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Programme

Tuesday 7 November

17.00-20.00 hrs.
Lecture Seeing in three dimensions. Learning from Michelangelo’s mistake by Sir Colin Blakemore, President World Cultural Council
LUMC Education Building, Buruma Room, Hippocratespad 21, Leiden
Hosted by Professor Pancras Hogendoorn, Dean of Leiden university Medical Center.

Wednesday 8 November

9.30-12.00 hrs.
Special Lectures by WCC Award Winners
Academy Building, Great Auditorium, Rapenburg 73, Leiden

9.30-10.30 hrs.
Reticular Chemistry: The Journey to Beautiful and Functional Porous Crystals Lecture to be given by Professor Omar M. Yaghi, Albert Einstein World Award of Science Winner.
Hosted by Professor Geert De Snoo, Dean of Leiden University Faculty of Science

10.30-11.00 hrs.
Coffee Break

11.00-12.00 hrs.
Subdivide and Conquer: A Quest for the Hidden Beat Lecture to be given by Professor Russell Hartenberger, Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts Winner.
Hosted by Professor Mark Rutgers, Dean of Leiden University Faculty of Humanities

12.00-15.00 hrs.
Lunch (attendance by invitations only)

15.00-17.00 hrs.
2017 WCC Award Ceremony

Live video starts at 15.00 hrs CET

Pieterskerk Leiden, Pieterskerkhof 1, Leiden

  • Albert Einstein World Award of Science
  • Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts
  • Special Recognition Diplomas
  • Reception
  • Musical performances by the Leiden University Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA).

19.00 hrs
VIP guests’ dinner
Attendance by invitation only

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