Ismail Serageldin


STS Forum Workshop in Brussels

04/05/2016 | Brussels

Following attendance of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum council meeting held in Paris on 3 May, Serageldin participated in the high-level conference of political, industrial and academic leaders “Adapting to the Changing World Through Science, Technology And Innovation -  Strengthening cooperation between the STS forum and the EU”  held in Brussels on May 4, by STS, Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA), and  Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).  He joined a  session entitled ”Open Science in an Open World’, chaired by  Harriet Wallberg, Karolinska Institutet (STS forum); co-speakers were Michinari Hamaguchi, President, Japan Science and Technology Agency; Mathias Kleiner, President, Leibniz Association; Helmut List, CEO, AVL List GmbH: Kay Swinburne, MEP, Member of STOA Panel; and Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, President, European Research Council.


The conference aimed at strengthening, through an open and constructive exchange of views among leading personalities, the cooperation between the STS forum and the EU, in the face of the common challenges faced by societies and the capacity of science, technology and innovation to provide resources and instruments for successfully tackling them.




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