Conference programme and presentations
An expert conference was held in Budapest with the aim of encouraging as wide as possible a debate on the draft codes prepared during the first year, and to ensure that the final revised version takes account of the needs of a range of different stakeholders, including:
- the European Commission
- professional bodies
- academic bodies
- users of socio-economic research from the field of public policy (including national and international government bodies)
- industrial users of socio-economic research, including SMEs
- user groups representing the general public and NGOs
- other IST projects with a socio-economic focus.
Particular attention was paid to encouraging attendance from all EU member states and accession states.