ESOF2020: A record of applications

Six hundred proposals were recieved for ESOF2020, twice as many as in the two previous editions.


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ESOF2020: A record of applications

Six hundred proposals for the Trieste edition of the EuroScience Open Forum, twice as many as in the two previous editions. One year away from the event, the first acceptances from important guests, such as the mathematician Alessio Figalli, the Director of CERN Fabiola Gianotti, and the President of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) Hoesung Lee.

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In\visible Cities, in collaboration with proESOF Trieste 2020,  takes part in one of the major contemporary discourses with the seminar on Arts and sciences in the post-academic era scheduled for Wednesday, July 10th from 9.30 am to 1 pm at the Miela Theater in Trieste. A dialogue open to the public between experts, artists, curators of festivals and national and European events that explore the marriage between art and science.

Also, for the second consecutive year the Romanian organization Scientifica, with the support and patronage of proESOF Trieste 2020, offers a group of Romanian artists selected by call the possibility of visiting some scientific institutes based in Trieste to create new projects that link arts and sciences to be presented to the public in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) at the end of 2019.

As part of the round table Imagining the invisible - Saturday 13 July at 6.30 pm at the Santa Chiara Museum - Romanian artists will have the opportunity to get in touch and confront a community of international artists present in Gorizia on the occasion of In/Visible Cities.

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FIT - FIF Memorandum Signing - June 13th

Tomorrow, Fondazione Internazionale Trieste, ESOF2020 local organizer, will sign a memorandum with the Fondazione Italiana Fegato ONLUS (Italian Liver Foundation), with the goal of strenghtening and optimizing their relationship, to promote research, education and dissemination on translational medicine, work together to access new sources of funding and provide scholarships and grants for researchers.  Both organizations have a strong commitment to research excellence, innovation and networking on a national and international scale.

The signing will be held at FIT’s Headquarters, the Sottostazione Elettrica in the Old Port of Trieste, at 11 AM and will feature FIF President Adriano del Prete, FIT President and ESOF2020 Champion Stefano Fantoni and Claudio Tiribelli, Scientific Director of FIF.

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