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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 2015 Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty will take place 23 – 27 March 2015 at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C., with the theme ‘Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity’. The use of satellite imagery and geographic information systems has garnered special attention.
The workshop aims to identify and discuss the key technological issues and examples of solutions that are relevant for operating an LPIS and EFA (Ecological Focus Area) layer in the dynamic Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) environment.
This conference, organised by theaimed to provide reliable evidence based on patent data analysis to support European innovation policies for a Digital Single Market. Industry representatives, digital innovation analysts and policy makers discussed the latest thinking on the following issues in the relationship between digital technologies and patents:
The JRC is participating as organiser, co-organiser or speaker in several events within the third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
JRC scientists present the results of a Counterfactual Impact Evaluation of an ESF-funded intervention in Latvia.
These results were discussed in front of the Managing Authority in charge of the evaluation of the intervention and in front of representatives of other Ministries in Latvia. CRIE provided insights for future similar programs to be introduced in Latvia.
EWEA OFFSHORE, the world’s largest offshore wind energy conference and exhibition, is a biennial event that unites the whole of the wind energy value chain under one roof. This year the event will take place in Denmark, home to the world’s first ever commercial offshore wind farm and the second largest offshore wind market.
The aim of this workshop is to present the technical/scientific results of what has been achieved in 20 years' time and the experience in operating it, and to exchange information on new or existing monitoring techniques.
The conference in hosted by the Regional Government of Andalusia and will bring together experts, policy makers and EU, national and regional representatives.
The ninth GeoTHERM will be taking place in its meanwhile successfully established form at 5th + 6th March 2015. Within eight years the combination of trade fair and congress has become Europe's leading event for geothermal energy. This is where the dynamics and quality standards of shallow and deep geothermal energy can enjoy a perfect setting. Our IET colleagues, Andreas Uihlein and Bergur Sigfusson, will be giving a presentation and promoting JRC's latest report "JRC Geothermal Energy Status Report 2014".