June 16-19, 2019 in Trondheim, Norway
The Big Challenge sciencefestival
Stephen Fry | Amy Webb | Rachel Botsman | Edward Snowden | Ben Goldacre | Jeremy Jackson | Donna Zuckerberg | Sting | Robert Plant | And more...
IN TRONDHEIM
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Hours
Minutes
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Festival Program
Stephen Fry
17. June 2019
Actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and all round national treasure.
Truth and politics
Edward Snowden
Future technology trends
18. June 2019
Amy Webb
Sting
19. June 2019
Composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist
Art and technology
18. June 2019
Moon Ribas, Neil Harbisson
Classics and misogyny in the digital age
19. June 2019
Donna Zuckerberg, Thea Thorsen
Who can you trust?
19. June 2019
Rachel Botsman
Classics and beauty and the beast
19. June 2019
Stephen Harrison
What autonomous systems are capable of
18. June 2019
Raffaello D’Andrea
Economic development
19. June 2019
Kalle Moene, Ragnar Torvik
Bad science
16. June 2019
Ben Goldacre
Education and health
16. June 2019
Terje Andreas Eikemo
The Climate – positive solution
17. June 2019
Nils Røkke
Snake robotics
18. June 2019
Kristin Y. Pettersen
Suzanne Vega
19. June 2019
Singer-songwriter, musician and record producer
Research on sustainability
17. June 2019
Annemie Wyckmans, Trond Amundsen
Barcode of life
18. June 2019
Dan Janzen
Global health issues
16. June 2019
Christopher J.L. Murray
Research in economics and public policy
19. June 2019
Sir Paul Collier
How to tell the truth
19. June 2019
Charis Thompson
Sustainability and scientific evidence-based thinking
17. June 2019
Maria Strømme, Daan Frenkel, Alex Hansen
Climate change
17. June 2019
Kate Marvel
Hacking of medical devices
18. June 2019
Marie Moe
The Gunnerus Award
17. June 2019
The Gunnerus Award in Sustainability Science
JO SVERRE
17. June 2019
Singer and songwriter
Robert Plant
17. June 2019
Singer, songwriter, and musician
Patti Smith
17. June 2019
Singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist
AAMUND MAARUD & LUCKY LIPS
17. June 2019
Musician/Band
EMMA
18. June 2019
Singer
BENDIK
18. June 2019
Singer
Sondre Justad
18. June 2019
Singer
Code of ethics
19. June 2019
A symposium on the ethical implications of the digititization of our society
AI CHALLENGE — the Future of Artificial Intelligence
18. June 2019
Curious about the future? Join the Challenge AI conference
The Micro Challenge
16. June 2019
Art exhibition: Ane Graff and Aksnes & Moen
Bad science
16. June 2019
Ben Goldacre
Education and health
16. June 2019
Terje Andreas Eikemo
Global health issues
16. June 2019
Christopher J.L. Murray
The Micro Challenge
16. June 2019
Art exhibition: Ane Graff and Aksnes & Moen
Stephen Fry
17. June 2019
Actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and all round national treasure.
The Climate – positive solution
17. June 2019
Nils Røkke
Research on sustainability
17. June 2019
Annemie Wyckmans, Trond Amundsen
Sustainability and scientific evidence-based thinking
17. June 2019
Maria Strømme, Daan Frenkel, Alex Hansen
Climate change
17. June 2019
Kate Marvel
The Gunnerus Award
17. June 2019
The Gunnerus Award in Sustainability Science
JO SVERRE
17. June 2019
Singer and songwriter
Robert Plant
17. June 2019
Singer, songwriter, and musician
Patti Smith
17. June 2019
Singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist
AAMUND MAARUD & LUCKY LIPS
17. June 2019
Musician/Band
The Micro Challenge
16. June 2019
Art exhibition: Ane Graff and Aksnes & Moen
Future technology trends
18. June 2019
Amy Webb
Art and technology
18. June 2019
Moon Ribas, Neil Harbisson
What autonomous systems are capable of
18. June 2019
Raffaello D’Andrea
Snake robotics
18. June 2019
Kristin Y. Pettersen
Barcode of life
18. June 2019
Dan Janzen
Hacking of medical devices
18. June 2019
Marie Moe
EMMA
18. June 2019
Singer
BENDIK
18. June 2019
Singer
AI CHALLENGE — the Future of Artificial Intelligence
18. June 2019
Curious about the future? Join the Challenge AI conference
The Micro Challenge
16. June 2019
Art exhibition: Ane Graff and Aksnes & Moen
Sting
19. June 2019
Composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist
Classics and misogyny in the digital age
19. June 2019
Donna Zuckerberg, Thea Thorsen
Who can you trust?
19. June 2019
Rachel Botsman
Classics and beauty and the beast
19. June 2019
Stephen Harrison
Economic development
19. June 2019
Kalle Moene, Ragnar Torvik
Suzanne Vega
19. June 2019
Singer-songwriter, musician and record producer
Research in economics and public policy
19. June 2019
Sir Paul Collier
How to tell the truth
19. June 2019
Charis Thompson
Code of ethics
19. June 2019
A symposium on the ethical implications of the digititization of our society
The Micro Challenge
16. June 2019
Art exhibition: Ane Graff and Aksnes & Moen
Sting
19. June 2019
Composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author, and activist
Suzanne Vega
19. June 2019
Singer-songwriter, musician and record producer
JO SVERRE
17. June 2019
Singer and songwriter
Robert Plant
17. June 2019
Singer, songwriter, and musician
Patti Smith
17. June 2019
Singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist
AAMUND MAARUD & LUCKY LIPS
17. June 2019
Musician/Band
EMMA
18. June 2019
Singer
BENDIK
18. June 2019
Singer
Sondre Justad
18. June 2019
Singer
The Micro Challenge
16. June 2019
Art exhibition: Ane Graff and Aksnes & Moen
Code of ethics
19. June 2019
A symposium on the ethical implications of the digititization of our society
AI CHALLENGE — the Future of Artificial Intelligence
18. June 2019
Curious about the future? Join the Challenge AI conference
Stephen Fry
17. June 2019
Actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director and all round national treasure.
Truth and politics
Edward Snowden
Future technology trends
18. June 2019
Amy Webb
Classics and misogyny in the digital age
19. June 2019
Donna Zuckerberg, Thea Thorsen
Who can you trust?
19. June 2019
Rachel Botsman
What autonomous systems are capable of
18. June 2019
Raffaello D’Andrea
Economic development
19. June 2019
Kalle Moene, Ragnar Torvik
Bad science
16. June 2019
Ben Goldacre
Research on sustainability
17. June 2019
Annemie Wyckmans, Trond Amundsen
Global health issues
16. June 2019
Christopher J.L. Murray
Research in economics and public policy
19. June 2019
Sir Paul Collier
How to tell the truth
19. June 2019
Charis Thompson
Sustainability and scientific evidence-based thinking
17. June 2019
Maria Strømme, Daan Frenkel, Alex Hansen
Climate change
17. June 2019
Kate Marvel
Get Your Festival Tickets
festival tickets

—  3700 / 1400 / 1100 NOK

The festival pass gives access to all lectures and presentations during the festival, along with all the concerts

Students and Pupils

—  3300 / 930 / 700 NOK/

A valid student or university student ID must be presented when the pass is redeemed. The pass provides the same access to events as a regular festival pass.

concert pass

—  2460/ 930 NOK

The consert pass provides only access to the music events at Solsiden during the festival. It is possible to buy daypass

About the Big Challenge

The Big Challenge Science Festival  is an international  gathering of scientists, artists, musicians, and leaders; coming together in Trondheim Norway, daring us all to think differently about how we should influence the future — and how the future will influence us.
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