UNebrija
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Theme: Limitless

October 1, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Madrid, Madrid
Spain
This event is invite-only.

En el espíritu de "ideas que vale la pena difundir", TEDxUNebrija es un evento local, auto-organizado que une a la gente para compartir una experiencia similar a TED. El proyecto es llevado a cabo por estudiantes y profesores de la Universidad Nebrija.
Este año la conferencia se plantea bajo el tema Limitless, que propone explorar a la humanidad como una sociedad que siempre ha buscado superarse, avanzando conjuntamente y superando obstáculos. Queremos demostrarle al mundo que no hay límites para la imaginación. Las pequeñas ideas son el inicio, el motor para los grandes cambios.
Comienza tu experiencia Limitless. Participa en la conversación y únete.

In the spirit of "Ideas Worth Spreading", TEDxUNebrija is a local, self-organized event that unites people to share a TED-like experience. The project is carried out by students and professors of Nebrija University.
This year the conference is presented under the theme Limitless. We seek to explore humanity as a society that has always sought its own limits and has always managed to overcome them. We want to show the world that there are no limits to our imagination. Small ideas are just the beginning, what ignites big changes.
Go ahead and live the Limitless experience. Be part of this global TEDx event.

Universidad Nebrija
27 Santa Cruz de Marcenado
Madrid, Madrid, 28015
Spain
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Speakers

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Ángel Gómez

Air Force Colonel + Analyst
Integrator of knowledge and disciplines. Colonel in the Air Force, has been chief of cooperation of the Joint Cyberdefense Command and a Spanish representative at NATO's Cybersecurity Cooperation Center of Excellence. Author of "Mundo Orwell. Manual de supervivencia para un mundo hiperconectado" (in Spanish), March 2019.

Elena Postigo

Philosopher + Bioetician
She has been assistant to Bioethics at the Gemelli in Rome, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Navarra and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Bioethics at the CEU San Pablo University in Madrid. She is currently an assistant professor of Anthropology and Bioethics at the Francisco de Vitoria University in Madrid. In addition, she is a guest lecturer in several official Masters of Bioethics in Spain. Her research is based on transhumanism, human and bioethical improvement, with special reference to human nature.

Jaime de Jaraíz

Businessman + Environmental activist
He tudied at the Complutense University of Madrid, majored in Labor Law from the Universidad San Pablo CEU, and did a Master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Houston and another in Management General at IESE Business School. He started at Philips in the television section, until it received the offer from LG to lead the company in the Spanish territory. Inside LG, he has driven the Smart Green challenge, which commits the company to save at least 55,000 tons of CO2 per year, as well as an equality program, encouraging recruitment regardless of gender.

Miguel Oliveros

Artist + PhD-Professor
Plastic and interdisciplinary artist. Professor in Nebrija University (Madrid). Doctor "cum laude" in Fine Arts by UCM, with bachelor's studies in Media Art, History and Master of Research in Art and Technology. He has conducted exhibitions, festivals and workshops, collaborating with private companies, public institutions and other artists, with the result of different presentations and technological work. Co-founder and vice president of the research organization group in art, science and technology, Space Interactional Experience.

Monica Rucki

Entrepreneur
E-commerce entrepreneur passionate about unlocking Africa's potential. Bachelor of Applied Science, Integrated Engineering program at the Universtiy of British Columbia. Se lived in Accra, Ghana volunteering on an Engineers Without Borders overseas placement with the local partner organisation the Kumasi Institute of Technology and the Environment (KITE). She worked on a rural electrification program to provide women's groups with energy services for agro-processing. She has been Head of Finance and Operations at Zalora and Lazada Group. Since 2015, she has been working at Google in London, first as Head of Strategy & Operations, later and to this date as Product Manager.

Sara Andrés

Paralympic Athlete + Teacher
"I'd rather have no feet and know where I'm going, than. to have them and to be lost" Her whole life has been devoted to sport, going through karate, tennis and hypica. But his life changed in 2011, after an accident in which she lost both her feet. However, that didn't stop her. She began his career as an track and fiel athlete in the 400 and 200 meters. Precisely in the 400 meters she obtained a fifth place and a diploma at the last Paralympic Games in Rio. And her achievements don't stay there, she also hung up two bronzes at the London 2017 Paralympic Athletics World Cup.

Stephan Ower

Consultant and Researcher
Stephan started his career as a professional poker player, where he already harnessed Big Data Software to play 12-16 highstakes no-limit cashgame tables simultaneously. After 6 years Stephan decided to follow the methodology of a consulting firm, with a focus on business transformation. That way he already changed the work dynamics of more than 1000 people. Stephan is part of the development of an in-house smart workplace analytics tool and researches the implementation of AI. Currently he is involved in co-creating a Smart Campus for a university in Germany, together with a famous German research institute.

Taig Mac Carthy

Entrepreneur + Writer
Taig Mac Carthy is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and musician born in 1990 in the Basque Country. He created his first successful startup at age 23, a service for young people to get their driver’s license in an affordable and fast way. He also created a Non-profit with the goal of sharing the artistic talent of kids with disabilities in the city of San Sebastian, a startup that in three years became the fastest growing winery of the century thanks to the wave of media coverage and the Hola Plate, a patented non-invasive weight management aid that helps people control their weight by absorbing the grease in their food. Taig is also the writer of two business-related books: The Walrus Method (2016), and more recently Where Is The Dinosaur? (2019).

Organizing team

Rodrigo
Díaz

Madrid, Spain
Organizer

Naya
Tsoroni

Madrid, Spain
Co-organizer