art and science international meeting
low power society and thought strategies
trancoso | portugal | june 21 to 23. 2007
free admitance
Joseph Brenner E. Brenner, born April 29, 1934 in Paris, son of the sculptor Michael Brenner (Lithuania, 1885 - New York, 1969) and Frances Brenner (New York, 1899 - New York 1996). After primary and secondary education in New York, received B.A. (Bachelor of Arts, 1953) then M.S. (Master of Science - Chemistry, 1954) degrees from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1958. In 1959 and 1960, post-doctoral work at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. From 1960 to retirement in 1993, worked first as a chemist at the central laboratory of E. I du Pont de Nemours, Inc. in the U.S., then in corporate development for the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe from the headquarters of Du Pont International in Geneva, Switzerland. Responsibilities for subsidiaries, technology transfer and joint ventures. In 1996-8, worked on the establishment of a network to support high-technology investment in the Suisse Romande. In 1998, began collaboration with Professor René Berger and the OEUF (Observatoire pour l'Etude de l'Université du Futur) on a Colloquium on Challenges of the Internet. Start of collaboration with Professor Basarab Nicolescu and the International Center for Transdisciplinary Research and Study (CIRET), Paris and Michel Camus in the Group 21, Paris. Publications: two scientific articles; collaboration in the catalogue raisonné/biography of my father, Michael Brenner. Article in the Cahier II of the "Memoires du XXIe Siècle" of Group 21; papers for CIRET. Associations: American Association for the Advancement of Science; Association F. Gonseth; New York Academy of Sciences; Swiss Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science. 

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