27-28 September 2012, Athenes, Greece
The climate is changing, floods are becoming more frequent and more intense throughout Europe. Science and flood resilience technology are advancing towards increased efficiency and reduced damage costs.
The conference is addressing innovative flood resilience technologies and systems, testing of standards, damage modelling, decision support, and future actions needed. The conference will run parallel to an international exhibition dedicated to flood resilient technologies and systems for the built environment.
28 September 2012, 320 European cities in 32 countries
The Researchers' Night is an event bringing together the public at large and researchers. It occurs annually on the fourth Friday of September all over Europe. Its main objective is to reveal scientists and science in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
The Researchers' Night offers the opportunity to discover research facilities that are usually not open to public (laboratories, research centres, museum collections, ...), use the most recent technologies and instruments with the guidance of scientists, participate in experiments, competitions and quizzes, watch demonstrations and simulations, exchange ideas and party with the researchers.
27 September 2012, Brussels, Belgium
TIGER researchers studied ways to reduce congestion of EU ports and roads, improving intermodality, increasing rail freight’s market share and improving the rail network's productivity. Four demonstrators were set up to support the development of intermodality in Europe, looking for the right balance between geographical locations, existing infrastructures, local characteristics, natural barriers, hinterland penetration and environmental protection
26-27 September 2012, Warsaw
This two day event is a unique networking opportunity to build quality partnerships for participating in the new ICT Work Programme for 2013. Presentations of project ideas, first-hand information from European Commission officials, guidance on how to submit a successful proposal and much more will be provided during the event. The on-line networking features available on the event's website allow participants to leave comments, submit or browse presentations, find out about project ideas and start networking with other potential proposers in advance of the event.
24-26 September 2012, Oslo/Kjeller, NILU, Norway
The 2nd European Workshop on Cultural Heritage Preservation (EWCHP) is a European Cluster Workshop on research and development activities in the field of cultural heritage and its preservation for future generations.