CESSDA was official opened in Bergen, Norway on the 5th of December 2013. Omong the speakers was the leader of EU’s research activities Director-General of DG Research and Innovation Robert-Jan Smits, the State Secretary Bjørn Haugstad, former Chair of ESFRI Beatrix Vierkorn-Rudolf and Rector at the University of Bergen Dag Rune Olsen. Programme >>

Kari Balke Øiseth, Director General, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, Department of Research

Dag Rune Olsen, Rector, University of Bergen

Geir Helljesen, Master of Ceremonies

Beatrix Vierkorn-Rudolph, Chair (till October 2013), ESFRI and Deputy Director General, Large Research Infrastructures, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

Hans Jørgen Marker, President, CESSDA

Entertainment by the group Fiflet/Hamre

Myron Gutmann, Former Assistant Director, US National Science Foundation with responsibility for the Social, Behavioral and Economic Science

State Secretary Bjørn Haugstad, Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research

Robert-Jan Smits, Director- General, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

Bjørn Henrichsen, Chair of the Board of Directors, CESSDA AS

A visit to the new CESSDA House