ERF Workshop - The Socio-Economic Relevance of Research Infrastructures

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at DESY Hamburg ( Auditorium )
Notkestrasse 85, 22607 Hamburg
This ERF Workshop to be held at DESY in Hamburg will bring together experts from research infrastructures, science, policy makers and industry to discuss the many dimensions of socio-economic relevance of Research Infrastructures. It is the main purpose of this workshop to record experiences and real cases, refining best practices, and to formulate proposals for the broader European community. Apart from economic returns and links to the innovation systems a focus on social, cultural and public aspects is given. 
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  • Thursday, May 31, 2012
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Opening Session
      • 14:00 Welcome 10'
        Speaker: Prof. Helmut Dosch (DESY)
      • 14:10 Greetings 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Horst-Michael Pelikahn (State Councillor for Science and Research of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg)
      • 14:20 Goals of the Workshop 10'
        Speaker: Prof. Carlo Rizzuto (ELETTRA and Chair ERF)
        Material: Slides powerpoint file
    • 14:30 - 16:30 Plenary I - Why caring about socio-economic impacts?
      Convener: Wolfgang Sandner (Max-Born-Institute and Laserlab Europe)
      • 14:30 A View from the European Commission 20'
        Speaker: Ana Arana-Antelo (Head of Research Infrastructure, DG Research EC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 14:50 A view from the UK 20'
        Speaker: John Womersley (STFC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 15:10 A Study about the Business Models of RIs 20'
        Speaker: Susanna Gota Goldmann (Ministry of Higher Education and Research, France)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 15:30 A perspective from Canada 20'
        Speaker: Emil Hallin (Canadian Lightsource)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 15:50 An international perspective/OECD 20'
        Speaker: Stefan Michalowski (OECD Global Science Forum)
      • 16:10 Introduction to Parallel Sessions - the various dimensions of socio-economic relevance 20'
        Speaker: Carlo Rizzuto (ELETTRA and Chair ERF)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break ( Universe ( Foyer Auditorium ) )
    • 17:00 - 19:05 Parallel Session II - Social, Educational and Environmental Aspects
      In this parallel session a brief overview of experiences and assessments of educational, social and environmental impacts of RIs is given. The goal is to contribute to the development – based on empirical data, surveys, case studies and best practice examples provided by the speakers –of a methodological framework and guidelines for future impact monitoring and evaluation. 
      Convener: Adrian Dusa (U Bucharest)
      Location: SemR 2
      • 17:00 ECRIN (European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network) impact on health and economy 15'
        Speaker: Jacques Demotes-Mainard (INSERM)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 17:20 e-Infrastructures 15'
        Speaker: Dr. Kimmo Koski (CSC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 17:40 ELETTRA 10'
        Speaker: Bibi Palatini (ELETTRA)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 17:55 DESY 10'
        Speaker: Stephan Haid (DESY)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:10 PSI 10'
        Speaker: Dr. Thierry Straessle (PSI)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:25 SOLEIL 10'
        Speaker: Jean-Pierre Caminade (SOLEIL)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:40 Canadian Lightsource 10'
        Speaker: Emil Hallin (Canadian Lightsource)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:55 Laserlab 10'
        Speaker: Prof. Wolfgang Sandner (Max Born Institute)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 17:00 - 19:00 Parallel Session I - Economic Aspects
      • 17:00 Overview of Methodologies 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Mickael Pero (Fraunhofer ISI, Karlsruhe)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 17:20 STFC's approach to evaluating the impact of research facilities 20'
        Speakers: Sharon Cosgrave (STFC), Katharine Robertson (STFC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 17:40 Short-run Regional and Sectoral Demand Effects of RIs – The Case of XFEL at DESY 20'
        Speaker: Prof. Wilhelm Pfähler (U Hamburg)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:00 General Methodology and ex-ante evaluation at ELI 20'
        Speakers: Florian Gliksohn (ELI), Franck Brottier (ELI)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:20 The work of ex-ante evaluation of economic effects of ESS in Lund, Sweden: Risks associated with ‘blackboxing’ 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Olof Hallonsten (Research Policy Institute, Lund)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 19:30 - 22:30 Dinner ( DESY Bistro/Canteen )
  • Friday, June 1, 2012
    • 08:30 - 10:30 Parallel Session IV - Innovation Aspects
      Convener: Helmut Dosch (DESY)
      • 08:30 Knowledge/learning spillover to industry 20'
        Speaker: Michel Judkiewicz (EIRMA)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 08:50 Best practice on S&T parks: The Grenoble area - Impact on large scale RIs 20'
        Speaker: Amal Chabli (CEA-LETI)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:10 EIRIISS – supporting cohesion between RIs and Industry. Finding effective measures to support European Industry for RI Instrumentation development 20'
        Speaker: Rachael Jack (STFC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:30 Spin-offs from European RIs – Some Examples 20'
        Speaker: Regina Rochow (ELETTRA)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:50 Use of facilities by industries - lightsources as examples 20'
        Speaker: Katja Kroschewski (DESY)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 08:30 - 10:30 Parallel Session III - Public/Cultural Aspects
      Convener: Hermann-Friedrich Wagner (OECD Global Science Forum)
      Location: DESY ( SemR 2 )
      • 08:30 Importance of communication on research infrastructures 20'
        Speaker: Prof. Klas Malmqvist (U Lund)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 08:50 Living in the media spotlight - an opportunity to give science the voice it needs 20'
        Speaker: James Gillies (CERN)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:10 Citizen Science and Natural History 20'
        data collection through crowd-sourcing leads to greater public engagement with science and science institutions 
        Speaker: Prof. Graham Higley (Natural History Museum, London)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:30 Public Participation in Planning and Realizing SwissFEL – a case study from PSI 20'
        Speaker: Peter Allenspach (PSI)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 09:50 Public Participation - a case study by ITER 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Gaetano Borelli (ENEA)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
    • 11:00 - 11:45 Plenary II - Reports from the Parallel Sessions
      Convener: Jean Moulin (Belgian Science Policy Office)
      • 11:00 Report from Parallel I (Economic Aspects) 5'
        Speaker: Keith Jeffery (STFC)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 11:05 Report from Parallel II (Social/Educational Aspects) 5'
        Speaker: Frank Lehner (DESY)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 11:15 Report from Parallel III (Public/Cultural) 5'
        Speaker: Jean-Pierre Caminade (SOLEIL)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 11:20 Report from Parallel IV (Innovation Aspects) 5'
        Speaker: Florian Gliksohn (ELI)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 11:45 - 13:00 Plenary Session III - The way forward
      Convener: John Womersley (STFC)
      • 11:45 EvaRIO – an evaluation method in an open innovation and research system environment 20'
        Speaker: Sandrine Wolff (BETA/U Strassburg)
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 12:05 The value of research infrastructures in less developed areas 20'
        Speaker: Prof. Adrian Curaj (UEFISCDI, Romania)
      • 12:25 Long-Term Strategies: The Bordeaux region as example 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Jean-Claude Kieffer (INRS-EMT, Bordeaux)
        Material: Slides pdf file
    • 13:00 - 13:30 Closing Session
      Convener: Helmut Dosch (DESY)
      • 13:00 Need for further investigations and methodologies (ERF working group) 15'
        Speaker: Carlo Rizzuto (ELETTRA and Chair ERF)
      • 13:15 ESFRI and concluding remarks of the workshop 15'
        Speaker: Beatrix Vierkorn-Rudolph (Chair ESFRI)
        Material: Slides pdf file