Past events

  1. 22 Aug 2015
    30 Aug 2015

    The biannual meeting of the IUFRO Landscape Ecology Working Party will be held in Tartu, Estonia 23-30 August 2015.

    Within the main conference theme “Sustaining ecosystem services in forest landscapes”, many subthemes will be examined within the context of landscape mosaics with forests of all types – natural, plantation, and urban, including:

  2. 24 Aug 2015

    The JRC is organising a training course on modelling in support of quantitative fisheries science and advice. 

    JRC fisheries modelling experts will introduce about 20 students from all over Europe to the use of the open-source Fisheries Library in R (FLR), and the Assessment for All (a4a) modelling framework, a software tool developed under the lead of the JRC, in collaboration with other eminent international fisheries science institutions.

  3. 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!

  4. 2 Aug 2015
    6 Aug 2015

    The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), with Agropolis International and the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB), will host the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) and the 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology (ECCB) in Montpelier, France, from 2-6 August 2015.

    The joint meeting brings together the international community of conservation professionals to address conservation challenges and present new findings, initiatives, methods, tools and opportunities in conservation science and practice.

  5. 26 Jul 2015
    31 Jul 2015

    Hosted by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2015 (IGARSS 2015) will be held from 26-31 July 2015 at the Convention Centre in Milan, Italy.

    The conference, organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society and the IGARSS Organising Committee, is the world's premier symposium on the subject of remote sensing. The main theme highlights the role of remote sensing for assessing, monitoring, and managing risks related to natural disasters.

  6. 14 Jul 2015
    17 Jul 2015

    The second edition of the FOSS4G Europe: Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Open Innovation for Europe Conference will be held at the Politecnico di Milano in Como, Italy, 15-17 July 2015. A day of workshops will precede the conference on 14 July 2015, and a code sprint will close the event on 18 July 2015.

    The Conference aims to bring together FOSS4G users and developers worldwide and foster closer interactions with and amongst European communities in order to share ideas for improving geodata, software and applications openess.

  7. 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.

  8. 10 Jul 2015

    The JRC, in close collaboration with scientists and policy makers from the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP) and other key international organisations, is organising a conference on 'Sustainable food production and air pollution: reducing emissions generates many benefits', which will be held on the morning of 10 July 2015, in the Barceló Hotel, Milan

  9. 5 Jul 2015
    10 Jul 2015

    The 2015 World Congress is a joint meeting between the International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) World Congress and the U.S. chapter of IALE (US-IALE), and will be held in Portland, Oregon, 5-10 July 2015. The theme is: Crossing Scales, Crossing Borders: Global Approaches to Complex Challenges.

  10. 6 Jul 2015

    Through a workshop taking place at the EU Pavillion of EXPO Milano, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Directorate-General for Environment (DG ENV) will showcase some of the outcomes of the development of an EMAS Sectoral Reference Document on Best Environmental Management Practice for the agriculture sector.