Event 8

Sara Abad, Pilar Cortada, Xavier Ginesta and Susana Martínez-Conde talk to Mohamed El Amrani

Inauguration of Hay Festival Segovia. The Human at the Centre: Science and Creativity

Venue: IE University. Aula Magna

In a world where advances in technology will enhance our efficiency and perform many of our tasks for us, creativity and other essentially human skills will become increasingly valuable.

In this inaugural panel the young singer and environmental activist Sara Abad, the Galician neuroscientist, professor and researcher in New York; Susana Martínez-Conde, the pilosopher Pilar Cortada, director of Eina Obra —an initiative aimed at promoting the transition towards socially and ecologically sustainable practices through design and art— and professor at the State University of New York; the author of books on the human essence and technology entrepreneur Xavier Ginesta and other guests will take part in this discussion about the brain and its relationship to creativity along with the winner of the 2014 Princesa de Girona Social Award and Community Builder of Banco Sabadell Foundation, Mohamed El Amrani.

There will be a book signing at the end of the event in the room next to the entrance of IE University

Event in Spanish

Price: €9.00 (EUR)