25 February 2013, Paris, La Défense (France)
The conference will be a unique opportunity to :
- learn about the SafeTRIP technology,
- experience a live demo of the working system installed in a car,
- engage in discussions about the potentials with consortium members,
- benefit from the results of extensive and challenging field trials.
14-18 February 2013, Boston, USA
The AAAS annual meeting is among the world's largest and most prestigious general scientific events, gathering thousands of international scientists, policy makers and science journalists. The programme typically includes keynote speeches, scientific symposia, an exhibition, and press briefings on recent scientific discoveries.
This year's event focuses on "The Beauty and the Benefits of Science", and the European Commission is organising a number of scientific symposia and a career development workshop.
Director-General Robert-Jan Smits will hold a press briefing on 'Destination Europe: research funding opportunities across the Atlantic', and will participate in a high-level panel discussion on 'European Science Policy on the Move'.
The Commission will also have a booth at the exhibition where conference participants can find out about career and funding opportunities in the EU.
14-15 February 2013, Dublin
One year on from the launching of the EU’s Bioeconomy Strategy, the European Commission, in collaboration with the Irish Presidency, analyses the achievements and the opportunities ahead in the two-day conference “Bioeconomy in the EU: achievements and directions for the future".
Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, and the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, open this high-level meeting that takes place in Dublin Castle from 14 to 15 February 2013.
31 January 2013, Brussels
The objective of the RegioStars Awards is to identify good practices in regional development and to highlight original and innovative projects which could be attractive and inspiring to other regions. The RegioStars awards form part of the Commission's Regions for Economic Change initiative, which aims to highlight good practice in urban and regional development.
The Award Ceremony will take place the 31 January 2013 at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels.