About the project

MILESECURE-2050 project aims to understand and overcome the political, economical and behavioural traits and trends that led Europe to its difficulties in reducing fossil fuel consumption, and in diversifying its energy balance at rates which guarantee European energy security in the next years (more specifically at the horizon 2050), reduce the threat of climate change, and diminish the risk of an energy gap in the coming decades.

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Culture (S) in Sustainable Futures: theories, practices and policies

May 6, 2015 - May 8, 2015

Is culture the fourth pillar of sustainability, alongside the ecological, economic and social aspects? How does culture act as a catalyst for ecological sustainability, human well-being and economic viability? What would our futures look like if sustainability was embedded in the multiple dimensions of culture, including different worldviews and values, ways of life, and other forms of cultural expression?

The Conference "Culture (S) in Sustainable Futures: theories, practices and policies" will be held in Helsinky on 6-8 May 2015.
The conference is organised by the COST Action Investigating Cultural Sustainability and is hosted by the University of Jyväskylä (Finland), Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy.

 

SSH EVENT: 25 years after the fall of the Iron Curtain: achievements and challenges, Brussels (BE)

Dec 5, 2014 - Dec 5, 2014
The conference, organised by the European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, will be held on December, 5th in Brussels, rue Belliard 99, conference room JDE 62.
2014 is the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall and the Iron Curtain. This is a unique opportunity to make a critical analysis of the European integration of the post-socialist transition countries that joined the European Union.

ICSU 2015, Hong Kong (CHINA)

Jan 7, 2015 - Jan 9, 2015
The Second International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization (ICSU 2015) will be held on 07-09 January 2015 in Hong Kong, CHINA. This conference, being the second conference of the ICSU series, will comprise plenary keynote presentations and five distinct symposia focused on five important themes related to the sustainable development, operation and management of urban areas.
This conference, being the second conference of the ICSU series, will comprise plenary keynote presentations and five distinct symposia focused on five important themes related to the sustainable development, operation and management of urban areas. Submissions related to these themes as explained below are invited. Authors are given the options of submitting only abstracts or abstracts plus full papers. All submissions will be peer-reviewed for possible inclusion in the conference program and the conference proceedings.

Let's Conference, Bologna (ITALY)

Oct 9, 2014 - Oct 9, 2014

Leading Enabling Technologies for Societal Challenges is an international Conference organized in the context of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU, with the Patronage of the Ministry of Education, University and Research, the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and supported by EU Funding for Research and Innovation. A poster showing the ongoing MILESECURE-2050 research projectwas presented by POLITO Team.