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Mapping knowledge needs for future horizons

Identifying knowledge gaps for the Climate Action and Resource Efficiency Challenge in Horizon 2020 | 2nd 'Science for the Environment' conference

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Oct 02, 2013 11:00 PM to
Oct 03, 2013 11:00 PM

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Aarhus, Denmark

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International conference in Denmark (Aarhus) 3-4 October 2013

ALTER-Net partner, the Danish Centre for Environment and Energy at Aarhus University, along with the Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER) invite scientists, administrators, managers, representatives of industry and non-governmental organisations as well as decision-makers to Aarhus University on the October 3-4, 2013 in order to work together towards tackling the Climate and Resource challenges facing Europe and the World.

The programme features over 100 accepted contributions, a total of 11 contributed sessions, 5 special sessions, 2 round-table discussions, 40 posters and 4 workshops. The contributions span all disciplines, providing a good background also for partner-seeking for the upcoming interdisciplinary calls in Horizon 2020.

 

Key note speakers:

  • Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Commission
  • Andrea Tilche, DG Research, European Commission
  • Hans Bruyninckx, Director of EEA
  • Claus Stig Pedersen, Head of Sustainability Development, Novozymes
  • Peter Calow, University of Nebraska
  • Frans Berkhout, Amsterdam Global Change Institute
  • Anil Markandya, BC3, The Basque Climate Change Research Centre
  • Roger Street, UKCIP, Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford.
  • Sebastian Helgenberger, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

 

Why you should attend:

  • Show how your work can support solutions of the grand challenges facing society
  • Communicate your view on the future research needs to the European Commission and help shape Horizon 2020
  • Meet potential partners for future Horizon 2020 calls

 

Important dates:

  • July 1: Deadline for Early Bird registration discount
  • August 20: Registration for authors
  • October 3-4: Conference dates

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