Presentation on theme: "Citizens and governance in a knowledge based society Kick-Off Meeting Brussels, 11 November 2004 Dr. Peter Fisch DG Research K.3."— Presentation transcript:
Citizens and governance in a knowledge based society Kick-Off Meeting Brussels, 11 November 2004 Dr. Peter Fisch DG Research K.3
Roadmap Why? Who? What? How?
Why? Objective 1: Training Training on project management and administrative requirements Solid basis for the running of projects Your questions are important We will reply, today or later Training not just for you, but also for us
Why? Objective 2: Synergies Create synergies between projects Pool of expertise organised in 75 projects Possible links between interrelated activities Prepare the ground for future clustering and policy review Your project is part of a broader picture
Why? Objective 3: Meeting people Personal contacts Commission staff Researchers on similar topics Project managers and administrators
Who? You Scientific Coordinators –5 NoE/IP ongoing following Citizens-1 –39 STREP/CA ongoing following Citizens-2 –15 NoE/IP under negotiation following Citizens-3 –16 STREP/CA ongoing from SSP (Migration, Crime, Indicators) Project managers and administrators –20 NoE/IP Researchers from so-called INTAS countries (Newly Independent States)
Who? Us Scientific Officers (Unit K3) –Alessia, Angelos, Aris, Bjorg, Giulia, Heiko, Ian, Myria Administration and Finance (Unit K4) –Ioannis, Derek, Marc Experts from DG RTD
What? Plenary Session this morning Scientific management Financial and administrative aspects Extensive questions and answers session Very important to get things right from the beginning Potential for “mutual learning”
What? Parallel Sessions this afternoon Room OB Group A with Heiko Room OC Group B with Angelos Room 020 Group C with Ian Room 1BGroup D with Alessia Room 2BGroup E with Myria Room 0AGroup F with Björg Presentations of projects Possibilities for cooperation CONTENT matters!
What? Plenary session tomorrow morning Setting the scene –Director General Achilleas Mitsos Focus on policy relevance –Jerome Vignon (DG EMPL) –José Candela Castillo (SG) Dialogue activities Project clustering Links with other activities
What? Informal part tomorrow afternoon Possibility for individual contacts Raise specific questions and concerns Meet “your” scientific or financial officer Discuss with other coordinators Please take the initiative to make the necessary arrangements
How? Specific features Plenty of time for questions … … and (hopefully) answers Coffee Breaks, Lunch, Informal get together … occasions to make contacts Please help to make this “inter-active” meeting a success