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Lift13 workshop selection revealed

Melanie Ducret, Nov. 20, 2012
The workshop selection process ended last week. We had a tough job selecting amongst so many high quality submissions. Thank you everyone for your time and energy. At Lift13, 20 workshops will take… 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

Volunteer at Lift13!

Melanie Ducret, Nov. 13, 2012
Are you an inquisitive team player with a passion for innovation? Are you enthusiastic about being an insider and making Lift13 a unique experience? Are you english-speaking, outgoing, hard-working… Read more

Start-up night @ Lift13: TV partner confirmed

Melanie Ducret, Nov. 9, 2012
Great news: Nouvo the digital innovation program of Radio Télévision Suisse (Swiss TV) will cover the Venture Night at Lift13! We also realized that 2 weeks was really too short, so we extended the… Read more

MailChimp is supporting Lift13

Sylvie Reinhard, Nov. 5, 2012
Mailchimp already supports great creative innovation events like Startup Weekend , the international Creative Morning series or UX week . We are proud to be part of the club! In case you didn't… 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

Start-up call now open!

Melanie Ducret, Oct. 30, 2012
Your start-up is a success story? Lift, Alp ICT , CTI start-up , OSEC and the Geneva Promotion Economique have teamed up to promote entrepreneurship at Lift. For a chance to tell your story to Lift… Read more

Lift13 Participant Profile: Anna Jobin, researcher EPFL

Aurelia Weber, Oct. 29, 2012
Who are you ? I am a genuine analytic mind with a big heart, curious by design, sociologist by degree, digital humanist by academic affiliation, innovation-focused by accident, strategist by… Read more

Lift13 Worskhop submissions closing next Tuesday

Melanie Ducret, Oct. 25, 2012
Submissions are closing at midnight on Tuesday 30 October At Lift Conference, a big part of the program is lead by the community. You make the propositions, we review them and select those to include… Read more

Lift13 Participant Profile: Novella Bellonia, Community Manager

Aurelia Weber, Oct. 24, 2012
Who are you? My studies in sociology led me to intern positions with the Swiss Government and Swiss Railway. But as time went by, I started thinking about what I would really enjoy doing. The web… 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

Lift13 Participant Profile: Olivier Crochat, CEO at Fibrelac

Magaly Mathys, Oct. 9, 2012
Who are you ? Active in telecommunications and new technologies for quite a few years now. I have been involved in many projects and start-ups, from launching a country-wide telecom operator to… Read more

Lift13 Participant Profile: James Devine, Electrical Engineer at CERN

Magaly Mathys, Oct. 5, 2012
Who are you ? I'm a full time Electrical Engineer at CERN. I spend my days designing and installing power supplies and infrastructure (from 230V to 18,000V) to support our physics programme,… Read more

Lift13 Participant Profile: Matthias Luefkens, Social Media Architect at Burson Marsteller

Magaly Mathys, Oct. 1, 2012
Who are you ? I see myself as a ‘Social Media Architect’; not only building social media presence but creating and designing social media campaigns that go beyond the number of fans but… 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: Caroline Drucker, Country Manager Etsy Germany

Magaly Mathys, Sep. 20, 2012
We are delighted to welcome Caroline Drucker to our lineup of Lift13 speakers. In an interview given to the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute , Caroline tells us about how Etsy contributes to Reinventing… 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

New Lift13 Speaker: Konstantina Zoehrer

Magaly Mathys, Sep. 3, 2012
We are happy to announce Konstantina Zoehrer, a young entrepreneur from Athens as a speaker for Lift13. Konstantina is a social innovation activist, co-founder of the social enterprise Loft2Work… Read more

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