The JRC is co-organising the XXIVth edition of the "Encuentro de Economía Pública" ("Public Economics Meeting") together with the Instituto de Estudios Fiscales and the University of Castilla-La Mancha. This event will take place on the 26-27th January 2017, at the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences of the University of Castilla-La Mancha at Toledo (Spain).
This European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Action aims to promote coordination and collaboration between researchers and risk managers to identify common strategies at European level to deal with health issues around industrial contaminated sites more systematically. The final aim is to elaborate guidance documents on how to assess the health risks and health impacts around industrial contaminated sites, methods and tools for exposure assessment and risk management and communication.
This year the International GNSS Summer School will be hosted by the Norwegian Space Centre and held at Longyearbyen, Svalbard – Spitsbergen, Norway, on 4-15 September 2017.
The The summer school is held in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA), the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and four internationally renewed universities: the Bundeswehr Universität München, ISAE Supaero, Stanford University and Technical University (TU) Graz.
The JRC's Chemical Safety and Alternative Methods Unit, which incorporates the EU Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EURL ECVAM), is organising a JRC Summer School from the 16-19 May 2017, at the JRC Ispra site, on the topic of "Alternative Approaches for Risk Assessment". The overall aim is to provide comprehensive training on state-of-the-art alternative (non-animal) approaches to predictive toxicology and to promote their use within modern chemical risk assessment practice.
The RemTech Europe - European Conference on remediation markets and technologies is scheduled for 21September 2017 in the beautiful town of Ferrara, near Bologna (in the North-East of Italy). It is promoted by RemTech Expo, the most important Italian event on remediation technologies (20-23 September, www.remtechexpo.com ) and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Unconventional hydrocarbon extraction, especially the development of shale gas resources and its related impacts have been subject to significant debates at national, European and international level. Apart from political aspects a considerable amount of research has been performed or is underway in areas such as technology, environment, geology and social issues.
The JRC is organising a workshop which will focus on financial instruments as support to innovation and tech transfer projects in the Western Balkans countries and, in general, in the Danube region. The event will take place on the 1st and 2nd March in Belgrade (Serbia).