Speakers 2016

Kajsa Lundberg

Kajsa Lundberg

Kajsa Lundborg is a young entrepreneur and tech fanatic that grew up in a family of programmers. By the age of 9 she created her first computer game and has been in love with the digital world and its possibilities ever since. Kajsa has founded three companies within the IT-sector, done lectures for over 15,000+ people and been awarded by Microsoft as one of Sweden’s female role models within technology

 

 

Mikael Tofvesson

Mikael Tofvesson

Michael Tofvesson is Head of Global Monitoring and Analysis Section at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency. He leads a team that is working to identify and meet the propaganda, misinformation and misdirection. In addition, he is responsible for operational analysis, operational safety and readiness authority organization and business intelligence. With 30 years in the government security sector, he has a deep knowledge of the risks and non-risks for the society.

 

Jonas Bergquist

Jonas Bergquist

Jonas Bergquist is since 1999 appointed professor of analytical chemistry and neurochemistry at the Department of Chemistry – BMC, Uppsala University. He is a MD, associate professor of clinical neuroscience at Sahlgrenska Hospital and the University of Gothenburg. Since 2011 he is Adjunct Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA, and then in 2015 a professor of precision medicine, Binzhou Medical University.

 

Javeria Rizvi Kabani

Javeria Rizvi Kaba(Photo: Mahmoud Elprince)

Javeria Rizvi Kabani is Deputy Director of the Swedish Institute in Alexandria. Her work is about building intercultural relations between the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. For the past 10 years, Javeria worked in public and cultural diplomacy. Javeria has lived all over the world with a law degree from the University of London and an MA in Human Rights and Journalism.. Javeria has a background as a writer and documentary filmmaker with the highly acclaimed documentary “Zero Silence”.

 

Daniel Boyacioglu

Daniel Boyacioglu (Photo: Helen Karlsson)

Daniel Boyacioglu is a poet and a firefighter. Daniel has written six books of poetry and won the Poetry Slam twice. He has toured with the Nationalteatern, played in Waiting for Godot at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, wrote the libretto for the opera Triumph and tragedy for the Swedish Royal Opera, made radio theater and three music albums. He has toured with Mando Diao and worked with among others; Petter. 2003 Daniel was one of the summer hosts at Sommar i P1, and he is passionate about the written word. Since 2013 he also works as a firefighter.

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