Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

First International Conference on Consumer Research | ICCR 2014: Early bird deadline July 31, 2014

08.07.2014

The Competence Center of Consumer Research North Rhine-Westphalia (CECORE NRW) is inviting researchers from multiple disciplines such as sociology, political science, economics, law, psychology, history, food sciences, environmental sciences, or engineering to register to the "ICCR 2014 | International Conference on Consumer Research: Challenges for Consumer Research and Consumer Policy in Europe" (29-30 September 2014 in Bonn, Germany). Media representatives and journalists are invited to attend the conference, please use the attached form for your accreditation.

We are pleased to announce that online registration is now open at https://lcem.lab-concepts.de/registration/iccr2014/en Please see http://www.vz-nrw.de/iccr for program information and updates. Follow us on Twitter (@kvf_nrw | #iccr2014).

We recommend you to register soon since the number of participants is limited. A fee is payable to attend the event, except after arrangement (paper presentation). Special rates are offered to students upon presentation of a student ID.

Register by 31 July 2014 at the latest to benefit from the early bird conference fee (normal fee - early bird: 100,00 Euro; student fee - early bird: 50,00 Euro). After 31 July 2014 the fees are: 200,00 Euro (normal fee), 100,00 Euro (student fee). In general, the registration fees can be paid by bank transfer or credit card.

ICCR 2014 brings together state-of-the-art research and supports seminal, multidisciplinary research perspectives for Consumer Research and Consumer Policy in Europe. Hosted by CECORE NRW, a think tank connecting researchers in Germany's biggest state and beyond, the conference features round table discussions with participants from politics, the media, and academic disciplines.

Svenja Schulze, Minister of Innovation, Science and Research and Johannes Remmel, Minister for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Consumer Protection of North Rhine-Westphalia as well as important officials from the European Union and other national governments will join the conference to foster networks of researchers, funding agencies, and government officials.

Crucial questions are tackled on the conference: How do consumers actually behave, what obstacles do they face in markets and technologies, are consumers' interests effectively represented? These are classic questions in consumer research. New research questions have been raised in recent times: What is consumers' responsibility for sustainable growth? How can vulnerable consumers be protected? Is there a revolution of consumer-rights?

More than ever, consumer research is in charge to unfold its interdisciplinary potential without sacrificing specific research foci and approaches from different disciplines.

The conference will be held at RCC Regional Museum | LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn, Colmantstr. 14-16, 53113 Bonn, Germany. For information on available accommodation nearby please see http://www.bonn-region.de/ICCR2014. Please note that the organiser does not assume any costs for your trip or your stay in Bonn.

For any organizational questions, please contact our registration management lab concepts by email at ICCR2014@lab-concepts.de or call + 49 228 24 98 118.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Bonn!

Weitere Informationen:

http://www.vz-nrw.de/iccr-schedule - Schedule (up-to-date information)
https://lcem.lab-concepts.de/registration/iccr2014/en - Online registration
http://www.vz-nrw.de/iccr - ICCR 2014 on the web
http://www.landesmuseum-bonn.lvr.de/de/startseite.html - Venue (RCC Regional Museum | LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn)
http://www.bonn-region.de/ICCR2014 - Hotel reservation

Dr. Christian Bala | idw - Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

Further reports about: Consumer Environment Kompetenzzentrum Protection RCC

More articles from Event News:

nachricht European Health Forum Gastein 2016 kicks off today
28.09.2016 | European Health Forum Gastein

nachricht Laser use for neurosurgery and biofabrication - LaserForum 2016 focuses on medical technology
27.09.2016 | IVAM Fachverband für Mikrotechnik

All articles from Event News >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: First quantum photonic circuit with electrically driven light source

Optical quantum computers can revolutionize computer technology. A team of researchers led by scientists from Münster University and KIT now succeeded in putting a quantum optical experimental set-up onto a chip. In doing so, they have met one of the requirements for making it possible to use photonic circuits for optical quantum computers.

Optical quantum computers are what people are pinning their hopes on for tomorrow’s computer technology – whether for tap-proof data encryption, ultrafast...

Im Focus: OLED microdisplays in data glasses for improved human-machine interaction

The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP has been developing various applications for OLED microdisplays based on organic semiconductors. By integrating the capabilities of an image sensor directly into the microdisplay, eye movements can be recorded by the smart glasses and utilized for guidance and control functions, as one example. The new design will be debuted at Augmented World Expo Europe (AWE) in Berlin at Booth B25, October 18th – 19th.

“Augmented-reality” and “wearables” have become terms we encounter almost daily. Both can make daily life a little simpler and provide valuable assistance for...

Im Focus: Artificial Intelligence Helps in the Discovery of New Materials

With the help of artificial intelligence, chemists from the University of Basel in Switzerland have computed the characteristics of about two million crystals made up of four chemical elements. The researchers were able to identify 90 previously unknown thermodynamically stable crystals that can be regarded as new materials. They report on their findings in the scientific journal Physical Review Letters.

Elpasolite is a glassy, transparent, shiny and soft mineral with a cubic crystal structure. First discovered in El Paso County (Colorado, USA), it can also be...

Im Focus: Complex hardmetal tools out of the 3D printer

For the first time, Fraunhofer IKTS shows additively manufactured hardmetal tools at WorldPM 2016 in Hamburg. Mechanical, chemical as well as a high heat resistance and extreme hardness are required from tools that are used in mechanical and automotive engineering or in plastics and building materials industry. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS in Dresden managed the production of complex hardmetal tools via 3D printing in a quality that are in no way inferior to conventionally produced high-performance tools.

Fraunhofer IKTS counts decades of proven expertise in the development of hardmetals. To date, reliable cutting, drilling, pressing and stamping tools made of...

Im Focus: Launch of New Industry Working Group for Process Control in Laser Material Processing

At AKL’16, the International Laser Technology Congress held in May this year, interest in the topic of process control was greater than expected. Appropriately, the event was also used to launch the Industry Working Group for Process Control in Laser Material Processing. The group provides a forum for representatives from industry and research to initiate pre-competitive projects and discuss issues such as standards, potential cost savings and feasibility.

In the age of industry 4.0, laser technology is firmly established within manufacturing. A wide variety of laser techniques – from USP ablation and additive...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

Event News

European Health Forum Gastein 2016 kicks off today

28.09.2016 | Event News

Laser use for neurosurgery and biofabrication - LaserForum 2016 focuses on medical technology

27.09.2016 | Event News

Experts from industry and academia discuss the future mobile telecommunications standard 5G

23.09.2016 | Event News

 
Latest News

European Health Forum Gastein 2016 kicks off today

28.09.2016 | Event News

New switch decides between genome repair and death of cells

27.09.2016 | Life Sciences

Nanotechnology for energy materials: Electrodes like leaf veins

27.09.2016 | Physics and Astronomy

VideoLinks
B2B-VideoLinks
More VideoLinks >>>