[PCST] World Knowledge Dialogue Symposium - Media Programme

Ariane Vlérick ariane.vlerick at wkdialogue.ch
Mon May 19 19:53:54 CEST 2008


The Second World Knowledge Dialogue Symposium will be held on September
10-13, 2008 in Crans-Montana, Switzerland.
Two main interdisciplinary themes will guide the debate:

*1. Collective network knowledge & human individual intelligence:
Convergences and divergences
*
*2. Collaborative Behaviour, Altruism & Conflict: From animal behaviour to
economics and prevention of violence
*
Keynote lectures on the relationships between knowledge, scientific
enterprise and responsibility encourage participants to frame their
contributions in terms of the question: *Does a knowledgeable person have
additional responsibilities in the 21st century?
*
Principal speakers include the Nobel Laureates: Kofi Annan, Christiane
Nüsslein-Vollhard and John Sulston. Debates will be moderated by WKD2008
Scientist in Residence, E.O. Wilson.

See the full list of scheduled speakers on our *Programme*:
http://www.wkdialogue.ch/symposia/2008/programme/index.html

*Accredited journalists wishing to observe the symposium can apply for
affiliation and special conditions of attendance*
*MEDIA PROGRAMME*:
http://www.wkdialogue.ch/registration-forms/media-programme/index.html
Deadline: July 31, 2008
Best regards,
-- 
Ariane Vlérick (PhD)
Scientific & Media Relations Manager
World Knowledge Dialogue - www.wkdialogue.ch
ariane.vlerick at wkdialogue.ch
Skype: ariane2101
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