EU Science Hub

Past Events

Apr 27 2016
Apr 29 2016
Victoria Falls

The objectives of the AfriGEOSS Symposium 2016 "Earth Observations for the Africa We Want" are to understand the role of Earth Observations in the implementation of African policies for sustainable development and to identify means and ways for mainstreaming Earth Observations in the decision-making processes in Africa. The symposium will also review the AfriGEOSS implementation approach and develop a detailed technical and financial programme and build synergies with GEO initiatives and international initiatives relevant to Africa with continental initiatives.


Mar 14 2016
Mar 16 2016

5th Meeting of the International Forum on LCA Cooperation is co-organised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Brazilian Institute for Information in Science and Technology (IBICT). The first two days will be focused on global cooperation around LCA data, with the meeting of the Global Network of Interoperable LCA databases; this Network has the objective to facilitate the access to existing LCA databases for all LCA practitioners and does so by coordinating representatives from governments, academia, database owners, as well as from businesses and industries.

The Arctic Counel Workshop on Resilience will be held as part of the Arctic Science Summit Week
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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.


Jan 25 2016
Jan 26 2016

Following the publication of the European Commission’s new Circular Economy Package on 2 December 2015, the government of the Netherlands, in cooperation with the European Commission, will host the “Unwrapping the Package – towards a Circular Economy in Europe” conference as part of the Dutch EU presidency in 2016.

Stakeholders from business, civil society and public authorities across the EU will discuss challenges and opportunities for a circular economy in Europe and the impact of the new proposals from the EU Commission.

Oct 21 2015
Oct 21 2015

Shortly after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals and just ahead of the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC in Paris (COP21), the JRC organises a joint event together with the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) to discuss the inequality dimension of climate change. The event will be opened by JRC Director-General Vladimír Šucha and Chair of the JRC Board of Governors Walter Mönig as well as Annette Grüters-Kieslich, Vice-President, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and include a keynote by Apollonia Miola, JRC Institute for Environment and Sustainability.

Visual of the event RESONANCES
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Oct 13 2015
Oct 14 2015

A two-day festival 'Resonances', where the JRC will experiment with the building blocks of science, politics and the arts.

This conference is organised as part of the JRC's EXPO 2015 activities
Oct 06 2015
Oct 08 2015
Expo Milan

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:

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.

May 28 2015
May 28 2015

Within the context of EU DevDays, the JRC organises a workshop with the 15 Future Leaders to exchange ideas in future oriented thinking, behavioural insights and design for policy.

Dec 18 2014
Dec 19 2014

The Armand Peugeot Chair is organizing its Second International Conference on electromobility.