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07/11/2016  | 14:30 - 18:00 |  Room JDE 52  | European Committee of the Regions
The 2016 edition of the Science meets Parliament event will bring a new element, namely the active involvement of EU regions.: the pilot conference "Science meets Regions", which will take place on 7 November 2016 in the Committee of the Regions. It will bring together representative of EU regional authorities and scientists to exchange views on evidence-informed decision-making process at regional level.
Representatives of respective regional authorities and scientific experts from EU umbrella scientific organisations are proposed to participate in the pilot. Prior to the event in the Committee of the Regions, several national and regional events will take place, namely, in Karlsruhe (DE), Hessen (DE), Friuli-Venezia (IT), Bratislava (SK), Sofia (BG) and Espoo (FI).
The outcomes of discussion will feed into a high level panel debate during the Science meets Parliaments 2016 on the next day, the 8th of November, at the European Parliament: "Science for Better European Evidence-Informed Policy-Making: Importance of the International, National and Regional Dimension".
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For the outcome of previous editions:
The following decentralised regional conferences would have taken place before the 7 November Brussels "Science meets Regions" event at the Committee of the Regions:
  • Karlsruhe (DE) – 4-5 July 2016
  • Hessen (DE) – 7 October 2016
  • Trieste (IT) – 18 October 2016
  • Bratislava (SK) – 25 October 2016
  • Sofia (BG) – 25 October 2016
  • Espoo (FI) – 20 December 2016
  • Bilbao (ES) - January 2017

Contact Person: Svetlozar Andreev
Organizer: SEDEC Secretariat
Phone - Mobile: +32 2 282 2039 -