EVENT SCHEDULE

THURSDAY
November 9th, 2017

STEP PROJECT MEETINGS

08:00 - 09:00 // Registration
Room: In front of 3.00
09:00 - 09:30 // Welcome speeches
Welcome speeches
– Prof. Carole Howorth, Bradford University
– Prof. Gianluca Colombo, Università della Svizzera italiana

STEP Project TODAY
– Mrs. Valerie Duffy, Babson College
– Prof. Mathew Allen, Babson College + Coffee
Room: 3.00 Auditorium

Parallel Sessions

09:30 - 12:30 // Academics Paper Development workshop
Academics Paper Development Workshop
– Prof. Carole Howorth, Bradford University

Room: 3.51

09:30 - 12:30 // How can we prepare managers for Family Firms?
The Importance of Developing Family Business Teaching Cases
– Prof. Isabel Botero, Stetson University

Room: 3.42 Red room

12:30 - 13:30 // Lunch (sandwiches)
Room: In front of 3.00
13:30 - 16:00 // Academic meetings by regional councils + Coffee
Room: 3.00 Auditorium
16:00 - 17:00 // Cross – Fertilization Across Regions
academic regional meetings will present a brief summary of their current activities and concerns***
+ Coffee

Room: 3.00 Auditorium

17:00 - 18:00 // Enjoy the Global STEP Summit 2017
Presentation of families attending the Global STEP Summit
– Prof. Carmine Garzia, Università della Svizzera italiana

Room: 3.00 Auditorium

20:00 // Welcome Dinner for all business families and academics
@ Metamorphosis – Riva Paradiso 2 – 6902 Paradiso

Room: Metamorphosis Paradiso

*** prepare something to discuss with families on the session on Saturday

CORPORATE VISIT**

07:45 – 08:30 // Group 1+ 2 with Dr. Mark Buckley - Registration

Room: In front of 3.00

08:30 - 09:00 // Group 1+ 2 with Dr. Mark Buckley - Departure from University (USI)

Room: In front of 3.00

08:30 - 09:00 // Group 3 with Mr. Keji Lai Registration

Room: In front of 3.00

09:00 - 09:30 // Group 3 with Mr. Keji Lai - Welcome speeches

Room: 3.00 Auditorium

09:20 - 10.30 // Group 1+ 2 with Dr. Mark Buckley - Fondazione Gabriele e Anna Braglia

Room: Lugano

09:20 - 10.30 // Group 3 with Mr. Keji Lai - Departure from University (USI)

Room: Lugano

10:20 - 11:30 // Group 1+ 2 with Dr. Mark Buckley - Return to University (USI)

Room: Lugano

10:20 - 11:30 // Group 3 with Mr. Keji Lai - Fondazione Gabriele e Anna Braglia

Room: Lugano

12:00 // Departure from Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)

Room: In front of USI

12:15 - 13.30 // Lunch @ The View

Room: Paradiso

13:30 - 15:00 // Planhotel – The View Lugano

Room: Paradiso

15:30 - 18:00 // Tamborini Vini

Room: Lamone

20:00 // Welcome Dinner for all Business Families and Academics

@ Metamorphosis – Riva Paradiso 2 – 6902 Paradiso

Room: Metamorphosis Paradiso

** it is no longer possible to enrol to attend the corporate visit

FRIDAY
November 10th, 2017

08:00 - 9.00 // Registration + Coffee
Room: In front of 3.00

09:00 - 09:30 // Welcome Speeches
– Prof. Gianluca Colombo, Università della Svizzera italiana
– Prof. Mathew Allen, Babson College

Room: 3.00 Auditorium

09:30 - 10:30 // Keynote Speakers
Dr. Riccardo Braglia – Helsinn Holding

Room: 3.00 Auditorium

10:30 - 11:00 // Coffee Break
Room: In front of 3.00

Parallel Sessions, case presentations:

11:00 - 12:30 // Coping with Innovation and Tradition
Chair: Prof. Maria-Josè Parada (ESADE, Spain)
– ArtiCruz – Prof. Patricia Monteferrante, IESA
– Irinox – Mrs. Katia Da Ros
– Rothschild Bank – Mr. Alexandre De Rothschild

Room: 3.40 Blue room

11:00 - 12:30 // Coping with Economic Trends and Internationalization
Chair: Prof. Andrea Calabrò (WIFU, Germany)
– SMI Group – Prof. Mara Brumana and Mr. Davide Gamba, Bergamo University
– R. Audemars – Mr. Mirko Audemars

Room: 3.42 Red room

11:00 - 12:30 // Managing the family system and succession process
Chair: Prof. Albert James (Dalhousie University, Canada)
– Riso Gallo – Mr. Emanuele Preve
– Al Saud Company – Mr. Saud Majid Al Qasimi
– Tamborini Vini – Mrs. Valentina Tamborini
– Garwa-Re – Prof. Dr. Ajay Chauhan

Room: 3.21

12:30 - 13:30 // Lunch sandwiches
Room: In front of 3.00

13:30 - 14:30 // Networking Coffee with themed tables
Room: In front of 3.00

13:30 - 14:30 // REGISTRATION FOR OPEN SESSION
Room: In front of AULA MAGNA

14:30 - 16:00 // OPEN SESSION Family Businesses Thriving on Chaos
– Prof. Boas Erez, Rector of Università della Svizzera italiana
– Dr. Marco Borradori, Mayor of Lugano
– Dr. Flavio Audemars, President of AIF Ticino
– Prof. Daniela Montemerlo, University of Insubria and SDA Bocconi
– Prof. Gianluca Colombo, Director of AMC (USI), Founder AIF
Ticino, Academic Director of the Global STEP Summit 2017

Room: AULA MAGNA

16:00 - 18:00 // OPEN SESSION View across Nations: Preserving the Family Business Legacy in Turbulent Times
Chair: Prof. Filippo Carlo Wezel (USI, Switzerland)
– A Singaporean Perspective
Prof. Annie Koh – Singapore Management University Dr. Oi Kum Lee – BBX Asean
– A Brazilian Perspective
Mrs. Joana Mascarenhas Mourao Vidigal Veloso – Equipage Mrs. Claudia Mascarenhas Mourao – Equipage
– A Swiss Perspective
Dr. Paolo Cornaro – Cornèr Banca

Room: AULA MAGNA

20:00 // GALA DINNER hosted by Gabbani SA
@ LAC – Piazza Bernardino Luini 6 – 6900 Lugano

Room: LAC Paradiso

SATURDAY
November 11th, 2017

08:30 - 09:00 // Registration
Room: In front of 3.00

09:00 - 09:30 // Keynote Speaker
Prof. James Davis – Utah State University

Room: 3.00 Auditorium

Parallel Sessions, case presentations

09:30 - 10:30 // Preserving Family Business Legacy in Hostile Environment
Chair:Prof. Dalton Penedo Sardenberg, Fundação Dom Cabral, Brazil
– Inversora Lockey – Prof. Nunzia Auletta, IESA
– Valsangiacomo Vini – Mr. Uberto Valsangiacomo

Room: 3.40 Blue room

09:30 - 10:30 // Preserving Long Lasting Family Businesses Through Centuries
Chair: Prof. Marita Rautianinen (LUT, Finland)
– Funabashiya – Prof. Hironori Higashide
– Shiose – Dr. Katsushi Yamaguchi
– Yamamoto-noriten – Prof. Rihyei Kang

Room: 3.42 Red room

09:30 - 10:30 // Preserving the Family and the Business in the Enterprising Families
Chair: Prof. Rodrigo Basco (AUS, United Arab Emirates)
– Righetti Group – Mr. Paolo Righetti
– Kern Tunneltechnik – Mrs. Annalisa Kern

Room: 3.21

10:30 - 11:00 // Coffee Break
Room: In front of 3.00

Parallel Sessions, case presentations

11:00 - 12:30 // STEP Project Panels - Learning Together through STEP Survey

Chair: Prof. Gianluca Colombo
– Prof. Mathew Allen, Babson College
– Prof. James Davis, Utah State University
– Prof. Rodrigo Basco, American University of Sharjah

Room: 3.54

11:00 - 12:30 // STEP Project Panels - Learning Together Across-Regions

Chair: Dr. Mark Buckley
– Prof. Maria-Josè Parada (ESADE, Spain)
– Prof. Andrea Calabrò (WIFU, Germany)
– Prof. Albert James (Dalhousie University, Canada)
– Prof. Dalton Penedo Sardenberg, Fundação Dom Cabral, Brazil
– Prof. Marita Rautianinen (LUT, Finland)

Room: 3.55

12:30 - 13:00 // Lunch
@ San Maurizio Gourmet – Corso Elvezia 31 – 6900 Lugano

Room: San Maurizio Lugano

Parallel Sessions

13:30 - 16:00 // Teaching Cases
– Huevos Santa Reyes – Prof. Luis Díaz-Matajira
– Equipage – Mrs. Cláudia Mascarenhas Mourao

Room: 3.55

13:30 - 16:00 // Family Impact on Society (CSR and B-Corp)
Chair: Prof. Ling Chen (Zhejiang University, China)
– Zordan 1965 – Mr. Alfredo Zordan
– Hengdian Group – Dr. Airaldo Piva
– Adolfo Juri Elettronica Industriale – Mrs. Alessandra Juri Zanolari
– Medacta International – Mrs. Maria Luisa Siccardi Tonolli

Room: 3.54

16:00 - 16:30 // Coffee Break
Room: In front of 3.00
16:30 - 17:45 // Posters presentations of all cases realized by USI Students
Room: 3.00 Auditorium
17:45 - 18:30 // Learning from the Global STEP Summit 2017
Closing Remarks Prof. Gianluca Colombo
Room: 3.00 Auditorium

20:00 // Typical Swiss Dinner
@ Giardino – Via Ponte Tresa 28 – 6924 Sorengo

Room: Giardino Sorengo

SOCIAL SUNDAY
November 12th 2017
(OPTIONAL)

09:15 // Departure from University (USI), Corso Elvezia to Bellinzona

Lugano

10:00 - 11:30 // Visit to the old town and the Castelgrande of Bellinzona
11:45 - 12:30 // Lunch**

@ Grotto San Michele – Salita Castelgrande – 6500
Bellinzona

12:45 // Departure from Piazza del Sole to Lugano

Bellinzona

13:45 // Boarding for the Boat Trip in Lugano Giardino (in front of p. Manzoni)

Lugano

14:00 - 16:00 // Boat Trip on the Lugano Lake

** The cost of the lunch for the Social Sunday @ Grotto San Michele is not included.
The price is around CHF 55.00 per person to pay directly at the restaurant by cash or credit card.