Jean-Pierre Danthine’s Honorary Lecture

27.09.2023, 18h00 – 20h00


E4S and the College of Management of Technology of EPFL are delighted to invite you to Jean-Pierre Danthine’s Honorary Lecture.

🗓️ Wednesday 27th September, 18:00-19:30
📍 Rolex Learning Center’s Forum, EPFL 


Jean-Pierre Danthine is Professor at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – College of Management of Technology), Honorary Director of E4S and past President of the Paris School of Economics. He was a member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank from January 2010 to April 2012 and its vice-chairman from May 2012 until he retired on June 30, 2015. 

Before joining the Swiss National Bank, Jean-Pierre Danthine was Professor at the University of Lausanne and Managing Director of the Swiss Finance Institute. His publications have appeared in Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Finance and other leading international journals.


18:00- 18:15 Welcome Address by Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL

18:15-18:45 Capitalism and the planet: an impossible marriage?
by Jean-Pierre Danthine
, Honorary Professor, EPFL

18:45-18:55 Special Address from College of Management of Technology (CDM) by Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Director of CDM, EPFL

19:00-19:45 Forging an economy for tomorrow – Roundtable with:
Thomas Jordan, Chairman of the Swiss National Bank
Isabelle Moret, Chief of the Department of Economy, Innovation, Employment and Heritage (DEIEP) of Canton de Vaud
Nollaig Forrest, Chief Sustainability Officer at Holcim
David Bach, Professor at IMD (moderator) 

19:45 Cocktail

20:15 End of the event