Panel discussion at Research for the Future – The Future of Research: The Saxon White Paper Process

Event
Location
  • DATE / TIME:
    2022/09/08    14:00 - 19:00
    Location:
    Leipzig, Germany

    Organisers: Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism (SMWK) 


    Speakers

    Welcome message

    • Sebastian Gemkow, Minister of Science, SMWK

    Keynote speech: “Rethinking Science and Research Policy: What matters?”

    • Wilhelm Krull, Founding Director, THE NEW INSTITUTE

    Presentation of the project’s SWOT analysis

    • Dr Antje Zehm, Advisor, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH

    Panel discussion: “Impulses for a Future-Oriented Direction of Saxon Science and Research Policy” 

    Moderator:

    • Dr Marc Bovenschulte, Divisional Head, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH

    Co-Convenors:

    • Prof. Edeltraud Guenther, Director, UNU-FLORES 
    • Sebastian Gemkow, Minister of Science, SMWK
    • Wilhelm Krull, Founding Director, THE NEW INSTITUTE
    • Prof. Sebastian M. Schmidt, Scientific Director, Helmholtz Centre Dresden-Rossendorf
    • Claudia Muntschick, Advisor, KREATIVES SACHSEN

    Saxony should be preserved and strengthened as a research state. The project “White Paper for Research in Public Science Institutions in the Free State of Saxony” shall provide guidance. In its current phase, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (also referred to as the SWOT analysis) are examined and discussed during the conference “Research for the Future – The Future of Research: The Saxon White Paper Process”.

    Prof. Guenther will contribute to the panel discussion “Impulses for a Future-Oriented Direction of Saxon Science and Research Policy”. As Director of the UNU-FLORES institute, she will advocate for considering the resource nexus in Saxony’s future research agenda.


    Background

    This one-day conference offers interested stakeholders the chance to shape the future of research in Saxony by discussing their views on the presented insights of the “White Paper for Research in Public Science Institutions in the Free State of Saxony”.  


    Related Links:
    Conference website

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