14-15 September 2011, Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels
The one-day conference will present key findings of the FP7 CLAMER project. Leading experts on climate change science (including a representative of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) will give presentations in the morning of 15 September, while three parallel discussion groups (on European marine policies; on science and public awareness; and on research agenda for the future) will be held in the afternoon.
The findings include:
The conference will be anticipated on the evening of 14 September with the premiere of the CLAMER documentary "Living with a warming ocean", filmed in seven European countries and focusing on the attitudes towards science communication regarding climate change and its impacts on marine waters.
Participation is free of charge, but registration for the pre-event and/or the conference and discussion groups is required.
28-30 June 2011, Brest, France
This International Symposium on marine research infrastructure is organised by Europôle Mer (Scientific group of 15 research institutes, universities and engineering schools in marine sciences and techniques).The European Commission will be strongly represented as well as the European regions, the French Ministry of Research. In order to benefit from international viewpoint, this symposium hosts representatives from National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOOA, USA), Neptune (Canada) and JAMSTEC (Japan).
The general aims of the symposium are:
- to identify the major challenges for marine science of this century,
- to foster interactions between managers and users of the RIs, including sponsors, scientists, industry and stakeholders.
17 June 2011, Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels
The European Commission (Research & Innovation DG - Directorate Environment) is organising an InfoDay on FP7 Environment Research. The event aims to highlight the novelties of the 2012 Work Programme due to be published in July. It will provide guidance on proposal preparation and submission.
Sorry! Registration is no longer possible as the conference is fully booked.
16 June 2011, Charlemagne Conference Centre, Brussels
The Infoday on "The Ocean of Tomorrow 2012" coordinated topics will take place on 16 June in Brussels. The Information Day is for everyone interested in the research opportunities offered by "The Ocean of Tomorrow 2012" coordinated topics. That means researchers and research institutions, universities, industry, small and medium size enterprises, civil society organisations and National Contact Points. The event is organised "back-to-back" with the Theme 6 "Environment (including climate change)" Infoday (17th June) to facilitate the participation of all interested parties. For more information have a look at the "save the date" invitation. Registration is possible through the dedicated Infoday website.