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Q. What is the Nobel Prize Dialogue?
A. The Nobel Prize Dialogue is a free-of-charge, full-day event inspired by the Nobel Week Dialogue which has been taking place in Sweden in Nobel Week since 2012. This year it will be hosted in Germany for the first time. The event aims to stimulate discussion on a topical science-related theme by bringing together Nobel Laureates, the world’s leading scientists, key opinion leaders, policy makers, different interest groups and the general public, online as well as on-site. Bridging science and society, it is an opportunity to stimulate thinking, excite imagination and inspire greatness! The Nobel Prize Dialogue Berlin 2019 is produced by Nobel Media AB in cooperation with the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. German Partners are the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Volkswagen Foundation, and as supporter in kind Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
Q. When and where will Nobel Prize Dialogue Berlin 2019 be taking place?
A. The Nobel Prize Dialogue Berlin 2019 will take place on Friday, 08 November 2019 in Berlin, Germany at the Deutsche Telekom`s Representative Office (see Venue).
Q. Who organises the Nobel Prize Dialogue Berlin 2019?
A. The Nobel Prize Dialogue Berlin 2019 is produced by Nobel Media AB in cooperation with the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina – Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Robert Bosch Stiftung and Volkswagen Foundation. (see About Us). The event lasts just one day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Q. How can I participate?
A. Nobel Prize Dialogue Berlin 2019 is free to attend and registration for the event will open on Monday, 23 September 2019 on this website. However, this is on first come, first served basis. Registrations via telephone, fax, email or postal mail are not possible.
You can also participate online. In order to extend the reach of the meeting beyond the live audience in Berlin, the proceedings will be streamed to a worldwide online audience. All lectures and discussions will be streamed live. (08 November, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. UTC+01:00)
Q. Do I have to pay to attend this event?
A. Nobel Prize Dialogue Berlin 2019 is free to attend in person or to view online.
Q. If I can’t attend this event in person, can I still take part?
A. Yes, by viewing the meeting online. The videos are hosted on YouTube, so you won’t need any special software to view the event. The videos can also be streamed on mobile devices.
Q. Where can I find the event programme?
A. The event programme is available end of September on this website.
Q. Can I present my work at Nobel Prize Dialogue?
A. No, only invited speakers will present at Nobel Prize Dialogue.
Q. Will the meeting be in English or German?
A. The entire meeting is held in English, in principle. German simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
Q. Can I arrive late to the event?
A. The number of seats is limited. Admission is from 9:00 am to 9:40 am. If you would like to attend the event in the main hall, you should arrive as early as possible, as there is a largely free choice of seats on the day of the event.
In addition to the main hall, there will be another hall in which the event can be followed on site and in which parts of the discussions and talks will take place.
Q. Will I be captured on camera or film at Nobel Prize Dialogue?
A. At the Nobel Prize Dialogue, photos and moving images are taken. The moving images or parts of them are transmitted in various media. The photos and film footage are used by the organising partners Nobel Media AB, the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina – National Academy of Sciences, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Robert Bosch Foundation, and the Volkswagen Foundation and the Nobel International Partners (3M, ABB, Volvo Cars, Ericsson, Scania) for information purposes and for external presentation (print, online, social media).