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INNOVATION SUMMIT

Switzerland, alongside its regional collaborators, is home of some of the world's most significant yet overlooked science and technology. We have come together with diplomats and organizations at the forefront to enrich its connection with Western Canada.

We invite you to join us in Vancouver BC to co-host a series of arts and cultural events, educational and networking gatherings, presentations and exchanges with international leaders and innovators, and group tours in 2022.

 

INITIATED BY

 
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The Consulate General of Switzerland handles bilateral relations between Switzerland and Canada including cooperation in economics, education, research, innovation, and cultural exchange.

 

RECENT INNOVATIONS

 

PARTNER WITH US

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EXHIBITIONS

Galleries, museums, studios, creatives and collectives

Major city venues and local pop-up gallery spaces where the general public can explore behind the scenes of scientific discovery through the arts, local creatives can get inspired by new and intriguing subject matter, and internationally recognized artists can share the thinking behind their work.

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WORKSHOPS

Universities, colleges, schools, and academics

Special visits by key innovators to inform, inspire, and mentor.

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GATHERINGS

Community organizations and groups

Special guest features at get-togethers, open mics, pub nights, and activities with local professionals and enthusiasts.

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EXCHANGES

Cross-sector corporations, non-profits and research institutions

Feature presentations, dialogues and guided visits to inform industries, share ideas, network, and drive innovation.

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SCREENINGS

Theatres, community hubs, industry leaders

Creative feature films immersing general audiences in the largest technological facilities in the world often experienced just once in a lifetime, followed by panels featuring leaders and innovators.

 

PARTNER BENEFITS

DESIGN

your role with us, innovate around the program formats, and have a voice in evolving our model.

BUILD

lasting authentic relationships with a variety of organizations, groups and individuals around the world.

ENGAGE

with other organizations in the space, and cultivate opportunities for future collaborations to emerge.

LEARN

from leaders about the landscape of your field to determine how you can further participate in forging its future.

JOIN

a community and connect with people who share your values, believe in your vision, and are willing to act on your mission.

ACCESS

the broader communities, extended networks, and know-how of our organization and program stakeholders.

ALIGN

with respected entities and figures who represent thoughtful action and create opportunity at the cutting edge.

GAIN

public recognition through explicit mentions and visual identity throughout our communication outlets and audiences.

INVOLVE

untapped audiences and stakeholders in your cause to grow your reach and impact at every level.

 

TEAM

 

COORDINATORS

SCOTT MALLORY, JR.

Founder - ISM
Arts & Culture Curator - TRIUMF Lab

NINA BADER

Economy, Higher Education, Science & Technology Officer - Consulate General of Switzerland

 

ADVISORS

JASMIN REHMANI

With a background in policy, Jasmin is responsible for Business Development + Operations at Expedia, and led the launch of global partnerships and the Experiences program at Airbnb.

ALEXANDRA SOLEA

Alexandra is an Intercultural Leader with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, a cultural entrepreneur, and the Program Director of Arts & Culture Management at Rome Business School.

JUNE TANG

June is an interaction designer and illustrator from Emily Carr University of Art + Design and GetPerk Co, and a TEDx Curator with a background in event planning in Vietnam.

 

ISM FELLOWS

The ISM Arts & Culture Fellows are an eclectic group of emerging cross-disciplinary creatives from around the world who stay highly active throughout the extended ISM network.

 

CONTACT US

 

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