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Calendar of COST workshops in 1996

The COST programme for European cooperation in the field of scientific and technical research is organizing a series of workshops throughout 1996 covering subjects such as chemistry, environment, material sciences, and forests and forestry products.

The COST programme is base...

26 August 1996 - 26 August 1996
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The COST programme for European cooperation in the field of scientific and technical research is organizing a series of workshops throughout 1996 covering subjects such as chemistry, environment, material sciences, and forests and forestry products.

The COST programme is based upon a flexible set of arrangements enabling different national organizations, institutes, universities and industry (especially SMEs) to join forces and work together on pre-competitive research projects in a broad range of scientific and technical areas. COST currently coordinates part of the national research activities of 25 member countries (the 15 EU Member States, Croatia, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Turkey). A total of 134 COST actions are presently under way.

The following COST workshops will be taking place:

- Chemistry:

. COST D4/ECME 96 Third European Conference on Molecular Electronics: 1-6 September, Leuven (B);
. COST D3/CECAM Workshop on High Performance Computational Chemistry: 5-7 September, Lyon (F);
. Workshop on Selective Synthesis: 20-22 September, Aveiro (P);
. Workshop on MRI Contrast Agents: 17-19 October, The Hague (NL);
. Workshop on Chemical Processes and Reactions under Extreme and Non-Classic Conditions: 29 November to 1 December, Chambéry (F);

- Environment:

. Workshop on Impact of Global Change on Tree Physiology and Forest Ecosystems: 26-29 November, Wageningen (NL); e-mail for further information to E-mail: g.m.j.mohren@ibn.dlo.nl;

- Material sciences:

. Final COST 503 Workshop on Powder Metallurgy: 17-18 October, Leuven (B);
. Final COST 509 Workshop on Corrosion and Protection of Metals in Contact with Concrete: 2-3 September, Edinburgh (UK);

- Forests and forestry products:

. Tenth International Symposium on "Non-destructive testing of wood": 26-28 August, Lausanne (CH); e-mail for further information to E-mail: yvonne.wespi@ibois.dge.epfl.ch;
. European Conference on Pulp and Paper Research - The present and the future: 9-11 October, Stockholm (S); e-mail for further information to E-mail: stocon@stocon.postnet.se.
For further information, please contact the COST Secretariat:

European Commission
DG XII - Science, research and development
COST Secretariat
200 rue de la Loi
B-1049 Brussels
Fax +32-2-2964289

Information on the COST programme is also available on the World Wide Web at:

http://cordis.europa.eu/cost/home.html