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Theme: Open Knowledge, Connectivity and Innovation

Caracas, Venezuela
March 10th, 2012

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About this event

We brought together, in one day, 18 venezuelans from all over the world to present in 18 min (or less) their ideas and their recent work. Ideas related to new research, new products, new learning-teaching approaches, new social relations, but all innovation. There were people from science, from IT, from social science and from music.

Confirmed Speakers

  • William Nazareth
    Mathematician, entrepreneur, CEO Maxcom
  • Guido D Núñez-Mujica
    Computational Biologist, Chief Sciece Officer at LavaAmp In., Entrepreneur, TED fellow. Inventor of an small, low-cost device that can enable DNA diagnosis
  • Carlota Pérez
    Professor of Technology and Development at the Technological University of Tallinn, Estonia, Research associate at CFAP/CERF, Cambridge Finance, Judge Business School and Visiting Scholar at the Faculty of Economics, both at Cambridge University, U.K. and Honorary Professor at SPRU, Science and Technology Policy Research, School of Business, Management and Economics, University of Sussex, U.K.
  • Elí Bravo
    Writer, Radio and TV Presenter, Journalist
  • María Guinand
    educadora, promotora cultural, directora coral y de orquesta venezolana
  • Miguel Modestino
    PhD Student. Univesity of California,Berkeley. Fuel Cell Expert
  • Augusta Modestino
    Bioengineering PhD student. University of California at San Diego
  • Sergio Díaz
    professor at Universidad Simon Bolivar. Especialista en equipos rotativos. Asesor grupos estudiantiles de ASME y SAE
  • Ivan De la Vega
    Su trabajo de investigación se centra en la Cienciametría, haciendo énfasis en el talento humano en ciencia, tecnología e innovación, su movilidad, migración y desempeño. Otro foco de atención, es el diseño y evaluación de políticas públicas en ciencia, tecnología e innovación. También, la innovación tecnológica y la relación entre ciencia, tecnología y sociedad
  • Daniel Loreto
    Technology entrepreneur based in New York City and part of Julpan Senior Management. His passion is creating products and technology driven by data. Social data, real-time data, local data, visual data, structured data, mobile data, ...
  • Leo Blanco
    He is a pianist who has mastered the bebop lexicon while also paying homage to the rhythms of his nation's folk music
  • Octavio Rodríguez
    Emprendedor, innovador y activista a favor del movimiento del software libre, es ingeniero en computación. Fundador de Coral Vision
  • Izaskun Petralanda
    profesora bioética UCV, investigadora, consultora
  • Gustavo Reyes
    Director de la Academia Wayra de Venezuela
  • Alejandro Haiek Coll
    Cofundador y Director de LAB.PRO.FAB
  • Maritza Guaderrama
    Design Research, UX Research, Interaction Desing, Prototyping, Innovation Process
  • Elías Puente
    Associate Partner IBM
  • Simón Parisca
    Emprendedor Social

Venue and Details

Universidad Simón Bolívar
Complejo de Auditorios, Valle de Sartenejas
Universidad Simon Bolivar
Caracas, 1080A
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William Colmenares
Caracas, Venezuela

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