• Better use of Antibiotics • Breaking the optical transmission barriers
• Materials for clean air • Collaborative Spectrum Sharing • Food scanner
6-8 November 2013, Zagreb, Croatia
The Future of Information Sciences (INFuture) is a series of biannual international conferences aimed at researchers and professionals from the broad field of information and communication sciences and related professions. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for discussing both theoretical and practical issues in information organization and information integration.
Under the high auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Professor Ivo Josipović, Ph.D.
INFuture2013: Information Governance : Deadline for papers: 1 September 2013. We also invite EU projects to organise a workshop or dissemination project results, relevant to the indicated topics, through the INFuture2013 conference. INFuture publication is indexed by EBSCO.
4-7 November 2013, Brussels
The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), the European Commission (EC) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are proud to hold this international conference on regional climate science
HIGH LEVEL SESSION AND STAKEHOLDER DIALOGUE
The first day of the meeting will feature two important pre-conference events:
A High-Level Session with the participation of the European Commissioners for Research & Innovation Máire Geoghegan-Quinn and for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard together with Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the IPCC where the key findings from the IPCC Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis will be presented by Thomas Stocker and Qin Dahe, Co-Chairs of IPCC Working Group I.
This will be followed by a Stakeholder Dialogue where high level panellists will discuss how science-based regional climate information can best serve the needs of regional decision-makers. This will be featured by two keynote presentations conveyed by:
- Chris Field, Co-Chair of IPCC Working Group II
- Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General of the WMO
REGIONAL CLIMATE CONFERENCE PROGRAM
The second segment of the conference over the following three days is organised around daily themes. Each day will consist of plenary presentations followed by parallel and poster sessions. The poster sessions will have their own dedicated time for viewing thus avoiding overlap with plenary and parallel sessions.
- Evaluation of CORDEX Regional Downscaling Present Climate and Future Change
- Methodologies for Regional Downscaling
- Applications of Regional Climate Information
Please see the detailed program
Venue: Charlemagne Building - Rue de la Loi 170 - B-1000 Brussels
Descriptions on how to get there can be found here.
Registration deadline: 20 October 2013
7 November 2013, Brussels
Under the patronage of Mr. Dr. Dieter-L. Koch, vice-chair of the EP´s transport group 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
• the challenge of an ageing society in New Zealand and its approach
• the proposed action plan including guidelines and recommendations for specific research topics and future transport strategies (including the results of the related project GOAL)
2-7 November 2013, Kochi, India
INDO-MARECLIM announces a one-week winter school to be held at Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort, Kochi (India) from 2 to 7 November 2013. During the winter school, which is an inter-disciplinary training programme, a select group of instructors from India and Europe will provide lectures and practical training on recent advancements in the global understanding of marine ecosystems, climate change and their socio-economic impacts. Applications welcome from EU and Indian PhD students, post doctoral fellows and scientists in early stages of career development. The maximum number of participants is restricted to 35. Selection would be on the basis of academic skills, qualification in the relevant subjects, statement of interest and letters of support.