Florence meeting (Oct 9 to 11, 2017): Programme and draft agenda

Here are the latest details for the Florence details:

COST Action IS1405 Meeting
Florence, Italy 9th-11th October 2017

Monday 9th October- Palazzo Medici Riccardi
Sala Pistelli -1st Floor

09.00-12.00  Core group
10.30-10.45  Coffee Break
12.00-13.15  Lunch (Tour to Palazzo Vecchio offered by City Council)

Sala Luca Giordano- 1st Floor

13.15-13.30  Institutional Greetings – Nicola Armentano (President of IV Health Committee on Social and Health Politics, Florence City Council)
13.30-15.00  Whole Action plenary session including WG leads update, discussion,
15.00-15.30  Coffee Break
15.30-17.00  Health Economics Workshops: chairing H.M. Anna Colombo (EU Parliament)
Health Economic Analyses in Maternity Care-Patrick Moran
How to measure costs of intrapartum care? – Elske van den Akker-van Marle.
17.00-19.00  Horizon 2020 – State of Art and future planning
BBB meeting & STSM Meeting.
20.30  Social Event: ‘Florence by night’-City guided tour (starting point: Cathedral facade)

Tuesday 10th October-Istituto degli Innocenti

Salone Poccetti- Ground Floor

09.00-12.00  Plenary & Working Groups
10.30-11.00  Coffee Break
12.00-13.00  Lunch (either self-arranged or centrally booked by registering at the provided link)
13.00-15.00  Working Groups
15.00-15.30  Coffee Break
15.30-16.30  ECI and Working Group 6 Meeting
16.30-17.30  Plenary session including Working Group leads feedback
17.30-18.00  Movie “The Blood of its Blood” by Amyel Garnaoui- Introduced by Elena Skoko
18.00-19.00  Social Event: Museo degli Innocenti (Innocenti Museum) guided tour
20.30  Social Dinner at ‘Tavernetta della Signoria’ Restaurant (via dell’Osteria del Guanto)

Wednesday 11th October-Istituto degli Innocenti

Salone Poccetti- Ground Floor

09.00-12.45  Management Committee Meeting
10.30-10.45  Coffee break
12.45-13.45  Lunch (either self-arranged or centrally booked by registering at the provided link)

Registration for arranged lunch and social events here:
For those who will join also the local seminar: start at 13.45
Registration for Local Seminar 11th at: https://www.italianroom.it/it/seminario11

Download the pdf programme here.

Florence Core Group Agenda
COST Action IS1405 Core Group agenda, Florence (Oct 9, 2017)

  1. Apologies
  1. Approval of last meeting minutes, adoption of agenda & matters arising/for information
  1. Progress and future plans for 2017/18 of Working Groups 1-6, ESR & STSM
    1. Celebration of successes, discussion of issues arising
    2. Mapping progress against the MOU & reporting
  1. Planning 2017/18 meetings and activities
    1. Location and detail of future Management Committee/Core Group/Working Group meetings
    2. Training School
    3. Allocation of places for meetings
  1. Workplan 2017/2018 & forward planning
  1. Possible creation of Scientific advisory board & other committees
  1. Open access papers
  1. Website & blogs
  1. Production of Final dissemination Activity
  1. Implementation of COST policies on gender balance/ ECR and inclusiveness agenda
  1. New requests to join and other international partners
  1. BBB survey
  1. Summary of issues to go forwards to the Management Committee meeting
  2. AOB

Download a pdf of this aganda here.


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