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.

9 Mar 2015 (All day) to 10 Mar 2015 (All day)
Location:
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Three hundred of the world’s best scientific minds will be hosted at GFIA on a dedicated programme designed to establish a scientific crucible for discussion, to facilitate the sharing of transformative ideas and the development of initiatives aimed feeding a rapidly increasing global population against a backdrop of dwindling resources and climate change.
17 Mar 2015 (All day) to 19 Mar 2015 (All day)
Location:
Paris, France
The second ASEAN-EU STI Days will be hosted by the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). The conference will include the following sessions:
18 Mar 2015 (All day)
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
The conference will gather together scientists, policy-makers and non-governmental stakeholders from European institutions and Member States to discuss new concepts and indicators for evidence- based policy making for innovation and resource-efficiency.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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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