It is my great pleasure to invite you to TEDxSUMAS, an independently organized TED event happening on the 23rd of January 2021 from 13:00 CET to 19:00 CET.
TEDxSUMAS is an event part of the Ted Countdown, an initiative to champion solutions to the climate crisis. WE CAN CHANGE CLIMATE CHANGE.
TEDxSUMAS is being curated by Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) students and alumni.
It is part of the TED Countdown global initiative, aimed at accelerating solutions to the climate crisis, turning ideas into action. It is a movement open to everyone – and everyone has a vital role to play.
Our goal is to bring together bright minds to give talks that are climate-focused, on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration, and provoke conversations that matter.
The event will be accessible online for free.
13:00-13:50: What and who is sustainability for?
Ana Maria Montero
Jemilah - Music
13:50-14:40: Translating sustainability into action
Oscar di Montigny
is.a.wolf - Live drawing
14:40-15:40: Actors of change - examples of sustainable innovation
Laura-Maria Schobert - Positive psychology
15:40-16:20: Actors of change - transforming the fashion industry
Camelopard - Music
16:20-17:00: Actors of change - transforming the hospitality industry
17:00-18:00: Virtual Apéro
More information about our speakers:
Alessandro Armillotta - CEO and Co-founder "AWorld"
Amanda Ho - Co-Founder at Regenerative Travel
Ana Maria Montero - International TV, radio, and print journalist with 20 years of experience within the CNN family
Andre Harms - Professor at the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) - Founder, director, and lead engineer of Ecolution Consulting
Chris Jones - Expert in sustainable urbanism, landscape architect founder of Feeding Cities
Diana Körner - Sustainable Tourism Consultant at Itandc
Giulio Bonazzi - Chairman and CEO Aquafil Group
Gunter Pauli - Author of "The Blue Economy", entrepreneur and pedagogue
Javier Goyeneche - Founder and President of ECOALF
Juliet Kinsman - Sustainable luxury travel expert BOUTECO, sustainability editor, Condé Nast Traveller, founding editor Mr & Mrs. Smith
Merijn Everaarts - Founder of Dopper
Oscar Di Montigny - Spherical Economy concept, Author, Chief Innovation, Sustainability & Value Strategy Officer at Banca Mediolanum, Founder and President at BYE (BeYourEssence)
Stéphanie Bretonniere - Founder and CEO of WE IMPACT.WORLD, Host of Econology Podcast and Member of the Experts of the World Economic Forum
Svetlana Baurens - Founder and Managing Director of Impact Investing School, Co-Founder and President of Galileo International Impact Investing Centre, and Board Member of SIIA ( Swiss Impact Investment Association)
Silvia Vanni - Founder and CEO of ShareMyBag
Tom Bosschaert - Founder and Director of Except
Willy LeGrand - Author, Senior Partner at Audit Diagnostic Solutions Tourism (ADST), Verifier for the Pledge on Food Waste, and Professor of Hospitality Management
The focus will be on the Areas:
•Hospitality • Fashion • Cities, Communities and Tech • Agrifood • Lifestyle, Society, Nature
At the end of each session, you will be entertained by artists like Jemilah Music, Camelopard, i.am.wolf, and Laura Maria Schobert. They will spread music, art, and some positive psychology during a meditation break!
The event will be completely in English.
Once registered, you will receive a link to access the event (hosted on RunTheWorld) online a few days before TEDxSUMAS!