Date - 02/06/2021
9:30 - 13:00
Liaison offices for research, development and innovation in Brussels from Slovakia (SLORD) and Lithuania (LINO), in cooperation with other partners, co-organise an international webinar and networking event on the upcoming opportunities for social sciences and humanities (SSH) in Horizon Europe.
This event is open to anyone interested in participating in European projects and in setting up collaborations with or within the SSH research and innovation community in the new programming period and will give you a chance to LEARN, EXPLORE AND NETWORK.
LEARN about the progress related to the integration of SSH into the Horizon 2020 programme, the new SSH integration strategy under the Horizon Europe programme and the importance of the SSH from the point of view of other experts and researchers.
EXPLORE the landscape of opportunities under the Horizon Europe programme and other possibilities of the new financial framework.
NETWORK! Use the opportunity to find new partners through a partner search list designed for this occasion and get to know other participants in three thematic parallel networking sessions:
- Democracy and Governance
- European Cultural Heritage and the Cultural and Creative Industries
- Social and Economic Transformations
PROGRAMME of the webinar and networking event
9:30-13:00 CEST (Brussels time), 10:30-14:00 EEST
Moderator: Dante Micheaux
PART 1. Policy part. SSH role in framework programmes
9.30 – 9.35 Welcome words and opening remarks
9.35 – 9.50 SSH integration under Horizon 2020 – Where do we stand? Beatrice Lucaroni, Policy Officer, Unit Fair Societies & Cultural Heritage, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
9.50 – 10.15 Examples of SSH role in Horizon 2020 projects
- ENTRANCES (ENergy TRANsitions from Coal and carbon: Effects on Societies). Richard Filčák, Deputy director, Center of Social and Psychological Sciences and Head of Institute for Forecasting, Slovak Academy of Sciences
- EU-HYBNET (Empowering a Pan-European Network to Counter Hybrid Threats). Elodie Reuge, Senior Project Manager, European Organisation for Security
- T-SHARK Program (part of the SPARTA Cybersecurity Competence Network). Evaldas Bružė, Expert, Head of T-SHARK program, Lithuanian Cybercrime Center of Excellence for Training, Research and Education (L3CE)
10.15 – 10.30 SSH integration under Horizon Europe. Harald Hartung, Head of Unit Fair Societies & Cultural Heritage, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
10.30 – 10.40 The role of Member States in mainstreaming SSH. Matthias Reiter-Pázmándy, Deputy Head of the Department for Social Sciences and Humanities, Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Research
10.40 – 10.5o A bridge between SSH researchers and policy makers to co-design what they need from a European Framework programme. Gabi Lombardo, Director, European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities (EASSH)
10.50 – 10.55 Break
PART 2. Practical part. Exploring new opportunities for SSH
10.55 – 11.15 Horizon Europe Cluster 2, Frank Siebern-Thomas, Deputy Head of the Unit responsible for Thematic Analysis, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission
11.15 – 11.55 Where else to look for opportunities?
- 11:15-11:30 EIT Culture & Creativity – upcoming innovation opportunities, Sylvia Jahn, Strategy Officer, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
- 11:30-11:40 The New European Bauhaus initiative. Giorgio Tessadri, Information and Communication Assistant, New European Bauhaus Unit, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission
- 11:40-11:55 Creative Europe 2021-2027 for Culture and Cross-sectorial projects. Dileta Nenėnė, Head of Creative Europe Desk Lithuania
- 11.55 – 12.05 Net4Society: A support network for the SSH community. Kimberly Couvson-Liebe, Scientific Officer, DLR Project Management Agency
12.05 – 12.10 Closing words
12.10 – 12.15 Break
12:15 – 13:15 Virtual networking in 3 parallel sessions:
- 1. Democracy and Governance
- 2. European Cultural Heritage and the Cultural and Creative Industries
- 3. Social and Economic Transformations
All participants are invited to join one of the three networking sessions that fits their interests. The room should be selected in advance using the registration form. Participants will have the opportunity for informal discussions and brief introductions of themselves, their activities and interests to collaborate in specific areas. Participants looking for new contacts and partners are advised to prepare a short oral input and make use of the a partner search list designed for this occasion. A facilitator will be present in each of the rooms.
Participants that registered to a networking session via the registration form will be contacted by the organisers with further instructions prior to the event.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact:
Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development (SLORD) – Monika Bideau Repčíková (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office in Brussels (LINO) – Brigita Serafinavičiūtė (email@example.com)
Partners of the event: