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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 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.
In preparation for the Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Blue Economy to be held in autumn 2015, stakeholders of the Union for the Mediterranean will hold an event "Towards a Roadmap for Blue Investment and Jobs in the Mediterranean'' on 27 May 2015 in Athens.
PLANDIS - (PLANning geological DISposal of radioactive waste in Europe) aims to communicate and demonstrate a guidance for geological radioactive waste disposal. PLANDIS will be held on 26 May 2015 and will be hosted by the Institute for Nuclear Research Piteşti in Romania.
This launch event aims at achieving a shared vision on knowledge-based energy policy development in regions.
The INSPIRE Conference is joining forces with the Geospatial World Forum Conference to host a joint INSPIRE-GWF Conference in Lisbon, Portugal on the 25-29 May 2015.
On 21-22 May 2015, the Council of Europe and the Regional Park of Migliarino, San Rossore and Massaciuccoli, with the sponsorship of the Ministry of Environment of Italy and of the Tuscany Region, will hold a workshop to mark the 50th anniversary of the European 'Protected Areas in Europe' Diploma.
The Italian Minister for Environment and other local authorities will participate. As part of the celebration, a tour of the park will be organised, including a visit to the JRC’s greenhouse gas flux monitoring station IT-SR2.
The 18th European Forum on Eco-Innovation will be held in Barcelona, from 20 to 21 May 2015.
The Forum will explore how to strengthen competitiveness and innovation, in particular of SMEs, through environmental labelling, management and information schemes.
As responsibles for the set up of the Environmental Technology Verification pilot programme, the JRC together with DG Environment will deliver the first official Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Statements to technology developers at the forum.
The JRC will also present ETV at the exhibition.
The 2015 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Global Event, co-organised by DG DEVCO and the JRC at the JRC Ispra site in the context of EXPO Milan 2015, aims to raise awareness on IPC, present key scientific outputs, get feedback from policy makers on innovations for chronic food insecurity and nutrition classification, and showcase the link between IPC and decision-making.
The Institute for Transuranium Elements of the European Commission, the Medical University Warsaw and Eckert & Ziegler Eurotope invite you to the 9th Symposium on Targeted Alpha Therapy. The birthplace of Marie Curie will be a great place to exchange the latest developments in radiochemistry and therapy with alpha emitters.