Materials for the 2020 Challenges

10-07-2012 14:30 - 17:45
Altiero Spinelli (ASP) A3G-3
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To promote a debate between scientists, industrial representatives and EU politicians on the role of Materials Science and Engineering in the design of advanced materials (as elements of growth of European competitiveness, cf. ‘ Horizon 2020’ objectives concerning Europe's productivity and innovation capacity).


Chair : António Correia de Campos, MEP, Chairman of the STOA Panel  
Moderation: Marco Falzetti, EUMAT
14.30 - 14.50 Opening/Societal challenges
  • António Correia de Campos , Welcome
  • Jerzy Buzek , MEPformer Polish Prime Minister, former European Parliament President, "Materials, a Key Issue to Sustainability, Innovation and Science Progress"
  • Herbert von Bose , DG RTD Director, Dir. G Industrial Technologies, “MaterialsR&D in Horizon 2020”  
14.50 - 15.20 Workshop motivation and expectations
  • Rodrigo Martins , E-MRS, “Materials - A key factor of Innovation and Development in Europe ”
  • Ehrenfried Zschech , FEMS, “ Partnership between European industry and academia in the field of materials ” 
  • Krzysztof Kurzydlowski , EMF, “Open materials research and innovation in Europe”  
15.20 - 16.40 Inside the materials role
  • Yuan Tseh Lee , President elect of ICSU, President of Academia Sinica Taiwan, Nobel Laureate 
  • Rainer Rauh , Vice President, Head of Materials and Processes, Airbus
  • Carmelo Papa , Executive Vice President, Industrial and Multisegment General Manager, STMicroelectronics
  • Robert Dwilinski , President, CEO, Ammono, Poland
  • Karlheinz Bock , Acting Director, Fraunhofer EMFT   
16.40 - 17.30 Roundtable with MEPs and Members of the Commission   
17.30 - 17.35 Wrap up: Marco Falzetti   
17.35 - 17.45 Conclusion/Closing: Paul Rübig and A. Correia de Campos, STOA 

Dinner: 19:00

Co-organized by the Free State of Saxony, Germany, and the Polish Science Contact Agency “PolSCA” of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.
Address: Avenue d' Auderghem 67, B-1040 Brussels ( 15' walk from the European Parliament 
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