Barcelona, October 23-24, 2019#

Conference website and registration:

Draft programme (1 July, 2019)#

Download the draft programme(info)#

Tues. 22#

Afternoon Closed Meeting: Academia Europaea Board of Trustees meeting (at the IEC Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Carrer del Carme 47, 08001 Barcelona)
Followed by a dinner

14.00-19.00 YAE AGM (*Sala d’Actes at Residencia CSIC)
20.00 Informal dinner

Day 1 - Wed. 23 Oct.#

At the IEC (Institut d'Estudis Catalans), Carrer del Carme 47, 08001 Barcelona ( until 14.45

09.30-13.30 Parallel class sessions, to involve new members: Classes A1, A2, B and C and the YAE

11.30-13.00 Joint round table session (Classes A1 and A2)
Marilyn Strathern MAE, Cambridge, UK
“Counting people”

13.30-14.30 Ad hoc Section committee lunches (outside) - to be arranged by the Section chairs as they wish.

14.45 onwards All delegates move to the main conference venue
Conference Room Oriol Bohigas, of the Ateneu of Barcelona

15.30 Welcome to new AE members (those elected in 2018 and in 2019)

16.30 Erasmus Medal and 2019 Heinz-Nixdorf Foundation Erasmus lecture I
Aleida Assmann MAE, Konstanz (Literature)

Laudator: Vladimir Biti MAE, University of Vienna (Comparative literature)

17.30 Erasmus Medal and 2019 Heinz-Nixdorf Foundation Erasmus Lecture II
Sonia Livingstone MAE, London School of Economics
“Realising children’s rights in relation to the digital environment”

Laudator: Kirsten Drotner MAE, University of Southern Denmark (Media Studies)

18.30 Reception

20.30 President’s Dinner for new members

Day 2 - Thur. 24 Oct.#

Building Bridges II 2019#

Venue: Conference Room Oriol Bohigas, of the Ateneu of Barcelona

08.30 Registration

09.25 Opening welcome

09.30 Balzan Lecture I - Detlef Lohse, Twente, Netherlands (Fluid Dynamics), 2018 prize winner
“Bubble puzzles”

10.00 Balzan lecture II - Marilyn Strathern MAE, Cambridge, UK (Anthropology), 2018 prize winner
“New and old worlds: A perspective from Social Anthropology”

10.30 COST lecture I: Anca Nemuc, Romania
“inDust: International network to encourage the use of monitoring and forecasting Dust products”

11.00 Break

11.30 COST lecture II: Ralph Koebnik, Montpellier
“Integrating science on Xanthomonadaceae for integrated plant disease management in Europe”

12.00 The 2019 Adam Kondorosi advanced prize and lecture (TBC)

12.45 Lunch

14.00 The Zepter Distinguished Lecture (TBC)
Konstantin Novoselov MAE, Manchester, UK (Nobel Laureate 2010)

14.30 Discussion panel organised by the YAE
“The future for young scholars”

Rolf Tarrach, President, European University Association (EUA)
Johannes Klumpers, Head of Scientific Advice Mechanism Unit (SAM), European Commission
Graham Caie, Vice President, European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA)
Mangala Srinivas, Chair, Young Academy of Europe (YAE)
Toma Susi, Vice-Chair, Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

15.15 Break

15.45 The 2019 Young Academy of Europe ‘Andre Mischke Prize’
Janusz Bujnicki, Poznań

16.15 The 2019 Distinguished lecture - Luc Steels MAE, Barcelona (Artificial Intelligence)
Why superintelligent AI will never exist

16.45/17.00 Close and departing drinks

Fri. 25 Oct.#

08.00 Bus departs from Barcelona for Optional Field excursion and cultural visits
20.00 Bus returns to Barcelona

Locations: #

IEC (Institut d'Estudis Catalans), Carrer del Carme 47, 08001 Barcelona

  • Sala d’Actes at Residencia CSIC
C/Hospital 64, Barcelona

Conference Room Oriol Bohigas, of the Ateneu of Barcelona
Ateneu Barcelonès, Carrer de la Canuda 6, 08002 Barcelona

See you in Barcelona!#






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