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26th Annual International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Conference
24-28 August 2014, Seattle, USA
Registration will begin in early 2014.
Geothermal Energy Workshop: Status and Future in the Peri-Adriatic Area
25-27 August 2014, Veli Lošinj, Croatia
The purpose of the 2014 event is to discuss status, actual applications and future opportunities to develop and integrate geothermal direct uses in the broad Adriatic-Ionian area, in a cross-border workshop with cooperation and multidisciplinary perspective.
National and international relevant speakers will present keynote presentations. The workshop is open to all interested persons and wants to convene different interested people from Peri – Adriatic Area, such as universities and research institutions, public administrations, professional associations and freelances, private company operators, students.
International Create Challenge 2014 - Turn your idea into a startup!
26 August - 16 September 2014, Martigny, Switzerland
The International Create Challenge is a free of charge, 3-week immersive super accelerator programme that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to drive their projects to a Minimum Viable Product. It is a unique programme combining state-of-art technologies and cutting edge research, mentors-lead coaching, micro-seed investment and a star prize of more than CHF 100’000.- .
3rd International Conference Advances in Wind Turbine Towers 2014
26-28 August 2014, Bremen, Germany
Hear about the latest tower concepts for best cost efficiency and hub heights - Gain insight into current regulations and certification guidelines - Identify new aspects in tower assembly and foundation development - Learn about innovative load monitoring and tower measurement for facilitated maintenance - Discuss efficient material usage and transportable large scale tower concepts.
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18th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2014)
23-24 June 2014, Berlin, Germany
The topic of the AMAA 2014 will be “Smart Systems for Safe, Clean and Automated Vehicles”. Leading engineers and scholars from all around the world are cordially invited to participate in the dialogue and submit proposals for papers addressing ongoing research and novel developments in this field. A special attention will be given to topics covered in public funding programs like the European Green Vehicles Initiative PPP.
EUSEW 2014 EDE: Pilot Scheme 1 (PS-1)
23 June 2014, Tervuren (near Brussels) Belgium
The EUSEW 2014 Energy Day Event on Pilot Scheme 1 (PS-1) - achieving and sustaining city society well-being and quality of life with smart cities. How to integrate the bubbles together? - shall explore the complexities of interdisciplinary integration.
Conference "Social Inequalities in Europe"
20 June 2014, Athens, Greece
In the frame of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Directorate General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission together with the General Secretariat for Research and Technology/Greece are co-organizing an event on «Social inequalities in Europe» to be held on Friday, 20 June 2014 in the Auditorium of the Acropolis Museum in Athens.
Social inequalities have increased through the current economic crisis and they pose a considerable threat to social cohesion. Rising unemployment, particularly affecting the young generation, unequal access to education and health care, increasing poverty are some of the elements, among others, that will have far-reaching consequences on society wellbeing. The phenomenon of inequalities also raises tough questions on how our political systems at national and European level are able to reduce inequalities and improve social cohesion according to a European Social Model. Several research projects, funded under the Social Sciences and Humanities theme of the 7th Framework Programme have deepened this analysis highlighting the need for further debate and policies tackling the roots of inequalities.
The conference "Social Inequalities in Europe" presenting and building on evidence, findings and conclusions provided by these projects, will also debate on the social and political implications of rising inequalities opening the path towards new research and policy scenarios.
In particular, presentations will elaborate on inequalities in the following sectors (see also programme):
- Employment, income, wealth
- Health care
- Life satisfaction
- Children’s rights
Representatives from the political leadership of the country, the European Commission and members of the European academic community will address the social inequalities issue. All sessions (in English language) are open for interested parties coming from the Greek academic and research community, political organizations and NGO’s that are facing the challenges of social inequalities on a daily basis.
Mobilising Europe's Universities for Smart Specialisation
20 June 2014, Brussels
The European Commission and the European University Association is convening a high level conference on the role of universities in smart specialisation in Brussels. The agenda includes four cases studies of university-regional partnerships in the development of Smart Specialisation Strategies, as well as presentations on EU support by the Director Generals for Regional Policy, Research and Education
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