15 Scientific Workshops

The programme of the Global Challenges Science Week is organised around 15 interdisciplinary scientific workshops.



The Global Challenges Science Week will take place at the World Trade Center of Grenoble.

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Monday 3 June 

8 - 8:30am  WELCOME

8:30 - 10am PLENARY LECTURES
Some Current Challenges in Science Policy

- Arthur Bienenstock, Special Assistant to the President for Federal Research Policy & Associate Director, Wallenberg Research Link - Stanford University

What would it take to build on Mars?
- Jose E. Andrade, George W. Housner Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering & Cecil and Sally Drinkward Leadership Chair – Caltech

INTERNET OF ENERGY FOR DISTRICT COMMUNITIES
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by Eco-SESA

CYBERSECURITY AND SOCIETY: ON THE NECESSITY OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by Cybersecurity Institute

DATA SCIENCE FOR THE FUTURE
From 10:30am to 4pm
Organized by Data Institute

ENVIRONMENT, AGING & FUTURE MEDICINE: COMMON CHALLENGES FOR SOCIETY
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by LIFE, SYMER, MobilAir and EIT Health

BRAIN AND COGNITION
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by NeuroCoG

CULTURAL VISITS: STREET ART FEST
From 6:15pm to 7:45pm
Organized by Street Art Fest

 

Tuesday 4 June

8 - 8:30am  Welcome

8:30 - 10am PLENARY LECTURES
Finding repeating patterns: A key to intelligence in man and machine?
- Simon Thorpe, Director of the Toulouse Mind & Brain Institute and Brain & Cognition Research Center (CerCo)

Heritage sciences between nature and culture
- Etienne Anheim, Director of studies, Centre de Recherches Historiques, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)

TRAJECTORIES TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE MOUNTAIN SOCIO-ECOSYSTEMS
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by Trajectories

DATA SCIENCE FOR THE FUTURE
From 10:30am to 4pm
Organized by Data Institute

CROSS-VIEWS ON CULTURAL HERITAGE OBJECTS: WHAT METHODOLOGY?
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by Patrimalp

ENVIRONMENT, AGING & FUTURE MEDICINE: COMMON CHALLENGES FOR SOCIETY
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by LIFE, SYMER, MobilAir and EIT Health

BRAIN AND COGNITION
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by NeuroCoG

MEETINGS: CONNECTING DOCTORAL RESEARCH
From 4:30pm to 6pm
Organized by The Doctoral College of Grenoble Alpes

CULTURAL VISITS: STREET ART FEST
From 6:15pm to 7:45pm
Organized by Street Art Fest

Wednesday 5 June

8 - 8:30am  Welcome

THE SKIN, A REFLECTION OF HEALTH AND BEAUTY
From 8:30am to 4pm
Organized by Cosmethics

DESIGNING CIRCULAR INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS FOR THE INDUSTRY OF THE FUTURE
From 8:30am to 4pm
Organized by Circular

TOWARDS A DYNAMIC AND HOLISTIC APPROACH TO DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
From 8:30am to 4pm
Organized by RISK

CROSS-VIEWS ON CULTURAL HERITAGE OBJECTS: WHAT METHODOLOGY?
From 8:30am to 4pm
Organized by Patrimalp

SOCIETAL IMPACTS OF RESEARCH ON EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE AND STUDIES ON THE ORIGIN OF LIFE
From 8:30am to 4pm
Organized by Origin of Life

PANEL DISCUSSION: PRIVATE ACTORS' SELF-HELP IN THE CYBERSPACE
From 10am to 12:30pm
Organized by Cybersecurity Institute and Data Institute

ON THE FUTURE OF GLYCOSCIENCES?
From 8:30am to 4pm
Organized by Glyco@Alps

MAIN EVENING

04:30pm - 05:45pm : "CONFÉRENCE D'EXCEPTION" OF GILLES DOWEK
06:15pm - 06:30pm : INSTITUTIONAL SPEECHES
06:30pm - 08:00pm : PhD THESIS AWARDS OF GRENOBLE ALPES
08:00pm : NETWORKING COCKTAIL-DINNER


Thursday 6 June

8 - 8:30am  Welcome

8:30 - 10am PLENARY LECTURES

Glycobiology, new perspectives for neuroscience
- Rita Gerardy-Schahn, Head of Institute of Clinical Biochemistry, Hannover Medical School

How risk science can support decision-making under uncertainty
- Terje Aven, Professor of Risk Analysis and Risk Management at the University of Stavanger

3RD SUSTAINABLE IOT WORKSHOP
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by NEED

GESTURAL REPERTOIRES: MOVING BETWEEN THE INFRAORDINARY, THE ORDINARY AND THE EXTRAORDINARY
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by Performance Lab

3RD QUANTUM ENGINEERING DAY
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by Quantum Engineering

SOCIETAL IMPACTS OF RESEARCH ON EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE AND STUDIES ON THE ORIGIN OF LIFE
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by Origin of Life

ON THE FUTURE OF GLYCOSCIENCES?
From 10:30am to 6pm
Organized by Glyco@Alps

EXCELLENCY IN INDUSTRY-RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP
From 10:30am to 4pm
Organized by 3 Carnot Institutes: LSI, Polynat and Energies du Futur

MEETINGS: CONNECTING DOCTORAL RESEARCH
From 4:30pm to 6pm
Organized by The Doctoral College of Grenoble Alpes

PANEL DISCUSSION: "OPEN SCIENCE & OPEN ACCESS"
From 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Organized by the Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes

Official launch of the interdisciplinary AI institute MIAI Grenoble Alpes (Multidisciplinary Institute in Artificial Intelligence)

From 1pm to 2pm
Organized by MIAI Grenoble Alpes
06:00pm: NETWORKING COCKTAIL
proposed by The Doctoral College of Grenoble Alpes



Published on July 4, 2019