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Last update: 17 April 2014
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ONE Conference Brussels 2014: Policies (R)Evolution and Every European Digital

24 April 2014, Brussels

The Future has begun. Member States and regions must lose no time in preparing the next generation of EU programmes for growth, says Commissioner Hahn after MEPs' vote on radical reform of EU Regional Policy in July 2013.

The new programming period brings new investment budgets for Member States, seeking synergies between Regional Policy and Horizon 2020 in order to maximise the innovation opportunities. The data-driven economy can provide Europe with a chance to emerge from the multifaceted crisis with new capabilities. Are Europeans ready for the Data Revolution? Are politicians able to make informed choices and manage changes?

The ONE Conference is facilitating the joint effort of EU partners to build links between information networks and ICT Observatories for reaching ambitious common objectives of Europe 2020. The event is taking place under the auspices of the Czech Ambassador to the EU.

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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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Europe 2014: Humanities Between Past and Future

16-17 May 2014, Vilnius, Lithuania

Annual International Student Academic Conference for undergraduate and graduate students Europe 2014: Humanities Between Past and Future will take place on May 16-17, 2014 in Vilnius. The conference will feature several roundtable discussions, book presentations, and student research project presentations.

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Building inclusive welfare systems - A dialogue between research and practice

5 June 2014, Brussels

Four FP7 projects, LOCALISE, COPE, FLOWS and WILCO will join forces and organize the Policy Conference "Building inclusive welfare systems - A dialogue between research and practice" which will take place on the 5th of June 2014 in Brussels. The most policy-relevant results of their research will be presented followed by a panel discussion among researchers and policy-makers.

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2nd SIMPATIC Annual Conference

2-3 April 2014, The Hague, The Netherlands

SIMPATIC is a Collaborative Research Project funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union and coordinated by Bruegel.  It policy makers with a comprehensive and operational tool box allowing for a better assessment of the impact of research and innovation policies in Europe, thus allowing European innovation policy makers to better address the EU2020 challenges.

 

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European Conference on Tobacco or Health

26-29 March 2014, Istanbul, Turkey

The European Conference on Tobacco or Health (ECToH) takes place only every 3 years, and is for policy makers, scientists, health educators, advocacy officers and health professionals involved in tobacco control.

Conference topics will include smoking prevention, smoking cessation, tobacco product regulation, harm reduction strategies and WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. ECToH 2014 provides an opportunity for tobacco control professionals, researchers, policy makers, advocates, and other interested colleagues to meet, develop their knowledge and skills and enable sharing of best practices in İstanbul.

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Horizon 2020 national launch events and thematic events

1 January - 17 March 2014, Various locations in Europe

UPDATED: Bulgarian and Croatian web sites added (10/2/2014)

This is a handy, one-page overview of all the national launch events and thematic events related to Horizon 2020. The "summary of events" page linked to below will be updated as more information becomes available.

The table includes past events as well as those that have not yet taken place.

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Advanced European bioethics course ‘Human Genomics and Medical Technology, ethical opportunities and threats’

11-14 March 2014, Nijmegen, Netherlands

The focus of this 4 day course will be on the moral problems generated by molecular genomics research, and the development and application of new knowledge in clinical genetics. The implications of the development of genomics will probably give rise to new understandings of health and disease, new clinical practices and routines, and shifting responsibilities for scientists, health care providers and patients in preventing, diagnosing or treating disease.

In this course we aim to find answers to questions such as: Which actual ethical issues are connected with genomics? How do ethics germinate within genomic research? What promises does genomics offer and in what ways can it be expected to influence both clinical practice and the health care system? How should we deal with questions that arise when genetic information is stored in biobanks? What are ethical requirements for personalized medicine? How should incidental findings be dealt with? And what about privacy and informed consent? What are the basic philosophical insights into human-technology relations at the core of these ethical issues?

This course is designed with participants from various backgrounds in mind: researchers working in the field of human genetics, biomedical sciences, life sciences, genetics and biology and physicians doing research that has a genetic component but also for professionals from other areas in healthcare such as physicians and nurses, health care administrators, bioethics committee members, professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry, professionals in the areas of ethics, philosophy and theology, and PhD students undertaking courses of study in any of these areas.

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