Nov
08

11.30 am

Informal Networking Launch with Appetisers

12.00 am

Lunch Break

1.00 pm

WELCOME ADDRESSES

Jürgen Mlynek

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation

 

Christian Luft

State Secretary German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

1.15 am

SETTING THE SCENE

Anousheh Ansari

CEO, XPRIZE Foundation

IMPULSE STATEMENTS

MOONSHOT WAYS OF THINKING

 

Sarah Hunter

Director of Global Public Policy, X – the moonshot factory

 

Chris Fall

Director of Science, US Department of Energy

 

Rafael Laguna de la Vera

Founding Director, SprinD German Agency for Breakthrough Innovations

 

Thierry Zomahoun

President and CEO, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

2.45 am

Coffee Break

3.15 am

WORKSHOP SESSION

MOONSHOT DESIGN

 

The Circle will be separated into four groups to simultaneously
ideate on how to apply moonshot thinking to specific real-world
challenges, led by four luminaries from science, business, policy
and society.

4.45 pm

Short Refreshment Break

5.00 pm

FINAL PLENARY

A summary of the workshop results and an open floor to share ideas
and address questions, moderated by Anousheh Ansari

 

CLOSING WORDS

Jürgen Mlynek on behalf of the Falling Walls Foundation

6.00 pm

FALLING WALLS WELCOME RECEPTION

for all guests of the FALLING WALLS CONFERENCE
Take our FALLING WALLS CIRCLE shuttle to the
Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin