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4 July 21:00 - 23:00Hälsodalen

TEDxVisby MovingOn

In a world that is more unpredictable than ever, it might be tempting to take a break, grab a snack and just watch what happens. Standing still like this could work for a short time, but a better long-term strategy is to move on – in our body, mind and society.

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The event will take place in Hälsodalen, S:t Hans Café, S:t Hansplan 2

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Speakers

Viktoria Walldin
social anthropologist and head of social sustainability

Planning for an egalitarian and diverse city life

What does social sustainability mean in practice, and how can it be achieved?

Viktoria Walldin

Viktoria Walldin, partner and head of social sustanibility at White Arkitekter, has built a unique team at White, focusing on the "soft" infrastructure to support social aspects in architecture and urban planing. As a social anthropologist, with extensive experience of observations and interviews, she analyzes people's experiences, behaviour and needs in relation to the physical environment. 

Viktoria conducts consultations with the public, officials, various administrations and politicians. In addition to running projects, she has participated in several lectures and debates as well as advised the Norwegian government. In 2014, Viktoria was awarded with SGBC's personal prize  for positive actions for sustainable urban development.

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Janne Lehtiö
Professor

A quest to find hidden proteins for personalized cancer vaccines

Can we make a major leap forward from today’s cancer therapy, that often remains ineffective and is associated with severe side effects? Professor Janne Lehtiö is going to tell a story how a basic research method aiming to understand the protein composition of cells unexpectedly can be used to fight cancer. How could cancer treatment change in ten years - visions and steps toward personalized cancer vaccines to enhance the body’s own immune system to concur cancer.

Janne Lehtiö

Janne Lehtiö is professor in medical proteomics at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. He is leading a research group developing new methods on large scale protein analysis, so called proteomics, and applying these methods to improve personalized cancer treatment. 

Professor Lehtiö completed his Master of Science degree in biochemistry at University of Helsinki, Finland and PhD degree in engineering at Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. After the graduation, he worked few years in biotech industry in the USA and Scandinavia prior to returning to academia. 

Apart from being passionate about cancer research, professor Lehtiö is heading the Karolinska University Hospital’s Clinical Proteomics Facility and the Swedish National Infrastructure for Biological Mass Spectrometry (BioMS) at SciLifeLab.

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Oskar Henrikson
Psychologist and author

How many days does it take to create a habit, 18 or 254?

The world is changing - are you? Almost half of what we do is part of a daily routine and to keep up with the development you might need to take control over your habits. 

Oskar Henrikson

The psychologist Oskar Henrikson, founder and CEO of the psychological gym Habitud, knows everything about the science of habit creation, but are the theories useful? He used psychology to go for a swim outdoors every day for a year.

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Sabinije von Gaffke
Stage host

Sabinije von Gaffke is a versatile, passionate and knowledgeable moderator with experience across sectors and within a wide range of topics. Her engaging style, professionalism, expertise, unique ability to facilitate and inspire people and audiences, combined with her appreciated personality, has made Sabinije a sought after moderator and TV Journalist, globally.

Moderating events and interviews across a range of sectors including technology, sustainability, space, social impact, digital health, media and entertainment. Moderating and hosting roles include Women in Tech (WIT), Nordic Business Forum, Brilliant Minds, ICT Spring, PWC, UNHCR, Swedish Government Offices, SAAB - World launch of fighter plane JAS Gripen E, to several TEDx events.

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