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Vaccines R&D Summit 2017

21-23 October 2017, Valencia, Spain

Vaccines R&D Summit 2017 has the goal to fill the prevailing gaps in transformation of the science of hope to promptly serve solutions to all in need.

Vaccines R&D Summit 2017 will have an anticipated participation of 150-200 delegates from around the world to discuss the conference goal.

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EuroGEOSS launch event at GEO-XIV Plenary

23 October 2017, Room Continental C RONALD REAGAN CONFERENCE CENTRE WASHINGTON DC USA

DG Research and Innovation will present during the GEO-XIV Plenary a side event dedicated to the launch of EuroGEOSS.

EuroGEOSS is the European component of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) with a focus on coordination and scaling-up user-driven applications being developed in Europe.
EuroGEOSS will combine and coordinate Europe’s Earth observation activities in the context of GEO (Group on Earth Observations).
The aim is to boost user uptake of Earth observation data and improve forecasting capabilities for sound decision-making by governments to benefit all Europeans.
EuroGEOSS will be a gateway for European Earth Observation programmes and projects to GEOSS, with Copernicus as a major element.

The agenda of the event and more details on EuroGEOSS are available below.

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European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future

23-24 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium

From 23 to 24 October 2017, the European University Association (EUA) in collaboration with InnoEnergy, organise the 6th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event (ECE).

The event “European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future” will take place at the Flemish Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The event will be the sixth “Energy Clustering Event" and targets European policymakers, stakeholders and university leaders, providing a platform for dialogue on the current and future role of universities at the interface of Europe’s energy research and higher education policies.

So far, 500 participants joined the events and discussions of the UNI-SET project and more than 200 European universities from 30 countries provided information in the European Atlas of Universities in Energy Research and Education.

The conference will include the presentation of a forthcoming report entitled “Identifying New Paradigms in Energy Education and Research: An Action Agenda for Europe’s Universities”. The report will provide recommendations for universities, companies and policymakers for the design of energy education and research activities with the aim to address the skills gap between higher education provision and needs of the business sector for the energy transition.

The conference will highlight the contribution and mobilisation of universities towards the goals of the Energy Union and the SET-Plan and discuss how the momentum could be enhanced in the following years, following the publication of the 2016 Roadmap for European Universities in Energy.

It will also be an opportunity to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan and debate how the future European Framework Programme (FP9) can support the linkage of research, innovation and education objectives in the field of energy. For any enquiries please contact uni-set@eua.be

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Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days

23-25 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days present the new funding opportunities offered by the Work Programme 2018-2020. This year the content of the event is structured across three days:

  • Day 1: 23 October introduces the overall policy background, launches the work programme and covers Global Leadership for Renewables, Decarbonisation of Fossil Fuels, and cross-cutting issues
  • Day 2: 24 October guides the participants on Smart Cities & Communities and Energy Systems 
  • Day 3: 25 October focuses on Smart & Efficient Energy

 

In addition, there will be two different brokerage events, which will allow the participants to network and find project partners:

  1. 24 October 2017: An overarching event organised by the National Contact Points for Energy will cover all thematic areas 
  2. 25 October 2017: A second event will take place during the Smart and Efficient Energy day 

 

The Horizon Energy Information Days will:

  • Update you on the European Energy policy;
  • Present you the energy priorities of the H2020 2018-2020 calls for proposals "Building a low-carbon, climate resilient future: Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy";
  • Provide you guidance on how to apply for funding;
  • Give you an opportunity to network and find project partners.

 

Who should attend?

More than 800 participants coming from the research and innovation community, including SME associations, businesses, European and national trade associations, chambers of commerce, European institutions, universities, research centres, financial institutions, etc. are expected.

The event will be web-streamed. After the event, you will be able to watch the recordings of all the sessions on your computer. The presentations will also be available for download.


9th International Conference and Expo on Proteomics

23-25 October 2017, Paris, France

Proteomics Congress 2017 would like to take this privilege to invite you all to the “9th International Conference and Expo on Proteomics” that is to be held during October 23-25, 2017 at Paris, France.

Through our theme ‘Exploring the hidden depths of the proteomics’, the conference will explore the recent advancements and new methodologies that can be applied to the research to take proteomics, one step further.

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ISM – MYCOKEY Workshop–Training Course 20Rapid Methods for Mycotoxin Detection in the Food Chain

9-13 October 2017, Bari, Italy

The Institute of Sciences of Food Production – National Research Council of Italy (ISPA-CNR), under the aegis of the MYCOKEY project (http://www.mycokey.eu/) and the International Society for Mycotoxicology (ISM), is hosting a one-week Workshop-Training Course from October 9-13, 2017.

The course will give information about major issues associated with mycotoxin analysis and contamination along the food chain. Lectures and laboratory training will be provided on routinely used and new screening tools for rapid, robust and user-friendly analysis of mycotoxins, including validation aspects.

Practical training in the laboratory will cover most of the course and trainees will be assisted individually in the laboratory by ISPA-CNR staff expert in instrumental and immunochemical analysis of mycotoxins.

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Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe (SIMWOOD project final conference)

12-13 October 2017, Paris, France

Regional, national and European stakeholders interested in wood mobilisation are invited to the conference ‘Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe’ (SIMWOOD project final conference).

The programme is designed to address both forest practitioners (forest managers, entrepreneurs, wood suppliers etc.) and policy-makers. From October 12 to 13, 2017, the members of the EU research project SIMWOOD will present their findings of four years of region-based research action and trans-European cooperation at a final conference in Paris, France.

The SIMWOOD project aims to increase the mobilisation of wood from forests and woodlands in Europe.

The project reaches out to stakeholders and regional initiatives with the aim of engaging and mobilising forest owners and practitioners, promoting collaborative forest management and ensuring sustainable forest functions.

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DANDELION Workshop "European integration, inequalities and citizens’ participation: How social sciences create value for policy and society”

13 October 2017, Tallinn

DANDELION will organise a Thematic Workshop on 13 October 2017, as a side-event of the Estonian Presidency Research Policy Conference "European Research Excellence - Impact and Value for Society" that will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. 

The interactive roundtable discussion at the workshop will highlight how research from socio-economic sciences and humanities (SSH) contributes to understanding and coping with rising social inequalities and exclusion, how to foster citizens’ and especially youth participation in democratic processes, and not least, how to promote inclusive visions of EU integration.

In a series of inputs, representatives from academia, policy-making, and the civil society will showcase “what works” in practice in terms of research transfer to other societal stakeholders for the common benefit. In the plenary discussion we will identify which factors enable the “ripeness” or readiness of research to deliver impact, which barriers need to be overcome, and when, how and whom to engage within the research process in order to generate value for policy and society.

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New approaches to science for policy: an international SAPEA conference

13 October 2017

This one-day SAPEA conference takes place on 13 October 2017 and will explore new approaches to science for policy from a variety of stakeholder perspectives. The conference will be hosted by the Estonian Academy of Sciences in Tallinn and is closely linked to the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research’s conference week European research excellence: value and impact for society. A highlight is TV presenter and academic, Professor Brian Cox, speaking on citizen engagement.

The interface between research and policymaking will be discussed in 4 sessions:

1. Participation of citizens impact on science for policy, both through public events and new forms of technology and media

2. Policymakers changes in their approach to working with scientists

a.Dr Johannes Klumpers, Head of SAM Unit, European Commission

3. Science and the provision of scientific evidence for policy changes in the academic community

a.Professor Günter Stock, Chair of the SAPEA Board, President of ALLEA

b.Professor Janusz Bujnicki, Member of the SAM High Level Group

c.Professor Poul Holm, Chair SAPEA Working Group on Food From the Oceans

4. Changing roles of NGOs and business engagement in science for policy

 

Rounding off the conference will be a panel on the role of NGOs and corporations in the provision of scientific advice for policy.

Registration is now closed.

For further information: laura.norton@sapea.info 


EUROSPINE 2017

11-13 October 2017, Dublin, Ireland

The 2017 EUROSPINE annual meeting is the international spine forum which will cover diversified topics such as the European Spine Course Diploma (ESCD) education programme, applying for Task Force Research Grants and Fellowships to improve your clinical or research skills, or Spine Tango: a Europe-wide Spine Registry, and so much more.

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