Schedule 2019

The evening will be presented by Professor Peter Müller, Head of Knowledge Transfer WTT-FHS, FHS St.Gallen

5.00 pm – Arrive on the green carpet

with welcome sponsor St.Galler Kantonalbank

5.45 pm – Welcome speech

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Wörwag, President FHS St.Gallen

Dr. Jakob Stark, Government Councillor Canton of Thurgau

6.00 pm – Awards speech «Artificial Intelligence - Opportunities and Approaches for the East Swiss Economy»

Andreas Göldi, Partner at btov Partners, AI expert, serial entrepreneur

Artificial intelligence is now penetrating the economy - by the means of digitization. Research, investors and countless start-ups are driving this development: new jobs and products are emerging, companies are increasing their added value. What does this mean for companies in Eastern Switzerland? Andreas Göldi highlights the opportunities, approaches and examples.

6.30 pm – Awards ceremony WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD 2019 in Market Research 

Video clips of nominees
Presentation of awards
Podium 

Sponsor of 1st prize: Bühler AG, Christof Oswald, Head of Human Resources 
Sponsor of 2nd/3rd prize: Bauwerk Parkett AG, Klaus Brammertz, CEO Bauwerk Boen Group

7.00 pm – Awards ceremony WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD 2019 in Management Design

Video clips of nominees
Presentation of awards
Podium 

Sponsor of 1st prize: Leica Geosystems AG, Thomas Harring, COO/CFO
Sponsor of 2nd/3rd prize: Migros Cooperative Eastern Switzerland, René Frei, Head of Human Resources

7.30 pm – Closing speech

Peter Jans City Council, St.Gallen

7.40 pm – Awards buffet and networking

with networking sponsor St.Galler Stadtwerke