October 4th, 2011
About this event
The second edition of TEDxZurich took place in a studio at Swiss National TV (SRF) on October 4, 2011. 450 participants attended.
Again, three talks from TEDxZurich were «promoted» and featured on TED.com.
The product manager of Google Maps talked about The future of mapping
The Adventurer and Alpinist took us to some of the remotest spots on earth.
The Journalist explained why the agglomeration is the future of Switzerland.
Roman Gaus, Founder of Urbanfarmers, spoke about good food from the roof.
Christofer Hierold, Professor of Micro and Nano Systems at ETH Zurich will explain why micro sensors are the future’s guardian angels.
Economist Tobias Preis spoke about Econophysics.
Sex educationist Karin Stierlin presented a children’s game about AIDS.
Leadership coach Thomas Zweifel gave a talk about leadership through language.
Sebastian Wernicke proofed that every TED talk can be summarized in six words.
Matthias Lüfkens, Head of Digital Media at World Economic Forum in Davos, showed how world leaders use and abuse social media.
Eleanor Dobson, CERN fellow, talked about Daily Life in Extreme Science
Marco Tempest, magician and illusionist proved how Houdini can meet cutting-edge technology
Arzu Çöltekin, Senior Researcher at Department of Geography in University of Zurich, talked about A monkey appetite for science – why we need interdisciplinary scientists
Peter Schmid, senior lecturer at the Anthropological Institute, University of Zurich, asked: Is Australopithecus sediba the missing link?
The world famous drummer spoked and played, Exploring the distance between zero and one
Germanier, a former investment banker, now CEO of Zai Ski, talked about Value driven living
Neuroscientist Molly Crockett asked: Can pills change our morals?
Venue and Details
Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
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