News reporters are invited to attend a symposium on the Zika virus, which will take place on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Orlando, Fla., during the 2016 International Congress of Entomology.
Halting deforestation and forest degradation, promoting sustainable forest management and agroforestry are key to achieving the SDGs in Africa. The sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) will convene a special event on Aug. 25-26, 2016, at the World Agroforestry Centre headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss these issues.
Media are invited to learn more about the latest research on lemurs and their conservation at a two-day symposium at Duke University in Durham, NC. The symposium will bring together 25 scholars from more than a dozen institutions around the world to discuss topics ranging from primate behavior and genomics to brain sciences and paleontology. Find out what lemurs can teach us about how we age, sleep, think and even do math: Sept. 22-23; http://lemur.duke.edu/50/
At its 26th public meeting on Aug. 31, 2016, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues will continue the discussion that began at its 25th meeting, reflecting on the past, present, and future impact of national bioethics advisory bodies. Speakers will discuss former US national bioethics advisory bodies and their contributions to health policy, and share perspectives about a similar body abroad, in the UK, and an international bioethics body formed by the United Nations.
Chemical & Engineering News magazine is blowing the cover of 12 'secret agents' working to save us from the world's most intractable science problems. At an event today at the 252nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society and in its feature issue, C&EN will reveal the identifies of 'The Talented 12,' a group of young, rising stars in chemistry.
This Critical Issues Forum is a 1-½ day meeting that will cover multiple aspects of groundwater depletion in the High Plains and will include abundant time for participant discussion.
The European Society of Cardiology is proud to announce that His Holiness Pope Francis will visit ESC Congress 2016, the largest scientific summit on cardiovascular medicine.
Geoscientists from around the globe will be presenting more than 4,700 papers at the Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition in Denver, Colorado, 25-28 Sept. 2016. The scientific program schedule is online now at https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2016AM/webprogram/start.html.
Sunposium™ 2017, MPFI's biennial neural circuits conference, will be held February 13-14, 2017 at Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach Florida. A total of seven Nobel laureates have been featured speakers at MPFI's past two Sunposium™ events (2012 and 2015), with an additional two laureates in the 2017 program. The 2017 plenary speakers include Thomas Südhof, Susumu Tonegawa, Emmanuelle Charpentier, and recipient of the 2016 Peter Gruss Young Investigator Award (announced October 2016).
Get ready for the most highly anticipated cardiovascular science of the year in the ESC Congress 2016 hot lines. The primary results of 30 novel clinical trials will be presented, with findings revealed in advance to the media in six dedicated press conferences.
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2016 Annual Meeting, the premier scientific meeting in the world on bone, mineral and musculoskeletal science, will be held in Atlanta, Georgia USA, Sept. 16-19, 2016, and bring together more than 3,500 researchers and clinicians from nearly 70 countries.
The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting is the world's premier scientific rheumatology meeting, featuring more than 450 sessions and 1,000 plus speakers. Eligible press members receive complimentary registration, an embargoed press kit, access to on-site press conferences, free access to videos of recorded sessions via SessionSelect, assistance in scheduling interviews with speakers, and access to an on-site newsroom equipped with printers and computers where registered press can work away from the hustle and bustle of the meeting.
There are only 102 people living around the world that have been distinguished with most renowned prizes in mathematics and computer science: the Abel Prize, the Fields Medal, the Nevanlinna Prize and the ACM A.M. Turing Award. This Sept. 18-23, 22 of these laureates will travel to Heidelberg to participate in the 4th HLF, a networking conference for mathematicians and computer scientists.
Europe's largest meeting in applied and translational neuroscience, the 29th ECNP Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) will take place at the Austria Center Vienna from Sept. 17-20, 2016. Between 4,000 and 6,000 psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists and psychologists are expected to attend the Vienna congress.
A professor-researcher in cardiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston will present 'Sir William Osler and Modern Genetic-Based Precision Medicine' for the 2016 Leonard Leight Lecture at the University of Louisville. Ali J. Marian, M.D., will speak at noon, Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the 16th Floor Conference Center of the Rudd Heart and Lung Center, 201 Abraham Flexner Way in Louisville, Ky. Admission is free.
The Medical Conference will present updates on basic science, clinical, and survivorship issues that relate to the development, treatment, and sequelae of metastatic breast cancer.
Ecological scientists are not known for elevated fashion sensibilities. Many take pride in a sartorial identity rooted in a field work chic of practical hats, cargo pants, and judicious applications of duct tape. But this year, ESA's leadership will sport designer frocks inspired by the living objects of their research, breaking out of their comfort wear comfort zones to excite curiosity about science and the natural world outside of their usual cultural niche.
American Chemical Society (ACS) President Donna J. Nelson, Ph.D., will emphasize her theme of build¬ing communities in chemistry at the ACS 252nd National Meeting & Exposition, Aug. 21 to 25, in Philadelphia. The presidential events, which will also include other subjects of broad interest, will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the Philadelphia Marriott. All times listed are in EDT.
The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT), the European Academy of Tumor Immunology (EATI), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will sponsor the second International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel (811 7th Ave., New York, NY 10019) and the New York Hilton Midtown ( 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019), Sept. 25-28, 2016.
The large-scale research project LEGATO will hold its Final Conference from Aug. 6-11, 2016, in Banaue, Philippines. The event will feature results and outcomes from the five-year research venture which aimed at promoting the long-term development of sustainable irrigated rice cultivation in Southeast Asia, with focus also on the risks arising from global change.
The 2016 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM of the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation will be held September 18-21 in San Diego. Thousands of ear, nose, and throat physicians and head and neck surgeons will gather to share the latest research and clinical advances from across all areas of the specialty.
The highly anticipated ESC Congress 2016 hot lines are set to reveal the latest discoveries in the fields of heart failure, cardiovascular disease prevention, and coronary artery disease in six packed sessions.
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2016 Annual Meeting, Oct. 18-22 in Vancouver, British Columbia, is now open for press registration. The meeting will feature Invited and platform (oral) sessions, posters, and other presentations of the latest research in human genetics.
Media can register online now for the 28th EORTC-NCI-AACR symposium on 'Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics', which takes place from Nov. 29, to Dec. 2 in Munich, Germany.
This meeting will inform attendees with factual information and educational resources characterizing the current and emerging threats to our bulk power grids which would catastrophically degrade nationwide provision of healthcare and other emergency capabilities; and identify and discuss principal direct, indirect and cascading effects of power outage following a national-level outage event.