• Better use of Antibiotics • Breaking the optical transmission barriers
• Materials for clean air • Collaborative Spectrum Sharing • Food scanner
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.
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3-5 August 2015, Birmingham
Breast Cancer is the most common cause of death in women.
The main objective of Breast Cancer-2015 is more targeted therapy for the treatment of advanced breast cancer and also to reduce the use of chemotherapy treatment.
4-6 August 2015, Valencia, Spain
Epidemiology-2015 provides the opportunity for Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Public Health practitioners, Biostatisticians, Healthcare Policymakers, Industry experts, Researchers and Students from different countries across the globe to meet and discuss their common interests of addressing the issues and challenges of global health.
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.
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.
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
29 June - 3 July 2015, Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
The 3rd Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology & Innovation is taking place in Athens, Greece from Monday 29 June until Friday 3 July 2015 at the Campus of the National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos". The Forum will cover a broad range of topics including ICT, Nanotechnology, Energy & Environment, Life Sciences and Accelerator Technologies for Society.
Under the Auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this poly-thematic conference aims to act as a meeting point for Science, Technology and Innovation attracting scientists of the Greek Diaspora and world class experts who will discuss global scientific developments.
2 July 2015, Brussels
Today the FP7 funded social science research project, TRANSWORLD, is having its final public conferences in Brussels, where experts from both sides of the Atlantic will discuss the future of EU-US cooperation in shaping global governance as well as the BRICS and the challenge of governance.
The open door conference will be followed by closed-door policy briefings by experts from TRANSWORLD at the European Parliament and the European External Action Service on TTIP, Asia, COP21 and EU relations with Russia.