Greener Pastures – Is There Hope for Humanity in Biology?

Greener Pastures – Is There Hope for Humanity in Biology?
schedule:
Thursday 6.12, 19:00 - 21:30 | Natural History Museum

A Utopian Night at the Museum // Special gala event at The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History in Ramat Aviv 19:00 // Opening Cocktail 19:45 // Tour of the Botanical Gardens and Natural History Museum 20:30 // Greener Pastures - Is There Hope for Humanity in Biology? How will science contend with the multitude of complex and inter-related problems of the 21st century? Food and water shortages, extreme weather and physical conditions, antibiotic-resistant disease, not to mention dinosaurs and dragons? A conversation at the intersection of science and imagination, anxiety and hope. Participants: Colin Trevorrow (director, "Jurassic World"), Peter Watts (author, "Blindsight"), Omri Amirav-Drory (founding partner, tech.bio), moderator: Katharina Dermuhl (Futures researcher, social entrepreneur) 21:30 // Special Film Presentation of "Jurassic World" (2015) The evening pass includes entry and participation of all events, including opening cocktail and film screening. Join the Facebook event: http://bit.ly/UtopiaMuseum18
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