27-28 October 2014, Madrid, Spain
The “Smart Grids Congress” is the main forum in Spain about Smart Grids. The congress covers a wide range of aspect related to the development of the Smart Grids, including energy efficiency, security, usability, etc. as well as the integration of new services such as: Electrical Vehicles, Smart Meters, Smart Buildings, etc., all from both a legal, technical and business perspective. The main content of the congress is based on a call for papers from which the technical board selects the papers to be presented in the congress. Additionally several Round Table discussions and Key Note speeches take place.
23-24 October 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Register now for the Tomorrow's Road and Infrastructure Monitoring and Management (TRIMM) final conference at the Diamant Centre in Brussels, Belgium. TRIMM is a three-year EU 7th Framework Programme coming to an end in November 2014.
This meeting is being organised in conjunction with the European Road Profile User's Group (ERPUG), whose objectives fit very well with the TRIMM project. The conference will be composed of a mix of presentations from TRIMM and ERPUG.
ERPUG will also organise an exhibition and a get-together event including dinner to facilitate networking amongst researchers, manufacturers, companies and stakeholders.
There is a fee of 150 Euros if you want to attend the get-together event, dinner and exhibition. The project's contribution to the conference will cover advances in the areas of monitoring of roads and bridges, together with implementation aspects such as indicator framework and added-value of monitoring. The TRIMM presentations will be integrated in the themes of the joint agenda with ERPUG and will cover areas such as the use of 3D images, real time data collection, structural health monitoring and management and much more. If you are interested in making a presentation at the event, please advise firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. The presentation has to cover the TRIMM/ERPUG objectives.
Sponsors and exhibitors are also welcome at the event and you just need to contact email@example.com. If you become a sponsor at a certain level, you are entitled to a presentation slot.
20-22 October 2014, Boston, USA
The 10th Annual Bioassays and Bioanalytical Method Development conference is designed to bring together research — from discovery to clinical — and regulatory scientists from across the biopharmaceutical industry to discuss their achievements, challenges.
Merging technology, scientific approaches and regulatory strategies for optimal characterization of effective therapeutics.
21 October 2014, Brussels
An Information Day on the Research PPPs on Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings, Green Vehicles and Sustainable Process Industry will take place on 21 October 2014 in Brussels. The aim of the event is to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities, and to support the preparation of proposals for the 2015 calls. The info day will also offer plenty of opportunities for networking.
21 October 2014, London
This conference looks at the future for Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) - and the increased use of technology-enhanced learning more widely in Higher Education. It comes as government pushes for the UK to become a world leader in online learning and also follows a Higher Education Academy review of flexible pedagogies, with the technology-enhanced learning strand published in January.
Sessions will focus on the development of MOOCs, including their potential for online learning and Transnational Education, as well as concerns around implementation and accreditation of modules and the possible threat they pose to traditional teaching. Other key themes are likely to include outcomes and recommendations from FutureLearn's BETA pilot courses running currently. Delegates will also discuss ways in which Higher Education is currently taught and the increased influence technology is having on this, for example the greater use of blended and e-learning. We are delighted that Dr Alison Le Cornu, Academic Lead, Flexible Learning, Higher Education Academy and Stephen Haggard, Author, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Research Paper, The Maturing of the MOOC and Independent Consultant, Online Learning have agreed to deliver keynote addresses at this seminar, together with a senior speaker confirmed from HEFCE.