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Theme: Pioneering Ideas

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April 26, 2024
Madrid, Madrid

Join us at TEDxUCM for a transformative day of storytelling, innovation, and discovery under the banner of this year’s theme: "Pioneering Ideas." This event promises to unfold a series of talks that challenge the conventional, spotlight emerging trends, and explore solutions to critical global issues.

Salón de actos de la Facultad de Comercio y Turismo
Avenida de Filipinas, 3, Chamberí
Madrid, Madrid, 28003
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Carlos Gómez

Negotiation Skills
Carlos is an expert in Negotiation, Sales and Communication Skills. Based in Spain, he is an Economist with wide Commercial Experience all over the World. He is a Negotiation Trainer, Consultant, Mediator and Advisor. He developed highly effective new ways in Skills Training and Consulting. Obviously, he specialized in Negotiation Skills Training and Consulting, and being a client-centric, sales driven leader, now he is a recognized authority in areas such as Negotiation, Mediation, Sales, Communication, Leadership, Managing Conflict and Team Performance. After more than 30 years of international commercial experience he founded CVPVLA, to channel this knowledge through consulting and training programs. Many executives all over the World have already attended their tailor-made skills workshops globally.

Edu Riera

Edu Riera argues that the Spanish university works terribly and that this is evident. For this reason, he decided to launch Zrive, an education and professional guidance platform that has the mission of improving equal opportunities in Spain. Many sleepless nights, but the joys it brings him almost daily he would not change for anything in the world.

Elena Betés

Ed Tech
Elena Betés has the ambition to have a relevant impact on EDUCATION, promoting a fair and inclusive system, providing tools to scale the potential of new generations and incorporating a fundamental lifelong learning mentality to adapt humanity to the exponential technological impact.

Pablo Fernández González

Pablo Fernández is Founder and CEO of Clidrive, the leading artificial intelligence car financing platform that connects car owners with financial institutions to access financial consumer bank loans using their car as collateral. A former student of the Complutense University and Harvard, he worked for BCG and was Executive Vice President of Banco Santander in the United States. In addition, he has 6 Guineess Swimming Records.

Yzan Pérez

Communicator residing in Holland. Gabriel García Márquez Foundation Award for independent journalism. Founder of Vanguard Group (2023) and a personal brand with 30 million visits generated. Expertise in human communication, business virality and corporate public image.

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Madrid, Spain