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Monday 12.10.2020

TEDx University of Luxembourg

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Third TEDx event at the University of Luxembourg will be part of TED’s  COUNTDOWN  initiative and will happen as 5 online evening sessions with original talks and performances

Programme

Day 1: Monday, 12th October 2020 – 6:30PM – 8:00 PM – MOTIVATION NATURE

- Chris ANDERSON & Linday LEVIN: Introducing TEDx Countdown

- Johan ROCKSTRÖM: The state of the climate crisis today (TED Countdown)

- Performance by  Lee TRIFFON & Roy REGEV

Alexander METTERNICH : Motivating for Sustainability – a systemic approach

- Performance by  Karen HUMLE

Ognyan ‘Flame’ DARINOV : Understanding the environment through poetry

- Q&A session

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Day 2: Tuesday, 13th October 2020 – 6:30PM – 8:00PMENERGY TRANSPORT

- Chris ANDERSON & Linday LEVIN: Introducing TEDx Countdown

Tara MANCINI : Thinking Fluidly to Solve Problems

- Performance by  MAZ

Phil DALE : How rapidly can we move to 100% clean energy?

- Stephen WILKES: The photographer as climate witness (TED Countdown)

Jesal DOSHI : Em~POWER~ing a better planet for the lives we save

- Q&A session

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Day 3: Wednesday, 14th October 2020 – 6:30PM – 8:00PM NATURE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

- Chris ANDERSON & Linday LEVIN: Introducing TEDx Countdown

Anupam SENGUPTA : Why microbes are crucial in tackling the climate crisis

- Nic Balthazar: Sing for the Climate

Ariane KÖNIG : How you can help restore the foundation for life on Earth

- Performance by  Anasea

András KOZMA : How long could a building last?

- Q&A session

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Day 4: Thursday, 15th October 2020 – 6:30PM – 8:00PMFOOD TRANSPORT

- Chris ANDERSON & Linday LEVIN: Introducing TEDx Countdown

- Samyukta SIVASHANKAR: What is your part? (Winner of our Youth Writing Contest <12 years)

Rushank BARDOLIA : Sustainability is in your PALM

- Performance by  Jean MULLER

Rachel RECKINGER : How to design a truly sustainable food system in the context of climate change?

- Alok SHARMA, Miao WANG & special guests: The Race to Zero (TED Countdown)

Luca MACCHI + Frédéric BROCHIER : Eco-mobility and corporate gardens: two winning components to commit yourself to tackle the climate change (in French & English)

- Q&A session

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Day 5: Friday, 16th October 2020 – 6:30PM – 8:00PMFINANCE

- Chris ANDERSON & Linday LEVIN: Introducing TEDx Countdown

- Christie Anne BAGGENDORFF: Once Upon a Rainforest (Winner of our Youth Writing Contest >12 years)

- Dialogue with Stéphane PALLAGE about the Sustainability Strategy of the University of Luxembourg

- Performance by  Modestine EKETE

Varan PATHMANATHAN : Put your money where your heart is

- Olafur ELIASSON: An artist’s view (TED Countdown)

Jane WILKINSON : Financing the future we all wish to have

- Q&A session

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Grab a ticket here:  https://tinyurl.com/yybdt3gv