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11:00 Closing Plenary: Taking EOSC into the Future – Building the EOSC Federation

Friday 22nd September 2023 - 11.00 am - 12.30 amRoom: Plaza de ArmasPlenary sessions

The closing plenary of the EOSC Symposium 2023 will take a look at the future of EOSC investigating one of its founding elements: the EOSC Federation. What do we mean by EOSC Federation? What are the elements of the federation and how are they governed? What would be suitable mechanisms to enable and fund the federation? This final plenary session will feature five minutes lightning talks from key stakeholders followed by a discussion panel.


Chair: Ute Gunsenheimer, Secretary General, EOSC Association

11:00-11:05IntroductionUte Gunsenheimer
Secretary General, EOSC Association
11:05-11:40Lightning talks

EOSC in the Future
Taking EOSC into the Future
The EOSC Association
Closing of EOSC 2023 Symposium – Some brief reflections
The insights from GEANT

Inmaculada Figueroa, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
Dejan Dvorsek, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission, DG RTD/A.4
Bob Jones, CERN & EOSC Association Director
José María Carazo, Head of Biocomputing unit at CNB
Erik Huizer, GÉANT CEO
11:40-12:20Panel discussion
12:20-12:30Closing remark from the Spanish MinistryRaquel Yotti Álvarez
General Secretary of Research, Spanish Ministry for Science and Innovation
12:30-12:40Announcement of Symposium 2024 & Official closing of Symposium 2023Ute Gunsenheimer
Secretary General, EOSC Association