Open Discussion


October 26th, 2017, Riga Graduate School of Law, Strēlnieku street 4k-2


Moderated by Prof. Vjačeslavs Kaščejevs


The working languages will be Latvian and English, interpretation will be provided.


9.30 – 10.00


10.00  – 10.15

Introduction by Prof. Vjačeslavs Kasčejevs

Welcome from Līga Lejiņa, State Secretary, MoES

10.15 – 10.40

Research Findings “The sustainability issues of Latvian society: future prospects and opportunities for local scientific ecosystem“

Dr. Mārtiņš Kaprāns, Dr. Ivars Austers

10.40 – 11.05

Latvia’s Research Priorities for 2018 – 2021 and capacity building in European Structural Fund programmes

Dr. Agrita Kiopa, Deputy State Secretary and Director of the Higher Education, Science and Innovation Department, MoES

11.05 – 11.25

"Smart Specialisation approach to priority setting for research and innovation"

Lina Stanionyte, The Joint Research Centre, European Commission

11.25 – 11.50

Coffee Break

11.50 – 13.35

Open Discussion

Moderated by Prof. Vjačeslavs Kaščejevs

13.35 – 14.00

Concluding Summary by Prof. Vjačeslavs Kaščejevs and Dr. Agrita Kiopa


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