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15-18 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Noosphere of Vernadsky and Future Civilization

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, NDU, Lebanon

 

Symposium Program

 

 

 

9.00- 9.30 Attendance Registration

 

 

 

9.30- 10.30 Opening Session

 

Dr. Nada Saad Saber, Director, Public Relations and Cultural Affairs Office, NDU

 

Abdo Kahy, Director, Lebanese Center for Societal Research, NDU

 

Mr. Suheil Matar, Vice-President, Public Affairs and Communications, NDU

 

Dr. Zahida Darwiche Jabbour, Secretary General, Lebanese National Commission for UNESCO

 

Dr. Suheil Farah, President, Open University for the Dialogue of Civilizations

 

Fr. Dr. Walid Moussa, President, NDU

 

 

 

10.30- 12.00 Session I

 

Theme: The Noosphere as a Cosmic Civilizational Precedent

 

Chair:

 

Dr. Nidaa Abou Mrad, Vice-President, Research, Antonine University, Lebanon

Panelists:

 

Dr. Efim Malitikov, President, International Association Znanie (Knowledge): Vladimir Vernadsky and the Educational Revolution of the Twenty-first Century;

 

Pr. Yuri Yakovets, President, Pitirim Sorokin International Institute, and Dr. Vladimir Remyga, President, Eurasian Commission for the Silk Road Project, Moscow-Shanghai: Vladimir Vernadsky and Nikita Moiseyev: The Great Utopia of the Noospheric Civilization

 

Dr. Suheil Farah, President, Open University for the Dialogue of Civilizations: The Philosophy of Vernadsky of Science and Future Civilization

 

12.00- 12.30 Coffee Break

 

 

 

12.30- 14.00 Session II

 

Theme: Evolutionary Directions of Vernadskys Predictions in the Noospheric Field

 

Chair:

 

Dr. Mirna Abboud Mzawak, Head, Department of Social Sciences, Holy Spirit University-Kaslik ( USEK), Lebanon

 

Dr. Liubov Gordina, President, Noosphere Spiritual-Ecological World Assembly, Moscow: The Legal System of Humanity in the Noosphere Ethical-Ecological Constitution for Mankind

 

Dr. Petr Nikitsinko, Member, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus: Noospheric Economy in Vernadskys Predictions

 

Dr. Nizar Dandach, Professor of Physics, Lebanese University: No Salvation for the Crises of Civilization Except Through Noospheric Thought

 

Dr. Tatiana Shestova, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Global Studies, Moscow State University: Vernadsky and the Evolutionary Approach in Global Studies

 

14.00- 15.00 Lunch

 

 

 

15.00- 15. 30 Closing Session

 

Seminar conclusions and recommendations, and honoring of speakers: Dr. Wajih Kanso, Professor of Philosophy, Lebanese University, Dr. Nada Saad Saber, Abdo Kahy and Dr. Suheil Farah.