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SACI President Steven Brittan Speaks at SPACE AND EARTH DNA WEEK in Treviso, Oct. 24-26

Dava Newman, former Deputy Administrator of NASA

Part of a panel of astronauts, designers, entrepreneurs, and activists, SACI President Steven Brittan is one of seven speakers for SPACE AND EARTH DNA WEEK, an international symposium dedicated to design technologies for space exploration and building techniques.

On October 24, 25, and 26, Fabrica presents SPACE AND EARTH DNA WEEK: international experts will discuss in round tables about high technologies and design strategies of space exploration and building techniques, along with themes such as the relationship between people, machines, Space and planet Earth for managing sustainable cities, intelligent clothing and exploring the universe to build a better inhabited earth.

SACI President Steven Brittan will present his lecture “Urbanization and Resilience; New Smart City tools for measuring and managing sustainable cities” on Thursday, October 25 at 4:30pm. Guillermo Trotti, architect, designer, and member of the SACI Board of Trustees, is also one of the symposium speakers, and will present his lecture “EarthDNA – Accelerating Positive Change for Spaceship Earth” on Thursday, October 25 at 11:30am.

Free entrance, events in English
Fabrica
Via Postioma, 54/F
Catena di Villorba (Tv)

Speakers:

Paolo Nespoli, Senior Astronaut, European Space Agency (ESA)

Dava Newman, professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Guillermo Trotti, architect and designer

Vittorio Cafaggi, D Airlab (Dainese)

Steven Brittan, designer and President at Studio Arts College International (SACI), Florence

Julien Cantegreil, NewSpace entrepreneur and activist

Rob Van Kranenburg, founder of The Internet of Things Council

Schedule

Wednesday, October 24

18:30
Paolo Nespoli, Senior Astronaut, European Space Agency (ESA)
Lecture: “In Space for Earth” 

Thursday, October 25

10:30
Dava Newman, professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
“Exploring Space For Earth: Earth’s Vital Signs Revealed”

11:30
Guillermo Trotti, architect and designer
“EarthDNA – Accelerating Positive Change for Spaceship Earth”

15:00 
Vittorio Cafaggi, D Airlab (Dainese)
“Intelligent clothing: airbags to protect humans today and tomorrow”

16:30
Steven Brittan, designer and President at Studio Arts College International (SACI), Florence
“Urbanization and Resilience; New Smart City tools for measuring and managing sustainable cities”

18:00
Julien Cantegreil, NewSpace entrepreneur and activist
"Space/Earth: Building a narrative for one of our generation's most pressing exploration"

Friday, October 26

11:00
Round table with Paolo Nespoli, Dava Newman, Guillermo Trotti, Vittorio Cafaggi, Steven Brittan, Julien Cantegreil and Rob Van Kranenburg.

 

For more information, email Fabrica.

Fabrica is a communication research center. It is based in Treviso, Italy, and is an integral part of the Benetton Group. Fabrica was established in 1994 from a vision of Luciano Benetton and Oliviero Toscani. Fabrica aims to inspire a specific creative category of young “social catalysts” who, at the end of their experience at the center, will continue their work independently.


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