2nd March 2013Location
Madinat Jumeirah Theatre
For the 4th year now, we are gathering a selection of diverse topics by some of the world’s most fascinating people.
From the discovers of the controversial Antimatter particle, to the journalist investigating the deadly Opium Brides phenomenon in Afghanistan, BOLDtalks will challenge you to put the presented topics in your own personal context and understand what they mean to you. All talks are followed by interactive Q&A sessions.
Dr. Ellis, Maxwell Professor of theoretical physics at King's College London and Guest Professor at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), joins the BOLDtalks 2013 platform to explain the significance of the particle recently discovered at CERN (thought to be the long-sought Higgs ...Read More
Dr. Zink, Director of the Institute for Mummies and the Iceman in Bolzano, Italy, is currently spearheading the research on the recently discovered body that is estimated to be over 5,300 year old. The significance of this discovery is also finding a sample of the well-preserved red blood cells that ...Read More
As digital immigrants, we’re entering a new digital era, particularly in the way we communicate. Social Media is overtaking the old fashioned methods of communication, and is very effective in reaching masses, globally.Read More
Where did all the Arab innovators go? Rana investigates the status of the innovation culture in the Middle East, and further touches on the subject of immigration of regional talent to other parts of the world, before suggesting solutions to this growing phenomenon.Read More
From general anesthesia to open-heart surgery – all performed on the roadside! Mamoun, a Consultant Critical Care Physician and a member of the elite Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) team in the UK, joins our platform to take us on an incredible journey through the evolution of this ...Read More
The Afghan government has embarked on a massive eradication programme to destroy poppy fields across the country. But this programme has had a drastic collateral effect on farm families who have borrowed money from traffickers to grow their crops. Once destroyed, they cannot pay these loans back. ...Read More