The 5th World Congress of Latvian Scientists will take place on 28th and 29th June 2023 in Riga.
The Congress is one of the widest-reaching events in Latvian science, gathering Latvian science ecosystem stakeholders from all over the world. The Congress will feature Latvian and diaspora researchers, young researchers, students, international and local partners, as well as representatives from national and international public administration institutions and politicians.
The previous Congress in 2018 gathered 750 participants from 24 countries, establishing researchers’ networks and advancing connection with their strategic partners from the private and public sector, as well as highlighted the role of science in the society.
The Congress is organised by the Ministry of Education and Science in collaboration with the Chancery of the President of Latvia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Latvian research universities (LU, LLU, RTU and RSU), the Council of Rectors of Latvia, the Latvian Council of Science, the Latvian Academy of Science, the Association of Latvian Young Scientists, the Latvian Dental and Medical Association, the World Federation of Free Latvians, the Union of European Latvians, the American Latvian Association, the organization “Economic Co-operation and Investment for Latvia” (movement #esiLV), and the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia.
The Congress is being organised as part of the project No. 18.104.22.168/17/I/002 “Integrated national level measures for strengthening interest representations for research and development of Latvia as part of European Research Area”.
Participation in the congress is free of charge for registered participants.
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Source: World Congress of Latvian Scientists “Research Latvia” 2023 Announced, Ministry of Education and Science, 4 July 2022.