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Theme: Taking Dreams Seriously

Recife, Brazil
June 8th, 2013

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About this event

TEDxUFPE is about Taking Dreams Seriously. And we believe the best way to do that is to Learn By Doing, Teach By Being and Change By Dreaming.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Luciano Meira
    Luciano is PhD in Mathematical Education at the University of California, with a master's degree in Cognitive Psychology at UFPE and was graduated in Pedagogy at the Faculdade de Filosofia do Recife.
  • Irton Silva
    Irton studies Pedagogy at UFPE and, for four years now, he leads a musical experience that has been changing the lives of many young people with total or partial deafness in Recife, through an innovative metodology for teaching music to the unhearing.
  • Emiliano Abad
    Design undergraduate at UFPE, and also an interaction designer and entrepreneur. He is founder of the National Network of Entrepreneur Undergraduates (Rede Nacional de Universitários Empreendedores), co-founder of the startups AgendaRecife.com and Eventick and leader of the Interaction Design Association - Recife (IxDA), He is Coordinator of the Interaction South America 2013 conference, he organized one edition of the Startup Weekend Recife and he is also mentor at the Startup Mentoring,
  • Leniée Campos
    Coordinates MAIS: Manifestações de Arte Integradas à Saúde (Manifestations of Art and Health Integrated). With almost 6 years of existence, MAIS aims to bring artistic and cultural activities to patients, assistants and workers at the Hospital das Clinicas at UFPE, as a way to complement the treatment and rehabilitation of patients and humanizing health assistance.
  • Roberto de Paula
    Roberto is an aviator, graduated by the Brazilian Air Force, and now, as a civilian pilot he has an experience of 4500 flight hours and an old passion for mechanics, electronics and astronomy. He grew up in the middle of the Electronics boom and, at age 14, he built his first rocket. Today he teaches about aerospacial technology through Bandeirante, a private company which produces educational rockets
  • Clarice Freire
    Member of Comunidade dos Viventes, which created Projeto Vincular. By believing in social transformation through emotional bonds, the Project has assisted over 600 people, aiming to "give color to all that seems gray."
  • Breno Lacet
    Member of love.fútbol, a social organization which strengthens and mobilizes low income communities through the passion for soccer, by building simple and safe spaces for people to play the sport.
  • André Neves
    Graduated in Design, with master's and doctoral degrees in Computer Science. At the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, he teaches Digital Artifacts Design, specially the segment of Digital Games.
  • Henrique Foresti
    Colaborator at the Plataforma Robótica Livre and develops projects in partnership with many institutions, regarding educational robotics, land robots, untripulated flying vehicles and telemetry platforms.
  • Filipe Calegario
    Graduated, and has a master's degree in Computer Science at UFPE. He is a researcher and member of the research group MusTIC, which studies new forms of musical expression. With interactive and experimental projects, he has exhibited and was awarded many prizes in national and international events. Former lead singer at the band Faringes da Paixão, now he invests his time in combining computer science and art.

Venue and Details

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Jornalista Anibal Fernandes Avenue, no number - Cidade Universitária
Recife, 50810-000
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Victor Maristane
Recife, Brazil

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