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Seminar on the Free Trade and Economic Partnership Agreement between Switzerland and Japan (FTEPA)

Date
Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 15:30
Location
Forum St. Peter
St. Peterstrasse 19
8001 Zurich
Switzerland
Organisation
JETRO Switzerland
Co-Organisation
SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
In Cooperation with
Swiss Business Hub at the Swiss Embassy (Tokyo)
Fee

Free of charge, made possible by Credit Suisse and JETRO

Co-sponsored event of the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce and JETRO Switzerland.
With the generous support of the Swiss Business Hub at the Swiss Embassy, Tokyo.

15:30 Door opening / Registration

16:00 Beginning of the Seminar
Moderator: Mr. Paul Peyrot, Managing Director of SJCC

I. Welcome addresses

16:00
Mr. Henry Wegmann,
President of SJCC

16:05
H.E. Ambassador Ichiro Komatsu,
Japanese Embassy to Switzerland

16:10
Mr. Wolfgang Schanzenbach,
Regional Director Asia & Pacific, osec

II. FTEPA: Review and further development

16:15
Mr. Michiaki Watanabe,
Director General, JETRO Switzerland

16:20
Mr. Térence Billeter,
Head of Bilateral Economic Relations Asia/Oceana, SECO

16:30
Mr. Patrick Ziltener,
Ass. Professor, University of Zurich,
Mr. Matthias Schaub,
Researcher, University of St. Gallen

III. Companies’ experiences with the FTEPA

16:45
Ms. Yumiko Kijima,
Deputy Head, Swiss Business Hub, Swiss Embassy to Japan

17:00
Mr. Freddy Oswald,
CEO, FIBAG AG (importer of Kawasaki cycles)

17:10
Mr. Jérôme Lepeu,
CFO, Lotaris SA (mobile security solutions)

IV. Questions & Answers

V. Closing Remarks

17:40
Hermann Escher,
Board Member SJCC

VI. Networking Reception and Sushi Apéro Apéritif with Sushi
sponsored by JETRO