Science, Innovation & Society International Conference
Rome hosted an international event on science, innovation and society from 19 - 21 November, to promote dialogue and close cooperation between science and society stakeholders.
Participants had the opportunity to engage with high-level speakers on issues revolving around 6 key areas: public engagement, gender equality, science education, ethics, open science and governance.
Apart from the series of presentations and discussions, various events were held:
- The Art & Innovation Exhibition,opened in the first day of the Conference which will run, open to the public at large, for two weeks. The exhibition explores the interplay between Science, Art and Society.
- A Networking Event held with the objective of encouraging previous and future clients/applicants to participate by providing information about the possibilities existing under the new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2014-2015 for Science with and for Society, and sharing project ideas and finding appropriate partners.
- A Market place for projects, in which project activities, results and best practices were be displayed in order to give projects added visibility.
BeWater project coordinator, Anabel Sanchez, attended the event on behalf of BeWater.