DRAGON-STAR Plus ´Climate Change Roundtable´, 15 May 2017, Hangzhou

DRAGON-STAR Plus ´Climate Change Roundtable´

15 May 2017

Qizhen hotel (Zijingang campus of Zhejiang University)

Qiushi meeting room, 3rd  floor





DRAGON-STAR Plus is pleased to announce and invite you to the ´Climate Change Roundtable´ to take place on May 15th, 2017, in Hangzhou at Zhejiang University.

The main discussion topics of the event will be future climate change implications and possible Sino-European solutions.

European Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) and their internationalisation endeavours shall be highlighted as well as Chinese future STI programmes targeting climate change topics. On the agenda are also aligning interests between European JPIs and Chinese policymakers as well as promoting the dialogue towards matching European JPIs and Chinese national and regional STI programmes, funding strategies and priorities.

Chinese and European scientists and experts will have the opportunity to argue on common priorities in climate change, including renewable energy and circular as central tools for mitigating climate change.

The roundtable in the afternoon shall allow for policymakers and research experts from China and Europe to set concrete next steps of jointly tackling implications of climate change and find common priorities and visions.

The preliminary agenda looks as follows:

  • Welcoming and Opening session
  • The future of EU-China STI collaboration in climate research.
  • Promoting the dialogue between European JPIs and Chinese STI Programmes.
  • Sino-European STI collaboration perspectives. Renewable energy and circular economy as central links.
  • Climate Change Roundtable on common priorities and next joint steps.
  • Closing session
  • Networking

You may find a detailed agenda here and the speakers bios here.

We would be happy to welcoming you at our event!

The DRAGON-STAR-Plus project team.

Registration is possible here here or under the link below.



 Organiser contacts:


Ms Elli B. Tzatzanis-Stepanovic  (elli.stepanovic@ffg.at)

Mr Daoliang Li (dliangl@cau.edu.cn)

Mr Epaminondas Christofilopoulos  (epaminondas@help-forward.gr)

Host Contacts:          


Zhejiang University, Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environment Sciences


Mr Guochao Chen (gchchen@zju.edu.cn)

Ms Yang Cao (kyycy@zju.edu.cn)