Semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie 2015

Workshop and competition on Innovation and Design Thinking, conducted in French to celebrate Francophonie 2015.

Event Details


Jiao Tong University, Xuhui Campus, Hoaran building, room 102
55 Guangyuan West Road, Shanghai,


March 11, 2015 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm Asia/Shanghai (UTC+08:00)

A networking opportunity and stimulating workshop

The upcoming “Semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie” is an opportunity to regroup and stimulate creative minds among French-speaking students and interested companies.

For this instance, an event is organized with the goal to create and develop creative ideas for various companies and industries, with the help of mentors from each of them. Attendees are also going discover and learn how to use an innovation process called “Design Thinking”.

After a brief speech, the workshop will begin with a competition on Design Thinking. French-speaking students from local universities will be grouped into teams and asked to think about different problems or issues within an industry and to come up with creative solutions. The winners, picked by selected judges, will be rewarded with a prize!

The event is open to any high-school or college French-speaking student. It will be a great opportunity to exchange with your peers, and meet industry managers from various famous enterprises.

Details about the event

The event is fully conducted in French.

It is jointly organized by ParisTech JiaoTong University, swissnex China, The Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai, and the Consulate General of France in Shanghai.

You can find the detailed program and location here.

For more information about this event, you can contact Ms. Alessandra Volterra through her email: