Plenary session I

5th October 2022/ 09:15-12:45
Federico García Lorca Auditorium
(floors 0 & -1)

09.15-09.30         DONES status - Carlos Alejaldre Losilla, Director General, CIEMAT - Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas

09.30-09.45         Present and future high-energy accelerators at CERN. Opportunities for large companies and SMEs, technology transfer prospects and potential socioeconomic impact - Frederick Bordry, Director for Accelerators & Technology,  CERN - The European Organization for Nuclear Research

09.45-10.00         EMBL's vision and future plans: Impact and innovation - Edith Heard, Director General, EMBL – European Molecular Biology Laboratory

10.00-10.15         Introduction to ESA - Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Director General, ESA – European Space Agency

10.15-10.30         ESO’s program and opportunities for industry – Professor Xavier Barcons, Director General, ESO  -  European Southern Observatory

10.30-11.00         Coffee break

11.00-11.15         Implementation of the Extremely Brilliant Source project at the ESRF - Dr. Francesco Sette, Director General, ESRF - The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility

11.15-11.30         Moving from Construction to Operations: Continued Business Opportunities with the European Spallation Source - Professor John Womersley, Director General, ESS - European Spallation Source

11.30-11.45         Introduction to European XFEL - Professor Robert Feidenhans’l, Chairman of the Management Board,
European XFEL - European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility

11.45-12.00         The Universe in the Laboratory - Jörg Blaurock, Managing Director, FAIR - the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe

12.00-12.15         Participation of EU industry to the ITER project and Fusion - Johannes Schwemmer, Director of Fusion for Energy

12.15-12.30         The ILL - providing neutrons for a changing society - Helmut Schober, Director General, ILL - Institut Max von Laue - Paul Langevin

12.30-12.45         The Square Kilometre Array:  The challenge and opportunity of the next global research infrastructure – Professor Philip Diamond, Director General, SKAO – Square Kilometre Array Organisation