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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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BINGO Opening Ceremony

10 July 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Horizon 2020 BINGO project -Bringing INnovation to onGOing water management - a better future under climate change (2015-2019) - aims at providing practical knowledge and tools to end-users, water managers, decision and policy-makers affected by climate change to enable them to better cope with all climate projections, including droughts and floods.

The BINGO Opening Ceremony is open to the public.
Join and meet the most relevant representatives in the area of water management and scientific consulting on climate change!
The programme and online registration are available on http://web.spi.pt/bingo/.

The session will also be live-streamed. If you are unable to reach Lisbon on 10 July, do not miss the live streaming at http://live.fccn.pt/lnec/evento/.

BINGO Twitter: @EU_BINGO

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19th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2015) - Smart Systems for Green and Automated Driving

7-8 July 2015, Berlin

Leading engineers and scholars from all around the world are cordially invited to participate in the dialogue and submit proposals for papers addres­sing ongoing research and novel developments in this field.

Discussions at the conference will focus particularly on the application areas men­tioned below. A special attention will be given to topics covered in public funding programmes like the European Green Vehicles Initiative PPP of Horizon 2020.

The AMAA 2015 will be opened with speeches by Willy Van Puymbroeck, Head of Unit Components, DG CNECT, European Commission and Stefan Mengel, Head of Unit Electronic Systems and Electric Mobility, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Germany).

Further keynote speakers include Remi Bastien (Renault), Patrice Reilhac (Valeo) and Fabio Marchio (ST Microelectronics) among others.

A panel on the recently published EPoSS Roadmap on Automated Driving (http://www.smart-systems-integration.org/public/news-events/news/eposs-roadmap-smart-systems-for-automated-driving-now-published ) will discuss evolutionary and revolutionary development paths.

Furthermore, the conference will look beyond technology and into the relation between IOT, robotics and cognitive systems of green, automated and connected driving by keynotes about the PAN-Robots project by Kay Fürstenberg (SICK), AIOTI by Marko Haeckel (Bosch) and Smart Systems for CO2 Reduction by Thomas Gallner (Continental).

Legal aspects of autonomous driving will be covered by Gaelle Kermorgant (ALFRATEC). Latest developments in technology will be covered by a multitude of interesting technical contributions on the topics ADAS and automated driving, C2X and ITS, Green vehicle electronic systems & concepts.

Last not least, a session on global opportunities and European clusters in electric mobility will inform on selected international markets and supply chains and strategies of European clusters.


CAPS2015 // July 7-8, Brussels

7-8 July 2015, Brussels

From July 7th to July 8th, Brussels will be hosting CAPS2015, the international annual event on Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation. The event will start with a Conference in the morning of July 7 at the European Commission (Centre Albert Borschette), and continue in the afternoon with The CAPS2015 OFF Programme until the whole day of July 8 at La Tricoterie, Brussels.

Registrations are free and now open.

The Conference Programme will enhance dialogue between the European Commission and bottom-up organisations and practitioners. Leveraging on the success of CAPS2014 OFF, CAPS2015 OFF Programme will offer an extended 2-day dynamic schedule of talks, unconferences, workshops, hands-on sessions, and networking moments.

Its programme is partly crowd-sourced from the community through an Open Call opened until April 30 and reflecting the participatory and inclusive ambition of the event.

his year’s theme is Networked Social Responsability but all CAPS topics will also be enhanced; from collective intelligence to social innovation through participatory democracy. 

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Inequality in the 21st Century

2-4 July 2015, London

SASE is an international, inter-disciplinary academic organization. The academic disciplines represented in SASE include economics, sociology, political science, organization studies, management, psychology, law and history.

In July, SASE will organise a series of mini-conferences based around a selected number of focused themes:

1: Continuity and Change in National Systems of Collective Bargaining in a Context of Crisis

2: Domesticizing Financial Economies, Part 2

3: Employers’ Organizations, Business Interest Representation, and Employer Collective Action

4: Inequalities in Youth Labor Transitions

5: Inequality: Drivers, Impacts, and Policies

6: Inequality of What?: Social Monitoring and the Difficult Choice of Analytical Concepts and an Implementable Metric

7: Mixed Market Economies in the Recession: The Issues of Growth, Employment, and Equality

8: Multinational Firms: Labor, Management, and Society

9: Rule Intermediaries in Domestic and Transnational Regulation

10: Scrutinizing Organizational Inequalities: New Theoretical and Empirical Approaches

11: Social Coalitions, Political and Economic Crises, and Diversity of Capitalism

12: The Foundational Economy

13: The Politics of Egalitarian Policy

14: Transnational Trade Unionism and MNCs: Building New Capabilities to Reduce Inequalities

15: Uncertain Futures in Economic Decision Making

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