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Programme overview:

8 November – Falling Walls Finals

9.00 am – 6.30 pm FALLING WALLS ENGAGE

9.00 am – 6.30 pm FALLING WALLS LAB

9.00 am – 6.30 pm FALLING WALLS VENTURE

9 November – Falling Walls Conference

9.30 am – Session One

IVAN KRASTEV, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Making Sense of the World, 1989 – 2019 – 2029

FAITH OSIER, Heidelberg University Hospital, Malaria Immunology

MARK POST, Maastricht University, Cultured Meat  

BRIAN BEHLENDORF, Hyperledger, Blockchain  

MEREDITH WHITTAKER, New York University, AI in Society

11.20 am – Session Two  

ANTJE BOETIUS, Helmholtz Center of Marine and Polar Research, Polar Exploration

GREGOIRE COURTINE & JOCELYNE BLOCH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne/
Lausanne University Hospital, Neuroprosthetics 

DIXON CHIBANDA, University of Zimbabwe, Global Mental Health

DABO GUAN, Tsinghua University, Climate Change Economics

2.15 pm – Session Three

SAMI HASSADIN, Technical University of Munich, Robotics and Machine Learning

SEGENET KELEMU, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Insects and Food Security

CHRIS MONROE, University of Maryland, Quantum Computing

SHOSHANA ZUBOFF, Harvard Business School, Surveillance Capitalism 

4.45 pm – Session Four

TANIA BRUGUERA, Hannah Arendt International Institute of Artivism, Art and Social Change

SHEP DOELEMAN, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Black Hole Imaging

SANG YUP LEE, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Bioengineering

MARYANNE WOLF, University of California, Los Angeles, Neuroscience of Reading



In the meantime take a look at last year's events...


Falling Walls Conference – Saturday, 09 November

Starting at 8.55 am















Falling Walls Lab – Friday, 08 November

Starting at 09.00 am














Falling Walls Venture – Friday, 08 November

Starting at 09.00 am