Annual International Alumni Event 2018

Annual International Alumni Event 2018

Annual International Alumni Event 2018

September 28-29, 2018
IMD Campus, Lausanne
Alumni and partners
Alumni services
Annual International Alumni Event 2018

What blockchain, AI, IoT, robotics mean for you, your job and your company.

During our time together we will deep-dive into the emergent trends and technologies that are fundamentally changing the way we live, work and do business. We will address what these technologies are and how to prepare yourself and your business to take advantage of the new opportunities created by the likes of BlockChain, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and new digital strategy frameworks that fit for this age of constant disruption.

Join us and other Alumni from across the world to learn, strengthen existing relationships and build new connections. 

Jean-François Manzoni

IMD President and Nestlé Chaired Professor
Michael R. Wade

Professor of Innovation and Strategy Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation
Howard H. Yu

LEGO Professor of Management and Innovation
James E. Henderson

Professor of Strategic Management
Arturo Bris

Professor of Finance Director of IMD World Competitiveness Center
Carlos Cordon

Professor of Strategy and Supply Chain Management
Pierre Vandergheynst

Full Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer and Communication Sciences

Pierre Vandergheynst leads the institute of electrical engineering at EPFL focusing on data analytics and artificial intelligence. His research addresses the modern challenges businesses face in big data processing and exploring ways to organize this information to gain new insights on consumer preferences. He works with networks of all kinds, from social media to the human brain. His expertise also encompasses: computational harmonic analysis, inverse problems, compressive sensing and computer vision.

Pierre Vandergheynst is a Full Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer and Communication Sciences and Vice President for Education. He holds M.S. degree in physics and the Ph.D. degree in mathematical physics from the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium. Pierre Vandergheynst's Postdoctoral Researcher with the Signal Processing Laboratory, EPFL and EPFL’s Vice-President for Education

Stéphane J. G. Girod

Professor of Strategy and Organizational Design
Ina Toegel

Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change



Friday September 28th from 5 pm and Saturday September 29th full day program and closing dinner at the Olympic Museum.


IMD Campus, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center
Ch. de Bellerive 23
1001 Lausanne, Switzerland

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* Fee: CHF 450 per person

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Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Alumni Services