Age of Transitions

8th Forum – Lausanne, 9th November 2016

We live in an age where the only thing that never changes is change itself. Indeed, ours is an era of profound transformations dictated by technological revolution, social innovation and the new economy. Economic players cannot remain on the sidelines; they have no choice but to adapt. First, though, we need to know what we...

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The 8th Forum de la Haute Horlogerie, held on November 9th 2016 in Lausanne, under the theme “Age of Transitions”. On the day after the American presidential election, speakers took stock of the world today and the trends that are shapping our societies. Watch the various contributions to the 2016 Forum here.

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The Forum

The Forum de la Haute Horlogerie came about through an original concept in the watchmaking sector: to give the industry’s professionals a chance to debate a topical issue and share insight, away from familiar work settings. So as to emphasise the “out-of-the-box” nature of the Forum, themes are deliberately free from any direct commercial implications, instead encouraging participants to look ahead at the environment that is taking shape for the luxury industry in the twenty-first century.

Discover a brief presentation of the Forum on this video.



November 9th 2016


Forum: 9am to 1pm. Buffet lunch: 1pm to 2.30pm.


IMD – Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller Center
Chemin de Bellerive 34
1001 Lausanne

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Place de Bellerive

Presentation of the Forum

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