Toulouse: Virtual Rugby, Cybersex and Travel to Mars … The Futurapolis Festival Arrives !

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Futurapolis Festival arrives in Toulouse

Festival of innovation, Futurapolis held in Toulouse Friday, 24th and Saturday, 25th November 2017. Innovations that the public can test in a large ephemeral lab of 700 m2.

Schedule a genetically modified super baby, think about the city of tomorrow and discover the solar briefcase, traveling by air taxi, imagine a vertical farming or discuss sexuality and cybersex robots! The sixth edition of Futurapolis held on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November, 2017, in Toulouse and conferences and debates program is rich and varied.

Hyperloop and test tube baby

This festival of innovation takes place in several places of Toulouse. To attend these conferences, it will go to medical school or the Natural History Museum . Renowned speakers will be present throughout the two days. The Minister of Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, and evoke the education revolution Friday, November 24 at 11: 30 pm, at the Faculty of Medicine.

The same day, same place, Professor René Frydman, father of the first test-tube baby evoke the great bazaar of procreation, 10.30am. Bibop G. Gresta, President of Hyperloop will present him at 4.15pm on the 24th November, always at the medical school. And at 5.30pm, the public will meet Olivier Guez, Renaudot prize in 2017 for his book The death of Josef Mengele . The full program of conferences and debates can be consulted on the website of Futurapolis .

Workshops and events

Futurapolis are also 48 hours to discover, test and have fun. Au Quai knowledge and driveways Jules Guesde, the lab Futurapolis , a large laboratory of over 700 m 2 will be installed . The public will be able to walk on the moon, with a virtual moonwalk experience. Or test bicycles, Segways and electric scooters new generation on a dedicated bike path.

Many workshops are also organized to discover robots, flying drones, virtually integrate Blagnac rugby team, or become a master of a control tower.

Lab Futurapolis
Open on Friday, 24 and Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 9 am to 6.30pm 
Au Quai knowledge and driveways Jules Guesde in Toulouse
Lectures in Natural History Museum and the medical faculty at 9.30 pm, Friday, November 24 
full program on

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