Welcome to the Falling Walls Livestream 2018

Here you will be able to watch the entire conference programme on 8/9 November 2018. Stay tuned!


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Programme overview:

8 November – Falling Walls Venture + Lab



9.00am–6.00pm FALLING WALLS LAB

9 November – Falling Walls Conference

9.20 am – Session One

LEILA TAKAYAMA , University of California, Santa Cruz, Human-Robot-Interaction

STEVE EVANS , University of Cambridge, Industrial Sustainability 

PAOLA ARLOTTA , Harvard University, Neuroscience & Stem Cells   

BRIAN BEHLENDORF , Hyperledger, Blockchain  


11.20 am – Session Two  

VEENA SAHAJWALLA , UNSW Australia, Advanced Recycling 

KEVIN ESVELT , MIT Media Lab, Genetic Engineering  

DANIELA SCHILLER , Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Memory Reconsolidation 

2.00 pm – Session Three

GERARDO CEBALLOS , Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Biodiversity

STEFANIA MILAN , University of Amsterdam, Bid Data Politics 

JAN ZIELONKA , University of Oxford, Future of Democracy
ONUR GÜNTÜRKÜN , Ruhr University Bochum, Biopsychology  

4.45 pm – Session Four

AVI LOEB , Harvard University, Space Exploration
NICOLA SPALDIN , ETH Zurich, Materials Science
BERNHARD SCHÖLKOPF , Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Artificial Intelligence 
TERRY HUGHES , ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Coral Reef Ecology 



Falling Walls Lab - Thursday, 8 November

Starting at 09.00 am


For the order of presentations for 2018 please click here!

For the Falling Walls Lab programme 2018 please click here.

You will be able to vote for the Audience Award 2018 after the end of session 3. 


Falling Walls Venture - Thursday, 8 November

Starting at 09.00 am


For the order of presentations at Falling Walls Venture click here.


Falling Walls Conference - Friday, 9 November

Starting at 9.00 am