Chapter events - Switzerland

Join us in a celebration of Service Design at the Swiss Service Design Day 2024!

This one day event celebrates the art of delivering lovely and human experiences. We will be living workshops, hosting talks from experts and meeting Service Design family members.

The event will be hosted in Siders, in the middle of the Swiss Alps, and will also be available remotely for our international friends.

Save the date and stay tuned for more information!

The guest speakers

Maaria Tiensivu

Maaria is the founder of KNOW-ME a coaching service that provides provides teams, organizations and individuals with personalized growth paths to help them tackle their greatest challenges for productivity, collaboration and wellbeing.

Pascal Wicht

Pascal is a strategic design consultant and founder of Whispers & Giants, a design research studio that specializes in navigating through “post-normal times”, an era overwhelmed by large-scale problems that refuse to disappear and multiply rapidly. Pascal has worked with organisations like Logitech, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Daimler, and the World Economic Forum.

Christine Staïesse

Christine co-leads the work of the Salvation Army in Hungary as an associate Regional Officer. Christine has lead community and social work initiatives for the Salvation Army in Switzerland and the United States.

Conference program

  • 09:30 Doors open for those joining early
  • ​10:00 Welcome and workshops
  • ​12:00 Family-like lunch, bring your food and something to share
  • ​13:30 Talks, interviews and community Q&A
  • ​16:00 Best Swiss Services Ceremony
  • ​17:30 Conclusion and drinks


For those joining us on site, the event will be held in the theatre used by the Service Design Lab of the HES-SO Valais to prototype new experiences.

​Route de Sous-Géronde 87, 3960 Sierre, Switzerland.


​Ticket price

​All the proceeds generated from the sale of tickets will be donated to a local NGO that is actively working in the social sector.

​By joining this event, you will not only get to enjoy a lovely and insightful experience but also contribute to a noble cause that is making a tangible difference in the lives of people who need it the most.