European ISC Members

Annual Meeting 2022

Annual Meeting of the European ISC Members will be held in London on the 12th–13th of October 2022.

Venue and location

Kohn Centre/Marble Hall, Royal Society

The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG

Registration

Please register by 25 September here.

Draft programme

October 12

13.30 Registration, welcome coffee
Moderated by Robin Grimes, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society
14.00Opening of the Annual Meeting. Royal Society welcoming words – Robin Grimes
14.05Opening address by Euro-ISC chair Tarmo Soomere
14.20–16.20Euro-ISC Business Meeting: Brief overviews of the activities of the member organisations of the network, discussion
16.20–16.30Philip Lewis, Head of International, BA – wrap up and plans for day 2
Break
18.15Drinks reception (Marble Hall)
18.30Business dinner with short presentations, Kohn Centre/Marble Hall
Speakers:
1) Robin Grimes
2) Estonian Ambassador Viljar Lubi

October 13

9.00Morning coffee
Moderated by Simon Goldhill, Foreign Secretary or BA colleague TBC, British Academy
Practicalities of the day, introduced by the moderator
9.30–11.15Science advice and sustainability
Chair: Paul Monks, Chief Scientific Adviser, UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – TBC
Gideon Henderson FRS, Chief Scientific Adviser, UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – TBC
Anu Realo, Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Psychology, University of Warwick. Past-President, European Association of Personality Psychology
Mathieu Denis (ISC HQ)
Q&A/panel discussion
11.15–11.30Coffee break
11.30–13.00Crisis preparedness and the challenges of scientific advice
Chair TBC – BA to identify potential chairs
Chair TBC – BA to identify potential chairs
Tarmo Soomere
Melinda Mills FBA
Elizabeth Storer
Q&A/panel discussion                                                                                                               
13.00–13.10Summing up – Simon Goldhill or BA colleague TBC
Closing remarks – Estonian Academy / European members of ISC representative
13.15–13.45Sandwich lunch

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Accommodation

Accommodation near the Royal Society (pdf)

  1. Club Quarters Hotel Trafalgar Square, London
    Distance from The Royal Society: 0.4 miles (9 mins walk)
    Website
    Average cost: £189.00
  2. Thistle Trafalgar Square
    Distance from The Royal Society: 0.3 miles (6 mins walk)
    Website
    Average cost: £230.00
  3. Premier Inn London Leister Square Hotel
    Distance from The Royal Society: 0.5 miles (12 mins walk)
    Website
    Average cost: £145.00
  4. Hub by Premier Inn London Covent Garden Hotel Hub
    Distance from The Royal Society: 0.5 miles (12 mins walk)
    Website
    Average cost: £152.00
  5. The Z Hotel Piccadilly
    Distance from The Royal Society: 0.3 miles (6 mins walk)
    Website
    Average cost: £165.00