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Hydropower and Fish _ Joint Workshop IEA Hydropower TCP – European Commission DG RTD

29-31 May 2017, Brussels, Place Madou 1 / Madou building, Auditorium Karel Van Miert

The increased focus on ecological issues in regulated rivers calls for an international understanding on how hydropower industry can be developed towards a more environmentally friendly operation and how European legislation and framework is used to regulate renewable energy production from hydropower. The workshop intends to address the European research and legislation relevant for hydropower production and the impacts on fish in regulated rivers.

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euroPLX 64 Vienna Pharma Partnering

29-30 May 2017, Vienna, Austria

Vienna calling!

Pharma Business Development Insiders choose Vienna as one of the best summer venues for the 64th euroPLX Partnering Conference.

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EUCHIS-SIAQ 2017. 13th European Chitin Society Congress and 8th Iberoamerican Chitin Symposium

31 May - 3 June 2017, Madrid, Spain

The European Chitin Society (EUCHIS) and Iberoamerican Chitin Society are happy to announce the 13th International Conference of the European Chitin Society and 8th International Symposium of the Iberoamerican Chitin Society, that will take place in Seville, Spain from 31 May -3 June, 2017.

These two events are a meeting point for the most prominent scientist and professionals involved in chitin and chitosan research.

The Conference will be preceded by two events, an Industrial Meeting to face up the Industry challenges that will be held in Madrid and the second edition of the Young Research Meeting to be held in Seville.

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ITF’s 2017 Summit on Governance of Transport

31 May - 2 June 2017, Leipzig, Germany

The ITF’s 2017 Summit on Governance of Transport will explore the trends shaping transport governance and identify the most pressing challenges in the transport sector. Through the governance lens, it will focus on infrastructure, global connectivity, the right regulation for innovation, and urban access and mobility.

The Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum is the premier global transport policy event. Since 2008, the Summit brings together ministers from around the world to share policy perspectives with CEOs, heads of international organisations, thought leaders from civil society and academia, and the media. This vibrant conference addresses strategic and topical issues across all transport modes where participants can engage in the debate through a variety of session formats.

The Summit offers a rich programme of inspiring keynote addresses, interactive sessions featuring transport ministers and other ITF stakeholders to debate policy responses to the sector’s challenges. Technical and cultural tours and an exhibition complement this diverse programme of events. The Summit also provides numerous networking opportunities, including bilateral meetings, receptions and a gala dinner. More than 50 exhibitors from around the world showcase the latest initiatives and technological developments. They represent governments, businesses, international organisations, research institutions, NGOs and business associations.

Registrations for the 2017 Summit will open soon: stay tuned!


Cities for Food Systems Innovation and Green Jobs

31 May 2017, European Commission - DG Research and Innovation, Covent Garden, Place Rogier 16, 1210 Brussels




This full day FOOD 2030 workshop will provide an opportunity to explore the role of cities in fostering food systems innovation and green jobs at the local level.  The main objectives of the event are to discuss and share experiences related to 1) the importance of adopting a systems approach for sustainable and healthy food production and consumption in urban areas, 2) the potential for green job creation, and 3) future research, innovation and investment opportunities.

During the event, preliminary results of an ongoing European study focusing on ‘Food in Cities’ will be presented and used as a basis for interactive discussions. Participants will discuss the added value and challenges that 'cities' face – both as place-based ecosystems and local authorities - in enabling broad-based innovation, green jobs and the empowerment of communities.

Targeted stakeholders for this workshop include city representatives, researchers, SMEs, entrepreneurs, living labs, NGOs and civil society associations.

The workshop is part of the FOOD 2030 initiative that focuses on future-proofing our food systems through European Research and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security.

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Euro Endocrinology Conferences

18-19 May 2017, Munich, Germany

Euro Endocrinology 2017 conference will focus on the latest and exciting innovations in all areas of Diabetes and Endocrinology research.

It is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.

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European Maritime Day 'The Future of our Seas'

18-19 May 2017, Poole, The United Kingdom

The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual meeting point for Europe’s community of maritime professionals to come together, exchange knowledge and forge the partnerships needed for joint action. It was created in 2008 by the EU institutions in order to provide a forum for people from different areas of the ocean economy, from the world of science, from public government and administration to showcase their activities, learn from each other, discuss cross-cutting issues and develop joint visions.

The main event of EMD is the" European Maritime Day Conference", held in a different region with a different theme each year. This year, the 2-day conference will take place in Poole with the title "The Future of our Seas". As in previous years, all interested stakeholders are invited to get actively involved in shaping the event. EMD 2017 will focus on four themes: (1) Safety & Security, (2) People & Skills, (3) Innovation & Growth and (4) Sustainability & Governance.

More detailed information will be posted soon: stay tuned!

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Euro Endocrinology Conferences

18-19 May 2017, Munich, Germany

Euro Endocrinology 2017 conference will focus on the latest and exciting innovations in all areas of Diabetes and Endocrinology research.

It is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.

Further information


Euro Endocrinology 2017

18-19 May 2017, Munich, Germany

Euro Endocrinology 2017 conference will focus on the latest and exciting innovations in all areas of Diabetes and Endocrinology research.

It is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.

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Eurosteelmaster 2017, Advanced training course for the European steel sector

15-19 May 2017, Terni, Italy

The Eurosteelmaster is aimed at managers, technical staff, researchers, trade unionists and other professionals operating in the steel industry and in closely related areas. Participants should possess a university degree or equivalent experience.

The course is organized by CSM with the support of European Commission, EUROFER, Federacciai, ESTEP – European Steel Technology Platform. We welcome cooperation with EU interested parties, on the basis of enrollment of participants from the main European Steel and related Companies and we are open to any suggestion concerning both programme contents and high level speakers.

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