The session will be devoted to the connections between basic sciences, their connections with other sciences, innovation and engineering, their contributions to medicine and health, their connections with energy technologies, climate action and protection of the environment, and their contributions to education. The complex phenomena in basic and social sciences, the required evolution of the relationship between science and society, the cross-talk between science and the social media, and the process of preparation and implementation of science policies will be also explored.

Nebojša NEŠKOVIĆ, Secretary-General, World Academy of Art & Science

Maria da Graça CARVALHO, Member of the European Parliament; FWAAS
Carlos ALVAREZ-PEREIRA, Executive Committee member, Club of Rome; FWAAS
Susan CLARK, Adjunct Professor, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; FWAAS
Juri ENGELBRECHT, Former President, Estonian Academy of Sciences; Trustee, WAAS
Angela WILKINSON, Secretary-General, World Energy Council; FWAAS
Isaac WITZ, Editor, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Tel Aviv University, Israel; FWAAS
Alexander ZIDANSĚK, Professor, Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School; FWAAS