The Future of Science through Citizens' Engagement

28-03-2017 17:00 - 19:00
European Parliament Brussels - Paul Henri Spaak (PHS) 7C050





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The Future of Science through Citizens' Engagement

The citizens’ perspective on addressing the societal challenges for the 9th EU framework programme for research and innovation



Chair:    Paul Rübig, MEP, First STOA Vice-Chair
Moderator:        Lars Klüver, Director of Teknologiraadet – The Danish Board of Technology (DBT) - the Danish parliamentary office of technology assessment
  • 17.00-17.15 Welcome Key Note
Paul Rübig – MEP and First STOA Vice-Chair
  • 17.15-17.30 Introduction to Citizens and Multi-Actor Consultation on Horizon 2020 (CIMULACT)
Sergio Bellucci – Managing Director TA-SWISS
  • 17.30-18.15 Panel Debate 1: European Science – What is the role and responsibility of Citizens?
Gudela Grote - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Daniel Wyler - University of Zurich
Mathea Fammels - European Institute of Innovation and Technology
Pearl Dykstra - Erasmus University Rotterdam and High Level Group of scientific advisors to the Cabinet of European Commissioners
Moderated by Lars Klüver
  • 18.15-18.50 Panel Debate 2: Towards FP9 – How can we address citizens’ concerns for the future through science?
Eva Kaili - MEP & Chair of STOA
Kurt Vandenberghe - European Commission 
Tracey Brown - Sense about Science
Sergio Belluci - Managing Director TA-SWISS
                Moderated by Lars Klüver
  • 18.50-19.00 Closing Speech: Conclusions and ideas for the future.
Eva Kaili - MEP & Chair  STOA