Festival della Scienza

The Genoa Science Festival is an annual event which, since the first edition in 2003, represents a national arena where the most outstanding scientists and researchers from Italy and abroad present and discuss their latest advancements. This event is also a unique occasion for public of all ages to “experience” science through several interactive laboratories and “hands on” exhibits. Today the Science Festival is recognised as one of the most important events of science communication at a European level counting over 200.000 visits each year. Science Festival’s distinctive feature is the large team of Scientific Explainers. The scientific explainer is the connecting link between the public and the scientific community.

They assist the visitor in the discovery of the quantity of science surrounding him and the different phenomena involved (physical, chemical, etc.) It is widely recognised that the quality of the scientific explainers is fundamental for the final successful result of all exhibitions, since they are the catalyst between the scientists and the visitors at the exhibition. Every year, over 500 young men and women, university students, college graduates, graduate students and young researchers turn every visit to the Festival into an enjoyable learning opportunity.

Cyber Security? We'll take care of it!

  • NeCS - European Network for Cyber Security
  • 25 October - 4 November

Simulations, examples, audio-visual media and role-playing games will guide us through the world of Cyber Security, from the use of computer systems to encryption, trust and access management. Together we will discuss the main security issues related to the exchange of information on the Internet - sharing, cloud, social networks - and the risks involved. A special focus will be devoted to the Internet of Things and smart objects that, connected to the network, offer high potential but also problems in terms of security.

Genoa, Italy