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Theme: eCulture 360° & wikinomics

This event occurred on
April 17, 2013
9:00am - 6:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)

New team, great experiences, 11 excellent international and regional speakers, a large scope of topics, great networking session.

A TEDx with the opportunity to meet Jacques Vallée, one of the founder of ARPANET, the first version of the Internet, as well as Alain Tuiciel biodynamic agriculture pioneer, Alex Cellier a musician playing vegetals, Florence Devouard the first woman to chair Wikimedia (operating Wikipedia), Jacopo Amistami a young co-leader of OpenHardware movement in Europe, in a building totally transformed for this unique event.

Haute école de gestion de Genève, Route de Drize 7
Carouge Geneva
Geneva, 1227
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Jacques Vallée

Simply one of the co-creator of the Internet (TCP/IP), as one of the project manager (principals) of Arpanet, and also venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. Will present his new work on impossible futures.

Florence Devouard

former Wikimedia Foundation chairwoman USA, co-leading the innovative WikiSkills EU project @ Institute.

Jacopo Amistami

social entrepreneur, co-incubator of OpenSourceEcology movement in Europe.

Alexandre Cellier

musician discovering musical instruments worldwide

David Jensen

David Jensen heads the Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding programme of the UN Environment Programme. His portfolio of work focuses on how natural resources contribute to conflict


Lecturer at University Bordeaux 3, will present Humanites And Technology, how eCulture changes academic structures

Guillaume Chenevière

former director of Swiss Television (romandie), co-founder of media & society ISO certification.

Edmée Fleury

Artist and trainer on creative and synergic vocals

Alain Tuiciel

Farmer, co-founder of Eco-Jardinage foundation, trainer in biodynamic agriculture

Jean-Philippe Trabichet

Doyen de la filière Informatique de Gestion, HESGE.

Organizing team


Grandvaux, Switzerland
  • Théo Bondolfi
    Curator and licensee
  • Jérémie Wenger
    Production coordinator
  • Natacha Schiochet
    Catering & reception
  • Benoit Emery
  • Miguel Alarcon
    Multitask designer
  • Jennah Kriebel
    Impossible missions
  • Alexandre Deedler
    Multimedia speakers support
  • Philip Chowney
    Speaker support
  • Julie Guex-Fabry
    Speakers support
  • Jean-Philippe Trabichet
    Global facilitator
  • Bernard Schaffer
    General Administration