Archive of events

2012 год

31 October 2012 year

Forum "Open Innovation"

Forum "Open Innovation"

Institute of World of Ideas assisted at organizing of the Forum Open Innovation.

22 May 2012 year

Lecture by Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir "New approaches for Sustainable Development"

Lecture by Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir "New approaches for Sustainable Development"

Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir

Professor at Institute for Sustainable Development and Institute of Earth Sciences at the University of Iceland

This lecture is a review of the 20th century trends and of the future of those we see today. It also includes a separate study of today's national policies and international agreements and explains why these measures fail to achieve their aims.

11 May 2012 year

Lecture of Ernst Ulrich von Weizsecker: Resource Efficiency Is a Key to the 21st Century Technologies

Lecture of Ernst Ulrich von Weizsecker: Resource Efficiency Is a Key to the 21st Century Technologies

Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker

Author of Factor Five, co-president of The Club of Rome

Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker speaks about system technical changes we need and are able to implement in the next 20 years in order to overcome the resource crisis.

14 April 2012 year

Dennis Meadows lecture at Skolkovo: The World and the Limits to Growth: New Business Horizons for the Next 50 Years

Dennis Meadows lecture at Skolkovo: The World and the Limits to Growth: New Business Horizons for the Next 50 Years

Dennis Meadows

co-author of "Limits to Growth"

In 1972, Dennis Meadows headed the group of scientists who worked on a world development model. Later, he published the results in a book named The Limits to Growth. A Report to the Club of Rome. "Limits to Growth" was translated into more than 30 languages, won the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade and is considered to be one of the most important books of the 20th century.

8 February 2012 year

Conference "Innovative Russia — Responses to Global Challenges" at The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Forum with Ashok Khosla and Alan AtKisson

Conference "Innovative Russia — Responses to Global Challenges" at The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Forum with Ashok Khosla and Alan AtKisson

Together with Institute of World Ideas and GVA Capital, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs organised a conference Innovative Russia – Responses to Global Challenges within the framework of the 19th convention of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

2011 год

16 December 2011 year

Lecture "Life Beyond growth" by Alan AtKisson

Lecture "Life Beyond growth" by Alan AtKisson

Alan AtKisson

Co-President of the Balaton Group, President of the AtKisson Group

On December 16, 2012, at 12.30, Alan AtKisson (Sweden), President of the Balaton Group, counsellor of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development, will give his lecture Life Beyond the Limits (to Growth). New Directions in the Development of National Economies at the Big ceremony hall of Russian University of Chemistry and Technology.

9 December 2011 year

TEDх Conference with Harald Sverdrup and Alexander Chikunov

TEDх Conference with Harald Sverdrup and Alexander Chikunov

Alexander Chikunov

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and humanitarian

Harald Sverdrup

President of K.A.Rasmussen, Professor at Lund University

On December 9, 2011, the Centre of Modern Culture Garazh hosted an open TED conference Global Challenges of the 21st century.