Special Talks from Internaiton startups & reseacheres
Startups from different countries equal a melting pot of big problem sets
MUST SEE! The Special talk from a high profile social entrepreneur from Philippines known as interviewed by President Obama. And also, one of the key features in biotech field from Silicon Valley.
USA, UK and Philippines experienced radical changes in 2016. Now how do the entrepreneurs in each country feel it is interesting topic. In this session, invited speakers from each country share problem sets they are trying to solve in sequence. By summing up all the talk, we may capture the fresh landscape of the world in 2017.
＜Special Talk 1＞
Dr. Simon Schultz
Reader in Neurotechnology and Director of the Centre for Neurotechnology at Imperial College London
Dr Simon Schultz, FIET FRSB, is Reader in Neurotechnology and Director of the Centre for Neurotechnology at Imperial College London, as well as Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford. His research group is interested in developing (and applying) photonic, electrophysiological and information technology to “reverse-engineer” the operating principles of cortical circuits, as well as to treat disorders resulting from dysfunctioning brain circuits (with a particular focus on neurodegenerative disorders). The Centre for Neurotechnology aims to spur novel interdisciplinary research at the interface between neuroscience and engineering, to develop and harness new technologies for understanding and treating brain disorders.
＜Special Talk 2＞
Mr. Raymond McCauley
Chair, Digital Biology
Raymond McCauley is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur working at the forefront of biotechnology. Raymond explores how applying technology to life ‘ biology, genetics, medicine, agriculture ‘ is affecting every one of us. He is known for using storytelling and down-to-earth examples to show how quickly these changes are happening, right now. Raymond is: Chair of the Biotech Track at Singularity University , a Silicon Valley think tank devoted to training leaders about exponential technologies.
＜Special Talk 3＞
Ms. Anna Skaya (Left)
Dr. Shan Zhao (Right)
Shan has a M.D. Ph.D. in Systems Pharmacology. He has also developed numerous mobile apps and has been programming for over 15 years. Shan is a huge Starwars fan, loves animal genetics, and cannot imagine his life without Nessie and Suffie, his two perfect black cats.
＜Special Talk 4＞
Ms. Aisa Mijeno
Co-Founder & CEO
Aisa Mijeno is a faculty member of Engineering and Innovation Labs Director at De La Salle University — Lipa. Being a member of Greenpeace PH, she has traveled many places promoting environmental campaigns. She also loves hiking which brought her to the majestic mountains of Kalinga where it all began. The product concept was formed after living with the natives of the Butbut tribe for days relying only on kerosene lamps to do evening chores.