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CONFERENCE Programme DAY 1 – December 10, 2015

1. INAUGURAL SESSION

Marc Schiltz (FNR) – Opening remarks

Luxembourg Minister Delegate for Higher Education and Research Marc Hansen  – Welcome address

European MP Claude Turmes Green Party – Intervention

Keynote speaker Nicklas Bergman –  HighTech challenges for researchers

Denis Crowley – EC DG Education Culture & Education : Address on the  Policy Context

2. PLENARY SESSION 

Setting the Scene

Alessandra Luchetti – EC REA COFUND: State of Play and Challenges

COFUND Experiences under FP7

Dr.Olivier Bouin – French Institutes for Advanced Study

Dr.Helke Hillebrand – EMBL

Dr.Seamus Hegarty – CERN

Q&A session

 3. PARALLEL SESSIONS

Workshop 1  Inter-sectoral Mobility

Workshop 2 Equal Opportunities, Incl. Gender & Diversity

Workshop 3 Career Pathways & Histories: Excellence in Context

Workshop 4 International Mobility: Recruitment and Retention strategies

Workshop 5 Managing International Programmes: Challenges for COFUND

 

CONFERENCE Programme DAY 2 – December 11, 2015

 4. PLENARY SESSION

Session Introduction

Dr. Conor O’Carroll

 New Elements under COFUND 

Dr. Julie Sainz – Cofund Policy Officer

Structural Funds and Doctoral Schemes

Prof. David Bogle – University College London, UK

Prof. Roumen Nikolov – Sofia University, Bulgaria

Reaching out beyond Europe: Third country & Migration Testimonials

Luc Siebenaller NGO Le Soleil dans la Main

Shiva Nejati SNT

Q&A  and discussions

5. CONFERENCE CONCLUSIONS

CONFERENCE CONCLUSIONS by Beate Scholz ( Conference Moderator)

6. CLOSING REMARKS

Denis Crowley EC Head of Unit in Education Innovatio, EIT, MSCA DG Education and Culture

Marc Schiltz – FNR Secretary General (1)

Marc Schiltz – FNR Secreatry General (2) & Iain Cameron