Official Opening of the KIT Science Week

On October 10, 2023, in the KIT Audimax and via Livestream - Keynote by Marine Biologist Antje Boetius
Anke Boetius Kerstin Rolfes, AWI
Antje Boetius

How does science contribute to a sustainable society? This is the subject of the discussion kicking off the KIT Science Week. What do we have to do and what can we do for the future of our planet? Professor Antje Boetius, Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, is convinced: “We have opportunities and can move things forward together. But time is short.”

Listen to the keynote and panel discussion and have a look at the Market of Possibilities that presents innovative climate and environmental projects in the entrance hall of Audimax.

Date and Venue

Tuesday, 10/10/2023, 19:15 - 21:00 hrs, Admission starting 6 PM
Building 30.95, Straße am Forum 1, 76131 Karlsruhe

Registration not required

On the Podium

Oliver KraftKIT
Prof. Dr. Oliver Kraft

Vice-President Research of KIT

Mario BrandenburgBundesregierung / Steffen Kugler
Mario Brandenburg

Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Education and Research

Petra OlschowskiMWK
Dr. Hans J. Reiter

Ministerial Director and Deputy Minister at the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and Arts

Otmar WiestlerPhil Dera
Prof. Dr. Otmar Wiestler

President of the Helmholtz Association

Frank MentrupStadt Karlsruhe
Dr. Frank Mentrup

Lord Mayor of the City of Karlsruhe