September 29, 2014
CERN
Europe/Zurich timezone

PROGRAMME OF THE CEREMONY

3.15 p.m. OPENING OF THE CEREMONY

  • Welcome Address by CERN’s Director-General, Professor Rolf Heuer
  • Video presentation: “CERN and science for peace”
  • Official speeches
  • Video presentation: "CERN and the rise of the Standard Model"
  • Official speeches
  • Video presentation: "Knowledge and technology: from CERN to society”
  • Official speeches
  • Address by the President of the CERN Council, Professor Agnieszka Zalewska-Bak

 

Concert given by the European Union Youth Orchestra, directed by Maestro Vladimir Ashkenazy.

Programme:
Domenico Vicinanza – CERN 60th Anniversary project based on the sonification of the CONVENTION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT
OF A EUROPEAN ORGANIZATION FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH
Darius Milhaud - La Création du Monde


5.15 p.m. COCKTAIL

6.30 p.m. END OF THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

ORDER OF SPEECHES:

  • His Royal Highness The Duke of York, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • His Excellency Mr Nicolas Niemtchinow, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the French Republic to the United Nations Office and other international organisations at Geneva
  • Dr Mauro Dell'Ambrogio, State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, Swiss Confederation
  • Mr Peter Pellegrini, Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport, Slovak Republic
  • Professor Stefania Giannini, Minister of Education, University and Research, Republic of Italy
  • Professor Johanna Wanka, Federal Minister of Education and Research, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Professor Nuno Crato, Minister for Education and Science, Republic of Portugal
  • Professor Agnieszka Zalewska, President of CERN Council