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Open Science Policy Symposium

Category
Research and Science
Date
Thursday, 28 September 2017 17:00 - 19:00
Venue
The BIP, Salle des Guichets - Rue Royale 2-4
1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Solving the societal and sustainability challenges of the 21st century.

The policy symposium is organised by the Mission of Switzerland to the EU, SwissCore and Frontiers, in cooperation with the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Speakers and panellists will discuss the contribution of digital Open Science to driving innovative solutions towards a sustainable society, as well as the economic growth, and the need for European and global policies that accelerate a full transition to Open Science.  

Speakers include:

  • Mr Kurt Vandenberghe - Director, Policy Development and Coordination, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Dr Kamila Markram – CEO, Frontiers - Open Science Platform
  • Professor Valerio Acocella - Professor of Geosciences at the University of Roma Tre 
  • Professor Michel Goldman – Head of Institute for Interdisciplinary Innovation in Healthcare (I3h), Université Libre de Bruxelles and former Executive Director of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)
  • Professor Urmas Kõljalg - Open Science Expert Group, Estonian Research Council
  • Professor Marie Ritter OBE - International Embassador Climate KIC; Emeritus Professor, Imperial College London; Chair of RISE Open Science Advisory Group 
  • Professor Moritz Riede - co Chair Global Young Academy, Associate Professor Oxford University
  • Ms Nicola Bedlington - Secretary General, European Patients' Forum (tbc)
     

You can find more details in the draft programme here.

Registration for the event is already open. Kindly note that the number of places is limited.

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All Dates

  • Thursday, 28 September 2017 17:00 - 19:00

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