Speakers’ corner 2020: the first pilot edition of Speakers’ Corner involved 25 students from the three universities, who attended the first workshop of the project on October 5th at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano, where web communication professionals, journalists, media experts and digital entrepreneurs took turns with suggestions and insights. The students then made a video, supported by specialists from the three universities, Lugano Living Lab, L’ideatorio and RSI-Radiotelevisione Svizzera.
Students had the opportunity to participate in the project through a call open from April to September 15th 2020, the closing date for sending the abstract of their research verified by the teachers of the three universities.
The selection was made according to the following criteria:
During the Swiss Digital Days – which which took place between November 1st and 3rd – the students’ videos were made available from the federal community of the Digital Days and from all the public on the link digitaldays.swiss/en/lugano . The platform has been created by digitalswitzerland, of which Lugano Living Lab is a partner, and will bring national visibility to young talent and their research studies.
Speakers’ corner is a project promoted by the City of Lugano and L*3 in collaboration with:
The videos produced by the students are an integral part of the schedule proposed by Lugano Living Lab during the Swiss Digital Days (November 1 – 3, 2020), with a nationwide visibility in favor of young talents and their research studies.