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Future Events

Fission and radiation protection

October 2005
Issue 4

Future Events

Forthcoming conferences and seminars in which DG Research will be an active participant or an organiser.

External Costs of energy
Brussels, 9 December 2005
This seminar will bring together key energy stakeholders such as electrical utilities, gas companies, academic researchers and representatives of different European Commission Directorates-General. Based on recent research work concerning the quantification of the social and environmental damages caused by energy production and consumption, this seminar will tackle both methodology development and the impact of the results on policy issues.

For further information on the seminar, please refer to:

European Wind Energy Conference 2006
Athens, 27 February – 2 March 2006
EWEC 2006 is the international conference on wind energy bringing together all stakeholders in the field. Leading researchers, experts, policy-makers and companies from around the world will discus international best practice and will debate all disciplines that affect the wind industry. Technology development and european research and development issues will be presented in dedicated sessions.

For further information on the conference and on-line registration, please refer to:

Current Activities

At the time of publication of this newsletter the following activities would have taken place; a report on these will appear in the next issue of this newsletter:

  • 14th European Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, in Paris,
    17-21 October 2005
    For more information, please consult the website
  • International Partnership for the Hydrogen Economy (IPHE) Workshop, Seville, 24-26 October 2005
    For more information, please consult the website
  • Communicating European Research 2005 Conference, Heysel Exhibition Centre, Brussels, 14-15 November 2005
    Further information can be found on the website
  • Conference on "Renewable Energies For Europe – Research In Action", Brussels, 21-22 November 2005
    For more information, please consult the website


The following activities are planned or are at preparation stage:

  • PV general assembly, PV platform, May 2006
  • Second workshop on Energy Research Infrastructures, 24 January 2006 (by invitation only).

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