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GEO 2015 Short Video Competition

2 July - 30 September 2015, Mexico City, Mexico

The Group on Earth Observations is pleased to announce the kick-off of the GEO 2015 Short Video Competition for the GEO-XII Plenary and Ministerial Summit!

The competition seeks short (up to 3 minutes) videos highlighting how GEO, and Earth observations in general, are helping to address global and regional environmental and societal challenges.

Winning videos will be shown during the GEO Ministerial Summit in Mexico City on 13 November 2015.

 The deadline for submissions is 30 September 2015.

 For more details, go to:

http://www.earthobservations.org/2015_vc.php

 Please share this announcement with friends, colleagues, members and other networks.

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The EMBO Meeting 2015

5-8 September 2015, Birmingham, UK

The EMBO Meeting is an annual event held in Europe to promote the life sciences and the exchange of scientific results. The meeting encourages scientists to look beyond their own fields, engage with the international scientific community and explore interdisciplinary approaches to research in the life sciences.

Participants experience new perspectives on topics that cover the entire range of the life sciences – from studies of molecules and the cell all the way up to investigation of larger, complex biological systems.


Challenges of Research Targeting Children in Resource-Poor Settings and the Uptake of Results

7 September 2015, Basel, CH

At this Symposium, which will be held during the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, the participants will discuss ways to use research results to improve children's health in developing countries.

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5th World Sustainability Forum (WSF 5)

7-9 September 2015, Basel, Switzerland

The World Sustainability Forum (WSF) is a platform for researchers to present and engage with research-relevant stakeholders on issues relating to sustainability.



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Sigma-Tech Days - Additive Manufacturing: a new way of thinking about objects design and manufacture

15-18 June 2015, Limoges, France

This event will serve as a forum to establish a snapshot of the academic and industrial landscape internationally in targeted research area and enable participants to share and exchange ideas.

The scientific topics discussed cover a wide range of applications of additive manufacturing technologies. Materials issues (ie feedstocks) hardware and sotfware will be detailed in conjunction with the fields of health, energy, aerospace and information technology and communication.


SAVE THE DATE! Latvian Presidency Conference: First Innovative Enterprise Week

15-17 June 2015, Riga, Latvia

First Innovative Enterprise week “Access to Finance for Research, Innovation and SMEs 2015” is a 3-day international conference on:

  • the political answer to the macroeconomic situation
  • ways to boost growth, jobs and competitiveness through innovation, including the investment Plan for the EU
  • how the financial instruments, facilities and accompanying measures launched under Horizon 2020 can enhance access to finance for research, innovation and SMEs
  • interactions between these financial instruments, COSME's and European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF), as well as with instruments at national and local levels.

The conference will bring together high-level policy-makers, financial intermediaries and representatives of the research, innovation and business communities.

Registration will open on 1 March 2015.

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International Conference on Risk Perception, Communication and Ethics of Exposures to Ionising Radiation (RICOMET 2015)

15-17 June 2015, Brdo Castle, Slovenia

 

The conference is organized under the auspices of the three FP7 projects:

EAGLE: Enhancing Education, Training And Communication Processes For Informed Behaviors And Decision-Making Related To Ionizing Radiation Risks
OPERRA: Open Project for the European Radiation Research Area
PREPARE: Innovative integrated tools and platforms for radiological emergency preparedness and post-accident response in Euroe

 

The 3 projects want to receive feedback from and foster discussion between the range of stakeholders, professionals, academics....

The conference will be an opportunity for extensive exchange of results from the scientific research and FP7 projects and discussions on public communication, risk perception and ethics in the field of all nuclear applications (e.g. industry, medicine, security), natural radioactivity (e.g. radon) and radiological protection (in nuclear and radiological emergency management, low doses, communicating uncertainty, mass media communication, public understanding of ionizing radiation, EU research needs …)

The conference will involve an international level of different stakeholders; from experts for public communication, media representatives, researchers from social sciences, human and natural science, radiation protection officers, practitioners from nuclear medicine, nuclear power plant operators, to other nuclear industry professionals, nuclear safety authorities, project partners, but also NGOs and representatives from civil society.

 

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9th GEO European projects workshop

15-16 June 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark

The 9th GEO European Projects' Workshop is co-organised by the European Commission, the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI). The event is recorded and streamed live here.

The workshop brings together European players interested in and actively contributing to the Global Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS). The aim is to enable participants to present their work and discuss maximising benefits from the European contribution to this international effort. 

The event is timed on the cusp of the new GEO Strategic Plan and the upcoming Transitional Work Programme of GEO for 2015, enabling to build momentum and coherence in Europe around plans for the next decade. In this context, Horizon 2020 research programme and the EU Programme for Earth observation, Copernicus, are key vehicles to contribute to GEOSS and respond to European policy priorities. 

Detailed agenda is here.

You are more than welcome to join our LinkedIn group and start a discussion or simply follow the workshop updates.

 

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