Upcoming Events

Global Forum/Shaping the Future 2014 Geneva, Switzerland

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 09:00 to Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 17:00
The Global Forum/Shaping the Future is an internationally recognized think-tank for exchange and networking among governments at national, regional & local levels, private & public organizations, research & development experts.
The Global Forum is an independent, high profile, international, non-for-profit event dedicated to business and policy issues affecting the successful evolution of the Digital Society. The Global Forum brings each year in a different city around the world more than 300 key policy-makers and public/private stakeholders from more than 30 countries from all continents, it is often considered as the Davos for ICT.
More information can be found here http://globalforum.items-int.com/ 

The 2nd World Conference on Complex Systems (WCCS14), Agadir,Morocco

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:00 to Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:00

he WCCS14 will provide a high-level, international forum for scientists, researchers, industrial professionals, and students who will present state-of-the-art research results, address new challenges, and discuss trends in Computational Science, Cybernetics, General Systems Theory, and their applications in diverse fields http://www.wccs14.org/ 

4th International Symposium ISKO – Maghreb Concepts & Tools for Knowledge Management, CERIST Algiers (Algeria)

Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 09:00 to Monday, November 10, 2014 - 17:00

The objective of the ISKO-Maghreb Chapter is to contribute in understanding the factors that organize knowledge and phenomena that affect the information society. Actions to be undertaken by the scientific ISKO society must take into account socio-cultural, cognitive and economic in the strategic management of knowledge. Towards the knowledge society, it should be seen in its dynamic, its content and its interaction with science and technology associated to universities, companies and politics. http://www.cerist.dz/isko2014/index.php?lang=en

9th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and creativity support systems, Limassol,Cyprus

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 09:00 to Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00
Following the tradition of previous conferences on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems, KICSS 2014 will cover all aspects of knowledge management, knowledge engineering, intelligent information systems, and creativity in an information technology context, including computational creativity and its cognitive and collaborative aspects. Papers reporting original unpublished research results on theoretical foundations, IT implementations of decision support and expert systems, as well as case studies of successful applications of the above- mentioned ideas in various fields are equally solicited. http://kicss2014.cs.ucy.ac.cy/

International Conference on Advanced Aspects of Software Engineering, Constantine, Algeria

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 12:00 to Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 12:00

The International Conference on Advanced Aspects of Software Engineering (ICAASE’14) will be held at Constantine 2 University, in November 2 – 4, 2014. The conference will include special sessions on specific advanced aspects of the theory, design, applications and tools related to software engineering. It will provide a forum for academic researches and practitioners to discuss recent progress in the area of Advanced Aspects of Software Engineering. http://www.univ-constantine2.dz/icaase/ 

International Conference on Advanced Aspects of Software Engineering (ICAASE’14),Constantine, Algeria

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 09:00 to Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 17:00

The International Conference on Advanced Aspects of Software Engineering (ICAASE’14) will be held at Constantine 2 University, in November 2 – 4, 2014. The conference will include special sessions on specific advanced aspects of the theory, design, applications and tools related to software engineering. More information can be found here http://www.univ-constantine2.dz/icaase/ 

eChallenges e-2014 Conference and Exhibition,Belfast,Ireland

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 09:00 to Friday, October 31, 2014 - 17:00

Supported by the European Commission, the 24th annual eChallenges e-2014 Conference & Exhibition takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 29 - 31 October. Focused on Applied ICT addressing major Societal Challenges, and showcasing strategic keynote presentations, technical and policy papers, case studies and workshops, eChallenges brings together senior representatives from leading commercial, government and research organisations around the world to share knowledge and experience, lessons learnt, good practice and innovation. http://www.echallenges.org/e2014/ 

ICT Key Enabling Technologies at the Service of European Citizens and Cities, Rome

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 09:00 to Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 17:00
This event is being held under the auspices of the Italian Presidency of the EU and will bring together a broad collection of key stakeholder groups from industry and the policy makers to the cities.
The aim of the first day is to share practical experiences and ideas about how advanced Photonics and Micro/Nanoelectronics technologies can boost the competitiveness of European industry and deliver innovative solutions to societal challenges. There will be a particular emphasis on the use of these solutions in Smart Cities and Smart Communities. The second day will focus on sharing experiences and developing strategies for accelerating the large-scale deployment of LED lighting in European cities.
You will have the opportunity to hear the views of and interact with many distinguished personalities including:
Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission
Stefania Giannini, Minister of Education, University and Research of Italy
Dario Franceschini, Minister of Cultural Heritage of Italy
Claudio De Vincenti, Vice-Minister of Economic Development of Italy
Zoran Stančič, Deputy Director-General, DG Connect, European Commission
Paul Timmers, Director, Sustainable & Secure Society, DG Connect, European Commission
Khalil Rouhana, Director, Components & Systems, DG Connect, European Commission
Luigi Nicolais, President of CNR, Italy 
Francesco Profumo, President of IREN, Italy
as well as mayors and high-level cities representatives of Albertslund, Barcelona, Budapest, Eindhoven, Florence, Genoa, Gothenburg, Nantes, Rome, Turin, Wuppertal and senior representative from industry such as: EL.EN, NXP, OCLARO, OSRAM, PHILIPS, PRIMA INDUSTRIES, ST MICROELECTRONICS, ZUMTOBEL.
This conference will be of particular interest to the following audience:
Public authorities in the Energy/Health/Industry sectors 
Government authorities / agencies and financial institutions at European, national or regional level, cities and municipalities representatives 
Scientists and research bodies senior managers involved in the photonics and micro/nanoeletronics fields 
Industry and SMEs in the photonics and micro/nanoeletronics fields
Please note that the attendance is free of charge but registration is required. The limited places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
You can register at the following link: http://goo.gl/FMXB1Y 
A more detailed agenda and other practical information can be found at: http://tiny.cc/w5wfmx