Gather 2018 Speakers

Urban Planning & Society - Gather 2018

Hoa Ly

Founder of SHIM

Psychologist and entrepreneur, Hoa is the author of the world’s first doctoral dissertation on a smartphone app for psychological treatment to improve emotional well being.


Theme

Humans & Machines

Humans & Machines - Gather 2018

Tove Blomgren

Creative Director Doberman

Tove Blomgren has more than 15 years experience designing usable and delightful digital experiences. Designs, builds and launches game-changing digital products and services across industries.


Theme

Humans & Machines

Democracy & Power - Gather 2018

 Ed Boyden

Professor at MIT Media Lab

Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, leading the Synthetic Neurobiology Group, which develops tools for analysing and repairing complex biological systems such as the brain.


Theme

Humans & Machines

Urban Planning & Society - Gather 2018

Marcelo Coelho

Awarded Computation Designer

Computation designer working on objects, installations, and live experiences. Spanning a wide range of media, processes, and scales.



Theme

Urban Planning & Society

Humans & Machines - Gather 2018

Emma Frans

Researcher & Science Writer

Researcher at Karolinska Institutet and science writer for Svenska Dagbladet, providing critical thinking and a scientific approach in a meticulous and humorous way.


Theme

Media, Design & Creativity

Democracy & Power - Gather 2018

Emma Lundberg

Director of Cell Atlas

The interface of bioimaging and proteomics, her research aims to define the spatiotemporal organization of the human proteome at a subcellular level.


Theme

Humans & Machines

Urban Planning & Society - Gather 2018

Elin Aram

UX Designer

 UX designer – Dedicated to researching new digital behaviour and its impact on business, design and human relationships. 



Theme

Media, Design & Creativity

Humans & Machines - Gather 2018

Azmat Khan

Awarded Investigative Journalist

Reporting for FRONTLINE, The NYT Magazine, America Tonight and BuzzFeed's Investigations team has brought her to Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and other conflict zones. 

Theme

Democracy & Power

Democracy & Power - Gather 2018

Sepehr Mousavi

Sustainability Expert

Multidisciplinary planning, urban ecology, standardization as well as smart cities with focus on urban nexuses. He also serves as a Climate Change advisor to the United Nations.

Theme

Urban Planning & Society

Urban Planning & Society - Gather 2018

Mimi Onuoha

Artist & Researcher

The social results of data collection and computational categorisation, utilising code, writing, performance, and objects to explore missing data and how people are abstracted, represented, and classified.

Theme

Humans & Machines

Humans & Machines - Gather 2018

Jessikka Aro

Awarded Investigative Journalist

Russia, extremism and information warfare. In 2014 Ara became the target of a serious international propaganda and hate speech campaign after reporting about pro-Kremlin social media trolls. 

Theme

Media, Design & Creativity

Democracy & Power - Gather 2018

Helena Samsioe

CEO and Founder of GLOBHE

GLOBHE utilises drones and AI to create a better, more informed future. Collaborating with the UN, GLOBHE is transforming the way cutting edge technology is solving challenges around the world. 

Theme

Urban Planning & Society

Urban Planning & Society - Gather 2018

Daniel Akenine

Expert in Technology Impact

The social results of data collection and computational categorisation, utilising code, writing, performance, and objects to explore missing data and how people are abstracted, represented, and classified.

Theme

Humans & Machines

Humans & Machines - Gather 2018

Florence Toffa

Director Mobile Web Ghana

An advocate for corruption solving through civic engagement and new technology, as well as co-leading the pilot launch of the platform Klarity platform in Ghana. 


Theme

Money, Business & Transactions

Democracy & Power - Gather 2018

Karin Lycke

Design Thinker - Expedition Mondial

Conducting design research in various cultures and contexts with a focus on improving organisations, civic functions and eco-systems based on human needs and behaviours.

Theme

Democracy & Power

Urban Planning & Society - Gather 2018

Per Grankvist

Educationalist and Author

Per is a frequently hired lecturer, has been featured as a contemporary commentator in the two biggest morning shows SVT Gomorron and Tv4 Nyhetsmorgon and has written for papers such as Sydsvenskan, SvD and Veckans Affärer.

Theme

Democracy & Power

More Speakers to be announced.

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