Life & Society

Urban Data Challenge at Lift13

Sylvie Reinhard, Jan. 17, 2013
We are delighted to announce that the Urban Data Challenge, a open data hackathon between the Cities of San Francisco, Geneva and Zurich will be launched at Lift13! This visualization competition of… Read more

Interview with Gudrun Pétursdóttir

Aurelia Weber, Jan. 4, 2013
Please meet our second speaker for the session "Democracy in Distress – Re-engineering Participation": Gudrun Pétursdóttir is Director of the Institute for Sustainability and… Read more

Lift13 Participant Profile: Urs Bucher, KPMG AG

Aurelia Weber, Nov. 26, 2012
Who are you? A curious guy! I spent most of my business life in IT and online. Worked for Microsoft back in the days; led sales & marketing at Namics , was responsible for KPMG Europe’s… Read more

Lift13 Speaker Maximilian Stern on Collaborative Democracy

Sylvie Reinhard, Nov. 19, 2012
We are glad to announce Maximilian Stern , co-founder of foraus , the think-tank on Swiss foreign policy, as speaker for our "Future Democracy" session. Here is what Max will talk about:… Read more

Interview with Rachel Armstrong, living systems architect

Aurelia Weber, Oct. 31, 2012
We are happy to introduce you to Rachel Armstrong , Senior Lecturer in Research & Enterprise at the University of Greenwich and TED fellow since 2009, who will be speaking at Lift13 in the… Read more

Interview with Abhijit Bhaduri, Chief Learning Officer WIPRO

Sylvie Reinhard, Oct. 23, 2012
Please meet Abhijit Bhaduri, our latest addition to the list of fantastic Lift13 speakers! Who are you and what do you do? I am the Chief Learning Officer of Wipro Ltd . I help the organization… Read more

FREITAG Book by Lift13 Speaker Daniel Freitag

Magaly Mathys, Sep. 26, 2012
We can’t wait to welcome Daniel Freitag at Lift13 to hear his thoughts in the session “The Agile Enterprise: Rethinking what it means to manage”. The book “FREITAG – out… Read more

Lift13 Speed Dating Program, in collaboration with the W.I.R.E.

Magaly Mathys, Sep. 25, 2012
Meet interesting, new people in a fun way at Lift13: This year we will collaborate with the fine folks at W.I.R.E to offer you WARP speed dating sessions! This innovative format consists of 7-minute… Read more

New lift13 speaker: meet Justin Pickard

Magaly Mathys, Sep. 11, 2012
Following Justin's intriguing Lift12 workshop contribution, we decided to invite him back to Lift13. In the noise and pollution session, Justin will offer us an insight into the advent of "… Read more

New lift13 speaker: Venkatesh Rao

Magaly Mathys, Sep. 7, 2012
At Lift13, Venkatesh will stimulate our thinking on Resilience and Resistance. As an independent researcher, consultant and writer with over a decade of experience in corporate, academic and startup… Read more

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