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FALLING WALLS AND BERLIN SCIENCE WEEK
The world Science summit


Falling Walls and Berlin Science Week invite you to this year’s World Science Summit, held remotely from 1 – 10 November 2020. 

This year we shift from physical events to a global virtual showcase, with free digital access for everyone. We acknowledge the combined effort of scientists worldwide to overcome the pandemic, and its many effects. Make sure to attend this event, where some of the world’s best researchers gather to discuss and celebrate the most recent breakthroughs in science and society from all over the world. In addition, take part in a wide range of mostly digital events, such as workshops, symposiums, exhibitions or science slams, organised by renowned international academic institutions.

 

When

1 – 10 November 2020, with a daily science highlight programme at Noon GMT (13.00 Berlin Time) and the Grand Finale on 9 November

What

500+ speakers, 200+ sessions, 1 digital platform with live-streamed breakthroughs, expert panels, workshops and lectures

Where

Completely remote – Free digital access from wherever you are plus selected physical events in Berlin

 

Our Grand Finale is live streamed at Noon GMT (13.00 Berlin Time) on 9 November 2020 and will showcase the 10 Breakthroughs of the Year, as selected by our distinguished jury, counting more than 100 jurors under the leadership of renowned experts in their respective fields.

It is our aim to gather the most important researchers and thinkers, and engage the global public. By giving a stage to impactful ideas and science breakthroughs across all borders and disciplines, we wish to share and inspire innovative thinking all over the world.

REMOTE PROGRAMME 2020

With over 500 speakers, 200 panel discussions and live events, we will bring together some of the most recent breakthroughs, outstanding science projects and bright minds globally in ten academic fields to inspire how science and innovation can change society. 

The full schedule will be online by the end of September. Register now to get the latest update.

We kindly thank the partners of Falling Walls and Berlin Science Week


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