ESAF Annual Meeting 2022 (ESAF-8) „The role of science advice in rebuilding the society“

Date: 29–30 November (Starting time 14:30, 29 November; ending time 13:30, 30 November)

Venue: Research Council of Lithuania, Gedimino pr. 3, 01103 Vilnius

 

PROGRAMME

Moderator Prof. Tarmo Soomere, Chair of ESAF, President of Estonian Academy of Sciences

  NOVEMBER 29
15:00 Opening and introductions
Jacques Verraes, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation
Prof. Romas Baronas, Chairman of the Research Council of Lithuania
Prof. Jūras Banys, President of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences
Facts and figures about the Research Council of Lithuania: interplay of society, scientists, government and politicians. Dr Reda Cimmperman, Scientific Secretary, Research Council of Lithuania
15:35 Session 1. The role of science advice in rebuilding the society
  Introduction to the topic.
Prof. Tarmo Soomere, Chair of ESAF, President of Estonian Academy of Sciences
  Prof. Da-Chuan Cheng, Director of Science and Technology Division, the Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania
  How to advise your government on the challenges of a tilting world order?
Anne-Greet Keizer, Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR)
16:35 Break
16:50 Keynote.
Additional material “Action Steps for Rebuilding Ukraine’s Science, Research, and Innovation”.
Vaughan Turekian, Executive Director Policy and Global Affairs;
Franklin Carrero-Martinez, Senior Director, Global Sustainability and Development & Science and Technology for Sustainability Policy and Global Affairs, U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
17:20 Independent expert report: Strategic crisis management in the EU
Dr Maarja Kruusmaa, member of the EC Group of Chief Scientific Advisors, member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences
17:35 Keynote. Science in Ukraine: survive, transform, take the lead (slides).
Dr Oleksiy Kolezhuk, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
18:05 Roundtable discussion: How can ESAF collectively contribute to the rebuilding of societies
19:00 Dinner
  NOVEMBER 30
10:00 Session 2. Recent developments
  Science for policy: developments in Finland
Dr Jaakko Kuosmanen, Finnish Academy of Sciences
10:40 Session 3. The mandate and the future of ESAF
  Introduction of European Commission Staff Working Document: Supporting and connecting policymaking in the Member States with scientific research
Kristian Krieger, European Commission, Joint Research Centre;
Jacques Verraes, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation
11:35 Break
11:50 Changes in ESAF ToR
Prof. Tarmo Soomere, Chair of ESAF, President of Estonian Academy of Sciences
12:10 Roundtable discussion
12:30-15:45 AOB and Conclusions
Prof. Tarmo Soomere, Chair of ESAF, President of Estonian Academy of Sciences