Preparing for the future

12/10/2018 - Press release
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Preparing for the future

A series of meetings proposed by Piero Angela dedicated to students and their future.

Under the direction of Piero Angela, a symbol of popularisation in Italy and author of dozens of books with millions of copies, four hundred of the brightest students in Turin meet famous scientists active in physics, biology, medicine, information technology and ecology - Silvio Garattini, Roberto Cingolani, Riccardo Zecchina, Sergio Paoletti, Paolo Legrenzi, Nicola Armaroli, Maria Caramelli, Maria Silvana Salvini, Anna Ceresole, Juan Carlos De Martin - politicians and membersof civil society such as Enrico Letta, Sabino Cassese and Gherardo Colombo; entrepreneurs like Gianfelice Rocca; communication experts such as Ferruccio De Bortoli.

The lectures are  "complementary to the programme " that goes with the scholastic contents, integrating key contemporary themes with traditional subjects: the Infosphere ", Artificial Intelligence, the relationship between history, technology and creativity, the environment and energy,  demographic issues and the great migrations.

From 11th  October 2018 to 26th  February 2019 twenty or so lectures and a final seminar between young people and experts on: "Professions of tomorrow": jobs that in 90% of cases do not exist yet.

Split into ten meetings moderated by Piero Bianucci, the conferences will be held in the Great Hall of the Politecnico di Torino and will be streamed and available on demand on the websites of Fondazione per la Scuola,  Politecnico di Torino and Associazione CentroScienza

The project is in its second edition and is carried out  by Fondazione per la Scuola of Compagnia di San Paolo, in collaboration with the Politecnico di Torino  and the Regional School Office for Piedmont.

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