Upcoming events

Listed here are a number of events that are of interest to Europe-Pacific research collaboration. We have a separate page for PACE-Net Plus project events.

17 Aug 2016 (All day) to 2 Sep 2016 (All day)
Alpbach, Austria
History does not progress to better things on its own. It needs curious and enthusiastic people to counter the doubt, the scepticism and the loss of the familiar with intrepid ideas and illuminating thoughts. The European Forum Alpbach 2016 allows these explorers from the fields of science, business, politics, arts and civil society to find inspiration through dialogue. Armed with sound knowledge, convincing arguments and a great deal of...
7 Sep 2016 (All day) to 9 Sep 2016 (All day)
Brighton, United Kingdom
As part of Science Policy Research Unit’s 50th anniversary in 2016, they will be hosting a major conference from at the University of Sussex. The conference will also be complemented by a full programme of activities to celebrate 50 years of SPRU. Over three days, based on the overarching theme of ‘Transforming Innovation’ we will bring together leading thinkers from business, academia and civil society to explore the future of innovation...
11 Sep 2016 (All day) to 15 Sep 2016 (All day)
Melbourne, Australia
The theme of the conference is Research Management in a Connected World. It is aimed at those involved in research management and administration in all its guises from senior management through to those new to the profession. Attendees from universities, research institutes, government agencies and the private and not for profit sectors will share best practice and learnings. The conference will facilitate connections on a personal, collegial...
19 Sep 2016 (All day) to 21 Sep 2016 (All day)
Apia, Samoa
The Pacific Islands Universities Research Network (PIURN) was founded and launched in July 2013 after eleven universities in the Pacific region agreed to set up a regional network to facilitate and encourage academic research in the region. The eleven founding universities (three from Fiji, five from Papua New Guinea (PNG), two from the French territories – University of New Caledonia UNC) and University of French Polynesia (UPF), and the...
24 Nov 2016 (All day) to 26 Nov 2016 (All day)
Papeete, French Polynesia
An article in the June 2005 edition of Le Monde Diplomatique (“An unknown unstable area: the Pacific Islands”) concluded: Will the Pacific islands find peace and prosperity without their way of life being disrupted by the intrusion of major powers? This is the main issue of this “other Pacific” that has too little to hold the attention of the media, but that counts too much to be allowed to live its own life. Ten years later, this analysis not...
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