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Grogan Joelle

Senior Lecturer in UK and EU Law / Director

Middlesex University London / InferStat Ltd

CRISIS UPON CRISIS: The cumulative effect of crisis on European resilience

24 Sep 2020 | 12:30 - 13:15 | Hub 6 : Smart implementation & Synergies
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Grogan Joelle

Dr. Joelle Grogan is a Senior Lecturer in UK and EU Law at Middlesex University London. Her research focuses on the rule of law, in particular legal measures taken in response to Brexit and COVID-19. She is co-investigator of WP7 on the rule of law for the H2020 RECONNECT project; director of a Fintech startup, InferStat Ltd; and creator of the legal education blog, StickyTrickyLaw.

Gronkiewicz-Waltz Hanna

Chair

'Cities' Mission Board

Mission area: CITIES

23 Sep 2020 | 14:00 - 14:45 | Hub 5 : Horizon Europe Missions

Ceremony : Handover of the EU Missions final reports

22 Sep 2020 | 09:30 - 10:30 | Hub 17 : Plenary
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Gronkiewicz-Waltz Hanna

Ms. Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz was president of the National Bank of Poland, vice-president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, and Member of Parliament for the Civic Platform. She was elected mayor of Warsaw in 2006, serving three consecutive terms until 2018. She built strong international and European relations for Warsaw, also while serving as president of Eurocities (2012-2014).

Gupta Sunetra

Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology

University of Oxford

Frontier research to fight COVID-19

22 Sep 2020 | 16:00 - 16:45 | Hub 10 : European Research Council
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Gupta Sunetra

Ms. Sunetra Gupta is Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology at the University of Oxford with an interest in infectious disease agents that are responsible for malaria, HIV, influenza and bacterial meningitis.  She has been awarded the Scientific Medal by the Zoological Society of London and the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award for her scientific research.

Hahn Thomas

Chief Expert Software

Siemens

AI, data and robotics – building wider synergies around Europe

22 Sep 2020 | 16:00 - 17:00 | Hub 3 : Digitalisation
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Hahn Thomas

Mr. Thomas Hahn is Chief Expert Software at Siemens and President of Big Data Value Association. He is also Chairman of Labs Network Industrie 4.0 and Vice-President of OPC Foundation. Mr. Hahn is Member in SteCo Plattform Industrie 4.0, Openlab CERN and other initiatives. After studying Computer Science he was active in different roles (e.g. head of software development for Industrial Automation Systems) and businesses (e.g. manufacturing, mobility).

Hamaguchi Michinari

President / Chair of Council for Science

Japan Science and Technology Agency / Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

HORIZON AND MOONSHOT around the same orbit

24 Sep 2020 | 09:30 - 10:15 | Hub 7 : International Cooperation
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Hamaguchi Michinari

Mr. Michinari Hamaguchi earned his PhD in medicine from Nagoya University. He served as the President of Nagoya University from Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2015 before becoming the President of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) in Oct. 2015. He currently also serves as Chairperson of the Council for Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan.

Harhoff Dietmar

Director at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition & Chair of the Commission for the establishment of the German Agency for Disruptive Innovation

Towards the EIC FORUM : Optimizing how the EIC, national innovation agencies and partners work together in times of crisis

23 Sep 2020 | 10:30 - 11:15 | Hub 8 : European Innovation Council
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Harhoff Dietmar

Dietmar Harhoff is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition. His research focuses on innovation, entrepreneurship, intellectual property, and industrial economics. He has served in numerous advisory functions. From 2007 to 2019, he was Chairman of the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI) who presents annual reports to the German Chancellor.

Hart Stephen

Senior Loan Officer, Natural Capital Financing Facility

European Investment Bank

The opportunity to halt BIODIVERSITY loss

23 Sep 2020 | 10:30 - 11:15 | Hub 2 : European Green Deal
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Hart Stephen

Mr. Stephen Hart is part of EIB’s Infrastructure and Climate Fund team and the focal point for the Natural Capital Financing Facility. He began his career in municipal administration and engineering consultancy in Eastern Europe and Russia, joining EIB in 2005, preparing and appraising water and environmental projects worldwide for 10 years. He was Head of the EIB Copenhagen Office until 2019.

Hasselbalch Gry

Member

EC High Level Group on Artificial Intelligence

Ethics and Artificial Intelligence in MEDICAL RESEARCH: Can We Have It All?

23 Sep 2020 | 16:00 - 16:45 | Hub 3 : Digitalisation
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Hasselbalch Gry

Ms. Gry Hasselbalch is a leading expert in responsible digital innovation and technological transformation. She is one of the female founders of the thinkdotank DataEthics.eu, co-author of the influential book Data Ethics – The New Competitive Advantage (2016) and was a member of  the European Commission’s  High-Level Group on AI that created Europe’s Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI.

Haxhi Florensa

Director for Development Programs & Program Manager for Regional Economic Area

Prime Minister's Office of Albania

Towards an innovation agenda for the WESTERN BALKANS

24 Sep 2020 | 11:30 - 12:15 | Hub 7 : International Cooperation
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Haxhi Florensa

Senior Public Official who covers the areas of economic development, national strategic programming and regional cooperation. She currently holds the position of the Director General of the Development Programs and Cooperation Unit, at the Prime Minister’s Office, and is responsible of drafting a number of National Development Programs in different sectors of the economy which are translated into concrete executable national strategic projects with a direct impact to the country’s economic growth. Some of the National Programs she is in charge of drafting are: the National Program for Startups and Innovation, the National Program on Industrial Development, the National Program on Blue Economy, etc.

She is also the Program Manager of the Regional Economic Area and its Action Plan, since its creation with the focus of developing and transforming the Western Balkans region into an economic area where goods, services, people and knowledge move without borders.

Hebert Paul

Director

Centre for Biodiversity Genomics

The opportunity to halt BIODIVERSITY loss

23 Sep 2020 | 10:30 - 11:15 | Hub 2 : European Green Deal
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Hebert Paul

Mr. Paul Hebert holds a Canada Research Chair at Guelph where he is Director of its Centre for Biodiversity Genomics. As Scientific Director of the International Barcode of Life Consortium, he is leading efforts to employ DNA-based approaches to advance understanding of biodiversity. He received the 2018 Heineken Prize for the Environment and the 2020 MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity.  

Hedegaard Connie

Chair

Mission Board on Adaptation to Climate Change – European Commission

Mission area: CLIMATE

22 Sep 2020 | 17:00 - 17:45 | Hub 5 : Horizon Europe Missions
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Hedegaard Connie

Ms. Connie Hedegaard is a Danish politician and public intellectual. Ms. Hedegaard is the Chair of the Mission Board on Adaptation to Climate Change, including societal transformation. She was European Commissioner for Climate Action in the European Commission from 10 February 2010 through 31 October 2014, during which she led the negotiations towards the adoption of the EU 2030 Framework.

Heffernan Peter

Ocean Ambassador / Special Advisor of Board of Directors

MRIA / Oceano Azul Foundation

Breakout meeting on Mission Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters

23 Sep 2020 | 12:00 - 13:00 | Hub 5 : Horizon Europe Missions
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Heffernan Peter

Dr. Peter Heffernan is MRIA Ocean Ambassador and Special Advisor of Board of Directors of Oceano Azul Foundation, Portugal. He is Member of the EU Mission Board: ‘Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal & Inland Waters’. Dr. Heffernan is also Member of the Strategic Advisory Board, Research Field Earth & Environment of the Helmholtz Association, Germany. He is the former CEO of Marine Institute Ireland (Retired in October 2019).

Heidegger Patrizia

Director for Global Policies and Sustainability

European Environmental Bureau

Towards a Champions League for Transition to SUSTAINABILITY

24 Sep 2020 | 11:30 - 12:15 | Hub 3 : Digitalisation
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Heidegger Patrizia

Patrizia Heidegger is Director for Global Policies and Sustainability at the European Environmental Bureau, the largest federation of citizens’ environmental organisation in Europe. She leads the EEB’s work on sustainable development and follows international processes, including the UN Environment Assembly and the High-Level Political Forum. Ms. Heidegger is also part of the Steering Group of SDG Watch Europe,

Heil Katharina F.

President / Scientific Project Manager

Erasmus Mundus Students / University of Barcelona

Career development and entrepreneurship

24 Sep 2020 | 09:30 - 10:30 | Hub 9 : European Institute of Innovation & Technology
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Heil Katharina F.

Dr. Katharina F. Heil is the current president of the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association, EMA. She works as a Scientific Project Manager at University of Barcelona, where she is involved in writing research grant applications and coordinating EU funded, H2020 projects. She is convinced about the power of education and fascinated by Science.

Heitz Johannes

Research Leader – Applied Physics Research Group / Coordinator

Johannes Kepler University / FET Proactive project LaserImplant – European Commission

Voices from the future: Pathfinder projects stories, people, visions (1)

22 Sep 2020 | 15:00 - 17:00 | Hub 8 : European Innovation Council
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Heitz Johannes

Ao. Professor Dr Johannes Heitz leads the Applied Physics Research Group at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. His particular research focus is lasers for modification / patterning of polymers or inorganic materials and optical spectroscopy. Professor Heitz is the project coordinator of the upcoming FET Proactive project LaserImplant.