Events

Raising an emotionally healthy child in turbulent times

We are delighted to announce an in-person workshop in Basel on 23rd June, "Raising an emotionally healthy child in turbulent times". During the last few years, parents have had to rise to the challenge of juggling professional and family life at a totally new level: working from home, weeks of confinement, school closures. Expat parents…
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Walking tour: The Gnomes of Zurich

Switzerland is internationally renowned for its beautiful landscapes, exquisite watches, and delicious chocolates as well as for its banking industry.  But a lesser-known fact is that Swiss Bankers are sometimes referred to as the “Gnomes of Zurich” thanks to their ability to manage their clients’ assets with absolute discretion. Mark Van Thiel, experienced international compliance…
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LGBTQ and the workplace: in-person event (Lausanne)

Ahead of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, the WEF issued a statement that "Diversity, equity and inclusion should be at the heart of economic recovery", and a call to action for the private sector to play a key role by prioritising diversity and inclusion and fully embedding D&I into their core business. We are delighted to invite…
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Ireland’s Remarkable Success: A World Leader at 100

We are delighted to start the new season of IBN Switzerland events with a talk by Mark Henry, author of In Fact: An Optimist's guide to Ireland at 100, on Thursday 20th October from 19.00 - 20.30 CET.  Ireland celebrates its 100th birthday as an independent nation in December. The country’s progress has been remarkable. Having started…
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Diversity and Inclusion at work

We are pleased to announce this in-person event in Lausanne on Thursday 17th November at 18.00 CET. Workplace cultures strong in diversity, inclusion and belonging have been linked to increased organisational productivity and innovation. Nikki Symmons, IBN Switzerland Suisse Romande Chapter co-lead and co-presenter of Higher! Career podcast with Tom Zamzow will be joined by special…
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The human element in cybersecurity

This event is for you if you:• Would like to learn more about cyber security and its impact in both a private and professional context  • Are curious to understand how human behaviours can be the weakest link in the cyber security chain and can inadvertently facilitate hackers and scammers • Are keen to learn positive changes to…
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In-person event in Geneva: Irish perspectives on global health

We are delighted to announce an exceptional line-up of speakers at the next in-person event of our Geneva Chapter on Thursday 27 April 2023 at 18.30 CEST. If you are interested in hearing perspectives from leading Irish professionals working in the private, public and global health sectors in Switzerland and connecting with other Irish professionals living…
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In-person event in Zurich: Impact Investing

We are delighted to announce a panel discussion on Impact Investing, hosted by our Zurich Chapter in the wonderful setting of Zunfthaus zur Waag.  This event is for you if you are keen to: We are pleased to announce our distinguished panellists: Karen Wilson, Senior Advisor on sustainability, ESG, impact and measurement working across the…
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In-person event in Lausanne: Inspirational Irish women in Switzerland

We are delighted to announce an exceptional line-up of speakers at the next in-person event of our Lausanne Chapter on Tuesday 30th May 2023 at 18.30 CEST. If you are interested in hearing from a panel of incredible Irish women in addition to connecting with other Irish professionals living and/or working in Switzerland then this event is for you!…
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In-person event in Lausanne: Thriving in the Swiss Workplace

If you work in Switzerland or have employees here, join us to hear from a panel of experts in legal, business and mediation who will share their perspective on thriving in the Swiss workplace. Participants will gain insights into Swiss labour law, mediation practices and relevant workplace legislation. Issues such as discrimination, harassment and bullying will be discussed which…
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Virtual event: Celebrating our younger & future members

We are delighted to announce our virtual event on Thursday 29 June 2023 at 18.30 – 20.00 CEST. If you are living in or have lived in Switzerland, and are: ·       Irish, aged between 16 and 35 ·       The parents and/or grandparents of 16-35 year olds with Irish roots ·       Neither of the above but interested in hearing from…
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