The “My Europe” Workshop took place in Zurich on 30 September and 1 October 2013 under the patronage of Dr. Josef Ackermann.
During the first day (“Europe Day”) hosted by the Bank Julius Baer, students from Kantonschule Hohe Promenade, Kantonschule Nord, Kaderschule Zürich and Freies Gymnasium Zürich had the opportunity to listen to European talks and share their opinions with prominent guests from business, academia and politics. Among the speakers were Dr. Josef Ackermann (Former CEO of Deutsche Bank), Yves Robert-Charrue (Head Independent Asset Managers & Global Custody, Bank Julius Baer), Dr. Hariolf Kottmann (CEO, Clariant International Ltd.), Andreas Müller (Vice Director, Avenir Suisse), Christian Dietsche (Managing Director Senior Advisor, Bank Julius Baer) and Richard Jones (Ambassador of the European Union to Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein).
On the second day (“Journalism Day”), Markus Spillmann (Editor in Chief, Neue Zürcher Zeitung) and the NZZ Campus team headed by Ronald Schenkel welcomed the students at the editorial office of Neue Zürcher Zeitung. They are invited the students to visit the premises and gave them advice on news and essay writing.