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Theme: Swell People and Ideas. Beyond University

Girona, Spain
May 24th, 2013

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About this event

The current economic downturn in our regional community has led us to search and find people with ideas to overcome difficulties. We think that our duty is also to spread those ideas as much as possible and to provide examples of success counteracting society's negative perception. Society must know the role of our University - to lead, catalyze and accompany social, economic and event political leaders – and it must be acknowledged and known. Universities (and researchers) occupy the top reputation spots here in Spain and are still a source of trust - perhaps the main one yet. In the second edition of TEDxUdG, thus, we will host university-related academics, staff and students who are actively involved, in some way, with fighting difficulties and creating jobs, setting up projects, becoming more international, and providing innovative education which can look to the future.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Mariàngela Vilallonga
    Professor, Latin Language.
  • Mateu Sbert
    Professor, Information Technology. Entrepreneur.
  • Jordi Feu
    Professor, Pedagogy.
  • Sílvia Simon
    Professor, Physical Chemistry. Science Communicator
  • Jesús Garcia
    Professor, microbiology. Entrepreneur.
  • Pere Condom
    Director, Science and Technology Park, UdG
  • Marc Font
  • Enric Sucarrats
    Food in Education
  • Rafael Garcia
    Professor, Robotics. Entrepreneur.
  • Josep Lluís De La Rosa
    Professor, Artificial Intelligence. Entrepreneur.
  • David Grau
    Sports Service, UdG Director
  • Javier Garcia
    Theoretical Physics, Professor. Innovative Musician.
  • Joaquim Majó
    Tourism, Professor. IT and Innovation in Touristic Services.

Venue and Details

Parc Científic i Tecnològic de la UdG
Girona, 17003
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Event Type (what is this?) University

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Miquel Duran
Girona, Spain

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Meius Ferrès
Executive Secretary
Ingrid Aznar
Information Supervisor
Cristina Valentí
New media
Isabel Coronado
Local engagement
Anna Ferrero
Global engagement
Marta Puig
Public Relations
Josep M. Fonalleras
Co-Host and Idea Stormer
Francesc Ten
Floater and Publisher