Instruct-ERIC Events

Instruct-ERIC award ceremony

Date: 18-Jul-2017

Contact: Susan Daenke


The Instruct-ERIC Ceremony will be taking place on 18th July at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London in the Wolfson Library Suite.

The agenda is as follow:


Master of Ceremonies:

Professor Andrew Harrison, Diamond Light Source Chief Executive Officer

13:00 Arrival, networking and buffet lunch
13:45 Event commences
14:00 Opening Remarks: Professor Sir John Savill, MRC Chief Executive Officer

Importance of Structural Biology: UK and European perspectives

14:10 Jo Johnson, UK minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation

Infrastructures to address new scientific challenges: UK investment and European context

14:20 Professor Lucia Banci, University of Florence

History of Instruct and its uniqueness

14:35 Professor Giorgio Rossi, Chair of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructure (ESFRI)

The ESFRI Vision: Instruct-ERIC in Context

14:45 Robert-Jan Smits, Director General, Research and Innovation, European Commission

ERIC ceremony: Robert-Jan Smits will award the ERIC assignment to Jo Johnson MP, representing the Host country of Instruct-ERIC

15:10 Professor David Stuart, Director Instruct-ERIC (MRC Professor, University of Oxford)

Future Directions: The Structural Biology Revolution

15:20 Closing Remarks: Professor Andrew Harrison
15:30 Networking and refreshments
16:30 Close

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