INSTITUTIONAL DAY (April 3)

Wednesday, April 3rd

Institutional Day

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The Agenda

Welcome & introduction

17:30 - 17:45

Introductions and welcome from the Mayor, the DFE, Credit Suisse – sponsor of the event – and Netcomm Suisse.

  • Marco Borradori | Mayor of Lugano

  • Stefano Rizzi | DFE Canton Ticino

  • Marzio Grassi | Credit Suisse

  • Carlo Terreni | Netcomm Suisse

Innovation & economic growth

17:45 - 18:00

Discussion and thoughts from Ex minister Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, focused on the themes of innovation and economic development in Ticino.

  • Mauro Dell’Ambrogio | Ex-Minister of State


Private equity and tech start-ups

18:00 - 18:25

Discussion with Marco Palmieri on the role of private equity as regards tech start-ups; how the Piquadro journey began and open-innovation programs.

  • Marco Palmieri | Piquadro


Closing remarks | Ticino as the FashionTech hub of Europe

18:25 - 18:45

Making Ticino the FashionTech Hub of Europe – Implications on economic development for local players – banks, notaries, lawyers, financial professionals and local businesses

  • Carlo Terreni | Netcomm Suisse


Register for the free event here

WHY

Leading funds, bankers, politicians and brands in the same room to discuss and discover the opportunities in the new Swiss fiscal reforms.

WHERE

Today’s events will take place at the Villa Ciani, Lugano 6900, Switzerland

WHEN

From 5:30pm until 9:00pm, CET

Event details:

Open-door event
The latest Swiss fiscal reform is about to come into effect and some discordant voices have been raised by businesses operating in Switzerland. However, the change also presents some compelling opportunities for the future, especially as regards investments and R&D, which are particularly relevant to driving innovation within Ticino’s growing FashionTech sector.