Workshops

Workshop // Resource Nexus Policy & Cluster Workshop

The Resource Nexus Policy & Cluster Workshop is co-organised by the Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME), SIM4NEXUS, MAGIC, and DAFNE, and will bring together EU-funded projects related to the resource nexus as well as other (non-EU funded) related initiatives with the objective to stimulate peer-to-peer and science-to-policy discussions on how to get the most out of nexus research for the benefit of society and policymaking.

Where and when

EASME, Brussels
16 Place Charles Rogier
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
Bruxelles 1210
Belgium

27 Nov 2018
9am - 5.15pm

Agenda

09:30 – 10:00
Session 1: Welcome and Scene Setting

  • Welcome
    Speaker from EASME (Frederik Accoe)
  • Scene setting
    Organizing projects (DAFNE-MAGIC-SIM4NEXUS)

10:00 – 11:00
Session 2: Governance of the Nexus
Chair/moderator: EASME/RTD

  • A critical appraisal of nexus narratives through quantitative storytelling: Challenges for nexus governance (MAGIC) (25 min)
  • Panel discussion (with 2 representatives from DGs and 2 representatives from other research projects or institutions) (30 min)
  • Wrap up (moderator) (5 min)

11:00 – 11:30
Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30
Session 3: The Nexus for a Resource-efficient Europe
Chair/moderator: EASME/RTD

  • The Nexus concept and policy coherence in Europe, for a resource-efficient and circular economy (SIM4NEXUS) (25 min)
  • Panel discussion (with 2 representatives from DGs and 2 representatives from other research projects or institutions) (30 min)
  • Wrap up (moderator) (5 min)

12:30 – 13:15
Nexus Project Landscape - Plenary Pitch Session

  • Flash presentations of different invited projects supported or not by EU funding, including of other institutions (3+ min for each project, max 15 projects)

13:15 – 14:30
Lunch and Poster & Video Presentations
Poster and video presentations of invited projects supported or not by EU funding, including of other institutions

14:30 – 15:30
Session 4: The Nexus in Transboundary Systems in Developing Countries
Chair/moderator: EASME/RTD

  • The nexus in transboundary systems in developing countries (DAFNE) (25 min)
  • Panel discussion (with 2 representatives from DGs and 2 representatives from other research projects or institutions) (30 minutes)
  • Wrap up (moderator) (5 min)

15:30 – 16:30
Nexus Project Cluster - Parallel Discussion Tables World Café Style
with coffee
Chair: EASME/RTD

  • The Nexus Project Cluster will develop a note in advance of the workshop, to present the cluster and introduce the session.
  • Purpose of the Nexus Project Cluster and explanation of World Café (10 min)
  • Floor Brouwer (SIM4NEXUS)

Tables:

  • Table 1: Initiatives for scientific publications
    Moderator: Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia (SIM4NEXUS)
  • Table 2: Nexus dialogues – policy interaction in Europe and in third countries (e.g. Latin America)
    Moderator: Tamara Avellán (UNU-FLORES)
  • Table 3: Nexus research and the Sustainable Development Goals
    Moderator: Phoebe Koundouri/Jasminko Novak (DAFNE)

16:30 – 17:00    
Working Together - Next Steps/Action Points
Feedback from World Café Moderators, followed by Q&A
Chair/moderator: EASME

17:00 – 17:15
Closure

Download provisional agenda

Organisers

Further reading

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