AGU Fall Meeting

AGU Fall Meeting

New Orleans, USA / online, 13-17 December 2021.

The AGU Fall Meeting is the primary  gathering for Earth and space scientists, students, and those in affiliated fields to share scientific findings  and  identify innovative solutions. With in-person and worldwide online participation, attendees will have numerous opportunities to network with government regulators,  scientific visionaries, and industry thought-leaders. Join our diverse community in New Orleans and Online Everywhere.

LifeWatch Biodiversity Day 2021

LifeWatch Biodiversity Day

Ghent, Belgium, 28 October 2021.

Venue: VAC (Virginie Lovelinggebouw), Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein 70, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

Join us on 28 October 2021 for the first LifeWatch Biodiversity Day, a new inspiring event on biodiversity. This year’s theme is biologging and camera trapping: a technology that changed the world of animal research. #LifeWatchBD21

Please see the LifeWatch Belgium website for further information.

XXX° Rassegna del mare | 30th Festival of the Sea

Rassegna del mare 2021

Gallipoli, Italy, 21–24 October 2021. The 30th edition of the Festival of the Sea (XXX° Rassegna del mare), “Recognition & protection of the sea and marine resource management” will be held in the Sala Ennagonale of Gallipoli’s Castello Angioino at the end of October, featuring presentations from LifeWatch ERIC staff.

Smart Agrifood Summit

SmartAgrifood Event

Malaga, Spain, 30 September-1 October 2021.

The Smart Agrifood Summit – #Agrifood21 – is an industry-leading event for the creation of innovative ecosystems within the European agrifood sector.



Malaga, Spain, 29-30 September 2021.

Companies, professionals, institutions and public administrations focused on the projection of sustainability and smart cities will be attending #GreencitiesMLG & #SMoving21. Event website.

ESFRI Days 2021


Ljubljana, Slovenia, 6-8 December 2021. ESFRI is organising the ESFRI Days, scheduled to take place on 6, 7 and 8 December 2021, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  

In the context of the three-day event hosted by the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the 78th ESFRI Forum Meeting and the Roadmap 2021 Launch event. Please note that the 1st ESFRI Stakeholders Forum Meeting has been delayed until further notice.

For more information and registration, please visit the event webpages:

– 78th ESFRI Forum Meeting (6-7.12.2021)
– Roadmap 2021 Launch (7.12.2021)

COP26 – Uniting the World to Tackle Climate Change

"The climate has no borders" over the image of the top half of the Earth, in the style designed for COP26.

Glasgow, 1–12 November 2021. The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. The COP26 summit, organised in partnership with Italy, will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Convention on Climate Change.

The United Kingdom is committed to working with all countries and joining forces with civil society, companies and people on the frontline of climate change to inspire climate action ahead of COP26. There are concrete suggestions on how people can get involved in preparations. Italy will be hosting a number of key preparatory events such as a Youth Event and the Pre-COP Summit, which will be held in Milan from 30 September – 2 October 2021. See here for updates from the Italian Ministry of the Environment.  

TDWG 2021 Conference

TDWG 2021

Virtual, 18-22 October, 2021. The Taxonomy Database Working Group 2021 Conference, ‘Connecting the world of biodiversity data: standards uniting people, processes, and tools’

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