Past events

  1. 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:

  2. 6 Oct 2015
    7 Oct 2015

    The workshop will focus on the expansion of EASIN, especially by including offline databases that exist in institutes or national repositories and are not accessible to the scientific community.

  3. 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).

  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. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 16 Jun 2015
    18 Jun 2015

    A LEDS Global Partnership Regional Workshop hosted by the AFOLU Working Group

  10. 15 Jun 2015
    17 Jun 2015

    The 8th European Congress on Regional Geoscientific Cartography and Information Systems (EUREGEO), co-organised by the JRC, will be held in Barcelona on 15-17 June 2015. It continues the dialogue started in 1994 by the European Regions of Bavaria, Catalonia and Emilia-Romagna, the Joint Research Centre (EC) and EuroGeoSurveys, and will serve as a platform for experts from regional and national geological surveys, universities, research institutes and the economy, building a bridge between scientific research and practical application.