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Theme: À Flor da Pele / Nerves on Edge

Oporto, Portugal
March 8th, 2014

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About this event

The theme of this year’s event will be “À Flor da Pele” and roughly means “Nerves on edge”. It is an idiomatic expression that are impossible to translate from Portuguese into English.
It doesn’t mean “skin deep”, quite the opposite. It has to do with strong emotions and visceral feelings. Anything that makes one feel on the edge will most likely be very deep rather than skin deep. We are looking for themes such as economics, (in the sense that countries like Portugal, Spain, Iceland and Egypt are/have been on the brink of collapse); social entrepreneurship; the individual (love, fear, strong emotions, anything that distinguishes us or brings us closer), technology, environment, sustainability, sports, among others.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Ana Silva
  • José Soares
  • José António Pinto
    aka 'Chalana'
  • Rodrigo Meneses
  • Francisca Guimarães
  • Jorge Moutinho
  • Sónia Fernandes
  • Pedro Medeiros
  • Manuel Foraz
  • Henrique Cymerman
  • Thomas Bakk
  • Hugo Silva
  • Steve Grand
  • Vanessa Rodrigues
  • Fra Biancoshock
  • André Lourenço
  • Ana Aragão
  • Gustavo Costa
  • Maria Palha
  • Hugo Reis
  • Ana Campos
  • Manuel Pinto Coelho
  • Margarida Pinto Correia
  • Emanuel Ferreira
  • Bombeiro "António"
  • Pedro Teiga

Venue and Details

Cinema Batalha
Praça Batalha
Oporto, 4000-101

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Norberto Amaral
Porto, Portugal

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Pedro Geraldes Santos
Porto, Portugal

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