TRANSFORMER, October 19 17:35 — 18:20

Comfortable urban environment, culture, safety, accessibility, space for human life

Experts will attempt to demonstrate how science fiction and technology have inspired and influenced each other. They will give examples from the fields of nanotechnology and other advanced technologies, which have enabled visions of the future imagined by science fiction writers of the past to become reality, and they will also talk about breakthroughs which may soon allow us to create some of the technologies imagined by today’s writers. The discussion will focus on medical technology, one of the most important areas in applied science today.