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Attraction of young people toward science - strategic wish of the knowledge society

21-22 June 2018, Bucharest, Romania

The purpose of the workshop will be a good reason for the dissemination and promotion of scientific research, knowing the newest knowledge and approaches in the field of attracting young people toward science and raising the level of society awareness about the importance of scientific research and technological development.

The workshop will address the following issues and other related issues:

  • Policies to motivate / attract / promote young people for research career and the impact on the labor market and competitiveness
  • Models and training structures for scientific research
  • Good practice models - success stories in attracting students toward scientific research
  • The role of the technical museum in attracting and training young people to/ in the field of engineering

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UKRO Conference 2018

21-22 June 2018, Southampton, United Kingdom

Each year the UK Research Office organises a two-day conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.

The 2018 edition will take place from Thursday 21 until Friday 22 June at the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton, UK. The UKRO Conference 2018 will include a number of expert speakers, predominantly from the European Commission and its Executive Agencies in Brussels, but also from the UK Research Councils.

EU funding practitioners and evaluators will also help to inform and stimulate discussions with the participants. Registration is now open!

Book your place before 20 April 2018 for the early bird rate.

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EERA 10th Anniversary Conference

26-27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

European Energy Research Alliance will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a high-level policy event addressing key factors for the future of the energy community in Europe and highlighting EERA´s contribution as a key pillar of the EU Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan.

How should the energy research community, governments, industry and other stakeholders coordinate to contribute to the SET-Plan Implementation Plans? How can the Implementation Plans be integrated in the transition from H2020 to the next EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation? What are the megatrends in energy transition and how can different technologies and disciplines come together to contribute shaping a sustainable energy future?

Join EERA members and representatives from EU institutions, Member States, research, industry and other stakeholders to discuss these topics.

More information about the event and registration

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IMI: Celebrating 10 Years of Medical Innovations

27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Organised jointly by the Innovative Medicines Initiative together with the European Commission and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, the event will take place at the European Commission’s Charlemagne Building in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday 27 June 2018.

The goal of this celebration is to highlight the successes of IMI projects, showcasing tangible results that are translated into concrete benefits for European citizens. Deadline for registrations: 19 June

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In ICT We Trust 2018

28-29 June 2018, Graz, Austria

The conference "In ICT we trust?" follows a broad, non-reductive conception of cyber security which does not reduce the problem to a mere technical question. Rather, the emphasis is on ethical implications and sociocultural perceptions of digital environments. The establishment and general uptake of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in European societies is not just a question of functionality, (technical) security and usability.

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Science Café with Michal Hejcman

23 May 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Science Café with Michal Hejcman is an unconventional open discussion with theme "When botany and chemistry meet archaeology?".

Prof. Michal Hejcman is a recognized interdisciplinary scientist and works in the fields of environmental chemistry, agronomy and botany. His research is focused on patterns of human subsistence across time and space. He conducts investigations of deserted human settlements and has participated in various archaeological excavations from Israel to Iceland.

Prof. Hejcman leads the research group Human Adaptability Studies at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

Science Café is a forum for discussion of current work and interesting scientific issues. It aims to be informal and accessible. Anyone can participate; speaker is there to be questioned and to talk about his work.

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Climate-intelligent city (eco)design: the benefits of urban climate services

22 May 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Due to the high concentration of people, infrastructure and economic activity, cities are extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, such as heat waves and flash floods.

In addition, dense concentrations of impervious artificial surfaces, such as buildings, roads, and pavements – typical of urban areas – tend to amplify climate extremes, and hence costs.

Given this vulnerability, it is clear that cities are in need of tailor-made urban climate information that accounts for their particular physical and socio-economic characteristics so as to assist decision-making at local government level.

Cities have a unique opportunity to use advanced climate services to become greener, safer and to enhance the quality of life of their inhabitants. This two-hour event, organised within the framework of the H2020 project Climate-Fit, will showcase how three urban sectors – urban planning, active mobility and emergency management – benefit from tailored urban climate services and facilitate the (eco)design of intelligent cities.

Speakers include urban climate information providers and users (city planners) as well as EU and national decision-makers. Cities, regions, businesses and EU officials are invited to discuss and challenge the market potential of urban climate services while learning about their benefits.

The event is free of charge. Lunch will be served before the event from 12:00. Register using the registration form available on the event website and discover the opportunities climate services present for your city!

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EURINT 2018 conference | Reflecting on Europe’s (dis)order: scenarios for the EU’s future

18-19 May 2018, Iasi, Romania

The Centre for European Studies within Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi organizes the seventh EURINT edition, May 18-19, 2018. The event is part of the EURINT conference series which was successfully launched in 2013 in the frame of the Jean Monnet Life Long Learning Programme.

Since 2013, the EURINT conference series has established itself as a visible academic event in the field of European Studies and in this regard we aim at developing it into a traditional conference series.

During the last year, the European Union has faced unprecedented challenges (Brexit, the rise of populism, the devaluation of EU-USA relations) which have represented both a test and an alarm sign for future threats.

These challenges have shifted the ordinary political and economic paradigms and have created a new state of affairs for the EU, as well as for its partners. Therefore, new policies are required to help address the urgent economic, political and social challenges.

Current strategies are being questioned while new perspectives of the European and global economy are emerging

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SC1 Consortium Building Workshop

18 May 2018, Brussels, Belgium

The Lithuanian Liaison Office (LINO) together with the Czech Liaison Office (CZELO) are pleased to invite you to the SC1 Consortium Building Workshop around selected topics of the upcoming 2019 calls of the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 (SC1- Health, demographic change and wellbeing), which will take place on 18 May 2018 in Brussels at the Permanent Representation of Lithuania (Rue Belliard 41 - 43).

The objective of this hands-on event is to prepare ground for consortia building: to give opportunity to discuss concrete cooperation possibilities, to exchange the expertise and learn from each other.

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26th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition -EUBCE 2018

14-18 May 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

As one of the world’s leading R&D conference combined with an international exhibition, the EUBCE represents the leading platform for the collection, exchange and dissemination of scientific know-how in the field of biomass. 

Be part of the 26th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition and present your results to specialists and decision makers operating at the top end of the biomass and bioenergy sector.

Submit your abstract by 6th November 2017.

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