EVENT SCHEDULE

DAY ONE
November 8th, 2017

STEP BOARD MEMBERS

12:30 - 17:00 // Lunch STEP Board Meeting
20:00 // Dinner

DAY TWO
November 9th, 2017

ACADEMICS

9:00 - 09:30 // Welcome speeches

Prof. Howorth, Prof. Colombo STEP Project TODAY – Mrs. Duffy, Prof. Allen + Coffee

9:30 - 12:30 // Academics Paper Development workshop
12:30 - 13:30 // Lunch
13:30 - 16:00 // Academic meetings by regional councils + Coffee
16:00 - 17:00 // Plenary session: Cross – Fertilization across regions

academic regional meetings will present a brief summary of their current activities and concerns
+ Coffee

17:00 - 18:00 ** // Enjoy the Global STEP Summit 2017

presentation of families attending the Global STEP Summit by Prof. Garzia

20:00 // Welcome Dinner for all business families and academics

** not all the families go to the corporate visit, so this is the option for people who are not going.

CORPORATE VISIT

09:30 - 11.15 // Corporate Meeting Helsinn Holding SA
12:00 - 13:30 // Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 // Corporate Meeting Planhotel SA – The View Lugano
15:30 - 18:00 // Corporate Meeting Tamborini Vini SA
20:00 // Welcome Dinner for all business families and academics

DAY THREE
November 10th, 2017

FAMILIES + ACADEMICS

08:30 - 9.00 // Registration + Coffee
09:00 - 09:30 // Welcome Speeches (Prof. Colombo, Prof. Allen)
09:30 - 10:30 // Keynote Speakers
10:30 - 11:00 // Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 // Parallel Sessions, case presentations
– Coping with Innovation and Tradition
– Coping with Economic Trends and Internationalization
12:30 - 13:30 // Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 // Networking Coffee
14:30 - 16:00 // OPEN SESSION Family Businesses Thriving on Chaos
Prof. Boas Erez, Rector of USI
Mayor of Lugano .- Mr. Marco Borradori
Dr. Flavio Audemars, President AIF-Ticino
Keynote Speaker – Prof. Montemerlo (AIdAF) Prof. Gianluca Colombo
16:00 - 18:00 // OPEN SESSION View a cross nations
  • an Asian perspective
  • a Middle East perspective
  • a Swiss perspective
20:00 // GALA DINNER @ LAC hosted by Gabbani SA

The list of the cases presentation is work in progress. It is not the final version.

DAY FOUR
November 11th, 2017

FAMILIES + ACADEMICS

08:30 - 9.00 // Welcome + Coffee
09:00 - 09:30 // Keynote Speaker Prof. Davis
09:30 - 10:30 // Parallel Sessions, case presentations

– Preserved Legacy in Hostile Environment
– Managing the Family System

10:30 - 11:00 // Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 // STEP Project Panels:
  • Learning together through STEP survey (Matt, Davis, Basco)
  • Learning together across-regions
12:30 - 13:30 // Lunch
13:30 - 16:00 // Parallel Sessions

– Teaching Cases
– Family Impact on society (CSR and B-Corp)

16:00 - 16:30 // Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:45 // Panel presentations of all cases ***
17:45 - 18:30 // Learning from the Global STEP Summit

– Prof. Garzia
– Dr. Ljumic
Closing Remarks (Prof. Colombo)

*** Find someone in each parallel session that presents to everyone the ideas that came out from the discussion in the plenary

(OPTIONAL) SOCIAL Sunday
November 12th 2017
You can express your preference for one of these two routes (minimum 15 participants)

ROUTE 1.

09:30 // Visit to the 3 Castels of Bellinzona
12:30 // Lunch
14:00 // Visit to FOXTOWN Shopping Centre (outlets of 160 luxury brands)

ROUTE 2.

10:30 // Boat Trip on the Lugano Lake
12:30 // Lunch
14:00 // Hermann Hesse Museum + places of Hermann Hesse

* the program may undergo minor changes

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT