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scio He reopens the doors and invites everyone to do so visavabbreviation for alto Vicenza Science Festival, Provide a very tasty calendar of appointments. Three days and evenings filled with meetings, events, theatrical and musical performances, workshops and conferences in multiple sectors of interest for the sixth edition scheduled from 3 to 5 November 2023. More than 70 guests will also take turns in a unique and innovative “space” dedicated to innovation, scientific knowledge, discoveries, ideas and new ways of understanding and interpretation of society.
Behind the scenes, matters are in the hands of the association Biospherasponsored and supported by the Municipality of Sciu as part of the Call for Culture 2023, but the “neighbors” Thani and Marano are also participating, as well as the Veneto Region, the Confindustria Alto Vicentino, the Concomercio Sciu and Teni, the Cnr – National Research Council, the Vicenza Libraries Network, and finally the University of Padua.
Festival locations will see confirmation Conti wool mill As a central space for conferences, a conference hall is added to it Civic theatre And Tualde Cabra Palace. The Spazio Shed will be set up to host two exhibitions, and with Piazza Falcone Borsellino it will become a site for workshops and performances. “The sixth edition of VISAF raises the qualitative and quantitative level – explains the president of the association Michelle Ferretto – In a three-day format aimed at engaging a wide audience. For everyone inside Shed space In the square there will be a rich series of workshops, performances and refreshments thanks to the “Piccola Osteria itinerante”, and there will be the possibility to choose between areas of interest and connect multiple meetings in different locations, allowing you to move around the different places of the festival. We are convinced that we have reached a high-quality organizational level that enhances the role and weight of this major event in the entire Vicenza panorama.”
“to”Visav goal It is to contribute to comparison and cultural growth For a society that looks to the future, to technological innovation and scientific knowledge, as well as to give new value to the network of change in the Alto Vicenza region by strengthening regional knowledge and capacities useful for development and competitiveness – adds the culture advisor. Barbara Corzato -. The Science Festival has become one of the most important and appreciated events in the region. We are very proud to be able to host in our city a series of meetings, talks and theatrical performances capable of making science even more captivating and interesting for everyone, adults and children.” First edition in 2017, and since then one break in 2020, the year of the outbreak of the Covid pandemic.
The program in brief – The exhibition is scheduled to open on Friday at 8.30pm in Lanificio Conte, with a conference given by Guido Emilio Tonelli entitled “Theme. Wonderful illusion“. Tonelli, known above all for his contribution to the discovery of the Higgs boson, will delve into the topic of the elementary components of matter. On Saturday morning there will be a meeting dedicated to technology transfer.”From the wool to the moon“, with Paola Pilati, author of “Le Serenissime” (9:30 a.m. in Lanificio Conte). The history and future of companies in the Northeast where local companies will be invited to speak and interact with the world of research.
Conservation and biodiversity, Crime, Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry and Energy, Man and the Environment, Artificial Intelligence: these are the six overall thematic areas of the various events scheduled from 4 to 5 November. To name a few: “Qbit, a concert between music and science” with R. Pes and F. Coccetti (11/04, 3 p.m.), “Wildlife for Biodiversity” with A. Boscherini, R. Fabrizi, A. Vico (11/04, 6 p.m.), “Anthropologist and Cold Cases” with Elena Belli , roundtable “Feeding the Future” organized by Coop Alleanza 3.0 and NaturaSì, with interventions from L. Cattivilli, B. Conti, S. Lattanzi, S. Minin, F. Brescacin, moderator G. Pitton (11/05, 11.30 am), “Artificial Intelligence and Language” with Gabriela Bassi (11/05, 11.30am) and the roundtable “New energy sources: can we trust them?” Where Mr. Melissano, Prime Minister Congido, Mr. Durante and A. Genito will speak (11/05, 10 AM).
So, great anticipation for journalist Stefano Nazzi who will lead viewers on a journey inside Four famous crime cases, in an interview with journalist Gianmaria Bitton (11/4, 8:30 pm L’Anificio Conte). The weekend will be enriched with numerous laboratories to experience robotics, paleontology, nutrition, microscopy, botany, acoustic diving and much more. Not only that: throughout November, the Spazio Shed will host the exhibition “AQUAE. The Future in the Ocean” organized in collaboration with the National Research Council, on the occasion of its centenary. The exhibition will be open for guided tours and workshops for schools. Students from Schio, Tigne, Malo and Santurso will participate in a program of encounters with the author, organized in collaboration with the “Il Colore del Grano” library. Guests include Elvina, Amalia Ercoli Finzi and Andrea Vico.
For everyone InformationFor updates and reservations for some laboratories, you can visit the website www.fesav.it. All meetings are free.
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