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15th JRC Annual Training on Composite Indicators and Scoreboards 15th JRC Annual Training on Composite Indicators and Scoreboards
©Coin
Nov 06 2017
Nov 10 2017
Ispra
(IT)

The training (06-08 Nov) will offer the lessons learnt from the JRC assessments on more than 100 well-known composite indicators and scoreboards.

The training is open to all (researchers, policy analysts) with an interest in scoreboards, composite indicators and multi-criteria analysis. No registration fees.

Nov 06 2017
Nov 10 2017
Geel
(BE)

The fourth Neutron Resonance Analysis School will be hosted at the EC-JRC in Geel, Belgium from November 6th to 10th 2017.

This school is intended to provide an overview to the measurement and analysis techniques associated with neutron induced reactions alongside the nuclear theory governing these reactions.

Nov 28 2017
Nov 29 2017
Gormanston, Co. Meath
(IE)

The JRC, in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) and the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), is pleased to announce the 23rd MARS Conference that will take place in Gormanston, Ireland, on 28 and 29 November 2017, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Please reserve these dates in your agenda.

JRC Annual Lecture 2017 - Ignorance and the Community of Knowledge JRC Annual Lecture 2017 - Ignorance and the Community of Knowledge
©European Union, 2017
Sep 25 2017
Brussels
(BE)
The role of evidence in politics: Motivated reasoning and persuasion among politicians
Sep 29 2017
Oct 15 2017
Ispra
(IT)

The Joint Research Centre intends to present its nuclear decommissioning activities and the new interim storage facility for radiological waste at its Ispra site (Italy). This initiative aims at informing local communities and stakeholders about the planned and on-going activities on nuclear decommissioning, making them more transparent and accessible to the public at large while being in compliance with the relevant Italian legislation in the nuclear field and the European Commission's transparency policy.

Oct 18 2017
Brussels
(BE)

The 25th anniversary of the MARS Crop Monitoring and Yield Forecasting Bulletins conference is an occasion to highlight the broader role of agricultural monitoring systems, how monitoring underpins production forecasts, and how they contribute to market transparency from a regional to global context.

Sep 26 2017
Brussels
(BE)

JRC scientist Jean-Noël DRUON has been invited to be a guest speaker at the Event "Copernicus Marine Service:  An EU asset for sustainable oceans", hosted by the European Parliament Intergroup on "Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development" and the MEPs Pavel Poc, Françoise Grossetête and Ricardo Serrão Santos at the European Parliament in Brussels on 26 September 2017.

Nov 22 2017
Nov 24 2017
Ispra
(IT)

The scope of the course is

  • to give a general introduction to methods of identification and global sensitivity analysis,
  • their DYNARE implementation (identification toolbox and global sensitivity analysis toolbox) and
  • their application to Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) macroeconomic models.

Description

What is the stability region of a DSGE model? Which structural parameters mainly drive the unique saddle-path solution of DSGE models?

Sep 25 2017
Sep 27 2017
Ispra
(IT)

The European Commission will organize conformity and interoperability tests for eMRTDs together with a conference on 25th and 26th September 2017. It will be held in the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) premises in Ispra, Italy. The tests will focus on the the latest access control specifications (e.g. the operation of the PACE protocol with Chip Authentication).

Conference poster
Sep 26 2017
Brussels
(BE)
The conference aims to produce a set of clear recommendations for successful evidence-informed policy making.

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