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PATRONAGE

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MARTINA HIRAYAMA
State Secretary
State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI)

EMBASSY HOSTS

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SUSAN BINCOLETTOAmbassadorEmbassy of Canada, Bern

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HAE-RYONG KWONAmbassadorEmbassy of the Republic of Korea, Bern

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TIMO RAJAKANGASAmbassadorEmbassy of Finland, Bern

HOST CITY

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ALEC VON GRAFFENRIEDMayor of Bern

UN AGENCIES

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SOO-HYANG CHOIDirectorUNESCO-UNEVOC

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CECILIA UGAZ ESTRADADeputy DirectorUNIDO

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RAÚL VALDÉS-COTERADeputy DirectorUNESCO-UIL

VOICES FOR IMPACT

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PHILIPP AERNIDirectorCenter for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS)

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DENISE AMYOTPresident and CEOColleges and Institutes Canada 

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TAHA BAWACo-Founder and CEOGoodwall

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BEATRICE BOOTSChairwomanEU STEM Coalition

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CAROLINE CODSIFounder & Chief Equality OfficerWomen in Governance

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PAOLO DAL SANTOHP Education Lead EMEAHP International

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LILIANA DE SÁ KIRCHKNOPF
Head of Private Sector Development
Economic Development Cooperation Directorate (SECO)

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PIERRE DILLENBOURGProf. of Learning Technologies School of Computer and Communication Sciences (EPFL)

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ALEXIS GEORGACOPOULOSDirectorUniversity of Art and Design Lausanne (ECAL)

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ANDREAS HARTManaging DirectorLucas-Nülle GmbH

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HANS HESSPresidentSwissmem

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STEPHAN HOWEGChief of Staff & Communications OfficerThe Adecco Group

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AVI KAHNMember of the BoardHilti Group

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GÜNTER R. KOCHPresidentHumboldt Cosmos Multiversity

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NAZRENE MANNIEExecutive DirectorGlobal Apprenticeship Network (GAN)

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JAN MISCHKEPartner McKinsey Global Institute (MGI)

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MICHELLE MITURAHead of HR for Headquaters
Schindler Aufzüge AG

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MAURO MORUZZI
Ambassador
State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI

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THOMAS PLETSCHERSecretary GeneralInternational Chambre of Commerce Switzerland (ICC)

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KATHRYN ROWANVP Human ResourcesNestlé S.A.

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HANS JÖRG STOTZMember of the Management BoardFesto Didactic

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OLGA STRIETSKA-ILINAEmployability SpecialistInternational Labor Organisation (ILO)

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TAINA TUKIAINENProfessorAalto University

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GABRIELA URIARTELead of LEAP Project & Leading Women AreaWorld Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

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LIESELOT VAN GYSELSTEM Educator,EU Ambassador,GTI Beveren

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MARC VONTOBELFounder & CEOStarmind

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JOSEF WIDMER
Deputy Director
State Secretariat for Education Research and Innovation (SERI)

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PETER ZISWILERHead Corporate HRGeorg Fischer AG

WORLDDIDAC HOSTS

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DANNY GAUCHDirector GeneralWorlddidac Association

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NADER IMANICouncil Vice PresidentWorlddidac Association,Executive VP Global EducationFesto Didactic

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STEVEN MCKEECouncil PresidentWorlddidac Association,President & FounderLabtech International