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  Oral Programme - US12 The EC 7th RTD Framework Programme: addressing the challenges of global change

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Convener: Ludden, J.

Thursday, 19 April 2007

Lecture Room: Lecture Room D

Chairperson: LUDDEN, J.

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This Union session has been established to underline the launch of the 7th RTD Framework Programme of the European Commission.

The speakers will focus on the environmental challenges that are to be addressed in the 7th RTD Framework Programme.

Exceptionally, the EGU Union session has been organised in the lunch period to allow as many EGU-Vienna attendees as possible to be fully informed about the 7th RTD Frame work programme.

The director of the Environment Directorate, Directorate General for Research, Ms Manuela Soares, will provide the keynote address and a question and answer session will be organised for the end of the session.

12:00 - 12:25
Addressing the challenges of global change: the European political context - Hugo de Groof, Directorate General for Environment, European Commission

12:25 - 12:50
Addressing the challenges of global change: Opportunities within EC 7th RTD Framework Programme - Manuela Soares - Director, Directorate I (Environment), Directorate General for Research, European Commission

12:50 - 13:10
Information and communication technologies for environmental and natural resource management, Márta Nagy-Rothengass, Head of Unit ICT for Sustainable Growth, DG INFSO, European Commission

13:10 - 13:30
Discussion and Question Period


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