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I-LOFAR at the EU Parliament in Brussels on November 5

posted Oct 29, 2013, 5:55 AM by I LOFAR   [ updated Nov 4, 2013, 6:57 AM ]



I-LOFAR Briefing at EU Parliament

Meeting room WIB 05M003 (12:00 - 12:30)

Speakers will include: 

  • Mairead McGuinness (MEP)
  • Prof. Peter Gallagher (I-LOFAR Lead/Trinity College Dublin)
  • Joe Hogan (Openet/European Entrepreneur of the Year 2013)
  • Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy (TD - Member of Irish Parliament)
  • Sir Brendan Parsons (Earl of Rosse)

I-LOFAR Lunch at EU Parliament 

Members Restaurant (12:30 - 14:00)

I-LOFAR Symposium

Enterprise Ireland Conference Room, Park View, 180 Chaussee d'Etterbeek, 1040 Brussels (14:30 - 18:00)

Session I chaired by Leo Enright

14:40 – 15:00 The LOFAR Radio Telescope and Multi-disciplinary Sensor Network
 Prof. Mike Garrett (Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy (ASTRON) Director)

15:00 – 15:20 An Opportunity for Europe and Ireland: I-LOFAR
Prof. Peter Gallagher (Irish LOFAR Lead/Trinity College Dublin)
 
15:20 – 15:40 Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovators 
Dr. Pedro Russo (EU Universe Awareness International Manager)
  
15:40 – 16:00 Coffee

Session II chaired by Peter Gallagher

16:00 – 16:20 Astronomy and Innovation - An Entrepreneur’s Perspective 
Mr. Joe Hogan (Openet CTO/European Entrepreneur of the Year 2013)

16:20 – 16:40 Building the Polish LOFAR Telescopes 
Prof. Andrzej Krankowski (POLFAR Vice-Director)

16:40 – 17:00 EU R&D and Smart Strategies 
Mr. David Harmon (EC Research & Innovation)

17:00 – 17:30 Discussion

If you would like to attend any of the events above, please email svea.miesch@iscintelligence.com
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