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Destination Europe: Research and Innovation Opportunities in the E.U.
Destination Europe: Research and Innovation Opportunities in the E.U.
WhenThursday, Feb. 13, 2020, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus room160
Event typesExhibits, Information Sessions, Lectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsEuropean Union Delegation to the United States; the Center for West European Studies; the Jean Monnet EU Center
Target AudienceResearchers, graduate students, post-docs
Description

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Destination Europe is an event showcasing the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers from anywhere in the world who are interested in working in Europe. A joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States, Destination Europe 2020 will take place at the University of Washington on the eve of the 2020 annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Seattle.

Destination Europe features presentations by recruiters and experts on opportunities for all areas of research, including the hard sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences, government, business, etc.

The opportunities to be presented at Destination Europe are open to all nationalities, not just Europeans. The EU wants your talent and skills.

Attendees at Destination Europe will find:

  • Experts from European research organizations, funding agencies and European Commission services presenting programs, initiatives, and opportunities to develop one’s research career in Europe.
  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)
  • Euraxess
  • Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission
  • Researchers who have had the experience of moving to Europe temporarily or permanently sharing their experience;
  • Information about the practicalities of moving to Europe (scientific visa, mobility centers, etc.);
  • Recruiters with information on research opportunities in Austria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Switerland and more.
  • An exhibition space with stands providing additional information.
  • Hosted light breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception for networking
Keynote Speaker: Jean-Eric Paquet, Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation, a 77 billion euro research program.

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