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23 February 2012

Plenary Session 1: Introduction to the Inaugural Event

Welcoming Speeches 

Objectives of the EPUE Inaugural Event

Plenary Session 2: EPUE Capacity on Research and Education

Presentation on the main results of the EPUE survey on the research and education capacity of Europe’s universities

  • Dr. John Smith, Deputy Secretary General, Research and Innovation, EUA
  • Dr. Lidia Borrell-Damian, Senior Programme Manager, Research and Innovation, EUA

Plenary Session 3: University Education and Training needs for the Energy Sector in Europe

Introduction to the participation of EPUE in the SET Plan Energy Education and Training Initiative

Future Needs in Education and Training Capacity in the Field of Energy

  • Glyn Evans, Chairman of the Expert Group on the SET-PLAN Education and Training Initiative, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation

Friday, 24 February

Plenary Session 4: Research priorities within the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA), the SET Plan and HORIZON 2020 energy programmes

Research priorities of the European Energy Research Alliance within the SET Plan

  • Dr. Henrik Bindslev, Chairman of EERA Executive Committee; Vice-dean for research at Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Denmark

Future Research in Energy (SET-Plan and HORIZON 2020 energy programmes, 2014-2020)

  • Glyn Evans, Head of Unit, Energy Directorate, DG Research and Innovation

Plenary Session 5: EPUE, the way forward

Summary of outcomes and preparation for subsequent discussion

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