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euRathlon/SHERPA Summer School 2015
31 May - 5 June 2015, Oulu, Finland
The euRathlon/SHERPA Summer School 2015 has been designed as a five-day course to provide participants with a full overview and hands-on experience with multi-domain real robotic systems. The intended audience is undergraduate students, Master students, PhD students, postdoc students, researchers from universities/organizations and engineers from industry companies around the world.
The summer school will provide an opportunity for attendees to deepen their understanding of outdoor autonomous robotics, to share ideas and experiences, and also to prepare themselves for euRathlon competitions. Participants also will be encouraged to join in new teams for participating in euRathlon 2015 Challenge where ground, underwater and aerial robots will have to cooperate in order to perform a series of tasks in scenarios inspired on the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
We welcome papers from non-competitors, if they are within the scope. We encourage especially young researchers to participate. There will be the possibility to earn study credits (doctoral or basic) from the summer school. Students enrolled in EU Universities, EU Research Centres or EU Companies have the possibility of getting travel support.
1st International Symposium on Sustainable Aviation (ISSA-I)
31 May - 3 June 2015, Istanbul, Turkey
The aviation industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. It can be viewed as making a positive contribution to sustainability. ISSA, international, multi-disciplinary symposium, aims to address current issues in the field of aviation such as improving aircraft fuel efficiency, fostering use of biofuels, minimising environmental impact, mitigating GHG emissions and reducing of engine and airframe noise.
The Symposium welcomes a large number of topics such as: Sustainable aviation and aerospace vehicle Sustainable aircraft, helicopters, missiles, launchers and satellites design, technological change, innovation, research and development Mathematical modeling, numerical/experimental methods, optimization Green aircraft Green airlines Green airports Green engine Green aerospace vehicle Renewable energy sources; alternative/green aviation fuels Energy recovery systems, alternative/renewable/clean energy technologies Life cycle design and life cycle assessment; cost efficiency; waste / recycling Environmental Modelling & Software Environmental impacts and measurement techniques: emissions/noise/radiation, global warming/climate change Mathematical modeling, numerical/experimental methods, optimization Air conditioning and refrigeration applications of aircrafts Energy, exergy, performance analysis, flight mechanics and computational fluid dynamics Energy Exergy Performance analysis Flight mechanics Computational fluid dynamics Propulsion technologies for aerospace vehicles Combustion instabilities, innovative combustion technologies Mathematical modeling, numerical/experimental methods, optimization Avionics and auto control Avionics Auto control Aerospace vehicle materials, measurement techniques and sensors Design, management, planning, development Aerospace vehicle strategic planning, governmental legislation, policy-making Aviation management, fleet planning/scheduling; air traffic management; future air transport Airport design, management, planning, development Aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; airworthiness, reliability/safety.
23rd Biomass Conference and Exhibition
1-4 June 2015, Vienna, Austria
Join us in Vienna for the 23rd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, the leading international platform for dialogue between research, industry, policy and the business of biomass. The high quality of the EU BC&E stems from combining one of the largest biomass science and technology conferences with a leading biomass industry and technology exhibition, attracting the entire professional biomass community from around the globe.
The EU BC&E is supported by European and international organizations such as the European Commission, UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Natural Sciences Sector, EUBIA - the European Biomass Industry Association, WCRE - the World Council for Renewable Energy and further organisations. The Technical Programme is coordinated by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre.
Take this opportunity to present your latest results to specialists and decision makers from around the world and submit your abstract by 27 October 2014.
Our world, our dignity, our future - European Development Days
3-4 June 2015
2015 is the European Year for Development and European Development Days will be its flagship event.
Each individual and every policy have a role to play for a more sustainable and peaceful world. In 2015, we want to tell stories from around the world to show that regardless of where we come from or where we want to go, our aspirations remain the same. We strive for a stable and peaceful world, education for our children, jobs for young people and a decent life on a planet, of which we need to take a better care.
This year, participants will address issues such as the conditions for creating sustainable growth, the promotion of universal and fundamental rights, or how greater cooperation among all actors can help to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. On this regard, participants will be invited to debate, solve (brainstorm) and share best practices.
The focus for EDD15 echoes the motto of the European Year for Development - ‘Our world, our dignity, our future’.
The NOPOOR project will be presenting a LAB SESSION entitled " Research for change: New knowledge for poverty eradication".
The FOODSECURE project will also be presenting a LAB SESSION entitled "Visions ofthe youth for achieving global food and nutrition security".
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2nd International Conference on Internet Science
27-29 May 2015, Brussels, Belgium
The 2nd International Conference on Internet Science organized under the aegis of the European Commission, by the EINS project, the FP7 European Network of Excellence in Internet Science, will be held from May 27 to 29, 2015 at Flagey in Brussels, Belgium.
Following the 1st edition, this highly multidisciplinary three-day conference on Internet Science, societies, governance and innovation, will allow to foster dialogue among scholars and practitioners belonging to various disciplines: Computer Science, Sociology, Art, Mathematics, Physics, Complex systems analysis, Psychology, Economics, Law, Political Science, Epistemology, etc.
The event will include:
- An open day (May 27) for anyone interested in Internet Science to have an opportunity to interact with the EINS community, and to discuss the Internet Science challenges of today and tomorrow;
- A scientific conference (May 28-29) where researchers from various disciplines will present papers shedding light on Internet research, in particular papers crossing rigid disciplines boundaries, describing original research and innovative ideas.
- High level keynote speeches will also be given.
12th International Conference of Young Scientists on ENergy Issues (CYSENI 2015)
27-28 May 2015, Kaunas, Lithuania
The Local Organizing Committee is pleased to invite Ph. D. students, postdocs, master students and all other young scientists doing research on energy issues to participate in the 12th Annual International Conference of Young Scientists on Energy Issues - CYSENI 2015.
The Conference aims at:
- providing an opportunity to present the up-to-date research results and to familiarise with the colleagues’ research;
- providing an opportunity to make contacts with the colleagues from Lithuanian and foreign scientific research institutions;
- providing an opportunity to get the review (prepared by the senior researchers) on the submitted paper;
- providing an opportunity to review the papers of other Conference participants;
- developing skills of the young scientists to present their own ideas and research results, discuss over various scientific topics.
The Conference topics are as follows:
- Hydrogen and fuel cells
- Renewable energy sources
- Smart energy networks
- Energy efficiency and reliability
- Knowledge for energy policy making
- Investigations in the fields of thermal physics, fluid
Visegrad 4 for Secure Data - Contribution of V4 to H2020 R&I effort in data security
28 May 2015, Brussels, Belgium
A digital environment - with the possibility of massive data exchange and processing - is expected in all fields that should define the scope of activities in the forthcoming two-year programming period of Horizon 2020. In parallel, the V4 countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia ) have issued a common position for a Digital Single Market based on digital economy and cyber security. If the V4 countries want to deal with these challenges then they need to support the research and innovation activities in this area as well as improve the business environment. The following topics will be discussed by our distinguished speakers:
• Releasing the potential of cloud computing in Europe - building the secure environment for big and small partners
• User friendly and easy cyber security solutions for citizens and SMEs
• Data driven economy in V4 and their contribution to European activities
The conference will be held at premises of the Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the EU, Avenue de Cortenbergh 79, 1000 Brussels Belgium.
Building Bridges in Translational Medicine
27-28 May 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Navigating the pathway of translational research is a challenging undertaking. Success depends on a goal-driven mindset, effective input from multiple disciplinary domains, multiparty collaboration and a full understanding of the regulatory requirements of product development. Accessing high quality partners and services is beset by fragmentation and uncertainty.
EATRIS ERIC – the European Infrastructure for Translational Medicine, is a permanent academic research infrastructure that supports researchers and funders in de-risking and adding value to their high potential products in development. Using a simple ‘one-stop shop’ mechanism, industry and academia alike can access leading translational research facilities and key expertise across Europe.
The second EATRIS conference will bring together key international stakeholders in translational research. Over two days they will present and discuss the main challenges in translational research, together with the new developments that EATRIS ERIC contributes to the field.
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