Science and Philosophy Festival, opening with the Minister of Mass – Umbria

Science and Philosophy Festival, opening with the Minister of Mass – Umbria

Eleventh edition in Foligno from April 21 to 24

(ANSA) – Perugia, April 04 – University and Research Minister Maria Cristina Mesa will inaugurate the eleventh edition of the “Festival of Science and Philosophy – Virtue and Cannosenza” to be held in Foligno from April 21-24, which will be entitled “Let’s take the road again. Science” New Evolution, Free Thought.

The Minister of the Mass will arrive in Foligno on Thursday, April 21 for the ribbon cutting scheduled for 4 p.m. at the San Domenico Auditorium. He will talk with physicist Roberto Battiston about the state of scientific research in Italy.

In a program of 160 conferences, between those for schools and those open to the public, for a total of 151 speakers.

Four days of discussion were outlined on key topical issues: from the role of science to climate change, from artificial intelligence to health and overcoming gender disparities.

Promoted and organized by the Odv Laboratory of Experimental Sciences, in collaboration with the Municipality of Foligno, the Region of Umbria and Oicos ​​Reflections, the event will also dedicate a wide space to the character of Dante.

Among the many guests are Nobel laureate Giorgio Baresi (at the video link on April 24), philosopher Massimo Cacciari, geologist Mario Tosi, geopolitical analyst Dario Fabri, psychiatrist and sociologist Paolo Kript, mathematician Piergiorgio Odefridi, science journalist Enrica Bativoglia. .

After a two-year absence, Experimenta is back, a container of science experiments and technology fairs aimed at schools. New this year will be the Cell Entry project, with the construction of the outer courtyard of the Palazzo Trinci for a maxi installation that will re-propose the cell membrane in all its components.

Among the accompanying events are the liaison with Entebbe Children’s Hospital in Uganda established by the emergency; Presentation of the “Think Green Campus” project proposed by the Giffoni Film Festival. and lectures-presentations by CNR and Ingv researchers, hosted by Santa Caterina Auditorium. (handle).

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