Webcast: EuroCirCol and the Economics of Science

The 2019 FCC Week that takes place in Brussels from 24 to 28 June 2019 is the final event of the CERN-coordinated Horizon 2020 project, EuroCirCol.

The event, which will be inaugurated by Wolfgang Burscher (EC Deputy Director for Research and Innovation), Fabiola Gianotti (CERN’s Director General), and Jorgen D’Hondt (Professor, Vrije Universiteit and Chairperson of ECFA) , will be webcast on Monday, 24 June, from 08.30 a.m. CEST. The day’s keynotes, featuring speakers like Nima Arkani Hamed (Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Princeton) and Herman Van Rompuy (President Emeritus of the European Council), will also be available via webcast.

On Tuesday, 25 June, a workshop on “The Economics of Science”, organised in the frame of the H2020 RI-PATHS project and opened by Thierry Lagrange (Head of CERN’s Industry, Procurement and Knowledge Transfer department) will also be webcast live. This workshop, which gathers experts from research organisations, universities, EU offices and EC agencies, focuses on how a new research infrastructure can be designed with sustainability in mind. A panel discussion will take place from 4 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

The full programme can be consulted at cern.ch/fccweek2019.