Hungarian STEM Platform Conference

25th of April 2018

The goal of the Hungarian STEM Platform is to provide integrated coordination and support for the STEM Programs in Hungary, to promote STEM career orientation and involvement in the STEM education. The Hungarian STEM Platform works in close cooperation with enterprises, the government and education and also with the nonprofit sector.

Closed conference, only for invited guests


9.30 - 10.00

Registration and coffee

10.00 – 10.05

Welcome speech by Mihály Réger

Rector of Óbuda University

10.05 – 10.25

Welcome speech by Tibor Navracsics (video message)

Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, European Commission

10.25 – 10.45

Keynote speech by Martin Kern

Interim Director, European Institute of Innovation & Technology

10.45 – 11.00

Presentation by István Szabó

Head of Department, Ministry of Human Capacities, Department of Higher Education and Research Strategy

11.00 – 11.15

Presentation: „Hungarian STEM Platform” – by László Nádai

Vice rector of Óbuda University

11.15 – 11.45

Coffee break

11.45 – 12.45

Panel discussion 1.

EU STEM Coalition and National STEM platforms across Europe


Geert Asselbergs - Coordinator, EU STEM Coalition


  • Jan Lundell - Director of Central Finland LUMA Centre
  • Mikkel Bohm - Director, ASTRA
  • Morten Sørlie - Director National Centre for Science Recruitment Norway
12.45 – 13.45

Panel discussion 2.

Fostering STEM career orientation and education in Hungary- best practices


Tamás Takács - STEM Adviser, Óbuda University


  • Imre Felde - Vice-dean, Óbuda University
  • Judit Ütőné Visi program executive, HRDOP 3.2.13-17 project, Educational Authority
  • László Ábrahám president, Alliance for the Future Engineers
  • Tibor Juhász Vice rector for science, research and international affairs / program executive of the EFOP 3.4.4 project - Eszterhazy Karoly University
13.45 - 13.55

Closing remarks by Vice-rector László Nádai

13.55 - 15.00

Networking lunch


Óbuda University

1034 Budapest, Bécsi út 96/b

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Tamás Kersánszki