Speaker – Pierre Brisson
President, Mars Society Switzerland
Founder in 2009 of the Mars Society Switzerland, in Neuchâtel, and president of the association since that date. Also founding member of the Mars Society (USA, in 1998).
Member of the Board of Association Planete Mars (the French branch of the Mars Society).
M.A. in Economics from the University of Charlottesville (USA) in 1970.
Corporate banker (counterparty risks assessment, management and control) until retirement in 2005.
Geographer and planetologist amateur, since always.
Blogger in the main Swiss French speaking newspaper, “Le Temps” (Lausanne, Geneva) since September
2015: Title of the blog “Exploration spatiale”; 228 articles and more than a million visits.