The largest ever independent gathering of interest groups, thought-leaders, science advisors to governments and global institutions, researchers, academics, communicators and diplomats is taking place in Montreal and online. Organized by Prof Rémi Quirion, Chief Scientist of Québec, speakers from over 50 countries from Brazil to Burkina Faso and from Ireland to Indonesia, plus over 2000 delegates from over 130 countries.
- INGSA2021: 4th Biennial Congress on Science Advice to Government
Cutting-edge technologies including more comfortable radiation therapy, ultrasonic aerospace testing, and advancements in hydrogen fuel cells were among 13 presentations to investors made by Laboratory scientists as part of the 2021 DisrupTECH event.
The all-virtual Laser Congress held 03 – 07 October will provide a comprehensive view of the latest advances in solid-state laser development and applications and feature Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland and Steve Rummel, SVP, II-VI Incorporated, as plenary speakers.
This week marks the 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, and the thousands of scientists attending this year’s virtual conference will hear from PETA scientists on matters ranging from scientific and ethical concerns regarding inflicting permanent brain damage on primates to toxicity testing in rabbits.
This is the meeting of the SIAM Activity Group on Geometric Design, and in cooperation with ACM SIGGRAPH, incorporating the 2021 SIAM Conference on Computational Geometric Design and the 2021 Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling.
he 2021 Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC2021) will take place as a virtual meeting from 13-24 September 2021. The EPSC2021 programme covers the full spectrum of planetary science and technology across 43 sessions. More than 840 oral and poster presentations have been submitted by planetary scientists from Europe, the US and around the world.
- Europlanet Science Congress 2021
Today the virtual WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2021 will open with more than 6600 delegates from some 60 countries. The Congress will present new research and clinical advances in the prevention and management of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal diseases. The key annual CME-accredited event is hosted by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO).
The fourth international conference SEST2021 on smart energy and technologies will be held on September 6–8, 2021 as a virtual conference. SEST2021 provides a forum for researchers from academia and professionals from industry, as well as government regulators to discuss and exchange knowledge and best practices about the design and implementation of smart energy systems.
The main piece of legislation used to combat illegal drug use in the UK is no longer fit for purpose, according to a leading criminologist at the University of Leicester.
- Scarman Lecture: Drugs and the Criminal Justice System in the UK
On 26-27 August, researchers from different parts of the world will gather at the School of Business, Economics, and Law at the University of Gothenburg to discuss research that can contribute to achieving the UN's Global Goal 8 - decent work and economic growth. The aim is to help decision-makers implement policies that support that sustainability goal.
In 2021, the Refugee Convention of 1951 marks its 70th anniversary, at the same time, global displacement reached an all-time high. Over the past year, we have seen the Moria camp burn to the ground, sparking the EU to launch a new Pact on Migration and Asylum. We have seen how Covid-19 has negatively affected the most vulnerable refugees and migrants, forcing humanitarian organizations to shut down their work, and causing a standstill in asylum procedures. Lockdowns have turned recenters into detention centers – and last but not least, once again our TV screens are filling up with images of Afghans fleeing a country in deep crisis. How can the international community meet these challenges?
- European Commission