An initiative of:

Forum Agenda 2021

Focus 2021

How we can ensure access to water in Switzerland…

…that is of adequate quality

…sufficient quantity

…in the right place

…and at the right time?

Keynote Speakers

Kelly McEvers, National Public Radio NPR

Stefan Huber Fux, SwissRe Foundation

Jasmin Odermatt, Dachverband Schweizer Jugendparlamente
David Renggli, Renggli AG David Bresch, ETH Zürich Ruth Delzeit, Universität Basel


9.9.2021 – Prologue
Closing Event Innovation Workshop in Swiss Parks

Additional event from 10:30 a.m., more information here

9.9.2021 – Main Evet
SWCF Day One

“Identify fields of action and find/innovate solutions”

12:30 – 13:30   Networking I: SWCF Lunch
13:30 – 13:45   Kickoff: Welcome to the SWCF!
13:45 – 14:30   Inspiration I: Present and Future of the Climate-Water Nexus
14:30 – 14:45
14:45– 15:30   Inspiration II: Climate Future in Switzerland, where are the pain points?
15:30 – 16:00   How to SWCF: Project Incubator, Design Marathon & Sprint Teams
16:00 – 16:30
  Break: Coffee, Snacks & Switch to Group Work Spaces
16:30 – 17:30
  Sprint I: From Problem to Idea

10.9.2021 – Main Event
SWCF Day Two

“Build partnerships and promote projects”


08:30 – 09:00 Networking IV: Coffee & Networking
09:00 – 10:00 Kickoff Day 2: Welcome (back) to the SWCF!
09:30 – 10:00
Inspiration III: : Project PechaKucha
10:00 – 10:30
Coffee, Snacks & Switch to Group Work Spaces
10:30 – 13:00 Sprint II: From Idea to Project
13:00 – 14:00 Networking V: Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Open SWCF: Innovation à la carte
16:00 – 17:30 SWCF Finale: Project Pitches and Award Ceremony


9.9.2021 – Networking Event
SWCF Apéro and Project Marketplace (Thur., from 17:30h)

The SWCF Apéro invites all guests to connect and continue developing ideas created during the event. The networking event takes place against the backdrop of a “Project marketplace” where all visitors have the opportunity to present their own initiatives and projects, services and projects as well as ideas and programs. Hence, participants can mingle according to their particular interests and needs making valuable connections and laying the ground for new partnerships.

17:30 – 19:00   SWCF Apéro and Project Marketplace (incl.)

9.9.2021 – Evening Event
SWCF Dinner (Thur., from 19:00h)


The SWCF Dinner invites all guests to continue discussions in a relaxed ambience, accompanied by the finest local gastronomy Willisau has to offer.

From 19:00  SWCF Dinner

10.9.2021 – Evening Event
SWCF Ausklang (Fri, ab 17:30 Uhr)

At the end of the event, all guests are invited to cool off at the local event bar area, discuss last issues and topics with interesting partners as well as to enjoy the late summer evening with a fresh drink or snack.

From 17:30 Cool-off and Post-Event Mingle


The main location is the small town of Willisau (LU) in the heart of Switzerland, where a new modular event location is being created in the spirit of sustainable event management.

The SWCF makes regionality and sustainability tangible for all participants in a new way and sets new standards in the area of ​​sustainability of events.

The guest region in 2021 is the “Alpine Cluster” Upper Engadin-Davos.