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Here you will find an overview of relevant upcoming events - organised by the programme, our projects or other organisations.

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European Social Innovation Competition: Launch event

28 February 2017

The European Commission launches the Social Innovation Competition 2017 on 28 February in Athens with an inspiring event gathering some of Europe's brightest social innovators and entrepreneurs doing great things in Greece. 

The competition will be looking for social innovations that allow everyone equally to seize the opportunities offered by digital transformation and technological change.

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RUMOBIL:Meeting in Zagreb and Ozalj, Croatia

An event is coming up on 1st and 2nd of March in Zagreb and Ozalj in Croatia. 

More info coming soon!

Interreg Alpine Space: Meet & match forum

21-22 March 2017

The Interreg Alpine Space Meet & match forum: Together we move mountains! will take place on 21-22 March 2017 in Milan, Italy. At the forum, participants will:

  • find partners and develop ideas for the third call for project proposals of the programme opening in April,
  • learn about latest developments with regard to the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) and synergy with the programme,
  • meet and mingle during the numerous networking opportunities and workshops.

Information and registration (opening mid-February) on www.alpine-space.eu.

SUSTREE: Workshop on Seed Legislation in Central Europe

The Bavarian Office for Forest Seeding and Planting (ASP) and the Austrian Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW) are organizing a three days event on seed legislation from 27 - 29 March 2017.

The objectives of the workshops are to exchange information on national legislations on Forest Reproductive Material (FRM) in Central Europe and to discuss the importance of harmonized provenance regions.

The event is divided in three workshops:

  1. Policy workshop on seed legislation - 27th March 2017
  2. Workshop on National registers: data descriptors and technical basis - 28th March 2017
  3. Project overall meeting with project partners and associated partners - 29th March 2017

Please register online for the workshops before 21.02.2017! 

27 March 2017: Policy workshop on seed legislation
14:00 – 14:30
Arrival of participants
14:30 – 15:00 Welcome
Opening remarks by Monika Konnert,
Acting Director of Bavarian Office for Forest Seeding and Planting
15:00 – 15:30 Silvio Schüler:
SUSTREE general project introduction and objectives
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 16:40 Mirko Liesebach:
The importance of provenances and harmonisation of
provenance regions
16:40 – 17:20 Monika Konnert:
Provenance regions and control of FRM in a single European market
17:20 – 18:30Discussion on national seed legislations in CE countries and
their differences
19:30Social dinner (upon registration)
28 March 2017: Workshop on National registers - data descriptors and technical basis
09:00 – 09:30 Summary of the survey analysis and policy workshop outputs
09:30 - 09:50Gerhard Huber:
Introduction on the documentation of harmonised registers for
the web-frontend access: example from Bavaria
09:50 – 10:40Discussion on the technical issues of the data descriptors and
provision of digital (GIS) maps of seed zones/provenance regions
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Identification of and discussion about the harmonized registers
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 15:00Discussions 
15:00 – 15:20Coffee break
15:20 – 16:30 Discussion and conclusion
29 March 2017: Project partner and associate partner meeting
09:00 – 10:00 Project partner meeting to discuss the WP deliverables and follow-ups
10:00 – 11:00 Associated partner meeting
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 – 12:30 Steering Committee meeting 
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break
Departure of all participants

Local organisers:

  • Roland Baier
    e-mail: roland.baier@asp.bayern.de
    Phone: +49 8666988332
  •  Julian Gaviria
    e-mail: Julian.Gaviria@asp.bayern.de
    phone: +49 8666988335
    mobil: +49 1738927599

Workshop venue and recommended accomodation:

Hotel, Restaurant & Bildungszentrum Kapuzinerhof
Schloßplatz 4
83410 Laufen/Salzach



European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

29-30 March 2017

The 4th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans will take place on 29-30 March 2017 in Dubrovnik (Croatia). The theme for the conference is Intelligent Planning for Sustainable Mobility and participation is free.

The annual European Conference on sustainable Urban Mobility enables policy makers, local government staff and academics in related areas to converge and debate mobility issues, highlight development and best practice and most importantly, exchange knowledge, experience and ideas.

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STREFOWA: Food Waste Hackathon

Weekend 21. - 23. April 2017 in Prague will be dedicated to reduce food waste with smart ideas. 

More info: here