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SESAR Innovation Days
25-27 November 2014, Madrid, Spain
The SESAR Innovation Days is the main forum for the dissemination of ATM (Air Traffic Management) exploratory research results. It focuses explicitly on long-term and innovative research ideas.
Long-term and innovative research is pivotal to the future evolution of ATM. It addresses novel and/or unconventional ideas, concepts and technologies that contribute to the development of a safe, competitive and sustainable future for the European ATM System.
Innovation in waste management: Linking the ‘circular economy’ and the ‘waste hierarchy'
26 November 2014, Espoo, Finland
The workshop addresses the macro environmental effects of the diffusion of non-landfill waste management technologies for MSW by adopting an LCA approach. During the session, the participants will explore possible changing pressures from shifting to non-landfill MSW management technologies.
The presentations will explore observed ex post trends (1996-2011) and on ex ante scenarios (2012-2030 and beyond). The experts and guests are invited to discuss policy and economic implications of (saved) external costs from shifting to non-landfill MSW management technologies.
See the workshop programme here:
International Conference on Traffic and Transport Engineering (ICTTE 2014)
27-28 November 2014, Belgrade
ICTTE Belgrade 2014 will be held on 27-28th November 2014 in Belgrade (Serbia) and will be co-hosted by the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering.
ICTTE Belgrade 2014 will gather researchers, scientists and engineers whose fields of interest are traffic and transport engineering, and should provide them a good platform for discussion, interactions and exchange of information.
Bio-based Plastics – How do we Grow the EU Industry?
1 December 2014, Brussels
This workshop aims to identify workable solutions to the major hurdles hampering the development of the bio-based plastics sector in the EU. We are especially interested in PLA and PHA as we consider these bio-based plastics as having the highest potential for deployment in the EU. Input from market, policy and technological experts within the area of bioplastics is crucial to allow us to develop recommendations which best answer the needs of industry.
Today, bio-based plastics have an established market, demonstrating rapid growth both in Europe and globally. While Europe is currently the largest producer and user of bio-based plastics, this situation is expected to change in the future with production increasingly being based in countries where feedstocks are cheaper and where production costs are lower. Even with increasing fossil fuel prices expected to make bio-based plastics more competitive compared to fossil-derived plastics, ensuring the cost-competitiveness of EU bio-based plastics production compared to other regions globally is expected to become an increasingly difficult challenge.
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Research & Innovation for a Circular Economy in European Regions
15 October 2014, Brussels
Under the patronage of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Representation of the Region of Lazio and RTD I.2 "Eco-Innovation" are organising a one-day conference titled “Research & Innovation for a circular economy in European Regions”.
The conference is taking place in Brussels on Wednesday 15th October 2014. The aim of the conference is to provide an overview on circular economy and to inform on the European policies and programmes which are supporting Research and Innovation in this field. The conference will be held in the premises of the Lazio Representation and will be attended mainly by representatives of European Regions (invitation-only event).
European Biofuels Technology Platform - 6th Stakeholder Plenary Meeting
14-15 October 2014, Brussels, Belgium
The EBTP 6th Stakeholder Plenary Meeting (SMP6) - Biofuels for Low Carbon Transport and Energy Security - will take place at the Diamant Conference Centre, Brussels, on 14-15 October 2014. The meeting will start around midday on the 14th and conclude in the early afternoon on the 15th, with the aim of maximizing opportunities for networking and discussion.
The SPM6 Speaker Programme can be found on the website. Entrance to SPM6 is free for all European biofuels stakeholders from industry, academia, research organisations, common interest groups or other associations with an interest in biofuels production and use. The conference capacity is limited to 200 participants and attendance is subject to successful registration. You can register via this link: http://www.biofuelstp.eu/forms/spm6regform.html
Second #H2020 coordinators' day - everything you need to know about the preparation of your grant agreement
13 October 2014, Charlemagne building, Brussels
What's next after you received the message that your proposal was successful? The event on 13 October 2014 will provide all details on the preparation and signature of your grant agreement. It will take place in the Charlemagne building in Brussels from 9.30 to 17.00.
It is mainly meant for coordinators of proposals who were invited to prepare a grant agreement. Other participants may be accepted subject to the availability of seats. Registration (first-come first-served) is via https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/events/cf/h2020-coordinators-day-2/register.cfm. You will also be able to follow the event online at https://scic.ec.europa.eu/streaming/index.php?es=2&sessionno=b0d6951563a26ffeb2405a9653b3b422. Be aware that this webpage will only become available at the beginning of the event.
Urban Futures: Squaring Circles: Europe, China and the World in 2050
10-11 October 2014, Lisbon
The event focuses on the need to imagine a sustainable future for cities – exploring advances in long-term thinking for sustainability, futures studies and strategic planning. The conference is organised around:
2 core themes:
- ‘Scenarios for Cities of the Future’;
- ‘People and Societies in Future Cities’
4 thematic threads:
- Forward Thinking Methods;
- Governance in Future Cities;
- Future of Resources;
- Future of Urban Systems.
The event is organised as part of URBACHINA FP7 project, and in collaboration with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
The conference abstracts and proceedings can downloaded at this link: http://www.ufsc2050.ics.ul.pt/?page id=400.
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