PLASMA magazine – Official Media Partner – BERLIN SCIENCE WEEK 2019
When one thinks of Berlin the first thing that comes to mind is its multicultural scene, booming with artists and musicians from all over the world. With over 3.5 million inhabitants, the German capital has made an international name for diversity, equality and cooperation. In the past years, Berlin has also been a home for entrepreneurs and young tech wizards, becoming the San Francisco of central Europe.
Berlin Science Week is a 10-day international festival between 1 and 10 November bringing together people from the world’s most innovative scientific institutions to celebrate science to connect and engage with the local and international science community and the public.
Based in Berlin, Science Week is the global platform for dialogue and collaboration between science and society to inspire a deeper understanding of our world. The future of digital identity, medicine or work, food security, the relationship between man and machine, the politics of inequality, art and science, or climate change economics – in 2019, these and many more highly relevant topics will be presented and discussed in over 130 events across the city, over 20.000 attendees are expected to be part of Berlin Science Week.
For the first time in 2019, Berlin Science Week Campus at Museum für Naturkunde Berlin is the central hub of Science Week. On 6/7 November, the most innovative and visionary institutions from both Berlin and the world share their scientific breakthroughs with you.
Falling Walls Conference
A Unique Access to Breakthroughs in Science and Society
The Falling Walls Conference is an annual global gathering of forward thinking individuals from 80 countries organised by the Falling Walls Foundation. Each year on 9 November – the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall – 20 of the world’s leading scientists are invited to Berlin to present their current breakthrough research. The aim of the Conference is to:
- identify trends, opportunities and solutions for global challenges and discover international breakthrough research.
- connect outstanding researchers from different disciplines and support the interdisciplinary exchange of ideas internationally.
- build bridges between business, politics, academia and the arts.
- promote the latest scientific findings among a broader audience.
- inspire people to break down walls in science and society.
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