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Climate change adaptation & mitigation: key messages from IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report and implications for policy and decision making

6 May 2014, Brussels

The European Commission (Directorate-General for Research & Innovation) is organising this half day event (14:00 - 17:00) which brings together policy makers, key stakeholders from the private sector, civil society representatives, scientists, advisors and high level representatives from the IPCC in order to present the key findings of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report (AR5) on climate change adaptation and mitigation, discuss their implications for policy making and for economic and societal sectors, while identifying challenges and opportunities for the future.

The Commissioner for Research and Innovation, Ms Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, will open the event. High level representatives from the IPCC will provide key note speeches and present the key messages from the AR5 WG II* and WG III** Reports. The opening session will be followed by a Panel discussion. The Panel will include the Commissioner for Climate Action, Ms Connie Hedegaard, the Director-General of the Directorate-General Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO), Mr Claus Sørensen, representatives of the business sector and experts from international organisations.

Venue: Charlemagne Building, 170 rue de la Loi, B-1040 Brussels
(Registration starting at 13:00)

For more information please contact RTD-IPCC-AR5-WG-II-AND-III-OUTREACH-EVENT.
 
*IPCC Working Group II Report (Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability), approved at the 38th Session of the IPCC, in Yokohama, Japan, on 25-29 March 2014.

** IPCC Working Group III Report (Mitigation of Climate Change), approved at the 39th Session of the IPCC in Berlin, Germany, on 7-11 April 2014.

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International Workshop on biotechnology in energy production

6 May 2014, Madrid

The “International Workshop on biotechnology in energy production” will take place on 6 May 2014 at the technological park in Móstoles, Madrid. The event is organised by the IMDEA - Energía (Institute for Advanced Studies in the field of energy based in Madrid).

The aim of the workshop is to both address the framework of biotechnology research and the use of lignocellulosic wastes. In addition, the event will gather different speakers from research institutions, industrial and public sectors dealing with biotechnology and energy.

 

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The Third International Conference on Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, and Digital Forensic (CyberSec2014)

29 April - 1 May 2014, Beirut, Lebanon

The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.

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Smart to Future Cities

29-30 April 2014, London

Smart Cities are evolving and growing. Join us in April when some of the world’s leading Smart Cities experts will be discussing how to implement an integrated infrastructure.

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ISPE Europe Annual Conference

28-30 April 2014, Frankfurt, Germany

The ISPE Europe Annual Conference 2014 - Driving Effectiveness in Pharmaceutical Operations within the New Quality Culture will bring together pharmaceutical, regulatory and technology experts from around the world.

This two-and-half-day event will consist of an executive forum, keynote sessions and three different tracks to assess how the senior management and operational challenges, quality system effectiveness and regulatory changes can be brought into a new pharmaceutical paradigm to exploit opportunities like Quality-by-Design, continuous manufacturing, science- and risk-based regulations in the daily life.

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