Events

  1. 3 Jun 2015
    4 Jun 2015

    This, the ninth edition of European Development Days, will be held in Brussels from 3-4 June 2015. 2015 is the European Year for Development (EYD2015) and European Development Days (EDD15) will be its flagship event. The focus for EDD15, organised by DG DEVCO, echoes the motto of the European Year for Development - ‘Our world, our dignity, our future’. This year’s programme will be structured around 4 themes and 12 topics.

  2. 3 Jun 2015

    The JRC IPTS Agrilife Unit (Agritrade Project) organises a one-day workshop in Seville gathering policy and data experts in order to discuss an accurate representation of EU domestic support for modelling purpose.

     

    The GTAP database is the main data source used for global applied trade analysis, especially with computable general equilibrium (CGE) models.

     

  3. 13 Jul 2015
    14 Jul 2015

    The Monitoring Agricultural Resources (MARS) Unit of the Institute for Environment and Sustainability is organising a workshop on agroecology and ecological intensification for a sustainable food future, which will be held at the EXPO site in Milan and at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra.

    The workshop aims to discuss the role of agroecology and ecological intensification in EU agriculture.

     

  4. 7 Aug 2015
    9 Aug 2015

    The JRC, in collaboration with Regione Lombardia, Piemonte, the FAO and ENSA, will hold a three-day exhibition in the Cascina Triulza of the Expo site from 7 to 9 August 2015, to present the importance of soil to the life and well-being of people and their environment.

    The exhibition will show many of the valuable services that soil provides, including the production of food, feed and fibre. No soil, no food!

  5. 15 Sep 2015

    This event is co-organised by the JRC,  the European Parliament Committe on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), and Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA).

  6. 18 Sep 2015
    19 Sep 2015

    The JRC is co-organising a two-day workshop on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Security Nexus, to be held in the CNR Research Area MI1 (18 September 2015) and the EU Pavillion on the EXPO site (19 September 2015).

  7. 6 Oct 2015
    8 Oct 2015

    The JRC and the Italian LCA Network are organising a three-day scientific conference on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and food, to discuss the role of LCA and present the latest research on the EXPO 2015 topics.

    It will be held on 6-7 October 2015 at Stresa on the Lake Maggiore, in Italy; on 8 October 2015, a special session will be held in the EU Pavilion at the EXPO 2015 site in Milan.

    The conference topics to be addressed include:

  8. 9 Oct 2015

    At this one-day Conference in the EU Pavillion of the EXPO site, the JRC will give an overview of its activities in agricultural and agro-environmental monitoring, yield forecasting and early warning, deforestation and land use/land cover monitoring. While presentations will have a solid scientific content, they will be presented in such a way as to be understood by non-specialist EXPO visitors.

  9. 21 Oct 2015
    22 Oct 2015

    This two-day conference brings together soil scientists and specialists in in the areas of communication and education in order to understand how best to raise awareness among an increasingly urbanised public and policy makers of the life-critical ecosystems services that are provided by soil.

  10. 23 Nov 2015
    24 Nov 2015

    End of November/early December 2015, Athens, Greece (exact date to be confirmed)

    The conference covers all technical topics linked to the administration and control of the CAP direct aids such as controls with Remote Sensing (CwRS), Land Parcel Identification Systems (LPIS) management and quality assessment, permanent Ecological Focus Area (EFA) creation and management and more.