Sharing Knowledge Conference

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80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor (CERN)

80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

CERN

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Description

Our 12th Conference will be held at The Globe of Science and Innovation – CERN, Geneva, from June 7th to June 8th 2019. We are honored to announce that CERN Director General Fabiola Gianotti will be opening the conference. The SKF Award will be presented during the opening ceremony of the conference to Lionel Zinsou, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Benin, President of Terra Nova and Founder of SouthBridge, for his tireless commitment to the values of the Sharing Knowledge Foundation.

The 2019 Sharing Knowledge Conference at CERN, Geneva will invite top scientists, innovators, business and government leaders to actively reflect on the interconnection between Science, Innovation, Peace and Sustainable Development. We will also introduce young science and tech leaders who address the great challenges of development in Africa and the Middle East through cutting edge science, innovation and « out of the lab » projects.

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Participants
  • ABIOLA AJALA
  • Adil Daoumer
  • Afton Beutler
  • Ahmed Bassalat
  • Albert Barseghyan
  • Alessandra Carminati
  • Amalia Ballarino
  • Ana Katia Figueiredo Hartmann
  • ANISSA LARDJANE
  • Ann Lindsay
  • Annette Chysmelle Akpedje ADANMENOU
  • Astria Fataki
  • Awatif Belymam
  • Becky Parker
  • Beth deBeer
  • Camila Ríos Armas
  • Chantal Pacteau
  • Charlotte Jamieson
  • Claudia Marcelloni
  • Colette Lewiner
  • Daniel Dobos
  • David Reed
  • David Robert
  • Diane Grobet
  • Donia Assi
  • Driss Benchekroun
  • Edouard Musy
  • Einar Bjorgo
  • Elena Benedetto
  • Elisabeth GNANSIA
  • Fadi Alshalabi
  • Fairouz Malek
  • Foteini Karampela
  • Francette Pacteau
  • Francois PIUZZI
  • Frederick Bordry
  • Frédéric Feve
  • Frédéric Guinot
  • Genevieve Guinot
  • Giora Mikenberg
  • Giovanni Anelli
  • GLORIA FATAKI
  • Guy Mettan
  • Hanadi IBRAHIM
  • Henry Marty-Gauquié
  • Hiba Al Halaby
  • Ian Cooke
  • Ido Nahari
  • Ines Knapper
  • Ingrid Wuenning Tschol
  • Jamil Ismail
  • John Ellis
  • Jonas Comte
  • Jonas Moses
  • Julia Double
  • Julie Gerber
  • Klaus Schönenberger
  • Koami Soulemane Hayibo
  • Konstantinos Lanaras
  • Krzysztof Adam Szczurek
  • Leslie Eusebe
  • Lionel Zinsou-Derlin
  • Maame Efua Essel
  • Maher Maymoun
  • Manjit Dosanjh
  • Maria Mercedes Ellis
  • Marie DENIZET
  • Markus Nordberg
  • Martha Sofia Rivero Velez
  • martin gastal
  • Martina Salini
  • Michel Spiro
  • Mirko Saam
  • Narcisse Mavoha
  • Nciri Mejdi
  • Noel Haynes
  • Olivier de Fresnoye
  • Opha Pauline Dube
  • Oula Abu-Amsha
  • Patrick Fassnacht
  • Peter Jenni
  • Petya Georgieva
  • Pier Blattner
  • Pierre Ruetschi
  • Pierre Yves MOULIERE
  • PRINCE ESSEL
  • Quinn Liu
  • Rachel Avramidou
  • Rachid Mazini
  • Radia SIA
  • Rajaâ Cherkaoui El Moursli
  • Regina Agyare
  • Reina Coromoto Camacho Toro
  • Richard Osei Bonsu
  • Richard Sadoune
  • Robert Klapisch
  • Robert O Riordan
  • Roger Cashmore
  • Roger Cattaneo
  • Sandra Carmignani
  • Simona Kriva
  • Sophie Marie Figueiredo Hartmann
  • Sophie Robert-Velut
  • Spyro Metaxas
  • Tatiana Sokoloff
  • Tianheng Zhao
  • Ulrike Steinhorst
  • Verena Ringler
  • Veronica Peretti
  • Veronique Fassnacht
  • Victor Masumba
  • Vincent Chetail
  • Xenia Rivkin
  • Yared Kifle Tadesse
  • Zaid Alhaj Kaddour
    • 13:45 14:30
      Registration 45m 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      CERN

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    • 14:30 16:00
      Opening session 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      CERN

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      • 14:30
        Welcome address 10m
        Speaker: Dr Fabiola Gianotti (CERN)
      • 14:40
        Welcome address 10m
        Speakers: Prof. John Ellis, Dr Robert Klapisch (Sharing Knowledge Foundation)
      • 14:50
        SKF Award Ceremony 25m
        Speakers: John Ellis, Mr Lionel Zinsou (SouthBridge Group)
      • 15:15
        Keynote Address 30m
        Speaker: Mr Lionel Zinsou
    • 16:00 16:30
      Coffee break 30m 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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    • 16:30 17:45
      Session 1: Introductory Round Table: Contextualizing Migrations: the European migrant crisis, brain- drain and brain-gain 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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      Convener: Mr Pierre Ruetschi (Independent Journalist and Columnist)
      • 16:30
        Talk 12m
        Speaker: Prof. Vincent Chetail (Global Migration Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)
      • 16:42
        Talk 12m
        Speaker: Dr Hanadi Ibrahim (University Simon Fraser in Canada, member of the Refugee Scholars Network)
      • 16:54
        Talk 12m
        Speaker: Dr Oula Abu-Amsha (Jesuit Worldwide Learning)
      • 17:06
        Talk 12m
        Speaker: Mr David Robert (SINGA)
      • 17:20
        Q&A 25m
    • 17:45 19:30
      Session 2: Harnessing Science and Innovation for Development 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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      Convener: Mr Jonas Moses (Sharing Knowledge Foundation)
      • 17:45
        Keynote Address 25m
        Speaker: Dr Klaus Schönenberger (EssentialTech Center, Technology Innovation for Development and Humanitarian Action, EPFL)
      • 18:10
        Startup Pitching and Networking Session 5m
        Speaker: Mr Jonas Moses (Sharing Knowledge Foundation)
      • 18:15
        Pitch 1 5m

        ENERGY BIO FOODS recovers organic waste to produce biogas with cogeneration equipment that ensures the simultaneous production of heat for cooking and electricity for lighting providing isolated communities with autonomous energy solutions.

        Speaker: Ms Chysmelle Adanmenou (ENERGY BIO Foods)
      • 18:20
        Pitch 2 5m

        SUNBOX provides clean and affordable electricity to off-grid, low income consumers in Africa combining flexible, affordable and innovative asset based financing business model enabling lease-2-own of mobile solar solutions.

        Speaker: Mr Ajala Abiola (SUNBOX)
      • 18:25
        Pitch 3 5m

        ECONEXUS provides innovative clean energy solutions in Africa with the focus on energy recovery from waste using environmentally compatible technologies. Using climatesmart technologies, EcoNexus Ventures converts waste streams into customized environmentally friendly resources.

        Speaker: Mr Prince Essel (ECONEXUS)
      • 18:30
        Pitch 4 5m

        FARM CONNECT provides small scale farmers with wind turbine and solar pumps to ensure continuous farming activities even in the dry season, also increasing market access for farmers.

        Speaker: Mr Victor Masumba (FARM CONNECT)
      • 18:35
        Pitch 5 5m

        SOLAR PIEZOCLEAN tackles the significant energy output loss of solar panels due to dust and airborne particules with a waterless self-cleaning technology.

        Speaker: Mr Maher Maymoun (SOLAR PIEZOCLEAN)
      • 18:40
        Pitch 6 5m

        UNIR Universités et Réfugié(e)s supports refugees and asylum seekers in the resumption of their studies and French language learning.

        Speaker: Ms Camila Rios Armas (UNIRUniversités et Réfugié(e)s)
      • 18:45
        Pitch 7 5m

        KONEXIO Empowerment and connection through digital learning. Bridging the digital divide through innovation and community collaboration.

        Speaker: Mr Adil Daoumer (KONEXIO)
      • 18:50
        Pitch 8 5m

        NIUVERSITY educational system that caters for the differences of learners and their speed of learning and that can reach anyone wherever s/he is.

        Speaker: Dr Fadi Alshalabi (NIUVERSITY)
      • 18:55
        Pitch 9 5m

        ECHOPEN Low cost echostethoscope

        Speaker: Mr Olivier De Fresnoye (ECHOPEN)
      • 19:00
        Pitch 10 5m

        IMPACT PHOTONICS Multispectral imaging by LEDs

        Speaker: Mr Mejdi Nciri (IMPACT PHOTONICS)
      • 19:05
        Pitch 11 5m

        Open flexure Microscope, 3D printed microscope with a webcam

        Speaker: Mr Tianheng Zhao (University of Cambridge)
      • 19:10
        Pitch 12 5m

        Fiber optics sensor systems for irrigation is a research project to develop a system for optimized irrigation and use of pesticides, based on Fiber optics technologies.

        Speaker: Ms Hiba Al Halaby (University of Sannio)
      • 19:15
        Pitch 13 5m
        Speaker: Mr Soulemane Hayibo (Energy Generation)
    • 19:30 21:00
      Welcome Dinner Cocktail at Globe 1h 30m 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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  • Saturday, 8 June
    • 09:00 10:40
      Session 3: Achieving Gender Equality in STEM 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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      Convener: Mrs Astria Fataki (Energy Generation)
      • 09:00
        Keynote Address 20m
        Speaker: Prof. Rajaa Cherkaoui El Moursli (Université Mohammed V)
      • 09:20
        Talk 12m
        Speaker: Dr Genevieve Guinot (CERN)
      • 09:32
        Talk 12m
        Speaker: Mrs Regina Honu (Soronko Academy)
      • 09:44
        Talk 12m
        Speaker: Dr Colette Lewiner (COWIN)
      • 09:56
        Talk 12m
        Speaker: Dr Ingrid Wünning Tschol (Robert Bosch Foundation)
      • 10:10
        Q&A 30m
    • 10:40 11:10
      Coffee break 30m 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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    • 11:10 12:30
      Session 4: Defending an Open Access to Technology 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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      Convener: Mr Guy Mettan (Club de la Presse)
      • 11:10
        Cancelled 15m
        Speaker: TBC
      • 11:25
        From Open Science to Open Innovation - case: Ideasquare@CERN 15m
        Speaker: Dr Markus Nordberg (CERN)
      • 11:40
        Open Access by examples - Focus on medical applications 20m
        Speakers: Dr François Piuzzi (Commission Physique sans frontières), Mr Mejdi Nciri (IMPACT PHOTONICS), Mr Olivier De Fresnoye (ECHOPEN), Mr Tianheng Zhao (University of Cambridge)
      • 12:00
        Q&A 30m
    • 12:30 14:20
      Lunch 1h 50m Cafeteria Restaurant 1

      Cafeteria Restaurant 1

      CERN

    • 14:20 16:00
      Session 5: CERN is an innovation hub: knowledge sharing for the benefits of society 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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      Convener: Dr Frederick Bordry (CERN)
    • 16:00 16:30
      Coffee break 30m 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

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    • 16:30 18:45
      CERN Guided Tour: LHC Large Magnet Facility, IdeaSquare and ALICE Experiment 2h 15m 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      CERN

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    • 20:15 22:45
      Conference Reception (on personal invitation only), departure from CERN @ 19h30 2h 30m

      Meeting at 19h30 in front of the CERN Hostel, stop at CERN Reception

    • 20:30 20:45
      Conclusions of conference 15m 80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      80/1-001 - Globe of Science and Innovation - 1st Floor

      CERN

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      Speaker: Patrick Fassnacht (CERN)