Past Genève Event: VOL 15

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VOL 15

November 30, 2017
@ Impact Hub Geneva

Pechakucha nights are back in Geneva! We looking forward to welcoming you for an enjoyable evening with djs, drinks and presentations from Geneva's melting pot! More details to follow!

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Do it yourself

BY MARCEL MÜHLESTEIN
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Do it yourself: Amusez-vous dans l'espace urbain, pique-niquez, dansez, organisez des projections de films, jouez au golf, trouvez les idées les plus décalées ! C'est ce dont nous parlera Marcel, qui est à l'origine des pique-niques urbains, de la Guinguette mobile, des cinés guérillas, d'un moving drive-in (une Volvo de 1962 transformée en cabine de projection) etc..

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Language of flowers

BY BÉRÉNICE K.
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Beyond the fleeting and at time swallow beauty of western bouquets, flowers have been the pluriversal language of peace, love and healing. From politics to art, through medicine and meditation, flowers are everywhere and yet often fail to really be seen. Here is an invitation to a worldy conversatzion with them.

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Dragon, the HeroRAT

BY ANNE BOUCHIER
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

I will present the story of Dragon, one of our HeroRAT, as we nickname them. The reasons why the rats are a cost-efficient, reliable and local detection technology; how we train them and the impact our innovation has on vulnerable populations.

In our foundation, we develop and research Detection Rat Technology for humanitarian purposes : We train giant african rats to safely detect both landmines and tuberculosis in South-East Asia and Africa, thanks to their amazing sense of smell.

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Pousse-Pouce, une autre façon de voyager

BY FLORIAN PARINI
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Pousse-pouce est une association genevoise qui promeut la pratique de l'auto-stop et du voyage alternatif. Elle organise divers événements dont notamment une compétition d'auto-stop depuis Genève qui a vu sa première édition voir le jour les 8&9 avril 2017 et fut un vrai succès avec plus de 120 participants !

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Afrodyssée Marché International des Tendances Africaines

BY PÉRINNE & VINCENT
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Afrodyssée est un espace de tendance et de création centré tout autour des tendances africaines contemporaines. Leurs événements sont variés, avec de la musique, des defilés de modes ou encore des débats, workshops et conférences.

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Perfection is in the essence - the DNA of Chantal & Max Experience Agency

BY CHANTAL&MAX
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Perfection is in the essence - the DNA of Chantal & Max Experience Agency

Avec l’arrivée massive des Millenials sur le marché, l’adage “Fill your life with experiences, not things” résume parfaitement les attentes actuelles dans le secteur du tourisme. En plus d’une forme de retour aux sources, des expériences atypiques et personnalisées autour du local et de l’interaction humaine permettent de présenter un visage peu connu mais moderne de notre belle région lémanique!

 

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Cultural and Social Sustainability

BY DAN STEIN
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

When we hear about sustainability, we often think of energy, waste, transport, themes focused on economy and environment, . 
We are living in a world with more and more migration. A world becoming more interconnected and global. Does anyone really desire living in a place with walled off communities? We need to be paying more attention to creating communities that are culturally and socially sustainable. Can we make our diversity a community resource that builds strength and resilience, rather than fear?

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Change from Within - The Power of Intrapreneurship

BY GIB BULLOCH
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Today, over half of the largest economies in the world are global businesses - controlled by the few, while impacting the many. Business has the power to change the world. Gib Bulloch asks: what if we, as individuals, had the power to change the world of business?

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An Impact Hub in Geneva

BY KRISTA KAUFMANN
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

Krista Kaufman tells a beautiful story about how the Impact Hub came to life in Geneva. 

Bérénice K.
Flower Designer, Studio iQeBe
Gib Bulloch
Writer, Speaker, Consultant, Self-employed in Geneva
Marcel Mühlestein
Urban Picnic in Geneva
Krista Kaufmann
Community Catalyst, Impact Hub Geneva - Lausanne in Geneva