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Theme: Ever Expanding Circles

This event occurred on
November 23, 2013
9:00am - 8:00pm CET
(UTC +1hr)
Nantes, Pays de la Loire

About 100 people gathered for a whole day of exciting talks around the theme "Ever Expanding Circles". The day was divided in 3 sessions, each tackling a different topic :

Session 1 : Ever expanding sciences

Vincent Minier - Astrophysique, paradigmes d'invention et d'innovation
TED Video - Jack Andraka : A promising test for pancreatic cancer ... from a teenager
Adrien Leygue - Who needs a supercomputer ... When one has a drawing?
TED Video - Boaz Almog "levitates" a superconductor
Benoît Menu - Electron & octet : new close friends

Session 2 : A New Look at Education

Delphine Saurier & Florian De Bon : L'influence des écrans dans la salle de classe
TED video : Sugata Mitra's new experiments in self-teaching
Christine Evain & Chris de Marco - "Serious reading" and Gen Z : The Mary Poppins strategy
TED video : Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?
Olivier Crouzet - Peer learning : another path to education

Session 3 : Information for everyone

Anthony Hamelle - How do you go from lawyer to advertiser? You don't...
TED video - Neil Turok: 2008 TED Prize wish: An African Einstein
Ian Ardouin-Fumat - How I learned to stop worrying and love big brother
Stefan Knerr - Why handwriting is not obsolete
Frédéric Grellier - What's the sense ?

Ecole Centrale de Nantes
Ecole Centrale de Nantes
1, rue de la Noë
Nantes, Pays de la Loire, 44321
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Organizing team


Nantes, France
  • Guillaume Huwart
  • Pierre Robard
  • Alexis Arrica
  • Maël Yang-Bourguignon
  • Abdel Benkassmi
  • Olivier Chaslot
    Sponsorship and Inviting