10 December 2012, Brussels, Belgium
The QUIESST Final event is organised for stakeholders from all over Europe in order to inform them about the QUIESST project's final results and to share ideas on optimisation and sustainable solutions for noise abatement through the use of Noise Reducing Devices (NRDs): noise barriers, claddings, covers, added devices.
28 November 2012, Brussels - European Commission premises, CDMA building, room SDR2
This meeting is only open to National Contact Points for transport research!
In accordance with the Guiding Principles for National Contact Points and complementary to the support function of the ETNA project, the Annual Transport NCPs Meeting will provide detailed information on the open calls and recent developments in the European Transport Policies, relevant for the NCPs. The agenda will be provided in the following weeks. -
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
13 November 2012, Brussels
The majority (90%) of European paved roads are paved with asphalt material. At the end of the service lifetime of a road, when the damaged road pavement can no longer fulfil its purpose as a comfortable carrier of traffic, it must be renewed. While asphalt is nearly 100% recyclable, the routine use of recycled asphalt in road construction projects can be as little as 10% in some European countries. The EU-funded Re-Road project has focused on innovative technologies and end of life strategies for asphalt road infrastructures.
This free-of-charge conference will be held in English and cover the following topics :