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The 1st Forum de la Haute Horlogerie, held on November 13th 2008 in Geneva, under the theme “The changing business of time”. Find the various contributions to the 2008 Forum here.

1st Forum

The Forum de la Haute Horlogerie made its debut at the prestigious venue of the World Economic Forum. Signs that the economy was slowing down were starting to be felt, leaving the prevailing sentiment that this was, in some way, the end of a miraculous cycle of growth. The period marked the beginning of a new era – “the changing…
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1st Forum

The Forum de la Haute Horlogerie made its debut at the prestigious venue of the World Economic Forum. Signs that the economy was slowing down were starting to be felt, leaving the prevailing sentiment that this was, in some way, the end of a miraculous cycle of growth. The period marked the beginning of a new era – “the changing business of time” – defined by uncertainty. What impact can these economic changes, and on another level changes within society as e-commerce picks up speed, have on the watch industry? Many possible answers to this question are provided by the speakers in Davos.

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2008 Programme

Discover the full programme of the 2008 edition.

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2010 speakers

Laurent Picciotto

Founder Chronopassion

The distribution stakes

François-Paul Journe

Master watchmaker and CEO F. P. Journe

The distribution stakes

Patrick Frischknecht

CEO Les Ambassadeurs

The distribution stakes

Georges Kern

CEO IWC

The distribution stakes

Oliviero Toscani

Photographer and Director of La Sterpaia, Workshop of the Art of Communication

Whats'up in communication ?

Frank Vivier

CEO Columbus Venture Capital

E-business : to be or not to be ?

Jean-Claude Biver

CEO Hublot

The challenge od production

Henry-John Belmont

Consultant

The challenge od production

Nick Foulkes

Writer and Editor

Creativity, design and innovation

Paulo Coelho

Writer

Luxury between glory and vanity

2008 Report

Discover the complete report of the 2008 edition.

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