On 12th October 2011, 600 participants from 22 mediterranean countries gathered at Granada to discuss Technology and Peace. Which place in the world would be more appropriate than Andalucia to connect East with West? In Granada, where cultures mix, we discussed sustainability, innovation, international cooperation, human rights and overcoming cultural barriers.
Wael Abbas: Internet and the changes in Egypt
Wael Abbas, a journalist, blogger and Egyptian human rights activist who is considered by the BBC one of the most influential people in the Arab world, talked about the revolution in Egypt and how the Internet contributed to its spread and success.
Elias Messinas, Green Building
Elias Messinas is the Founding Chairman of ECOWEEK, a non-profit organisation whose purpose is to raise environmental awareness and promote sustainability. As an architect, he talked about green bulding and its benefits to our lives and our planet.
“Animals survive natural disasters because they are connected to the nature.”
Tumobiliariosolar is an outdoor water cooler, which is supplied with photovoltaic solar energy.
NAO ROBOTS by Aldebaran Robotics
Who doesn’t love these little guys?
The city of Granada was what inspired me most. I saw history, tradition, culture, art, progress.