Villars Symposium 2023


Villars Symposium 2023


The Villars Symposium brings together the Institute’s partners and leading experts with the Villars Fellows to begin their life-long development as systems leaders.


- (30mins)

Theatre - Plenary Hall

01 The Mission of the Villars Institute

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Chair of the Villars Institute Foundation, will share the vision and mission of the Villars Institute.
Julia Marton-Lefèvre

- (75mins)

Theatre - Plenary Hall

03 Villars Institute Distinguished Lecture

2nd Villars Institute Distinguished Lecture by Professor Didier Queloz, 2019 Nobel Laureate in Physics for discovering 51 Pegasi b, the first extrasolar planet orbiting a Sun-like star, 51 Pegasus, located 50.6 light-years (15.5 parsecs) from Earth in the constellation of Pegasus.

Introduction by

Didier Queloz
Subra Suresh


- (30mins)

Theatre - Plenary Hall

04 Objectives of the Villars Symposium

Lee Howell, Executive Director of the Villars Institute, will explain the design of the Symposium and its ambition to accelerate systemic change through systems leadership and intergenerational collaboration.
Lee Howell

- (90mins)


05 Welcome Dinner of the Villars Symposium