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Conference: European Research 2002
Brussels, 11-12-13 November, 2002

Salle des Expositions, Heysel, Registrations - Hall 11


Media programme: Tuesday

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TUESDAY 12 NOVEMBER

Time

Event

Contents

Location

09:30

PRESS POINT

Highlights of the day

10:00

2.1

Air Transport 2020: Strategic research agenda for EU aeronautics

Formal presentation of the ACARE Strategic Research Agenda

  • Philippe Busquin, EU Research Commissioner

  • Walter Kroll, Chairman of ACARE
    Chairman, Association of German Aerospace Research Centres

Meitner

Press room

10:45

2.2

Providing safer foods for European citizens

Press pack (25kB)

Speaker biographies (21kB)

Moderator: Liam Breslin, Research DG, European Commission
Presentation (348kB)

  • FoodSense: detecting drug residues in food with optical sensors
    Karl-Erik Hellenäs, National Food Administration, Sweden
    Press pack (30kB)

  • E. coli 0157, a deadly threat
    Geraldine Duffy, The National Food Centre, Ireland
    Press pack (28kB)

  • Prevention of Mycotoxin entering the food chain
    Naresh Magan, Cranfield University, UK
    Press pack (322kB)

  • Validation of BSE tests
    Heinz Schimmel, Joint Research Centre, European Commission
    Press pack (27kB)
    Presentation (25kB)

Meitner

Press room

11:30

2.3

One child in four is allergic today. And tomorrow?

Speaker biographies (21kB)

Moderator: Barend Verachtert, Research DG, European Commission
Presentation (356kB)

  • One child in four is allergic today. And tomorrow ?
    Ulrich Wahn, European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)
    Press pack (24kB)

  • The Patient’s voice
    Erkka Valovirta, European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Association (EFA)
    Press pack (26kB)

  • Allergy research in the Sixth Framework Programme
    Barend Verachtert, Research DG, European Commission
    Press pack (28kB)

Meitner

Press room

12:15

2.4

Researchers first: enhancing mobility and career development opportunities in European research

 Press pack (346 kB)

Moderator: R. Liberali, Research DG, European Commission

  • Fostering the EU’s attractiveness: the Human dimension
    Alexandre Quintanilha, University Porto, Portugal

  • Gender and Research : Closing the Gap?
    Mary Osborn, Max Planck Institute, Göttingen, Germany

  • Marie Curie in practice
    Norbert Mauser, Wolfgang Pauli Institute, Vienna, Austria

Meitner

Press room

13:00

Press lunch
(ALL FP 6 PRIORITIES)

Press Working Room

14:00

EIROforum press conference

  • Philippe Busquin, EU Research Commissioner
  • Fotis Kafatos (EMBL) EIROforum chairperson

Seven of Europe's leading European Intergovernmental Research Organisations (EIRO) set up a high-level co-ordination group.

EIROforum stand,
Hall 11

15:30

2.5

Anti-microbial resistance

Speaker biographies (22kB)
Press pack: 1
(28kB)
Press pack: 2 (25kB)
Press pack: 3 (23kB)
Combating resistance to antibiotics: presentation (299kB)
New vaccines presentation 3 (8kB)
Eurovac presentation 4 (44kB)
EDCTP presentation 5 (136kB)

New vaccines against TB and AIDS

Moderator: O. Quintana-Trias, Research DG, European Commission

  • Combating resistance to antibiotics and other drugs
    Ragnar Norrby, Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Sweden
    Presentation (24kB)
  • New vaccines against Tuberculosis
    Brigitte Gicquel, Institut Pasteur, France
    Press pack (26kB)

  • New vaccines against AIDS
    Peter Liljeström, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    Press pack (27kB)

  • EDCTP: an opportunity for clinical trials
    Antoni Trilla, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain
    Press pack (25kB)

Meitner

Press room

16:15

2.6

Predicting rainfall and managing rivers: solutions for flooding and shortage of fresh water

 

Moderator: Christian Patermann, Research DG, European Commission

  • Predicting rainfalls
    Timothy Palmer, ECMWF, UK
    Presentation (772 kB)

  • Solutions for flooding

  • Jacob Host-Madsen, NIH Water & Environment, Denmark
    Presentation  (643 kB)

  • Solutions for shortage of fresh water
    Claudia Pahl-Wostl, University of Osnabrück, Germany
    Presentation  (813 kB)

Meitner

Press room

17:00

2.7

Energy from the sun

Moderator: W. Raldow, Research DG, European Commission

  • Solar energy, the "direct" electricity from the sun
    Johan F. Nijs, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Presentation (514 kB)

Meitner

Press room

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