• European BioPerspectives – En Route to the Knowledge-Based Bioeconomy 30/05 – 01/06/2007 – Cologne (DE) Within the context of the German presidency of the EU, this event will put forward the main changes that biotechnology will impose on all major industrial activities over the next 25 years. It will conclude with a development charter in the form of a ‘Cologne Appeal’.
  • “Jacques Monod Conference” – Environmental genomics 9-13/06/2007 – Roscoff (FR) Organised by the CNRS (France), this 3rd conference in the Jacques Monod series of conferences relating to the science of living organisms and a sustainable environment will include papers from 29 top-level speakers. They will cover genomic approaches applied to highly varied models, including bacteria, fish, micro-algae and plants. The final session covering 'The evolutionary genetics of host/parasite relations’ will run from 22 to 26 September
  • EuroNanoForum 2007 – Nanotechnology in Industrial Application 19 to 21 June 2007 – Düsseldorf (DE) The major annual EuroNanoForum conference of 2007.
  • 8th EMBO/EMBL Conference on Science and Society – ‘The Future of our Species – evolution, disease and sustainable development’ 2 to 3 November 2007 – Heidelberg (DE) The multi-disciplinary context of this conference deals with the evolutionary destiny of mankind and its relationship with the biosphere, upon which it exerts an increasing influence – as evidenced by global warming.
  • TSCF 2007 Hawaii Conference on Ethnic Diversity 15 to 19 November 2007 – Oahu, Hawaii (USA) This conference on the increasingly multi-ethnic dimension of society is organised by The Social Capital Foundation (TSCF), an independent international non-profit-making organisation based in Brussels.