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Agenda

1-3 JUNE 2017 - BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

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    DESIGNING YOUR BODY

    How technology transforms anatomy?

    Lucy McRae Body Architect

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    HOW TO KEEP THE NEWS REAL?

    Intimate stories from around the world

    On the Spot Award-winning documentarists

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    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…

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    Real Giana Brothers

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    NETWORKED!

    The hidden system behind everything

    Albert-László Barabási Rockstar of network science

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    ENERGY BY THE SEA?

    Making ocean waves the ultimate source of electric power

    Inna Braverman Co-Founder of Eco Wave Power

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    THE IDEALISM DECEPTION

    Why is it useful to think as a realist?

    Stephen M. Walt Professor of Harvard University

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    Do you know the land where the lemon trees bloom?

    Do you know the land where the lemon trees bloom?

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    BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

    Are fashionistas destroying the environment?

    Ista Boszhard Co-founder of TextileLab Amsterdam

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    WILL THE BANKS SURVIVE?

    Blockchain, bitcoin and the future of money

    Márk Hetényi Deputy CEO of MKB Bank

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    TRACKING PERFORMANCE

    Using big data to boost competitiveness

    Christopher Mattheisen CEO of Magyar Telekom

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    WHAT IF THE INTERNET IS NOT A HUMAN RIGHT?

    The misuses of tech-egalitarianism

    Steve Fuller Author of Humanity 2.0

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    REDEFINING TV

    How the move from 'Televison' to 'Total Video' is transforming our lives

    Zoltán Várdy TV and Digital Pioneer

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    FARMING ON MARS?

    Explore your menu from 2117

    Karin Kloosterman Mars farmer

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    DAVID FEAT. GOLIATH

    What large corporations can teach startup companies

    Jody Kochansky Head of Software Development, BlackRock

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    PREDICTING HUMAN BEHAVIOR

    How to make psychology the basis of government decisions?

    Owain Service Managing Director of Behavioural Insights

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    HOW MAPS MAKE US

    Geography and power in the 21st century

    Robert D. Kaplan Senior Fellow at Center for a New American Security

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    Freelusion

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    THE FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES

    Machine Intelligence at Google

    Greg Corrado Principal Scientist of Google

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    ARE WE ALONE?

    The timeless quest to find extraterrestrial life

    Carol Cleland Professor of Astrobiology

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    UNDERSTANDING FUTURE CUSTOMERS

    How consumer data shapes innovation in mobility

    Larissa Huisgen Explorer of customer needs at BMW Group

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    BIRTH CONTROL FOR EARTH?

    Being a parent in the age of overpopulation

    Travis Rieder Bioethicist

    Slomó Köves Leading rabbi of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation

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    HOW TO BUILD A DIGITAL NATION?

    Stories from the Estonian startup fairytale

    Toomas Hendrik Ilves Former President of Estonia

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    ESCAPE FROM THE CITY

    Cabin Porn and the future of loneliness

    Steven Leckart Co-author of Cabin Porn

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    HAPPINESS WITHOUT IMPACT

    Meet the man who leaves no ecological footprint

    Colin Beavan No Impact Man

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    DO ROBOTS HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR?

    Meet the girl who creates the stupidest machines on Earth

    Simone Giertz Queen of Shitty Robots

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    THE WAR AGAINST BRAIN DRAIN

    What young entrepreneurs really want from governments

    Rocio Fonseca Executive director of Start-up Chile

    Ralf Güldenzopf Head of Political Communication, KAS

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    ARTIFICIAL SEX

    Can artificial intelligence be our new lover?

    Gabriel Hallevy Author of When Robots Kill

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    WHAT IF GMO IS ACTUALLY GOOD?

    The surprising benefits of genetically engineered food

    Pamela Ronald Geneticist and coauthor of Tomorrow’s Table

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    WILL JULES VERNE SAVE CAPITALISM?

    Sci-fi prototyping as product development

    Ari Popper Founder and CEO at SciFutures

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    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

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    Lőrinc Barabás Composer and jazz trumpet player

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    Is immortality possible?

    The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization

    Stephen Cave Director of the Centre for the Future of Intelligence

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    THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL

    Trends and secrets from the airline industry

    József Váradi Founder and CEO of WizzAir

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    SAILING THE DIGITAL SEAS

    Morality and piracy in the 21st century

    Peter Sunde Co-founder of Pirate Bay

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    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!

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    OPERATION NO COMPROMISE

    Sea Shepherd and the quest to save the oceans

    Peter Hammarstedt Director of Operations at Sea Shepherd

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    IS THERE A GLOBAL WAR COMING?

    Peace and violence in the next decade

    George Friedman Founder of Geopolitical Futures

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    SEX AND DATA

    Intimacy, childbirth and menopause in the 21st century

    Mona Chalabi Data Editor of The Guardian

    Mae Ryan Show Developer at The New York Times

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    THE DIET MYTH

    What if modern fitness is a lie?

    Tim Spector Author of The Diet Myth

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    Deadly Colours

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    BEYOND ALL BOUNDARIES

    Redefining success in sports and business

    Shane Tusup Badass of swimming

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    THE FUTURE OF DINING

    Plant bones and other oddities on your plate

    Marije Vogelzang Founder of the Dutch Institute of Food&Design

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    WILL WE EVER TRAVEL IN TIME?

    A physicist's guide to human imagination

    James Beacham Physicist at CERN

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    INEVITABLE: 12 TRENDS THAT SHAPE OUR FUTURE

    A personal journey with the founder of WIRED

    Kevin Kelly Legend of futurism

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    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.

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    INSECTS FOR BREAKFAST?

    A tasty revolution to fight climate change

    Megan Miller Co-founder of Bitty Foods

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    THE FUTURE OF BRANDING

    Making mass products cool and loveable for Generation Z

    Ákos Takács Head of marketing at Red Bull Hungary

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    THE MISFIT ECONOMY

    Learning creativity from gangsters and pirates

    Alexa Clay Author of The Misfit Economy

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    THE NEW CULTURE OF BUSINESS

    How to reinvent a stucked corporation?

    Lord Michael Hastings Global Head of Citizenship for KPMG International

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    THE CALL OF UTOPIA

    How false hopes and too much optimism are endangering our future

    Roger Scruton Philosopher

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    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'

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    THE FUTURE OF PARENTING

    How to raise your kids in the 21st century

    Kevin Zollman Guru of game theory

    Pamela Druckerman Author of Bringing Up Bébé

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    A ROBO FRIEND FOR ALL?

    Building humanoid buddies in your garage

    Tomotaka Takahashi Founder and CEO of Robo Garage

Organizers reserve the right to make changes to the programme
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