Internationally, there is a growing recognition, in many jurisdictions, for better management of the relationship between the scientific and policy-making communities, and between the scientific community and the broader public. Increasingly, this need is being met through the position of Chief Science Advisor, Departmental Science Advisors, Science Advisory Committees or other structures of science advice to policy makers.
The practice of...
The International Council for Science (ICSU) is pleased to extend an invitation to its National and Union Members, Scientific Associates, Interdisciplinary Bodies, Joint Initiatives and Policy Committees, as well as partner organizations, to attend the 31st ICSU General Assembly. This event is being hosted by the ICSU National Scientific Member in New Zealand, the Royal Society of New Zealand.
The formal opening of the 31st General Assembly will...
Social Simulation Conference 2014 (The 10th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association) invites researchers and practitioners from anthropology, archeology, computer sciences, economics, environmental sciences, geography, history, political sciences, psychology, sociology, among others, to participate in this conference, with the aim of providing further understanding on social complex problems by means of using computational...
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, to be preceded by activities related to the conference from 28 to 30 August 2014, also in Apia, Samoa. It will focus the world’s attention on a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities.
The Conference will seek to achieve the...
Up until Tonga made the first strides in 2009 and 2010, national and regional institutional structures in the Pacific reflect the fact that Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and response to Climate Change (CC) have largely been addressed separately (separately from each other and from other development sectors). CC and DRM practitioners have formed separate communities of practice.
In recent years, the above mentioned structures and partnerships...
With the PACE-Net Plus project, the European Union, which maintains a long standing relationship with the Pacific, aims to reinforce scientific, technological and innovation cooperation with the region and to promote the development of mutually beneficial partnerships, notably through Horizon 2020, the EU framework programme for multi-lateral research and innovation (and the largest research funding programme in the world).
The Conference aim is to “Advance Science for Human and Environmental Health” and we have an exciting programme highlighting new and innovative science and current regulatory topics. There will be a mix of plenary and keynote lectures, symposia, workshops and a full continuing education programme. In addition, there will be interactive poster sessions and a dynamic trade exhibition. EUROTOX 2014 will be the meeting place for toxicologists from...
Participants will identify priority areas for future joint research cooperation between Europe and the South Pacific to address the global challenges, and identify funding options and potential participating institutions. These areas will be discussed in three Think-Tanks, which are interactive sessions for exchanging ideas, thinking about future needs/priorities and providing recommendations.
Fit for Health 2.0 supports researchers and specially SMEs for a successful participation in Horizon 2020 Health-related projects. They are delivering a webinar focussed on the description and implementation of clinical trials in Horizon 2020 proposals.
Institut Pasteur Paris will host the Scientific Symposium of the Institut Pasteur International Network — a three-day scientific conference — followed by the different meetings of the Directors from the Network.
On September 10th, selected young researchers (PhD, Postdocs) and experienced researchers will showcase their most relevant research through oral presentations and commented posters.
ICESTI 2014 will provide a forum for accessing the most up-to-date and authoritative knowledge from both industrial and academic worlds, sharing best practice in the field of Engineering, Science, and Technology towards sustainable development.
The conference will provide an opportunity to highlight recent developments and to identify emerging and future areas of growth in these exciting fields. The ICESTI organizing committee are inviting...
The Laboratory of Excellence (LabEx) Integrative Biology of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IBEID) announces its first Symposium to be held in amphithéâtre Emile Duclaux.
The workshop entitled “Can one anticipate the next emerging infectious diseases in Europe?” will provide a unique and cutting edge forum addressing various aspects of disease emergence, including Climate Change, Zoonotic Disease and Pathogen Evolution, Population Migration and...
In alignment with the World Bank $55M Inclusive Innovation Project, prospecting and promoting innovative Agriculture and Energy solutions for the Base-of-Pyramid population across Asia Pacific and World-wide.
Crop & Yield Innovations
Fertilizer & BioChar
Bio Pesticides & Herbicides
Planting & Harvesting
Biomass & Bio Energy
Ag & Food Processing...
The goal of the conference is to help advance implementation science, practice, and policy to improve the implementation of policies and programs to more effectively deliver better health, education and wellbeing outcomes for individuals and families in Australia and our surrounding regions.
Themes of the conference will include:
The ARMS 2014 conference themes of Impact and Influence will be explored within six conference streams: Influence, Impact, Change, Translation, Data and Health.
There will be topics of interest to the ARMS Special Interest Groups (Ethics and Research Integrity, Research Office Directors, Higher Degree Research Directors, International Research Collaborations, and Research Development), together with the Health and Medical Research management...
Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s latest funding instrument for supporting research and innovation, and is the successor to the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). It is the largest research funding program in the world, and is also open for international participation.
One of the core aspects of Horizon 2020 is its focus on impact. It also provides an excellent platform for Australian participants to expand their global influence in...
The conference aims to enable researchers to build connections between different digital applications. The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.
In the last years, computational systems biology has mainly focused on a micro (sub-cellular) level. The analysis of multi-scale systems at macroscopic and ecosystems levels is a challenge that mathematical methods and formal methods from computer science should contribute to solve in closer relationship. The aim of the conference is to attract people active in the computational systems biology and mathematical ecology area to meet and exchange...
“Climate Change: Scenarios, Impacts and Policy” is the title of the Second Annual Conference of the Italian Society for the Climate Sciences (SISC).
The Conference aims to involve scientists, researchers and policy makers, whose activities are focused on different aspects of climate change, its impacts and related policies.
Advances in Climate Science
Impacts on ecosystem services and on cultural heritage
LET’S 2014 is an international Conference organised in the context of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, with the Patronage of the Ministry of Education, University and Research, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and supported by European Union Funding for Research and Innovation.
LET’S 2014 has the aim of discussing the role of the Key Enabling Technologies pinpointed by Horizon...
This two day conference gathers marine scientists and science stakeholders to discuss and identify priority challenges and opportunities for marine science.
The EurOCEAN 2014 “Connecting science, policy and people” conference programme includes:
In line with the EU strategy “Innovating for Sustainable growth: a Bioeconomy for Europe“, fostering an understanding of the bioeconomy as an inter-connected system and inspiring and enabling different actors to take further concrete actions to build the EU bioeconomy are key objectives for the European Commission.
The third Bioeconomy Stakeholders Conference will be hosted by the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in...
The 7th International Scientific Conference on “Energy and Climate Change” of the PROMITHEASnet is set under the auspices of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation organization (BSEC) as it happened in all past years.
This event will focus on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2015 in the field of Information & Communication Technologies. It offers an exceptional opportunity to build quality partnerships as it will connect academia, research institutes, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe.
The ICT Proposers’ day 2014 includes:
The World Research and Innovation Congress Oceans is an event focused on international collaboration, funding for research and supporting research networks and excellence. This is the event that will bring together the global scientific marine community, funding agencies, policy makers, NGOs and stakeholders to discuss the key issues facing oceans research today.
The third Emerging Pacific Leaders’ Dialogue (EPLD) is an intensive development program for future leaders scheduled to take place across the Pacific region. Applications are scheduled to close at the end of April 2014.
The aim of the event is to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities, and to support the preparation of proposals for the 2015 calls. The info day will also offer plenty of opportunities for networking.
With the expected participation of around 550 teachers, policymakers, researchers and project managers, this will be one of the major networking events in STEM education in Europe.
Participation will be free of charge. Moreover, accommodation (Friday 24 and Saturday 25) will be covered for all 550 participants, as well as all meals from Friday night to Sunday lunch.
Scientix will be covering the flights / trains of 200 teachers (pre/in-...
The conference is an extraordinary opportunity for interdisciplinary dissemination of health research, practice, and knowledge. The conference calls to action the need to address the health challenges of Pacific communities globally.
ICERI2014 provides the ideal opportunity to present your projects and experiences in the fields of learning and teaching methodologies, educational innovations, e-learning and new technologies applied to Education and Research.
Every year, ICERI brings together over 700 delegates from 80 different countries. After 7 years, ICERI has become an annual meeting point for lecturers, researchers, professors, educational scientists and technologists.
The biennial conference SERA series aims to provide a peak international forum for scientists, land managers and partitioners engaged in the practice, science and theory of restoration as a means to conserve the planet's dwindling biodiversity and failing ecosystems.
The School of Natural & Physical Science (SNPS) and School of Medicine and Health Science (SMHS) at the University of Papua New Guinea invites abstracts from academia, industries, research institutions, Government sectors and other interested parties in any of the following areas with emphasis on the theme: “Promoting Responsible Sustainable Development through Science & Technology”.
The Government of PNG Responsible Sustainable...
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...
PACE-Net Plus is funded from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007–2013) under grant agreement n° 609490.