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| 8 September 2008, Zaragoza: European Water Research Day at EXPO2008

In the framework of the International Expo 2008, Directorate General for Research organises a one day event aimed at presenting past, on-going and future EU research activities in the area of water and sustainable development.

Expo Zaragoza 2008

The event will be opened by the European Commissioner for Science and Research Janez Potočnik, together with the Member of European Parliament Philippe Busquin and high-level representatives of the Spanish Government, the Zaragoza Water Tribune and the European Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform.

Five invited speakers will summarise the results of previous and ongoing research activities paving the way for the identification of knowledge gaps and future challenges on sustainable approaches for integrated water management.

An information session will be dedicated to the FP7 call for proposals for 2009 related to water, offering the possibility of flash presentations from potential proposers and of a brokerage event.



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