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Meetings, workshops and conferences

Meetings are organised by COST Action Management Committees (MC) in any COST Member State joining the network. They can be of different types, such as MC meetingsworking group meetingsworkshops and conferences. They may be open to the broader community and provide opportunities to enhance the COST Action’s visibility. COST will contribute to the travel and subsistence costs of the invited participants, and to the charge of organising the meeting.

Future Events


For the second DARTER school “Communicating Research to Stakeholders”, we have an exceptional panel of experts in science communication who will guide you through many different communication strategies, with lectures, testimonials, discussions, group work, hands-on activities, and games.

Come meet our #speakers!

Cristina Rigutto is a communication professional providing consulting and communication training to leading corporations, universities, and research centers.
She is the coordinator of the UniTrento SciComm Master program and a lecturer at the School of Innovation in Trento. Cristina will speak about communicating research in the digital age.
Cristina Rigutto, University of Trento
Davide Ederle a biotechnologist with a master degree in Science Communication and one in Business Administration. He is now Technology Transfer Manager at HIT supporting researchers in the process of transforming research results and ideas into practical solutions and business opportunities in life sciences.
Davide will speak about how we can connect with people from diverse backgrounds while dealing with communication of research and how to make the leap from research to business.
Davide Ederle, Hub Innovazione Trentino (HIT)
Zandre Bruwer is a senior genetic counselor. She studied genetic counseling at the University of Cape Town followed by a PhD in the field of Human Genetics.
Zandre is a faculty member of the European School of Genetic Medicine and brought the well-recognised ESGM/ESHG course on basic and advanced genetic counseling and Eye Genetics to the Middle East. She has extensive research interests in genetic counseling for rare genetic disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, cancer genetics and cross-cultural counseling.
Zandre Bruwer, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Arianna Conci is Junior Project Manager in the Startup Unit in HIT. She holds a Master’s Degree in Management of Organisations and Territorial Networks and has previously worked as Education to Innovation & Entrepreneurship Officer.
She helps research teams and students to develop their entrepreneurial project, providing them with a customized mentorship and an on-demand support to access the acceleration opportunities provided by the KICs at European level. 
Arianna Conci, Hub Innovazione Trentino (HIT)
Elena Trentin is a freelance journalist and press officer with strong experience in healthcare and oncology communication.
After a Master’s degree in Science Communication at the University of Padua in 2015, she had worked for years as a media relations specialist at the Istituto di Ricerca Pediatrica Città della Speranza and its charity. Now, she deals with brand journalism and media translation, focused on companies that want to establish themselves as a trustworthy source of information and news about the particular topic or area in which they operate.
Elena Trentin

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