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.

5 May 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
The rush for resources from the deep sea is on: Enabled by technological advances and driven by geopolitical, economic and scientific motivations, state and non-state actors alike are increasingly venturing to the edges of the continental shelves and into areas beyond national jurisdiction in search of new resources such as mineral deposits, oil and gas, biological including genetic resources as well as gas hydrates. This briefing will discuss...
11 May 2015 (All day) to 12 May 2015 (All day)
Location:
Graz, Austria
The STS Conference Graz 2015 invites interested researchers (especially postgraduates and young researchers) in the areas of science, technology and society studies and sustainability studies to give presentations. The conference provides a forum to discuss on a broad variety of topics in these fields – especially abstracts are encouraged which include aspects of the below mentioned conference themes and sessions.
19 May 2015 (All day) to 22 May 2015 (All day)
Location:
Göteborg, Sweden
There is emerging evidence that Climate Change (CC) already is impacting coastal and offshore marine phytoplankton communities, and that future trends may include increases in the frequency and severity of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). But the projections of CC:HAB effects remain largely speculative. Some fundamental linkages are clearly anticipated; for example, the projected increases in surface water stratification that in principle will...
19 May 2015 (All day) to 20 May 2015 (All day)
Location:
Bangrak, Thailand
An integrated approach to map out strategy for natural disasters prevention, taking a closer look at flood and earthquakes hazards as well as strategies for natural disaster preparedness and capacities assessment across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and the region. 2011 was the costliest year on record for disasters with estimated global losses of US$380 billion and beyond 2015, disaster losses set to outpace economic growth with expected...
11 Jun 2015 (All day) to 13 Jun 2015 (All day)
Location:
Ben Guerir, Morocco
The conference is organized around the major theme of Agriculture for Sustainable Growth: Challenges and Opportunities for a new ‘Green Revolution’ and will feature some of the work supported by GDN and its Regional Network Partners, as well as research studies from all over the world. The main theme of the Conference includes interrelated issues, each of them calling for a variety of disciplinary approaches. The competitive call for proposals...
11 Jun 2015 (All day) to 12 Jun 2015 (All day)
Location:
Nouméa, New Caledonia
PACE-Net Plus and the GOPS will jointly organize, in association with PACE-SD, a scientific workshop on:“Strengthening the Observation systems of Climate change and its impacts in the Pacific, for a sustainable management of resources and adaptation” This workshop on climate change and its impacts due to natural variability and anthropogenic causes will focus on three scientific and technological area of research:
17 Jun 2015 (All day) to 18 Jun 2015 (All day)
Location:
Beijing, China
This year’s event is dedicated to the underpinning role of innovation in boosting global growth and global efforts on innovation in achieving this end. Discussions will address critical issues such as the potential of global growth held by innovation in order to acquire insight for future coordinated actions. Invited speakers from worldwide organizations will share their experiences, best practices and obstacles in innovation cooperation.
23 Jun 2015 (All day) to 24 Jun 2015 (All day)
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
This event will gather high-level representatives from Europe and the Pacific region to agree on an action plan dedicated to implement a sustainable institutionalized High Level Dialogue Platform in ST&I between the two regions.
24 Jun 2015 (All day) to 27 Jun 2015 (All day)
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
The Pacific was long viewed as a remote, isolated region condemned to dependency on larger countries because of a paucity of natural resources and a small, dispersed population. Pacific Islanders themselves, however, view spatial separation also as promoting proximity and connections. The Oceanic perspective of connectedness characterizes social relations across the region, and remains important also to those islanders who now belong to...
24 Jun 2015 (All day) to 27 Jun 2015 (All day)
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
European engagements in the Pacific are taking place mainly through connections in trade relations, sustainable development programmes, tourism, humanitarian aid, legal-political relations, new migration patterns, and concerns about the impacts of global climate change. In some respects, however, European connections to the Oceanic region relate uncomfortably to the aspirations and ambitions of Pacific peoples themselves, who wish to engage with...
26 Jun 2015 (All day) to 27 Jun 2015 (All day)
Location:
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
The theme for the upcoming Excellence Network of Island Universities (known as RETI) event in Orkneys is: "Studying and working with/on/about/for islands: multi-disciplinary perspectives on island studies with particular reference to the impact of cultural heritage on economic development in island destinations”. The following cultural heritage related topics will be focussed on: Culture and its relationship with place, landscape, and...
7 Jul 2015 (All day) to 10 Jul 2015 (All day)
Location:
Paris, France
This four-day conference will be the largest forum for the scientific community to come together ahead of the 21st UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP21), which will be hosted by France in December 2015 (“Paris Climat 2015”). Building on the results of IPCC 5th Assessment Report (AR5), the Conference will address key issues concerning climate change in the broader context of global change. It will offer an opportunity to discuss solutions for...
13 Jul 2015 (All day) to 17 Jul 2015 (All day)
Location:
Lisbon, Portugal
The course aims to improve understanding of the challenges related to stakeholder involvement in research and governance processes; deliver a generic frame for planning and facilitate sound participatory processes; teach innovative participatory methods and tools useful for addressing complex issues in diverse, multi-level stakeholder settings; develop reflexive capacities for continuous process improvement. Participants will:
2 Aug 2015 (All day) to 6 Aug 2015 (All day)
Location:
Montpellier, France
The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) has teamed up for the first time with Agropolis international and the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB) to host the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) and the 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology (ECCB). The joint meeting brings together the international community of conservation professionals to address conservation challenges and present new...
19 Aug 2015 (All day) to 21 Aug 2015 (All day)
Location:
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
The 2015 Waigani Seminar provides an excellent platform for national and international debates and exchange of intellectual discourse on issues and challenges in developing Papua New Guinea. The 2015 Waigani Seminar intends to celebrate the past by learning from the lessons of the last half-century with a view to understand the present dynamics and challenges brought about by the socio, political and economic developments in order to chart the...
24 Aug 2015 (All day) to 25 Aug 2015 (All day)
Location:
The Hague, Netherlands
The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) will host the Fourth International Conference on Responsible Innovation. The conference will bring together researchers from various academic disciplines, as well as representatives from both public and private sector to discuss the merits, practices and necessity of responsible innovation for technological development. This year’s conference theme will be "Responsible Innovation: a...
1 Oct 2015 (All day) to 4 Oct 2015 (All day)
Location:
Zuoying District, Taiwan
Over the past several years, the Asia-Pacific has experienced disasters on various scales and severity, often compounded by technological system failures, such as the 311 earthquake and the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, the Sowel ferry disaster in Korea, and the propene explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. In addition, recent scandals regarding food safety in Taiwan and China have created a sense of urgency. These disasters and threats have...
1 Oct 2015 (All day) to 4 Oct 2015 (All day)
Location:
Zuoying District, Taiwan
Over the past several years, the Asia-Pacific has experienced disasters on various scales and severity, often compounded by technological system failures, such as the 311 earthquake and the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, the Sowel ferry disaster in Korea, and the propene explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. In addition, recent scandals regarding food safety in Taiwan and China have created a sense of urgency. These disasters and threats have...
5 Oct 2015 (All day) to 9 Oct 2015 (All day)
Location:
Santiago, Chile
Since its advent, the ICSHMO has provided a unique contribution to ocean and atmosphere sciences that are specific to the Southern Hemisphere. The objective of the 2015 conference is to provide an interdisciplinary forum for presentations of our current knowledge, as well as encouraging new research and applications within the variety of disciplines related to weather and climate of the ocean and atmosphere. The overarching theme of this...
27 May 2016 (All day) to 29 May 2016 (All day)
Location:
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...
11 Sep 2016 (All day) to 15 Sep 2016 (All day)
Location:
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...
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