Net!Works Event 2012: Towards Horizon 2020!

The 2012 Event "Towards Horizon2020" of the Net!Works Technology Platform (ETP) will take place in Brussels on 13 November 2012. All members and non-members are cordially invited to attend.

This event will focus on the latest developments and status of plans regarding the forthcoming European Framework Programme "Horizon 2020". You will hear the latest news from research, industry and EU Commission representatives, on initiatives and recent whitepapers at European level, information about the coming FP7 Calls, Calls 10 and 11, will be presented. This meeting will be an ideal place for networking e.g. for the preparation of new research consortia for upcoming FP7 calls.

Working group sessions will provide you with the opportunity to propose topics which you believe should be included in the Work Programme for the first calls of Horizon2020.

The programme will include:

  • Message from the Net!Works chair and community
  • Keynote speeches from
    • Deputy Director General Zoran Stančič, DG Connect, EC
    • Deputy Director General Rudolf Strohmeier, DG Research, EC
    • MEP Pilar del Castillo Vera, and
    • from Net!Works members
  • MEP Amelia Andersdotter will participate in a panel and will "challenge" the views from the Net!Works stakeholders on Horizon 2020.
  • Discussions on research topics, from the networking perspective taking into account societal challenges as well as discussions on the budget allocations from Horizon 2020.
  • Information about the new edition of the Net!Works Strategic Research Agenda.
  • Networking opportunities.

Agenda
The draft agenda can be downloaded here

Location
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Rue du Fossé-aux-Loups 47, Wolvengracht 47, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Registration
All participants have to register before the event.  Please use this online Registration & Payment form.
Please note that in case of cancellation, no refunds will be made. Substitute participants are welcome.

 
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