Conference 'Meeting The Urbanization Challenge' in Los Angeles, 10/11/2013
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon will be held in California. One team from Austria, representing the Vienna University of Technology, will participate in this competition. To honor this occasion, the conference "Meeting the Urbanization Challenge - Smart City Solutions from Austria and California" will take place on Friday, October 11, 2013. City planning experts of the City of Los Angeles and the City of Vienna, together with policy makers, architects, building professionals and researchers from academia will discuss how to create an urban habitat that caters to the diverse needs of its dwellers while being resource-efficient and protective of the environment. Download the agenda here, and register at the Event Web site.
Austrian Science Talk 2013 on October 12 in Santa Monica, CA
The Austrian Science Talk is the major annual event for US- and Canada-based Austrian scientists and scholars. This year's 10th AST will take place on October 12, 2013 in Santa Monica, DC. The conference will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about recent R&D policy developments in Austria, career and funding opportunities, and facilitates the establishment of research collaborations between North America and Austria. The conference also provides a platform for discussion, interaction and an ideal opportunity for networking. To find more information, and to register, go to the Event Web site.
International Conference: Evaluation of STI Policies, Instruments, and Organization
The conference focusing on "New Horizons and New Challenges" will take place on November 14-15, 2013 in Vienna, Austria. The goal is to attract papers and posters that will contribute theoretical concepts and empirical approaches to advance the next generation of STI policy evaluation designs and perspectives. Deadline for submission of extended abstracts and posters is May 31, 2013. Please register to attend, and find further information on submission procedures, via the conference Web site. FWF, the Austrian Science Fund, provides this conference with grant funding that will be used to support the participation of young researchers.