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Madrid, Spain
April 3rd, 2013

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Francisco Polo
    Founder of and Spain Country Director, the world’s largest petition platform. On September 2010, he launched Actuable, what has been the fastest-growing platform ever with more than 2.5 million users in less than one year and a half. He coordinated a chapter of International Amnesty when he was 20 years old and was the leader of “Say No to cluster bombs” campaign in Spain. Francisco has been profiled as one of the 100 most relevant people of the year 2011 by El País
  • Luis Rubio
    Luis M. Rubio is Associate Professor at the Center for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He is principal investigator of a project to generate nitrogen-fixing cereal crops, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and a project focused on biological hydrogen production, funded by a Starting Grant from the European Research Council.

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Venue and Details

Telefonica Flagship Store
Calle Gran Via 28
Madrid, 28013

Event Type (what is this?) TEDxChange Simulcast (TEDxLive)

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Rafael Salazar
Madrid, Spain

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Javier Villarrubia
Madrid, Spain

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Ignacio Serna
Daniel Medina
Susana Larriba
Maria Perez
Virginia Durán
Luis González
Alberto Blanco
José Manuel Rodríguez
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