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!!30th ANNUAL PLENARY CONFERENCE OF ACADEMIA EUROPEA\\ AND THE YOUNG ACADEMY OF EUROPE\\ AND ''DISPUTATIO'' OF BARCELONA
!Event website: [http://www.buildingbridges-acadeuro.org]\\[Registration|http://www.buildingbridges-acadeuro.org/registration]
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!!November 28th (Tuesday)


__Pre-congress meetings__\\
At the Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC, C/Carme 47) and the National Council for Research (CSIC) Residence (c/ Hospital 64)
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__Morning (at the IEC)__ 
10.00 h -14.00 h. Meetings of the four Section Classes of AE. At the IEC\\
General coordinator: Alexander Fidora (ICREA-UAB)\\
Coordinators of each Class: [Svend Erik Larsen|Member/Larsen_Svend_Erik], [Björn Wittrock|Member/Wittrock_Björn], [Donald Dingwell|Member/Dingwell_Donald], [Alexei Verkhratsky|Member/Verkhratsky_Alexei]
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__Afternoon (at the IEC)__ 
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''__1st part__''\\
For Members of the AE, and from 16.30 h on also Members of the YAE
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__15:00 - 16:30__ 30th annual business meeting of members of the Academia Europaea\\
__16:30 – 18:00__ Welcome session for new members of the Academia Europaea elected in 2017  and to new members of the Young Academy of Europe
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''__2nd part __''\\
19.00 - 21.00 (open to the general public)

!The DISPUTATIO of BARCELONA 2018

__Cooperation vs. Competition. Challenges and Opportunities__

- ''Disputantes:'' __Hervé Moulin__ (Glasgow) vs. __Gabrielle Demange__ (Paris)\\
- Coordinator: __Salvador Barberà__ (UAB)\\
- Open discussion with the attendants
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!!November 29th (Thursday)

Main conference programme “Building Bridges 2018".\\
See the conference website for [full information|http://www.buildingbridges-acadeuro.org]. 
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!Download the [draft programme|Final programme (RG05.07).pdf].
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!!November 30th (Friday) 
!Post-conference field trip
Optional excursion on geology and history
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All day; from 8.00 h until 19.00 h
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*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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The post-conference field trip is a tradition at the AE Congresses; limited to 50 people.
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!''Barcelona Impressions''
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