Meeting

BEES Young Scientist Day 2017

Date 
Friday, 27 October, 2017
Country 
Belgium
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Stakeholder
Event type 
Meeting

An informal, interactive afternoon, organized by the Belgium Ecosystem Services Community (BEES)  focused on developing interdisciplinary cooperation and exploring transdisciplinary opportunities. Starting with a lunch, sharing experiences with short inspiring presentations, and having an interactive session, all while enjoying the magnificent 180° view on Ghent City from the 21th floor.

Why?
1) exchange with peers is essential for research quality and network building.

GEO WEEK 2017

Date 
Monday, 23 October, 2017 to Friday, 27 October, 2017
Country 
Belgium
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Stakeholder
Event type 
Meeting

On October 23-27 2017, the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) community will come together for the Earth Observations Week 2017, consisting of GEO-XIV Plenary, side events and exhibition, and will highlight and promote the role, applications and opportunities to use Earth observations in delivering 'Insight for a changing world'. With a focus of delivery and impact, GEO Week 2017 will explore the use and applications of EO in both the public and private sectors for the benefit of humankind.

GEOBIODIVERSITY - An Integrative Approach Expanding Humboldt's Vision

Date 
Sunday, 1 October, 2017 to Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Country 
Germany
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

Alexander von Humboldt’s approach to science was visionary: The natural world as an interconnected Earth system with all its geological and biological diversity. As we, Homo sapiens, are part of this system and contribute to its ever changing nature in unprecedented ways, it is time to expand Humboldt’s vision and provide the scientific basis for a sustainable world and ensure future human well-being.

CEBioS Info session on the Nagoya protocol and its application in the context of development cooperation

Date 
Thursday, 29 June, 2017
Country 
Belgium
Organiser 
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Event type 
Meeting

For researchers of fauna and flora worldwide, the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and the associated system of Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) has major consequences for their way of working. 

3rd Conference of Eastern and Central European Botanic Gardens

Date 
Monday, 9 October, 2017 to Wednesday, 11 October, 2017
Country 
Hungary
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Stakeholder
Event type 
Meeting

 

Focusing on the relations of botanic gardens and society, especially in terms of serving public goods, main topics of the EastCentGard III Conference will cover the function of botanic gardens as knowledge centres, the triad of strategy- management-operation as well as social aspects of gardens’ classic roles including conservation and education.

Bulgarian National Engagement Event on Biodiversity Collections

Date 
Thursday, 6 April, 2017
Country 
Bulgaria
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

On April 6th, the CETAF General Secretary, Ana Casino, will be participating and talking at a national engagement meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria in relation to the integration of biodiversity collections. The aim of this nationale engagement event is to raise awareness with the stakeholders about the scientific importance of the biodiversity research collections maintained by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as well as to discuss the importance of the recognition of the biodiversity collections as research infrastructure of European and national strategic value.