2015 EPA National Information Day on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5

The EPA is organising a National Information Day for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 on the 21st October 2015 at the Herbert Park Hotel, Dublin 4. This event aims at promoting Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 amongst the Irish Research Community and at supporting the active and successful engagement & participation of Irish researchers in Horizon 2020.

This event aims to promote Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 amongst the Irish Research Community and at supporting the active and successful engagement & participation of Irish researchers in Horizon 2020.

Who should attend?
Research Community (Academics, NGOs and Companies/Industry)

Registration
The event is free of charge but places are limited. All attendees must register before the 7th October 2015.
Register on line

Flash Presentations Opportunity:
Do you want to give a 2-minute Flash Presentation during one of our parallel sessions?
Please indicate so when completing your registration. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come-first served basis.

Draft Programme

9am – 9.30am: Registration and refreshments

Session-1: Horizon 2020 & Societal Challenge 5

  • 9.30am: Welcome & Opening – Laura Burke, Environmental Protection Agency
  • 9.40am: Horizon 2020 in Ireland – Imelda Lambkin, Enterprise Ireland
  • 10am: Societal Challenge 5 – Upcoming 2016/17 Calls – Alison Imrie, European Commission DG Research
  • 10.40pm: Successful Participant in the SC5 WP2014 call – TBC
  • 11am – 11.40am: Coffee Break and Networking

Session-2: Parallel Sessions

Session-2a: Climate Services

  • 11.40am: Expert Group Report Presentation – TBC
  • 12.10am: Climate Joint Programming Initiative Presentation – Anja Skjoldborg Hansen– Vice-Chair Climate JPI Chair
  • 12.40am: Flash Presentations by potential researchers

Session-2b: Nature-based Solutions

  • 11.40am: Expert Group Report Presentation – Pam Berry, Nature Based Solutions Expert Group
  • 12.10am: Urban Europe Joint Programming Initiative Presentation – TBC
  • 12.40am: Flash Presentations by potential researchers

Session-2c: Systemic Eco – Innovation

  • 11.40am: Expert Group Report Presentation – Raimund Bleischwitz, University College London
  • 12.10am: EIT Raw Materials KIC Presentation – Maria Magdalena Holmgren, EIT Raw Materials Northern Co-Location Centre
  • 12.40am: Flash Presentations by potential researchers
  • 1pm – 1.40pm: Networking Lunch
  • 1.45 – 2.30pm: Networking

Session-3: Participating in Horizon 2020

  • 2.30pm: Social Sciences & Humanities across the SC5 WP2016/17 – Paul Kilkenny, Irish Research Council
  • 2.45pm: North/South collaboration – Carrie Small, InterTrade Ireland
  • 3pm: Support Available – Alice Wemaere, EPA
  • 3.15pm – 4.15pm: Networking
  • 4.15pm: Close of Workshop
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