European Research Area
Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Key Enabling Technologies
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
New materials and new production technologies
SME - Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Science with and for Society
Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities
1st OpenChina-ICT Thematic Workshop on Smart and Sustainable Cities
31 May 2013, Guangzhou, P.R. China
The 1st OpenChina-ICT Thematic Workshop on Smart and Sustainable Cities is organised by the OpenChina-ICT project under the aegis of the European Commission through its FP7 research-funding programme, aiming at facilitating ICT related research cooperation between Europe and China. This event (free of charge) will be held in Guangzhou, P.R. China on May 31, 2013 and will bring together policy and main research stakeholders from Europe and China specialized on the ICT aspects of Smart and Sustainable Cities to create feasible research collaboration with the emergence of concrete projects.
The agenda, featuring high-level speakers from Europe and China, including representatives from the European Commission DG CONNECT, government officials, key research experts, researchers and many other speakers is available on the project website: www.openchina-ict.eu.
Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting
22-23 May 2013, Heidelberg, Germany
The first Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting at EMBL Heidelberg Advance Training Centre, 22-24 May 2013, will showcase integrative structural biology and its impact on biological research.
The program includes sessions that represent recent structural biology highlights, emerging methods and technologies and results of biomedical importance.
Confirmed speakers include: So Iwata (Imperial College, Diamond), Dinshaw Patel (Sloan-Kettering Institute), Roger Sunahara (University of Michigan), David Eisenberg (UCLA), Philip Selenko (Leibniz Institut), Elena Conti (MPI Martinsried), Carol Robinson (University of Oxford), Stephan Sigrist (FU-Berlin) and Henry Chapman (European XFEL).
A special session, jointly organised with the ESFRI project Euro-Bioimaging, will focus on the bridge between structural and cell biology provided by recent developments in electron, light and X-ray microscopy. Confirmed speakers for this session include Gerd Schneider and Wolfgang Baumeister.
Icon Conference 2013: Positive Futures in an Uncertain World
10-12 April 2013, Glasgow
Icon's second triennial conference will provide a platform for international exchange of up-to-date developments in conservation of cultural heritage. It will also be the essential networking event for conservation and related professionals in the UK for the next five years.
The 1st International conference on Internet Science
10-11 April 2013, Brussels
The 1st international conference on Internet Science will be organized from April 10 to 11, 2013 in Brussels, under the aegis of the European Commission, by the EINS project, the FP7 European Network of Excellence in Internet Science (http://internetscienceconference.eu).
Hosted by the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (http://www.kvab.be/?lang=en), this highly multidisciplinary conference combines Computer Science, Sociology, Art, Mathematics, Physics, Complex systems analysis, Psychology, Economics, Law, Political Science, Epistemology and other relevant disciplines. It will be the unique venue fostering dialogue among scholars and practitioners belonging to these disciplines. It will also provide the EINS Network of Excellence with an opportunity to interact with external stakeholders, detail project objectives and methodological approach, and showcase its first results.
Destination Europe - focus on health research
11 April 2013, Washington DC
- is a forum for leading European research organisations, funders and industry to present the opportunities they offer to researchers and innovators from anywhere in the world
- showcases Europe's vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture
- events enable you to learn about opportunities, ask questions, network and discuss with people who have chosen to work in Europe
- is a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States.
The Washington DC event on 11 April will focus on opportunities in health research.
Places are limited, so please register by Friday 29 March 2013