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Kontakt

Marlen Sommer
Leibniz-Gemeinschaft
Chausseestraße 111
10115 Berlin
Tel.: 030 / 20 60 49 - 0
veranstaltungen(at)leibniz-gemeinschaft.de

Forum Future Europe

Raising Inclusion and Performance of European Research and Innovation

22.02.2019, Berlin

Forum Future Europe brings together national academies of sciences and arts, leading higher education institutions, research and innovation organisations, and invited experts from the EU13 countries and from Germany with decision-makers from the European Parliament, EU Member States, the European Commission and the EU Council Presidency.

Keynote speech – Future Europe: Visualisation and Construction

The keynote gives a political message on the future scenarios for the EU and the European continent, considering current and future challenges. Keynote followed by a moderated discussion.

Plenary debate – Europe 2050: How Can Education, Science and Innovation Contribute?

The panel discusses the ways in which education, science and innovation can contribute on the joint path towards a successful Europe 2050, following the motto “Shaping Europe with Science”. Input statements and open discussion.

Panel discussion – Future European Research Area: What Policy Mix for Best Results?

The panel discusses the “best recipes” for a successful research policy in Europe, focusing on the new Framework Programme Horizon Europe and on approaches to overcome disparities in the European Research Area. An outline of key messages from the scientific community to policy makers precedes the panel discussion.

Programme

09.45-10.00 Introductory statements

  • Matthias Kleiner
    President, Leibniz Association
  • Jörg Hacker
    President, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

10.00-10.45 Keynote speech
Future Europe: Visualisation and Construction

  • Helge Braun
    Head of the German Federal Chancellery and Federal Minister for Special Tasks

10.45-12.30 Plenary debate
Europe 2050: How Can Education, Science and Innovation Contribute?

  • Julian Revalski
    President, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Mircea Dumitru
    Rector, University of Bucharest
  • Ojārs Spārītis
    President, Latvian Academy of Sciences
  • Ladislav Kavan
    Presidium member, Czech Academy of Sciences

Moderator: Laura Greenhalgh
Policy editor science & technology, Politico Europe

12.30-13.15 Lunch

13.15-15.15 Panel discussion
Future European Research Area: What Policy Mix for Best Results?

  • Christian Ehler
    Member of the European Parliament & Rapporteur on FP9 Horizon Europe
  • Wolfgang Burtscher
    European Commission, Deputy Director - General DG Research and Innovation
  • Georg Schütte
    State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Nicolae Hurduc
    Minister for Research and Innovation, Government of Romania for the Presidency of the Council of the EU

Moderator: Quirin Schiermeier
Germany and Eastern Europe correspondent, Nature

Venue

Leibniz Association, Headquarters Berlin
Chausseestraße 111
10115 Berlin

Jointly organized by the Leibniz Association and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.

You are welcomed to register until 8 February 2019 via e-mail to veranstaltungen(at)leibniz-gemeinschaft.de.