATURED | SWISSNEX CHINA 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
September 7 | NAKEDHUB Loushanguan, Shanghai
10 Years of Connecting the Dots! We had the immense honour of marking our historic milestone with Swiss Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann, Minister of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, Swiss Ambassador Jean-Jacques de Dardel and a large high-level academic and business delegation (Official Video Message). The celebrations were part of our "Homes of Drones" event, which brought together seven experts from Switzerland and China to share their knowledge and to have in depth discussions on the future trends in the drone industry. Stay tuned for much, much more to come as we step into the next exciting decade... 
Read our blog on the event.

EVENTS | Our events in Shanghai and beyond
SORSA SINO-SWISS TALK 2018:
HIGHER VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FORUM

October 13 | JLL Office, Shanghai
Organized by SORSA-Swiss Alumni Shanghai together with swissnex China and JLL, Sino-Swiss Talk 2018 focus on higher vocational education in multicultural context, especially in Switzerland and China. The event is free of charge for pre-registered Swiss alumni and SORSA member.
Learn more and register.
SWISSNEXDAY'18:
CONNECTING THE BLOCKS, UNCHAINING THE BLOCKCHAIN
December 11 | Careum Auditorium, Zurich
The swissnexDay is the annual signature event of the swissnex Network in Switzerland. By gathering stakeholders from academia, government, business and media around the topic of Blockchain, the swissnexDay’18, co-organized this year with swissnex China, will showcase the ability of the swissnex Network to support the outreach and active engagement of our partners in the international exchange of knowledge, ideas and talent.
Learn more and register.
 

NEWS & RECAP | The latest scoop from swissnex China
RECAP | UZH AND SJTU SIGN EXCHANGE AGREEMENT @ SWISSNEX CHINA
September 7 | swissnex China Conference Room, Shanghai
As a testament to swissnex China's capability of connecting educational institutions of the highest level, we brought together the University of Zurich and Shanghai Jiao Tong University for an exchange agreement signing ceremony, inaugurated by Prof. Dr. Michael Hengartner, President of the University of Zurich, and Prof. Dr. Zhongqin Lin, President of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, under the auspices of the Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann. This signing was also attended by members of the UZH Alumni China Chapter. 
Learn more from our blog.
  • RECAP | September 11  swissnex China shared insights into Chinese innovation landscape with Executive MBA students from the University of St. Gallen. Read more.
  • RECAP | September 17  swissnex China warmly received a delegation from the SKU "Schweizer Kurse für Unternehmensführung" Advanced Management programme. Read more.

SAY HELLO TO OUR NEW TEAM MEMBERS!

Libing Gu
New Project Leader - Academic Relations
Graduated in Italian Language and Literature from Shanghai International Studies University, Libing has worked at Italian Trade Commission for over 6 years and Tongji University for more than 5 years. She has gained sound knowledge and extensive experience in promoting international collaboration in higher education and scientific research with excellent project management skills, cross-cultural communication and market research ability. Libing is enthusiastic about bridging cultures. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, reading and playing the piano.

Sacha Pantillon
New Junior Project Manager
Sacha was born in 1998 in Neuchâtel and he is a Swiss citizen. He studied at the high school “Lycée Jean-Piaget”. He received a Federal Skills of Aptitude and a Business Administration Diploma at the end of his studies. During his curriculum he has done a one-year internship in an advertising Company. His mother tongue is French, but he can also speak English, German and Swiss-German and he plans to learn Chinese during his stay in Shanghai. Sacha is a connoisseur of watches and his hobbies are arts, sports and cinema.
GOODBYE, AND SEE YOU SOON! | In September we said farewell to Jing Yuan (Former Project Leader - Academic Relations), Songnan Qi (Former Junior Project Manager - Innovation & Entrepreneurship), Sébastien Quadri (Former Junior Project Manager & HEC Lausanne Ambassador), Pascaline Salvi (Former Junior Project Assistant), Yuzhuo Xu (Former Junior Project Manager - Academic Relations) and Betty Zhang (Former Junior Communications Manager). We wish them every success with their future endeavors!

PARTNERS| News from our friends and networks
TOP 100 SWISS STARTUPS AWARD 2018
Meet the front-runners of the  TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award 2018: We would like to extend our congratulations to the top winners: #1 Ava Women, #2 Bestmile, #3 Lunaphore and #4 Flyability, all of whom have taken part in our Venture Leaders China program organized in partnership with Venturelab. The impressive innovation capacity of the startups clearly demonstrates Switzerland's role as an exceptionally fertile ground for innovators and entrepreneurs.
Click here to read the magazine, available in English, German, French and Chinese.
AMBASSADOR'S BRIEFING
WITH H.E. DR. JEAN-JACQUES DE DARDEL
October 11 | Four Seasons Hotel, Shanghai
2018 has been another period of intense interaction between Switzerland and China as both countries continue to strengthen their relations. Highlighting current trends, Swiss Ambassador Dr. Jean-Jacques de Dardel will provide a comprehensive overview of the state of Sino-Swiss affairs—domestically, bilaterally and regionally. Organized by SwissCham Shanghai.
Learn more and register.
 
1ST INTERNATIONAL FINTECH, INSURTECH & BLOCKCHAIN FORUM
October 24 | University of Zurich, Switzerland
The International FinTech, InsurTech and Blockchain Forum is organized by the University of Zurich and focuses on research that addresses challenges in the field of banking and finance, business management, IT, law, regulation, society and many others. The conference brings together academia, business, non-profit, and government and is intended to serve as the starting point for an annual conference series.
Learn more and register.
 
  • PARTNERS  October 1 & 2|StageOne Convention Hall, Zurich|Learn more about FinTech, wealth, insurance, AI and Big Data at Conference FINTECH+ The Global Marketplace. Register now.
  • PARTNERS  October 24|Forum St. Peter, Zurich|CEIBS Insights 2018 - 4th Europe Forum discusses Smart Healthcare: Reshaping the Healthcare Industry in China and Switzerland. Learn more and register.
  • PARTNERS | New Book: Up to the Mountain Peak / 走向白雲山巔 - 瑞士茵佳汀In this book, the author from Taiwan talks about her personal encounter with the Engadin for more than ten years through her Chinese eyes, and how she views and admires the Inn valley, the lakes and the mountains. Learn more.

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