06th - 11th October 2016

Special session - Science paths

Thursday 09th October 2008 from 16h00 to 18h00
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre

Are you a born scientist?
In the continuation of middle school, the pupils strengthen their skills. By the end of the first year of high school, they choose between several general or technological paths.
A debate about scientific culture and the various and exciting jobs in the field of science to allow high schoolers to imagine the scientific careers... Unique research topics, exhilarating scientific adventures, keen scientists.
Speakers will tell of their own story, answer the high schoolers' -or the public's- inquiries, request more questions to bring more leads...

Hosted by Olivier Rey, scienctific journalist specialised in youth press.

L2i - the two infinities

Directed by
Jean-Jacques Beineix
Written by
Jean-Jacques Beineix
Produced by
CNRS Images, Cargo films

Documentary, France, 2008, 17 min

Since that man thinks, he tried to understand and dominate the elements, to organize chaos, to channel energy.

For 70 years, the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), covering all fields of science of the infinitely large to the infinitely small, accompanies him in his conquest of knowledge.


Debate with :

  • Olivier Rey, science journalist
  • Bénédicte Leclercq, assistant chief editor for "Pour la Science"
  • Brigitte Prot, trainer at the Paris Superior Institute of education
  • Roger Goglu, engineer at the Institut National des Sciences appliquées of Rouen
  • Régine Trebossen, CEA physicist
  • Frédéric Ravel, engineer-researcher in the CEA
  • Michel Viso, Exobiologist at the CNES (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales)
  • Jamal Ouzzani, researcher in the Institute of Natural substances' Chemistry (ICSN-CNRS)
  • Jean-Baptiste Fini, MNHN Researcher, regulations, development, molecular diversity department