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Swiss-Hungarian Business Talks in Pécs: Circular Economy for a Sustainable Future

Event date:

04.10.2023, 09:30-

Registration deadline:

02.10.2023, 23.59


Pécs, E78, Major u.21.

We would like to invite you to our following event organized jointly with the Embassy of Switzerland in Hungary.

Draft program:

9:30-10:00 Business coffee corner
10:00-10:15 Welcome speeches
  Jean-François Paroz, Ambassador of Switzerland to Hungary
Attila Péterffy, Mayor of Pécs

Moderator: Dr. István Béres, President, Swisscham Hungary

10:15-10:35 Hungary’s Vision on Sustanability
  Dr. Barbara Botos, Ambassador-at large responsible for climate affairs and climate diplomacy, Ministry of Energy
10:35-11:00 Swiss Contribution and sustainable development

  • The Swiss Contribution and opportunities for institutions to contribute
  • The Swiss Contribution and environmental and social sustainable development
  • Palliative care programme
  Dr. Gergő Korponai, Head of Department, Deputy Head of the National Coordination Unit, Prime Minister’s Office, Department for Implementation of International Cooperation Programmes
Roland Python, Head of Swiss Contribution Office, Embassy of Switzerland in Hungary
Dr. Ágnes Csikós, Associate Professor, University of Pécs
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break – Opening of Cleantech Exhibition
11:30-11:50 Cooperation between the University of Pécs and Roche Hungary
  Raffaella Bondi, CEO, Roche Hungary
Kiss Adrienn, Chief Commercial Officer, Roche Diagnostics
University of Pécs (tbc)
11:50-13:00 Paneldiscussion on Circular Economy
Solutions and Sustainability from the industry side
  Dr. Barbara Botos, Ambassador-at large, Ministry of Energy
Tamás Hoffmann, CEO, Holcim Hungary
Raffaella Bondi, CEO, Roche Hungary
Dr. Markus Hirth, Business Development Manager, Kontakt Elektro Kft

Moderator: Irén Márta, Director, Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (BCSDH)

13:00-14:00 Lunch, Networking
14:15- Individual transfer
15:00-16:30 Factory visit at Holcim Hungary
Additional registration required!


The language of the event is Hungarian-English (interpreting will be available).

Participation is free but subject to registration.




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