Day 1 – 22 March

  • CEO only workshops hosted at Pictet offices, Geneva
  • Investor only Roundtable presented by the International Venture Club, hosted at Pictet offices, Geneva
  • Gala Dinner, Tech Tour 2018 Growth Awards ceremony and  Tech Tour 2018 Growth50, Lausanne

Day 2 – 23 March

  • Deep dive into the latest trends, the coolest companies and the hottest sectors in European Technology by attending interactive networking sessions
  • Listen to inspiring keynote speeches and success stories fireside chats

Thursday 22 March 2018

10:30 CEO Welcome Coffee & Registration
*by invitation CEOs only
11:00 CEO Welcome & Speech
11:05 CEO Welcome by Co-President Tech Tour Growth Summit 2018
11:10 CEO Workshops Introduction Speeches
11:50 CEO Concurrent Workshop Use of Stock Exchanges & Growth Markets
11:50 CEO Concurrent Workshop Cybersecurity
11:50 CEO Concurrent Workshop Managing Later Stage Funding Rounds
11:50 CEO Concurrent Workshop Unlocking Leadership & Talent to Generate Growth
13:00 CEO Networking Lunch
*by invitation CEOs only
13:30 IVC Roundtable Participant Welcome Coffee & Registration
14:00 CEO Concurrent Workshops Continued Use of Stock Exchanges & Growth Markets, Cybersecurity, Managing Later Stage Funding Rounds, Unlocking Leadership & Talent to Generate Growth
14:00 IVC Roundtable Welcome by IVC Chairman
*IVC Roundtable members & guests
14:05 IVC Roundtable Speech on "Outlook for growth capital investors"
*IVC Roundtable members & guests
14:15 IVC Roundtable Speech on "Tech Tour Growth50 2018: Insights for investors
*IVC Roundtable members & guests
14:30 IVC Roundtable Keynote "Using Data Science to identify high potential Investments"
*IVC Roundtable members & guests
14:50 IVC Roundtable Speech on "Later Stage Deals in Europe - What the Data is Telling us"
15:15 IVC Roundtable Panel Discussion: From seed to scale up - How can early stage and growth investors work together?"
*IVC Roundtable members & guests
15:30 CEO Transfer to Special Event in Lausanne hosted by Pictet
16:15 IVC Roundtable Participant Bus Transfer to Lausanne
*IVC Roundtable members & guests
16:30 CEO Special Event & Transfer to Lausanne for networking dinner
19:00 Summit Welcome Cocktail at Lausanne Palace
20:00 12th Annual Tech Tour Growth Awards & Summit Networking Dinner Welcome Speech by Co-Presidents
20:10 Host Partner Speech "Scale up Vaud"
20:20 Keynote Speech "Protect our world & create a more sustainable, clean energy future."
20:50 Tech Tour 2018 Growth Summit Networking Dinner
21:55 Keynote Leadership in Tech
22:00 Tech Tour 2018 Award Ceremony & Announcing Winners
22:40 Tech Tour 2018 Growth Summit Networking Dinner continued

Friday 23 March 2018

08:30 Welcome Coffee at Olympic Museum
*metro stop Ouchy
09:00 Welcome by Co-Presidents, Tech Tour 2018 Growth Summit
09:05 Speech "Building International Tech Success in Vaud" with case study Flyability
09:20 Keynote Briefing: Too much of a good thing?
09:45 Keynote & Fireside Chat - The Future of Mobility
This panel will explore the disruptive impact and opportunity for both entrepreneurs and established multi-nationals on the profound changes taking place in a sector that affects everyone.
10:10 Fireside Chat - The Future of Cybersecurity
10:35 Networking Coffee Break & One2one Meetings
11:10 Panel Discussion on "Lessons learnt from taking growth companies to exit"
12:00 Fireside Chat - The Application of Blockchain in Fund Management
12:25 Panel Discussion "Scaling-up-fast: Unlocking leadership & talent to generate growth - lessons from the Tech Tour Growth50"
13:15 Networking Lunch with hosted thematic tables & One2one meetings Tables: Leadership, Blockchain, Exits, B2B Digital
15:15 End of Summit & bus transfer to airport