ALLEA General Assembly 2018 Programme

Preliminary Programme

All events will take place in the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences at the Large Lecture Hall unless indicated.

16 May 2018


12:30 – 17:00  

Science in Times of Challenged Trust and Expertise

Symposium organised by the ALLEA Working Group Truth, Trust and Expertise

Keynotes by Onora O’Neill, University of Cambridge; Antonio Loprieno, University of Basel; José van Dick, University of Utrecht.   

17:30 – 20:00  

Award Ceremony for the 2018 All European Academies Madame de Staël for Cultural Values Prize



Festive celebration at the National Archaeological Institute with Museum (Location: 2 Saborna Str., 1000 Sofia, 10 minutes walking distance from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)     



17 May 2018



8:30 – 13:00


Symposium organised by SAPEA: Science Advice for Policy by European Academies

14:00 – 18:30


ALLEA Business Meeting (open only for ALLEA Member Academies)

18 May



9:00 – 17:00 (TBC)



Post-conference Cultural Programme: 
One-day tour to Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture 2018

Price: 35-45 € (TBC)



Important note: The two scientific symposia and the ALLEA award ceremony are open to the general public whereas the Business Meeting is a private meeting to be attended only by ALLEA Member Academies’ representatives.