• 24-29 June 2019
  • Switzerland

STARMUS FESTIVAL V

A GIANT LEAP

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Day 1
Sunday, 18th June 2017
Day 2
Monday, 19th June 2017
  • 10:00

    Starmus Morning Entertainment

  • 11:00

    BBC Radio 4’s

    The Infinite Monkey Cage
    with Charlie Duke, Sandra Magnus, Terry Virts and Claude Nicollier

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    Brian E. Cox
  • 13:15

    Opening Ceremony

  • 13:30

    The Role of Science in the 21st century

    Nobel Laureate Panel Discussion: May-Britt Moser, Robert Wilson, Edvard Moser, George Smoot, Adam Riess, Finn Kydland, Susumu Tonegawa, Chris Pissarides, Torsten Wiesel, Tim Hunt and Stefan Hell.
    Opening Keynote: Carlos Moedas, EC
    Moderated by Adam Smith

  • 16:00

    Apollo 17 and Beyond

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    Harrison Schmitt
  • 16:30

    Cosmic Connection

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    George Smoot
  • 16:50

    Supernovae Reveal an Accelerating Universe

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    Adam Riess
  • 17:10

    String Theory and the Fabric of Spacetime

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    Brian Greene
  • 19:30

    The Spacewalker: First Time

    Movie about Alexei Leonov, first man to walk in space.

  • 21:30

    STAR PARTY

    DJ Artone, DJ Favorite, DJ BK Duke

Day 3
Tuesday, 20th June 2017
Day 4
Wednesday, 21st June 2017
  • 10:00

    Starmus Morning Entertainment

  • 11:30

    RT presents “Space Journalism 360: New Era”

    Moderated by

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    Larry King
  • 12:30

    Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

    VR Zone

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    Lisa Randall
  • 13:00

    How we can survive Trump, Climate Change and other Global Crisis?

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    Jeffrey Sachs
  • 13:20

    Decoding truth in films

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    Oliver Stone
  • 13:40

    Innovation, Capital Formation, and Economic Policy

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    Finn Kydland
  • 14:00

    The Era of Post-truth and fake news

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    Larry King
  • 15:30

    Work in the age of Robots

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    Sir Chris Pissarides
  • 16:00

    On Steering the Artificial Intelligence

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    Jaan Tallinn
  • 16:50

    108 minutes: The World on Fire

    Panel members: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugene Kaspersky, Finn Kydland, Oliver Stone, Chris Pissarides

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    Larry King
  • 21:00

    Concert Modern Primitives

    special guests:
    Nuno Bettancourt, Grace Potter and Devin Townsend

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    Steve Vai
Day 5
Thursday, 22nd June 2017
  • 10:00

    Starmus Morning Entertainment

  • 13:30

    Living beyond 2100: On Earth and Beyond

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    Martin Rees
  • 13:50

    Climate Change: Facts and Fictions

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    Katharine Hayhoe
  • 14:10

    Life on Planet Ocean:

    From DNA to Crochet and Twitter

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    Nancy Knowlton
  • 14:30

    CRISPR-Cas9:

    a gene editing technology that revolutionises life sciences

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    Emmanuelle Charpentier
  • 16:00

    Energy and Matter at the Origin of Life

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    Nick Lane
  • 16:20

    Understanding the planetary life support systems:

    Next generation science in the ocean basins

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    John Delaney
  • 16:40

    Panel Discussion on Outreach and Education

    Members: Torsten Wiesel, Alexandra Witze, Susan Bailey, Claude Nicollier, Markus Reymann, Sandra Magnus, May Britt Moser, Ane Brun
    moderated by

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    David Eicher
  • 21:00

    Our Wilderness Concert

    We promise you an electrifying two hours with the legends of Prog Rock, THE PINEAPPLE THIEF, and the stunning, melodic sounds of Sweden’s singer songwriter, JENNIE ABRAHAMSON.

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    The Pineapple Thief
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    Jennie Abrahamson
Day 6
Friday, 23rd June 2017
  • 10:00

    Starmus Morning Entertainment

  • 11:30

    The Dark Side of the Universe

    Priyamvada Natarajan on VR-stage

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    Priyamvada Natarajan
  • 13:30

    The brain´s positioning system: why do we not get lost ?

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    Edvard Moser
  • 13:50

    Memory: Your Most Mysterious Friend

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    Susumu Tonegawa
  • 14:10

    Sufficiently Advances Technologies:

    Indistinguishable from Magic, or from Nature?

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    Jill Tarter
  • 14:30

    A Mission for Planetary Diversity

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    Paul D.N. Hebert
  • 15:00

    The view from above…

    perspectives on Earth and our place in the Universe

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    Terry Virts