Events

VISCA at UfM Climate Week 2019

The UfM Climate Week is an occasion to gather a wide range of actors (UfM members’ representatives, civil society, IFIs, scientific experts…) around different topics, all related to climate action in the Mediterranean region. By organising this event, the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean provides a discussion and networking framework aiming to create and enhance synergies among the different climate‑related actors, and to enrich their exchanges.

The Seventh Meeting of the UfM Climate Change Expert Group (UfM CCEG), which was chaired by the UfM Co‑Presidency, Jordan and the European Union, and opened by European Commission DG NEAR Director General Christian Danielsson and the UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel. Among other issues, this meeting included the presentation of the CLIMA‑MED – EU Climate Action in the Southern Neighbourhood project, and the update on the scientific report Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region, carried out by the MedECC network (Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change).


A dedicated workshop on the impact of climate change on the agricultural sector, during which the study "An assessment of the impact of Climate Change on the Agricultural sector – foreseen developments and policy measures" was presented. BSC and UT SEMIDE both participated at the session and present VISCA project as an example of innovation projects with the application of climate services in the agriculture sector.

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42nd World Congress of Vine and Wine

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  • Location: Geneva , Swtizerland
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Preservation and innovation: expectations at the environmental, economic and social level. The next OIV Congress will address issues concerning sustainability through the following theme: ‘Preservation and innovation: expectations at the environmental, economic and social level’. Scientific papers must be submitted via the Congress’ online submission platform. For more information, check the official website.

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21st GiESCO International Meeting

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  • Date: 23-28 June 2019
  • Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
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The Meeting will cover the main fields in viticultural research and innovation focusing on vine ecophysiology, vineyard management, grape and wine quality, and sustainable production. A professional day will also be included, with the aim to summon attendees from the private sector and strengthen the exchange of knowledge and information between researchers and end-users.

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IX International Symposium on Irrigation of Horticultural Crops

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  • Date: 17-20 June 2019
  • Location: Matera, Italy
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IX International Symposium on Irrigation of Horticultural Crops will be hosted in Matera, Italy. Contributions are expected to cover a wide range of research fields including: Sustainable approaches to irrigation management, DSS (Decision Support Systems), Plant water status and fruit quality, Irrigation management under arid and semi-arid conditions, Water use efficiency and Social and economic aspects

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4th European Climate Change Adaptation conference

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  • Date: 28-31 May 2019
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal
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ECCA’s primary objective is to bring leading academics and practitioners together to identify and disseminate adaptation solutions, and explore methods to reduce the risks and impacts of disasters caused by extreme weather events. 

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11th Alentejo Vine and Wine Symposium

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  • Date: 15-17 May 2019
  • Location: Évora, Portugal
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The International Alentejo Vine and Wine Symposium is held every three years in Évora - Portugal. It is organized by various state and private institutions linked to research, viticulture and winemaking.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730253.