This year’s programme aims to showcase the most recent breakthroughs, outstanding science projects and bright minds globally and inspire a discussion on how science and innovation can contribute to society. ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon and three ERC grantees will be speaking in sessions at the event.Tune in free of charge.
WEDNESDAY 4 NOVEMBER
16:30 - 18:30
Una europa talk: resistance is futile. you will be digitalized!
The European University Alliance Una Europa: talking on our (new) daily business, digital collaboration.
Online panel discussion with the participation of ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon and the European University Alliance “Una Europa” with representatives from Helsinki, Krakow, Berlin and Leuven. They will discuss the future of digital cooperation in academia. Shortly before the event starts, the livestream will be made available on the official event page, here.
THURSDAY 5 NOVEMBER
12:00 - 13:00
Falling walls circle table: understanding the scientific method in the 21st century
Three ERC grantees, under the moderation of ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, will approach the topic from the perspective of their respective scientific field and ERC research project. Shortly before the event starts, the livestream will be made available on the official event page here.
Moderator: Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, ERC President
- Prof. Edith HEARD, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
- Prof. Fosca GIANNOTTI, Information Science and Technology Institute, Italy
- Prof. Sabina LEONELLI, University of Exeter, UK
FRIDAY 6 NOVEMBER
14:30 - 15:30
Cosmology and mathematics
Why did Einstein equations change completely our understanding of gravity?
Public Panel Discussion on WEBEX with the participation of ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon.
Access to the event will be provided through the organiser and after registration. For more information, please click here.