The event is for young environmental scientists to learn about job opportunities in chemical and chemical-related private companies.

Goals of the Event

  • Hear and discuss challenges for a career in industry
  • Experience industry jobs during a site visit
  • Get in contact with industry representatives and expand your network.

Givaudan Schweiz AG
Kemptpark 50
8310 Kemptthal

09.30    Arrival & registration
10.00    Welcome message: Dr. Agnes Bombrun, Givaudan
10.15    Keynote, Dr. Heike Laue, Givaudan
                «Replacing the need for in vivo animal testing - the use of alternative in vitro assays for environmental risk assessment of fragrance chemicals»
10.45    Panel discussion: Opportunities and challenges for environmental scientists in chemical industry
                Participants: Dr. Michael Lüscher (Novartis), Dr. Agnes Bombrun (Givaudan), Dr. Claudio Screpanti (Syngenta);
                Moderation: Kathrin Fenner (UZH/Eawag)
11.30    Site tour at Kemptthal facilities
12.30    Lunch
13.30    Round tables: Meet industry representatives to discuss environmental sciences careers/job profiles in chemical industry (i.e., big companies, contractors, start-ups)
15.15    Wrap-up
15.30    End of program

Fees and Registration
Participation is free of charge. However, registration via the website is mandatory. Deadline: May 7, 2024.
This is an in-person event with a limited number of participants, and we trust that you will only register if you are able to attend.

We thank Givaudan Schweiz AG for hosting the event and for sponsoring food and beverage.

Website and Registration 

David Spichiger, SCS