Association for European Life Science Universities

relating to agriculture, forestry, food, natural resources, rural development and the environment

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A network of more than 60 life science universities involved in agriculture, food, forestry, natural resources, rural development and the environment <more>

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News and Upcoming Events for ICA-Europe | Print |

 NEWS

May 17: The EU has published a discussion paper Towards a Research Agenda for Global Food and Nutrition Security as a response to the theme of the EXPO 2015 Feeding the planet, energy for life. This document was discussed at an EU conference on 8 May 2015 at the EXPO.  President Guido Van Huylenbroeck represented ICA as a panel member. This document is open for consultation until 1 September 2015, you are encouraged to respond!.

May 13: CIHEAM - ICA Zaragoza Conference June 15 to 17 2015, Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st C: global challenge in knowledge transfer to meet world demands for food security and sustainability, to be held at CIHEAM Zaragoza, Spain.  This conference is sponsored by the OECD Cooperative Research Programme.  See the programme and REGISTER NOW!!

May 13: GCHERA 8th World Conference Universities' Global Challenge: nutritional security and environmental sustainability for human health Global Challenge: nutritional security and environmental sustainability for human health  will be held from 25 to 26 June 2015 at Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon.  See the conference themes and the call for abstracts for presentations at the conference. Register Now!

May 13: 5th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2015, on 22 and 23 October 2015, Educating the Young Professionals to Feed the Planet and Provide a Sustainable Energy Supply, to be held in Milan in association with the EXPO2015.  The ICA General Assembly will be held on 21 October.  Put the date in your diary! programme details to follow.

 


 

 
Upcoming Events ICA-Europe

6th CASEE Conference,  24 to 26 May 2015, Latest trends in Bioeconomy in the Danube Region will be held at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovakia.

19th Annual IROICA Conference, 8 to 11 June 2015, International Alumni Networks, to be held at the University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

CIHEAM - ICA Zaragoza Conference 15 to 17 June 2015, Agricultural Higher Education in the 21st C: global challenge in knowledge transfer to meet world demands for food security and sustainability, to be held at CIHEAM Zaragoza, Spain.  This conference is sponsored by the OECD Cooperative Research Programme.  See the programme and REGISTER NOW!!

AgriMBA International Congress, 16 to 20 June 2015, Smart Agribusiness for the Society of Tomorrow, to be held in Poreč, Croatia.

ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2015, 22 and 23 October 2015, Educating the Young Professionals to Feed the Planet and Provide a Sustainable Energy Supply, to be held in Milan in association with the EXPO2015.  The ICA General Assembly will be held on 21 October.  Details to follow.

PAST ICA EVENTS in 2015

ICA-EDU Colloquium Educating Life Science Graduates Fit for Europe, 15 and 16 April 2015, to be held at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), Call for Abstracts by 2 March 2015.  There will be ICA Standing Committee follow on events for ERABEE, joint meeting of IFA & I.S.L.E. (two separate programmes) and SILVA Annual Conference - from 16 to 18 April  see the events home page

SILVA Network Conference Should all Forestry Students Learn the Same? Gneralisation versus Specialisation, 16 to 18 April 2015, to be held at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU)