Event overview

Here you will find an overview of relevant upcoming events - organised by the programme, our projects or other organisations. If you are interested in documentation from our past events follow the links below.


The Coronavirus pandemic has amplified the need for better digital communications and virtual events. Below you will find some tips on how to organise a successful virtual event.


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#COCO4CCI Info Day for AVM

On 11 September 2020, Confindustria Veneto SIAV and Università Ca' Foscari will co-host the COCO4CCI Info Day for AVMs, which aims to present the COCO4CCI networking and training opportunities, as well as the potential for AVMs to cooperate with CCI, for example to develop new products, new marketing strategies and new ways to promote their industrial heritage.

The online meeting will include the participation of experts who will tackle the COCO4CCI three dimensions (technology, future trends and mindset) through case studies and concrete examples on how AVM could start/deepen the collaboration with CCIs.

Info Day in Poland - Cooperation between AVM and CCI

Best Practices, Company Presentations and more...

The Info Day of NCC Szczecin will take place on the 15th of September 2020 and is organised as a business lunch, where CCI and AVM can meet and exchange. On part will be the presentation of barriers and challenges for the development of the cooperation between AVM and CCI. 

High-Level Cohesion Conference 

29 - 30 September 2020

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in cooperation with the state Sachsen-Anhalt and Saxony will organise a High-Level Cohesion Conference that will take place from 29 to 30 September 2020. It will be held in Halle (Saale), a city located some 170 km to the south-west of Berlin and part of the economically dynamic Leipzig-Halle-Jena-Gera metropolitan area.

The conference will address the role of EU cohesion policy in times of the coronavirus crisis. Accordingly, the debate will focus both on the importance of EU Structural Funds as a driving force for regional crisis management and reconstruction and on the lessons to be learnt from the crisis with a view to shaping an innovative, smart and green Europe. A political kick-off event will be followed by workshops on industrial transformation, digitalisation and the coal phase-out. There will also be an opportunity to participate in one of four excursions to the Halle/Leipzig area following the workshops.

More information will follow soon.

Info Day in Stuttgart, Germany

Creative industry & VR/AR

The event will take place in the framework of the Hightech Summit, a yearly conference bringing together companies and research institutions working in different technology fields in the South-West of Germany. The event will focus on the convergence of creative industry with VR/AR and usability.

MaGICLandscapes Online Final Conference

At the MaGICLandscapes Online Final Conference on 6th October 2020, 14:00-17:00 CEST, the partners present the outputs and tools developed within the project. Transnational and regional studies on the spatial analysis of green infrastructure in central Europe, its ecological functionality and its ecosystem services and potential are discussed. With reference to 9 case study areas the functionality of green infrastructure and its public benefits are demonstrated. 9 green infrastructure strategy and action plans were developed to address local and regional needs and opportunities. These strategies and action plans are introduced by the project partners.

Regional final events planned
In addition to the Online Final Conference in English further regional final events will take place in the nine case study areas in September and October 2020. The partners will introduce their national/regional target audience to the project outputs, lessons learnt and their green infrastructure strategies and action plans in their national language. We will announce the date and venue of the events here during July and August 2020.

We will keep you updated regarding the programme and registration procedure of the Online Final Conference.   

Header illustration: Anja Maria Eisen


The European Week of Regions and Cities

12-15 October 2020

The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to regional policy. The event has grown to become a unique communication and networking platform, bringing together regions and cities from all over Europe, including their political representatives, officials as well as experts and academics. Over the last 17 years, it has done much to promote policy learning and exchange of good practices.

During this four-day event, cities and regions will showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. In 2020, main topics of discussions will be 

  • Green Europe
  • Cohesion and Cooperation
  • Empowering Citizens
  • Interreg 30 years

The European Week of Regions and Cities is a perfect opportunity for you and your partners to show how your project has helped central European regions and cities become better places.

In light of COVID-19, the scale and programme of the event might change.

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ICT 2020: Leading the digital age

1-3 December 2020

The next edition of the largest ICT event in Europe will take place this year in the Koelnmesse in Cologne. The event, co-organised by the European Commission and the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will have the following elements:

  • a high-level conference on digital policies,
  • an exhibition of EU-funded research and innovation projects in the field of ICT;
  • a series of networking activities and many more.

For the first time, also ERDF projects can apply to take part in the event and exhibition and show what role cohesion policy plays in digitalisation. Can your project demonstrate how it have brought ICT research a step further and how it pushed innovation to a new level?

Then have a look at the exhibitors’ guide for more information and apply by 28 May 2020.

Apply for a spot at the ICT 2020