Programme

Programme

Time: Monday 26 November 2018, 12:00 – 21:00

Venue: Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels


Programme at a glance

Chair: Nina Elisabeth Sindre, Coordinator of International Affairs, NTNU

12:00 – 13:15   Registration and networking lunch

PART 1: Knowledge for a Better World: R&I Recipes for Inclusive, Sustainable Development

13:30 – 14:00    Plenary session
14:00 – 14:15    Break and transfer to parallel sessions
14:15 – 16:45    Parallel sessions
16:45 – 17:10    Break and transfer to plenary session

PART 2: From the LAB-FAB-APP report to the Horizon Europe proposal – did we achieve what we aimed for?

17:10 – 17:30    Input from the parallel sessions
17:30 – 18:00    Introductions
18:00 – 19:15    Panel discussion
19:15 – 19:30    Launch of the Horizon 2020 Project +CityxChange
19:30 – 21: 00   Networking dinner

Presentations

Presentations


Photos (Flickr)

 

Part 1: 12:00 – 16:45

Part 1: 12:00 – 16:45


12:00 – 13:15 Networking lunch

Transfer to conference room: Ballroom


Knowledge for a Better World: R&I Recipes for Inclusive, Sustainable Development

Room: Ballroom

Chair: Nina Elisabeth Sindre, Coordinator of International Affairs, NTNU

13:30
Gunnar Bovim, Rector, NTNU
Opening remarks (pdf)

13:40
Keynote:
Giorgia Abeltino, Director, Public Policy, France, Italy Greece and Malta and Director External Relations, Google Arts & Culture
Democracy, education and research: The key ingredients for a healthy society


14:00 Transfer to parallel sessions

Session 1

Parallel session 1

How can research help safeguard democracy?

14:15 – 16:45
Room: Lisbon

Session 2

Parallel session 2

Autonomous Systems and AI

14:15 – 16:45
Room: Ballroom

Session 3

Parallel session 3

Quo vadis Erasmus? Status and future

14:15 – 16:45
Room: Madrid

Speakers and contributors

16:45 Refreshments and transfer to plenary sessions (Ballroom)


About our Keynotes and Contributors

Photos from the Conference (Flickr)

Part 2: 17.00 – 19.15

Part 2: 17:10 – 21:00

Room: Ballroom


From the LAB-FAB-APP report to the Horizon Europe proposal – did we achieve what we aimed for?

Chair: Nina Elisabeth Sindre, Coordinator of International Affairs, NTNU

17:10
Input from the parallel sessions:

Toril Aalberg, Professor and Head of Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU

Wolfgang Laschet, Senior Adviser, International section, Student Services Division, NTNU

Torbjørn Svendsen, Professor and Director, NTNU Digital

17:30
Opening address
Gunnar Bovim, Rector, NTNU

17:45
Keynote:
Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General, DG RTD (Research and Innovation), European Commission

18:00
Panel discussion

Moderator: Massimo Busuoli, Head of NTNU’s Brussels Office

Panel:

Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General, DG RTD (Research and Innovation), European Commission

Bjarne Foss, Professor and Pro-Rector for Research, NTNU

Alexandre Affre, Director for Industrial Affairs, Business Europe

Ricardo Migueis, Deputy Secretary General, CESAER

Bertrand Bouchet, Director, European Affairs of CEA, representing EARTO

Stig W. Omholt, Professor and Director, NTNU Biotechnology

19:00
Q&A from the audience to the panellists

19:15
Launch of the Horizon 2020 Project +CityxChange

Gunnar Bovim, Rector, NTNU

Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General, DG RTD (Research and Innovation), European Commission

Fredrik Shetelig, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Design, NTNU

Annemie Wyckmans, Professor, Department of Architecture and Planning, Head of NTNU Smart Sustainable Cities, and Coordinator of +CityxChange


19:30 Closing and welcome to networking dinner

19:30 – 21:00 Networking dinner
Room: Restaurant


About our Keynotes and Contributors

Photos from the Conference (Flickr)