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Theme: Positive Disruption

Skolkovo, Moscow, Russian Federation
April 3rd, 2013

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About this event

Live Broadcasting of TEDxChange 2013 - TEDx event co-organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and TED. Convened by Melinda French Gates and hosted by Chris Anderson, TEDxChange will focus on issues surrounding global health and development. There also will be some local speakers at TEDxSkolkovoChange.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Nickolay Kononov
    Editor-in-chief at Hopes & Fears website – a storyteller for Russia's Internet generation looking to start their own businesses. He graduated from the Faculty of Journalism (Lomonosov Moscow State University), worked as a reporter for Izvestia and Capital Evening. He wrote about business being a Senior Correspondent for the Expert Magazine and then worked for the Russian Forbes for seven years. Author of ‘God Without a Car. 20 Mad Men That Made Business In Russia From Scratch’ (The book was in Short list of the "NOS" Literary Prize 2012) and ‘Code of Pavel Durov. The Real Story of VKontakte and Its creator’.
  • Peter Fedichev
    Peter Fedichev, Ph.D. is Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Quantum Pharmaceuticals. Peter is a former assistant professor at the Institute for Theoretical Physics (Innsbruck University, Austria). He is the author with over 40 scientific papers. Dr. Fedichev earned his Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam. He worked at the FOM Institute for Molecular and Atomic Physics in Amsterdam and the Institute for Molecular Physics at Kurchatov Institute (Russian Research Center, Moscow, Russia).

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Venue and Details

Skolkovo Technopark (Ural Business Center)
Сколково, ул. Новая, 100
100 Novaya st., Skokovo
Skolkovo, Moscow, 143025
Russian Federation
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Event Type (what is this?) TEDxChange Simulcast (TEDxLive)

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Organizer 181635

Andrey Egorov
Moscow, Russian Federation

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Organizer 143239

Maria Privalova
Moscow, Russian Federation

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