Day 1 – Sunday, October 22

Arrivals, accommodation in hotels in Castel Gandolfo (Villa Castel Vecchio, etc.), registration, leisure time, organised tour (Papal Palace, gardens with ecological farm, 30 ha of botanical gardens and 24 ha of vegetable gardens, the Vatican Observatory, the Saint Tomasso di Villanova Church – the work of Bernini). Other options: golf, kayaking, trekking.

5:00 p.m.

Opening, with Secretary of State Card. Pietro Parolin or Card. Mario Grech (General Secretary of the Synod of Bishops, Holy See) with the possibility to ask them questions

7:00 p.m.

Welcome Gala dinner with a beautiful view of the Albano Lake

Day 2 – Monday, October 23


9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m.

Start of conference. Welcome. Introduction.
Theme Section:
Power of Ideas – Ideas that affect us.
“Technological progress is like a razor: you can shave with it, and you can cut your throat with it”
Host: Phd Maciej Kawecki
William MacAskill – co-founder
of Centre for Effective Altruism (UK)
Aleksandra Przegalińska – expert on AI
Miron Mironiuk – founder of Cosmose ecosystem includes 1 billion smartphones and 20 million locations (Singapore)

12:00 a.m.
Coffee break
12:30 p.m.
Generational clash of views

1:30 p.m.

Lunch break in the form of “round tables” with the opportunity to win a mentorship relationship
2:30 p.m.
Transportation to hotels for siesta, rest and individual sightseeing
5:15 p.m.

Theme Section: Universe – How does progress in science change our worldview?
Speakers, e.g:
Lucio Angelo ANTONELLI – director of INAF
Representative – Vatican Observatory
Krzysztof Meissner – theoretical physicist

8:00 p.m.

Gala dinner with music