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Graz – True European Style

Golden leaves, roofs made out of red clay tiles, bells ringing every 15 minutes, mountains at every horizon, people walking the streets as if there are no troubles in the world - the old glory of true European style immediately surrounds me as I set foot in Austria’s Graz. Graz is hosting the European Congress…
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Beijing – Eye-Opening Congress

The International Congress on Water Resource and the Environment in Beijing has summoned experts from all over the world. Their talks were very disturbing – growing water scarcity, massive biocenose mutations and depletions due to water contaminants, droughts, and so much more. The effects of global warming increase as our population grows. Water -- a…
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Washington D.C. – And the Potomac River

A severe thunderstorm has paralyzed airports around Washington D.C. I arrive significantly late to the Gaylord National Convention Center located along the magnificent National Harbor on the banks of the Potomac River for the TechConnect World Innovation Conference - an annual event uniquely designed to accelerate the commercialization of innovations out of the lab and…
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Istanbul – The Vast Metropolis

There are millennia hidden in this land. Europe and Asia stare at each other across the emerald stream of the Bosporus. Numerous mosques compete for the title of “the most magnificent”. With a population of nearly 15 million, Istanbul stretches over a vast land and is severely jammed with traffic most of the time. It…
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