The evening will bring together decision makers in the field of Green & Sustainable Chemistry and is the official annual event of SusChem Switzerland. 


Welcome and Opening of the Gala
Dr. Alain De Mesmaeker, Syngenta and President of the Swiss Chemical Society
Dr. Matthias Leuenberger, Novartis and President of scienceindustries


Prof. John Warner, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry (USA)
«Green Chemistry: The Molecular Mechanisms of Sustainability and Innovation»


Dr. Rafael Cayuela, Dow Chemicals
«The Chemical Industry 2050»


Panel Discussion

  • John  Warner, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry
  • Rafael Cayuela, Dow Chemicals
  • Nicoletta Piccolrovazzi, Dow Olympics
  • Martin Vollmer, Clariant
  • Juan Gonzalez-Valero, Syngenta 
  • James Clark, University of York and entrepreneur

Moderator: Bérangère Magarinos-Ruchat, Global Head Sustanabillity, Firmenich


Networking, post panel discussions


End of the evening session

After the symposium we will publish webcast videos of the two lectures and the panel discussion (provided by Klewel)