Programme

Friday, November 26th

9:00 – 10:00 | Registration
10:00 | Welcome

COSMOS
Chair: Carlos Pajares (IGFAE)
10:30Fabiola Gianotti (Director-General of CERN)
11:10Berta Rubio (IFIC): The large infrastructure Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research, FAIR.
11:30Luisa María Lara (IAA-CSIC): Optional and mandatory programmes of ESA and the role of the Spanish space science and technology.
11:50Mario Martínez (IFAE): Future Large Facilities for the study of Gravitational Waves: The Einstein Telescope Project.
12:10Discussion
12:40End of the session

12:40 – 13:10 | Coffee break

SOCIETY
Chair: José Edelstein (IGFAE)
13:10Round table: Public perception of science: communication in the digital era
Rafael Vilasanjuan (ISGlobal)
Patricia Fernandez de Lis (El País/Materia)
Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón (Big Van Ciencia founder, ‘Órbita Laika’ (La2) tv presenter)
Gema Revuelta (UPF)
14:40End of the session

14:40 – 16:00 | Lunch break

COVID
Chair: María Blasco (CNIO)
16:00Raúl Rabadán (Columbia U./CNIO): A Topological Data Analysis perspective on coronavirus evolution.
16:20Mariano Esteban (CNB): Present and future of the COVID-19 pandemic.
16:40Helen Cole (ICTA): Urban Inequalities in Covid-19 Vaccine Coverage: A comparative multi-scalar and political economy perspective.
17:00Discussion
18:00End of the session

18:00 – 18:30 | Coffee break

CLIMATE CRISIS
Chair: María José Sanz (BC3)
18:30José Manuel Gutiérrez (IFCA): Large infrastructures for climate predictions: Insights from the IPCC Interactive Atlas.
18:50Juan Manuel López (IPHES): 2.6 Million years of global climate changes influencing fauna, flora and humans.
19:10Aurelio Tobías (IDAEA): Temperature-related excess mortality under past and future climate change scenarios.
19:30Discussion
20:00End of the session

Saturday, November 27th

9:30 – 11:00 | SOMMa General assembly

11:00 – 11:30 | Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 | Working Group meetings (parallel sessions)

Working Group: Project managers
11:30Welcome
11:35Start-up of the working group: coordination and structure.
Regina Lopez (DCEXS-UPF) and Alicia Pelegrina (IAA-CSIC)
11:50Objectives and functioning
12:10Experiences: how has the seal of excellence impacted the management of your centre or unit?
Technology transfer
11:30-11:40Welcome
11:40-11:55Introduction and objectives
11:55-12:40Organization of the working group
12:40-12:50Break
12:50-13:15Miscelaneous: Other topics not previously covered
13:15-13:30Closure and next steps
Open Science
11:30-11:40Presentation of the new centers and units
11:40-12:00Annual review
12:00-12:15Discussion to do a meeting next year
12:15-13:00Proposal to do a new form of leadership of the WG
Managers
11:30Welcome
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