Schedule

TEDxEdges 2011

TEDxEdges gathers some 100 creative and active thinkers in Lisbon – from entrepreneurs to artists – and is all about: inspiring, discovering, generating and sharing ideas worth spreading in various areas, with the Tagus river as the background, debating revolutionary discoveries and breakthroughs under the theme: "Being Spiritual, Sustainable, Social and Super!".

The speakers for TEDxEdges are hand picked for their innovative thinking and acclaimed accomplishments. TEDxEdges talks never exceed 18 mins and they will be intervaled with short music performances and tech demos.

 08:15

Check-in

 09:15

Opening Session

Leonor Beleza Champalimaud Foundation's President -5

André Marquet & Mario Nzualo TEDxEdges - 10

 
09:25Musical moment: Saúde com Arte
Project: SAMP - 5
Being Spiritual

Presenter: André Marquet
 09:30 

Living Happy without Religion

Vasco Gaspar - Founder of ZorBuddha - 12
 09:45 

Are God and Darwin on Opposite Sides ?

Joshua Ruah - Jewish community -12
 10:00 

A Catholic Perspective on the evolution of Science

Father Peter StilwellCatholic community -12
 10:15 

Islam and the awakening of Science in Europe

Abdool Vakil - President of the Islamic Community of Lisbon - 12
 10:30 

Buddhism, Science and Reality

Jose Eduardo Reis - Buddhist community - 12
 10:45 

Ultra-Atheism - The Origins of Good, Evil, and God

David G. Santos - University of Beira Interior - 12

Coffee break11:00Networking for 30 minutes
Being Sustainable

Presenter: Pedro Rocha Vieira
 

11:30

 

Portugal's Entrepreneurial Transition

Dana T. Redford - University of California - 12
 

11:45

 

Strategic Resources and the Future

Luis Valença Pinto - General of Portuguese Armed Forces - 15
 12:05 

Unraveling Spam

Francisco Fonseca - AnubisNetworks - 18
 12:25 

Cooking Sustainably

Nuno Barros - Executive Chef of "1300 Taberna"  - 12
 12:40 

Education for the youth of the world

Naila von Mendelssohn - Tamera Solar Village - 18
 13:00 

Be Smart ! (Grid)

Luis Marçal - Smart Grids  - 15
Lunch13:20A typical menu has been arranged and will be served to all participants

15:00Musical moment: Pôr as Mãos na Música
Project: Fértil Associação Cultural - 10
Being Social

Presenter: Artur Arsénio
 15:20 

Drawing as a way of seeing

Ricardo Cabral - Illustrator - 15  
 15:40 

The mistake about citizenship

João Nogueira Santos - Citizens for Change - 12
 15:55 

Kick Ass or Get Lost

Ricardo Diniz - Co-Founder and President of the Portugal Ocean Race - 12
 16:10 

Strategies for collective evolution

Filipe Balestra - Founder of Urban Nouveau and Mentor of TISA - 18
 16:30 

The Power of I don't Know

Swami Mahalayananda - Natha, Spiritual School of Yoga of Portugal  - 12
 16:45 

As simple as a blog

José Cabral - Blog "O Alfaiate Lisboeta" - 12
Coffee break17:00Networking for 20 minutes

17:20Musical moment: Eletrónica cá da Terra
Project: Charanga - 10
Being Super
Presenter: Camilo Lourenço
 17:30 

 Drugs by accident

 Daniela Couto - CEO of Cell2b - 18
 17:50 

Bringing robots into people's lifes

Artur Arsénio - Instituto Superior Técnico - 15
 18:10 

Newton's Laws on the road: the crucial seconds

Ana Mourão - Instituto Superior Técnico - 12
 18:30 

The importance of useful mathematics

Jorge Buescu - Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon - 18
 18:50 

CVD - The Usual Suspects - New Tools to catch them

Marina do Vale - Fetus Vitae Founder - 12
 19:05 

The multiplying power of curiosity

João Lopes Marques - Author & Journalist - 18

19:25Bye bye TEDxEdges

 

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