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.

24 May 2016 (All day) to 27 May 2016 (All day)
Noumea, New Caledonia
The Pacific Islands are a region of “Large Ocean States” in which 98% of the region is ocean, and the majority of the land area is part of Papa New Guinea. The ocean is essential to Pacific Islander’s way of life, yet there is limited knowledge of the oceans in region, and limited skill in using ocean data. Currently there is a growing awareness of the importance of the oceans, highlighted most recently at the 3rd UN SIDS conference in Samoa....
27 May 2016 (All day) to 29 May 2016 (All day)
London, United Kingdom
There is currently a call for panels for a major conference entitled "Anthropology, Weather and Climate Change" which will take place at the British Museum, 27-29 May 2016, organized in conjunction with the BM Department for Africa, Oceania and the Americas. We welcome proposals for panels on all aspects of this timely and complex issue. Anthropology is understood here as being in its widest sense, including Archaeology, Biological Anthropology...
30 May 2016 (All day) to 31 May 2016 (All day)
Lae, Papua New Guinea
Organisers Institute of Research for Development (IRD), New CaledoniaTechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), The NetherlandsLandcare Research (LCR), New ZealandUniversity of Technology Papua New Guinea (UNITECH), Papua New Guinea
13 Jun 2016 (All day) to 17 Jun 2016 (All day)
Nankang, Taiwan
PSC-23 provides an interdisciplinary platform of exchanging ideas for scientists focusing on issues particularly important to the Asia Pacific region. It is aimed at the merging of science, technology and innovation. The program was thus designed in such a way as to provide the maximal opportunities for scientists to present research findings, to assess and prioritize issues for further research, to bring together scientists from remote states,...
15 Jun 2016 (All day) to 16 Jun 2016 (All day)
Brussels, Belgium
The European Development Days (EDD) are Europe’s leading forum on development and international cooperation. Organised by the European Commission, the forum brings the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.
27 Jun 2016 (All day) to 1 Jul 2016 (All day)
Montpellier, France
The second edition of this international summer school is targeted to people interested in developing and improving skills and knowledge of participatory methods to engage in knowledge co-production and public participation. A mixed-method approach will be used, including theoretical presentations, interactive exercises and group work, plenary discussions and simulations. Participants will apply the proposed participatory methods and tools by...
28 Jun 2016 (All day)
Nadi, Fiji
The workshop aims to support knowledge exchange and identification of future research, practice and innovation needs for water governance in the Pacific.
29 Jun 2016 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Nadi, Fiji
This half-day afternoon workshop about research and innovation funding aims to introduce researchers, administrators, government officials and innovators to funding opportunities available via the European Union (EU).
30 Jun 2016 (All day) to 1 Jul 2016 (All day)
Nadi, Fiji
With this bi-regional dialogue platform, PACE-Net Plus will present a strategy to support the official recognition of the fundamental importance of STI in the sustainable development of Pacific Island Countries; PACE-Net Plus will also propose concrete joint activities to strengthen the STI cooperation between EU and the Pacific Region, thus contributing to policy dialogue between the two regions.
13 Jul 2016 (All day) to 15 Jul 2016 (All day)
Vienna, Austria
The International Science and Technology Conference (ISTEC) series, started in 2010, is an international, non-profitable activity with the mission of Science and Technology in practical applications. ISTEC serves the profession with international conferences, quality proceedings books and leading edge digital library for professional growth. It is an international Scientific activity for academics, and educators. This conference is known as a...
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...
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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