GeoERA Concluding Conference

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels • 19 Jan 2022

GeoERA will be celebrating 5 years of pan-European collaboration, with an event to mark the close of the GeoERA project. To be held at the Brussels Museum of Natural Sciences, the event will include presentations from EU and national representatives on the importance of geoscientific knowledge, data and information to policy and decision-making processes. The day will be rounded off with dinner among the dinosaurs at the museum.


  • GeoERA, Towards a Geological Service for Europe
    Wolfgang Schneider, Policy Officer, Clean Energy Transition Unit C1, DG RTD
  • Geological Information Supporting the Green Deal
    Diederik Samson Head of Cabinet, Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans (to be confirmed)
  • Necessity of Raw Material Information for Europe
    Peter Handley, Head of Unit Energy Intensive Industries - Raw Materials, DG GROW
  • The Importance of Geological Information for Member States
    Sandor Gaastra, Director-General, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Netherlands (to be confirmed)
  • GeoERA Results
    Joop Hasselman, Project Coordinator GeoERA and Senior Project Manager TNO
  • Panel discussion
  • Reception
  • Dining among the dinosaurs - Evening dinner within the Dinosaur Gallery of the Museum

More information and booking

Visit the website of the GeoERA event


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