Place: Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Robert Cawthorn Auditorium, Hegenheimermattweg 95, 4123 Allschwil

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Panel discussion "Digitization in the healthcare sector" with an address by Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann

Upon invitation of and digitalswitzerland, Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann will visit the Basel region on May 15th to see the latest trends in the life sciences industry at first hand. As part of the "Biotech and Digitization Day", Councillor Schneider-Ammann, who is head of the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, will visit the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area and Actelion Pharmaceuticals. Moreover, he will discuss the latest challenges to the industry with selected representatives from business and research. and digitalswitzerland would be delighted if you could attend and hereby invite you to a panel discussion on "Digitization in the healthcare sector". Following an address by Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann, representatives of life sciences, research and start-ups will discuss the opportunities, risks and challenges that digitization presents to the healthcare sector in Switzerland, in particular to its position as a major life sciences centre, with the Basel region as its industrial powerhouse.


10:00 Doors open

Welcome address by
Jean-Paul Clozel, founder Actelion Pharmaceuticals
Thomas Weber, member of the cantonal government of Basel-Landschaft
Domenico Scala, president, member of the Steering Commitee of digitalswitzerland

Address by Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann

Panel discussion "Digitization in the healthcare sector"
Ulf Claesson, Clinerion
Prof. Dr. Martin Fussenegger, ETH Zurich/Universität Basel
Peter Groenen, Actelion Pharmaceuticals
Domenico Scala,
Michael Seewald, Novartis

11:30 Networking lunch

Programme subject to changes.

The panel discussion will be held in English.

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Robert Cawthorn Auditorium
Hegenheimermattweg 95
4123 Allschwil

Please register by 10 May 2017.

Please confirm your participation via the registration link on the right hand side. Places are limited.

We look forward to welcoming you on 15 May 2017.

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