24-27 June 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands
These are exciting times for Neurology. New diseases are being defined, new procedures are developed and introduced in clinical practice resulting in more accurate diagnosis, complex disease mechanisms are more and more unravelled, and current treatment options are extending.
Parallel to all these developments also new challenges are encountered in the search for understanding, preserving and repairing the nervous system.
These and other topics will be addressed by leading international experts in the different neurological fields. And all will take place in a magnificent town!
27 June 2017, Copenhagen
27th June, Copenhagen: Rolf Heuer and Henrik Wegener at the 4th European Conference for Science Journalists – plenary session "Make scientific facts great again".
The current and former Chair of the European Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism High Level Group of Scientific Advisors (SAM HLG) will be joined after this session by HLG members Janusz Bujnicki, Pearl Dykstra, Elvira Fortunato, Rolf Heuer, Carina Keskitalo and Cédric Villani for a press briefing.
Registration is now open!
28 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Join us to discuss how to ensure that publicly funded bioeconomy research has a positive impact on society in the European Parliament on 28 June. The Dinner Debate will be hosted by Lieve Wierinck MEP.
This event will give you the opportunity to debate the barriers to achieving impact from research results, the most appropriate ways to support result commercialisation, and the necessary features of the Horizon 2020 follow-up programme.
28 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Water for food and agriculture is an important topic on the agenda. COST supports more than 20 Actions in this area and European stakeholders intensively discuss the issue with a strong focus on the Mediterranean area.
COST aims to provide networking opportunities to structure this important field, to link the active researchers with policy stakeholders and thus connect the dots in the European Research Area.
The event aims to increase awareness on the different relevant funding opportunities in the field and how to access them. Participants will decide on the issues to discuss, such as emerging S&T topics in the field, identifying potential future research cooperation.
28-30 June 2017, Košice, Slovakia
The 8th edition of the WIRE Conference is hosted by the Technical University of Košice and will take place from 28 to 30 June 2017 in Košice, Slovakia. The conference theme is 'Socially responsible, creative and trusted regional innovation in the digital era' and will cover topics like widening participation, digital innovation and much more.
WIRE provides a forum for policy dialogue on Research, Innovation, Regional Strategies and Growth. Held since 2010, it has been established as a debate leading to new proposals for improving the effectiveness of regional, national and European governance, measuring the impact and supporting regional development.
11 May 2017, BOULOGNE SUR MER, France
The Mobilisation and Mutual Learning workshop « Maritime Cuisine Meets Sustainable Tourism » is organised in the framework of the MARINA project funded by Horizon 2020 programme and hosted by Nausicaa - Centre National de la Mer in France. I
t will bring together European and national representatives from tourism and seafood industry, researchers, policy makers, civil society and citizens.
They will share knowledge and expectations, define a common vision and propose a roadmap of recommendations based on Responsible Research and Innovation dimensions in response to triggering questions:
The workshop results will be freely accessible on the MARINA Knowledge Sharing Platform (www.marinaproject.eu ) and taken forward to shape the further work of the project and to inform future policy and research.
11 May 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Small scale wind energy has significant potential in urban, suburban and industrial areas, but numerous challenges currently stand in the way to wide-scale uptake of this decentralised energy resource.
At this conference, organised in the framework of the European-funded SWIP project, you will learn about new technological developments in small wind turbines, and how to best integrate small turbines into urban areas, taking account of aesthetic impact, noise, vibration and safety issues, social awareness and acceptance, and regulatory and commercial limitations.
10 May 2017, Brussels
The final DemandAT conference brings together researchers from the project consortium, NGOs, policy makers, representatives of international organisations and academics. The conference will critically examine the potential and the limits of demand-side approaches.
There will be three thematic panels focusing on:
Panel I: Conceptual and theoretical questions
Panel II: Demand in the context of trafficking for labour exploitation, and,
Panel III: Addressing demand using criminal sanctions and complementary or alternative strategies
A concluding panel will summarise conclusions for future anti-trafficking policies.
7-10 May 2017, Basel, Switzerland
This is the 10th Summit of its kind. The CLINAM Foundation sees it appropriate using this Jubilee to present a programme with strong focus on the route of nanomedicine to successful clinical applications in targeted and precision medicine and related fields, to discuss critically common bottlenecks based on the 10-years’ experience of our broad international expert community.
Over the past 9 years, the CLINAM Summit developed to an exquisite worldwide unique event bringing together all stakeholders in Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine. Based on recent groundbreaking achievements, the next meeting in May will focus on • cancer, • immunotherapy, and • the pathway to safe nanomedicines, to enable breakthroughs in successful clinical applications and • seeking a deeper understanding of interactions of medical nanomaterials with living organisms. Plenary sessions will highlight some of the last year’s most interest-charged fields. In addition, three Satellite Meetings are scheduled.
CLINAM will welcome again more than 500 participants from the community of Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine. Last year brought together experts from 39 countries. The CLINAM Foundation has become the service provider for Nanomedicine and the Summit is concerted with activities in many closely related fields to provide the innovative amalgam for the further< development of precision-medicine and clinical nanomedicine to the benefit of patient and humankind. The preliminary programme will be available in January 2017. We all look forward to a fruitful 10th Summit.
10 May 2017, Berlin, Germany
Join us at this ThinkForest seminar to discuss the bioeconomy, in the light of the review and updating of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy.
Our keynote speaker is Christian Schmidt, Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture, Germany.
Our panel includes: Joanna Dupont Inglis, Chair of the EU Bioeconomy Panel Cristina Narbona, Council Member, CSN, Spain (Minister of Environment, Spain 2004‐2008) Janez Potočnik, Co-Chair of UN International Resource Panel, (EU Commissioner 2004-2014) Waldemar Kütt, Head of Unit - Strategy, DG Research and Innovation