What's New in Health and Life Sciences
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EUROPA - Research and Innovation: Health & Life Sciences
Join us on 10 December for key insights on:
• How the new European Commission and Parliament will deliver integrated measures for more sustainable, healthier and equitable societies;
• How EU Member States are achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through a whole-of-government approach;
• How municipalities across Europe and beyond are implementing concrete, innovative solutions for sustainable change;
• Whether “growth” can be sustainable environmentally, socially, and economically.
We welcome you to debate with conference speakers, discuss how to enable behaviour change for more sustainable futures, and apply the learnings from the 4-year EU H2020 research project, INHERIT.
VENUE: KVS-Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg | Royal Flemish Theatre Rue de Laeken 146 | Lakensestraat 146, 1000 Brussels
The Commission is preparing Horizon Europe, the next and most ambitious EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027) with a proposed budget of €100 billion, in an intensive codesign process. The co-design process ensures that Horizon Europe is directed towards what matters most, improves our daily lives and helps turn big societal challenges into innovation opportunities and solutions for a sustainable future.
By bringing together speakers from the EHFGs ‘four pillars’ and drawing on the Forum’s expert participants from health and other relevant sectors and stakeholder groups, an interactive, outcomes-oriented session will be shaped. DG RTD will showcase the outcomes of the co-design process (focusing on the Health-related impacts), to reach a full range of stakeholders and gather feedback on the projected direction of the Horizon Europe.
Liisa-Maria VOIPIO-PULKKI, Director-General, Finish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Irene NORSTEDT, Director of People Directorate (health and social sciences), Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD), European Commission
Fiona GODFREY, Secretary General, European Public Health Alliance
Martina GLIBER, Director of External Relations, Scientific and Medical Affairs, Institut Mérieux
Moderated by Nick FAHY, Senior Researcher, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford
The Conference theme : Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: Research, Practice and Education
The 8th ICSD 2020 will be an excellent opportunity to share your ideas and research findings relevant to the Sustainability Science, through the European network of academics. This interdisciplinary forum is for scholars, teachers, and practitioners from any professional discipline who share an interest in—and concern for— sustainability in an holistic perspective, where environmental, cultural, economic and social concerns intersect. Papers will be published in Open Access EJSD Journal (Thompson Reuters) and Proceedings. This ambition will proceed in a multidisciplinary way across the various fields and perspectives, through which we can address the fundamental and related questions of Sustainable Development. We invite you to submit an abstract in the range of the following streams within the ICSD 2020 program: 1. Economic Sustainability: Financial Sustainability, SME, MicroFinance Emerging Countries, International Trade 2. Environmental Sustainability: Water and Soil conservation, Healthcare, Renewable Energies, Food and Enviromental Legislation 3. Socio-Cultural Sustainability: Sustainable Urbanism, Education, Human Development, Psychology, Sociology We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, posters/exhibits, or virtual presentation. Proposal ideas that extend beyond these thematic areas will also be considered. For more information about the ideas and themes underlying this community send an e-mail at: email@example.com Virtual participation is available for those who are unable to attend the conference in person.
9- 10 September 2020, Roma Italy