As the European Commission debates the future structure of policymaking decisions, we will be joined by Vladimir Šucha, Director-General of the Joint Research Centre, one of the major sources for evidence in EU policymaking, who will set out his thoughts about the role of the JRC and how policymakers should interact with science.
Science|Business will present a research paper comparing whose opinion matters in science controversies in different countries.
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18:30 - Welcome by Richard Hudson, CEO and Editor, Science|Business
18:35 - Role of the JRC in policymaking: Vladimir Šucha, Director-General, Joint Research Centre, European Commission
18:45 - Panel discussion: Why is it so hard to get scientific evidence listened to in policy?
19:30 - Pre-dinner cocktails
19:45 - Dinner-debate with introduction by Vladimir Šucha, Director-General of the Joint Research Centre
21:15 - Close