|JoŽl de Rosnay|
President of Biotics International, Paris, France
JoŽl de Rosnay is the Special Advisor to the Director General of the Citť des Sciences et de l'Industrie at La Villette of which he was Director of Forecasting and Assesment until June 2002. From 1975 to 1985 he was Director of Research Applications at l'Institut Pasteur (the Pasteur Institute in Paris). He is particularly interested in advanced technologies and the applications of system theory and he is the author of several scientific books aimed at a large public, among them "L'Homme Symbiotique, regards sur le 3eme millťnaire" (Symbiotic Man, a look into the third millenium), "La plus belle histoire du monde", (The most beautiful history of the World) with Yves Coppens, Hubert Reeves and Dominique Simonnet. In 1990 he was winner of the Academie des Sciences Award for scientific communication.