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Strengthening the European Research Area - What does science need to flourish?

ISE conference dedicated to the question: How to involve of scientists in the governance of ERA and organise cross-border research collaboration?

3 May 2012 - 4 May 2012
Austria

The Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) invites to a forum for stakeholders and policy makers to discuss with participants from science and learned societies which measures need to be taken to strengthen the European Research Area (ERA).

The sessions will focus on topics such as how to involve of scientists in the governance of ERA and organise cross-border research collaboration. Speakers include Helga Nowotny, President of the ERC, Octavio Trias-Quintana, Director for ERA, European Commission, Telemachos Telemachou, Science Attaché of Cyprus, Pär Omling, president of the ESF, Federico Mayor, former director of UNESCO and Iain Mattaj, Director General of EMBL.

Please find more details on the programme and registration on the conference webpage:
http://www.i-se.org/conf-intro.html
The Initiative for Science in Europe is an independent platform of European learned societies and scientific organisations whose aim is to promote mechanisms to support all fields of science at a European level, involve scientists in the design and implementation of European science policies, and to advocate strong independent scientific advice in European policy making.

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Horizon 2020