The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring

What happens when a young cartoon-blogger plus her family decide to pack up for a year and embark on an 11,000km unsupported bicycle trip through Africa? A serious, permanent addiction to seeing the world by bicycle – that’s what. A short cartoon presentation about the…more

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Find Out What You’re Made Of

Dr. Sahal Yacoob will introduce some ideas from quantum mechanics and Einstein’s theory of special relativity, to describe our deepest understanding of the ingredients needed to form the universe. He may also mention why CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is important. The theory built based on…more

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The Driver of Change

Lance shares his personal journey growing up on the Cape Flats where he was exposed to gangsterism, drugs and violence. Once a delivery driver, he’s now a tax consultant for one of the world’s leading financial services firms. His key learning – create and seize…more

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Falling in Love with Tequila

Sarah Kennan shares a journey of one girl’s passion for Tequila that has led her on adventures through Mexico to learn from the Tequila masters, inspiring her to start her own Tequila company in South Africa.

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Biomimicry & Life’s Principles

While doing her Masters of Science in Biomimicry, through Arizona State University Sarita Van der Walt recently learnt about an awesome tool called Life’s Principles. She will briefly introduce people to this tool, as well as the field of Biomimicry.

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Body Language

Body language is fascinating because Gaetan Schmid believes our bodies never lie. We might use words to say something nice to someone but simultaneously our body is saying: “What an idiot!” He is passionate about exploring these hidden truths – so revealing about ourselves, and…more

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Repurposing an Architectural Dinosaur

The 1920s docklands Grain Silo, one of the City’s most significant surviving Heritage Resources, is undergoing a dramatic re-purposing – designed by Thomas Heatherwick and implemented by local Architects – to become the most unique art destination in Africa set in Cape Town’s newest mixed…more

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Antarctic Athlete

In 2011 Pete Van Kets and Braam Malherbe, both proven endurance adventurers, were asked to represent South Africa in a once-in-a-lifetime event; an unassisted race to the South Pole at approximately 83 degrees south, a distance of 768kms. They would be man-hauling sleds weighing around…more

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Indian Indian!

Apoorv Bamba has travelled to over 24 countries and hosted workshops in eight of them. He truly believes in the essence of learning through interacting with different cultures and people who think differently to others. Apoorv will share his journey of growing with each country…more

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