Scientific Programme

BUILDING BRIDGES 2018. 30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ACADEMIA EUROPAEA AND 7th OF THE YOUNG ACADEMY OF EUROPE

November 27 [Tuesday]

Pre-conference meetings (For the Boards of the AE and the YAE)

Morning, at the City Hall (pl. Sant Jaume)
– Announcement of the Hypatia Prize winner

Afternoon, at the Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC)
– Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Academia Europaea (AE)
– Meeting of the Board of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

 

November 28 [Wednesday]. Morning (at the IEC, c/Carme 47)

 

Pre-conference meetings

Academic coordinator: Alexander Fidora, ICREA,  Autonomous University oif Barcelona 

09.00 h-18.00 h Documents delivery

10.00 h -11.30 h Section/Class Workshops

11.30 h -12.00 h Coffee break

12.00 h-13.00 h Section/Class Workshops (cont’d)

13.00 h-14.15 h Lunch Break

November 28 [Wednesday]. Morning (at the IEC, c/Carme 47)

BUILDING BRIDGES 2018. At the Prat de la Riba Main Hall, IEC

 THE 30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ACADEMIA EUROPAEA

THE 7th OF THE YOUNG ACADEMY OF EUROPE

DISPUTATIO OF BARCELONA 2018

1st part

15.00 h-16.30 h (For members of the AE). General Assembly of the AE

15.00 h-16.30 h Coffee Break

17.00 h-18.30 h (For members of the AE and members of the YAE). Welcome to the new members

2nd part (Open to the general public)

19.00 h-21.00 h

DISPUTATIO OF BARCELONA 2018
Competition vs. Cooperation: Two economists’ points of view

-Coordination and Introduction: Salvador Barberà, Autonomous University of Barcelona

Disputantes:

Hervé Moulin. Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.

Gabrielle Demange. École des hautes etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. And Paris School of Economics

– Open discussion with the attendants

 

November 29 [Thursday]

BUILDING BRIDGES 2018 (at CosmoCaixa)
For the participants in the Conference and previously registered people from Barcelona.

Morning:
09.00 h. Buses to CosmoCaixa
– Documents delivery (cont’d)

10.00 h -13.00 h

Welcome to CosmoCaixa
Angel Font, Corporate Director of Research and Strategy, “la Caixa” Banking Foundation
Official opening of the Annual Congress of the AE and the YAE:
Sierd Cloetingh, President of AE
Ricard Guerrero, Academic Director of the Barcelona Hub
Marcel Swart, Chair of the YAE

The 2018 AE-Heinz-Nixdorf ERASMUS Medal and Laudatio:
Hans Clevers, Stem cell-based organoids in personalised medicine
Jos van der Meer, Laudator

Balzan Lecture #1: Carlo Ginzburg, Disciplines, Serendipity, case studies

Balzan Lecture #2: Michaël Gillon, Life under another Sun: from science-fiction to science

COST Lecture #1: Marcel Swart, Spinning from north to south: a collaborative COST approach in transition-metal chemistry

13.00 h-14.15 h. Lunch

Afternoon:

14.30 h-18.30 h.

– AE Gold Medal award to the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) and talk by Professor dr. Jörg Hacker, president of the Leopoldina

– Lecture by Robert-Jan Smits (former DG research and innovation of the European Commission): Science, Europe’s precious asset

– COST Lecture #2: Angelo Camerlenghi, Uncovering the Mediterranean salt giant (MEDSALT)—a COST Action as an incubator of cross-disciplinary research in Earth Sciences

– YAE Prize and Laudatio: Gabi Lombardo, Encouraging a strong SSH scientific community to serve society’s wellbeing
– YAE Session Talk #1: Sarah de Rijcke, Metrics and science
– YAE Session Talk #2: Anna Marmadoro, Time after change
– Closure and Welcome Reception for new Members

18.30 h. Buses to RAMC-IEC

20.00 h-21.00 h

Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia (RAMC), at the Anatomic Theatre Gimbernat Hall:
– Presentation: Ramon Gomis (IDIBAPS, UB)
– Concert by The Gani Mirzo Band, Building musical bridges in the Mediterranean. Songs from Algeria, Armenia and Kurdistan

21.00 h-22.30 h (at the Cloister of the IEC)

– Reception and Hot buffet
– Farewell

November 30 [Friday].

Post-conference field trip.

Optional excursion on geology and history
(A tradition at the AE Congresses; limited to 50 people)
(All day; from 8.00 h until 19.00 h)
– Bus to Banyoles
– Karstic area of Banyoles Lake
– Reception at the Banyoles City Hall
– Volcanic lava flows
– Lunch (with tasting of oils and wines)
– Visit to the Medieval quarter and Jewish quarter (call) of Besalú.
– Bus to Barcelona

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