Verbier Festival
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Verbier Festival Philanthropy Forum

Two roundtables on the themes of culture and generosity thatencourage philanthropic initiative and stimulate the exchange of knowledge across generations.

In partnership with


PUBLIC CONVERSATIONS
FREE


Should More be Done for Culture in the 21st Century?

SAT 20.07.2019
14:00 – 16:00
Venue to be confirmed
Followed by refreshment from 16:00 to 17:00

Culture is fundamental; music, the visual arts and science connect us. They guide our lives in a constantly changing world. But as a society, do we have a responsibility toward culture? How can culture be, or indeed should it be encouraged? And what is the role of philanthropy?

Conversation will be led in French; participation and questions are welcome in both French and English.

REGISTRATION

Questions: contact@swissphilanthropy.ch


INTRODUCTORY CONVERSATION WITH:



Peter Brabeck-Letmathe


Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Board Chairman
Fondation du Verbier Festival
and
Chairman Emeritus
Nestlé S.A.




Valery Gergiev
Music Director
Verbier Festival Orchestra


ROUNDTABLE WITH:



Peter


Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Board Chairman
Fondation du Verbier Festival
and
Chairman Emeritus
Nestlé S.A.



Peter Brey


Peter Brey
Director
Fondation Leenaards



Bruno Mégevand


Bruno Mégevand
Board Chairman
Fondation de la Cité de la musique de Genève




Vera Michalski-Hoffmann
Founder
Fondation Jan Michalski



MODERATOR



Etienne Eichenberger
Chairman
Swiss Philanthropy Foundation

Are We Generous?

SUN 21.07.2019
14:00 – 15:30
Venue to be confirmed
Followed by refreshment from 15:30 to 16:30

Giving time and money plays an important role in our lives, no matter the reason or the amount we give. There is no doubt that empathy and generosity go hand in hand with philanthropy regardless of the number of pennies involved. So, what should we give? And how much?

Conversation will be led in English; participation and questions are welcome in both English and French.

REGISTRATION

Questions: contact@swissphilanthropy.ch


INTERVENANTS



Lana Ojjeh Lette


Lana Ojjeh Lette
Co-Founder
Ethos Philanthropies




Kenneth Roth
Director
Human Rights Watch




Pascal Vinarnic

Founder
Fondation Demeter



MODERATOR


Etienne Eichenberger
Chairman
Swiss Philanthropy Foundation