Speakers 2017

Sayed Azam-Ali University of Nottingham

BREAKING THE WALL OF GLOBAL POVERTY. How Development Economics Changes the Lives of the World’s Poorest

Alexander Betts University of Oxford

BREAKING THE WALL OF FAILED INTEGRATION. How Refugee Studies Turn Burden into Benefit

Sarah Chayes Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

BREAKING THE WALL OF CORRUPTION. Why Curbing Kleptocracy is Essential to Global Security

Esther Duflo Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

BREAKING THE WALL OF GLOBAL POVERTY. How Development Economics Changes the Lives of the World’s Poorest

Jennifer Lavers University of Tasmania

BREAKING THE WALL OF OCEAN POLLUTION. How Marine Ecology Reveals the Collapse of an Ecosystem

Dennis Lo Chinese University of Hong Kong

BREAKING THE WALL TO EARLY DISEASE DETECTION. How Liquid Biopsy Can Revolutionize Medical Diagnostics

W.E. Moerner Stanford University

BREAKING THE WALL OF THE NANOSCALE. How Super-Resolution Microscopy Reveals New Dimensions of Life

Valeria Nicolosi Trinity College Dublin

BREAKING THE WALL TO FUTURE ENERGY STORAGE. How Nanomaterials Pave the Way for Revolutionary Technologies

Yuval Nir Tel Aviv University

BREAKING THE WALL OF SLEEP. How Neuroscience Redefines the Borders Between Sleep and Wakefulness

Jian-Wei Pan University of Science and Technology of China

BREAKING THE WALL TO QUANTUM ENGINEERING. How Applied Physics Enables the Next Technological Leap

Edgar Pieterse University of Cape Town

BREAKING THE WALL TO LIVEABLE CITIES. How Urban Studies Envision the New Era of the Metropolis

Jürgen Schmidhuber Swiss AI Lab

BREAKING THE WALL BETWEEN HUMAN AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. How Deep Learning Systems Are Beginning to Surpass Humans

Christina Smolke Stanford University

BREAKING THE WALL BETWEEN HUMAN AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. How Deep Learning Systems Are Beginning to Surpass Humans

Guus Velders Universiteit Utrecht

BREAKING THE WALL OF CLIMATE CHANGE. How Atmospheric Chemistry Drives Action Against Global Warming

Timothy Walsh Cardiff University

BREAKING THE WALL OF MULTI-RESISTANT SUPERBUGS. How Microbiology Can Avert a Post-Antibiotic World