21 – 22 March 2012
Voronezh State University invites for participation in the International Scientific Conference “Nature and Biodiversity: Opportunities for Russian-German Collaboration”. This event is embedded into the formal schedule of events in the framework of “German-Russian Year of Education, Science and Innovation (2011-2012)”. Conference is intended to provide a forum for the exchange of views on the ways of development of Russian-German research and educational cooperation and discussion of challenges, trends and promotion of cooperation opportunities between Germany and Russia with focus on the environment sphere. The event is organised in frame of the project under the joint call of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
Taking into consideration the mainstream idea of this Conference - matching of scientific interests between German and Russian researchers for new partnerships and project activity in the environment sphere - the agenda also includes presentations of Russian and German foundations supporting joint Russian – German research and education projects; discussion «Tools for enhancing bilateral research and education cooperation between Germany and Russia»; discussion on topics of common interest and potential collaboration opportunities.
Organisators: Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation, Government of the Voronezh region, Rectors' Council of the Higher Educational Institutions of Voronezh region, Voronezh State University, Regional Information Centre for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with the EU, Johann Heinrich von Thunen-Institut (Germany), Kassel University (Germany).
Participants are delegates of German and Russian organizations, foundations, programmes, supporting joint Russian-German research and educational projects, representatives of managing board and researchers of the universities, research organizations, representatives of Voronezh regional authorities, mass media.
The languages of the conference are English and Russian. The simultaneous translation is envisaged.
To register as a participant please fill in the registration form and send it to the Organising Committee by 10 March 2012. Participation is free of charge.
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