The Science Campus in České Budějovice will host a roundtable discussion entitled “Perspectives of Czech Science: Coming to the Czech Republic to do excellent research” on December 7th, 2018. The event will be focused on possibilities of establishing independent research groups in the Czech Republic for researchers coming from abroad.
Invited speakers will present short introductory contributions based on personal experience and emphasis will be placed on an active discussion with the participants during the whole event.
The main organizers of the roundtable discussion are the Biology Centre CAS and the Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice. The patronage of the conference was taken over by prof. RNDr. Eva Zažímalová, CSc., Chairwoman of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Prof. MUDr. Tomáš Zima, DrSc, MBA., Chairman of the Czech Conference of Rectors.
Program of the Round table discussion „Perspectives of Czech Science 2018“
moderator: Martin Pumera
In five blocks the most important problems will be discussed, each thematic block will be opened by short introductory notes in which the invited guests - scientists and science managers - will share their experience/opinion.
10:00 Opening of the Conference
Martin Pumera: Vision 2030
10:30 – 11:20 Block 1 Internacionalization
11:20-11:40 Coffee break
11:40-12:30 Block 2 Tenure tracks, open positions, start-ups
13:30-14:20 Block 3 Research funding
14:20-15:10 Block 4 Efficient administrative support
15:10- 15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:15 Block 5 Scientific vision & leadership, functional governance
16:20 – 16.40 Closing remarks – take home home message
(Eva Zažímalová, Tomáš Machula, Libor Grubhoffer, representative of MEYS)
16:50 - ...snack and informal concluding discussion
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