April 20 - 21, 2016

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Conference Schedule

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Welcome of participants. Please bring your students ID and retrieve your conference bag at the registration desk.

Join the opening ceremony for the first eurodoc conference to be held in Luxembourg. The conference will be kicked off by representatives of the researchers associations and by heads of public institutions such as the University of Luxembourg and the National Research Fund (FNR).

Romain DECET (President LuxDoc) Margaux KERSSCHOT (President eurodoc) Vera SPAUTZ (Mayor City Esch-sur-Alzette) Rainer KLUMP (President University of Luxembourg) Marc SCHILTZ (Secretary General Fonds National de Recherche)

This session will focus on post-graduate education and will portray viewpoints from Serbia and Luxembourg. The Serbian national doctoral association will present results of a national survey on quality of PhD training in 2010-2015.

Doktoranti Srbije Tonie van DAM (VP Doctoral Studies University of Luxembourg) Marc HANSEN (Minister delegate for Higher Education and Research)

Join us for a refreshing drink.

Join us for a delicious dinner in the company of the mayor of the commune of Sanem. This dinner receives kind financial support from the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

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This session will cover modern ways of postgraduate education. There will be presentations from the European Commission, from SK RVS & ADS on PhD training and on connecting companies with PhDs by PNN.

Rinske VAN DEN BERG (European Commission) SK RVS & ADS (Czech and Slovakia) PNN (Netherlands)


This session has a focus on cross-border collaborations. Different viepoints will be covered by Science Europe, ABG, and KRD from Poland.

Sébastien HUBER (Science Europe) Bérénice KIMPE (ABG, Intelli'agence) KRD (Poland)

Let's enjoy a coyz lunch and re-energize for the afternoon.

This session will cover different funding schemes throughout Europe. Luxembourg will showcase it's new PRIDE scheme for PhDs.

Thomas JORGENSEN (EUA) National Research Fund (FNR) DOSZ (Hungary) MLAZ (Croatia)


This session will cover innovative and modern best practices surrounding doctoral training.

Jankowski Przemyslaw (European Commission) CJC (France) IVO NETO (eurodoc)

Closing remarks.

Join us for an exciting cultural programme.

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