22-27 April 2012, Montreal, Canada
International Polar Year (IPY) 2012 Conference draws international attention to the Polar Regions, global change, and related environmental, social and economic issues.
From Knowledge to Action will bring together over 2,000 Arctic and Antarctic researchers, policy- and decision-makers, and a broad range of interested parties from academia, industry, non-government, education and circumpolar communities including indigenous peoples.
The European Commission will participate with a stand and inform about its related projects.
23-26 April 2012, Athens, Greece
The Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2012 serves to enable the exchange of knowledge among those who play an active role in the transport sector. TRA 2012 will focus on all aspects of all surface transport modes with the exception of overseas shipping. It provides experts from different disciplines with a forum for creative discussions about the future of transport at a location where Greek philosophers debated the burning issues of the day some 25 centuries ago.
The main theme of TRA 2012 is 'Sustainable mobility through innovation'.
23-25 April 2012, Odense, Denmark
Follow the conference live via web streaming from 13.30 on 23 April.
The Danish Presidency of the European Council invites research institutions, representatives from businesses and NGO’s, policymakers and civil servants to come together at the conference ‘Science in Dialogue’ to discuss the relationship between research, innovation and the wider society.
‘Science in Dialogue’ will focus on how a strengthened relationship between science, innovation and society may be realized in the future. The conference will present high-level speakers and draw upon the participants’ ideas, opinions and suggestions in an interactive conference format.
23 April 2012, Athens
The final conference of the WEATHER project will present the new developments concerning the assessment of costs and impacts of extreme weather to the transport sector and by proposing efficient adaptation strategies to cope with these impacts.
This conference will present the condensed project findings to practitioners and academics in FP7 partner countries and invite them to share their experiences with the WEATHER team.