30 Jun – TechTour Healthtech Summit in Lausanne

Dear INSEAD Alumni,We are pleased to announce thatTechTour Association is inviting INSEAD Alumni to attend the sixth edition of its Healthtech Summit 2015 in Lausanne with preferred ticket pricing.

TechTour Healthtech Summit in Lausanne June 30 & July 1, 2015 

Learn more about the latest developments and trends in digital health, medtech, and digital therapy from leading CEO’s from early and late stage ventures, investors, M&A executives, and founders. You are invited to the two-day Healthtech Summit, or parts of it as outlined below. The TechTour Association welcomes INSEAD Alumni with a 20% discount. More…

Key Facts

When:  Tuesday June 30 & Wednesday July 1, 2015

Where: June 30 Summit & Networking Dinner at IMD / July 1 Summit at SwissTech Convention Center and EPFL (venues)

Program: View the agenda here


Two days (June 30 & July 1) includes attendance at the gala dinner and the conference materials. CHF 1200 (INSEAD Alumni discount can be applied).

Cocktail Lounge Dinner only on June 30.  CHF 390

One day (July 1 only) CHF 900 (INSEAD Alumni discount can be applied).

Visit to EPFL Department of Neurosciences (July 1 at 14:00) with startup pitches (no cost to participate. Limited to 50 participants)

Masterclass (July 1) Workshop topic is reducing risk with innovative business models & value propositions, taught by Alex Osterwalder, Co-Founder of Strategyzer. CHF 290 (the INSEAD Alumni discount can be applied).


Online: Register at  Healthcare Summit 2015

Promotional discount code INSEADALUM

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland

Ludovic Choppin, MBA 12D, Geneva Chapter President

Richard Bissonnet, Association President

[email protected]

Upcoming Events

Jun 18 Hedy Schleifer an EO Joint Event in Geneva

Jun 9 Mentor Matching with EPFL Startups Lausanne


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Jun 24 The Business Schools Summer Cocktail

Dear Alumni,

You are invited to the annual B-School Summer Cocktail event on June 24th in Geneva and hosted by University of St. Gallen Alumni Association.

The Business Schools Summer Cocktail, June 24, 2015

Like last year a sponsored Happy Hour will be served on a first come first serve basis. Feel free to bring a friend or a guest! The cocktail is a joint event of the world’s top Universities’ and Business Schools’ alumni associations, such as Cambridge, Chicago, Columbia, Duke, Boston, École des Ponts et Chaussées, ESADE, Harvard, HSG, IMD, Insead, London Business School, Northwestern, Oxford, Princeton, Stanford, Wharton, EPFL, EMLYON, Ecole des Mines de Paris, Sciences Po Paris, ENSAM, Supelec, Ecole Polytechnique (Paris), ESCP Europe, Ecole Centrale Paris, ESSEC and HEC.

Key Facts

When:  Wednesday, June 24, 2015 18:15

Where: La Brasserie des Halles de lîle, Place de l’île 1, 1204 Geneva


Please send an email to [email protected] indicating how many people will attend.

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland

Ludovic Choppin, MBA 12D, Geneva Chapter President


18 Jun – Hedy Schleifer an EO Joint Event in Geneva

Join us for evening event to learn about relationship-building, co-hosted with EO, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a global and dynamic network for business owners with presence in 46 countries.

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The Spirit of Leadership by Hedy Schleifer, June 18, 2015

The Power Of Connection and the Spirit of Leadership are workshops that Hedy Schleifer, a clinical psychologist and relationship counsellor, gives to entrepreneurs, business teams, and groups around the world. She delivers simple yet profound concepts and ideas, presented with passion and clarity. EO catalyses learning amongst entrepreneurs, aiming at greater business success and an enriched personal life.


Hedy Schleifer

Psychotherapist and Trainer

Director of Schleifer & Associates and Tikkun Learning Center, in Miami Beach, Florida, and Washington, DC, Hedy is an internationally known relationship coach, workshop presenter and motivational speaker. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and MA in Clinical and Child Psychology, Tel Aviv University.

Key Facts

When: Thursday June 18, 2015, 18:30


18:30 Welcome & Registration

19:00 Speaker presentation

20:30 Networking and cocktails


Where:  FER building on Rue de Saint-Jean 98, 1201 Geneva

Tickets: CHF 65 for Swiss NAA Members / CHF 80 for Non-NAA Members and Guests. Price includes drinks before and after the presentation.


INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland, Geneva Chapter

Ludovic Choppin, MBA 12D, Geneva Chapter President

18 Jun – ArtBasel Tour

Art_Basel_BS14_Edition_Q14_Two_Palms_007INSEAD Art Basel 2015, Thursday June 18, 2015

The Art Basel INSEAD annual event is a favourite and this year has an exciting programme, complements of Audemars Piguet and Davidoff Cigars. There are forty VIP tickets available with a maximum of two tickets per registering participant. The one hour tours start at the Audemars Piguet lounge and finish at the Davidoff Cigar lounge where you are invited to sample a drink and/or a Davidoff cigar. A ticket is valid for the entire day. There is a cocktail party from 16:30 to 18:00 in the Audemars Piguet VIP lounge.

Ticket Page on Amiando  http://de.amiando.com/ARTBL15.html

Key Facts
When: Thursday June 18, 2015, 11:00 to 19:00
Where: MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel)
Tickets: NAA Members CHF 55.00 / Non-Members CHF 75.00


11:00 Doors open. Exhibition tickets at Audemars Piguet VIP desk in Hall 5
12:00 Tour group 1
14:00 Tour group 2
16:30 to 18:00 Cocktails at Audemars Piguet Lounge
18:00 Tour group 3
19:00 Dinner (tickets sold separately)


9 Jun – Mentor Matching with EPFL Startups Lausanne

EPFL Alumni Mentor Match Event, June 9, 2015, Lausanne

A joint event with EPFL


The EPFL Alumni Association has set up a mentoring programme similar to MIT’s in Boston. Mentors are usually senior people with at least 15 years of industry experience, willing to volunteer a few hours per month to help a startup company in the Lac Léman region. There are usually more mentors than startups, so becoming a mentor may require patience. What you can expect is a chance to get to know enthusiastic entrepreneurs, and join a team of 3 seasoned mentors that will be matched with a promising entrepreneur upon mutual interest. More…

Key Facts

When: Tuesday June 9, 2015 from 18:30 to 21:30

Where: Hotel de la Paix, Lausanne

Tickets: CHF 10 INSEAD alumni only.

Potential mentors require15 to 20 years of experience. Maximum number of participants is 12. No cancellation policy.


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Deadline for registration is Tuesday June 2, 2015

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland

Ludovic Choppin, MBA ‘12D, Geneva Chapter

[email protected] President