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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
The Joint Research Centre will be hosting an Information Event on 11 December 2008 with the theme:
Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) is a multidisciplinary science encompassing methodologies, models, algorithms and advanced tools for intelligence analysis, homeland security, terrorism research as well as security-related public policies. EuroISI 2008 is the first European edition of the series of ISI symposiums being held annually in the US since 2003 and more recently in Asia.
The 2008 MARS conference - the fourteenth of the series organised by the JRC Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC) - has been opened today by Milan Poga nik, Slovenian Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Food.
Following seizures of radioactive materials in countries of the Caucasus region in recent years and in order to better prepare responses to such incidents, the European Commission, the US Department of State and Moscow's International Science and Technology Centre have joined forces – along with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia – to organise a dedicated workshop on International cooperation in nuclear forensics and law enforcement.
The PoznaD Climate Change Conference provides the opportunity to draw together the advances made in 2008 and move from discussion to negotiation mode in 2009. Such an outcome at PoznaD would build momentum towards an agreed outcome at Copenhagen.
The biennial ICT event, organised by the European Commission's Directorate General for the Information Society and Media, is the most important forum for discussing research and public policy in information and communication technologies at European level. The event brings together researchers and innovators, policy and business decision-makers working in the field of digital technologies. The ICT event:
The aim of the workshop, organised jointly by the JRC Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at the IAEA Marine Environmental Laboratory, is to present and discuss the latest analytical developments for measuring discharges, emissions and trace radionuclide concentrations in the entire ecosystem, as well as the detection of radionuclides in foodstuffs.
The JRC and the Bulgarian Ministry for Education and Research have jointly organised a Round Table conference in Sofia on 18/11/2008. The Round Table is part of a cycle of similar events being organised in the new EU Member States. Discussions focussed on three themes of priority for Bulgarian research:
The third edition of the European Development Days will take place in Strasbourg (France) on November 15-17, 2008. Two of the three days of the event are dedicated to development professionals whilst one is opened to schools and the public.
The three-day European Ministerial e-Inclusion Conference, held this year in the Reed Messe Congress Centre in Vienna, closes today, 2 December. The conference is Europe's biggest event for e-Inclusion, which means using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to combat social exclusion. It is jointly organised by the European Commission and the Austrian Government, in cooperation with the current French Presidency of the European Union.