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1. September 2023

moderated by Lukas Hupfer (Managing Director Polit-Forum Bern)

08:45 - 09:30

Arrival of Participants

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome Address

Welcome by Prof. Dr. Gisou van der Goot (EPFL), Prof. Dr. Sebastian Wörwag (BFH) & Jorge Tamayo (SDSN Switzerland)

10:00 - 10:30

Keynote Speech on ESD and Transfer in Higher Education

Keynote by Prof. Dr. Marco Rieckmann (Uni Vechta)

10:30 -11:00

Keynote Speech on Implementing Sustainable Development in HEI's

Keynote by Prof. Dr. Cécile Renouard (Campus de la Transition, Paris)

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee & Croissant Break 

provided by Biohof Heimenhaus Catering

11:30 - 12:30

Workshop Session A

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break + Marketplace

Buffet with vegetarian and vegan food provided by Biohof Heimenhaus Catering

Find the Marketplace Contributors here

14:00 - 15:00

Workshop Session B

15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon Break


15:30 - 16:00

Keynote Speech on "Networking" Higher Education Institutions

Keynote by Prof. Dr. Magdalène Lévy-Tödter (DG Hoch N)

16:00 - 16:45

Panel Discussion on Integrating Education for Sustainable Development into Higher Education

Panel Discussion Participants:
Dr. Geneviève Le Fort (Vice-Rectrice Qualité at HES-SO)
Prof. Dr. Judith Walls (Professor and Chair Sustainability Management and Delegate for Responsibility and Sustainability at UniSG)
Dr. Christian Zeyer (Co-Director at swisscleantech) 
Benjamin Pierroz (Student and Board Member National Student Union VSS-UNES-USU)
moderated by Tatjana von Steiger (Head of Global Policy Outreach at Wyss Academy and Foundation President of WWF Switzerland) 

16:45 - 17:00

Closing Statement

Closing contribution from the National Student Union (VSS-UNES-USU)



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