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Conservation and management of forests for sustainable development - Registration now open!

23-24 November 2011, Leuven, Belgium

In the International Year of Forests, the key objective of this science to policy conference is to identify how science can contribute to improved ecosystem services of forests for the benefit of the people. Through its programme and final memorandum, the conference aims to contribute to the on-going European policy processes, in particular the review of the EU Forestry Strategy, the Green Paper on Forest Protection and Information of the EU, and the EU FLEGT and REDD facilities.
Keynote speakers include representatives of the EU-funded forestry research projects FunDivEUROPE and MOTIVE.

Registration is open as of 15 July on a "first come, first served" basis.
Deadline for poster abstract submission: 15 September

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FP7 Information Days for the Public Private Partnerships on 'Energy-efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Cars'

11-12 July 2011, Brussels, Charlemagne building

In order to support the preparation of proposals, the Directorates General for Research & Innovation, Information Society and Media, Energy, and for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission are holding Joint Information Days on Research PPPs on 11+12 July 2011 in the Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, in Brussels.


InfoDay on FP7 Environment Research

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.


Conference on the Common Strategic Framework for EU research and innovation funding

10 June 2011, Brussels

The conference is aimed at anyone interested in the development of the next Strategic Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union. Stakeholders from research institutions, industry, universities, non-governmental organisations, scientists and politicians are especially invited to take part in making EU funding more attractive and easier to access for participants.

The conference will feature high-level speakers from the European Commission, science organisations, universities, entrepreneurs and governments from across Europe and beyond.

Sorry! Registration is no longer possible as the conference is fully booked.

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Green Week "Resource Efficiency"

24-27 May 2011, Brussels

The 11th edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 24 to 27 May 2011. This year's theme is "Resource Efficiency - Using less, living better". The Research & Innovation DG will be present with sessions and a stand to showcase how research and innovation help tackle the challenge of resource depletion and scarcity.

Browse the Green Week Website for more information on the conference programme and the exhibition.

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