Aleksandra Drecun is the Director of the Center for the Promotion of Science, Serbian national public body. She is also the member of the EC DG Research and Development Horizon 2020 Program Committee "Strategic Configuration", member of the EC DG Research and Development Horizon 2020 Program Committee for Societal Challenge 6 - "Europe in a changing world - Inclusive Innovative and Reflective Societies, member of the EC COST GenderSTE Management Committee and member of the managing boards, and regional and country leader of several EC FP7 and other international projects in the field of science promotion, STEM education and responsible research and innovation.
Presently, she is also the regional SEE hub coordinator for the EC flagship project "Responsible Research and Innovation Toolkit - RRI Tools" and the President of the Program Committee of the South Eastern European Science Promotion Conference (SCIPROM).
Previously, Aleksandra was the member of the Science in Society Program Committee, FP7 Capacities Program at the DG Research & Innovation (2010-2013).
From 2004 till 2006 Drecun was the Secretary General to the President of Serbia, the Special Advisor at the Government of Serbia for the National Investment Plan (2007/2008), the Secretary General of the Ministry for Finance and Economy and the Government of Serbia Anti-corruption Coordinator (2001-2004). Aleksandra served as the President of the Board of the Belgrade Philharmonic (2007-2010).
She is the Co-Chair of the Woman’s Government of Serbia, an NGO that promotes women expert potential. Drecun graduated at Belgrade University Law School and got her master degree (MPA) at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Ksenija Smoljanić is Head of the architecture group at the Centre for the Promotion of Science and the coordinator in front of this institution for the SciVis project.
Ksenija was a part of the team that organized the Open international architectural competition for the CPS building in 2010. She coordinated the organization of space and interactive exhibits for many of the CPS manifestations such as “May Month of Mathematics”, “Days of the Future: Robotics”, SCIPROM, etc.
She has also conducted different educational architectural workshops for the students of the elementary and secondary schools and for the the partner organization BINA (Belgrade International Week of Architecture).
Ksenija is a student specializing on the Energy efficient and green architecture.
The Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
P.J. Šafarik University in Kosice
Faculty of Science
Univerzita Karlova v Praze
Center for the Promotion of Science