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Shaping the future of pediatrics

20-22 September 2017, Rome, Italy

“Shaping the future of pediatrics” is the first conference on the innovation in pediatrics in Europe. It will be at the intersection of pediatrics with different disciplines and will involve pediatricians, nurses, researchers, patients, entrepreneurs, and specialists in different areas in the field of innovation in pediatrics.

The conference will include sessions on –omics, Big Data, Patient empowerment, and The cycle of innovation in pediatrics.

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Central European Cooperation for Industry 4.0 Workshop

20-21 September 2017, Budapest, Hungary

The event offers a chance for businesses, researchers, knowledge institutes and intermediaries to meet new partners and exchange ideas for innovative solutions and collaborative investments in the fields of Industry 4.0.

 

Participation is free of charge but registration is required: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/S3CE_I40_Budapest2017

 

Language of the event: English - no translation will be provided. Practical guide: http://nkfih.gov.hu/industry4

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Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems

21-22 September 2017, Rome, Italy

The IMPACT project will held its Final Dissemination Event "Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems" in Rome (Italy), 21-22 September 2017.

IMPACT is a CSA of the European Commission investigating the key role played by cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems.

The final event will bring together experts, researchers, practitioners and relevant stakeholders in the different transport domains, including service providers, first responders, law enforcement and national and international regulators.

Keynote speakers, like Gert Jan Hofstede and Marcel Altenburg, will provide the impetus for a discussion on current research trends in socio-cultural aspects relevant for ensuring safety and security in modern transport hubs.

The event will also host a panel session dedicated to introducing the LETS-CROWD H2020 project, recently started.

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HoNESt: Stakeholder Engagement Workshop

21-22 September 2017, Barcelona, Spain

HoNESt is organizing a Stakeholder Engagement Workshop in Barcelona 21-22 September.

This workshop will be focused in discussing the historical research findings on societal relations with nuclear energy in Southern Europe (Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain).

The workshop will involve three components. First, the participants will discuss the historical research findings on societal relations with nuclear energy and nuclear energy's societal engagement.

Second, the participants will discuss some of the mechanisms identified by the social science research that have been used for engaging the public and other stakeholders with nuclear power. And third, HoNESt would very much value the participants involvement in a workshop where we will explore the future of societal engagement in the nuclear industry.

The Workshop will be held at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. It will start on Thursday, 21 September, and end on Friday, 22 September. The working language of the event is English. A part of travel and accommodation expenses is refunded. Places are limited.

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HYDROGEN FOR CLEAN TRANSPORT - Fuel cell and Hydrogen initiatives paving the way in Europe

22 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The "Hydrogen for Clean Transport" Conference, taking place on 22 September in Brussels (Charlemagne building) will offer a unique occasion to learn about the main achievements of hydrogen technology in transport sector in Europe but also to understand what are the remaining barriers facing the technology deployment.

The event is a partnership between the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking and the flagship hydrogen projects: HyFIVE and H2ME, funded under the European Union FP7 and H2020 programmes.

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Supporting innovation in UK industry - priorities for investment, the commercialisation of research

7 September 2017, Central London, United Kingdom

It is timed to follow the Building our Industrial Strategy Green Paper, which highlighted investment in science, research and innovation as one of ten pillars for driving growth and productivity across the UK economy, and following the announcement of an Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund - seeking to drive progress in technologies where the UK can build on existing areas of industrial and research strength.

The conference is further timed to consider implications for the funding of research and development in light of the review of the Small Business Research Initiative, as well as proposals for a review of opportunities for robotics and artificial intelligence.

In the context of the recent announcement of £229 million of industrial strategy investment for UK R&D, delegates will discuss how new funding can be allocated in the interests of maximising growth and UK competitiveness internationally - looking in particular at opportunities for improving rates of commercialisation, developing research infrastructure, and improving skills and research talent.

Sessions will also bring out latest thinking on the areas in which the UK can build on existing strengths in industrial technologies - such as robotics and artificial intelligence, space technologies, healthcare, manufacturing processes and materials.

Speakers and delegates at this conference are expected to be a senior and informed group of around 120 including Members of both Houses of Parliament and government officials from BEIS, HMT, Innovate UK and other relevant departments and agencies, as well as industry representatives from sectors including automotive, defence, aviation, life sciences, maritime, energy, construction, infrastructure - and technologies such as AI, robotics, satellites, industry 4.0, additive manufacturing, biotechnology and other key areas - together with investors, suppliers, advisors, banks, academics and universities, lawyers, consultants and reporters from the national and trade press.

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Cost-competitive deep renovation of shopping centres: technologies and drivers for EU policies

7 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The final conference of the project CommONEnergy will be held on September 7 at the Hotel Bloom! giving a clearer picture on retail buildings in the EU. It will then be followed by an award ceremony of the Sustainable Building Challenge.

The EU-funded project CommONEnergy aims to re-conceptualize shopping malls through deep retrofitting, developing a systemic approach made of innovative technologies and solution sets as well as methods and tools to support their implementation and to assess their environmental and social impact in a life-cycle approach.

This is the closing year of the project and it can already encount many positive results to look back at a clearer picture on retail buildings in EU, their features, inefficiencies and inclusion in EU policies; innovative technologies developed, implemented and tested improving comfort, reducing costs and energy consumption; useful sustainability and economical tools, addressing the retail sector needs and much more!

23 partners representing various industry stakeholders, as well as research and academia from ten European countries gathered to develop concept and technologies to make EU retail buildings better and smarter.

The final conference in Brussels is organised jointly with the Sustainable Building Challenge award ceremony, awarding the Best Sustainable Shopping Centres for two categories (hyper and super buildings). Best practices of recently retrofitted shopping centres will be showcased and awarded.

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Vitamin D Nutrition & Health Current and Future Perspectives

6 September 2017, Cork, Ireland

This international conference on vitamin D will be an important forum for presentation, discussion and exchange of ideas on current research in the area of vitamin D.  The conference coincides with the closing stages of the ODIN R&I project and the main scientific findings from the project will be presented together with several invited international keynote speakers on topics related to vitamin D and health.

This conference will be of interest to many, with health professionals, food industry decision makers, food/nutrition policy regulators, as well as academics, researchers and students expected to attend.

The main symposia will focus on:

  • Dietary Requirements for Vitamin D
  • Evidence-base for food strategies for tackling inadequacies of vitamin D intake and status
  • Issues in relation to Vitamin D and Health in Adults, as well as at Key Life Stages
  • Safety and population surveillance


30th ECNP Congress Paris 2017

2-5 September 2017, Paris, France

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, annually attracting between 4,000 and 6,000 neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world.

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SECPID 2017 - Workshop on Secyrity, Privacy, and Identity Management in the Cloud at ARES 2017

29 August - 2 September 2017, Reggio Calabria, Italy

The two H2020 projects CREDENTIAL and PRISMACLOUD are organising a Workshop on Security, Privacy, and Identity Management in the Cloud at this year's ARES conference, the 12th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security on August 29 - September 2, 2017 in Reggio Calabria, Italy.

The aim of this symposium is to provide a platform to discuss innovative ideas related to the following questions:

  • How can cloud services be made more trustworthy?
  • How can we build distributed systems without single point of failure or trust?
  • How to design end-to-end secure services in an untrusted environment?
  • Which methodologies and technologies are required to integrate security and privacy by design?
  • Is it possible to give back users full control over which data they want to reveal when and to whom?

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