Agenda (incl. Presentations & Videos)

26 February 2014 – Conference (morning)

 

Moderator: Terry Martin, Director, Science-Policy Interface Agency

8.45 – 9.30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

9.30 – 10.00

Welcome & Introduction to the Conference

  • Ms Afroditi Patroni, General Secretariat for Research & Technology, Greece
  • Ms Angela Schindler-Daniels, NET4SOCIETY Coordinator
  • Dr Evi Sachini, Director, National Documentation Centre (EKT), Greece

Video

10.00 – 10.20

Opening Plenary Session

KEY ADDRESS 1

Horizon 2020: its role in Europe 2020 & Innovation Union
Ms Angela Schindler-Daniels, NET4SOCIETY Coordinator

Presentation / Video

10.20 – 10.40

KEY ADDRESS 2

Assessing the Impact of SSH
Prof. Irene Hardill, Director of the Northumbria Centre for Civil Society and Citizenship, Department of Social Sciences, Northumbria University

Presentation /Video

10.40 – 11.00

Impact of SSH - an example: Health and inequality
Prof. John Yfantopoulos, Department of Administrative Science, University of Athens, Expert in Health Economics, Advisory Group Member for Horizon 2020

Presentation/ Video 

11.00 – 12.15

Panel discussion: “What is Impact of SSH”?
How can we make it tangible and comprehensible?”

Discussion led by

Prof. Nikos Demertzis, President, National Centre for Social Research and
Dr Eva Hoogland, Science Europe

All speakers of the plenary session and

Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, SHARE - Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Ageing,

Prof. Dr Kurt Deketelaere, LERU - The League of European Research Universities,

Prof. Ellen Hazelkorn, Higher Education Policy Research Unit, Dublin Institute of Technology.

Presentation / Video 

12.15-13.30 Networking Lunch (buffet)
13.30-16.45

Parallel sessions
See details of the parallel sessions here after

16.45-17.30

Plenary session

Video 

17.30-17.45 Closure of the day
17.45-18.30 Get together and Cocktail for all participants

 

13.30 - 16.45

Parallel Session A

SSH contributions to a Competitive Europe – Creativity & Culture

 

Moderator of the session: Prof. Ellen Hazelkorn, Director of Higher Education Policy Research Unit, Dublin Institute of Technology

Presentation

Rapporteur of the session: Dr Maria O’Brien, Irish Research Council, Dublin

 

Introduction
Prof. Sean Ryder, Director of the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences National University of Ireland & Chair of the HERA Network Board

 

Impact of (Arts!) & Humanities Research – Case Studies

HERAValue – Measuring the value and impact of Arts & Humanities Research
Dr Paul Benneworth, Senior Research Associate, Project Leader for HERAValue - Measuring the Impact of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Research, University of Twente

Presentation

Copywriting Creativity: Creative Values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property (CULTIVATE) 
Prof. Helle Porsdam, University of Copenhagen

Presentation

Unveiling Creativity for Innovation in Europe 
Prof. Yannis Caloghirou, National Technical University of Athens

Presentation

 

World Café Discussions

The three projects are table hosts

 

Discussion

The three project representatives discuss with the plenary

 

Wrap up

 

13.30 - 16.45

Parallel Session B

European Social Model – Sustainability for Tomorrow’s Generation

 

Moderator of the session: Ms Maria Samara, National Documentation Centre (EKT)

Rapporteur of the session: Dr Victoria Tsoukala, National Documentation Centre (EKT)

 

Introduction

The European social model and the Strategy “Europe 2020”
Dr Tadas Leoncikas, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions

Presentation

The Social Investment Package
Dr Michel Mercadié , European Social Platform

Presentation

 

The sustainability of the EU Social Model – The key role of SSH research

WILCO - Welfare innovations at the local level in favour of cohesion
Prof. Dr Taco Brandsen, project coordinator, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Presentation

INSPIRES – Innovative Social Policies for Inclusive and Resilient Labour Markets in Europe
Ass. Prof. Constantine Dimoulas, project partner, Panteion University, Athens, Greece

Presentation

Key findings from the Career of Doctorate Holders (CDH) project
Ms Laudeline Auriol, Administrator, Main science and technology indicators, Indicators on human resources in science and technology, OECD

Presentation

The impact of the crisis in the labour market
Prof. John Yfantopoulos, Department of Administrative Science, University of Athens, Greece

 

World Café Discussions

The 6 guests are table hosts

 

Panel Discussion

The 6 representatives discuss with the plenary

 

Wrap up

 


13.30 - 16.45

Parallel Session C

Making sense of Social Innovation!

 

Moderator of the session: Prof. Dr Jürgen Howaldt, Director of Social Research Centre - sfs, TU Dortmund University

Rapporteur of the session: Prof. Dr Josef Hochgerner, Centre for Social Innovation - ZSI, Vienna

 

Introduction
Prof. Dr Jürgen Howaldt, Director of  Social Research Centre - sfs, TU Dortmund University

Presentation

 

Making sense of Social Innovation: Show cases of impact of SSH

SIX -Social Innovation Exchange
Dr Jakub Wygnański, President of the Board, Unit for Social Innovation and Research, Shipyard, Poland

Tepsie - Theoretical, Empirical and Policy Foundations for Social Innovation in Europe
Dr Jeremy Millard, Project Manager, Danish Technological Institute, Denmark

Presentation

ESTEP - The European Steel Technology Platform
Dr Veit Echterhoff, ThyssenKruppSteel/ Antonius Schröder, TU Dortmund

Presentation

Cepal - United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Dr Maria Elisa  Bernal, Social Affairs Officer, Social Development Division

Presentation

 

World Café Discussions: Get more detailed insights on two of the show cases
The four projects are table hosts

 

Discussion

The four project representatives discuss with the plenary

 

Wrap up

 

 

27 February 2014 – Information Day & Brokerage

 

 

Moderator: Angela Schindler-Daniels, NET4SOCIETY Coordinator

 

8.15 – 9.00

Registration

 

9.00 – 9.15

Welcome & Introduction to the Brokerage

National Documentation Centre (EKT), Greece

Video

 

9.15 – 10.00

 

Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world: inclusive, innovative and reflective societies” in Horizon 2020: Work Programme
Dr Philippe Keraudren, Deputy Head of Unit Reflective Societies, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission

Presentation /Video

 

10.00 – 10.30

Socio-economic Sciences & Humanities
Opportunities in Horizon 2020

Ms Christina Bitterberg, NET4SOCIETY Consortium

Presentation /Video 

 

10.30 – 11.00

Impact in H2020 research proposals
Dr Christoph Köller, Görgen & Köller GmbH

Presentation /Video 

 

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee break

 

11.30 – 13.00

Three Parallel Sessions based on SC6 WP
See details of the parallel sessions here after

Auditorium L. Zervas, Small Auditorium & Library

 

13.00 – 14.00

Networking Lunch (buffet)

 

14.00 – 17.00

Brokerage Event

Matchmaking event: Prearranged bilateral meetings
between participants that will encourage
& promote engagement with Horizon 2020
& enhance networking & collaboration among researchers.

 

17.00

Closure of the Event

 

11.30 - 13.00

Brokerage Parallel Session D

Inclusive societies: the Young Generation

 

Moderator of the session and presentation of Work Programme topics:
Dr Philippe Keraudren, Unit Reflective Societies, European Commission

 

Topics to be discussed:

The European growth agenda (2014)
Dr Constantine Dimoulas, INSPIRES project partner, Panteion University, Greece

European societies after the crisis (2014)
Dr Tadas Leoncikas, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions

Early job insecurity and labour market exclusion (2014)
Dr Werner Eichhorst, STYLE project partner, Institute for the Study of Labor, Germany

The young as driver of social change (2015)
Prof. John Yfantopoulos, Department of Administrative Science, University of Athens, Greece

 

Working Session

Speakers discuss with participants different scenarios on elaborating the relevant topics (to get insights on proposal preparation and achieving impact issues)

 

Wrap up

 

11.30 - 13.00

Brokerage Parallel Session E

Innovative societies: open science and innovation

 

Moderator of the session: Dr Eva Hoogland, Science Europe

Presentation of Work Programme topics:
Dr Jean-Francois Junger, Deputy Head of Unit, Unit Public Services, DG Connect
Prof. Dr Josef Hochgerner, Centre for Social Innovation - ZSI, Vienna

 

Topics to be discussed:

Understanding and supporting business model innovation (2014)
Dr Veit Echterhoff, ThyssenKruppSteel& Dr Antonius Schröder, TU Dortmund, Germany

Platform for ICT for Learning and Inclusion (2014)

ICT-enabled open government (2014/2015)
Dr Jean-Francois Junger, Deputy Head of Unit, Unit Public Services, DG Connect

Social innovation Community (2015)
Prof. Dr Jürgen Howaldt, Director of Social Research Centre - sfs, TU Dortmund University

Encouraging the research and innovation cooperation between the Union and selected regional partners (2014/2015)
Dr Maria Elisa Bernal, Social Affairs Officer, Social Development Division & Mr Constantine Vaitsas, PRAXI/HELP-FORWARD, INCONTACT project

 

Working Session

Speakers discuss with participants different scenarios on elaborating the relevant topics (to get insights on proposal preparation and achieving impact issues)

 

Wrap up

 

11.30 - 13.00

 

Brokerage Parallel Session F

Reflective societies: European culture

 

Moderator of the session and presentation of Work Programme topics:
Dr Albert Gauthier, Scientific Officer, DG Connect, Unit G2, European Commission

Presentation

 

Topics to be discussed:

Advanced 3D modelling for accessing and understanding European cultural assets (2014) 
Prof. Neil Forbes and Ms Antonella Fresa, RICHES project coordinator

The cultural heritage of war in contemporary Europe (2015)
Prof. Margaret Kelleher, University College Dublin, Ireland

Social Platform on Reflective Societies (2014)
Prof. Professor Sean Ryder, Chair of the HERA Network Board

Cultural opposition in the former socialist countries (2015)
Piotr Wciślik, Open Society Archives, Central European University, Hungary and Digital Humanities Centre, Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

 

Working Session

Speakers discuss with participants different scenarios on elaborating the relevant topics (to get insights on proposal preparation and achieving impact issues)

 

Wrap up