Program Overview

Opening:                      Monday 21 October


8.30 a.m.                       Team Building & ice breakers

10:30 – 12:30                 Science project (see below)

12:30 – 13:30                 Lunch Break

13:30 – 14:15                  Invited lecture (see below)

14:30 – 17:30                 Art projects


Tue – Thur (22 – 24) October    


9:00 – 9:30                   Scientist talks

9:30 – 12:30                  Science projects

12:30 – 13:30                 Lunch Break

13:30 – 14:15                 Invited lecture (see below)

14:30 – 17:30                Art projects

17:30 – 18:00                Artist talks


Fri (25) October


9:00 – 9:30                   Scientist talk

9:30 - 12:30                  Completion of science and art projects

12:30 - 13:30                 Lunch Break

13:30 – 14:15                 Invited Lecture

14:30 - 16:30                Prep for presentations


17:00 – 18:30                Open public project presentations           

17:30 –                           Apero

ART LAB Managers

Design und Konzept

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Shahnaz Radjy

Shahnaz is a freelance writer based in rural Portugal, where she and her husband are renovating an old farm into an ecotourism project. With a degree in Biology and an MBA in healthcare management, Shahnaz spent a decade working in project management and communications for the International Labour Organization and the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, and the Vitality Institute in New York City.


Laetitia Tudeau

Laetitia obtained her Ph.D. in Neuroscience and moved to the private sector. She currently works as a project manager for clinical trials. As an artist cum scientist she is also a cartoonist for Cell Press and the author of Half Pint’s lab anecdotes published monthly.

Research Projects

(To be Finalised)

  • eneva Lake water analysis

       Adrian Bonny, Association Sauvegarde du Leman- ASL

  • Sciencescope University of Geneva; Chemistry & Math

  • Frontier Kids Review and rewrite a scientific manuscript Emma Clayton, Frontiers, Lausanne

  • Water in the brain How brain regulates water

        Benjamin Campbell, University of Zürich

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Art Projects

(To be Finalised)

  • Game Design on water awareness

        Daniela de Ageli; Bath Universits UK

  • Improv & short film hackathon  

       Dr. Adria LeBoeuf, Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Soundtrack of Water

       Germain Umderstock, Basel, Switzerland

  • Wave of Waste Fashion Design, working with ocean waste materials to create high-end fashion items.

       Dr. Linda Thomas, Linda Thomas Eco Design, Bristol, UK

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Guest Lectures

(Confirmation pending)

  • Prof. Martin Siegert; Co-Director Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College, UK

  • Stuart Orr; World Wildlife Fund (WWF)  

       Freshwater Initiative Practice Leader 

  • Yann Gross; Freelance Photographer

        Documenting the Amazon and avalanches

  • Prof. Dr. Christian Brethaut

        Waterhub Geneva (Environmental Sciences)

  • Thomas Bolognesi; UNESCO

        Waterfloods and droughts

  • Eva Haden; World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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Team Building









  • TBD