The event Science & Technology in the Public Sphere took place on Tuesday 19 March 2019 at INNOVATHENS, Gazi attracting approximately 200 members of the public.
On the occasion of completing 2 years of circulation, the Science & Technology magazine Prisma and SciFY organised a panel discussion with high profile speakers that discussed issues related to science and technology, that concern us all. The event concluded with interesting questions and discussion with the audience.
The panel participants were:
Kostas Fotakis, Alternate Minister of Research & Innovation
Vangelis Karkaletsis, Director of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, Research Director, IIT, NCSR Demokritos
Manolis Plionis, President and Director of the National Observatory of Athens, Professor of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Eleni Rethimiotaki, President of the Hellenic Republic, National Bioethics Commission, Associate Professor, Law School, UOA
Fotini Stylianopoulou, President of the Board of Directors, Pasteur Institute, Professor Emeritus of the University of Athens
The discussion was coordinated by Manolis Patiniotis, History of Science Professor, HPS, UOA, Lida Arnellou, PhD in Science Communication, Dimitris Petakos, PhD in History of Science.
The announcement of the event is available here.