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Switzerland for the Oceans

Dufourstrasse 107,

8008 Zürich,


Switzerland for the Oceans

Dufourstrasse 107,

8008 Zürich,


© Switzerland for the Oceans

Schedule 2019

Tuesday 1st October 2019, Zürich

09:00 AM 


Registration opens alongside reception in the lobby with coffee and croissants.


09:50 AM 

Welcome from Switzerland for the Oceans

Timothy Mueller and Claudia Heck


09:55 AM 

Introduction to Ocean Vitality Forum

Charles Barber, Chairman, Switzerland for the Oceans


10:10 AM

Perspective on Reality - "The State of the Oceans" 

Carl Gustaf Lundin, Principal Marine and Polar Scientist

International Union for Conservation of Nature


10:40 AM 

Concise Presentations:

Guest speakers make their pitches

Antoinette Vermilye

Anne-Cécile Turner

Valérie Wyssbrod

Frank Schweikert

Sivan Goldberg

Julie Duffus

Facilitated by Timothy Mueller


12 Noon

Networking Lunch


13:00 PM

Ocean Vitality Forum - "Open Session"

Facilitated by Charles Barber and Carl Gustaf Lundin


14:15 PM

Coffee Break 


14:30 PM

Expert Panel - "About the Money"

Economics, Innovation & the Oceans crisis

Featuring: Marine Protected Areas and Investment Capital

Panel Debate with participation from the floor

Clare Brook

Ben Banerjee

Laurent Develle

Anders Meibom

Chaired by Daniela Herrmann


16:00 PM

Closing Words and Wrap up 

Switzerland for the Oceans


16:15 PM 




Event date:

Tuesday 1st October 2019


Meeting location:
St Peterstrasse 19, 8001 Zurich

Tel: 044 333 37 15


Open doors:






Start time:



End of the event:

17.30 - 18.00hrs


Tickets: by invitation only.


Get to know our Speakers.


This event is by invitation, however, there are a limited number of tickets for interested people who want to contribute to Ocean Vitality or just want to have more information. If you wish to join us, please contact us. Alternatively, telephone Charles Barber +41 (0) 79 306 14 40 or Timothy Mueller, +41 79 688 12 27.