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SEMIC 2017 - Semantic Interoperability Conference
From 14/06/2017 to 14/06/2017
Valletta, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
This semantic interoperability conference will feature inspirational talks and presentations on forward-looking data and information management initiatives from European public administrations, EU institutions and agencies and the private sector. The event will bring together policy makers, IT practitioners, and researchers interested in topics related to semantic interoperability for public administration. Read more
From 08/03/2017 to 08/03/2017
Due to circumstances outside our control, this event will be postponed. The new date will be announced shortly, at which point we will reopen the registration process. Read more
Logo of the Preforma project
Logo of the Preforma project
From 07/03/2017 to 07/03/2017
Padova, Veneto, Italy
Join the live demonstrations of the software developed by the three suppliers in the PREFORMA pre-commercial procurement to validate their file formats against standard specifications and acceptance criteria established by memory institutions. All the members of the digital preservation community, in particular memory institutions outside the PREFORMA consortium, are invited to participate in the event for testing, using and further developing the software. Read more
From 06/03/2017 to 07/03/2017
The event is organized by the Network of Secure Societies National Contact Points (SEREN3) in collaboration with the European Commission. This information day and brokerage event gives details on the calls for proposals which will be published on 1 March 2017 under the societal challenge "Secure Societies - Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens". Read more
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From 02/03/2017 to 03/03/2017
Brussels, Belgium
After almost four years, the e-SENS Large Scale Pilot project is coming to an end. The objective of thisconference is to celebrate a milestone on the way towards a Digital Single Market, in particular the shift from a "piloting" to a "go live" phase for EU cross-border digital public services. The conference will be opened by Vice-President Andrus Ansip and will bring together the European and international (mainly from Asia/Pacific and America) eGovernment community represented by Public Administrations, decision makers, IT managers, IT Industry and other parties involved. Read more
From 23/02/2017 to 23/02/2017
With more than 90% of all car accidents caused by human error, connected and automated driving promises to bring huge safety benefits on our roads. Read this blog post by Roberto Viola (European Commission, Director General DG Connect) and Henrik Hololei (European Commission, Director General DG MOVE). Read more
From 23/02/2017 to 23/02/2017
Twenty-three films supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme are nominated for the Césars Awards. Read more
From 23/02/2017 to 23/02/2017
Stonehenge. The wooden Churches of Maramureş. Palmyra. Herkulaneum. The Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni ... to mention but a few of the world's unique heritage sites testifying of cultures before our day, are increasingly at risk due to environmental changes, natural disasters or armed conflicts. Read more
Film stills form films awared with Golden and Silver bears at Berlinale 2017
Film stills form films awared with Golden and Silver bears at Berlinale 2017 and logos of Creative Europe Media programme and Berlinale
From 20/02/2017 to 20/02/2017
Five films supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme were awarded with Golden and Silver Bears at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), one of the world's major film festivals. Read more
From 15/02/2017 to 30/03/2017
The aim of this preparatory action is to develop and demonstrate a European-wide learning and assessment technology system and networks to facilitate the up- and re-skilling of people at risk of exclusion, in particular migrants, whilst empowering them to take more responsibilities for their own learning. The solution should deliver employability skills for the particular target group, by matching the interests and the current knowledge of these with the most demanded labour market skills and suggest possible learning roadmaps. Read more