Ceremonial Launch event of the
CETOCOEN Excellence Teaming project


Masaryk University Campus Library
University Campus Bohunice
Kamenice 5, 625 00 Brno

Ceremonial Launch Event

15th January 2020, 11:00

The ceremonial launch of the CETOCOEN Excellence project held under the auspices of the rector of the Masaryk University, prof. Martin Bareš.
High representation of the European Commission, national authorities and project partners is expected. 

Project meeting

16th January 2020, 9-17

The project meeting of the project will follow the ceremonial event by the presence of the European Commission. The actual project activities and project management will be discussed at the meeting.

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Ceremonial Launch Event - Preliminary agenda
Wednesday 15/1/2020

9:00-10:00 Press conference (only specific attendees)
 10:30-11:00 Registration  
 11:00-12:30 Opening ceremony – formal addresses  
 11:00-11:20 Prof. Martin Bareš, Rector of the Masaryk University (confirmed)
TBA, European Commission
Ms. Alena Šilerová, Minister of Finance & Vice-Prime Minister (confirmed) 
Mr. Adam Vojtěch, Minister of Health (confirmed)
 11:20-11:30 Robert Plaga / Václav Velčovský, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (TBC)
 11:30-11:40 City of Brno & South Moravian Regional Authority  
 11:45-12:00 prof. Jana Klánová, Coordinator of the project, RECETOX
Project introduction and project overview  
 12:00-12:30 Role of project partners in the project  
  • Dr. Uta Staiger, UCL Pro-Vice-Provost (Europe)
  • Prof. Andrew DeMello, ETH
  • Dr. Eric Steinfelder, Director of BBMRI-ERIC (TBC)
  • Dr. Gorazd Stokin, Director of FNUSA-ICRC
 12:30-13:30 Lunch & Networking & Discussions  
 13:30-14:30 Round table – Research and Education in the Healthy Future  
Moderator: Dr. Kateřina Šebková, Director of National and Regional Centre 
  • Head of European Research & Innovation, UCL – Michael Browne / Martin Scott (TBC)
  • ETH – prof. Andrew DeMello / or head of the TT (TBC)
  • BBMRI-ERIC – Dr. Eric Steinfelder (TBC)
  • Current coordinator of existing TEAMING projects (TBC)
  • CEO of ENANTIS, spin-off of Masaryk University, Mr. Roman Badík (TBC)
  • SCO of South Moravian Innovation Centre, Dr. David Uhlíř (TBC)
  • MUNI - Šárka Pospíšilová – vice rector for R&D, Lukáš Palko – Head of R&D department (TBC)
  • Medical sector – Ministry of Health / director of Hospital (TBC)
  • ESFRI representative – dr. Jan Hrušák (TBC)
 15:00 – 16:15 RECETOX Lecture
Prof. Mark Cullen
Epidemic Fires in California: Assessing Morbidity and Mortality Impact of the Smoke Across the Lifespan
Senior Associate Dean for Research, Stanford University School of Medicine & Director of Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences
 16:15-16:30  Final remarks, closing session – prof. Jana Klánová  
 17:00   Departure to social event  
 18:00 Social event - TBA 

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