12 May 2016 - 16 May 2017, Salzburg, Austria
One of the great successes of the ECTS scientific programme over time has been due to the principle of bridging the gaps between translational research and clinical application.
The Scientific Programme Committee has continued to develop the programme based on this successful format and has created a stimulating and varied agenda. With more than 500 abstracts regularly submitted over recent years ECTS congresses are renowned for their high scientific quality and we expect the Salzburg meeting to be no exception.
We have also noticed an increase in submissions from further afield which shows us that the ECTS audience is definitely spreading well beyond Europe! There will be plenty of opportunities for you to showcase and discuss your work, with a significant proportion of time set aside for oral and poster presentations, which will include poster tours and e-poster options.
For information regarding sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact the Official Organising Office: ECTS Project Manager Gloria Casanova E-Mail: email@example.com
3-8 October 2016, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
The goal of this workshop is to foster scientific exchange between scientists working on the chromatin proteome, the dynamic behavior of proteins in the nucleus and the integration and visualization of protein and DNA networks.
There will be dedicated sessions on the proteomic analysis of histone modifications, of defined chromosomal domains and of functional proteomics together with sessions on quantitative proteomics, emerging technologies and bioinformatic analysis of large proteomic datasets and their visualization, with lectures given by leading researchers in the field. There will also be two poster sessions and several short oral presentations by junior researchers that will be selected from the abstracts.
In addition, major features of the workshop will be the one-on-one “Problem-Solving” sessions where junior researchers can “book” a meeting with one of the expert speakers of the workshop to discuss issues related to their own projects and the «Meet-the-experts-sessions» where three experts in each case will discuss in greater detail technical aspects and challenges in their areas of research. The workshop will also include talks on career development and funding opportunities for junior scientists in Europe and abroad.
The workshop will take place at the Aldemar Knossos Royal Resort and Conference Center in Hersonissos, near the city of Heraklion in Crete. The hotel is located 27km from the center of the cosmopolitan city of Heraklion and 25km from Heraklion International Airport which is very well connected to Athens and many European cities.
3 October 2016, Brussels
The event targets potential applicants to the calls for 'Smart Grids and Storage' projects, which will be funded under the 2016-2017 Horizon 2020 Work programme 'Secure, clean and efficient energy', and in particular under the 'Competitive low-carbon energy' (LCE) call (topics: LCE-01-2016-2017, LCE-04-2017 and LCE-05-2017).
More information and the agenda will follow on the event page.
Registration for the info day is compulsory and free of charge. Due to a limited number of seats, a maximum of two people from the same organisation can be registered.
6 October 2016, Budapest, Hungary
In our workshop we present you best-practice applications of Smart Factory technologies. With focus on reduction of production cost, we are going to cover the entire life-cycle of manufacturing equipment and production lines:
• Ramp-up phase: I-Ramp³
• Production phase: SelSus
• Reuse phase: ReBorn
7 October 2016, Paris, France
The goal of this event is to discuss the importance of impact and innovation in Horizon 2020 proposals and project and to provide participants with insights into best practices to handle these aspects.
The workshop on 7 October 2016 in Paris is organised by the French Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research in cooperation with the Horizon 2020 NCP Legal and Finance and the European IPR Helpdesk.
The international event aims to show the importance of impact and innovation in Horizon 2020 proposals and projects targeting researchers, research managers, business representatives, grant officers and tech transfer representatives. Participation is free of charge, prior online registration is required.
27-30 August 2016, Heidelberg, Germany
This conference has played a very important role in the transcription field over the past 20 years, being both very well attended and generating highly interactive discussions.
The EMBL Transcription and Chromatin meeting has a long-standing tradition in shaping the field of transcriptional regulation.
The meeting brings together leading experts covering all aspects of transcription from cis-regulatory function, long range regulation, 3-dimensional looping, the basal transcriptional machinery, RNA polymerase regulation and function, nucleosome positioning, chromatin modifications, chromatin remodelling, and epigenetic inheritance of transcriptional silencing.
The meeting contains many talks selected from the abstracts that are interspersed with invited speakers, discussing the latest breakthroughs in transcriptional regulation.
21-25 August 2016, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
This is a uniquely fascinating time in human genetics and genomics, as the field moves beyond the cataloguing of associated variation towards fundamental biological inference and translational implementation.
The programme will cover a range of topics including our current understanding of the genomics of rare and complex human diseases. There will be sessions addressing gene regulation and functional analysis.
The latest advances in sequencing technology and the future of whole genome and clinical sequencing will also be discussed. The schedule is highly interactive with presentations by the tutors and students on cutting-edge topics in human genomics.
The summer school is more akin to a ‘science summer camp’ for graduate students with discussions and debates on the future of human genomics. A unique feature is the one-to-one mentoring on all aspects of genomics, including advice on publishing and pursuing an academic research career.
22-24 August 2016, New Orleans, USA
The International Conference on Polymer Science and Engineering is to be held at New Orleans, USA during August 22-24, 2016 Organized by OMICS International conference series conferences.
It will bring together world-class professors and scientists across the world to discuss about the current developments that are taking place in the field of Polymer Science.
Polymer science and Engineering is designed in such a way to provide diverse and current research that will provide an in-depth analysis in that field.The International Conference on Polymer Science and Engineering is organized with a theme of revealing the advances and innovations in the field of Polymer science and Engineering .
8-10 August 2016, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Biomass 2016 is a global platform to discuss and learn about biomass conversion methods and its alternative sources of energy, Biomass to liquid, Biomass energy resources, Biomass conversion to bioenergy, Environmental impact of biomass, Handling biomass, Second generation biofuels, Bioenergy for global sustainable development, Biomass from microbial sources, Landfill gas and transportation. (Theme: “A Step towards Development of Green Future”) .
15 April - 31 July 2016, Brussels
We are pleased to announce that the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) and the European Commission will hold the 2nd International Conference on Science Advice to Government in Brussels, Belgium on 29-30 September 2016.
Please book it in your calendars.
The conference will take place in the Charlemagne building, Rue de la Loi 170, 1040 Brussels
More information to follow.