2023. 02. 06. | Budapest, online

Co-Change Final Conference

We are going to celebrate our final conference in Budapest, Hungary, on the 6th and 7th of February, 2023. Join us online or in person in the historical downtown of Budapest.


09:00 – 09:15 Welcome coffee and tea

09:15 – 9:35 Opening by Peter Biegelbauer (AIT) and Éva Bánsági (ESSRG) Plenary, Streamed

9:35 – 9:45 Ice Breaker

9:45 – 10:45

Keynote panel on RRI and institutional change with Peter Biegelbauer and Petra Wager (AIT), Philine Warnke (ISI Fraunhofer), Zoltán Bajmócy (University of Szeged) Plenary, Streamed

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:00

Meet the Co-Change Labs: How did we institutionalise RRI-related organisational changes?

Dancing tables session, visit 4 tables with one Lab each:

  • AI ethics
  • Open science in research funding
  • An organisational solution to RRI
  • Resilient Delta: RRI, science and the public


  • Gender equality at a higher education institution
  • RRI in regional innovation funding
  • Responsibility and sustainability
  • RRI in standardisation

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

Co-Change project outcomes: systems mapping and KPIs (parallel sessions)

13:00 – 14:15

  • Parallel Session 1: Systems mapping as a tool for RRI self-evaluation and assessment by Santtu Lehtinen (VTT), comments by Philine Warnke (ISI Fraunhofer) and Joram Nauta (TNO)
  • Parallel Session 2: KPI-based comparative analysis of Co-Change Labs by Emad Yaghmaei (TU Delft), comments by Eric Klemp (Eisenhuth) and Barbara Lohwasser (FFG)

14:15 – 14:30 Coffee break

RRI for RFOs

14:30 – 15:45

The role of RRI for RFOs and the role of RFOs in shaping responsibility with Tiina Ramstedt-Sen (PL), Donia Lasinger (WWTF) and Barbara Lohwasser (FFG) Plenary, Streamed

15:45 – 16:00 Break

RRI for universities

16:00 – 17:15

How does RRI enable institutional change in university practices with Mila Grahovac (University of Novi Sad), Branko Cupina (Vice-Dean of University of Novi Sad), Richárd Szántó (Dean, Corvinus University of Budapest), Réka Matolay (Head of the Science Shop of Corvinus University of Budapest) Plenary, Streamed

18:30 - Conference dinner


9:00 – 9:15 Welcome coffee and tea

How to create and sustain RRI-inspired changes? (parallel sessions)

9:15 – 10:30

  • Parallel Session 1: How to create RRI-inspired changes? By Mika Nieminen (VTT), Peter Biegelbauer (AIT) and Martijn Wiarda (TU Delft), comments by Justine Lacey (CSIRO), Gordon Dalton (GRRIP, to be confirmed) and Michael Bernstein (TechEthos) Session, Streamed
  • Parallel Session 2: How to sustain RRI-inspired changes? By Antonia Bierwirth (TEC), comments by Erich Griessler (IHS), Zoltán Bajmócy (University of Szeged) and Giulia Bubbolini (MARIE) Session, Streamed

10:30 – 10:45 Break

The future of RRI

10:45 – 12:15

The future of RRI in Europe with Angela Simone (Fondazione Basseti), Erich Griessler (IHS), Joram Nauta (TNO) and Giulia Bubbolini (MARIE) Plenary, Streamed

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch

13:15 – 14:45

The future of RRI beyond Europe with Erik Fisher (Arizona State University), Justine Lacey (CSIRO), Dafna Feinholz (UNESCO) and Penny Haworth (South Africa) Plenary, Streamed

14:45 – 15:00 Farewell & End

Please fill in this registration form until January 25 to receive the detailed program, the Zoom links for online participation as well as helpful information about getting around and booking a hotel in Budapest, in case you want to join us physically. (The conference will be entirely vegetarian.)