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9th March 2015

9:00 - 9:10

Opening of the session.
*NB! Final agenda is to be provided by 1st March, 2015, the latest.
Session moderator: Lena Brandt, WCFDavos Content Manager (Russia)

9:10 - 9:30

James Gillies, Head of Communications at CERN (Switzerland)

9:30 - 9:40

"Bridging the gap between science and media through networking and public education."
Alexander Potapov
Deputy CEO, Managing Director at RVC (Russia)

9:40 - 10:00

"Science communication: new objectives, new challenges, new approaches."
Prof. Alexander Gerber
, Founder & Scientific Director of INSCICO (Institute for Science & Innovation Communication), Professor for International Science Communication at the Rhine-Waal University (Germany)

10:00 - 10:15

"Irresistible science. The modern researcher: wanted by the media, icon for the society."
Dr. Vijay Khole
, Vice Chancellor of Amity University, former VC of Mumbai University (India)

10:15 - 10:30

"Excellence in Science Communication: A tool for diversity."
Archana Sharma, D.Sc. in particle physics and Ph.D. in nuclear physics, Physicist at CERN (Switzerland)

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break.

10:45 - 11:00

"Science as a brand."
Jaydip Chowdhury
, Head of Corporate Communications & Advocacy, Bilcare Limited (India)

11:00 - 11:15

"Open Computational Graphics Applications: From Research to Communication."
Dr. Antonella Guidazzoli
, Head of Visual Information Lab, Cineca Supercomputing University Consortium (Italy)

11:15 - 11:30

"Communication in Sciences Unveil, Educate, Inspire From University."
Prof. Marcos Pinoti Barbosa
, Ph.D. in Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, Professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, President of SLABO (Brazil)

11:30 - 12:00

Redefining public engagement: the 'physics' of science communication in a multi-stakeholder environment.

12:00 - 12:30

Science as a brand: Values. Audiences. Communication.

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break.

13:30 - 15:00

Venue-visiting tour: CERN.

15:00 - 15:00

Transfer to Davos for participation in the 6th annual WCF summit.

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