Falling Walls Lab Turku 2014 on Monday 11th August – Welcome!

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The Lab is a platform for excellent academics, entrepreneurs and professionals from all disciplines who get the opportunity to present their research work, business model or innovative project or idea with peers and a distinguished jury from academia and business. Each participant has 3 minutes time on stage! Falling Walls Lab is an excellent possibility for young, talented researchers to network and meet people from significant research institutes and also open up international career paths.

Falling Walls Lab Turku is open for public. Welcome to cheer for young talents and learn about the latest innovations. 

The Falling Walls Lab is a non-profit series of scientific conferences, which aims at building and fostering interdisciplinary connections between young researchers; apart from their own travel costs, participants will not be charged. The Falling Walls Lab Turku is a cooperation between the Falling Walls Foundation, the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University.

Programme

11:00 Opening Words
11:15 Partner Greetings
11:30 Introduction of the Jury
11:45 7 presentations
12:30 Lunch in Hus Lindman
13:45 6 presentations
14:30 Coffee and Jury meeting
15:15 Award Ceremony
15:30 Press
16:00 Farewell Reception in Wine restaurant E. Ekblom

Jury Members

Lea Sistonen, Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, Åbo Akademi University
Alf Rehn, Professor of Organization and Management, Åbo Akademi University
Jean-Luc Lehners, Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
Susanna Paasonen, Professor of Media Studies, University of Turku
Anne Kovalainen, Academy Professor of School of Economics, University of Turku
Timo Soikkanen, Professor of Contemporary History, University of Turku
Mika Marjalaakso, CEO, Oak Ventures

List of Participants and Order of Presentation

1st Section 11:45–12:30

1. Fanimeh Farahnakian, University of Turku
Breaking the Wall of Impossibility

2. Mika Hämäläinen, University of Turku
Breaking the Wall of Sports and Video Games

3. Eric Malmi, Aalto University
Breaking the Wall of Family Trees

4. Siri Tähtinen, University of Helsinki
Breaking the Wall of Cancer Therapies

5. Olga Kuvaldina, Stockholm University
Breaking the Wall of the Parenting Trap

6. Ken Dooley, Aalto University
Breaking the Wall of Corporate Systemic Innovation

7. Waseem Rehmat, University of Jyväskylä
Breaking the Wall of How We Make a Phone Call

2nd Section 13:45–14:30

8. Veli-Matti Karhulahti, University of Turku
Breaking the Wall of Videogames as Games

9. Vilja Siitonen, University Of Turku
Breaking the Wall Between the Serious Diseases and Us

10. Pranshu Sahgal, University of Turku
Breaking the Wall of Cancer Cure

11. Reddy Emani Maheswara, Turku Center for Biotechnology, University of Turku
Breaking the Wall of Stem cells – future therapies

12. Elena Ivanova, Mental Health Research Center of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Breaking the Wall of Aim of Humor

13. Hilja Roivainen, University of Turku
Breaking the Wall of Utopian Landscape Painting 

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