Past events

  1. 29 Jun 2016
    1 Jul 2016

    The 6th Annual Conference of the Global Flood Partnership will take place in Ispra on 29, 30 June and 1 July. Fifty flood experts from organisations like the JRC, NASA, ECMWF, the World Food Program, the Red Cross and Red Crescent as well as from countries like Brasil, Mozambique, India, Sri Lanka, will convene to discuss the latest developments on flood forecasting, recording, and flood risk mitigation. The meeting is co-organised with the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre and Dartmouth Flood Observatory.

  2. 28 Jun 2016

    The JRC is organising, in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs and EUROPOL, a workshop about Virtual Currencies in the context of fight against fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payments. This workshop aims at providing a scientific support to the forthcoming revision of the 2001 Council Decision on combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment.

  3. 21 Jun 2016
    24 Jun 2016

    EU PVSEC is now one of the premiere PV conferences globally, attracting over 1000 papers and about 3000 participants each year. This year's event will be held in München, Germany from the 21st untill the 24th of June.

  4. 21 Jun 2016
    23 Jun 2016

    The European Reference Network for Critical Infrastructure Protection (ERNCIP), in close collaboration with the Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs, is organising a "pilot course for Mid-Career Security Managers in Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience".

  5. 22 Jun 2016

    The Joint Research Centre, in Geel is organising a workshop to present the main outcome of a European project to develop improved methods of measuring Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) that are present in non-nuclear industries. This can help regulators to come up with realistic regulations and industries to invest in the most suitable type of measurement equipment.

  6. 22 Jun 2016

    The ROMANIA National Event is co-organised by JRC's S3 Platform - S2E project and the Romanian Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research

  7. 21 Jun 2016

    This presentation argues that in order to understand Big Data and its societal consequences, a combination of ethical and epistemological analysis is needed as certain ethical implications – e.g., related to issues of anonymity and privacy – can only be properly assessed if the underlying epistemic practices – e.g., new ways of re-identification and de-anonymization – are recognized and taken into account.

  8. 20 Jun 2016

    On the timely occasion of World Refugee Day, this event will bring together policy makers, analysts and researchers from the European Commission, other EU institutions, European and international organisations, think tanks and academia to launch the European Commission's Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography.

  9. 14 Jun 2016
    16 Jun 2016

    The Google Earth Engine (GEE) User Summit 2016 will bring together researchers and educators in GIS and remote sensing technologies who have been using Google Earth Engine, or are interested in learning how to use Google Earth Engine for planetary-scale cloud-based geospatial analysis.

  10. 16 Jun 2016

    Energy is indeed the most popular priority selected in smart specialisation strategies across Europe, with over 2/3 of all EU regions choosing at least one energy-related priority. From the perspective of Cohesion Policy, effective uptake of funds related to innovation in energy will be a crucial element of this pillar, as well as the actual implementation of the smart specialisation strategies.