LERU Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching

London, United Kingdom, 17 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Community of Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching, at Imperial College London.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 16 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

LERU Law Deans

Heidelberg, Germany, 12 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the LERU Working Group of Law Deans, at the University of Heidelberg.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 10 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

LERU Staff-Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 10 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

LERU Vice-Rectors Research

London, United Kingdom, 9 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Community of Vice-Rectors Research, at University College London.

Open Science

London, United Kingdom, 8 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Dr Paul Ayris, chair of the LERU Community of Chief Information Officers, to discuss LERU policy on Open Science.

Science 2.0

Madrid, Spain, 5 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EC Validation Seminar of the Science 2.0 public consultation, at IE University.

Animals used for Scientific Research

Leuven, Belgium, 3 December 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents LERU’s view on the use of animals for scientific research at a Symposium on the issue at KU Leuven.

LERU meets MEPs

Strasbourg, France, 27 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents LERU and its 2014-2020 ERA priorities to MEPs at a breakfast meeting in the European Parliament.

LERU Community of Directors of Communication

Strasbourg, France, 26 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere highlights the recent developments in EU R&I policy during the meeting of the Directors of Communication community at the University of Strasbourg.

Audit Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 25 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the audit committee of MRBB.

Leiden Statement on SSH Research

Leiden, The Netherlands, 21 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the Academic Ceremony, taking place at Leiden University at the occasion of the signing of the Leiden Statement on SSH research.

Global Council of Research-Intensive Universities

Leiden, The Netherlands, 20 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the RIU-networks (AAU, Go8, C9, AEARU, U15 Canada, RU11 Japan, LERU) at Leiden University, discussing the characteristics of SSH research globally.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 19 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

University of Geneva Rectoral Team in Brussels

Brussels, Belgium, 18 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents the R&I challenges for the EU and its universities to the rectoral team of the University of Geneva, visiting Brussels.

Commissioner Carlos Moedas

Brussels, Belgium, 18 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and the LERU BoD meet with the new EC Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Mr Carlos Moedas, and discuss R&I priorities for the next five years.

Board of Directors MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 18 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

LERU Rectors' Assembly

Milano, Italy, 15 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the LERU Rectors’ Assembly, meeting at the University of Milano, upon the invitation of Rector Gianluca Vago.

LERU Board of Directors

Milano, Italy, 14 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the LERU Board of Directors, meeting at the University of Milano.

LERU Chief Information Officers

London, United Kingdom, 10 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the meeting of the LERU Chief Information Officers Community, at Imperial College London.

LERU-Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 6 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

SSH-Community Meeting

Cambridge, United Kingdom, 4 November 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the steering group meeting and the plenary meeting of the LERU SSH Community at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge.

Coimbra-Group Meeting

Venice, Italy, 30 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks and participates at the Coimbra-Group meeting on EU R&I policy at Venice International University, San Servolo.

Knowledge Trends 2050

Brussels, Belgium, 28 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Knowledge Trends 2050 expert group of the European Commission.

Governor-General David Johnston

Laken, Belgium, 27 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the diner at the Royal Palace in Laken, in honour of the Canadian Governor-General David Johnston.

Global Research Council 2015

Brussels, Belgium, 22 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the European Preparatory Meeting for the Global Research Council 2015 Annual Meeting in Tokyo, Japan, as organised by Science Europe.

Science 2.0

Leuven, Belgium, 22 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the Science 2.0 validation seminar of the European Commission, discussing the input of research funding and research performing organisations.

Reinventing Higher Education

Madrid, Spain, 20 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the IE University Conference on Reinventing Higher Education about the links between innovation, research and education.

IE University International Advisory Board

Madrid, Spain, 17 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the annual meeting of the IE University International Advisory Board.

JRC TTO Circle

Leuven, Belgium, 16 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere co-chairs the meeting of the JRC TTO Circle, as co-hosted by IMEC and LERU.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 14 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

LERU Autumn Reception

Brussels, Belgium, 14 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the LERU Autumn Reception with Martin Kern (EIT) and Saskia Van Uffelen (Ericsson Belux) as keynote speakers, on the issue of the Knowledge Triangle.

ERP-Community Meeting

Milano, Italy, 10 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives an overview of LERU activities at the plenary meeting of the LERU ERP-Community at the University of Milano.

SO-Network Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 8 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere gives an overview of LERU activities at the plenary meeting of the LERU SO-Network at the LERU-Office.

Innovative Doctoral Training Seminar

Brussels, Belgium, 7 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere formulates the concluding remarks at the LERU Seminar on Innovative Doctoral Training at the Lombardy Region Delegation to the EU.

Board of Directors MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 7 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

The future of Europe is Science

Lisboa, Portugal, 6 October 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the High-Level-Conference “The Future of Europe is Science” at the Fundação Champalimaud.

LERU AT Expert Group

Helsinki, Finland, 29 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the AT Expert Group at the University of Helsinki.

LERU BoD & PC

Paris, France, 26 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Board of Directors and the LERU Policy Committee at Université Pierre et Marie Curie.

Mediation Complex Projects

Brussels, Belgium, 24 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the annual launch event of the VVBBCI on recent legislative developments re complex projects.

ERA Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 24 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the ERA Platform at DG Research & Innovation, discussing the 2014 ERA Progress Report and the 2015 ERA Roadmap.

Opening Academic Year KU Leuven

Leuven, Belgium, 22 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the activities of the opening of the academic year 2014-2015 at KU Leuven.

President Imperial College London

London, United Kingdom, 19 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets the new President of Imperial College, Prof Alice Gast, and introduces her to LERU and its activities.

Starflood Academic Master Class

Leuven, Belgium, 18 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs and participates in the meeting of the doctoral students of the Academic Master Class of the FP7 Starflood Project.

Tenure and Tenure Track Models in Europe

Brussels, Belgium, 12 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the launch event of the LERU paper on Tenure and Tenure Track Models in Europe.

Mediation and Infrastructure Projects

Brussels, Belgium, 11 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the 2014 Annual Conference “Environmental and Planning Law Aspects of Large Scale Projects” of the European Environmental Law Forum about mediation as a tool of conflict resolution in the realisation of infrastructure projects.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 9 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

Environmental and Energy Policy in Europe and Taiwan

Brussels, Belgium, 8 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Minister Kuo-Yen Wei, Minister for Environmental Protection of Taiwan, and discusses different environmental and energy policy issues in Europe and Taiwan.

Symposium Wiljan van den Akker

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 5 September 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the symposium in honour of Prof Wiljan van den Akker, who retired as Dean of Humanities at Utrecht University, but is continuing as Vice-Rector Research.

LERU

Strasbourg, France, 29 August 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere visits the University of Strasbourg and consults with Rector Alain Beretz, LERU’s new chair, on LERU matters.

Case Europe

Edinburgh, Scotland, 26 August 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the Case Europe Annual Conference 2014 on “European Lobbying and EU Advocacy”.

LERU Doctoral Summer School

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 14 July 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere welcomes the LERU PhD students in the Opening Session of the LERU Doctoral Summer School “Doing the right things right - Research Integrity in a Complex Society” at the University of Helsinki.

LERU and Online Learning at Research-Intensive Universities

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 9 July 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere welcomes the participants to the LERU launch event for the LERU advice paper on Online Learning at Research-Intensive Universities.

LERU Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching Steering Group

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 9 July 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the meeting of the LERU Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching Steering Group.

IUCN Academy of Environmental Law 2014 Annual Meeting

TARRAGONA, SPAIN, 2 July 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, on the issue of legally binding EU targets for R&I investments in favour of the grand societal challenges.

Universitat de Barcelona

BARCELONA, SPAIN, 1 July 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets Rector Didac Ramirez of the Universitat de Barcelona, discussing a number of pending LERU issues.

Distribution Grid Tariffs

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 27 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the VREG press conference, discussing its newly attributed competence on distribution grid tariffs.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 26 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

LERU Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 26 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

Board of Directors MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 24 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

LeuVeM 2014 Annual Environmental Law Conference

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 24 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the 2014 Annual Environmental Law Conference of the Leuven Association of Environmental Lawyers.

LERU EI-C Plenary Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 20 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the plenary meeting of the LERU Enterprise and Innovation Community, discussing a.o. recent developments in EU R&I policy, in particular the EC Innovation Investment Package.

Leuven High Tech Region

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 19 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the presentation of “Leuven High Tech Region”, as organised for the LERU Enterprise and Innovation Community.

VVBBCI

MECHELEN, BELGIUM, 19 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Association for Guidance and Mediation concerning Complex Investments, discussing its present and future activities.

LERU Vice-Rectors Research Meeting

ORSAY, FRANCE, 17 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the plenary meeting of the LERU Vice-Rectors Research Community at Paris-Sud University, discussing recent developments in EU R&I policy, in particular science communication, research impact, research integrity, etc.

LERU Policy Committee

ORSAY, FRANCE, 16 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Policy Committee at Paris-Sud University, discussing a.o. recent developments within the European Research Council (ERC).

Audit Committee MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 16 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the audit committee of MRBB.

EIT Stakeholder Forum

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 11 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EIT Stakeholder Forum.

ICTV Board of Directors

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 10 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of I-Cleantech Flanders (ICTV).

Retirement Celebration KU Leuven Honorary Rector Marc Vervenne

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 7 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the retirement celebration of Prof Marc Vervenne, Honorary Rector KU Leuven.

LERU Open Scholarship Seminar

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 6 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the morning session of the LERU Open Scholarship Seminar at Scotland House.

Annual Energy Law Conference

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 5 June 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the morning session of the Annual Energy Law Conference of the Flemish Association of Energy Law.

Global Research Council Annual Meeting 2014

BEIJING, CHINA, 27 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Global Research Council, representing the Hefei Statement Signatories .

LERU Law Deans Working Group Meeting

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM, 23 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the meeting of the LERU Law Deans Working Group, discussing a.o. open access, research classification, research skills and MOOCs.

LERU Spring Reception

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 22 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the LERU Spring Reception with as keynote speaker Prof Peter Piot (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), speaking on “Old and New Challenges of Global Health Research”, and Director-General Robert-Jan Smits as respondent.

copyright foto: Veerle@LERU

LERU Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 22 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

IMER Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 22 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the IMER staff meeting, discussing staff issues, publications, conferences, and classes for the academic year 2014-2015.

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 20 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

LERU Rectors' Assembly

HELSINKI, FINLAND, 16 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates at the University of Helsinki in the meetings of the LERU Board of Directors and Rectors’ Assembly.

PhD Commission Faculty of Law KU Leuven

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 13 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere attends the PhD Commission of the Faculty of Law of KU Leuven for the approval of the PhD proposal of Jürgen De Staercke , dealing with principles of good citizenship.

LERU SSH Community

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 13 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Steering Group of the LERU Social Sciences and Humanities Community. Ao the organisation of a Global SSH event, together with other networks of research-intensive universities, is discussed.

Board of Directors MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 13 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Audit Committee MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 7 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the audit committee of MRBB.

SSH-Voice Event

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 5 May 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the SSH-Voice Event with as keynote speaker Prof Shearer West (University of Oxford), speaking on Humanities Research Leadership in Europe.

Research Infrastructures

Brussels, Belgium, 30 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the EC consultation meeting for the Charter on Access to Research Infrastructures.

LERU Senior Officers Network Meeting

Cambridge, United Kingdom, 29 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the half yearly meeting of the LERU Senior Officers at the University of Cambridge, preparing the LERU Rectors’ Assembly of mid-May in Helsinki.

LERU Staff Meeting

Leuven, Belgium, 25 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

Science and Society

Leuven, Belgium, 25 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets over lunch with Prof Cornelis van Bochove (Universiteit Leiden) to discuss a LERU paper on Science and Society.

LERU Expert Group on Ranking

Brussels, Belgium, 24 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the LERU Expert Group on Ranking.

ICTV Board of Directors

Mechelen, Belgium, 24 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Board of Directors of I-Cleantech Flanders (ICTV).

VREG Board of Directors

Brussels, Belgium, 24 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

Neth-ER High Level Networking Event

Brussels, Belgium, 16 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Neth-ER High Level Networking Event.

LERU-EUA

Brussels, Belgium, 16 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets over lunch with Dr Lidia Borrell Damian, Director EUA, to discuss EU R&I matters.

Agriculture & Climate Change

Turnhout, Belgium, 16 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Prof Jonathan Verschuuren, Tilburg University, to discuss collaboration in the field of agriculture and climate change law research.

Biomass and Green Certificates

Brussels, Belgium, 10 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere is quoted in the Flemish Business Weekly, Trends, on biomass and green certificates.

Appointments Committee MRBB

Leuven, Belgium, 9 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Appointments Committee of MRBB.

LERU Sciences Deans

Leuven, Belgium, 9 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with representatives of the Universities of Leiden and Utrecht, to discuss the creation of a LERU Sciences Deans Working Group.

Science Marketing & Communication

Leuven, Belgium, 9 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with the KU Leuven Marketing Services to discuss further initiatives on science marketing and communication.

Lobbying the new EP & EC

Londen, United Kingdom, 4 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks with Research Europe on lobbying the incoming EP & EC after the EP elections of May 2014.

Time to grant H2020 projects

Londen, United Kingdom, 4 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks with Research Europe on the time to grant for H2020 projects.

Malta Legal Forum

Antwerp, Belgium, 3 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Malta Legal Forum, discussing H2020 climate change cooperation, followed by Forum lunch.

KU Leuven Faculty of Engineering Science

Leuven, Belgium, 3 April 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents LERU and its activities to the Board of the KU Leuven Faculty of Engineering Science.

CIO-Community Meeting

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 31 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and Dr Paul Ayris chair the meeting of the CIO-Community at UCL, discussing issues on open access to publications and data.

SSH-Community Meeting

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 27 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and Prof Wim Van den Doel chair the meeting of the Steering Group and the plenary SSH-Community at the University of Edinburgh, discussing SSH and H2020, and the Global SSH event.

VREG Board of Directors

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 26 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market (VREG).

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 24 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere welcomes a delegation of senior administrators of the University of Helsinki and discusses LERU’s public affairs policy.

LERU Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 24 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the monthly LERU staff meeting and discusses the state of affairs of LERU activities.

DESCA 2020 Model Consortium Agreement

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 24 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the launch event of the DESCA 2020 Model Consortium Agreement.

LERU Policy Committee

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 21 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and his team report to the LERU Policy Committee, chaired by Prof David Price (UCL), about recent R&I policy developments and different pending draft LERU papers.

MEECL Examinations

VALLETTA, MALTA, 18 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the MEECL Examination Board for the comparative law papers.

MEECL Governing Board

VALLETTA, MALTA, 18 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and Prof Bram Delvaux participate in the MEECL Governing Board, evaluating the teaching part of the MEECL 2013-2014.

VREG Election Memorandum

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 17 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere and André Pictoel, chairman and CEO of the VREG present the VREG Election Memorandum to the Flemish Vice-Minister-President Geert Bourgeois.

Vienna Forum on European Energy Law

VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 13 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the annual meeting of the Vienna Forum on European Energy Law.

Chuo University

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 10 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets over lunch with Prof Hitoshi Ushijima of Chuo University, Japan, to discuss collaboration between the Leuven, Malta, and Chuo Law Faculties in the field of energy, environment and climate change law.

Innovation Convention

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 10 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the LERU/EUA/EARTO fringe session “How Research Partnerships are turning on the Innovation Growth Machine in Europe” at the 2014 Innovation Convention.

Text and Data Mining

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 6 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks with Research Europe on the revision of the copyright legislation in general and text and data mining in particular.

Funding discrimination of JTIs

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, 6 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks with Research Europe on the funding discrimation of JTIs to the disadvantage of the H2020 Grand Societal Challenges pillar.

Greening of Taxation

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 4 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Prof Koen Geens, Belgium’s federal Finance Minister, to discuss OECD policies on greening of taxation.

Board of Directors MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 4 March 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the board of directors of MRBB.

Environmental Border Taxes

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, 28 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the doctoral guidance commission of Alice Pirlot, working on environmental tax law issues at UCL.

"Sustainable" Universities

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 28 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with Prof Filip Volckaert to discuss the idea of “sustainable” universities from a LERU perspective.

Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020

ATHENS, GREECE, 27 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the Information Day & Brokerage on SSH and Horizon 2020, at the National Hellenic Research Foundation.

Achieving Impact

ATHENS, GREECE, 26 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the Conference “Achieving Impact - Socio-Economic Sciences & Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020”, at the National Hellenic Research Foundation.

Audit Committee MRBB

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 24 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the audit committee of MRBB.

LERU Staff Meeting

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 24 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the LERU staff meeting over lunch in BlueNoir, taking stock of the ongoing activities and toasting on the first decennium of Katrien Maes with the League.

LERU Brainstorm on Science 2.0

LONDON, UK, 21 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs at University College London the LERU brainstorm meeting on Science 2.0, preparing a LERU position on the issue.

LERU Board of Directors

LONDON, UK, 20 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere reports at University College London to the LERU Board of Directors the SQ of the League’s activities, covering the period November 2013-February 2014.

ERC President Jean-Pierre Bourguignon

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 19 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates, upon invitation of KU Leuven Rector Rik Torfs, in a lunch meeting with Prof Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, the new President of the European Research Council.

UK HE IU & Universities UK

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 18 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere meets with a delegation of the UK Higher Education International Unit and Universities UK to discuss recent developments in EU R&I Policy.

VVBBCI Board of Directors

MECHELEN, BELGIUM, 18 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Association for Guidance and Mediation concerning Complex Investments, discussing its present and future activities.

ERA SHO Platform

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 18 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the bimonthly meeting of the ERA SHO Platform, discussing the 2014 list of activities.

EC Advisory Board Monitoring Science 2.0

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 14 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere attends the first meeting of the new EC Advisory Board for the Monitoring of Science 2.0 Trends.

LERU Directors of Communication Community

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, 13 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Directors of Communication Community, and leads the discussion on the issue of Science for/in Society.

LERU Ethics Working Group

LEUVEN, BELGIUM, 10 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU Ethics Working Group , hosted by Prof Bart Raymaekers, Dean of the Institute of Philosophy at KU Leuven.

Launch of H2020 in Malta

St Julians, MALTA, 7 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere speaks at the Malta launch event of Horizon 2020 about knowledge transfer, in the presence of Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research & Innovation.

LERU VR L&T Community

LEIDEN, THE NETHERLANDS, 6 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the LERU VR L&T (Vice-Rectors Learning & Teaching) Community, and welcomes Mr Xavier Prats Monné, Deputy Director-General of DG Education and Culture as keynote speaker.

VREG Memorandum 2014

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 5 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere, chairman VREG and André Pictoel, CEO VREG, present the VREG Memorandum 2014 to members of the Flemish and Federal Parliament.

U15 Canada

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 5 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere discusses collaboration between LERU and U15 Canada with the Belgian Ambassador to Canada.

President of the Belgian Constitutional Court

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 5 February 2014

Prof. Kurt Deketelaere attends the installation of Prof André Alen as President of the Belgian Constitutional Court.

Doctoral Training

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 4 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the breakfast launch event for the new LERU paper on Good Practice Elements in Doctoral Training.

Farewell Party Prof Helga Nowotny

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 4 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere attends the farewell party of Prof Helga Nowotny as President of the European Research Council.

LERU ERP Community

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 4 February 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere presents at the Spring meeting of the LERU ERP (European Research Project Managers) Community an overview of LERU’s 2014 activities.

Destination Europe

Cambridge, USA, 31 January 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere is the keynote speaker at the EC “Destination Europe” conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts, back to back with the MIT European Career Fair. The conference promotes awareness of the funding and career opportunities offered in Europe to researchers from anywhere in the world, as well as offering an insight to some of the excellent research activities.

VREG 2014 Business Plan

Brussels, Belgium, 24 January 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere attends, as chairman, the presentation of the 2014 business plan of the Flemish Regulator for the Electricity and Gas Market. The Regulator’s remit is to create transparency within the energy market in Flanders and it does so by fostering open communication with the Flemish authorities, the actors in the market and consumers.

MEELC Examinations

Valletta, Malta, 23 January 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere examines, at the Faculty of Law of the University of Malta, the students of the LLM in Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law, in particular on EU Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law.

LERU Roadmap on Research Data

Brussels, Belgium, 22 January 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the LERU launch event presenting the “LERU Roadmap on Research Data”. This Roadmap looks at the challenges posed by research data, which concentrate on issues such as policy, leadership, research data infrastructure, costs, advocacy, description and legal issues, skills, roles and responsibilities. Through selected case studies and examples from LERU universities, it is possible to see how individual LERU members are tackling these challenging issues.

LERU SSH Community

Leuven, Belgium, 20 January 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere participates in the meeting of the Steering Group of the LERU Social Sciences and Humanities Community. Ao the organisation of a Global SSH event, together with other networks of research-intensive universities, is discussed.

Manual Construction Law

Leuven, Belgium, 16 January 2014

Prof Kurt Deketelaere chairs the conference “Actualia Construction Law” at the Faculty of Law of the University of Leuven. During this conference, the second edition of the “Manual Construction Law” (Intersentia Publishers, 2013), edited ao by Prof Kurt Deketelaere, is presented. The manual gives an overview of the 2013 SQ of construction law in Belgium, as well from a private law as from a public law perspective.