2014 National Information Day: Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5

The EPA is organising a National Information Day for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 on the 2nd October 2014 at the Davenport Hotel, Dublin 2. This event aims at promoting Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 amongst the Irish Research Community and supporting the active and successful engagement & participation of Irish researchers in Horizon 2020.

Who should attend:

Research Community (Academics, NGOs and Companies/Industry)

Event Time: Registration starts at 9.15am

Event Date: 2 October 2014

Location: Davenport Hotel, Dublin 2

Registration:

The event is free of charge but places are limited. All attendees should register before the 19th September 2014.

Go to the Registration Page

Draft Programme:

9.15am Registration
10am Welcome – Opening of the Information Day
  Laura Burke - Environmental Protection Agency
Chair of the Advisory Committee for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5
   
Session-1 Setting the Scene Introduction to Horizon 2020
  Horizon 2020 in Ireland
  Imelda Lambkin - Enterprise Ireland
Director of the Horizon 2020 National Support Network
  Societal Challenge 5
  Alison Imrie - European Commission
DG Research
   
  Networking Break
   
Session-2 Behind the Scene – Focus Areas Parallel Sessions
  Session-2a: Waste: A Resource to Recycle, Reuse and Recover Raw Materials
  Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and energy Efficiency (SPIRE) Public Private Partnership (PPP)
  Lionel Platteuw - EUnited - the European Engineering Industries Association
Vice-President of SPIRE PPP
  European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials
  Sean McLaughlin - European Commission
 European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials
  Round Table Discussions on Research Needs
   
  Session-2b: Water Innovation: boosting its value for Europe
  Water Joint Programming Initiative
  Enrique Playan - MINECCO
Water Joint Programming Initiative Coordinator
  European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Water
  Robert Schroder - European Commission
European Innovation Partnership on Water
  Round Table Discussions on Research Needs
   
  Networking Lunch
   
Session-3 Other European Funding Initiatives
  COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)
  Rita Ward - Enterprise Ireland
National Contact Point for COST
  LIFE
  Siobhan NicThighearnain - Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government
National Contact Point for LIFE
  Cultural Heritage Joint Programming Initiative
  Eimear O'Connell - Heritage Council
Cultural Heritage Joint Programming Initiative
   
  Networking Break
   
Session-4 Other European Funding Initiatives & National Support
  Climate Joint Programming Initiative
  Frank McGovern - Environmental Protection Agency
Climate Joint Programming Initiative
  Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions
  Jennifer Brennan - Irish Universities Association
Horizon 2020 MSCA National Contact Point/Delegate
  EPA Support
 

Brian Donlon - Environmental Protection Agency
National Delegate Horizon 2020 SC5

 16:30 Close of the Workshop

Contact Information:

For more information, please contact Alice Wemaere