DRC Newsletter November 2016
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Dear subscribers to the DRC Newsletter! Our Annual Meeting was successfully held at the Danube University Krems. A first impression can be found below and also on our website here. We will post further updates soon.

A huge thank you to everyone involved in making our Annual Meeting such a wonderful experience and especially to the host Danube University Krems!

Feedback and comments are welcome!
  1. DRC Annual Meeting Krems 9.-11. November 2016
  2. New DRC presidency elected by the General Assembly
  3. Danubius Award Ceremony
  4. International Conference ”Agriculture for Life – Life for Agriculture”
  5. 30th EFFoST International Conference
  6. New DRC Facebook Page
  7. New DRC member
  8. Permanent Committee
  9. EUA Affiliate Status and EUA Newsletter
1. DRC Annual Meeting Krems 9.-11. November 2016

The Annual Meeting with the title "Vision, Knowledge, Prosperity. The Universities’ Contribution to Implementing the EUSDR – Good Practice and Challenges" was
held at the Danube University Krems 9.-11. November 2016. Further information can be found on our website.

© Donau-Universität Krems
A report is available on the website of the Danube University Krems (in German).

The final conclusions adopted by the General Assembly can be found here.
2. New DRC presidency elected by the General Assembly

During the General assembly held at the Danube University Krems on 11. November 2016, a new DRC presidency has been elected. The new DRC president Rector Friedrich Faulhammer and his Vice-presidents Prof. Dr. Doru Pamfil and Prof. Dr. Karol Micieta have been unanimously approved by all DRC members present.

We would like to express our gratitude to former DRC president and vice-president Prof. Dr. Jiri Balik for all his efforts during his term and wish the new presidency best of success!
f.l.t.r.: DRC Honorary president Prof. Dr. Ferenc Hudecz, DRC Vice-president Prof. Dr. Doru Pamfil, DRC president Rector Friedrich Faulhammer, DRC Vice-president Prof. Dr. Karol Micieta
© Donau-Universität Krems
3. Danubius Award Ceremony
© Donau-Universität Krems
The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region. 2016 this award has been, for the third time, complemented with a specific price for young scientists - the „Danubius Young Scientist Award“.

Prof. PhDr. Ingeborg Fialová, Dr. was awarded the 2016 Danubius Award.

The awards of the Danubius Young Scientist Award were distributed to:
Austria (AT) Marcel Liedermann Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
Bosnia&Herzegovina (BH) Tanja Dujić University of Sarajevo
Bulgaria (BG) Rositsa Yaneva Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Croatia (HR) Goran Gajski Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health
Czech Republik (CZ) Jan Heyda University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Germany (DE) Franziska Sielker Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Hungary (HU) Karolina Janacsek Eötvös-Loránd University, Budapest
Republic of Moldova (ML) Alexandr Iscenco Moldovan Environmental Governance Academy (MEGA)
Montenegro (ME) Nevena Mijajlović University of Montenegro
Romania (RO) Maria-Iuliana Dascalu University Politehnica of Bucharest
Serbia (SR) Jelena Molnar Jazić University of Novi Sad
Slovenia (SL) Aleš Zamuda University of Maribor
Slovakia (SK) Tomáš Bertók Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava
Ukraine (UKR) Oksana Kychak State University “Uzhhorod National University”
4. International Conference ”Agriculture for Life – Life for Agriculture”

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the 6th edition of the International Conference ”Agriculture for Life – Life for Agriculture” which will be held between 8-10 June, 2017 at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest. Please, find detailed information in the Conference flyer enclosed.
It will be an honor for us to welcome you as guests in our university at the International Conference in 2017 when we celebrate 165 years of the foundation.
More information can be found here:
5. 30th EFFoST International Conference

Targeted Technologies for Sustainable Food Systems

28-30 November 2016 | Austrian Economic Chamber, Vienna, Austria

Participants from the Danube Region benefit from a 50 % reduction of the registration fee which can be obtained on individual request. In case of interest, please email to the conference chair:

6. New DRC Facebook Page
We are implementing a new Facebook page for the DRC. Please like us at the link below:
DRC - Danube Rectors' Conference
7. New DRC member

We would like to welcome the University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest (UPB), Romania to the DRC network!  We are looking forward to our future cooperation!
8. Permanent Commitee

The following universities have been preliminary approved to be their countrie's representatives in the permanent committee:

Austria - Danube University Krems
Bulgaria –  University of Ruse
Croatia – University of Zagreb
Czechia – Czech University for Life Sciences
Germany – absent
Hungary – Eötvös Lorand University
Italy – University of Trieste
Moldova – Agrar University Chisinau
Romania – USAMV Cluj Napoca
Serbia – University of Belgrade
Kosovo – University of Prishtina
Slovakia – Comenius University of Bratislava
Slovenia – University of Maribor
Ukraine – Uzhhorod National University
9. EUA Affiliate Status and EUA Newsletter

We are continuously strengthening and expanding our network. Since November 2015, the DRC is affiliate member of the European University Association. 

If you are interested in their news and activities, please follow the link.
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