Innovation at ESOF 2012
Policy Day at the Euroscience Open Forum 2012 (ESOF 2012)
The Euroscience Open Forum 2012 Policy Day will take place on Friday 13th July and will provide a unique opportunity for discussion, debate, networking and learning.
The Policy Day programme participants include key players in European and International Research Policy such as John Bell, chef de cabinet Geoghegan-Quinn; Robert-Jan Smits, Director General for Research & Innovation; Dominique Ristori, Director General of the Joint Research Centre; Prof. Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser to President Barroso, from Helga Nowotny, President of the European Research Council and Subra Suresh, Director of the National Science Foundation.
Policy Day will include over 20 sessions and workshops on topics such as Horizon 2020; Research Infrastructure; the European Research Area; Young Researchers and the Marie Curie Programme; International Research Collaborations; Policy Implications of Climate Change; Scientific Publishing and Open Access; Sustainable Growth and Fracking.
Policy Day will be formally opened with a plenary address by Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation & Science, entitled: Collaboration, Competition, Connection – evidence of intelligent design in European science policy?
A ‘Policy Day’ pass for individuals whom may not have time to attend the entire conference but wish to come to participate in policy day is available. The ‘Policy Day’ pass is for Friday July 13th only, at a rate of €100.
*Registration is now closed*
The next Euroscience Open Forum is taking place in Copenhagen in 2014.
Please see www.esof2014.org for more details