European Conference of Science Journalists (ECSJ2015) – Study trip programme 4 November

Research Centre for Natural Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences,
1117 Budapest, Magyar tudósok körútja 2.

4 November, Wednesday, 9.00-14.00

 Special buses will be provided at 8.30 from the building of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, (the venue of the ECSJ2015)


 9.00  Wigner@CERN Data Centre (Second largest data centre of CERN)

Péter Lévai, General director,  Wigner Research Centre for Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

9.30  General information on main topics and acheivements of the Research Centre for Natural Sciences    

Miklós Keserű György, General director, Research Centre for Natural Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

10.00  National Brain Programme. Backgrounds, aims, acheivements

Ferenc Oberfrank, Director of National Brain Programme, Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

10.30  Coffee

11.00  ELI-ALPS Laser Research Centre

Gábor Szabó, Rector, Szeged University

11.30  European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT). Acheviements and perspectives

Martin Kern, Acting director, European Institute of Innovation & Technology

12.00  Research, development and innovation in Hungary

József Pálinkás, President, National Office for Research, Development and Innovation

13.00  Lunch and visit of labs

14.00  End of the programme

About Hanns-J. Neubert

Hanns-J. Neubert is a freelance science journalist. He is member of the board of the German science writers TELI, where he has been chaiman from 2001 to 2013. He served EUSJA between 2004 and 2012 as Vice-Preisident and President.