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SISSA Colloquium | Quantifying Performance and Success in Science and Art

Budinich Main Lecture Hall

A talk by Roberta Sinatra of IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) on success in science and art as a way to testing our ability to measure and predict success. Sinatra will discuss in particular the role of luck in achieving success and will address the relation between performance and success in a variety of settings, highlighting the challenges of gauging performance through success.

 

Trieste Next and the European Researchers' Night 2019

Three days of talks, round tables and open-air laboratories for the eight edition of Trieste Next, entitled “Big Data, Deep Science: il futuro della scienza e degli umani nell’era dell’intelligenza aumentata”.  On Friday, from 4 to 11 pm, a focus on the life and passions of researchers, with Sharper the European Researchers' Night.

To find out more: triestenext.it, sharper-night.it

Claire de…Jazz

A musical itinerary, from Debussy to jazz. Musicians from all nations taking part in GMEL (Global Music Education League) join together for a remote live concert and an interactive performance. By Conservatorio di Musica "G. Tartini" di Trieste.

SISSA Colloquium | Consciousness and our place in nature

What is consciousness, and what is its neural substrate in the brain? Why does consciousness fade with dreamless sleep even though the brain remains active? Giulio Tononi, neuroscientist and psychiatrist of the University of Wisconsin, will introduce the Integrated information theory (IIT) as an attempt to answer these and other questions in a principled manner.

Navigando

A new appointment within the Navigando initiative to talk about designing the ship of the future by new emerging technologies, shape optimisation techniques, digital twin(s) and HPC solutions. With Christian Veldhuis (MARIN), Matteo Diez (CNR INM) and Antonio Traverso (CETENA).

The event is free, but registration is encouraged at mareFVG.

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