EuroScience Open Forum ESOF
"EuroScience Open Forum - ESOF"
2 - 7 July 2010, Turin, Italy
Euroscience Open Forum - ESOF is a scientific European event, that are held biennaly, organized under Euroscience (www.euroscience.org).
Euroscience Open Forum - ESOF aims to present cutting edge scientific and technological developments from natural and social sciences; stimulate the European public's awareness of and interest in science and technology; and foster a European dialogue on science and technology, by offering a platform for cross-disciplinary interaction for science and technology.
Previous editions : Stockholm 2004, Munich 2006, Barcelona 2008 and Turin 2010 (http://www.esof2010.org); the next edition : Dublin 2012.
The Romanian participation from Fundatia "Dr. Victor Babes" :
- Apostol Iuliana, MD - Coordinator of the Translational Scientific Medical Reseach and International Cooperation Department
- Nour Angelica, MD - Medical Director
- Iancu Victoria - Coordinator of Marketing Department
- Simon Diana - Assistent manager
ESOF event was held at the Conference Centre Lingotto and the program was structured on three main sessions : ESOF 2010 Scientific-S, ESOF 2010 Career-C and ESOF 2010 Science to Business-B.
The program ESOF 2010 Scientific-S has included talks, seminars, workshops and discussions in varied field of knowledge, focusing on relationship between science and society. The Committee program has chosed 10 themes for discussion, from which one was of major interest for our center : Integrating science with health care.
The program ESOF 2010 Career-C has offered the opportunity to discuss the future of European research in terms of policies, mobility, science publishing and communication; it was addressed to PhD students, PhDs and young researchers
The program ESOF 2010 Science to Business-B has included a series of appointments dedicated to business and potential entrepreneurs, with the aim to apply the results of research and to develop of some innovative businesses.
Similarly to events ruled at Conference Centre Lingotto have took place varied scientific events in public places in the city (The program Science in the City), making from Turin a city of science, in the ESOF days.