Geneva Chapter: Lunch Talk 

Join us on Tuesday, January 30th, from 12.30 to 14.30 at Ritz Carlton Hotel de la Paix, Geneva, Quai du Mont-Blanc 11, 1201 Geneva

Dear alumnae and alumni,

We are honored to invite you to a lunch talk with Pascal O. Ravessoud on

The History of Time Measurement

Retrace the evolution of measuring devices. Find out how time measurement has been a major concern, from the first civilizations through to the present day, notably in organising social, religious and economic life and later in accompanying the progress of the society. And how does its future look like?



CHF 55 for Club members below 35 years old
CHF 75 for Club members 35 years and above
CHF 90 for Non-members (actual cost)



Register here

Tickets must be purchased in advance - no Tickets will be sold at the event.


Meet Our Guest:

Pascal O. Ravessoud

Christophe Girod

Pascal O. Ravessoud is Vice President of the Foundation Haute Horlogerie as well as President of the Cultural Council.

An atypical career and two paths that merge into one: technical studies with a focus on mechanics, followed by an initial experience in events organisation with a detour via pharmaceuticals. A youth that coincided with the Swatch watch craze, and a newfound passion for mechanical watches that has grown into an incurable case of acute collectionitis.

This concomitance laid the foundations for an immersion in the watch industry, first in international marketing and communications at Harry Winston Rare Timepieces, then at Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie where Pascal develops the Foundation’s “cultural” activities in various parts of the world, and its “Fine Watchmaking Label”.

Curious, open-minded, passionate about design, craftsmanship and mechanics, whether on the ground, up in the air, or on the wrist, Pascal enjoys nothing more than sharing his enthusiasm and experience.



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