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Building Bridges 2024

The 35th Annual Conference of Academia Europaea (AE) and the 13th Annual Meeting  of Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

 

 

Conference Date: 26-28 November 2024
Conference venue: University of Science and Technology, H-14 building, Wrocław, Poland

 

 

We are delighted and honoured to welcome Building Bridges 24 Conference at Wroclaw Tech. Being entrusted with the privilege of hosting such a prestigious event fills us with immense pride. The vibrant atmosphere of our university and the surrounding city, serving both as a prolific research center and a conduit for innovative enterprises, renders it an exemplary venue for convening a conference of this significance.

Prof. Arkadiusz Wójs

Rector of Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
Director of Academia Europaea Wroclaw Knowledge Hub

 

 

DAY 0 / 25th November (MONDAY)
17.00-19.00

Board meeting 

DAY 1 / 26th November (TUESDAY)
09.00-12.00

Block 1

(Coffee breaks available during the day)

  • Class A1 meeting  – Humanities
  • Class A2 meeting – Social and Related Sciences
  • Class B meeting – Exact Sciences
  • Class C meeting – Life Sciences
  • Young Academy of  Europe meeting
12.00-13.00

Lunch

13.00-16.00

Block 2

  • Class A1 meeting  – Humanities
  • Class A2 meeting – Social and Related Sciences
  • Class B meeting – Exact Sciences
  • Class C meeting – Life Sciences
  • Young Academy of  Europe meeting
  • Academic Dialogue (120 min) 
  • Lecture for high school students (60 min) 
  • Hubs’ meeting
16.00 -18.00

Annual Business Meeting 

Social Program  – (tbc)

18.30- 20.30

Welcome Reception 

 

DAY 2 / 27th November (WEDNESDAY)
09.00-11.00

Class B session – Exact Sciences:

  • Prof. Heino Falcke – “Towards the ends of space and time – the first image of a black hole”
  • Prof. Ambrogio Fasoli -“Fusion energy and the European path to power plants”
  • Prof. Merouane Debbah – title tbc
11.00-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-12.50

Art & Science Session:

  • Monica Bello –  title tbc
12.50-13.30

André Mischke YAE Prize (1 lecture)

  • Speakers tbc
13.30-14.30

Lunch

14.30-16.00

Opening and Welcome to new MAEs

16.00-16.30

Coffee break

16.30-18.30

Class C session – Life Sciences:

  • Prof. Eske Willerslev – “Early Peopling of the Americas”
  • Prof. Yvonne Buckley  “Biodiversity in a warming world: how climate, climate action and land use shape biodiversity patterns”
  • Prof. Philippe Sansonetti  – “Tensions at the human-microbes interface at the time of anthropocene”
  • Prof. Botond Roska -“Restoring vision”
20.00-24.00

President’s Dinner

Exclusive dinner party for Members of Academia Europaea, held at the prestigious Bridge Hotel nestled in the heart of historic Wroclaw – places  are strictly limited.

DAY 3 / 28th November (THURSDAY)
9.00-10.30

Panel on urban innovations

  • Prof. Katarzyna Chojnacka
10.30 -11.00

Coffee break

11.00-13.00

Class A1 session –  Humanities:

  • Prof. Samuel Lieu – “Between Rome and China – Christianity and Manichaeism on the Silk Road”
  • Prof. Rubina Raja – “Making and breaking cities: the historiography of urban archaeology in the MENA region”
  • Prof. Helen Kennedy – “What does a good digital society look like?”
  • Prof. Shalom Lappin – “The Deep Learning Revolution in AI”
13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-16.00

Class A2 session – Social and Related Sciences:

  • Prof. Piotr Sztompka – “Moral turn in contemporary theory of society”
  • Prof. Edyta Roszko – “The Importance of Global Indigenous History in the Era of Climate Change”
16.00-16.30

Coffee break

16.30 -18.00

Panel of Class Chairs

  • Moderator – Prof. Helga Nowotny – title tbc
  • Class Chairs – Prof. Poul Holm, Prof. Eva Kondorosi, Prof. Paolo Papale, Prof. Bjorn Wittrock
DAY 4 / 29th November (FRIDAY)
10.00-18.00

Social programme (not available yet)

WROCŁAW UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Wrocław Tech is situated in the heart of Wrocław, Poland, providing an ideal environment for hosting such an conference. Its strategic location within Wrocław’s vibrant tech ecosystem ensures easy access for attendees. For more information about the city please check the link: About Wroclaw

The  map of our venue and the campus  is here:

 


PRESIDENT’S DINNER

The Bridge Hotel offers a delightful experience,  blending modern comfort and historic charm during the Presidents Dinner. Situated in the heart of Wrocław’s picturesque Old Town, the hotel boasts a prime location on the banks of the Odra River. Guests will enjoy a delightful dinner surrounded by the beauty of Wrocław’s iconic churches, historical building creating a picturesque backdrop for a memorable meal.

 

Suggested accomodation

Wrocław offers a diverse range of nice hotels close to the city center and the venue. Many establishments boast central locations, elegant decor, and amenities like spas, fitness centers, and gourmet dining options, promo code: Building Bridges 2024

The Bridge M Gallery Wrocław *****

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 15% discount from the price of the day
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 15% discount from the price of the day
  • Distance from the conference venue – 1,1 km:  9 min by public transport, 15 min by walk (Check on the map)

Booking email: hb1z1-re1@accor.com

Radisson Blu Wroclaw  *****

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 15% discount from the price of the day
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 15% discount from the price of the day
  • Distance from the conference venue – 1,3 km, 13 min by public transport, 19 min by walk (Check on the map)

Booking email: reservations.wroclaw@radissonblu.com

Double Tree by Hilton Wroclaw  *****

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 632 PLN (~147 euro)
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 707 PLN (~165 euro)
  • Distance from the conference venue – 1,5 km, 9 min by public transport, 20 min by walk (Check on the map)

Booking email: Wroclaw_Reservations@hilton.com

Mercure Wrocław Centrum ****

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 15% discount from the price of the day
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 15% discount from the price of the day
  • Distance from the conference venue – 1,8 km: 15 min by public transport, 25 min by walk. (Check on the map)

Booking email: H3374-RE@accor.com , H3374-RE1@accor.com

Qubus Wrocław ****

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 419 PLN (~98 euro)
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 580 PLN (~135 euro)
    Distance from the conference venue – 2 km, 18 min by public transport, 25 min by walk. (Check on the map)

Booking email: wroclaw@qubushotel.com

HP Park Plaza ****

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 375 PLN (~88 euro) Standard, 435 PLN (~102 euro) with the river view
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 484 PLN (~113 euro) Standard, 545 PLN (~127 euro)with the river view
    Distance from the conference venue – 2,1 km: 22 min by public transport, 29 min by walk. (Check on the map)

Booking email: hpwroclaw@hotelepark.pl

Art Hotel Wrocław ****

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 10% discount from the price of the day
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 10% discount from the price of the day

 

November 29th/30th:

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 600 PLN (~140 Euro)
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 680 PLN (~159 Euro)
  • Distance from the conference venue – 2,3 km, 25 min by public transport, 33 min by walk. (Check on the map)

Booking email: rezerwacja@arthotel.pl

Ibis Styles Wrocław Centrum ***

  • Price for single room including breakfast – 395 PLN (92 EUR)
  • Price for double room including breakfast – 460 PLN (107 EUR)
  • Distance from the conference venue – 2,3 km: 15 min by public transport, 32 min by walk. (Check on the map)

Booking email: H9347-RE@accor.com

Register for event

Registration of participants

Participation in the conference
200 €
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President's Dinner (Extra event at second day)
70 €
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