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Launch Event of the European Human Biomonitoring Initiative

Programme

3 July - Charlemagne building
09:00 - 10:00 Registration and welcome coffee
10:00 - 10:40 Opening session: Maximising the impact of Research & Innovation
  • Commissioner Carlos Moedas
  • Pascal Lamy, Chair of the High Level Group (HLG) on maximising impact of EU R&I Programmes
10:40 - 10:55 Glimpse of the future: Showcase n.1
10:55 - 11:45 Vision for the future: reaction to the HLG Report
  • Mailis Reps (Estonian Minister for Education and Research)
  • Soledad Cabezon Ruiz (MEP, EP Rapporteur on H2020 Interim Evaluation)
  • Jean-Pierre Clamadieu (CEO Solvay)
  • Serge Haroche (Professor Emeritus at Collège de France)
11:45 - 11:55 Glimpse of the future: Showcase n.2
11:55 - 12:45 Panel 1: Shaping the future for and with our citizens
  • Robbert Dijkgraaf (Director and Leon Levy Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)
  • Princess Basma bint Ali of Jordan (Founder of the Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan)
  • Carlo Ratti (Principal Investigator at Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions)
12:45 - 14:15 Lunch
14:15 - 14:45 Success stories
  • Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General DG RTD
  • Vladimir Sucha, Director-General DG JRC
  • Roberto Viola, Director-General DG CNECT
  • Lowri Evans, Director-General DG GROW
  • Marc Lemaitre, Director-General DG REGIO
14:45 - 14:55 Glimpse of the future: Showcase n.3
14:55 - 15:40 Panel 2: Innovating and creating future solutions
  • Michela Magas (2017 Women Innovators 1st Prize)
  • Bertrand Piccard (Explorer and Chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation)
  • Kinga Stanislawska (Managing Partner and Founder of Experior Venture Fund)
15:40 - 16:10 Coffee break
16:10 - 16:35 Youth response
  • Sarah Glück (Zeppelin University Research Fellow)
  • Shane Bergin (School of Education, University College Dublin - UCD)
  • Kaltrina Nuredini & Willi Scholz (Leibniz Information Centre for Economics)
  • Diva Sharma (student/developer at Stanford University)
  • Moderator:
  • Charlotte Geerdink
16:35 - 17:20 Panel 3: Maintaining world class scientific excellence
  • Kamila Markram (CEO, Frontiers - Open Science Platform)
  • Jeremy Farrar (Director Wellcome Trust)
  • Fabiola Gianotti (Director-General of CERN)
17:20 - 17:40 Closing speech by Commissioner Moedas
17:40 - 19:30 Networking & Cocktails

 

 

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