On 3 and 4 June the 3rd Delos Global Gathering took place, in the framework of the ALPHA MISSION – ΔELOS initiative, highlighting the power of interdisciplinary and intersectional cooperation for the protection of life on Earth.
The meeting was attended by 70 leading representatives of science, education, space technology, arts, environment, philosophy and inner development.
Among the speakers were Costas Synolakis – Μember of US National Academy of Engineers, natural hazards professor, Mark Moffet – Tropical biologist, ecologist, story teller, Farooq Chaudhry – OBE, co-founder & Producer, Akram Khan Company, John Tasioulas – Director of the Institute for Ethics in AI, University of Oxford, Athena Coustenis – Astrophysicist, Planetologist at Paris Observatory-PSL, Marshall Marcus – CEO, European Union Youth Orchestra, Marianne Poncelet – Executive Vice-President, International Yehudi Menuhin Foundation, Richard Dunne – Founder & director, the Harmony Project, Indra Adnan – Founder, The Alternative Global, Gary Bolles – Author, Chair for the Future of Work, Singularity University, Kiran Bir Sethi – Designer, Founder, Riverside School, Brent Sherwood – Senior vice president, Advanced Development Programs for Blue Origin and Akram Khan – MBE, dancer, choreographer.
One of the most special moments of the gathering was the performance of “Peaux” by Iannis Xenakis from Pleiades. The internationally acclaimed Greek percussion soloist Dimitris Desyllas with his ensemble “TYPANA” in front of the island’s emblematic lions performed the work with unique power, symbolizing the deep connection between ancient myths, art and human creativity.
The concert alongside with the talks of the gathering will be available to the public online and on television from 21 June and on.