Please note that the following preliminary programme might be subject to changes! You can download this program also as PDF-File

For a list of preliminary topics please click here, where you can also view the abstracts of all contributions. Abstracts are also available via a Android-App

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Pre-Conference Events & Welcome: Monday, 1st July 2013

14:00 - 18:30h Opening On-site Registration at TU Wien
15:00 - 17:00h Pre-Conference Events with Coffee/Tea break
19:00 - 21:00h Welcome Reception buffet at the Vienna City Hall

First Conference day: Tuesday, 2nd July 2013

8:00 - 18:00h Registration on-site
8:00 - 18:00h Exhibitions
9:30 - 10:00h Opening and welcome speeches
10:00 - 11:00h Plenary Opening Session
11:00 - 11:30h Coffee/Tea break
11:30 - 12:30h 4 Parallel Sessions
12:30 - 13:30h Lunch
13:30 - 14:30h 4 Parallel Sessions / Workshops
14:30 - 15:00h Coffee/Tea break
15:00 - 16:00h 4 Parallel Sessions / Workshops
16:30 - 18:00h Plenary New EARMA Members Meeting
19:30 - 23:30h Conference Dinner Hotel Marriott

Second Conference day: Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

8:00 - 16:00h Registration on-site
8:00 - 16:00h Exhibitions
9:00 - 10:00h Plenary Session
10:00 - 10:30h Coffee/Tea break
10:30 - 12:30h 4 Parallel Sessions / Workshops
12:30 - 13:30h Lunch
13:30 - 14:30h 4 Parallel Sessions / Workshops
14:30 - 15:00h Coffee/Tea break
15:00 - 17:00h EARMA General Assembly

Third Conference Day: Thursday, 4th July 2013

8:00 - 15:30h Exhibitions
8:30 - 9:30h Sponsored Workshop
10:00 - 11:00h Plenary Session
11:00 - 11:15h Coffee/Tea break
11:15 - 12:15h 4 Parallel Sessions / Workshops
12:15 - 12:30h Coffee/Tea break
12:30 - 13:00h Presentation of EARMA 2014 and Closing of EARMA Conference
13:00 - 14:00h Farewell Lunch
14:00 - 15:30h EARMA Ambassadors Round Table Meeting

Preliminary Topics

Additional topics and speakers will be published in due time 2013!

Please download the Schedule of Topics or the Android-Application.

Pre-Conference Meeting

ID 101
  Enhancing EU - US Research Cooperation: The Bilat USA 2.0 project
Manfred Horvat, EU Research Management, Vienna University of Technology/ AT (tbc)
Vera Kammann, Deutsches Luft- und Raumfahrt Zentrum (DLR) / DE
Dan Nordquist, Washington State University (WSU) & (NCURA) / U.S.A
Agatha Keller, ETH Zurich /CH
Olaf Svenningsen, University of Southern Denmark / DK
Ralf König, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), NCP / AT
Moderator: Zygmunt Krasinski, Deputy Director of NCP / PL

Plenary Sessions

ID 66
  EU Strategy and Horizon 2020 - The European Commission and the Austrian Perspective
Metthey, Jack, DG Research and Innovation / BE; Naczinsky, Christian, Austrian Ministry of Science /AT
ID 72
  30th Anniversary of EU Framework Programmes of Research, Innovation and Technology: Achievements and lessons learned
Horvat, Manfred Professor, TU Wien / AT
ID 48
  The international dimension in H2020
John Claxton, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission / BE
Klaus Schuch, Strategic Research Management, ZSI / AT

Presentations, Workshops and Panel Sessions

    Track 1: Grants Management of Collaborative Research and Financial Issues
ID 26
T1 Grants Management of EuropeAid projects
Theresia Twickler, Senior EU consultant and owner of TwicklerTraining / NL
ID 38
T1 Practicalities in the Financial Management of FP7 projects; An outlook to audits and Horizon 2020 rules
Kitley, Gabor, CEO, Europa Media Ltd Budapest / HU
Preregistration required
ID 46
T1 Preparing a proposal to the NIH (USA) -­ how to interpret the call and submit the application
Svenningsen, Olaf, Head of Research Support, University of Southern Denmark, Faculty of Health Sciences, Odense / DK
Preregistration required
ID 64
T1 The Importance of "Impact" in Horizon 2020
McCarthy, Sean, Director Hyperion Ltd, Cork / IE
ID 65
T1 Integrated Grant management services for Horizon 2020
Härtwich, Peter, Head of Simplification / eFP7 Communication Office RTD M3.1, European Commission, Brussels / BE
ID 81
T1 Extreme Light Initiative: a practical example of the synergy between FP7 and Structural Funds funding
Gliksohn, Florian, Director, Extreme Light Infrastructure, Prague / CZ
ID 102
T1 Discover the best grant opportunities through a streamlined workflow process
Chair: Marie Linvill, Director of ProQuest / UK
    Track 2: Legal Aspects and Governance, Ethics and Compliance Issues
ID 61
T2 Experiences and Best Practice on Dispute Resolution in R&D and Commercial Agreements
Schallnau, Judith, Legal Staff, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Geneva / CH
ID 62
T2 Horizon2020: the legal Framework
Thies, Annika, Legal Counsel/ Deputy Director, Helmholtz Brussels Office, Brussels / BE; Werner Kathrin, Fraunhofer Institu / DE
ID 74
T2 Third Party in FP7. Real Case analysis (legal and financial issues)
Schijns, Michael; FP7 Legal and Financial, National Contact Point, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague / NL, John Stringer UK Barrister, General manager of Berkley Associates SPRL / UK
Preregistration required
ID 80
T2 Managing research ethics processes
Andrew Rawnsley, Research Governance and Training Manager Teeside University / UK
    Track 3: Recognition of the Profession: Research Office Services and Professional Development
ID 33
T3 OUTSIDE-IN THINKING: Where optimistic research managers take on the European Commission's challenges by sharing ideas, questions and resources. (Ignorance is expensive)
Keller, Agatha & Glauner, Annika, Co-Head & Senior Research Manager, EU GrantsAccess, International Research Programmes - ETH Zurich - University of Zurich / CH
Preregistration required
ID 45
T3 The ultimate challenge in competitive proposal writing: pull a success team together
Demise Wallen + Susanne Rahner, Senior Fellow and Senior Research Officer + Director, University of Mew Mexico, Albuquerque / US + YGGDRASIL Project Management Trainings, Berlin / DE
Preregistration required
ID 53
T3 DEVELOPING SUCCESSFUL LEADERS: Why "getting the right idea" does not necessarily mean getting the idea right
Glauner, Annika; Senior programme & research manager, University of Zurich I ETH Zurich / CH
Preregistration required
ID 56
T3 Research administration as a choice of career
Korsgaard, Helen, Research Consultant, University of Southern Denmark, Odense / DK
ID 82
T3 Post Graduate Studies for research managers and administrators - a successful model of educational/training network implemented in Poland
Krasinski, Zygmunt; Deputy Director of the National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences, / PL and 7 panelists
ID 84
T3 How do project building consultants work in Europe?
Boedeker, Stina, Research Funding Specialist, University of Tampere / FI
ID 52
T3 EARMA Ambassadors Round Table - EARMA Future perspectives
Chair: Jan Andersen, University of Copenhagen / DK
    Track 4: Research Strategies and Policies
ID 22
T4 Improving Research Management for Improving Research Outcomes
Kirk, Martin, Office of Research Services/Director, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. / CA
ID 31
T4 Implementing "HR Excellence" for Researchers: A Multi-regional, Muli-agency Perspective
John Donovan, Head of Research, Dublin Institute of Technology / IE
Justin Synnot, Research Programme & Support Manager, University College Dublin / IE
Sandra Milovanovic, Croatian Science Foundation / CR
Riitta Pyykko, Vice Rector, University of Turku / FI
Elin Kollerud, EURAXESS Coordinator in the Norwegian Research Council / NO
ID 58
T4 Snowball Metrics: an institutional perspective on the intelligence needed to support evidence-based strategic planning
Green, John, Chairman of Snowball Metrics Steering Committee, University of Cambridge, London / GB
ID 70
T4 Science Europe: A Collaborative Approach to the European Research Area
Crowfoot, Amanda, Director, Science Europe, Brussels / BE
ID 71
T4 Helping the voice of of Europe's top scientists - The process and outcome of Copenhagen Research Forum
Bak, Jonas, EU Adviser, CreoDK, Copenhagen / DK
ID 76
T4 Widening Participation: connecting Structural Funds and Horizon 2020
Speaker form DG Region and second speaker from DG R&I
ID 77
T4 Open Access - national policies in the member states
Werenskiold, Anne Katrin ERA WG Chair
ID 83
T4 What future for the SSH in the European Research Area?
Galleron, Ioana, Senior lecturer and co-director of the EvalHum Initiative, European University of Brittany and Maison des Sciences de l\'Homme en Bretagne, Lorient / FR

Conference Contacts

Anna K. Groeninx van Zoelen Secretary of Annual Conference Standing Committee


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