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Meeting in Keele, May 13, 2015

MC Meeting
COST Action IS1311
Action Title: Intergenerational Family Solidarity across Europe
Venue Keele University, Country England, 13th May

13th May – Morning Session – 9am – 12:30pm
1. Welcome participants – Chair of the Action Anne Marie Fontaine
2. Grant Holder Representative – – Karina Gonçalves
Brief Presentation of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the
University of Porto
3. Grant Holder Representative – COST Action IS1311 – Karina Gonçalves
3.1. E-Vote Procedures
3.2. Meetings and Invitations
3.3. MC Substitutes
3.4. Travel Reimbursement Requests
3.5. Training Schools
3.5.1. Procedures
3.6. Short Term Scientific Missions
3.6.1. Procedures
3.7. Working Groups
3.7.1. Procedures
3.8.Management Committee Decisions
3.8.1. Procedures

4. Proposal for MC Decisions (Anne Marie Fontaine)
4.1. increasing hotel flat rates for next Cost periods (voting procedures)
4.2. increasing travelling flat rates for TS lecturers (voting procedures)
4.3. increasing travelling flat rates for STSM applicants (voting procedures)
4.4. increasing number of STSM applicants (N=10) (voting procedures)
4.5. increasing number of TS applicants (N=25) (voting procedures)
4.6. inclusion of a second annual WG meeting (voting procedures)
4.7. proposal of a think-tank ESR group (voting procedures)
4.8. proposal of a dissemination Chair (voting procedures)
4.9. discussion about inclusion of NNC or IPC countries

Morning Break – 11am

5. Next INTERFASOL meetings
5.1. Planning of INTERFASOL meetings
5.2. Information about the next year meetings by Esther Martinez and Camillo
6. WG summaries from the leaders and co-leaders of each WG
6.1. STSM summaries from the chair Dieter Ferring
6.2. TS summaries from the chair Claudine Attias-Donfut
6.3. Website summaries from Arseniy Svynarenko

7. Other topics
Lunch Break 1pm – 2pm
13th May – Afternoon Session – 2.30pm – 5pm
8. Scientific session – Vice-Chair of the Action – Pearl Dykstra
8.1. Marjolein Broese van Groenou, VU-University Amsterdam, “Links between formal and
informal care with a focus on intergenerational solidarity”
8.2. Thomas Scharf, National University of Ireland, Galway, “Intergenerational solidarity at
macro and micro levels”
Afternoon Break – 4pm
8.3. Pau Marie-Klose, University of Zaragoza, “Intergenerational solidarity before and after the
financial crisis”
8.4. Pearl Dykstra, Erasmus University Rotterdam, “How laws and policies shape
intergenerational family solidarity”
9. Closing session

Action meeting on September 9th, 2014. Agenda

COST Action Meeting
Budapest, 9th September 2014-06-26

8.30-9.00 : Reception of participants
9.00-9.30 : General Information
Audience: all MC Members
Agenda: Welcome to participants; Information on the schedule for the day ; Wi-fi Access; Composition of Working Groups; Reimbursement of expenses; Secretariat and Emergency

9.30-12.30 : Working Group Meetings
Audience: corresponding WG members
Agenda: internal WG Agenda (to be determined by the WG Leaders and Co-
11.00-11.15 : Coffee-break
12.30-14.00 : Networking Lunch
14.00-15.30 : General Meeting
Audience: All MC Members
Agenda: Presentation of the Action’s Website; Information on the newsletter;
Information on the next meetings; Any Other Business.
15.30-16.00 : Delivery of Documents for Reimbursement + Coffee Break
16.00 – End of Meeting for all MC Members except for Core Working Group Members (Chair,
Vice-Chair, Coordinator TS, Coordinator STSM, Working Group Leaders and Co-Leaders)
16.00-18.30 – Core Group Meeting
Audience: Core Working Group Members
Agenda: internal CWG Agenda (to be determined)