European Union Events to Keep an Eye On in February
From Translation to Accessibility
1 February, 09:30 – 18:00 CET, Online
In this online workshop, we will showcase practical integrations of accessibility within the cultural sector and society at large. Our speakers, experts from the cultural and policy spheres, will present good practices of techniques such as captioning, easy language, audio description and sign language. The workshop is tailored to university translation trainers and translation students.
Horizon Europe Coordinators’ Day: Grant Agreement Preparation
02 February, 08:30-17:00 CET, Brussels and Online
LIFE RESYSTAL webinar: Getting started with healthcare climate resilience
07 February 12:00-13:15 CET, Online
The webinar, ‘Getting started with healthcare climate resilience’, will introduce this framework and the project’s unique community approach to resilience, showcasing the measures being implemented by the Centre Hospitalier de Millau in France.
Participants will learn more about how to future-proof healthcare facilities against the impacts of climate change and hear directly from one of the project’s pilot hospitals on how it prepares for these impacts.
LIFE Climate Smart Chefs roundtable
08 February, 16:00-17:15 CET, Online
This webinar is part of a series of roundtables to discuss the opportunities for chefs to be part of a broader EU strategy for healthy and sustainable food systems. Three parallel sessions will focus on healthy, sustainable diets, food waste and technology tools for chefs. The third roundtable will follow on 26 April.
After this, LIFE Climate Smart Chefs aims to produce a strategic paper (Climate Smart Chefs Vision 2030) gathering the views and vision of food sector stakeholders to influence EU policy on food systems. The paper will be presented and reviewed during a final plenary roundtable on 7 June and published in July.
European Framework Programme for R&I – Innovation Fund Synergies Workshop
8 February 09:30 – 13:15 CET, Online
The focus of the workshop is to gather participants from mature R&I projects funded under EU R&I funding programmes (notably Horizon 2020) to explore funding opportunities under the EU Innovation Fund to deploy their technologies.
Intellectual Property as a business asset
08 February 10:30-12:00 CET, Online
Intellectual property helps drive innovation and growth by bringing in financial returns, raising brand awareness and ensuring business growth. You can rely on intellectual property to increase productivity, earn licensing fees and even receive royalties. Patents help create a monopoly and provide protection to your business by preventing others from commercialising your innovation. IP helps you earn a higher return on investment and manage your assets efficiently.
Translation Online Network Events
9 February, 15:00-17:00 CET, Online
This event is of interest to trainers, students, employers in the language industry, buyers of language services, and future and experienced language professionals. With OTTO and with this event, we aim to contribute to the vitality of the language industry, the attractiveness of this sector for young talents and a better insight into the job market for language specialists.
Water Projects Europe
14 February 16:00 – 17:00 CET, Online
Water Europe is pleased to invite you to Water Projects Europe 2023 event ‘Community of Practice for R&I and a Water-Smart Society’,
This WPE edition is organised in collaboration with PathoCERT, an EU-funded project aimed at increasing the ability of first responders to rapidly detect waterborne pathogens and ensure collaboration and coordination between the different actors during an emergency event. Water Projects Europe will also feature speakers from WATER-MINING and ULTIMATE projects.
Roma Green Agents: The informal workforce keeping Balkan cities green
21 February 15:00-17:00 CET, Brussels and Online
The EEB, in cooperation with the Roma Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (REDI) and Umweltdachverband and funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection, will host this conference to better understand the role that the informal recycling sector plays in waste management and the circular economy in Balkan cities. In particular, we will be exploring the work of so-called “Roma green agents” in North Macedonia, who provide an environmental service to the municipality yet formally recognised. We will also use the event to provide a new narrative that recognises the service that these green agents provide.