100xCIENCIA MEETING- 7 to 9 October


It will include plenary sessions with the Severo Ochoa Centres and with the invited communicators, round table sessions with interchange of ideas on good praxis and examples of success. In addition audiovisual material from the Severo Ochoa centres will be shown, focused on the activity of its research groups and its key results in R+D during recent years. There will be an exhibition zone with promotional material of the Severo Ochoa Centres of Excellence. 



6th October 2015

Palacio Salazar, Santa Cruz de La Palma


17.00 -19.00  

REGISTRATION  at H10 Taburiente Hotel

The organization will provide a transportation service from Hotel Taburiente (Los Cancajos) to Santa cruz de la Palma and back.

19.30 - 21.00       

WELLCOME COCKTAIL at Palacio Salazar

The exhibition "Luces del Universo" (Lights of the Universe) will be open to all participants



7th October 2015

Circo de Marte Theatre, Santa Cruz de La Palma


08.00 - 09.00       

REGISTRATION (Severo Ochoa stands and audiovisual projections)

09.00 - 09.30



09.30 - 10.00



Why does anyone care about dinosaurs, Pluto and the Higgs boson anyway?

10.00 - 10.45  
SESSION 1:    Rafael Rebolo (IAC)
    Lluis Torner (ICFO)
    Manel Martínez (IFAE)
10:45 - 11:15
  COFFEE (Contemporary Art Museum)
11:15 - 12.10   
SESSION 1:    Luis Ibáñez (IFT)
(cont.)   Juan José Hernández (IFIC)
    Debate [IAC, ICFO, IFAE, IFT, IFIC]
12.10 - 13.15   Round Table 1:

Science and solutions to the problems and challenges of the XXI century

Moderator:    Julio Barbas (IN)
Participants:   Manuel de León (ICMAT)
    Malén Ruiz de Elvira (former science correspondent in El País)
    Michele Catanzaro (Freelance)
    Teresa García Milà (Barcelona GSE)
    Mateo Valero (BSC-CNS)
    María Lapetra (Gabinete BASF)
13.15 - 15.00
15.00 - -15.40  
SESSION 2:    Manuel de León (ICMAT)
    Luca Gerardo-Giorda (BCAM)
    Debate [ICMAT, BCAM]

15.40 - 16.10



El reto de hacer ciencia en un diario

16.10 - 17.10  
SESSION 3:    Pedro Gómez (ICN2)
    Avelino Corma (ITQ)
    Miquel A. Pericàs (ICIQ)
    Debate [ICN2, ITQ, ICIQ]
17:10 - 17:40
  COFFEE (Contemporary Art Museum)
17.40 - 18.40  

Round Table 2: Science policy in Spain and Europe. Support for Excellence in R+D

Moderator:    Fernando Rey (ITQ)
Participants:   Juan Lerma (IN)
    Carmen Castresana (CNB)
    Francisco Sánchez (IAC)
    Marina Villegas (MINECO)
    Octavi Quintana (European Commission)
    Avelino Corma (ITQ)
19.00 - 20.30   PUBLIC LECTURES
21.00 - 23.00   CONFERENCE DINNER



8th October 2015

Circo de Marte Theatre, Santa Cruz de La Palma


09.00 - 10.00

SESSION 4:    Mateo Valero (BSC-CNS)
    Teresa García Milà (Barcelona GSE)
    Josep Samitier (IBEC)
    Debate [BSC, Barcelona GSE, IBEC]

10.00 - 10.30



Promises, promises -- and how to get inspiration from society

10:30 - 11:00
  COFFEE (Contemporary Art Museum)
11.00 - 12.00  
SESSION 5:    Vicente Andrés & Borja Ibáñez (CNIC)
    Joaquín A. Pastor (CNIO)
    Joan Guinovart (IRB Barcelona)
    Debate [CNIC, CNIO, IRB Barcelona]
12.00 - 13.00   Round Table 3. The impact on society of activities to popularize science
Moderator:    Juan José Negro (EBD)
Participants:   Pere Estupinyà (Freelance)
    Javier Gregori (Cadena SER)
    Peregrina Quintela (ITMATI / BCAM external scientific member)
    Joan Guinovart (IRB)
    Miquel A. Pericàs (ICIQ)
    Gonzalo Remiro (FECYT)
13.00 - 15.00
15.00 - 22.00  

 VISIT to the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory, administered by the IAC, host Severo

Ochoa centre of 100xCIENCIA




9th October 2015


09.00 - 12.00     

EDUCATIONAL TALKS in S/C de La Palma y Los Llanos de Aridane     


9.00 -10.20     
SESSION 6:    Michela Bertero (CRG)
    Carmen Castresana (CNB)
    Juan Lerma (IN)
    Juan José Negro (EBD)
    Debate [CRG, CNB, IN, EBD]

10.20 - 11.00


Invited LECTURE - Pampa García Molina (SINC)

Periodismo científico, del paper a la noticia

11:00 - 11:30
  COFFEE (Contemporary Art Museum)
11.30 - 12.30  

Round table 4: The presence of science in the media: present and future           

Moderator:    Pere Buhigas (RTVE)
Participants:   Patrick Illinger (Süddeutsche Z.)
    Rosa Tristán (Freelance)
    Noemí Gómez (EFE)
    Alberto Aparici (IFIC)
    Pablo Jáuregui (El Mundo)
    Antonio Calvo Roy (AECC)
12.30 - 13.00    CLOSING CEREMONY (Conclusions)





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