- Tuesday 1 May 2018
Conference Room, 4th Floor
- Minister François Voeffray; Deputy Head of Mission; Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom
With just under a year to go until the UK leaves the EU, and trade negotiations between Westminster and Brussels gathering pace, the University’s Business and Law Schools are jointly hosting a breakfast event to provide business and organisations with perspectives from a country both in Europe but flourishing outside the EU.
We are delighted to be hosting a high level speaker Minister François Voeffray, Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Switzerland. The event will welcome leading academics, business leaders/advisers and interested students. You will also be invited to engage in the debate through the Q&A session.
08:30 – 09:00: Registration (tea, coffee and breakfast roll)
09:00 – 09:15: Opening Address: Professor Wendy Loretto, Dean of the Business School and Professor of Organisational Behaviour
09:15 – 09:30: Setting the Scene: Professor Martin Hogg, Head of Law School and Personal Chair Of The Law of Obligations, University of Edinburgh Law School
09:30 – 10:30: Keynote Speech: Minister François Voeffray Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Switzerland in the UK, followed by Q&A discussion chaired by Professor Chris Carter, Chair in Strategy and Organisation
10:30 – 11:00: Tea and Coffee / Networking