Round table about the importance of foresight, gaming, simulation, in the form of a discussion


07.10.2020 • 14.30
a cura di armasuisse Science and Technology
Round table in inglese


Desired, possible, plausible, probable, one of these futures only will become reality. Foresight activities offer you the tools and methodologies to anticipate these futures from different angles. Focusing on technologies, you will quickly realize that the innovations they enable will have societal, environmental, legal and even political impacts. How do you consider and make your stakeholders aware of the opportunities and drawbacks they offer? From conferences to workshops, from science-fiction to interactive narratives, from serious gaming to simulations, you will discover how invisible elements become visible, how unpredictable developments become predictable and how from only observing the present, you can act and shape the future… your future!

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armasuisse Science and Technology

armasuisse Science and Technology is the technology center of the Swiss Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sports. It tests and evaluates the operational readiness, functionality and effectiveness as well as the security requirements of current and future systems of the Swiss Armed Forces. Its mission is to enable its stakeholders to take conscious technology decisions, minimize investment risks, and keep informed on future technologies.


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Dr. Quentin Ladetto

Research Director. He leads the Technology Foresight research program, also known as DEFTECH, at armasuisse Science and Technology. The mission is to identify disruptive technology trends, assess their implications within a military context and inform the Swiss Armed Forces of its possible opportunities and threats.

Round table about the importance of foresight, gaming, simulation, in the form of a discussion

Pierre Yves Franzetti

Pierre-Yves Franzetti studied Literature at the University of Geneva, then Military Sciences at the ETH Zurich. He is the founder and director of HELVETIA Games SA, P2P SA, HENIGMA SA, and Studio HG Sàrl, all active in the gaming industry.

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Dr. Gabriele Rizzo

Visionary Futurist, Enthusiastic Innovator. CEO and Director of Futures at Longviews. Advisor to Governments and Defenses on Long-Term Strategy, Foresight, Game-Changing Technologies, Innovation Convergence.


Nicolas Schluchter

Game Developer & UX Designer. He is the co-founder of Oni3 SNC a video game company where he mainly works as a Programmer and Game Designer while working at Marvelous Digital SA in Vevey.


Dr. Matthieu Pellet

Senior Lecturer at the University of Lausanne and EPFL. He is the co-founder of Oni3 SNC, a video game company in which he is responsible for the graphics and visual aspects.

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Luca Tenzi

Ambassador and Manager of International guests and contents