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Falling Walls Conference

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 11:00am to Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 6:00am
Registration Date: 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 11:00pm
Berlin
,
Germany

 

FALLING WALLS

CONFERENCE 2014

BERLIN 8/9 NOV

 

WHICH ARE

THE NEXT

WALLS

TO FALL?

 

ADAH ALMUTAIRI

UC San Diego 

BIORESPONSIVE MATERIALS

 

CHRISTOF KOCH

Allen Institute for Brain Science

NEUROSCIENCE AND CONSCIOUSNESS

 

ALAN RUSBRIDGER

The Guardian

FREEDOM OF PRESS

 

KARL DEISSEROTH

Stanford University

BIOENGINEERING AND OPTOGENETICS

 

MARIANA MAZZUCATO

University of Sussex

ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION

 

NATE LEWIS

California Insitute of Technology

GLOBAL ENERGY PERSPECTIVES

 

SASKIA SASSEN

Columbia University

COMPLEXITY AND GLOBAL ECONOMY

 

ROLAND FLETCHER

University of Sydney

FUTURE-ORIENTED ARCHAEOLOGY

 

ANTON ZEILINGER

University of Vienna

QUANTAM PHYSICS

 

LISA KALTENEGGER

Cornell University

EXOPLANET SEARCH

 

SVANTE PÄÄBO

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS

 

MEET THE "BRIGHTEST MINDS ON THE PLANET" BBC

and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.

 

FALLING WALLS is a unique international platform for leaders from the worlds of science, business, politics, the arts and society.

 

THE FALLING WALLS CONFERENCE (9 November, 9am - 7pm) is at the heart of the Falling Walls days in Berlin. 20 world-class scientists from top institutions around the globe present in only 15 minutes each the break-throughs they are working on.

 

FALLING WALLS VENTURE (8 November, 11am - 6pm) is an international forum for outstanding science based start-up companies, venture capital companies and strategic investors. It is supported by the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA).

 

More information and registration: www.falling-walls.com

 

REGISTER NOW!

 

REGISTER BEFORE 31 AUGUST 2014 to take advantage of the Early Bird Ticket www.falling-walls.com/registration

 

SPONSORED BY THE

 

Federal Ministry

of Education

and Research

 

HELMHOLTZ

ASSOCIATION

 

acatech

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

 

Alexander von Humboldt

Stiftung/Foundation

 

ATKearney

 

Senate Department

for Economics, Technology

and Research

 

be Berlin

 

Robert Bosch Stiftung

 

DAAD

Deutshcer Akademischer Austausch Dienst

German Academic Exchange Service

 

DFG

Deutsche

Forschungsgemeinschaft

 

European Research Council

erc

 

EVCA

 

Fraunhofer

 

Leibniz Association

 

Leopoldina

Nationale Akademie

der Wissenschaften

 

Science

AAAS

 

MAX-PLANCK-GESSELSCHAFT

 

Stifterverband

für die Deutsche Wissenschaft

 

STS

Science and Technology

in Society forum, Kyoto

 

WEIZMANN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE