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International Water Symposium 2011 in Tamera

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International Water Symposium 2011 in Tamera

(on invitation only)

Water resourcesTowards new strategies for bringing the flow of water back into balance globally, to prevent desertification and build regional self-sufficiency in the areas of water, nutrition and energy 
An invitation to experts in the field, decision makers and influencial leaders from Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Portugal, Russia and Israel-Palestine

August 12th (9 am) -August  14th (2 pm) 2011 in Tamera, Portugal
(Arrival on 11th August - departure on 14th or 15th August)

With Sepp Holzer, Austria and Bernd Walter Müller, Portugal  

The global food shortage, water crisis, desertification, global floods and large fires are not "natural disasters", but rather human created catastrophes, results of a wrong water management. The ecological and technical knowledge to provide all human beings on earth with high-quality drinking water, with sufficient and nutritious food, and sustainable energy already exists.

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CDC’s 12th International Symposium on Biosafety

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CDC’s 12th International Symposium on Biosafety

Sustainability: People, Practices, Planet

February 13-15, 2012, Crowne Plaza Ravinia, Atlanta, GA

Pre-symposium courses held February 11-12.

This symposium is for laboratory directors, animal facility managers, Biosafety Officers, Principal Investigators, industrial hygienists, senior management officials, laboratory designers, facility managers, animal care staff and professionals of related disciplines.

 

Annual Conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society

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Annual Conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society

The 2011 Annual Conference of the New Zealand Ecological Society, also incorporating the New Zealand Society of Plant Biologists Annual Conference, will be held at the Energy Events Centre, Rotorua. The conference will run from Sunday 28 August to Thursday 1 September 2011. The student day is on Sunday 28 August, followed by three days of concurrent sessions from Monday 29 August to Wednesday 31 August, with field trips on Thursday 1 September. The conference dinner will be on the Wednesday evening, where the 60th anniversary of the Society will be celebrated.

We have an excellent, central city venue for the conference, located in the Government Gardens on Queens Drive, with a large main theatre and good quality adjacent theatres for concurrent sessions.

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Collnet 2011, September 20-23, Istanbul, Turkey

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7. International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics (WIS)
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Twelfth COLLNET Meeting

20-23 September, 2011, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Scope

The broad focus of the COLLNET 2011 conference is on collaboration and communication in science and technology; science policy; quantitative aspects of science of science; and combination and integration of qualitative and quantitative approaches in study of scientific practices.

The conference thus aims to contribute to evidence-based and informed knowledge about scientific research and practices which in turn may further provide input to institutional, regional, national and international research and innovation policy making.

Theoretical, methodological and applied aspects of the conference can be listed as follows:

  • Emerging issues in scientometrics / informetrics /webometrics and history of science
  • Impact and role of open access and digital libraries on patterns of collaborations and sciences
  • Science policy and collaboration
  • Collaboration studies for science & society
  • Collaboration, knowledge management & industrial partnership
  • Collaborative bridge between academic research and industry
  • Methods for collaboration studies
  • Visualization techniques in collaboration studies
  • Quantitative analysis of S&T innovations
  • Informetrics laws and distributions, mathematical models of communication or collaboration
  • Nature and growth of science and of collaboration in science and its relation with technological output
  • Collaboration in science and in technology from both quantitative and qualitative points of view
  • Evaluation indicators for scientific productivity and other science related practices

Please, note that these examples listed above give a broad outline of the scope of the workshop theme but do not limit it.

The conference language is English.

General Chair: Hildrun Kretschmer (Germany, China)

Organising Chair: Bülent Özel (Turkey)

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Resilient Cities 2011

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Resilient Cities 2011

Heading toward Resilient Cities 2011 - Latest News

  • Register to Resilient Cities 2011!

    Register now to Resilient Cities 2011 and be part of the international platform on urban adaptation to climate change that will shape the future of cities!
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