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Past Events

Jun 29 2016
Jul 01 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.

Mar 15 2016
Mar 16 2016

The JRC is hosting this year's edition of the users' workshop of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS).

The workshop will focus on the mapping component and aims at reviewing the current status of the service and addressing its future evolution.


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Mar 15 2016
Mar 17 2016
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Big Data from Space refers to the massive spatio-temporal Earth and Space observation data collected by space-borne and ground-based sensors. This emerging domain is currently facing sharp increase - fortunately paralleled by tremendous amount of new developments and breakthroughs software developments, such as multi-temporal data analysis, data management and information extraction technologies.

Logo of the first seminar of the Disaster Risk Mangement Knowledge Centre
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Nov 24 2015
Nov 25 2015

The Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC) is organising its first seminar, which will address important aspects of Disaster Risk Management including risk assessments, early warning, and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. Up to 100 experts from private and public organisations from the EU and international organisations are expected to participate in plenary and break-out sessions, with ample time for debate in round table discussions.

EURDEP Monitoring Platform EURDEP Monitoring Platform
©EU 2015
Nov 23 2015

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is organising the celebration of 20 years of EURDEP (European Radiological Data Exchange Platform) on the 23rd of November in Brussels.

Oct 21 2015
Oct 22 2015

The sixth meeting of the EU expert working group on disaster damage and loss data will focus on:

• Reviewing progress on implementation of the EU guidance on disaster loss data sharing

• Reviewing the guidance on recording disaster loss data in light of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Building a resilient Europe in a globalised world Building a resilient Europe in a globalised world
©EU, 2015
Sep 30 2015
Oct 31 2015

The JRC, together with European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), organises its annual conference bringing together experts, representatives from European institutions and Member States authorities, stakeholders from industry as well as academia addressing a broad audience.

Jul 02 2015
Jul 03 2015

The JRC and the DRIVER Consortium Partners are organising the 6th JRC European Crisis Management Laboratory (ECML) Technology Workshop related to the analysis and testing of Tsunami Decision Support Systems.

group photo Participants of the workshop "Urbanisation in Europe and in the World". Ispra, 27-29 May 2015
©European Union, 2015
May 27 2015
May 29 2015

The workshop addresses European urbanization typologies and global urbanization trends and challenges from the point of view of reference data available, policy requirements, spatial planning recommendations and case studies.

The event aims to bring together planners from international and national practice, from academia and policy, to discuss how new mapping tools can inform the design of spatial planning, and promote best practice, bridging the urban/rural spectrum.

May 04 2015
May 06 2015
Boulder, Colorado

The aim of this year’s meeting is to review the first year of the Global Flood Partnership and to further structure the many ongoing work and initiatives in a coordinated manner to develop prototype products and services useful for national hydro-meteorological services and international emergency response agencies.