World’s Leading Thinkers To Gather In Budapest

  • 21 May 2015 9:00 AM
World’s Leading Thinkers To Gather In Budapest
World-famous scientists and thinkers will gather in Budapest to discuss the impacts of technological innovation at the first-ever Brain Bar Budapest Festival on June 4-6. The event aims to explore fascinating questions about the future, with themes such as the future of cities, companies, education, health and innovation.

Topics include why there is no Silicon Valley in Europe, what an ideal school will look like in 2025, whether people will trust applications more than doctors and the role of the state following the new industrial revolution.

The list of speakers is topped by Niall Ferguson, history professor at Harvard, who will appear as a holographic projection, urban studies theorist Richard Florida, Unreasonable Institute founder Daniel Epstein, Sugata Mitra, professor of educational technology and Stanford University psychology professor Philip Zimbardo.

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