About the event

The FIT4RRI consortium organises its summit “RRI for real” marking the end of our three-year project. FIT4RRI brought together experts from nine European countries, who analysed and tested how to foster the real uptake of Responsible Research & Innovation and Open Science. The summit starts a new collaborative phase of shaping the future of open science and society relations.



Registration & Welcome Coffee




RRI for real – How to shape the future of open Science & Society relations


Keynote: Open Innovation and responsibility


Coffee Break


Strand 1: RRI culture and skills
Lightning Talk: Lessons from FIT4RRI


Breakout Sessions
1.     Lessons Learned from ORION Open Science and RRI Training
2.     Changing research culture – Ethics in non-medical research
3.     Community involvement for RRI


Lunch (Poster exhibition)


Strand 2: RRI Institutional change
Lightning Talk: Lessons from FIT4RRI


Breakout Sessions
1.     How to plan an RRI action in an organisation
2.     Citizen Science to build science and society relation
3.     How could RRI support the entrepreneural dimension of RRI


Plenary – Results of workshops 1 & 2


Coffee break


Interactive Sessions
1.   Open Science World Café
2.   Lamp making with Liter of Light at Saperi & Co lab
3.   FIT4RRI Online Courses: Practical Evaluation


Reception (poster exhibition)


Dinner at Classical Art Museum

Invitation to bring posters

We invite you to bring posters which display your work or project. If you are bringing a poster please be available for questions during the breaks.
The poster should be in A0 (portrait) or A1 (portrait or landscape) formate. You will be asked for a short abstract in the registration. Please bring your printed poster to the event.

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Keynote Speakers

Emilia Garito, Quantum Leap CEO


Dr. Kemal Ahson, Lifeworld Ldt.



You can register via Eventbrite. You can also download the App and make your onsite registration with your mobile phone.



The final summit will take place at Sapienza University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5. The main conference tracks and plenaries will take place at Edificio CU003 (Building CU003) - Facoltà di Lettere (Literature Faculty) - Aula ODEION (ODEION hall). 


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As we would like to organise this event as eco-friendly as possible we provide you a list of eco-friendly hotels recommended by the Food and Agricultural Organisation.

You will find plenty of accommodation opportunities near Sapienza University of Rome via
More accommodation possibilities can be found here:


From Germany/Austria: There is a daily night train between Munich central station/Vienna and Rome. More information 

If you arrive by airplane the best option to arrive in Rome, from both Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) and Ciampino airport, is to reach Termini Railway station.

Leonardo express is a non-stop train service that, every 15 minutes, connects Fiumicino airport to Roma Termini railway station. Tickets are available at ticket office on starting platform or on (ensure to fill the “From” field of the form with “Fiumicino Aeroporto” and the “To” field with “Roma Termini”)

Shuttle services are available from Ciampino airport to Roma Termini Railway station:

You can reach Sapienza campus by:

15 minutes walk from Termini railway station (exiting from the station, on the right), see map.
Or you can save 5 minute walk, taking metro B - direction Rebibbia/Jonio. Get off first stop (Castro Pretorio) and follow the route, see map.

There is a bike rental service by Uber available. For IOS and Android

Once in Sapienza you can easily reach the ODEION, see map.