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All events in 2018

22 January 2018 at 18:00 - 22 January 2018 at 20:15

Björn Merker about consciousness and the brain

Lectures

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo.

The meeting is open to the public.

31 January 2018 at 09:00 - 31 January 2018 at 19:00

International Polar Ocean Day

Scientific conferences

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo.

With the sea ice retreat the gateway to the high Arctic and the Polar Ocean is opening up. New opportunities appear which need to be met both in science, politics and through international collaboration.

13 February 2018 at 18:00 - 13 February 2018 at 20:00

Blue Growth: What is it?

Lectures

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78

Open meeting organized by the Committee for Climate, Environment and Resource Use.

3 May 2018 at 09:30 - 3 May 2018 at 11:30

Nansen's Doctorate and the Neuron Doctrine - 130th Anniversary Symposium

Scientific conferences

Location: Gamle Festsal, Karl Johans gate 47

 

9 May 2018 at 10:00 - 9 May 2018 at 15:00

Water Ethics: Ocean, Freshwater and Coastal Areas

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78

1 September 2018 at 19:00

Journalist Dinner at The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Other events

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78

National and international journalists and editors - including the winners of the Kavli Prize scholarships for science journalists - are invited to a journalist dinner at the Academy.

Speeches by the President of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Ole M. Sejersted, and the Vice-President of the World Federation of Science Journalists, Milica Momcilovic. 

By invitation only.

2 September 2018 at 16:30 - 2 September 2018 at 18:30

Kavli Foundation Reception

Other events

Location: Grand Hotel Oslo

The Kavli Foundation invites to a reception on the Grand Hotel Penthouse Terrace. 

The reception is an opportunity for the Foundation to bring together all its constituents and their guests to celebrate the Kavli Prize Laureates — past and present. Each invitee can bring one guest.

By special invitation only.

3 September 2018 at 10:00 - 3 September 2018 at 14:00

Kavli Prize Laureate Interviews

Vivienne Parry and Adam Rutherford will interview the Kavli Prize laureates live on stage at the University of Oslo. Both Parry and Rutherford are experienced science journalists, who will help the audience gain a deeper understanding of the laureates and their award-winning research. 

3 September 2018 at 14:00 - 3 September 2018 at 14:40

Kavli Prize Concert with Ian Hobson

Other events

Location: University of Oslo

The recognized pianist and conductor Ian Hobson, who has been described as "one of the finest pianists of his generation", will be the performer at the Kavli Prize concert. 

3 September 2018 at 18:00 - 3 September 2018 at 20:00

Kavli Prize Reception

Other events

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo.

The reception at The Norwegian Academy is an informal celebration in honor of the 2018 Kavli Prize laureates. 

Online registration is now open, by invitation only. 

4 September 2018 at 14:00 - 4 September 2018 at 15:30

Kavli Prize Award Ceremony

Other events

Location: Oslo Concert Hall

His Majesty King Harald V will present the Kavli Prizes to the Laureates at the Award Ceremony. 

Alan Alda and Heidi Ruud Ellingsen co-host a gala event where artists from both the US and Norway entertains. 

The ceremony is televised by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.

The doors open at 13:00. Refreshments will be served.
Guests are kindly requested to take their seats no later than 13:45.
Please present your invitation or registration on entry to the Oslo Concert Hall.

Dress code: Dark suit.

4 September 2018 at 19:00

Norwegian Government's Kavli Prize Banquet

Other events

Location: Oslo City Hall

Minister of Research and Higher Education, Iselin Nybø, is the host for the Banquet in honor of the Kavli Prize laureates. 

His Majesty King Harald V will be present. 

Among the 550 guests you will find many researchers and presidents of scientific institutions from around the world. 

Dress code: Black tie/national costume. 

The dinner is by special invitation only.
Invitations are distributed by e-mail by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

6 September 2018 at 09:45 - 6 September 2018 at 12:00

Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim

Lectures

Location: The Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The Kavli Prize winners in nanoscience and neuroscience will each give a 15-minute presentation of their research.
The Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures are open to everyone.

6 September 2018 at 10:00 - 6 September 2018 at 18:30

The Astrophysics Symposium, University of Oslo

Scientific conferences

Kavli Prize Laureate Ewine van Dishoeck will give her Kavli Prize Laureate Lecture at the start of the symposium. 

The other speakers are:
- Debra Fischer, Yale University
- Martin Asplund, Australian National University
- Christopher J. Pethick, Niels Bohr International Academy, Denmark
- Sera Markoff, University of Amsterdam
- Sabine Hossenfelder, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
 
The symposium is open to everyone.

6 September 2018 at 13:30 - 6 September 2018 at 17:00

The Neuroscience Symposium at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim

Scientific conferences

The neuroscience Laureates A. James Hudspeth, Robert Fettiplace and Christine Petit will present their research at the Neuroscience Symposium. 

6 September 2018 at 14:00 - 6 September 2018 at 17:00

The Nanoscience Symposium

Scientific conferences

Location: The Norwegian University of Science and Technology

In affiliation with the Kavli Prize Lectures, NTNU Nano host a symposium focusing on nanoscience in a broad perspective.
Invited international scientists will present their research at a colloquial level for students, young researchers and scientific staff.

The speakers at this year's symposium are:

- Nobel Laureate Albert Fert
- Joanna Aizenberg
- Kristina Edström
- Albert van den Berg
 

6 September 2018 at 19:00

Dinner at The Archbishop's Palace, Trondheim

Other events

Location: Archbishop's Palace, Trondheim

The formal dinner at the Archbishop's Palace is an event in honor of the Kavli Prize Laureates hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim Municipality and Trøndelag County Council.

Dress code: Business.

The dinner is by invitation only.

19 September 2018 - 21 September 2018

Virginia-Nordic Precision Neuroscience II

Other events

Location: Store auditorium, Rikshospitalet / OUS

Konferansen har til formål å styrke samarbeidet mellom USA og Norge og de øvrige land i Norden for å fremme forskning og utvikling innen ‘Precision Neuroscience’, hvor diagnose og behandling av sykdommer i hjernen baserer seg på presis kunnskap om sykdommens og den enkelte pasients egenskaper. 

27 September 2018 at 18:00 - 27 September 2018 at 20:15

The environmental footprint of population growth

Lectures

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo

The world’s population is continuously growing. How does this growth affect climate change accelerators such as greenhouse-gas emissions? What is the true nature of the relationship between population growth and climate change, and what are the ethical considerations when addressing this relationship?

10 October 2018 at 10:30 - 10 October 2018 at 12:30

- Nansen Neuroscience Lecture 2018 -

Lectures

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters – DNVA, Drammensv 78

Open to the public, no charge.

Professor Coleen T. Murphy, Princeton, NJ, USA: "Regulation of Cognition and Longevity: What worms can teach us".

  

21 October 2018 - 22 October 2018

Soft and Complex Matter

Other events

Location: Norwegian Academy of Science and Letter, Drammensveien 78

Themes: Microfluidics, clays and active matter.

7 November 2018 at 11:30 - 7 November 2018 at 21:00

International VISTA seminar

Scientific conferences

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78

The annual VISTA seminar 

14 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

Sixth Abel Conference: A Mathematical Celebration of Robert P. Langlands

Scientific conferences

Location: University of Minnesota

The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is hosting the sixth Abel Conference in honour of the 2018 Abel Prize Laureate, Robert Langlands.

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