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Public Release: 31-Oct-2014
Connecting to Transform Communities: Stakeholders in Health & Wellness
Twin Cities to host national health conference on community-level prevention
On Thursday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, experts and leaders from throughout the country who are promoting and working on such community-level prevention efforts are coming together in Minnetonka for the second annual national conference, Connecting to Transform Communities: Stakeholders in Health & Wellness. The event is being hosted by the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and Allina Health at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest in Minnetonka.

Contact: Teresa Ambroz
tambroz@mhif.org
612-863-9041
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Public Release: 29-Oct-2014
SIR 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting
SIR 2015: Interventional radiology shapes tomorrow's medicine
Online registration is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) 40th Annual Scientific Meeting. SIR 2015 is the one place where interventional radiologists, diagnostic radiologists, fellows, trainees and related health care professionals can come together to find the most current image-guided science and technologies being presented, discussed and tested.

Contact: Ellen Acconcia
eacconcia@sirweb.org
703-460-5582
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 29-Oct-2014
13th International Congress on Targeted Anticancer Therapies
13th International Congress on Targeted Anticancer Therapies
Registration is now open for the 13th annual meeting of the Congress on Targeted Anticancer Therapies, which will take place in France.

Contact: Jonathan Birch
jon@ecancer.org
44-011-790-94608
ecancermedicalscience

Public Release: 28-Oct-2014
Launch of MarketShift
NJIT launches MarketShift to bolster NJ's defense and aerospace industry
Launch of MarketShift, a nearly $6 million program funded by the Department of Defense to boost the capacity of the aerospace and defense industry in New Jersey by helping companies better understand and address risks associated with the defense supply chain, develop new products for existing markets, and identify new market opportunities for the products they already manufacture.

Contact: Tanya Klein
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 27-Oct-2014
Greater Expectations: New Beginnings After Brain Injury
Greater Expectations: New Beginnings after Brain Injury Forum
The Neuropsychoanalysis Association and the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center are hosting this conference for researchers, clinical neurologists and neuropsychologists, neurosurgeons and psychotherapists. This conference brings together experienced professionals to discuss the services that are currently offered to patients with brain injury, and to point the way towards improved, expanded, and more integrated treatments that support patients to adapt and to develop new capacities

Contact: Addavail Coslett
ACoslett@MAFGRP.COM
212-843-8271
Neuropsychoanalysis Foundation

Public Release: 25-Oct-2014
TWAS 25th General Meeting
TWAS opens global meeting in Oman
At the 25th General Meeting in Muscat, a key focus will be on expanding the TWAS network to include more young scientists, more women, and more developing countries. Cutting-edge research will be in the spotlight, too.

Contact: Edward Lempinen

elempinen@twas.org
39-040-224-0512
TWAS

Public Release: 24-Oct-2014
NJIT Hosts the N.J. Mayors' Summit on Resilient Design
NJIT hosts the NJ mayors' Summit on Resilient Design
Local mayors and state and federal experts will gather at New Jersey Institute of Technology to discuss how the state has recovered from two of the worst natural disasters ever to hit New Jersey: Hurricanes Sandy and Irene.

Contact: robert florida
robert.florida@njit.edu
201-725-6435
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 23-Oct-2014
HIV Research for Prevention (HIV R4P) Conference
Population Council presents New research at HIV Research for Prevention
The Population Council will present new research on novel approaches to HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and unintended pregnancy prevention at the HIV Research for Prevention Conference, HIV R4P, in Cape Town, South Africa. HIV R4P, which runs 28–31 October, is the first global scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to research on biomedical HIV prevention.

Contact: Erin Kiernon
ekiernon@popcouncil.org
212-339-0653
Population Council

Public Release: 23-Oct-2014
Recent advances in the tribology and bioengineering of the skin
Recent advances in the tribology and bioengineering of the skin
The objective of this seminar is to present state-of-the-art experimental and modelling techniques to characterise and predict the biophysics and tribology of the skin in health and disease.

Contact: Georges Limbert
g.limbert@soton.ac.uk
44-023-805-92381
University of Southampton

Public Release: 23-Oct-2014
Forensics@NIST 2014
Evidence says: December symposium showcases forensics at NIST
To spotlight how the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) currently serves the forensics community, the agency is hosting Forensics@NIST 2014 on Dec. 3-4, 2014, at NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Md.

Contact: Michael E. Newman
michael.newman@nist.gov
301-975-3025
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
2014 IMBES Conference
UT Arlington to host international gathering of mind, brain and education experts
University of Texas at Arlington prepares for major role in international gathering of mind, brain and education experts.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Bridget Lewis
blewis@uta.edu
817-272-3317
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 21-Oct-2014
Oil Spill Response: 25 Years After the Exxon Valdez and in the Wake of Deepwater Horizon, What Have
UNH hosts oil spill response forum Oct. 28-29
It's been 25 years since the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound, and nearly five years since the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico gushed 200 million gallons of crude oil. On Oct. 28-29, 2014, nearly 40 experts and eyewitnesses from science, government, industry and NGOs will gather to look back -- and forward -- at oil spill response.

Contact: Beth Potier
beth.potier@unh.edu
603-862-1566
University of New Hampshire

Public Release: 20-Oct-2014
The New York Stem Cell Foundation 9th Annual Translational Stem Cell Research Conference
Stem cell and clinical research advances to be presented at NYSCF's Ninth Annual Conference
Leaders in translational stem cell research from around the world will present the latest advances in stem cell science that are leading to better treatments and cures to disease and injury at The New York Stem Cell Foundation's Ninth Annual Translational Stem Cell Research Conference.

Contact: David McKeon
212-365-7440
New York Stem Cell Foundation

Public Release: 16-Oct-2014
Topical Scientific Workshop -- Regulatory Challenges in Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials
PETA science consortium to present hazard testing strategy at ECHA workshop
The PETA International Science Consortium's nanotechnology expert will present a poster titled 'A Tiered-Testing Strategy for Nanomaterial Hazard Assessment' at the Topical Scientific Workshop -- Regulatory Challenges in Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials being organized by the European Chemicals Agency on Oct. 23-24 in Helsinki.

Contact: Tasgola Bruner
TasgolaB@peta.org
404-907-4172
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
2014 Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) Meeting
New look at neuroscience draws experts to ASU
Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences and School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences are hosting the 2014 Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience meeting for principal investigators.

Contact: Sandra Leander
sandra.leander@asu.edu
480-965-9865
Arizona State University

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
Research to Inform Public Health Practices for Ebola
Workshop on public health research for Ebola
An ad hoc committee, under the auspices of the Institute of Medicine in collaboration with the National Research Council will organize a one-day workshop that will explore potential research priorities arising as a result of the emergence of Ebola Virus Disease, a hemorrhagic disease caused by a filovirus, in the United States.

Contact: Lauren Rugani
news@nas.edu
202-334-2076
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 15-Oct-2014
Frontiers in Optics
Optics and photonics technology leaders, researchers and companies to convene at Frontiers in Optics
Innovations from more than 600 scientific, technical and educational presentations will be highlighted during The Optical Society's 98th Annual Meeting, Frontiers in Optics 2014, being held Oct. 19 - 23 in Tucson, Ariz. Co-located with Laser Science, the 30th annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Laser Science (DLS), the meeting will cover the breadth of optical science and engineering in five days of cutting-edge content, as well as provide opportunities for networking and scientific exchange.

Contact: Lyndsay Meyer
lmeyer@osa.org
202-416-1435
The Optical Society

Public Release: 14-Oct-2014
Entomology 2014
World's largest entomology meeting to be held in Portland in November
Journalists are encouraged to attend Entomology 2014, the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Nov. 16-19, 2014 in Portland.

Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
301-731-4535
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 14-Oct-2014
National CFAR Scientific Symposium
Brown University to host national HIV scientific symposium Nov. 6
Speakers representing the nation's 19 Centers for AIDS Research will come to Brown University Nov. 6 to present their original research on the biology, medicine, and public health of the epidemic. The daylong National Science Symposium begins at 8 a.m. in Sayles Hall.

Contact: David Orenstein
david_orenstein@brown.edu
401-863-1862
Brown University

Public Release: 14-Oct-2014
Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
What to expect at Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
On Saturday, February 14, 2015, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition kicks-off Clinical Nutrition Week 2015 in Long Beach, CA, at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.

Contact: Fatema Gharzai
fatemag@nutritioncare.org
301-920-9124
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Public Release: 13-Oct-2014
SETAC North America 35th Annual Meeting
SETAC North America 35th Annual Meeting
The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) will be hosting its 35th annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia Nov. 9-13 2014.

Contact: Jen Lynch
jen.lynch@setac.org
850-469-150-0109
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Public Release: 10-Oct-2014
American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition
From concussions to ethics: Pediatricians tackle hot-button issues in youth sports
Pediatricians will tackle some of the hottest topics in youth sports during a symposium to be held prior to the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in San Diego. Titled '1, 2, 3, Go! Sports in the World of Pediatrics -- Playing it Safe and Making it Fun!' the Peds21 symposium will be held from 12:35 to 5 p.m. PDT Oct. 10 in Ballroom 6 CDEF of the San Diego Convention Center.

Contact: Debbie Jacobson
djacobson@aap.org
847-434-7084
American Academy of Pediatrics

Public Release: 8-Oct-2014
Symposium: Childhood Obesity and Cognition
Childhood Obesity and Cognition: Exploring the Link
Scientists will meet at American University on Oct. 13-14 for the first gathering of its kind focused on obesity and cognition in children and adolescents.

Contact: Rebecca Basu
basu@american.edu
202-885-5978
American University

Public Release: 8-Oct-2014
2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology
2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology
The 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology, sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and The University of Chicago, will provide a clinically relevant, multidisciplinary update on the scientific progress in treating thoracic malignancies.

Contact: Michelle Kirkwood
press@astro.org
703-286-1600
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 7-Oct-2014
2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting
INFORMS Announces Details for its 2014 Annual Meeting in San Francisco
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences today announced the first details of its 2014 Annual Meeting, including an impressive line-up of top operations research, analytics and Big Data speakers from academia, industry and government; industry case studies to be presented on numerous topics; a local Job Fair for both employers and job seekers; and a number of important networking sessions.

Contact: Barry List
barry.list@informs.org
443-794-5182
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

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