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European Biogas Association Conference

30 September - 2 October 2014, Alkmaar region, The Netherlands

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The biannual European Biogas Conference covers a broad range of topics related to biogas, from production to utilisation, with plenty of room for networking between representatives from research, industry and production. There will be an exhibition and a poster session.

Topics include European policy issues, biomethane, digestate use, sustainability of biogas and bioeconomy. With this event we strive to unite biogas experience and share latest information on policies, industry developments, innovation and legislation.

 


Sustainable Places 2014

1-3 October 2014, Nice, France

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Sustainable Places 2014 builds on the successful “ICT for Sustainable Places” conference held in Nice in September 2013. It will focus on energy efficiency at building, district and city levels. The event will be composed of: - the 2nd EC DG CONNECT workshop on eeBuilding Key Performance Indicators - the EuropIA.14 colloquia on Architecture and City Design - presentations & workshops on innovative business models, technologies, modeling and monitoring for sustainable buildings, districts and cities.

Sustainable Places 2014 will enable to access up-to-date information, assess outcomes from the most advanced research & innovation projects, discuss possible synergies, and envision possible standards evolution. It will be a key opportunity for delegates to meet and network with high quality keynote speakers (from CSTB, CEA, Arup, Intel and CalCon), as well as with architects, building designers, energy consultants, and urban planners.

 


3rd International Conference on Antimicrobial Research - ICAR2014

1-3 October 2014, Madrid

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ICAR2014 will be a forum to communicate current research priorities and progress, and to identify new approaches and research opportunities in antimicrobial research.


3rd GRF One Health Summit 2014

5-8 October 2014, Davos, Switzerland

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The 3rd GRF One Health Summit will further develop and strengthen the One Health paradigm and its global movement. In particular this 3rd global gathering will focus on the added value of a global One Health approach and a stronger involvement of the private sector and policy.

The deadline for abstract submission is extended to 30 April 2014. Submit your abstract now on one of the conference topics.

 


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International Conference on Collaboration in Space Technologies (ICCST)

5-6 June 2014, Riga, Latvia

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The International Conference on Collaboration in Space Technologies (ICCST) is the first Baltics, Nordics and Central European conference event in Latvia focused on identifying and developing key partnerships in Space technologies.

This first event in future series of the conference will focus on identifying key partnerships with the African continent in space technology capabilities building and related education and training. Industry, research base, official representatives from international governments and networking organizations as well as political decision makers are invited to attend the conference. The conference will provide excellent opportunities for networking and individual B2B matchmaking sessions, as well as exhibition of products and services provided by the participants of the conference. ICCST is a pioneering event to fast-track collaboration among companies from Baltics, Nordic and Central Europe with the African continent in space technologies.

 

 


Building inclusive welfare systems - A dialogue between research and practice

5 June 2014, Brussels

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All over Europe, formerly ‘passive’ social protection systems are undergoing substantial reform. Under the policy agendas of activation and more recently, social investment, welfare states are seeking to simultaneously increase the labour market participation of formerly excluded groups (such as women, youth, elderly people and migrants) and the efficiency of employment services. In order to achieve these goals, policy-makers have not only introduced programmatic policy changes (such as curtailing the duration or eligibility of/for benefits) but also changes to the governance systems through which social policies are administered. Especially the local governance level has come to play an important role under ‘new welfare’ because it is here where employment incentives and measures can be tailored most effectively to individual client cases as well as regional labour market characteristics.

In June 2014, four international research projects funded by the European Commission under the call “Local welfare systems favouring social cohesion” – COPE, FLOWS, LOCALISE and WILCO – presented their policy-relevant findings to an audience of policy-makers, researchers, and interested others in Brussels. The aim of the conference was to fuel a constructive dialogue between practitioners and researchers.

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The 11th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem

1-5 June 2014, Nara, Japan

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ICBEN 2014, the 11th International Congress on Noise as a Public Health Problem, will be held in Nara, Japan from 2014 June 1 to June 5. The Congress is co-organized by the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of Japan (INCE/J) and the Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ) under the auspices of the International Commission on the Biological Effects of Noise (ICBEN). The organizers and the Organizing Committee of the Congress extend a warm welcome to all prospective participants worldwide and invite all to join us in Nara to discuss the latest advancements in biological effects of noise and noise policies.
The officers and team chairs of ICBEN will organize plenary and parallel sessions on “Noise-induced hearing loss (Team 1),” “Noise and communication (Team 2),” “Non-auditory effects of noise (Team 3),” “Influence of noise on performance and behavior (Team 4),” “Effects of noise on sleep (Team 5),” “Community response to noise (Team 6),” “Noise and animals (Team 7),” “Interactions with other agents and contextual factors (Team 8)” and “Policy and economics (Team 9).”

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Research meets diplomacy: Europe as a Global Actor

5 June 2014, Brussels

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On 5 June 2014, DG Research and Innovation, in cooperation with the FLASH-IT project, organized a conference on “Research Meets Diplomacy: Europe as a Global Actor”. This conference was on the one hand intended to take stock of the rich research financed under the Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities programme under FP7. On the other hand, through an exchange between researchers and EU foreign policy-makers, ideas were discussed on future topics for research on the EU as a global actor under Societal Challenge 6 “Europe in a changing world - Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies” of Horizon 2020. The debates concentrated on three major themes:

  • the EU’s capacities as a global actor,
  • the EU’s neighbourhood with an emphasis on the Mediterranean, and
  • the EU’s role in the wider world and key global challenges, focussing on two regions that have been less in the spotlight: Latin America and the Caribbean and the Pacific.

 

The event brought together over 120 participants from the public and private sector, including many academics and policy-makers.


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