!!!Barcelona Disputatio 2015
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!!‘Natural vs. Artificial Intelligence’

The Barcelona Knowledge Hub of the Academia Europaea announces the  organisation of its __3rd modern-day Disputatio of Barcelona__, which will be held on 9–11 December, 2015.
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The Disputatio of Barcelona will take place within the framework of the __Disputatio Week of 2015__, which will include different scientific and social activities. This year’s topic is __Natural vs. Artificial Intelligence__.
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!December 9, 2015 (Wednesday)

*__13.00 h – 16.00 h__	AE Board Meeting-1 (IEC, Puig i Cadafalch)\\

*__18.00 h – 20.00 h__ __(Open to the public)__ ''__Disputatio of Barcelona__:'' __Natural vs. Artificial Intelligence__\\''Disputantes:'' __Núria Sebastián__, UPF, and __Ulises Cortés__, UPC.\\(Royal Chapel of St. Agatha, viewing the famous ''Epiphany'' altarpiece by Jaume Huguet, 1412-1492) 

*__20.00 h – 21.30 h (Open to the public)__ Concert of __Lidia Pujol__ on “The Music of the Time of Ramon Llull (1232-1316)”. (Royal Chapel of St. Agatha)

!December 10, 2015 (Thursday)

*__09.00 h – 13.00 h__ AE Board Meeting-2 (IEC, Puig i Cadafalch)\\

*__13.30 h – 15.00 h__ 	Lunch offered to the AE Board&Council, members of the YAE, and the International Advisory Committee (IAC) of the BKH in the distinguished “Cercle del Liceu”. Visiting the pinacotheque and paintings by Ramon Casas (1866-1932)\\

*__17.00 h – 20.00 h__ IAC Annual Meeting (IEC, Puig i Cadafalch)

!December 11, 2015 (Friday)

*__09.00 h – 17.00 h__ __(Open to the public)__ InterSection Workshop on “__The panoptic vision of the world: science and humanities, or science vs. humanities?__”\\Venue: Institute for Catalan Studies (Nicolau d’Olwer Room) and Super Computing Centre, “Mare Nostrum”. Speakers and convenors: Convenors: [Genoveva Martí|User/Marti_Genoveva],  [Sergiu Hart|User/Hart_Sergiu]. Speakers: [Anne Buttimer|User/Buttimer_Anne], Amadeu Viana, [Maria Paradiso|User/Paradiso_Maria], Xavier Maymó, Raba Barkakati, [Marc Mayer|User/Mayer_Olivé_Marc], Ramon Gomis, [Salvador Giner|User/Giner_Salvador].\\Homage to [José Mariano Gago|User/Gago_José_Mariano] (1948-2015): Rosalia Vargas, [Ricard Guerrero|User/Guerrero_Ricard], [Enric Banda|User/Banda_Enric].\\

!Detailed programme


*__8.30 - 9.00__ Documents delivery
*__9.00 - 9.15__ Welcome address

*__9.15 - 10.15__ __In remembrance of José Mariano Gago (1948-2015)__\\Convenor: __Rosalia Vargas__, president of Ciência Viva (Agência Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica), Portugal\\Participants: Rosalia Vargas, Lisbon; Enric Banda, MAE, Barcelona; Ricard Guerrero, MAE, Barcelona	
*__10.15__ Convenor: __Genoveva Martí__\\MAE. ICREA Research Professor, Dept. of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Barcelona			 

*__10.15 - 11.00__ ''Inaugural Lecture:'' Challenges of Knowledge Integration: An International Dialogue Project\\__Anne Buttimer__\\MAE. Emeritus Professor of Geography, University College of Dublin, Ireland	

*__11.00 - 11.30__	COFFEE BREAK
*__11.30 - 12.00__ Three codes for life: Biology, language and information\\__Amadeu Viana__\\Professor of Linguistics, Dept. of Catalan Philology, University of Lleida

*__12.00 - 12.30__ 	xxxxx\\__Maria Paradiso__\\MAE. Professor of Geography and Planning, Dept. of Social Sciences, University of Sannio, Italy

*__12.30 - 13.00__ Mens and intelligentia in the Roman World\\__Marc Mayer & Víctor González Galera__\\University of Barcelona

*__13.00 - 15.00__	LUNCH BREAK

*__15.00__ Convenor: __Sergiu Hart__\\MAE. Economist. Xxx, Israel

*__15.00 - 15.30__ Smart cities or smart citizens: Which is the future?\\__Naba Barkakati__\\Chief Technologist at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Washington DC, USA

*__15.30 - 16.00__ From capitalism to neoliberalism: Is economy a science? Two effects on 			humans\\__Xavier Maymó__\\CEO, FIMARGE, Andorra la Vella

*__16.00 - 16.45__ Closing Lecture: An uncertain victory: The sociological intelligence\\__Salvador Giner__\\MAE. Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Barcelona
*__16.45 - 17.00__ Conclusions and Perspectives

*__17.30__ Departure by bus for the Super Computing Centre, “Mare Nostrum”,\\C/ Jordi Girona, 29 (Pedralbes), UPC. (Previous registration is required.)

!THIRD SESSION: The Super Computing Centre, “Mare Nostrum”

*__18:00- 19.30__ Convenor: __Ulises Cortés__\\UPC\\Visit to the Centre\\“Ramon Llull, proto-European, and proto-founder of computational sciences”.

!December 12, 2015 (Saturday)

*__09.00 h – 18.00 h__ Visit to the cellar [Vega de Ribes|http://www.vegaderibes.com] (Garraf), directed by winemaker Enric Bartra. For members of the IAC, and invitees. (Following the production of the new wine.)\\Visit to the [Roman Quarry of El Medol|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_quarry_of_El_M%C3%A8dol] (Tarragona).\\[[Go and back by bus]
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[Event site|http://barcelona.acadeuro.org/?tribe_events=disputation-week-2015]