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10th Danube Academies Conference

The Czech Academy of Science organises the 10th Danube Academies Conference in October in Pague. Among other topics, science diplomacy and research infrastructures will be the major topics of discussion.

  • Event date: October 30-31, 2019
  • Posted on: 18.08.2019
  • Head Office of the Czech Academy of Sciences Národní 3 , Prague,
  • Czech Republic

Website: Link

Contact: Ms. Franziska Huber(dac@euro-acad.eu) and Ms. Katarina Mockova (mockova@kav.cas.cz).

The Danube Academies Conference is a forum for all national Academies of the Danube region and focuses on scientific developments in this area. It is a platform for the exchange between the national academies from Central and Eastern Europe.

The 10th Danube Academies Conference is hosted by the Czech Academy of Sciences and will be held on October 30/31 2019 in Prague.


  1. Scientific Diplomacy in Europe (Horizon 2020 – Inventing a shared Science Diplomacy for Europe, Scientific Diplomacy in Danube countries, Europe and its neighbours)
  2. Europe and its neighbours
  3. Broad Collaboration and Research Infrastructures (Role of European research infrastructures, DANUBIUS, ELI)

Please find the programme here


Place: Prague, Czech Republic

Time: 12.00

Registration form.docx



The preliminary programme of the event is as follows:


30 OCTOBER 2019
12.00 – 13.00 Registration and light lunch
13.15 Opening of the Conference Day 1
13.30 Topic: Scientific Diplomacy
1st session: Horizon 2020 – Inventing a shared Science Diplomacy for Europe
2nd session: Scientific Diplomacy in Danube countries
15.30 Coffee break
16.00 3rd session: Europe and its neighbours

31 OCTOBER 2019
8.30 Transfer to ELI Beamlines Research Centre
ELI BEAMLINES, Za Radnicí 835, Dolní Břežany,
(20 km from Prague - https://www.eli-beams.eu/en/)
9.15 Opening of the Conference Day 2
9.30 Topic: Broad Collaboration and Research Infrastructures
1st session: Role of European research infrastructures
2nd session: DANUBIUS
10.20 Coffee Break
10.45 3rd session
On-site visit: ELI, HiLASE
13:00 Closing remarks and transfer to Prague

S&T field/scope: General | Affilation and Pillar: EUSDR Priority Areas, Key stakeholders, Research and Innovation support Initiatives | Geographical focus: Danube Region