Trieste. Moroccan writer Tahar Benjelloun will inaugurate the 10th edition of the upcoming Trieste Scientific Research Festival this year dedicated to the theme “Take care of yourself. Science for sustainable well-being. Three hundred speakers will deliver lectures during this decade of the event, which through nearly eighty meetings, activities and exhibitions will reflect the tools that Science offers it to take care of ourselves, society and the planet we live on.
During the whole weekend, from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 September, the city will be full of initiatives, organized not only in Praça Unita, which will host the Knowledge Village with 50 exhibition spaces, but also in a discussion space that will take place in Praça Verde, in some places in Molo Quarta, in the Rivoltella Museum and in the representative hall of the district. In addition to the Ben Jelloun Kindergarten, the Kindergarten is for guests who can be heard throughout the different days of the festival, and varies in all disciplines. Astronaut Luca Parmitano and experimental physicist will be present, former head of the Italian Space Agency, Roberto Battiston, who will speak on the “New Space Race” (Saturday, 25, 4:30 p.m., at Agora Hall in Molo IV). Philosopher Massimo Cacciari will speak on Saturday, 25, at 9 pm, in the Braca Verde auditorium, on the topic “Quality of life between science and humanity”. Writer Michela Murgia will be among the protagonists of “Care, Beauty and Words: How Life Changes in Hospital” (Friday 24:21 at Molo Hall 4). Cattaneo, the senator on life and pharmacology, will talk to us about her latest book, Armed with Science, at a meeting Friday, 24 to 21, in the Agora Room on Molo IV.
And again on Sunday 26 at 3:00 pm in the Sala Agora Alberto Mantovani, Scientific Director of Humanitas, will assess the first ten years of immunotherapy, a technology that has revolutionized the treatment of cancer, while in the Talk area, Barbara Mazzolai, Associate Director of Italy. The Institute of Technology will be talking about its recent article “Wonderful Nature”. But there will also be journalist Paolo Meli, physicist and businessman Federico Fagin, philosopher Maurizio Ferraris and illycaffè president Andrea Illy, Eurotech CEO Paul Chawla.
“We hope that this 10th edition, in which the University of Trieste will participate in all its departments, will celebrate the reboot, which can only be achieved by creating a system,” stressed the rector of the university, Roberto de Linarda, during the presentation of the press conference. The festival was attended by municipal and regional authorities and partners the most important scholars of the event. For Antonio Maconi, Director of Trieste Next, “Science will exist in all its forms: of course we will talk about health and medicine, but also about environmental sustainability, regenerative economics, the sciences and humanities, scientific publishing and space.” Serena Mizan, Head of Science Fiction Department They reaffirmed the common goal of creating a link between the city and the flag and also announced the start of work to expand the ISIS headquarters at Armazim 26, which will also expand to the second floor, over an area of more than 1,000 meters. Plates.
The event, organized by the Municipality of Trieste, Julian University, ItalyPost, Immaginario Scientifico, and Sissa, with the region as a co-promoter and several sponsors and partners, including the Airc Foundation, will also propose all meetings digitally on their own website (www.triestenext. it). To access the rooms, as well as for the flow of events, it is necessary to make a reservation at the entrance to the festival.
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