The Tarn Science Festival 2018

The Science Festival will take place from october 6th to 14h 2018 at IMT Mines Albi.

28 September 2018

The Science Festival is a major event on the national scale. It will take place from september 28th to october 31st in the Tarn region.

  • On one hand, this event allows to scientifsts to present their works to people.
  • On the other hand, it offers to citizens to discover science and the scientific jobs.


Bringing together science and society


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The Science Festival is managed by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and organized by different organizations such as Science Animation for the french region Occitanie. The groupe is made up of regional organizations that carry actions on the territory. In the Tarn, this event is supported by local authorities, many nonprofit organisations and companies. Science en Tarn is the organization that units all these players and coordinates the actions.

From october 2nd to 24th, come and enjoy a unic experience!



IMT Mines Albi: a major player for the Science Festival


Days for schools
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IMT Mines Albi, major player for training,research and innovation, is involved for many years for spreading scientific and technical culture. It organizes public open house, scientific exhibitions, and lectures.  We participate to the Science Festival by opening our research centers on october 8,9 and 10 to schools to let them discover science jobs and scientific researchs by our researchers, laboratory workers, and PhD students of IMT Mines Albi in our major scientific expertise fields.

In partnership with Main à la Pâte and the working group "Canopé du Tarn", we welcome pupils on october 9 and 10 for workshops (movies, interactive workshops, visits of the research centers...).

Lecture by Gérard DE VECCHI "Training the critical thinking"

How do we need to react facing the beliefs' increase? What perspectives do a social life full of rumors offers to us? Explanations and debate by Gérard DE VECCHI.


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We invite you to attend a lecture
by Gérard DE VECCHI

"Training the critical thinking"

In French
Tuesday october 16th - 7:00pm
IMT Mines Albi