Chile: 2017 Edition of the Futures Congress

Organised by the Senate of Chile, Prof. Mauro Giacca, will be taking part in this year's Futures Congress in Santiago, from 9 to 14 January 2017. The Congress has been held each year since 2011 to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Congress of the Republic of Chile. It remains a unique forum that brings together world famous scientists and humanists to discuss the future problems and challenges facing the planet - today.

Prof. Giacca will participate in the panel entitled "Ciencia de hoy, medicina del mañana" - Science of today, medicine of tomorrow - on Friday, 13 January at 4.30 pm (Italian time), together with Prof. Alexis Kalergis and Prof. Karina Yaniv - available in live streaming ( and for download.

See the programme and further information at and at @congresofuturo

The Futures Congress is organized in collaboration with the IIC and the Italian Embassy.

In addition, during his visit to Chile, Prof. Giacca will present a seminar at the retreat of the School of Biological Studies, Los Andes, and meet with numerous officials at the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research CONICYT and the Universities of Vlaparaíso, Santa María, Pontificia Católica and the University of Chile.

Chile has been a full and active Member State of ICGEB since 1994.

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Pictured Left (L-R): Prof. Jorge Allende, former ICGEB Appointed Governor and Liaison Officer, Prof. Mauro Giacca, ICGEB Director-General, Her Excellency, Ms Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile, and Prof. Alexis Kalergis, ICGEB Liaison Officer and Senate Scientific Advisor

Pictured Right (L-R): Amb. Gabriel Rodriguez, ICGEB Appointed Governor, Prof. Mauro Giacca, and Prof. Alexis Kalergis


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