In December 2017 Intersection supported the donors’ evening of Mathematical Grammar School. Former students and friends of the Gymnasium gathered with the desire to connect alumni of different generations, and raise funds for present students and their participation in international competitions in the coming year.
The Intersection Youth мeeting was held at our premise to prepare the “DEBATE SCIENCE! European Student Parliaments 2018” national activities as the part of this Horizon 2020 project.
Aleksandra Drecun, President of Intersection and the Board Member of European Science Engagement Association (EUSEA) participated in EUSEA Annual Conference 2017, in Leuven. The conference was held under the motto “Beyond HORIZONs – Framing the Future” and gathered around 80 participants from all across Europe, as well as from Egypt, Korea and Russia in an inspiring and dynamic event.
On the occasion of Europe Day, we invite you to the Conference, to be held on 8 May 2017, organized by FEFA and Intersection as a co-organizer. This year, our attention is focused on the development of creative industries in Serbia. We will have the opportunity to listen to and discuss with a number of prominent people from various domains of creative work – art, science and innovation. The Conference is supported by the Delegation of the European Union to Serbia, TEMPUS program and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, as well as by numerous partner organizations.
Intersection, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), is engaged in enhancing US-Serbia research cooperation. Two meetings were held at the NSF headquarters in Washington D.C., followed by an official mission of this highest U.S. research funding institution to Serbia.
Intersection members participated at the workshop on Emerging Trends in Data Science, supported by the National Science Foundation, at the Temple University, in Philadelphia, USA.
Capacity Building Symposium for Policy Makers organized by the COST Targeted Network genderSTE was held on 24th November 2016 in Belgrade. Intersection’s vice-president Divna Vučković was one of the trainers on the topic of Gender in Horizon 2020 programmes. COST genderSTE (Gender, Science, Technology and Environment) is a network of policy makers and experts committed to promoting a fairer representation of women and better integration of gender analysis in research and innovation.
Aleksandra Drecun, Intersection’s president, participated in the Conference “SECID – Spreading Excellence and Crossing the Innovation Divide Conference” in Brussels. The overall objective of SECID 2016 conference was to provide a platform for stakeholders to have an in-depth discussion on the role of excellence in European research and innovation as well as opportunities presented through Horizon 2020 and ESIF (European Structural & Investment Funds) for crossing the innovation gap between countries, regions, research institutions, universities, and enterprises.
Intersection’s VP, Divna Vučković, is participating in the NUCLEUS project meeting in Bochum, Germany, on November 21st and 22nd 2016, in cooperation with Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. The aim of the meeting is to lay the Foundations for successful NUCLEI, defining the related activities in the next two years of the project.
Aleksandra Drecun, the President of Intersection, and Dr. Sonia Ortega, Head of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) for EurAsia, jointly prepare the framework for the widening of research and innovation collaboration between Serbia and the USA.