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Falling Walls Lab UAlberta

  • CCIS Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9 Edmonton, AB Canada (map)

Great Minds. 3 Minutes. 1 Evening

Join us September 30 to hear world changing ideas in 3 minute presentations from some of UAlberta’s Next Gen researchers and innovators. Presenting to distinguished judging panel from academia, government, business and the media. The top prize—a trip to Berlin to compete in the international finale.

UAlberta Falling Walls Lab

UAlberta was invited to host another international Lab—a German led initiative that showcases the quality, passion and talent of outstanding Next Gen innovators.

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm
  • Room 1-440, Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (CCIS), University of Alberta
  • Free event. General attendance is welcomed and encouraged but RSVP is REQUIRED

Meet the jury

Michael Houghton (professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair in Virology), Betty Moulton (professor Voice, Speech and Text), Thomas Thundat (professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair in Oil Sands Molecular Engineering), Ray Muzyka (founder/CEO, Threshold Impact and Bio-Ware co-founder), Tom Murad (director, Siemens Engineering and Technology Academy), Justin Riemer (Government of Alberta), Michael Walters (Edmonton City Councillor), Ruth Kelly (President and CEO, Venture Publishing Inc.) and Nermeen Yousseff (won second place at UAlberta’s 2014 Lab and 2nd place at Berlin finale).

Falling Walls Lab format

Presentations will be judged on: breakthrough factor—how new/outstanding the idea is, relevance/impact—how relevant idea is for the specific discipline and beyond and structure and performance—clarity and how convincing the presenter is.

Questions | More Information

Falling Walls Lab UAlberta is led by UAlberta’s Office of Vice-President Research and supported by the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative. You can contact us at and follow Falling Wall Labs at @Falling_Walls or #FallingWalls.


Earlier Event: September 17
eCLUB Kickoff Event
Later Event: October 14
eCLUB Annual General Meeting