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Several Nobel Laureates and prestigious international researchers from different scientific disciplines will share with the audience their passion and knowledge on a wide range of subjects, such as astrophysics, cosmology, quantum physics, botany, intelligent biomaterials or paleoanthropology. Tales of exploration, scientific challenges and a generous dose of Passion for Knowledge in the flagship sessions of the festival.

The keynote talks will take place every day in the Victoria Eugenia Theatre in San Sebastián. Moreover, on 3 and 4 October, some of the guest lecturers will also be giving talks in the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Baluarte Conference Centre in Pamplona.

Admission to all the Plenary Lectures is free of charge however, due to the limited capacity of the venue, prior registration is recommended.

Simultaneous interpretation service into English, Basque and Spanish will be available, and all sessions will be streamed live over this website.


Admission to all the Plenary Lectures is free of charge, however, due to the limited capacity of the venue, prior registration is recommended. The registration form will be published on 3 September.

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