Euroscience Open Forum 2012

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After Stockholm (2004), Munich (2006), Barcelona (2008) and Turin (2010), Dublin - Ireland’s capital, city rich with cultural and artistic heritage, steeped with history and vibrant with youthful energy-, has been chosen to host the Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF) 2012 event. To celebrate this prestigious, international event in Dublin, the City of Science 2012, a programme of science-related events and activities, will run throughout the year across the island of Ireland.
ESOF is an interdisciplinary, pan-European meeting, held under the auspices of Euroscience, which aims to showcase the latest advances in science and technology; promote a dialogue on the role of science and technology in society and public policy; and stimulate and provoke public interest, excitement and debate about science and technology.

This year's programme will incorporate a number of distinct streams: 20 + key-note sessions; a science programme of seminars, workshops and debates on the latest research; a Science to Business Programme to link basic research with business and industrial applications; a careers programme showcasing career opportunities in Europe and beyond for all levels of researchers at all stages of their careers; a Science in the City programme to provide scientific interchange opportunities between ESOF2012 delegates and Dublin citizens; a media programme to promote science communication; and, an exhibition to showcase the best of European academic, public and private research.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 11.07.2012 10:00 local time
End 15.07.2012 19:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Scalet, Mario
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Country Ireland
City Dublin
Venue Convention Centre
Street Convention Centre
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website ESOF2012
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