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Last update: 22 October 2014
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Product Lifetimes And The Environment (PLATE)

17-19 June 2015, Nottingham, UK

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Nottingham Trent University is pleased to be hosting the first international conference to examine Product Lifetimes and the Environment (PLATE) in the context of sustainability. This ground-breaking event will include keynote presentations, discussion, debate and workshops, an exhibition and gallery of artefacts, and a gala dinner.

The conference will review current research on how and why increased product lifetimes have become an important element in resource efficiency, waste reduction and low carbon strategies for sustainability. Academic researchers, industry representatives and policy stakeholders will share knowledge and experience on the influence that product longevity has on environmental, economic and social sustainability.


The International Conference on Green Computing, Intelligent and Renewable Energies (GCIRE2015)

27-29 October 2015, Kuala Lumpur

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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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India-EU workshop III Coastal zone management and impact on society

6-9 October 2014, Kerala, India

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Nansen Environmental Research Centre India (NERCI) is organising a workshop as part of the Indo-European Research Facilities for studies on marine ecosystems and climate in India (INDO-MARECLIM), Project of European Union FP-7, to discuss the current status of work on Coastal zone management and impact on society and to explore possibilities for collaboration in the future.

Broad topics of workshop • Oceanographic facets of Coastal zone management • Technological aspects in coastal zone • Socio-economic issues in the coastal zone • Coastal zone governance Enrolment limited to 35 participants.


Third Bioeconomy Stakeholders conference

8-9 October 2014, Turin, Italy

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Between 8 and 9 October, Turin will be the capital of the ‘Bioeconomy’. During these two days, the Italian city hosts the third EU Bioeconomy Stakeholders Conference “From sectors to system, from concept to reality”. The conference will gather experts and a wide range of stakeholders from industry and academia, as well as end-users to discuss closing the industrial research-market gap and how to maximise the knowledge-based potential of Europe’s regions in the bioeconomy.

The opening session of the Conference on 8th October will be addressed by Stefania Giannini, Italian Minister for Education, Universities and Research, and Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation. All sessions will be live streamed at: http://bioeconomy.miur.it/live-streaming/ Sessions cover a multitude of topics, from the societal challenges that the bioeconomy can help address to bio-based chemicals and energy, food and feed, the enabling conditions for the bioeconomy, how to measure progress and the bioeconomy as a building block for a green and circular economy – and for a European industrial renaissance. The event is part of the initiatives promoted under the Italian rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU and will bring together key Bioeconomy stakeholders from across Europe, to discuss challenges and development opportunities in this sector. For info, contact the press office at: uffstampa@istruzione.it


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.

 


22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

23-26 June 2014, Hamburg, Germany

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Join us in Hamburg for the 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, the leading international platform for dialogue between research, industry, policy and business of biomass.

The EU BC&E combines one of the largest biomass science and technology conferences with a leading biomass industry and technology exhibition, attracting the entire professional biomass community from around the globe. This event is supported by European and international organizations such as the European Commission, UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Natural Sciences Sector, WCRE - the World Council for Renewable Energy, EUBIA - the European Biomass Industry Association, UNICA - Sugarcane Industry Association, Brazil , BEC – Biomass Energy Committee, China and other organisations. The Technical Programme is coordinated by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre.


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