ICRI 2014 offers a high level international forum where key stakeholders can meet, discuss and contribute to bringing forward global issues related to Research Infrastructures. Co-organised by the European Commission and the Greek EU Presidency of the European Union, it will take forward the recommendations of ICRI 2012, which took place in Denmark and the 3rd EU-Australia Research Infrastructure workshop that took place in Canberra in November 2013.
The conference is expected to attract 600 international participants during three days and will include an exhibition of demonstrations and videos of international research infrastructure projects.
ICRI 2014 will:
- Highlight the essential role of global research infrastructures in addressing grand challenges at all scales: national, regional, continental and global;
- Reflect on the needs and challenges that arise during the development and operation of global research infrastructures at national, regional, continental and global level;
- Present the main characteristics of global research infrastructures and identify the challenges and drivers for collaboration at an international level.
- Take forward the recommendations of ICRI 2012.