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Past Events

Mar 09 2017
Mar 10 2017

The second scientific seminar of the Knowledge Centre for Disaster Risk Management: Science for Policy and Operations will take place in Rome, Italy, on 9-10 March 2017 and will gather around hundred inter-disciplinary experts on disaster management, early detection, forecasting, warning and risk assessment of natural and man-made disasters, in both the fields of civil protection and humanitarian aid.

Oct 02 2016
Oct 06 2016

JRC Karlsruhe has the pleasure to organise the HOTLAB 2016 Conference, the 53rd Annual meeting on 'hot' laboratories and remote handling in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). HOTLAB 2016 will take place at the Leonardo Hotel Karlsruhe, Germany on October 2-6, 2016.

1st International Workshop on Resilience, 20-22 September 2016 1st International Workshop on Resilience, 20-22 September 2016
Sep 20 2016
Sep 21 2016
Torino & Ispra

How do we use resilience-based seismic engineering to steward our built environment and make it safer, resilient and sustainable in the future? It is the objective of this workshop to assess and develop strategies on how to improve community resilience against a major event.

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 29 2016
Apr 01 2016
Austin, Texas

The organisers of the Austin International Conference on Soil Modeling propose to establish an international soil modelling consortium that will bring together modelers and experimental soil scientists at the forefront of new technologies and approaches to characterise soils.

Mar 16 2016

This training workshop will give an overview of the risks of natural-hazard impact on hazardous chemical facilities and provide hands-on training on the JRC's RAPID-N tool for rapid Natech risk assessment and mapping to support decision making.

This event is organised in the framework of the JRC Enlargement and Integration Action

The Arctic Counel Workshop on Resilience will be held as part of the Arctic Science Summit Week
©Arctic Council
Mar 13 2016
Mar 15 2016
Fairbanks, Alaska

As part of this year's Arctic Science Summit Week (12-18 March 2016), IES scientist Julian Wilson will participate in the Arctic Council Workshop on Resilience as a nominated member of the workshop steering committee.


Mar 09 2016

At the 9th of March’s External Cooperation Info Point, IES scientist Apollonia Miola will give a presentation in which she will speak about "Climate resilient and low carbon development - the new JRC global index to support the EU’s Global Climate Change Alliance+ (GCCA+) programme within the context of the SDGs".

The JRC’s new open source index facilitates the ex-ante evaluation of the structural features of the vulnerability to climate change of the target countries of the GCCA+.

The 96th AMS meeting takes place in New Orleans from 9-14 January 2016
Jan 09 2016
Jan 14 2016
New Orleans

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting is the world’s largest yearly gathering for the weather, water, and climate community. It brings together more than 3 000 scientists, researchers, educators, students, and other professionals from across the weather, water, and climate community  to share with, learn from, and collaborate with each other.

The theme of this year's meeting is Earth System Science in Service to Society.

Logo of the first seminar of the Disaster Risk Mangement Knowledge Centre
©EU, 2015
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.