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Bordeaux Geek Festival 2019

Science fiction, Web culture, high-tech, video games, parallel worlds, creative industries... Discover all these worlds with your family or friends at the Bordeaux Geek Festival, France's first geek culture festival.

  • Date : 8/06/2019 to 10/06/2019
  • Place : Parc des Expositions de Bordeaux Cours Charles Bricaud 33300 Bordeaux HALL 3 & 1 – PORTE K
  • Guest(s) : Thibault Desprez

Each year, the festival welcomes nearly 30,000 people around an active and passionate community. Experiences, knowledge, discovery, culture and entertainment will be at the heart of the festival for three days.

Inria will be present at this 5th edition through Thibault Desprez, PhD student in the FLOWERS project team.

He will host a conference on Saturday, June 8 at 1:30 pm entitled "Blade Runner: The Myth of the Cyborg"

Almost 40 years ago, Ridley Scott released his second science fiction film after the very influential ALIEN, released a few years earlier.  With Blade Runner, the horror gave way to dystopia, with the impact of technology on man and society at the centre of the story, a subject that is now at the heart of the debate. In the age of artificial intelligence and robotization, what are the criteria that allow us to distinguish a human being?

For more information, visit the BGF website.

Keywords: Geek FLOWERS Project-team