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The Conference will be opened by Mrs. Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, the EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, by Mrs. Carmen Vela Olmo, the State Secretary for Research and Innovation Spain, Mr. Mas-Colell,  the Minister for Economy and Knowledge Catalunia, Mr. Lahcen Daoudi, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Training Morocco, Mr. Kim Brinckmann, Head of Division at Center for Globalisation, Danish Agency for Science, technology and Innovation and Mr. Kent Johansson, Member of the European Parliament

Mrs. Maria Damanaki, Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs and Mrs. Ines Ayala Sender of the European Parliament will speak at the plenary session in the morning of 3 April.

The Conference will be closed by Mr. Stavros Malas, Minister of Health Cyprus, Ilan Chet, Deputy Secretary-General of The Union for the Mediterranean, Mr. Christian Berger, Director for North Africa, Middle East, Arab Peninsula, Iran and Iraq, European External Action Service and Mr. Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General, Research and Innovation DG, European Commission.


Information on chairpersons, rapporteurs, key speakers and panellists (work in progress) to Information on chairpersons, rapporteurs, key speakers and panelists can be found in the full programme

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