Brought to you by TEDxLausanne.
Change is coming whether we like it or not. We can choose to adapt or face risk, confusion, uncertainty and fear. Braving New Worlds, the subject of this Friday’s TEDx presentations in Lausanne, aims to prepare the audience for change.
This Friday 21 April 2017 at 14:00, TEDxLausanne presents 11 future-focused speakers, each presenting their vision.
Peter Zurbrügg – What can we learn from building on Mars? Extreme conditions on Mars won’t let us just export terrestrial solutions, reckons EPFL engineer and architect
Elie Gardner – What I learned travelling with refugees – the film maker travelled with a Syrian refugee from Chios, Greece, to Oslo, Norway
Geneviève Favre Petroff – Vocalize me – an artist bridging art, digital art, fashion design, music and technology
Lorien Gamaroff – the blockchain expert will discuss how digital currencies can directly touch lives of people around the world
Teohna Williams – The sensitive space between war and peace – Teohna, security and governance expert, shares stories from South Sudan
Paolo Gallo – What is the definition of success? – Chief Human Resources Officer at the World Economic Forum in Geneva shares his personal story between a father and a son which echoes in everyone’s life.
Kevin McGeeney – co-founder of a renewable-energy brokerage firm offers a radical solution to address emergency food shortages that doesn’t involve building stockpiles.
Michael Casey – How to be human in the age of social media – former Wall Street Journal journalist asks how can we reform its algorithms to ensure that what is viral becomes virtuous?
Anja Wyden Guelpa – How can we heal democracy? Geneva State Chancellor discusses whether Switzerland, as a pioneer in direct democracy and e-voting, can be the laboratory of a renewed democracy.
Katt Tait – Katt is a singer, actor, writer, and creativity catalyst on a mission to spread joy worldwide.
Billie Bird – a woman who knows what she wants and makes it happen. Writing songs, playing them, recording them, and offering them to the public.
Tickets to the event can be bought from 13:00 at the registration desk. Cash only.
Location: Amphimax, 1015 Ecublens, Ouest lausannois, Switzerland
Map location: Google Maps
When: Friday, April 21, 2017 14:00.
Entry: Standard CHF 100, reduced CHF 50 – tickets available at the registration desk on Friday from 13:00 – cash only