Blockchain, Smart Cities, and Clean Energy: Mark Johnson Visits Switzerland

  With support from U.S. Embassy Bern, Mark Johnson visited Switzerland in February 2020, where he spoke at the International Block Chain Forum organized by the University of Applied Sciences in Lucerne (HSLU) on the topic of block chain applications in clean energy. Johnson is an expert in using blockchain applications to digitally track the use of clean energy …

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U.S. Cyberspace Policy Toward China: Adam Segal of the Council on Foreign Relations in Switzerland

At the invitation of U.S. Embassy Bern, Adam Segal of the Council on Foreign Relations , traveled to Switzerland to join other experts in a series of meetings and discussions focused on U.S. and Chinese international cyber policies. Adam talked with students of the University of Geneva, spoke at think tanks Foraus, GCSP and CSS, presented at the World …

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Profile in Swiss-U.S. Entrepreneurship: Toggle

Switzerland is the 12th largest trading partner of the United States and the 7th largest source of foreign direct investment.  There is a nearly balanced exchange of goods and services amounting to over $100 billion annually, and Swiss companies employ almost half a million U.S. workers.  With numbers like that, you might think that only …

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Cybersecurity Expert Kiersten Todt Speaks in Switzerland

U.S. Embassy Bern hosted cybersecurity expert Kiersten Todt in Switzerland.  The former executive director of the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, Ms. Todt continues to advise organizations on how to navigate today’s digital landscape in a way that effectively manages risk.  While in Switzerland she met with Swiss government officials, small to medium enterprises, international corporations, parliamentarians, …

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