On the 27th of October, the EFDA Steering Committee convened in Padova, Italy, to discuss the agenda for the near future. Among the topics discussed was the revision of the EFDA Agreement which shall accompany the setting-up of the new Joint Undertaking for ITER in Barcelona. EFDA will increase its role in coordinating activities in associations. According to the EFDA Leader Jérôme Pamela, a draft of the new agreement should be ready by March 2007. Also, decisions were made regarding the 2007 workprogramme JET and the EU´s involvement in the ITER design review. It was also agreed that JET hosts the next “Science on stage” 2008 in Oxford.