1st European Summer School on Technology Assessment (TA), Liège, 25-28 Junho
The partners of the FP7 European project «PACITA» (Parliaments and Civil Society in Technology Assessment) are happy to announce the organisation of the first European Summer School on Technology Assessment (TA). The event is organised around three and a half days of cutting edge training, practical exercises, mutual reflection, and networking – all focused on TA in relation with the underlying theme of renewable energy systems when it comes to meeting transition objectives or critically assess energy technologies.
The Summer School will bring together various stakeholder groups from around Europe and who have an interest in learning more about TA, its methods, and its tools for reflection and problem solving. It is of particular interest to stakeholders from policymaking, policy advising, academia, industry, civil societal, and the media. The University of Liège, Belgium, will host the event from the 25 th until the 28 th of June 2012 in the exceptional venue of Château de Colonster. Attendance at the Summer School is free of charge. In addition, the organisers will provide complimentary transport and catering during each day of the event. A limited number of scholarships for travel expenses 1 are available to qualifying individuals.