20-22 November 2012, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The 2nd European Conference on FLOODrisk Management will explore research advances in flood risk analysis and innovations in flood risk management practice. The conference will consider all aspects of flood risk and will cover the causes of floods, their impacts on people, property and the environment, and portfolios of risk management measures.
15 November 2012, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
Current Lubrication Systems in turbine engines are based on architectures and technologies that have not significantly evolved over the last thirty years.
New technologies are required to face the challenge of the future engine requirements.
The overall objectives of FP7 project ELUBSYS is to research, develop and validate a new architectural approach towards the design of high performance aircraft Lubrication Systems with the aim of reducing fuel and oil consumption.
After 3.5 years of work the project is now reaching to an end, the ELUBSYS partners will present their main results during an open workshop on the 15th of November 2012 in Spa-Francorchamps Belgium.
Everyone from the European Aeronautic industry is welcome to attend the event.
14 November 2012, Nicosia, Cyprus
The objective of the Conference is to bring together European Research Area – ERA stakeholders such as research organisations, universities, private enterprises and public authorities to contribute to the debate on the policy measures and actions which must be implemented with a view to completing ERA by 2014.
During the Conference key specific and cross-cutting issues of ERA policy will be explored, including, inter alia, the effectiveness of national research systems, open labour market for researchers, research infrastructures, gender issues, knowledge transfer and open access issues, cross border cooperation and competition of research actors, international cooperation and the monitoring mechanism.
14 November 2012, Committee of the Regions – Rue Belliard 101 – Brussels
The conference will bring together members of the European Parliament, representatives of governmental organisations from 20 member states, researchers from European, Australian and Japanese universities, representatives of European institutions and business organisations as well as NGOs.
Under the patronage of Dr. Dieter-L. Koch (Member of the European Parliament) and hosted by the Committee of the Regions the conference will provide a forum for constructive exchange on the following topics:
- The political challenge and opportunities of an ageing European society
- State of the art and analyses in EU27 and international sectors
- Preparatory steps for the development of an action plan, including guidelines and recommendations for specific research topics and future transport strategies