The 3rd WECANet General Assembly from 26-27 November 2020

will take place online! 

Deadline 1-page abstract: 31 October 2020 

The 3rd WECANet Annual Assembly will take place online on 26-27 November 2020.

Prof. Lorenzo Cappietti of the University of Florence and prof. Eva Loukogeorgaki from the University of Thessaloniki will be the “online local” organizers.

Each participant is expected to submit an abstract; the abstract should present and explain your perspective on the Working Group Topic that you have selected. This perspective should be focused towards identifying future activities that you and others may develop within and outside of the WECANet program. The submitted abstracts will give WECANet an overview of how all participants of this year’s Assembly will contribute to the working group workshops and discussions. The abstracts will not be followed by submission of full papers or presentations, but will be published in the electronic Book of Abstracts of the Assembly.

Deadline 1-page abstract: 31 October 2020, by also mentioning Working Group and Working Group Topic for the Assembly.
Abstract submission to:


Abstract template can be downloaded below:


Register through this link: (coming soon)

Assembly participation information with an overview of the Working Group Topics can be downloaded below:

STSM grantees and STSM hosts will shortly present the completed (in GP2) STSMs during the Assembly.

Upon abstract acceptance and after the Assembly, participants will receive information for joining the online sessions and networking meetings (virtual round tables). 


Preliminary program of WECANet Assembly:



Day 1 of WECANet Assembly, Thursday, 26th of November (CET)

09:00 - 10:00    Introduction  (Welcome by Chair of Assembly and by “online local” organizers)

10:00 - 11:15    WG1 update and Presentation of STSMs related to WG1     

11:15 - 12:30    WG2 update and Presentation of STSMs related to WG2                             

12:30 - 13:00    Break

13:00 - 14:15    WG3 update and Presentation of STSMs related to WG3          

14:15 - 14:30    Break                  

14:30 - 15:45    WG4 update and Presentation of STSMs related to WG4   

15:45 - 16:00    Break                       

16:00 - 17:30    Management Committee meeting (only for MC members)


Day 2 of WECANet Assembly, Friday, 27th of November (CET)

09:00 - 10:00    Virtual Round Table 1 (50’ discussion + 10’ break)

10:00 - 11:00    Virtual Round Table 2 (50’ discussion + 10’ break)

11:00 - 12:00    Virtual Round Table 3 (50’ discussion + 10’ break)

12:00 - 13:00    Break 

13:00 - 14:00    Virtual Round Table 4 (50’ discussion + 10’ break)

14:00 - 15:00    Virtual Round Table 5 (50’ discussion + 10’ break)

15:00 - 16:00    Virtual Round Table 6 (50’ discussion + 10’ break)

16:00 - 17:00    Joint closing session bringing all WGs together

More information on how to join WECANet and COST rules can be found here.

Last update of this webpage: 9 October 2020.

Funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme

of the European Union.

© 2019 WECANet I Privacy Policy

COST provides networking opportunities for researchers

and innovators in order to strengthen Europe’s capacity

to address scientific, technological and societal challenges.

  • tjilpen
  • LinkedIn Social Icon