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MEnt (Migrant Entrepreneurs team-up with mentors) Final Conference

11 December 2018, Brussels, Belgium

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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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GEMM Final Policy Conference

26 October 2018, Paris, France

The GEMM project (Growth, Equal Opportunities, Migration and Markets) is having its final policy conference in Paris on the 26th of October, CENTRE DE CONFERENCES EDOUARD VII - PARIS OPERA, 23 square Edouard VII, 75009 Paris, Sydney room.

The project delivers an assessment of labour market inequalities of migrants and minorities in Europe. We especially focus on highly skilled migrants to Europe, who do not always find jobs in which their skills are used most effectively. By understanding the drivers of these inequalities and determining how institutional factors account for differences between countries, we provide recommendations of great practical and policy relevance. We achieve our goals through using different research methods - experiments, in-depth interviews and statistical analyses of existing data - and through considering different determinants - individual, contextual and institutional. We are thus able to compare integration processes and outcomes over different countries in Europe, and highlight the factors that help to successfully integrate migrants and minorities in the host country labour market - to the benefit of both minorities and the majority population.

The policy event will concentrate on the body of policy-relevant work produced during the course of the project. For more information and project registration, please, contact Marco Mangiantini (GEMM project administrator): mm18758@essex.ac.uk.

 

 

 

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Bioenergy conference: the impact of EU R&D funding

25 October 2018, Brussels, Belgium

On 25 October 2018 a conference dedicated to bioenergy research, development and technologies will take place in Brussels. The event will provide insights into the impacts of R&D funded through the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation; including providing access to the bioenergy R&D Impact Report and an opportunity to influence the recommendations to increase future R&D impacts. During the workshop key industry experts will share their insights on the future of bioenergy technologies and there will be opportunities for you to discuss and understand how to increase the impacts of your own research projects.

Venue: Sofitel Brussels Le Louise, Avenue de la Toison d'Or 40, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

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AMEF 2018 - Additive manufacturing technologies & capabilities

23-24 October 2018, Brussels, Belgium

 

 

On 23-24 October, AM-motion initiative in collaboration with European Commission and the AM-platform will hold a one and half-day event about additive manufacturing / 3D printing to discuss challenges and key pillars for AM industrialisation and market implementation.

This event will take place in Brussels, in the Blue Point conference center.

The main presentations will deal with the Horizon Europe Programme, Additive Manufacturing industrial challenges, the AM European roadmap, AM skills, AM standards and certification and International and regional AM initiatives.  Key Additive Manufacturing projects will be also presented.

Possibility to participate also with a poster is still open.

Attendance to this event is free of charge.

More information about the programme, poster presentations and registration can be found on the workshop's website.

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Biofuels conference: the impact of EU R&D funding

24 October 2018, Brussels, Belgium

A conference on biofuels research, development and technologies will take place in Brussels on 24 October 2018. The event will provide insights into the impacts of R&D funded through the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation and Biofuels R&D Impact Report. This will be an opportunity to influence the recommendations to increase future R&D impacts as well. During the workshop key industry experts will share their insights on the future of biofuels technologies and you can join discussion on how to increase the impacts of your own research projects.

Venue: Sofitel Brussels Le Louise, Avenue de la Toison d'Or 40, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

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Science Café with Tomáš Jungwirth

23 October 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Tomáš Jungwirth is a recognized scientist in the field of Spintronics that is behind the virtually unlimited data storage on the internet. The fields of expertise of Tomáš Jungwirth are condensed matter physics, materials science, electronic properties of nanostructures, quantum Hall effects, ferromagnetic, and antiferromagnetic spintronic devices.

Recently, Tomáš Jungwirth has contributed to discoveries of new magnetic materials potentially suitable in ultrafast memories for digital or neuromorphic computing. In 2011 he was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant in the field of spintronics - Spintronics based on relativistic phenomena in systems with zero magnetic moment.

He is a member of the ERC Scientific Council and a member of the Research and Development Council of the Government of the Czech Republic. In 2004 Tomáš Jungwirth was appointed a Professor-Chair at the University of Nottingham, UK and in 2007 a Head of the Department of Spintronics and Nanoelectronics of the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague.

Science Café is a forum for discussion of current work and interesting scientific issues. It aims to be informal and accessible. Anyone can participate; speaker is there to be questioned and to talk about his work.

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