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Steering Committee

Prof. Dr. Michael Schaepman, President UZH (Chair)

Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Piveteau, President ZHAW

Dr. Karin Mairitsch, President ZHdK

Prof. Dr. Heinz Rhyn, President PHZH 

Prof. Dr. Dorothea Christ, President Office of Universities of the Canton of Zurich

Management Board

Managing Office

Lesley Spiegel, Managing Director

Dr. Rebecca Brauchli, Office Innovation program

Sabine Dani, Communication & Administration

Daniel Schuler, Controlling & Finance

Innovation panel

Prof. Dr. Dirk Wilhelm, Chair
Dean and Managing Director School of Engineering (ZHAW)

Prof. Dr. med. Emanuela Keller
Professor of Neurointensive Medicine (UZH)

Dr. Maria Olivares
Head Innovation (UZH)

Prof. Dr. Anja Schulze
Director of Swiss Center for Automotive Research, Swiss CAR (UZH)

Prof. Dr. Adrian W. Müller
Director of Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (ZHAW)

Prof. Dr. Elena Wilhelm
Head of Higher Education Development (ZHAW)

Dr. Beate Böckem
Head of Research Affairs (ZHdK)

Prof. Swetlana Heger-Davis 
Head of the Department of Fine Arts (ZHdK)

Prof. Christoph Weckerle
Head of Zurich Centre for Creative Economies (ZHdK)

Dr. Wolfgang Bührer 
Instructor Nature and Technology (PHZH)

Dr. Roberto Sala
Head of Research & Development (PHZH)

Dr. Markus Weil
Head of Higher and Adult Education (PHZH)

Coordination Committee Education Program

Prof. Dr. Barbara Getto, Chair
Professor of Media Education / Centre for Education and Digital Transformation (PHZH)

Charlotte Axelsson, Deputy Chair
Head of E-Learning (ZHdK)

Prof. Dr. Tilmann Altwicker
SNSF-Professor / Institute for International Law and Comparative Constitutional Law (UZH)

Ursula Brack
Manager Concept Development Education in the Area of Digitalisation / Digital Society Initiative (UZH)

Prof. Dr. Sascha Schneider
Assistant Professor of Educational Technology / Institute of Education (UZH)

Julian Keuzenkamp
Research Associate ZHAW digital

Sarah Büchel
Deputy Head of Staff Strategic Initiatives and Processes / Social Work (ZHAW)

Prof. Dr. Claude Müller Werder
Head of Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (ZHAW)

Wanja Kröger
Head of Dossier Teaching (ZHdK)

Prof. Dr. phil Miriam Schmidt-Wetzel
Professorin Fachdidaktik Kunst und Design / Mitglied im Digitalrat (ZHdK)

Prof. Dr. Silja Rüedi
Vice Rector Education (PHZH)

Dr. Markus Weil
Head of Higher and Adult Education (PHZH)

Plenary Meeting

The plenary meeting serves to network the members of the DIZH, to inform them about current developments and to exchange opinions. It includes all members of the DIZH as well as other persons who are employed at one of the partner universities and who have actively expressed their interest in the DIZH to the managing office.

The first plenary meeting took place on 10 May 2022.