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Theme: Ne varietatem timeamus

This event occurred on
March 23, 2013
10:00am - 6:00pm EET
(UTC +2hrs)
Sofia, 22

This year we will talk about diversity in all forms. Our goal is to show how diversity can make our world a better place and make each one of us a better person. Speakers will come from professors, students, alumni and friends of New Bulgarian University.

Университетски театър, НБУ
21 Montevideo
21 Montevideo
Sofia, 22, 1618
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Andreas Beckmann

Andreas Beckmann has been living and working in the Danube-Carpathian region since 1991. He came to WWF in 2001 to lead the organisation's efforts to engage with and prepare for the accession of Central and Eastern European countries to the European Union. Prior to WWF, he led development and communications for the Environmental Partnership foundations in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. He holds degrees in history, political science and international relations from Stanford University and Swarthmore College as well as a WWF certificate in conservation leadership.

Justine Toms

Justine Toms is a Bulgarian entrepreneur, leading expert in online media, marketing and PR. She is the founder and director of the web agency ABC Design&Communication Group and of the online media group Az media. She also teaches in New Bulgarian University and is the author of eight books.

Kuzman Iliev

Kuzman Iliev is a TV reporter and host. He has a Bachelor degree in political science and Master’s degree in Public policy at New Bulgarian University. He has developed knowledge and skills in the popular Bulgarian economic media as a columnist for the economic and political analysis.

Antoniya Kondova

Antonia Kondova is studing Fashion and PR at New Bulgarian University.

Lyubov Kostova

Country Manager of British Council in Bulgaria, and also the global manager of FameLab International on behalf of the British Council. With a background in communications and marketing, she helped launch FameLab outside the UK in 2007, and expand the network to 20 countries by 2012.

Kiril Mitov

He is leading projects in the field of information technologies and education. He is spending most his time on software development, education and entrepreneurship. One of the popular projects he has started with Ekaterina Anachkova is school of robotics "Robopartans".

Krassimir Dobrev

He has a mission. What he is aiming for is to connect both - the online and the offline worlds all together. Krassimir is a social media enthusiast and a PR savvy. He is currently helping people and businesses discover how to best use social media.

Nabih Zbidi

Nabih Zbidi is from Mahdia, Tunisia. He is currently in Bulgaria for his Masters degree.

Boicho Kokinov

He received his PhD at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia. He is an Associate Professor in Cognitive Science and Computer Science at the New Bulgarian University and the Director of the Central and East European Center for Cognitive Science. He has been the main organizer of the series of the Annual Summer Schools in Cognitive Science since 1994.

Stefan Chernev

He was born in the city of Sofia in Bulgaria in the early 1980s as a child of both grunge and democracy. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration and is nearing completion of his Master's degree in Directing for Film and Television. His first film, PIECE OF THE RAINBOW, has already won several awards.

Yanko Tsvetkov

Is a freelance graphic designer and a visual artist. He is known as alphadesigner, a pseudonym that usually makes people think what he does is really important. Author of the Mapping Stereotypes project.

Rossen Mihailov

Professional dancer, teacher at NBU and choreographer.

Organizing team


Sofia/bulgaria, Bulgaria
  • Bobby Petrov
  • Sabina Panayotova
  • Tsvetan Ignatovski
  • Verginiya Yancheva
  • Dessislava Dankova