Program of the Meeting

June 25th, 2014

25 May 2014, Hotel Marshal Garden Bucharest

Arrival of participants.

18,00: Welcome to Romania! Informal meeting.

19,00: Dinner

26 May 2014, Hotel Marshal Garden Bucharest

09,00: Opening

09,15: Session I – Towards the integration of the physics community in CEI countries into the ERA.
Presentation of the project and of the expected outcomes.
Contributors: Mario Scalet (UNESCO Venice Office), David Lee (EPS), Joe Niemela (ICTP) and
Goran Djordjevic (SEENET-MTP).

10,15: Session II – Research and innovation programmes. Horizon 2020 strategy for the scientific integration
of Europe and for widening the participation.
Contributors: Ana Proykova (ESFRI, Bulgaria), Monica Alexandru (expert,Romania)

11,15: Coffee break

11,45: Session III – Networks of excellence in Physics. Former experiences and further steps.
Contributors: Ignatios Antoniadis (CERN, Switzerland), Lars Brink (Chalmers University of
Technology, Sweden), Alexei Morozov (ITEP Moscow, Russia).

13,00: Lunch

15,00: Session IV –European cooperation in science and technology. COST Actions.
Contributor: Maria Moragues Cànovas (COST Office Bruxelles).

16,00: Coffee Break

16,30: Session V – Science with and for society. Training, research and education for making science education
and careers in science attractive for young people.
Contributors: Eugenia Kypriotis (Greece), Roxana Zus (Romania).

17,30: Visit of the Parliament Palace and of Bucharest Old Center (optional).

19,30: Dinner

27 May 2014, National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering Magurele, Bucharest

9,30: Session VI – Further development and wider use of research infrastructures. Site visit and discussions on
the opportunities offered by ELI Project.
Contributor: Nicolae Zamfir (NIPNE, Romania).

10,30: Coffee Break

11,00: SessionVII– Societal challenges for spreading excellence and widening participation. Discussions on
Horizon 2020 actions as Teaming, ERA Chair, etc.
Contributors: Radu Constantinescu (Romania), Dragoljub Dimitrijevic (Serbia).

12,30: Closing Session – Establishing of a Project Working Group (PWG).

13,00: Lunch

Departure of participants.

15:00 – 16:00 Session of PWG: Training-Research in Physics vs. Horizon 2020.