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Speakers

Karim Jebari
is a researcher at The Institute for Futures Studies. His research interests include the risks and possibilities of emerging technology, medical ethics and the use of equality statistics.
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Sara Pudas
is a research fellow and assistant professor at the Department of Integrative Medical Biology at Umeå University, and affiliated to Umeå Center for Functional Brain Imaging. Her research investigates cognitive and brain aging in humans, and the role of early life factors and lifestyle for these processes. She also teaches various topics within cognitive science and neuropsychology at the undergraduate and master level.
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Joakim Bergqvist
graduated from the Bachelor’s Program in Cognitive Science in 2011. He currently works as a front-end developer at the communication agency Jo Kommunikation in Umeå, of which he is also a co-founder. Joakim is a self-taught programmer working with many different kinds of clients, from small business and start-ups to established companies in all kinds of lines of business.
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Kai-Florian Richter’s
work is highly interdisciplinary, set in the interface of Computer Science, Spatial Cognition, and Geographic Information Science. He researches issues of human-computer interaction in spatial contexts, predominantly wayfinding and spatial communication. Kai-Florian received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bremen, Germany, where he worked in an interdisciplinary Spatial Cognition research center. Before joining Umeå University as an Associate Professor, he was a Postdoc at the School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, and a Lecturer at the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia, and at the Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
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