Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Mat Winter will address innovators, technology experts and hundreds of leading small businesses June 1 at this year's Navy Opportunity Forum in Crystal City, Virginia, sponsored by the Navy's Small Business Innovation Research program. The forum is a busy intersection where many partnerships are pursued by military, industry, small business leaders and academia to develop leading-edge technologies for warfighters needing innovative, affordable solutions to defense and security problems.
On May 28 and 29, 2015 at Palácio Foz in Lisbon, the US-Portugal Partnerships sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia will hold their first Joint Conference and Exhibition on Fostering Science and Innovation Ecosystems.
The cardiovascular nursing event of the year is heading south to Croatia. EuroHeartCare is the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions of the European Society of Cardiology. The 2015 meeting is held in collaboration with the Croatian Association of Cardiology Nurses.
The American Diabetes Association is happy to share the press conference schedule for our upcoming 75th Scientific Sessions, the world's foremost meeting on diabetes, being held June 5-9, 2015 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston.
The Joint Conference on Serious Games takes place on June 3-4. The event -- which is a combination of the Sixth International Conference on Serious Games Development and the Fifth GameDays Conference -- is chaired by Professor Minhua Ma, who is Director of Internationalization in the University of Huddersfield's School of Art, Design and Architecture.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will present its energy research activities at the international conference 'EST 2015 - Energy, Science, and Technology.' KIT's research focuses on renewable energies, energy efficiency as well as on energy and storage systems. From May 20 to 22, 2015, presentations, posters, exhibits, and excursions will provide insight into the state of the art of interdisciplinary research and coming innovations in the energy sector.
The 2015 International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) -- the leading conference for research on Semantic Web topics -- comes to Lehigh University, Oct. 11-15, 2015. The annual event is overseen by the Semantic Web Science Association, a non-profit that promotes the exchange of scholarly work in Semantic Web and related fields throughout the world.
The Office of Naval Research will showcase several unmanned autonomous vehicles, as well as other technologies for the future force, May 21-25 at Fleet Week New York.
Yale Cancer Center researchers will be presenting abstracts at the 2015 ASCO Annual Conference May 29-June 2 in Chicago and available for interviews. Highlights include: new response/survival data for immunotherapy for bladder and lung cancers; advances in small cell lung cancer; exercise and quality of life for cancer survivors; expanding indications for checkpoint blockade.
Approximately 700 leading neuroscientists from across Canada and around the world will be in Vancouver from May 24 to 27 for the 9th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN). The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) has partnered with CAN and Science World British Columbia to host a series of events on May 23 to engage the public with the newest in brain health research. Public events will take place on Saturday, May 23 at TELUS World of Science in Vancouver.
The Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology is proud to host our symposium 'Looking in the Right Direction: Carl Woese and the New Biology' from September 19-20, 2015, to mark the renaming of our Institute. The symposium will highlight not only some of the historical aspects of work on microbiology, evolution and molecular biology as researched by Carl Woese and colleagues, but also some of the most exciting modern research directions that have been inspired or impacted by his work and ideas.
Sleep clinicians and scientists from around the world will discuss current practices in sleep medicine and the latest findings in sleep and circadian research at SLEEP 2015, the 29th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS), which will be held June 7-10 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
From May 27-29 the TECNALIA center for applied research will be gathering together at the Kursaal Conference Centre in Donostia-San Sebastian the main European experts involved in innovation in solutions for façades. Over three days the conference will become a meeting point to get to know about the latest trends in the sector, products, solutions and market success stories, thanks to the participation of 70 top international experts.
Journalists may now apply for press credentials for the American Chemical Society's 250th National Meeting & Exposition, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year. It will be held Aug. 16-20 in Boston.
Registration for IBCD 2015, Innovation and Biomarkers in Cancer Drug Development, is now open. This first of its kind joint meeting organized by the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, the United States National Cancer Institute, the European Medicines Agency and the American Association for Cancer Research, IBCD 2015 will be held Dec. 3-4, 2015, at the Square Brussels Meeting Centre.
Nature-based solutions to societal challenges have come to the forefront all over the world, and interest in such solutions is large in the EU due to the potential economic, labor, social and environmental benefits. These solutions are being developed, e.g., to promote health and well-being, and to revitalize cities. ALTER-Net, Europe's Ecosystem Research Network, organizes an international conference in Ghent, Belgium, focusing on the potential of nature-based solutions to societal challenges in urbanized regions.
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office and the Museum of Science Fiction have teamed up for this year's Awesome Con to present two exciting panels, Nanotechnology: Fact from Fiction and 3D Printing: 'Replicating' Success.
ASGE Sessions on POEM, Detection of Dysplasia in Ulcerative Colitis, Endoscope Reprocessing, and Endoscopic Quality and Safety are among the highlights at DDW, as well as a number of noteworthy poster presentations.
An University of Iowa researcher will discuss studies finding that care teams including a pharmacist helped patients control their hypertension. The talk will be Mon., May 18, at the American Society of Hypertension meeting in New York.
EuroPCR 2015, the world-leading course in interventional medicine, runs from May 19-22, 2015, at the Palais des Congres in Paris. The program features a mix of breaking news, live case demonstrations, oral abstracts, posters, debates, and tips-and-tricks tutorials in the coronary, structural heart disease, peripheral, hypertension/heart failure, nurse/technician, and multispecialty categories.
ICTD 2015, the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development will see the latest research advances in ICTs in education, health, e-government and politics, disability and infrastructure, mobile communication and agriculture. The conference is hosted by the Singapore Internet Research Centre of Nanyang Technological University that is at the forefront of this field, combining its strengths in engineering and technology with communication and information, and other disciplines.
Researchers from Arizona State University and 40 other scientists, engineers, technical experts and policy makers from around the world, are convening in Washington, D.C. May 18-21 to study ways to create a sustainable phosphorus (P) fertilizer system. The use of phosphorus, a key component of fertilizers, is increasing around the world. The runoff of phosphorus from farms and cities is creating algal blooms, which often lead to 'dead zones' in rivers, lakes and coastal oceans.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects one-third of -- or 70 million -- US adults, and the healthcare costs associated with treating the disease are approximately $46 billion. From May 15 - 19, 2015, members of the medical community will gather at the 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Hypertension in NYC to discuss more than 200 new studies, state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and new treatments for hypertension.
Southern Methodist University's renowned Geothermal Laboratory will host its seventh international energy conference and workshop on the SMU campus in Dallas, Texas, May 19-20. The conference is designed to promote transition of oil and gas fields to electricity-producing geothermal systems by harnessing waste heat and fluids from both active and abandoned fields.
Does having cancer decrease your risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases? Why do many cancer drug targets overlap with targets for neurodegenerative diseases? This meeting will address these questions to help advance therapeutic development.