Association for European Life Science Universities

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

We aim to enhance our members’ success in the international market place, in Europe and globally, by providing a supportive environment to share experience, to cooperate in new ventures, and to benefit from the resulting synergy.

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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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  • Representation of the interests of life sciences in Europe and globally

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News and Upcoming Events for ICA-Europe | Print |

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Aug 11: 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 and at the Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza.  The ICA General Assembly will be held on 21 October at 17.00.  Put the date in your diary! See the outline programme and register NOW.

Aug 11: The 3rd GCHERA World Dialogue 2015 – Education and Innovation in Agricultural and Life Sciences – will be held at Nanjing Agricultural University on 20 and 21 September 2015 with the theme Global Leadership to meet the Challenges of 21stC. On the morning of 20 September there will be the award cereomony to R Paul Singh, University of California Davis as the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Laureate 2015. See the programme and register

July 5 The CIHEAM Zaragoza Conference  was held in conjuction with ICA and other partners from 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.  This conference was sponsored by the OECD Cooperative Research Programme.  See the presentations

 
Upcoming Events ICA-Europe

ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2015, Educating the Young Professionals to Feed the Planet and Provide a Sustainable Energy Supply, to be held on 22 and 23 October 2014, in the EU pavilion at the Milan EXPO2015 and at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza, Italy.  The ICA General Assembly will be held on 21 October at 17.00 in Piacenza. Put the date in your diary! See the outline programme and register NOW.

CASEE Annual Conference 2016, The Role of Life Sciences in Europe's 2020 strategy, to be held form 22 to 24 May 2016 at BUASVM - Banat's University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine „King Michael I of Romania, Timisoara, Romania

4th International ISEKI Food Conference Responsible Research and Innovation in the Food Value Chain, to be held from 6 to 8 July 2016, Vienna, Austria

PAST ICA & ICA STANDING COMMITTEE EVENTS in 2015

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

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, held at CIHEAM Zaragoza, Spain.  This conference is sponsored by the OECD Cooperative Research Programme.  See the presentations

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

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

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

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