Schedule 2020

Session 1

Radical must be the New Normal

Our society faces huge challenges on the horizon, such as ensuring food security, climate change, global migration flows, disease control and zombification of the economy. The entire system needs radical change to address these issues.

In the first session, we discuss with business leaders how to lead the radical change and to implement new Solutions for the benefit of people, planet and profit.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM 

Main Stage

Keynote

Fabian Hediger CEO, Worldwebforum beecom AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Keynote
Bruce Gibney Writer & Venture Capitalist, San Francisco, USA

Joschka Fischer CEO, Joschka Fischer & Company, Berlin, Germany

Panel

Panel by Blair Christie Board Member, Optiv & BMC Software, Washington DC, USA

Pal Erik Sjatil Managing Partner Europe, McKinsey, Paris, France
Stefan Ries CHRO, SAP, Walldorf, Germany
Keynote
Ann Cairns Executive Vice Chairman, Mastercard, London, UK
Panel
Fireside chat by Jan Fleischhauer Journalist, Focus, Berlin, Germany
Bjørn Johansson Chairman & CEO, Dr. Bjørn Johansson Associates, Zurich, Switzerland
Ann Cairns Executive Vice Chairman, Mastercard, London, UK

2:30 PM -3:30 PM

Tracks

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Break

Session 2

I have a dream

No dreams, no vision. No vision, no change. Every radical innovation starts with a dream of an individual or a team.

In the second session, we introduce dreamers who share their ideas of the future with us. We get the opportunity to critically evaluate their dreams, but also to be inspired to reflect on our own future plans.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

Tracks

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM 

Main Stage

Keynote
Pamela Munster Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), UCSF, San Francisco, USA
Advancing early detection of cancer genes
Keynote
Jordan Noone Co-Founder & CTO, Relativity, Playa Del Rey, USA

Building 3D-printed space rockets

Keynote
Dante Disparte Vice Chairman, Head of Policy and Communications, Libra Association, Washington D.C., USA

How Libra’s anticipated payment system goes to market in 2020

Keynote
Andy Schuon Co-Founder & CEO, SPKR., Los Angeles, USA
Panel
Fireside chat by Jan Fleischhauer Journalist, Focus, Berlin, Germany
Sepp Blatter Former CEO, Fifa, Zurich, Switzerland

6:15 PM – 11:00 PM 

Dinner & Party

beecom turns 20 in 2020
SRF personalities Tama Vakeesan and Dominic Dillier present The Late Show: a party intro unlike any other.
Joining them on the lounge will be the founders of Worldwebforum, followed by a fireside chat with Metallica co-founder and drummer Lars Ulrich. Then, they open beecom’s 20th birthday party!

Stay and connect over free flowing fine wines and an array of gourmet food to suit every tastebud accompanied by the sounds of Priya Ragu and DJs Dorian and Metval.

Panel
Tama Vakeesan Reporter, Nau, Zurich, Switzerland
Panel
Ulrike Schaede Professor of Japanese Business, University of California, San Diego, USA
Panel
Jose Morales VP of Corporate Development, Atlassian, San Francisco, USA

Beecom / Worldwebforum Founder – Team

Fabian Hediger Co-Founder & CEO
Andreas Heim Co-Founder & CCO
Prof. Dr. Andreas Ziltener Co-Founder
Keynote
Lisa Sergi Trager CEO, PAX, San Francisco, USA

Navigating regulatory intricacies of the cannabis business

Panel
Dominic Dillier Journalist, SRF Swiss national Radio/TV, Zurich, Switzerland
Lars Ulrich Co-Founder & Drummer, Metallica, San Francisco, USA
Party
Priya Ragu Singer, Zurich, Switzerland

Fusing intercultural pop, hip-hop, and soul

Party & drinks
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Bindella fine wines and food stands with vegan and vegetarian options hearten our sumptuous dinner spread for all.
Party
DJ Dorian & DJ Matval, Zurich, Switzerland

Dropping heart-thumping electro-beats

Session 3

Create Value

There are leaders who get up purposefully each morning, to work on the realization of their dreams. They foster and implement radical innovation to save the planet, lift humanity to the next level of evolution, but also generate economic values.

In the third session we want to find out what drives these leaders, how they create value and question our own attitude in the regard.

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM 

Main Stage

Keynote

Roger Hallam Co-Founder, Extinction Rebellion, London, UK

Keynote

Raj Kapoor Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Business, Self-Driving, Lyft, San Francisco, USA

Keynote

Bodil Eriksson CEO, Volvo Car Mobility, Stockholm, Sweden

Keynote

Brian Mathews CTO, Bright Machines, San Francisco, USA

Keynote

Brian Spears Founder & CEO, New Age Meats, San Francisco, USA

Session 4

F@%# Efficiency

To achieve an economy that creates benefit for people, planet and profit; effective teams, methods and concepts are needed.

In the fourth session we provide a stage for experts who show concepts and tools that enable effective reasoning, allow for sustainable solutions and support the leadership of the implementation processes.

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM 

Tracks

11:30 AM – 12:30 AM 

Main Stage

Keynote

Rashik Parmar Fellow & Vice President Technology, IBM, London, UK

Fireside Chat

Fireside chat by Mike Butcher Editor-at-Large, TechCrunch, London, UK

Brittany Kaiser Cambridge Analytica wistleblower & subject of Netflix Documentary “The Great Hack”, New York, USA

Keynote

Adrian Lobsiger Commissioner, Federal Data Protection and Information, Bern, Switzerland

Panel

Andreas Bernhardt Executive Advisor & Lead Coach, ESMT Berlin, Germany; Executive Coach INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France
Janina Kugel Chief Human Resources Officer, Siemens AG, Munich, Germany
Heiko Hutmacher Chief Human Resources Officer & Labor Director, Member of the Management Board, Metro AG, Dusseldorf, Germany
Giovanni Giuliani Group Head of Strategy, Innovation & Business Development, Zurich Insurance, Zurich, Switzerland

12:30 PM – 13:30 PM

Lunch

Session 5

Showcases

13:30 PM – 14:30 PM 

Tracks

Keynote

Francesco Iorio Co-Founder & CEO, Augmenta, Toronto, Canada

Keynote

Steve Elliott Head of Jira Align, Atlassian, Austin, USA

Keynote

Michele Molon Executive Vice President, Omni Channel and Commercial Operations,
Swarovski, Zurich, Switzerland

Panel

Hannah Wise News Anchor, CNN Money, Zurich, Switzerland
Mike Hemphill Director for Academic Programming, Clinton Foundation, Little Rock, USA
Amy Wilkinson CEO & Founder, Ingenuity, San Francisco, USA
Charles A. O’Reilly Frank E. Buck Professor of Management Stanford University, Stanford, USA

Keynote

Larry Sanger Co-Founder, Wikipedia & Executive Director, Knowledge Standards Foundation, Ohio, USA

14:45 AM – 15:45 AM 

Tracks

15:45 PM – 16:15 PM

Break

16:15 PM – 18:00 PM 

Tracks

Being updated. Final version available end of November

Venue

Stage One
Elias-Canetti-Strasse 146
8050 Zürich