RE-UNITA

Re-UNITA Final Conference

Jul 2, 2024 at 09:30AM  >  Jul 2, 2024 at 05:30PM

Re-UNITA project, which was obtained as part of the UNITA Alliance, funded by H2020 from the European Commission, aims to structure research strategies within the Alliance and enable the development of joint research activities.

Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour will host the final conference of this project on 2 July 2024, from 9am to 5.30pm, accessible here. This event is open to all members of staff (teachers, lecturers, researchers, administrative staff) and students.

The programme below details the main highlights of the day, which will be attended by more than 80 colleagues from UNITA institutions.

In addition to presenting the main results achieved over the last three years, this final conference will serve as a reminder of the objectives of the UNITA Alliance in relation to research and innovation, in all their dimensions: human resources, research infrastructures, open science, etc.

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9.00-9.30: Welcome coffee

9.30-9.45: Welcome words

Speaker: Laurent BORDES, UPPA Rector

9.45-10.30: European Alliances to strengthen R&I in Europe (alliances background, vision for the future)

Speakers:

  • David ITIER, Head of UNITA, French Ministery of higher education and research
  • Ludovic THILLY, FOREU2 Coordinator
  • Carle Bonafous-Murat, French Universities representative to the European Union


10.30-10.45: Coffee break


10.45-11.00: Re-UNITA and R&I Activities in UNITA construction

Speakers:

  • Marcella COSTA, UNITO
  • Mohamed AMARA, former UPPA Rector

11.00-11.15: Re-UNITA - Key activities and impacts

Speaker: Clément BARDOUX, UPPA Re-UNITA Project Manager

11.15-12.00: Re-UNITA - Towards UNITA R&I strategy

Speaker: Vice-rectors for Research

Silvia SOCORRO, UBI
Rosa BOLEA, UNIZAR
Isabelle BARAILLE, UPPA
Mareva SABATIER, USMB
Cristina PRANDI, UNITO
Madalin BUNOIU, UVT

12.00-12.15: R&I hubs - A key tool to structure research in UNITA

Speaker: Laurence ROUSSILLON-CONSTANTY, UPPA Cultural Heritage hub representative


12.15-13.45 Lunch


13.45-14.45: Improving the research human resources environment

Facilitator: Giuseppina CERRATO, UNITO

· Introduction PhD Talent Program: a path to HRS4R in UNITA

Speakers :

  • Anna CHROSTOWSKA, UPPA
  • Ignacio GARCES, UNIZAR
  • Mareva SABATIER, USMB

· Tackling gender balance in research

Speakers:

  • Giuseppina CERRATO, UNITO
  • Eva CEREZO, UNIZAR
  • Maylis DOUENCE, UPPA

14.45-15.30: Sharing our research infrastructures

Facilitator: Ignacio GARCES, UNIZAR

· Key activities and results network users testimonies

Speaker: Nidal DEL VALLE RAYDAN, UPPA


15.30-15.45: Coffee break


15.45-16.30: Promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in research

Facilitator: Dina PEREIRA, UBI

· Implementing actions for innovation and entrepreneurship in UNITA alliance

Speakers:

  • Proof of concept winner: Ana Cristóvão, UBI
  • Innovation Prize winner: Alejandra Consejo, UNIZAR
  • Clotilde MENICI, USMB
  • Jean-Luc GOT, USMB
  • Hervé GARRAUD, UPPA
  • Alexandra PETCU, UVT

16.30-17.15: Science with and for the society

· Re-UNITA and territories: public authorities and NGOs, promoting open science and open access and citizen science and science for scholars

Speakers:

  • Alexandra PETCU, UVT
  • Clotilde MENICI, USMB
  • Inés DOMINGUEZ, UNIZAR
  • Helena ALVES, UBI
  • Elena GIGLIA, UNITO [VIDEO]
  • Brice BOUYSSIERE, UPPA

17.15-17.30: Conclusion - Research activities in UNITA - sustainability & further steps

Speakers: UPPA