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POEM Opening Conference "Participatory Memory Practices"

13-14 December 2018, Hamburg, Germany

The conference "Participatory Memory Practices. Connectivities, Empowerment, and Recognition of Cultural Heritages in Mediatized Memory Ecologies" addresses a multidisciplinary and international group of scholars and experts from memory institutions, civil society, policymakers, social entrepreneurs, the coding community, and creative industries. 

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Designing future energy policies: Social sciences and humanities to accelerate the energy transition

22 January 2019, Brussels, Belgium

Energy policies cannot fulfil their maximum potential if the knowledge stemming from social sciences and humanities research is not factored into the decision-making process. Citizens should be at the core of all policies, including those to do with energy. This conference will underline how crucial social knowledge is to accelerating the decarbonisation of our economy and making a real dent in climate change. It will also present concrete recommendations on how to advance and better design future European energy policies in the context of the upcoming research and innovation framework: Horizon Europe. The event is organised as part of the SHAPE ENERGY H2020 EU-funded project. It aims at generating new knowledge, support evidence-based policymaking, produce interdisciplinary solutions and develop Europe's expertise in using and applying available research into the energy transition decision-making process. It will bring the perfect opportunity for a wide range of high level panellists and senior stakeholders to connect the dots, debate the key issues and think through on the political and social changes as well the necessary research and innovation investments needed to further integrate social sciences in the future of policymaking.

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2019 Infoday, Ensuring Excellent Research by Investing in Researchers Talents, Skills and Career Development

29 January 2019, Brussels, Belgium

Implementing the Human Resources Strategy to comply with art. 32 of the H2020 multi-beneficiary grant agreement

This INFO-DAY addresses 'newcomer' universities, research institutions and research funders investing in researchers’ talents, skills and career development by implementing the 40 principles of the 'European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (C&C)'.

It also addresses beneficiaries and potential applicants of H2020 contracts/projects who have to comply with article 32 stipulating the need to take measures to implement the European Charter and Code (C&C) for the benefit of all researchers and their institution.

It also brings forward policy issues related to skills and talent management in an Open Science environment closely linked to the European Framework for Research Careers.

Seven invited high-level speakers from different European research or funding institutions will evidence benefits and impact, showcase improved training opportunities, career development and talents and skills management in their respective institutions.

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3rd HBP Student Conference On Interdisciplinary Brain Research

6-7 February 2019, Ghent, Belgium

The human brain is such a complex system that it can only be understood by combining knowledge and practices from multiple scientific fields.

The 3rd HBP Student Conference provides an open forum for the exchange of new ideas among young researchers working across various aspects of science relevant to the Human Brain Project (HBP).

The conference offers a space for extensive scientific dialogue, both intra- and interdisciplinary, among peers and faculty through a variety of discussion sessions, lectures and social events. 

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European Societal Challenges: The Future of Human-Robot Interaction

6 February 2019, Brussels, Belgium

White Rose Brussels will be holding a robotics event on 6 February 2019, at 15:30-18:30, followed by a networking reception at the European Parliament.

The Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York (UK) will showcase their excellent research around the potential future of human and robot interaction. Drawing upon expertise from multiple disciplines, we will examine the exciting possibilities of rapid advances in autonomous technology.

Experts in the field will facilitate policy-relevant discussions about the need for a standardised, legal framework to ensure ethical, safe and appropriate deployment of robots and autonomous systems.

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FlySec Final Info Day and Risk - Based Security Projects Cluster Meeting

28 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

The event will provide insight on the FLYSEC project results and their alignment with the implementation of the joint IATA/ACI Smart Security programme, while contributing to the overall picture of the EU research portfolio and agenda by inviting key cluster projects in the relevant area of airport, border and risk based security paradigm shift. The events’ panel discussion will focus on extending the European and Global view on facilitating the adoption of resulting assets, security principles, recommendations and values by policy makers, regulators and high level decision makers, in the context of enhancing security, improving passenger experience and optimising operational resources, while simultaneously taking into account increasing requirements in the context of GDPR compliance, ethics and respect for human rights and dignity.

If you have any questions regarding the FlySec event, please feel free to contact us by telephone at +302106503182 or via email at edoukoudaki@iit.demokritos.gr

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IMI: Celebrating 10 Years of Medical Innovations

27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Organised jointly by the Innovative Medicines Initiative together with the European Commission and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, the event will take place at the European Commission’s Charlemagne Building in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday 27 June 2018.

The goal of this celebration is to highlight the successes of IMI projects, showcasing tangible results that are translated into concrete benefits for European citizens. Deadline for registrations: 19 June

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EERA 10th Anniversary Conference

26-27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

European Energy Research Alliance will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a high-level policy event addressing key factors for the future of the energy community in Europe and highlighting EERA´s contribution as a key pillar of the EU Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan.

How should the energy research community, governments, industry and other stakeholders coordinate to contribute to the SET-Plan Implementation Plans? How can the Implementation Plans be integrated in the transition from H2020 to the next EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation? What are the megatrends in energy transition and how can different technologies and disciplines come together to contribute shaping a sustainable energy future?

Join EERA members and representatives from EU institutions, Member States, research, industry and other stakeholders to discuss these topics.

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Industry, Partnerships - a new impetus

26 June 2018, Brussels

 

The event is organised by the European Commission's Directorate General for Research & Innovation and will be opened by the Director General, Mr Jean-Eric Paquet.

High-level speakers from industry, European institutions and Member States will discuss their expectations for these partnerships, as well as the impact of the digital, low carbon and circular economy on manufacturing and processing.

Aim of the conference:

  • Discuss the role of contractual partnerships with industry in the future
  • Develop a clear concept for these European partnerships under the "Horizon Europe" EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation (2021-2027)
  • Focus on European industry-driven priorities in manufacturing, processing, construction, ICT and automotive

Venue: EC building "Charlemagne", rue de la Loi 170, Brussels (Metro stop "Schuman").


To register, you need an ECAS account (create an account, and read the privacy statement with regard to your personal data : https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/cas/login)

** Registration closed **

 

Partner events :

  • Factories of the Future Brokerage event on Horizon 2020 2019 NMBP calls - 27 June
  • Continuing efforts to make EU industry less energy intensive & more competitive - 27-28 June

Watch live webstreaming: https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/industry-partnerships-a-new-impetus

 

Questions : RTD-CONF-INDUSTRY-IMPETUS-2018@ec.europa.eu 

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Attraction of young people toward science - strategic wish of the knowledge society

21-22 June 2018, Bucharest, Romania

The purpose of the workshop will be a good reason for the dissemination and promotion of scientific research, knowing the newest knowledge and approaches in the field of attracting young people toward science and raising the level of society awareness about the importance of scientific research and technological development.

The workshop will address the following issues and other related issues:

  • Policies to motivate / attract / promote young people for research career and the impact on the labor market and competitiveness
  • Models and training structures for scientific research
  • Good practice models - success stories in attracting students toward scientific research
  • The role of the technical museum in attracting and training young people to/ in the field of engineering

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