A platform for internationally competitive research in South-East Europe would stimulate the education of young scientists, and reverse the brain drain, says former CERN DG Herwig Schopper.
Knowledge transfer has become an established part of CERN’s programme, says Frédérick Bordry.
There is scant excuse for not helping to educate and inspire the next generation, says CERN Council president Sijbrand de Jong.
Openlab head Alberto Di Meglio explores the ICT challenges that must be tackled over the coming years.
We want to build a culture of entrepreneurship whereby more people leaving CERN consider starting a business, says Knowledge Transfer head Giovanni Anelli.
The virtuous spiral between high-energy physics and superconductivity is never ending, says Lucio Rossi.
It is no coincidence that many dystopian visions of the future have breach of data privacy at the core of their plots, says David Foster.
"A new picture is emerging, one where co-ordination among and participation in these mega-efforts is required at an international level."
The new community, united by a shared pride in having contributed to CERN’s scientific endeavours, will provide an opportunity for alumni to maintain links with the Organization.
"We all need to join forces to assure CERN’s ongoing commitment to diversity."