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Interview with Bertrand Piccard and Oliver Dlugosh

Interview with balloonist extraordinaire Bertrand Piccard and Swiss Re sponsor Oliver Dlugosh after Bertrand’s thrilling Opening Talk at FERMA 2013 in Maastricht Continue reading


Flying by sun: Solar aircraft founder and pilot to speak to FERMA Forum

Bertrand Piccard is a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. In March 1999, he made the first non-stop, round-the-world balloon flight, and from there, he says, flying around the world day and night without fuel seemed an obvious next step. Continue reading


Solar Impulse initiator and pilot Piccard to speak at FERMA Forum 2013

Bertrand Piccard, founder and pilot of the world’s first successful solar powered plane and psychiatrist, is to be the opening keynote speaker at the 2013 Risk Management Forum of the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA). Continue reading