Tune in to our livestream on 8/9 November

“An incredible experience!” Don’t miss out on this year’s talks on 9 November. (Copyright Florian Gaertner)

Can’t be in Berlin? No Problem! You can enjoy all Falling Walls events on the go. On 8 and 9 November we will bring Falling Walls to your office, lab or home – live and direct from Berlin. We invite you and your institution to be part of our community and share the livestream with your colleagues and friends.

All you have to do is go to our website OR our Facebook page.

Here’s a preliminary timetable of all talks and timings:

PROGRAMME 8 NOVEMBER

9.00 am – 6.00 pm Falling Walls Lab

9.00 am – 5:30 pm Falling Walls Venture


PROGRAMME 9 NOVEMBER 

9.20 am – 10.30 am SESSION 1

Speakers:
(1) LEILA TAKAYAMA, University of California, Santa Cruz, HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION
(2) STEVE EVANS, University of Cambridge, INDUSTRIAL SUSTAINABILITY
(3) PAOLA ARLOTTA, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, NEUROSCIENCE & STEM CELLS
(4) BRIAN BEHLENDORF, Hyperledger, BLOCKCHAIN

11.20 am – 12.45 pm SESSION 2

ANJA KARLICZEK German Federal Minister of Education and Research OFFICIAL WELCOME

Speakers:
(5) VEENA SAHAJWALLA, UNSW Australia, ADVANCED RECYCLING
(6) KEVIN ESVELT, MIT Media Lab, GENETIC ENGINEERING
(7) DANIELA SCHILLER, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, MEMORY RECONSOLIDATION

2.00 pm – 3.30 pm SESSION 3

JUERGEN MLYNEK, Falling Walls Foundation, OPENING OF THE AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Speakers:
(8) GERARDO CEBALLOS, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, BIODIVERSITY
(9) STEFANIA MILAN, University of Amsterdam, BIG DATA POLITICS
(10) JAN ZIELONKA, University of Oxford, FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY
(11) ONUR GÜNTÜRKÜN, Ruhr University Bochum, BIOPSYCHOLOGY

4.30 pm – 5.45 pm SESSION 4

Speakers:
(12) AVI LOEB, Breakthrough Starshot Initiative, SPACE EXPLORATION
(13) NICOLA SPALDIN, ETH Zurich, MATERIALS SCIENCE
(14) BERNHARD SCHÖLKOPF, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
(15) TERRY HUGHES, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, CORAL REEF ECOLOGY

 

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