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A society where everyone can live and move freely, safely and pollution-free. Including sustainable disruptive innovations related to:

  • Affordable and sustainable housing
  • Transportation and infrastructure
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Advanced materials for construction and transportation

MEET THE EXPERTS:

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Alireza Yaghoubi CTO

At the age of 21, Alireza Yaghoubi started his career as a materials scientist, developing applications for nanomaterials in green energy, high-performance ceramics and biomedical implants .  His scientific works have appeared on the front cover of leading journals such as those of Royal...
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Álvaro Urech Innovation Director

His professional career has taken him through different management positions in high technology fields like space, aeronautics, transport engineering and innovation. In these positions, his scientific background has helped him to follow organised procedures but always allowing for the necessary...
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Arndt Pechstein Managing Partner @ phi360 | Founder & Director @ Biomimicry Germany

Arndt Pechstein advises companies and organizations in adaptive leadership, resilient and learning networks, disruptive innovation, and a new digital mindset. Arndt is managing director of the innovation firm & academy phi360.eu and founder & director of the German think-tank for...
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Bernhard Bukovc Chairman, Postal Innovation Platform

He previously worked for the Austrian Post and served as the Director of Inter-company Pricing and Regulation at the International Post Corporation in Brussels for over five years. Bernhard is also an entrepreneur, who founded and manages Vinaficio, an e-marketplace for wine. Vinaficio connects...
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Caroline Pidcock Founder and CEO, PIDCOCK

Her genuine interest and experience in sustainable built environments has been developed and enhanced through her involvement in a wide range of professional, academic and other commitments. In addition to being sole director of her own architectural practice, she currently enjoys roles as Member...
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Chuck Brooks

Charles (Chuck) Brooks serves as the Vice President for Government Relations & Marketing for Sutherland Global Services. Chuck also serves as Chairman of CompTIA’s New and Emerging Technology Committee, and he serves as subject Matter Expert to The Homeland Defense and Security Information...
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Emilio D'Alessio Architect, Urban Critic, Sustainable Development Advisor

He was founder and President of Agenda 21 Italy, a network of 400+ cities engaged in local sustainability. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of ICLEI from 2004 to 2009. In 2012 he was nominated in the EU-URBACT Capitalisation Expert Group. He represents Local Authorities in the...
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