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"What's new in INES" - April 9, 2010



Preliminary program

Energy: A tentative approach to actual needs and available resources that is both scientifically sound and socially responsible. Open debate by the World Federation of Scientific Workers (WFSW)

Travel information


INES open access journal Global Responsibility No. 61 now available.

INES Annual Report 2009 now available


Preliminary program INES Council meeting 16.-18. April 2010

Place: Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for Human Progress (FPH),
38 rue Saint Sabin, Paris/France
Tel : + 33 (0)1 43 14 75 75

Friday, 16.4. 2010
20:00 – 22:00 Welcome and round of introduction.
Reports from the EC Chair, the Treasurer, the Program Director and the Executive Secretary.

22:00 drinks and get together in the meeting room at FPH.

Saturday, 17.4. 2010
9:00 10:30 Reports on activities (not necessarily in order of appearance):

  • INESPE (Tom Borsen Hansen)
  • Indian national conferences and future prospects (Balkrishna Kurvey)
  • Activities in Ghana (Marian E. Addy)
  • Update on EGYCOM (Hamed El Mously, Mamdouh Fahmy Zaky)
  • CECED Nepal (Kamal Kumar Shresta)
  • Event in Hungary early 2011 (Miklos Barabas, Hungary)
  • Problems and possible conflicts around water in the future and recent work in Russia (Valery Petrosyan, Inna Averochina)

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00 - 13:00 Reports on activities:

  • INES open access journal Global Responsibility (Jürgen Scheffran, Joachim Spangenberg)
  • INESAP (Jürgen Scheffran)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break (Catering in conference room)

14.30 – 16:00 Presentation of Executive Committee (EC) candidates
Strategic discussion on the future of INES activities.

  • Global challenges and possible conflicts due to climate change and conflicts about water and food. (Joachim Spangenberg et al.)
  • Participation in the NPT review conference in NYC 2010 (David Krieger, Reiner Braun)
  • COP16 (Amparo Martinez Arroyo, UCCS, Mexico)
  • World Social Forum and the World Forum on Science and Democracy 2011 in Dakar/Senegal (Jean-Paul Lainé, INES and Fabien Piasecki, Fondation Sciences Citoyennes)
  • INES engagement in peace and disarmament
  • New INES Mission Statement
  • INES anniversary 2011

16:00 -16:30 Break

16:30 – 18:30 Continuation Strategic discussion

19:00 – 22:00 Dinner at Chez Clement (21 boulevard Beaumarchais, 75004 Paris) featuring dinner table talks:
Invited speakers:

  • Arielle Denis (Mouvement de la Paix; IPB)
  • Matthieu Calame, Executive Director of FPH
  • Janine Guespin (Espace Marx)

Sunday 18.4. 2010
9:00 – 10:30 EC elections

10:30 -11:00 Break

11:00 -12:00 Continuation of strategic discussion. Organisational development of INES.

12:00 -13:00 “Tying up open ends”, Closing words, End of Council meeting

13:00 Lunch (Catering in conference room).

Friday, April 16, from 14:30 to 17:30

Energy: a tentative approach to actual needs and available resources that is both scientifically sound and socially responsible

The World Federation of Scientific Workers (WFSW) invites you to attend an open debate on social needs and energy resources promoted by the Federation on the occasion of its 79th Executive Council Meeting. The debate is due to take place at the Headquarters of the SNESup-Syndicat national de l’enseignement supérieur, 78 rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis, Paris 10ème arrt. (Subway: Château d’eau).

An introductory presentation will be made by Frederico Carvalho, Ph.D. in Applied Nuclear Physics, retired Senior Researcher of the Nuclear and Technological Institute (Sacavém, Portugal), and Vice-President of the Executive Council of the WFSW. French to English translation will be available.

Information and contact: fmtsfmts-wfsworg

Travel information to the hotel

Address of the hotel in Paris:
75011 PARIS-11
Telephone:+33 1 43 38 58 08
See: [EXT http://www.campanile-paris-bastille.fr/en/index.aspx]www.campanile-paris-bastille.fr/en/index.aspx[/EXT]

From airport Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
Roissy Bus to Metro station "Opera"

From station "Opera" take Metro line 8 (light purple) direction "Créteil-Préfecture",
8 stops, get off at Station "Chemin Vert"
Distance from station to hotel: 500 metres
See: See map of hotel surrounding:

From airport Orly
Orly Bus to Metro station Denfert-Rocherau
www.aeroportsdeparis.fr/ADP/en-GB/Passagers/Access-maps-car-park/Paris-Orly/Access/public-transport/rejoindre-quitter-orly-rer-c.htm  (klick on Orlybus)
From Denfert-Rocherau take Metro line 6 (green line) direction "Nation"
4 stops, get off at "Place d'Italie".
Change to Metro line 5 (orange) direction Bobigny Pablo Picasso.
6 stops, get off at stations off at Bréguet-Sabin.
Distance from station to hotel: 200 metres

From Train stations

Route from Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est
6 (respectively 5) stations with Metro No. 5 (orange line) direction “Place d’ Italy”
Get off at Station: Bréguet-Sabin

See the map of the Paris Metro

The Paris Visite travel card is perfect for those wanting to visit Paris and make unlimited, unrestricted trips around the Ile-de-France region!
Information about three or five-days tickets, prices, zones, ticket machines:

Meeting venue:

Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for Human Progress (FPH),
38 rue Saint Sabin, Paris/France
Tel : + 33 (0)1 43 14 75 75

See: www.fph.ch/en/presentation.html

Contact numbers in Paris:
Ashley Woods
mobile: + 33 (0) 676 499 840

Gabriele Krauskopf
mobile: +49 -162-63 14 858

Reiner Braun
mobile: +49 172 231 74 75


INES Newsletter and open access journal Global Responsibility No. 61 now available for download. See Global Responsibility No. 61

The 2009 Annual Report of INES is now available for download here:
Annual Report 2009