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Meet us at the 7th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

18-19 October 2018

The EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) is the second EU macro-regional strategy adopted by the European Commission in 2010 and endorsed by the European Council in 2011. The Strategy brings together 14 countries along the Danube river, and covers an area which is home to 112 million people, or one-fifth of the EU’s population.

This year's forum will covers topics of particular importance for the Danube region related to preservation of cultural and historical heritage, new technologies and digitalization in tourism sector, ensuring safety and security in tourism, transport connectivity and mobility. Issues related to synergy and consistency between macro-regional strategies for achieving the common objectives of the EU and for the future of those strategies after 2020 will also be referred to. Two parallel thematic sessions on sustainable tourism mobility and security in public spaces and an open-air exhibition have been scheduled as well.

Join us in Sofia and help shaping future of the Danube region. 

More information about the Forum, including a detailed agenda and list of speakers as well as presentation topics is available on the EUSDR forum website.

Focus IN CD 7th steering committee meeting in Vienna

18. - 19. October 2018

Venue: House of European gastroeneterology


18th October 2018


In partnership with the EU Commission and the Parliament of Austria, the city of Vienna invites THE European Business Transformation Experts and Country Delegations from all 28 European member states, discussing diverse practical and conceptional scenarios beyond the hype from the fields of alternative Finance, Blockchain Innovation, and Digitalization.
The Agenda is inspired by a multitude of diverse visionaries. Topics are: Alternative Finance / Future of Work / Open Innovation.
The in-depth talks format is designed as a showcase for experts presenting great ideas. Thoughts and Insights that are new and surprising and show the meaning and process behind the drivers of change.

(Thursday) 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hofburg Vienna
AT-1010 Vienna, Heldenplatz

Focus IN CD at UEG (United European Gastroeneterology) week 2018 in Vienna

20. - 24. October 2018


Focus IN CD results presentation - lecture, posters

CEETO Conference on Protected Areas and Sustainable Tourism - Registrations are open!

22nd to 24th of October - Opatija, Croatia.

The aim of the CEETO project and the Conference is to promote an innovative sustainable tourism planning model which reduces usage conflicts, sustains social and territorial cohesion, improves the quality of life of local communities, and encourages the tourism industry to concretely contribute to nature conservation. High level speakers from countries implementing CEETO project will share their experience in the development and management of a responsible and sustainable tourism in protected areas and Natura 2000 network.

For more information on the Conference page or contact the organizers at ceeto@wwfadria.org or through the phone number 00385989099219.

Info Event “Promoting the concrete implementation of dynamic lighting within the EU”

 24 October 2018 Cesena, ITALY

Please register here

OPENING OF THE WRITERS’ HUB- New coworking space in Ljubljana

2nd Forget Heritage Project Information Day in Slovenia25th October 2018, Vodnik’s Homestead - Vodnikova cesta 65, LjubljanaThe 2nd Slovene Forget Heritage Project Information Day will be held in Ljubljana on 25th October 2018. It will be dedicated to the (official) Opening of the Writers’ Hub for Vodnik’s heritage preservation, a new coworking space for young authors in the field of literature. Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region (RRA LUR), partner in the project, and Divja misel, Manager of Vodnik’s Homestead and Pilot Manager of the Writers’ Hub, were working closely with the City of Ljubljana, the owner of the cultural heritage building, in setting up the new coworking space. In August 2018, after necessary infrastructure works and purchase of the ICT equipment (RRA LUR acquired funding under the Forget Heritage project), the coworking space was ready to receive first residents. In the first year of operation of the Writers’ Hub a support programme for young people from the age of 15 to 29 years will also be implemented – workshops, a mentoring programme and various presentation events of the participants of the programme.The first two workshops, designed to support the creativity of young authors in the field of literature, have already taken place, the third "Workshop of song writing basics" takes place these days. At the opening one will be able to listen to the first residents of the coworking space, the translated texts of young artists (mentor: Petra Meterc, translator) and a short stage presentation of the non-dramatic literary work (mentors: Žiga Divjak and Katarina Morano, directors) that emerged from the first workshops.For more information please contact:Nataša Mršol, natasa.mrsol@ljubljana.si; office: +386 1 306 1923; cell: +386 51 696 205* * * * *Participation at the event is possible only with an advance registration. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday 23 October 2018. Please register here spletni obrazec (an online Form).More information about the project: http://www.rralur.si/sl/projekti/forget-heritage

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Konferenz: Natur in der Stadt

25th October 2018, Leibniz Institute for Ecological Urban and Regional Development

MaGICLandscapes will be presented during the workshop of the BIDELIN project (Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Saxony-Czech Republic 2014-2020): Natur in der Stadt - Bedeutung und Aufwertung von Stadtgrün für urbane Ökosystemleistungen in Dresden/DE. The conference will be held in German.

Workshop Programme

CROWD-FUND-PORT: Partner Meeting #5

30th - 31st October 2018


Project partner RERA invites all project partners to the fifth partner meeting. It will take place in beautiful city of České Budějovice, capital of South Bohemia region, Czech republic on 30th to 31st October 2018.

Transnational Training Seminar Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany 5-6 November 2018 

Please register here


6.-8. November 2018

Trade show of electrical engineering, electronics and lighting 


MaGICLandscapes 3rd Partner Meeting 

7th -8th November 2018, National Park Information Centre Thayatal

The Magic Landscapes partner consortium comes together in the National Park Thayatal in Hardegg (AT) to hold its 3rd project meeting. 


International scientific conferance

8 - 10 November 2018 | Cracov | Jagiellonian UniversityThe topic of the conference are broadly understood issues of contemporary protection of historic ruins and historical conditions of these activities.Four thematic sessions are planned within the conferance: Ruins from the perspective of the history of art and cultureTechnical and conservation issues for the protection of ruinsDevelopment of historic ruinsManagement of historic ruinsThe aim of the conference is to make a broad review of the problems related to the protection, conservation, use and management of historic ruins. 

RAINMAN: 4th Transnational Partner Meeting

12. - 13. November, Meißen

Regionaler Workshop 

13. November 2018, Nationalparkhaus Thayatal

Als Auftaktveranstaltung für Akteure und assoziierte Partner in Österreich findet am 13. November 2018 um 15 Uhr der erste regionale Workshop „Grüne Infrastruktur als Zukunftschance für unsere Region“ im Nationalparkhaus des Nationalparks Thayatal statt. Die Universität Wien und der Nationalpark Thayatal werden dabei die Bedeutung der Grünen Infrastruktur für die Modellregionen „Westliches Weinviertel und östliches Waldviertel“ sowie „Nationalpark Thayatal veranschaulichen und gemeinsam mit regionalen Vertretern Konzept und Maßnahmen für ein verantwortungsvolles Management von Grüner Infrastruktur erarbeiten. Weitere Informationen zur Veranstaltungen folgen in Kürze.

Kontakt: Florian Danzinger | Universität Wien


Meet us at the 2nd Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region

20-21 November 2018

The EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) involves seven states (Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland and Liechtenstein) and 48 regions of those States in the Alpine Region. With over 80 million inhabitants, the Alpine Region is one of the biggest living, natural and economic areas in Europe and a very popular tourist destination. The Alps attract millions of visitors every year.

At the 2nd Annual Forum, main event of the Alpine year, politicians, experts, young people and civil society will discuss the entire thematic spectrum of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region in the framework of various events and workshops. The Tyrolean Presidency and the EU invite all interested parties to actively participate in the discussion on how to address major challenges, to use the opportunities and to strengthen cooperation in the Alpine Region.

Join us and help shaping future of the Alpine region.

More information can be found on the EUSALP forum website.

Katowice climate change conference (COP 24)

The 2018 UN climate change conference (COP24) will be held from 3 to 14 December in Katowice, Poland. The EU and its Member States will take part as parties to the UN climate change convention

Europe for Culture

06-07 December 2018

Where the past meets the future. Cultural heritage is of the utmost importance to the society and identity of Austria. It not only shapes people's living environment and their quality of life, but also strengthens social cohesion. As part of our EU Presidency Austria will host the final conference of the European Year of Cultural Heritage entitled #EuropeforCulture on 6-7 December 2018 in Vienna.

More information will follow soon.

Focus IN CD WORKSHOP to support

08. Februar 2019 www.ispz-hauner.de

Implementation and testing of new service to improve transition from paediatric to adult health care