1-3 JUNE 2017 - BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
DESIGNING YOUR BODY
How technology transforms anatomy?
Lucy McRae Body Architect
HOW TO KEEP THE NEWS REAL?
Intimate stories from around the world
On the Spot Award-winning documentarists
Brain Bar Future Jobs
Explore the most exciting professions of the coming decade! Score an interview with your prospective company! Start a conversation with the mentor of your dreams at Brain Bar Budapest! Details coming soon…
The hidden system behind everything
Albert-László Barabási Rockstar of network science
ENERGY BY THE SEA?
Making ocean waves the ultimate source of electric power
Inna Braverman Co-Founder of Eco Wave Power
THE IDEALISM DECEPTION
Why is it useful to think as a realist?
Stephen M. Walt Professor of Harvard University
Do you know the land where the lemon trees bloom?
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Are fashionistas destroying the environment?
Ista Boszhard Co-founder of TextileLab Amsterdam
WILL THE BANKS SURVIVE?
Blockchain, bitcoin and the future of money
Márk Hetényi Deputy CEO of MKB Bank
Using big data to boost competitiveness
Christopher Mattheisen CEO of Magyar Telekom
WHAT IF THE INTERNET IS NOT A HUMAN RIGHT?
The misuses of tech-egalitarianism
Steve Fuller Author of Humanity 2.0
How the move from 'Televison' to 'Total Video' is transforming our lives
Zoltán Várdy TV and Digital Pioneer
FARMING ON MARS?
Explore your menu from 2117
Karin Kloosterman Mars farmer
DAVID FEAT. GOLIATH
What large corporations can teach startup companies
Jody Kochansky Head of Software Development, BlackRock
PREDICTING HUMAN BEHAVIOR
How to make psychology the basis of government decisions?
Owain Service Managing Director of Behavioural Insights
HOW MAPS MAKE US
Geography and power in the 21st century
Robert D. Kaplan Senior Fellow at Center for a New American Security
THE FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES
Machine Intelligence at Google
Greg Corrado Principal Scientist of Google
ARE WE ALONE?
The timeless quest to find extraterrestrial life
Carol Cleland Professor of Astrobiology
UNDERSTANDING FUTURE CUSTOMERS
How consumer data shapes innovation in mobility
Larissa Huisgen Explorer of customer needs at BMW Group
HOW TO BUILD A DIGITAL NATION?
Stories from the Estonian startup fairytale
Toomas Hendrik Ilves Former President of Estonia
ESCAPE FROM THE CITY
Cabin Porn and the future of loneliness
Steven Leckart Co-author of Cabin Porn
HAPPINESS WITHOUT IMPACT
Meet the man who leaves no ecological footprint
Colin Beavan No Impact Man
DO ROBOTS HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR?
Meet the girl who creates the stupidest machines on Earth
Simone Giertz Queen of Shitty Robots
Can artificial intelligence be our new lover?
Gabriel Hallevy Author of When Robots Kill
WHAT IF GMO IS ACTUALLY GOOD?
The surprising benefits of genetically engineered food
Pamela Ronald Geneticist and coauthor of Tomorrow’s Table
WILL JULES VERNE SAVE CAPITALISM?
Sci-fi prototyping as product development
Ari Popper Founder and CEO at SciFutures
BRAIN BAR FUTURE CITIES
What does globalization mean for mid-size cities?
How do cities prepare for the future of jobs via automation and the gig economy?
How should we think about safety, surveillance and diverse communities in the urban future?
Details coming soon...
Roger Scruton Philosopher
Ilona Lénárd & Kas Oosterhuis Founders of ONL
Anne Stenros Chief Design Officer of Helsinki
Péter Pozsár Co-founder of Hello Wood
Shir Halpern Founder of the Tel Aviv Farmers Market
Boyd Cohen Urban strategist
David Kaspar Leader of the Prague Creative Center
Lőrinc Barabás Composer and jazz trumpet player
Is immortality possible?
The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization
Stephen Cave Director of the Centre for the Future of Intelligence
THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL
Trends and secrets from the airline industry
József Váradi Founder and CEO of WizzAir
SAILING THE DIGITAL SEAS
Morality and piracy in the 21st century
Peter Sunde Co-founder of Pirate Bay
BCCH-uSchool Entrepreneurship Club/ Finals
There is no age limit for disruptive ideas. Startups, Corporations and Venture Capital came together to teach high-school students how to turn their ideas into world changing innovation projects. Come and see the result!
OPERATION NO COMPROMISE
Sea Shepherd and the quest to save the oceans
Peter Hammarstedt Director of Operations at Sea Shepherd
IS THERE A GLOBAL WAR COMING?
Peace and violence in the next decade
George Friedman Founder of Geopolitical Futures
THE DIET MYTH
What if modern fitness is a lie?
Tim Spector Author of The Diet Myth
BEYOND ALL BOUNDARIES
Redefining success in sports and business
Shane Tusup Badass of swimming
THE FUTURE OF DINING
Plant bones and other oddities on your plate
Marije Vogelzang Founder of the Dutch Institute of Food&Design
WILL WE EVER TRAVEL IN TIME?
A physicist's guide to human imagination
James Beacham Physicist at CERN
INEVITABLE: 12 TRENDS THAT SHAPE OUR FUTURE
A personal journey with the founder of WIRED
Kevin Kelly Legend of futurism
BLASTOFF 2017 - CENTRAL EAST EUROPEAN STARTUP COMPETITION
Where the best startups will be given the chance to pitch their idea or project to the top venture capitalists and representatives of the European tech sector.
INSECTS FOR BREAKFAST?
A tasty revolution to fight climate change
Megan Miller Co-founder of Bitty Foods
THE FUTURE OF BRANDING
Making mass products cool and loveable for Generation Z
Ákos Takács Head of marketing at Red Bull Hungary
THE MISFIT ECONOMY
Learning creativity from gangsters and pirates
Alexa Clay Author of The Misfit Economy
THE NEW CULTURE OF BUSINESS
How to reinvent a stucked corporation?
Lord Michael Hastings Global Head of Citizenship for KPMG International
THE CALL OF UTOPIA
How false hopes and too much optimism are endangering our future
Roger Scruton Philosopher
THE TROUBLE WITH BEES
Why our modern life depends on beehives, and how to save them now
Hannah Nordhaus Author of 'The Beekeper's Lament'
A ROBO FRIEND FOR ALL?
Building humanoid buddies in your garage
Tomotaka Takahashi Founder and CEO of Robo Garage
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