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ATHENA at the Annual Meeting of the Danube Rectors’ Conference

The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Danube Rectors’ Conference took place at the University of Maribor, from 9 to 11 November 2022, where the participants discussed the main pillars of digital transformation in the light of the United Europe Green Deal, with a focus on resilience and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Among the areas of digitisation, emphasis was placed on European initiatives on big data and high-performance computing, as well as open access to knowledge for the European Higher Education and Research Area. They also highlighted the importance of online security as a way to ensure trust in the role of science and research, both in the search for truth and the fight against false publications. More details are available in the programme.

ATHENA’s research endeavours and actions were presented by József Györkös in a joint contribution with Tatjana Welzer: Open Access – an inspirational dimension of the ATHENA European University (in Session 3: The role of science in establishing the truth). In the discussion that followed, Zdravko Kačič, rector of UM, highlighted the long-term importance of ATHENA European university.  Video recording is available on YouTube.

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The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Danube Rectors’ Conference took place at the University of Maribor, from 9 to 11 November 2022, where the participants discussed the main pillars of digital transformation in the light of the United Europe Green Deal, with a focus on resilience and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Among the areas of digitisation, emphasis was placed on European initiatives on big data and high-performance computing, as well as open access to knowledge for the European Higher Education and Research Area. They also highlighted the importance of online security as a way to ensure trust in the role of science and research, both in the search for truth and the fight against false publications. More details are available in the programme.

ATHENA’s research endeavours and actions were presented by József Györkös in a joint contribution with Tatjana Welzer: Open Access – an inspirational dimension of the ATHENA European University (in Session 3: The role of science in establishing the truth). In the discussion that followed, Zdravko Kačič, rector of UM, highlighted the long-term importance of ATHENA European university.  Video recording is available on YouTube.