Seminar on Innovation and Education

An event during Swiss-Chinese Friendship Days in Zhongshan.

Event Details


VIP 7, 8F, Hilton Zhongshan
Zhongshan, Guangdong China


June 01, 2017 from 8:15 am to 10:00 am Asia/Shanghai (UTC+08:00)


Free but email RSVP is required

From May 31st to June 1st, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Guangzhou is co-organizing with Zhongshan Municipal Government for Swiss-Chinese Friendship Days. The Swiss Ambassador in Beijing, H.E. Mr. Jean-Jacques de Dardel will participate pay a courtesy call to Zhongshan and participate in the events. swissnex China will host a seminar on “Innovation and Education”.


Switzerland has enjoyed for a long time a strong reputation as a unique tourist destination. Increasingly, however, the world is discovering the country’s world class education, innovation and creativity. This seminar will focus on Education and Sustainability, showing the strong education system behind the perfect touristic destination, and how it remains a driver for innovation and creativity in Switzerland. We are happy that the leading hospitality management school EHL (Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne) will discuss their current operations including how it works on sustainability.


  • 16:30 Ambassador H.E. Mr. Jean-Jacques de Dardel welcome speech
  • 16:40 Brief Introduction of Switzerland
  • 16:45 Mr. BAO Chen, Director of China Lausanne Hospitality Consulting SA “Swiss dual education model, a balance between head and hand”(tbc)

How to participate

If you wish to join the seminar, please contact Ms. Michelle Liu via