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Save the Planet – South-East European Exhibition and Conference on Waste Management and Recycling

7-9 March 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria

Save the Planet is the only specialized business event in Bulgaria dedicated to waste management, following the trend of replacing the ‘take, make, dispose' model with a ‘circular economy’ approach across Europe.

The exhibition’s focus is the South-East European market, which must respond timely to the growing environmental damage.

The 2016 edition took place together with the complementary exhibitions Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (energy efficient technology and alternative energy, waste-to-energy) and Smart Cities (energy efficient building, intelligent transport, software and information systems).

Exhibitors from 16 countries participated in the events - companies from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the UK, the USA.

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South-East European Exhibition and Conference on Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

7-9 March 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria

The EE & RE Exhibition puts on display a great set of existing energy technologies and it is a starting point for the launch of innovative products. It facilitates the development of the energy sector and encourages the large-scale usage of energy-saving solutions in South-East Europe.

The Region has great potential for the utilization of renewables. Investments for the improvement of energy efficiency in private and public buildings as well as in the industry are underway - South-East European countries are also developing strategies for zero energy buildings. T

he CO2 reduction in the transport sector is the other priority issue and in the Region solutions for the replacement of fossil fuels with alternative low carbon fuels are sought.

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SAVE THE DATE! 1st FUTURE SKY SAFETY Public Workshop

8-9 March 2017, Brussels, Belgium, EUROCONTROL Headquarters - Room Europe, Rue de la Fusée, 96

Future Sky Safety, the EU-funded Joint Research Programme in the field of aviation safety is pleased to announce its First External Workshop on “Future Sky Safety: a Joint Programme for Aviation safety”.

The Public Workshop will be held in Brussels, at EUROCONTROL Headquarters, on the 8th and 9th of March, 2017. Aviation safety stakeholders – Regulators, Industry, Research Centres, Universities and members of EC and National funded RTD projects – are invited to attend.

The Public Workshop will be a unique opportunity for all participants to network and to discuss emerging safety issues and trends, progress of aviation safety research, and to be updated on the latest research developments on key topics such as:
- Reduction of Runway excursion;
- Total aviation system risk prevention and mitigation;
- Reduction of the likelihood of organisational accidents;
- Improvement of pilot performance and reduction of human errors;
- Mitigation of risk of fire, smoke and fumes in modern cabins.

A poster session will also be organised around these five topics, and will be open to students, researchers, projects and all interested participants.
Additionally, an overview of the European aeronautical research establishments institutional safety projects will be provided by EREA (European Research Establishments in Aeronautics) members.

Registration to the Workshop is free.

Registration form and Workshop Program will be available soon here  

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SAVE THE DATE! 1st FUTURE SKY SAFETY Public Workshop

8-9 March 2017, Brussels (Haren), EUROCONTROL Headquarters - Room Europe Rue de la Fusée, 96

Future Sky Safety, the EU-funded Joint Research Programme in the field of aviation safety is pleased to announce its First External Workshop on “Future Sky Safety: a Joint Programme for Aviation safety”.

The Public Workshop will be held in Brussels, at EUROCONTROL Headquarters, on the 8th and 9th of March, 2017. Aviation safety stakeholders – Regulators, Industry, Research Centres, Universities and members of EC and National funded RTD projects – are invited to attend.

The Public Workshop will be a unique opportunity for all participants to network and to discuss emerging safety issues and trends, progress of aviation safety research, and to be updated on the latest research developments on key topics such as:
- Reduction of Runway excursion;
- Total aviation system risk prevention and mitigation;
- Reduction of the likelihood of organisational accidents;
- Improvement of pilot performance and reduction of human errors;
- Mitigation of risk of fire, smoke and fumes in modern cabins.

A poster session will also be organised around these five topics, and will be open to students, researchers, projects and all interested participants.
Additionally, an overview of the European aeronautical research establishments institutional safety projects will be provided by EREA (European Research Establishments in Aeronautics) members.

Registration to the Workshop is free. Registration form and Workshop Program can be found here

Further information


The Future of European Steel Industry

8 March 2017, Brussels

The European Commission is organising a Seminar on the "Future of European Steel - Innovation and Sustainability in a competitive world and EU circular economy".

The seminar will take place in Brussels at DG Research & Innovation, Covent Garden Building, 16 Place Rogier.

With the insights from steel stakeholders and EU policy-makers, three main sessions will deal with :

♦ Research & Innovation results

  • Energy savings and environmental aspects of steel production;
  • Innovation steel - construction and automotive applications


♦ European Steel in 2051

  • European steel in global competition;
  • Steel as a key component of the circular economy

♦ The way forward

  • EU steel "Big ticket" initiative - Ultra low carbon future European steelmaking;
  • Panel discussion with representatives from DG CLIMA, DG TRADE, DG ENER and DG GROW


Due to the limited size of the meeting room and for security reasons, the seminar will be on invitation only. For more information please contact Domenico.Rossetti-di-Valdalbero@ec.europa.eu, Deputy Head of Unit "Coal and Steel" in DG Research & Innovation.

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Hands-on Flow Cytometry: Learning by Doing

20 February 2017, Heidelberg, Germany

Flow Cytometry is one of the most powerful single cell analysis methods used throughout the life sciences and medicine. Utilising Flow Cytometry we can identify and quantify different from heterogeneous samples, analyse the corresponding state of proliferation or simply detect the expression of fluorescent reporters.

Improvements in assay technology are now enabling scientist to detect mRNAs in cells using flow cytometry.

We will cover the theory of Flow Cytometry and corroborate this information intensively with the practical issues of the most frequent assays as part of our practical course curriculum.

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Impact of the Third Sector as Social Innovation

20 February 2017, Brussels

 

The conference will take place at the representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg in Brussels on Monday, February 20, 2017. Please find the programme attached.

 

We will make the conference: Concise, interactive, and guided by key insights. We will leave lots of time and space for you to engage. Come and benefit from the knowledge ITSSOIN has produced, pose your questions, and discuss with us and a diverse audience of practitioners, policy makers and researchers!

 

Please register now via the ITSSOIN website.

 

Recommendations on accommodation will be available soon on the registration site. For those whose participation would be made impossible by the costs associated with travel, we have a limited budget for helping you cover expenses. When registering you will need to indicate, if and why you are in need of financial support. We will decide on your request and get back to you as soon as possible.

Should you have immediate questions, please get in touch with lea.heyer@csi.uni-heidelberg.de and ute.bongertz@csi.uni-heidelberg.de

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ITSSOIN concluding conference

20 February 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The concluding conference of the EC funded FP7 project ITSSOIN. In a short and concise meeting we want to present and discuss the questions:

(1) Who spurs social innovation in Europe and which organisational traits enable drivers of social innovation to take that position?

(2) Is the Third Sector really better placed to promote social innovation than businesses and public agencies?

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SAM High Level Group of Advisors at the AAAS Annual Meeting 2017

16-20 February 2017, Boston, MA

 

With the aim of fostering the Trans-Atlantic dialogue, the Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) is organizing two sessions at the American Association for the Advancement of Science's AAAS Annual Meeting 2017 in Boston:

Scientific Advice Mechanisms for Policy
Saturday, 18 February 2017, 08:00-09:30 am
The session will present the Scientific Advice Mechanism and share the experiences after the first year. In particular, it will flag the role of science academies in providing scientific advice and put the SAM into the international context.

Chair: Wolfgang Burtscher (Deputy Director-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission)
Speakers: Henrik C. Wegener (Outgoing Chair of the SAM High Level Group), Pearl Dykstra (Incoming Deputy Chair of the SAM High Level Group), Sir Peter Gluckman (Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand and Chair of the International Network of Government Science Advice INGSA)
Discussant: Eva Kaili (Member of the European Parliament and Vice-Chair of the Science & Technology Options Assessment panel STOA)

The role of values in delivering science advice for policy
Saturday, 18 February 2017, 10:00-11:30 am
The session will discuss the role of values when delivering science advice in a polarized political atmosphere. The speakers will outline the theoretical framework, but also share practical experiences. Particular emphasis will be given to the role social sciences such as behavioural sciences can play in strengthening scientific advice.

Chair: Hille Haker (Loyola University Chicago)
Speakers: Heather Douglas (University of Waterloo), Mark Ferguson (Chief Scientific Advisor to the Government of Ireland), Pearl Dykstra (Erasmus University Rotterdam and Member of the SAM High Level Group)

Join us in these two sessions organised by SAM, on Saturday 18 February 2017!
Registration is now open!
Check out our speakers short CV!

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1st HBP Student Conference

8-10 February 2017, Vienna, Austria

In the context of the 1st HBP Student Conference - Transdisciplinary Research Linking Neuroscience, Brain Medicine and Computer Science, young researchers from the fields of neuroscience, brain medicine and computer science receive the possibility to exchange ideas and perspectives and discuss various aspects of their particular fields of expertise relevant to the Human Brain Project.

The conference offers a variety of discussion sessions, lectures and social events. Through working across boundaries and linking the various fields, it serves as a platform for both intra- and interdisciplinary exchange and is a great opportunity for extensive scientific discussions among peers and faculty, and also a fertile soil for new, innovative ideas.

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