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Get prepared for the 5th Unite! Dialogue

Announcement of the 5th Dialogue on a Stockholm background.


Published Feb 14, 2022

March is approaching, and so is the 5th Unite Dialogue, New Horizons. For the first time, the Horizon 2020 project community will also attend a Unite! Dialogue in the perspective of a further integration of all the components of the Alliance.

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm will host the next Unite! Dialogue under the title New Horizons, which will take place in two parts: first in March as an online event and in June as a face-to-face event. The aim was to meet in person in Stockholm in March, but the often rapidly and abrupt changes the pandemic has brought means that adjustments had to be made. The 5th Dialogue will therefore be split into two parts, March and June. This will allow for discussions to continue and decisions to be made in a timely manner whilst ensuring the safety and well-being of everyone involved.

8th – 10th March: Online event

Part one is a digital event that will take place on the 8th–10th March. This event will include sessions for Unite! Governing Platform, Unite Academic Forum and General Assembly H2020 (further information will be sent to concerned parties separately).

Everyone from KTH and the Unite! community is welcome to attend both the Unite! Dialogue Plenary session and the H2020 Plenary Session on the 9th and 10th of March.  The Unite! Dialogue Plenary session takes place on the 9th of March 10:00–12:00 CET and will focus on current developments of Unite! The H2020 Plenary session takes place on the following day, 10th of March, 09:00-11:30 CET.

Bothe sessions will be held online via Zoom. Register for the plenary sessions

13th–15th June: On-site event

Part two will be an on-site Unite! Summer Community event in Stockholm on the 13th–15th June focused on giving the E+ Task Forces and H2020 Work Packages a chance to meet and discuss the latest developments. A preliminary programme and registration information will be available after the March event.

The Unite! Dialogues

Unite! Dialogues are the key format to raise visibility of Unite! in the member universities and their ecosystems and to disseminate the Unite! vision among university staff and students. Unite! Dialogues are open to all members of the member universities. Reports, debates, reviews and future strategies are transparent to the entire Unite! community and involve its members actively.

So far, the Unite! community has been able to organise and attend four Dialogues:

  • 11th-14th February 2020, Espoo-Helsinki/Finland, hosted by Aalto University
  • 30Th September 2020, Lisboa, hosted by Universidade de Lisboa
  • 8th-10th March 2021, Grenoble, hosted by Grenoble INP in France (Rhone Alpes)
  • 29th,30th November and 1st December 2021, Barcelona, hosted by Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)