Category: Sustainability/Environment

Portrait de Dominique Perrault

Dominique Perrault

Architecture/Urbanism, Culture/Society, Sustainability/Environment

“Groundscape, or the subterranean landscape“

Assia Garbinato

Artificial Intelligence, Culture/Society, Sustainability/Environment

“Leadership & Digital Technology Serving Ecological Transition”

Assia Garbinato, Head of Digital & Innovation at Romande Energie, Alumni Award 2023

Conference held on April 18th, 2024

Kim Stanley Robinson

Culture/Society, Sustainability/Environment

“Do we need a Ministry for the Future?”

Kim Stanley Robinson, writer of science fiction

Conference held on May 19th, 2022

John Doerr and Ryan Panchadsaram

Innovation, Sustainability/Environment

“Speed & Scale: A Plan for Confronting Climate Change Now”

John Doerr, chairman of Kleiner Perkins
Ryan Panchadsaram, advisor to the Chairman

Conference held on April 21st, 2022

Sonia Seneviratne


“State of the climate crisis: Conclusions from the last IPCC reports“

Sonia Seneviratne, climate scientist and Professor at ETH Zurich

Conference held on March 3rd, 2022

Rob Greenfield

Culture/Society, Sustainability/Environment

“Be the change.“

Rob Greenfield, activist and humanitarian

Conference held on May 19th, 2021

Andrea Wulf


“The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World“

Andrea Wulf, historian and author

Conference held on March 8th, 2021

Ed Winters

Life Sciences/Health, Sustainability/Environment

“The hidden costs of our food choices”

Ed Winters, co-founder and co-director of Surge

Conference held on December 16th, 2019

Giulia Galli

Computer Science, Sustainability/Environment

“Marveling at materials through in-silico lenses”

Giulia Galli, Liew Family professor of Electronic Structure and Simulations in the Pritzker School of  Molecular Engineering and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Chicago

Conference held on November 13th, 2019

Hiroshi Amano

Basic Sciences, Sustainability/Environment

“Gallium nitride (GaN) as a key material for establishing a sustainable society”

Hiroshi Amano, physicist, engineer and inventor

Conference held on October 14th, 2019