May 25th at 10 am
Futuro Remoto Opening – 31st edition


On Thursday, May 25th, at 10 am, in Piazza del Plebiscito, in Naples, officially opens Futuro Remoto 2017 – Connections.  Filippo de Rossi, Campania Cur president , the Director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples, Giuseppe Gaeta, Legacoop National President  Mauro Lusetti, the Chairman of the National Research Council, Massimo lnguscio, The Mayor of Naples, Luigi de Magistris, the President of the Campania Region, Vincenzo De Luca, the secretary of State at the Ministry of Education, University and Research, Vito De Filippo.


From Thursday 25th  to Sunday 28th  May, Futuro Remoto “Connections”, the 31st Edition will animate visitors  Plebiscito Square for the 3rd consecutive edition  with:

  •  4 days of activity
  • 9  dome
  • 12 thematic islands
  • 100 meetings with international guests, experts and researchers to discuss on topical issues
  • 10,000 demonstrations and experiments
  • 550 actors
  • 2000 researchers to show what’s happening every day in their labs
  • 60 companies to know the new frontiers and the new challenges of technological innovation
  • 100 schools to transform the square into an exceptional didactic classroom

Following the success of the 2016 edition, which has reached the record number of 230,000 visitors, the big science village will be dedicated this year to the theme Connections, because creating encounters and connections is the spirit that characterizes the whole event: a consolidated co-operation , Which is enriched at every edition, joining on one occasion the main actors of culture, research, science, university and local and national association.

The village of science offers everyone the opportunity to reach out scientific phenomena, see the protagonists of the research at work and learn about new challenges and new opportunities in the world of innovation, scientific and technological research with a focus on 12 great themes: aerospace; agrifood; energy; Green chemistry; Intelligent factory; systems for mobility; Life sciences; Living environments; Smart communities; Design, creativity and Made in Italy; cultural heritage; A sea of ​​resources. Science shows, shows, music, lessons in the square, science games. Robots, 3D printers, new vehicle prototypes, radar and satellite systems, and all the latest technology

Awarded for the second consecutive year of the President of the Republic’s medal, Futuro Remoto also aims this year to strengthen the connection between science and society: every day from 10 am to 10 pm visitors will be able to attend conferences, workshops, debates, exhibitions and scientific demonstrations by young people, researchers and experts. Great scientific experts, university professors and young researchers will come out of their usual working places to move to the village of science at Piazza del Plebiscito and to confront the public.

Futuro Remoto website Program
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