Webinar on Open Research Agenda Setting and the Human Brain Project

December 6, 2018 10:00 am → December 6, 2018 12:30 pm

Consulting and engaging the public in the beginning of the scientific process, the agenda setting, and recognizing the benefits of engaging multiple actor in setting agendas and initiatives that strengthen the selection of research priorities are beginning to take place in more and more countries as a complement to more traditional research agenda setting, made by funding agencies, stakeholders or the single scientists.

This webinar was arranged by The Human Brain Project (HBP) Stakeholder Forums, which provided an opportunity for HBP researchers and stakeholders outside HBP to exchange experiences, ideas, considerations and concerns.

The webinars included 4 guest presentations related to Open Research Agenda Setting, which was be followed by a facilitated plenary discussion.


10.00-12.30 (CET)

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome by Lars Klüver Director, Danish Board of Technology Foundation /deputy leader HBP Ethics & Society.

10:05 – 10:15 Open Research Agenda Setting in a Global Setting by Carthage Smith Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry OECD

10:15 – 10:30 Q&A

10:30 – 10:45 Does Open Research Agenda setting work, how could it be done and what do you gain from it? by Niklas Gudowsky Researcher at the Institute of Technology Assessment (Austria)

10:45-11:00 Q&A

11:00-11:15 The James Lind Alliance approach to research priority setting by the James Lind Alliance


11:30 -11:45Open Research Agenda Setting in EC policy and funding by Philippe Galiay, Head of Sector at European Commission/ Head of Unit for Science with and for Society in the Horizon 2020 programme

11:45-12:00 Q&A

12:00-12:30 Wider discussion and closing remarks by Lars Klüver Director, Danish Board of Technology Foundation /deputy leader HBP Ethics & Society.

More information

This is an online international webinar which will take place through the online event tool ‘WebEx’. WebEx requires – an internet connection, webcam and speaker/microphone or a headset. Further details will be provided prior to the event.

The Stakeholder Forums are organized and hosted by HBP, and the Danish Board of Technology Foundation.

Contact: aspa@tekno.dk

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