Dates & DeadlinesSGEM Vienna GREEN, Schloß Schönbrunn

Conference Plenary Programme 2020

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

SGEM International Scientific Conferences on Earth & Planetary Sciences
Extended Scientific Sessions „GREEN SCIENCE FOR GREEN LIFE“
SGEM Vienna GREEN 8-11 December, 2020

 

  • 8 Dec, Tuesday
  • 9 Dec, Wednesday
  • 10 Dec, Thursday
  • 11 Dec, Friday

08 December, 2020 /TUESDAY/

09:30 - 09:45 h

OPENING REMARKS

9.45 - 11.00 h

PLENARY SESSION

11:15 - 11:45 h

SCIENCE MEETS ART PANEL: Lecture “Engaging Communities Through Climate Storytelling” Chantal BilodeauPlaywright, Founder and artistic director of Arctic Cycle, Interactive presentation.

How can theatre be a powerful agent for change in addressing the climate crisis? Storytelling can open up avenues for difficult conversations and inspire action. Founder and Artistic Director of The Arctic Cycle, Chantal Bilodeau, will discuss Climate Change Theatre Action, a biennial initiative that presents a series of worldwide readings and performances of short plays about the climate crisis. See how we can connect local and global issues and give agency to communities.
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11:45 - 13:00 h

PLENARY SESSION

13:00 - 13:30 h

SCIENCE PANEL: Guest Lecturer speech focused on the sustainable water use

13:30 - 14:30 h

NOON BREAK

14.30 - 16.45 h

PLENARY SESSION

16.45 - 17.20 h

SCIENCE MEETS ART PANEL: Lecturer Xavier Cortada – Professor of Practice: Artist, University of Miami, USA. Interactive presentation "Using Socially Engaged Art to Make the Invisible Visible",

Using art’s elasticity to work across disciplines, Cortada creates processes that engage community in problem-solving. Focusing on the pandemic and our climate emergency, Cortada takes us on a journey through his science art and socially engaged art practice.
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09 December, 2020 /WEDNESDAY/

9.30 - 11.00 h

PLENARY SESSION

11:00 - 12:00 h

SCIENCE MEETS ART PANEL: “Rebuilding Nature. Rebuilding Humanity” Oliver Kellhammer - Ecological artist, educator, activist and writer. Through his botanical interventions and public art projects, Oliver seeks to demonstrate nature’s surprising ability to recover from damage.
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12:00 - 13:15 h

PLENARY SESSION

13:15 - 13:45 h

SCIENCE PANEL: Lecture on the impact of climate changeon the Earth's ecosystems and the ways to reduce it.

13:45 - 14:30 h

NOON BREAK

14.30 - 15.30 h

PLENARY SESSION

15.30 - 16.00 h

SCIENCE PANEL: Lecture on how energy touches everything from engineering and economics to biology, chemistry, and geophysics.

16.00 - 17.30 h

PLENARY SESSION

17.30 - 17.45 h

PERFORMANCE PANEL: Dr. Agata Stepien, Poland/Spain Dance Stop motion montage with analog photos where a professional ballerina shows almost ritual movements-dancing-fighting in which she is necessarily accompanied by her own shadow.
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10 December, 2020 /Thursday/

9.30 - 11.00 h

PLENARY SESSION

11:00 - 12:00 h

SCIENCE MEETS ART PANEL: “Tunings and New Paradigms in Music” Composer/Pianist Michael Harrison, discusses how musical tunings create new paradigms in music.

Harrison will show the development of the just intonation tuning he invented for his critically acclaimed work "Revelation" as well as playing excerpts from his recent performance of the work in Rome.
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12:00 - 13:15 h

PLENARY SESSION

13:15 - 14:30 h

NOON BREAK

14.30 - 15.30 h

PLENARY SESSION

15.30 - 16.00 h

SCIENCE PANEL: Lecture on how much energy we'll need, what sources are (and will be) available to us, and how to think realistically-and optimistically-about our energy consumption?

16.15 - 17.15 h

PLENARY SESSION

17:15 - 18:00 h

SCIENCE MEETS ART PANEL: “La storia nel vuoto” (The story into the void) live performance by Davide Piero Runcini – graduate of Arts Academy Roma. Piano concert with projections of paintings, the result of the synesthetic study of the consorts who have been working together for over 10 years.

Correspondence of disciplines such as correspondence of souls, empathy. The beauty will save the word. Art as awareness of the past, consolation of present difficulties and energy for the future....yes, Art will cure the world!
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11 December, 2020 /FRIDAY/

9.30 - 10.45 h

PLENARY SESSION

11:00 - 11:30 h

SCIENCE MEETS ART PANEL: „The Post-Pandemic City of Tomorrow“ Edric Choo Poo Lang – O2 Design Atelier. Covid-19 and the cities of tomorrow - Architecture and Urban Design for Positive Climate Change.
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11:30 - 12:45 h

PLENARY SESSION

12:45 - 13:15 h

SCIENCE PANEL: Lecture on how can cities transition to ecocity design? What are the greenest modes of travel? How can we continue to drive cars and still live sustainably.

13:15 - 14:30 h

NOON BREAK

14.30 - 15:45 h

PLENARY SESSION

16.00 - 16.30 h

SCIENCE PANEL: Lecture on why (and how) the sun gives off light, how much sunlight energy the earth's surface gets in an average day, how much land we'd need to supply all our energy needs through sunlight?

16.30 - 17:15 h

PLENARY SESSION

17.15 - 17:20 h

CLOSING REMARKS

17.20 - 17.30 h

SCIENCE MEETS ART PANEL: Martin Panteleev One of Europe’s most eclectic musical stars, renowned conductor, violinist and award-winning composer.
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SWS Thematic Guest Lecturers

  • All
  • Architect
  • Art
  • Choreographer
  • Climatechange
  • Composer
  • Conductor
  • Ecology
  • Pianist
  • Urbandesign
  • Violinist
  • Writer

Vienna – the epitome of Christmas’ traditional celebrating –
will be once again the host of our annual
SGEM Green GeoConference.
Less than two weeks before the holidays, we will gather and co-operate in order to share the latest development and achievement in the fields of green sciences and sustainable technologies.

Come and join the double experience of being part of one of the biggest scientific forums as well as spending exceptional moments in the top Christmas destination.