Euroscience Open Forum 2012
11 Jul, 2012 12:00 AM
15 Jul, 2012 12:00 AM
The event is unique in the diversity of delegates who attend: it attracts top researchers from the natural sciences and the social sciences; business leaders; senior EU and government officials; and international scientific media. They come to discuss the best of European science and to address all of the current major global scientific challenges, including Energy, Climate Change, Food and Health.
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The Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) is Europe’s largest, general science meeting and is held in a leading Europe city every two years. The first meeting was held in Stockholm in 2004, followed by Munich (2006), Barcelona (2008) and Turin (2010). Dublin was awarded the honour of hosting ESOF in 2012, following an open competition. Copenhagen will host then event in 2014.
ESOF is an interdisciplinary, pan-European meeting, held under the auspices of Euroscience, which aims to:
- Showcase the latest advances in science and technology;
- Promote a dialogue on the role of science and technology in society and public policy; and
- Stimulate and provoke public interest, excitement and debate about science and technology.
The PEER and ALTER-Net networks succeeded to submit a session for ESOF (see the attachment for abstract). The chairing and contact person for the session is Eeva Furman (email@example.com). The website: http://www.dublinscience2012.ie/event