2019 Edition
The second Southern Switzerland Innovation Forum, organised by the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) will be held on 14 October 2019, at the LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura.

An exchange of ideas between the political, economic and scientific worlds on the topic of innovation, analyzed from three different perspectives: The European, the Swiss and the regional level. The focus of the three sessions is a reflection on innovation and the influence of digitalization and sustainability in our region, provided by the participation of prestigious
personalities and by success stories of innovative regional companies.

The President of SUPSI’s Board Alberto Petruzzella will present the world’s most famous android robot Sophia followed by a three sessions debate of science, economy and politics. The presence of the Federal Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Martina Hirayama, the State President of Canton Ticino Christian Vitta and the Mayor of Lugano Marco Borradori qualify the event and guarantee a profound and interesting exchange of ideas and visions.

The Forum will be held in English and chaired by Gabriele Di Matteo and Giada Marsadri.

Registration deadline: 4th October 2019 via the following link www.supsi.ch/go/fisi-iscrizioni