Past Events

Conference room picture The workshop will gather policy makers and leading economists from the US and Europe to discuss the use of microsimulation models for fiscal policy analysis.
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Sep 23 2016
Sep 23 2016

The JRC is organising a workshop on the use of microsimulation modelling for fiscal policy analysis in Seville. The aim of the workshop is to gather policy makers and leading economists from the US and Europe who will provide examples of how microsimulation models are used for fiscal policy analysis in their institutions. Speakers will explain whether the models are open-source and made available to the research community.

Sep 14 2016
Sep 15 2016
During the event a Research Framework Arrangement (RFA) will be signed, followed by a series of thematic sessions on smart specialisation, agriculture and food security and disaster risk management.
Sep 01 2016
Sep 02 2016

The 2016 annual meeting of the JRC's community of practice on Big Data will focus on Big Data for Science and Policy.

The two-day event will explore the opportunities that Big Data provides for science and policy making and identify have it can be used to improve science-based policy support.

Sep 18 2016
Sep 22 2016
Plutonium Futures - The Science series of conferences provides an international forum for discussion of current research on physical and chemical properties of plutonium and other actinide elements in complex systems. The scientific sessions will be held at the Kongresshaus Baden-Baden, from September 18th to 22nd, 2016.
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Sep 15 2016

On the 15th of September, Dr. Rob Hagendijk will visit JRC Ispra to present a seminar entitled “Rare diseases as a real time policy laboratory: Citizen engagement and public health”, as part of the “contro-corrente” series of seminars.

Date: 15th September 14.30-16.00 Ispra, ROOM 101/1302

Aug 29 2016
Sep 03 2016

Although science and art may not seem the most obvious of companions, over the past number of decades there has been an increase in the number of collaborations internationally.

Jul 23 2016
Jul 27 2016

The EuroScience Open Forum 2016 (ESOF) will bring together over 4,500 leading thinkers, innovators, policy makers, journalists and educators from more than 90 countries, to discuss current and future breakthroughs in contemporary science.

JRC at ESOF 2016

The JRC will take part part in 7 scientific sessions, which illustrate its role as an active player in the global arena and its multidisciplinary competence. More information on each of the individuals sessions can be found on the links below.

Jul 05 2016
Jul 06 2016

Thousands of vessels cross EU waters and hundreds enter into EU ports every day, generating an overwhelming amount of tracking data and reports that make it possible to disguise illegal operations. Detecting steadily changing deceptive behaviours at sea is becoming like trying to find a needle in a haystack and calls for advanced automatic and adaptive tools to discover useful information from the data.

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.

Jun 28 2016

The JRC is organising, in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs and EUROPOL, a workshop about Virtual Currencies in the context of fight against fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payments. This workshop aims at providing a scientific support to the forthcoming revision of the 2001 Council Decision on combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment.