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Budapest to host inaugural Brain Bar Festival in June

Budapest, Hungary.
Budapest, Hungary. Image by Dennis Jarvis / CC BY-SA 2.0

Budapest will host the first Brain Bar Festival from 4 to 6 June. Top scientists and thinkers from twenty countries will gather to discuss issues such as technological innovation, the role of the state and the future of cities, companies, education and health. The event will take place at eight different locations with around 2000 participants, including 80 world-famous lecturers such as Niall Ferguson, history professor at Harvard and Philip Zimbardo, psychology professor from Stanford. Read more: hungarytoday.hu