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Utilising academic research in policymaking: Horizon Scanning, trend analysis & policy effectiveness

25 November 2014, London, UK

This timely seminar will focus on ways in which Government can utilise academic research and respond to developments in science and technology for effective, long-term policy development. It follows the Commons Science and Technology Committee's inquiry into Government Horizon Scanning, looking at possible improvements in Government's responses on regulation, funding and skills policy in the face of emerging scientific and technological breakthroughs such as graphene, 3D printing and wider advances in renewable energy, transportation systems and telecommunications.


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:

http://www.mince.fi/document/Workshop_WP8_Program-innovation_in_waste_management.pdf


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.

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International Rare Disease Research Consortium Shenzhen Conference

7-9 November 2014, Shenzhen, China

The second conference organized by IRDiRC in collaboration with the BGI is gathering stakeholders active in the field of rare disease from across the globe. This conference aims to raise awareness of the topic of rare diseases around the world and to foster international collaborations involving Chinese researchers and clinicians.

It will provide unmissable opportunity to network with different rare disease communities from Europe, North and South America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. We hope this will encourage and motivate investment of research and social resources in the field of rare diseases, to ultimately improve the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients and their families.


Financial Crime and Fraud in the European Union: Towards Trust-Based Strategies for Compliance

6 November 2014, Brussels

On 6 November 2014, CEPS will host a lunchtime seminar in Brussels set to explore how the adoption of trust-based strategies for compliance can be applied to the fight against fraud and financial crimes. The meeting, chaired by Professor Elspeth Guild, will host representatives from the Italian Presidency, the European Parliament, OLAF and EUROJUST, as well as  academics. For more information about the event and about the FIDUCIA project please visit: http://www.ceps.eu/event/financial-crimes-and-fraud-european-union-towards-trust-based-strategies-compliance and http://www.fiduciaproject.eu/.

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European Utility Week 2014

4-6 November 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

European Utility Week 2014, an essential 3 days for every smart utility professional! Never has the well worn saying "By the industry for the industry" been more applicable. Since the record-breaking 2013 edition, we have been in close consultation with existing and new stakeholders to bring you a completely re-engineered event programme, including new formats amongst tried and tested formulas with content for all levels dealing with the here and now and the challenges of the future. Innovation will be at the forefront of the 3 days with showcasing of projects and new solutions.


RurbanAfrica: Opportunities and challenges for Rural-urban transitions in sub-Saharan Africa

5 November 2014, Brussels

 

This seminar will discuss critical policy challenges in dealing with rural-urban connections in sub-Saharan Africa based on policy dialogues in the four case countries in Africa: Tanzania, Rwanda, Cameroon and Ghana. The aim of the RurbanAfrica project is to explore and describe the multiple links between rural and urban areas.

Registration required via EUROPEAID-INFOPOINT-CONFERENCES@ec.europa.eu 

Information: http://www.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/infopoint   

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