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Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
International Communication Association 64th Annual Conference
International Communication Association to hold Annual Conference in Seattle, Wash.
The International Communication Association will hold its 64th annual conference, May 22-26 in Seattle, Wash. The theme of the 2014 conference will explore what the 'good life' means in a networked and digital society.

Contact: John Paul Gutierrez
jpgutierrez@icahdq.org
International Communication Association

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
Heart Failure 2014/ World Congress on Acute Heart Failure 2014
The world's largest heart failure congress
The latest scientific advances and emerging therapies in heart failure will be showcased at Heart Failure 2014, the main annual meeting of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology. Journalists will also hear breaking news on acute heart failure during the first World Congress on Acute Heart Failure, which is part of the main congress.

Contact: ESC Press Office
press@escardio.org
33-049-294-8627
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
IMPAKT 2014 Breast Cancer Conference
Media alert: IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference abstracts online
How can experts and researchers best develop and better individualize new strategies to fight against breast cancer? Worldwide experts and researchers will try to answer this and other crucial questions at the IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference. Check the abstracts online.

Contact: IMPAKT Press Office
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union
Media advisory 4: On-site registration, press conferences streamed online
The General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, a meeting with over 11,000 scientists that covers all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences, is taking place next week (April 27-May 2) in Vienna, Austria. Interested journalists can register on-site free of charge. Those who cannot make it to Vienna, can watch press conferences remotely through a webstreaming link.

Contact: Bárbara Ferreira
media@egu.eu
49-892-180-6703
European Geosciences Union

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
UTSA Open BigCloud Symposium and OCP Workshop
UTSA hosts Open BigCloud Symposium and OCP Workshop May 7-8
The University of Texas at San Antonio will host the inaugural Open BigCloud Symposium and Open Compute Project Workshop May 7-8 in the HEB University Center Ballroom on the UTSA Main Campus.

Contact: Kris Rodriguez
kris.rodriguez@utsa.edu
210-458-5116
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
All Together Better Health VII
Pitt, UPMC to serve as the first US host of global health conference
The biennial All Together Better Health conference will hold its first US meeting in Pittsburgh this June to highlight the latest research on interprofessionalism and team-based health care delivery. The international conference serves as a forum for health system executives, educational leaders and policy makers to share new studies and shape the future of the health care workforce. Former CEO of England's National Health Service, Sir David Nicholson, will give the keynote.

Contact: Allison Hydzik
hydzikam@upmc.edu
412-647-9975
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 21-Apr-2014
Feminism, Feminist Theory, and Science: Where We've Been and Where We Are Going
May 2 women in science symposium honors Anne Fausto-Sterling
Experts on feminism and science will gather for an afternoon symposium and exhibit Friday, May 2, 2014, to honor Anne Fausto-Sterling, the Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Biology and Gender Studies, for her decades of scholarship on biology and gender in science and society.

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

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
Geological Society of America North-Central Section Meeting
Walking with mammoths and exploring mid-continental geology
Geoscientists from the north-central US and beyond will convene in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, on April 24-25, to discuss new science, expand on existing science, and explore the unique geologic and historic features of the region, with a special emphasis on applied geology, paleontology, and mid-continent geology. Events include a keynote talk at 7 p.m. on Thursday by Dr. Kirk Johnson, Sant Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Contact: Kea Giles
kgiles@geosociety.org
Geological Society of America

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
2014 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference
2014 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference heads to San Diego
The 2014 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference will gather scientists from industry, government, and academia for three days of educational offerings specifically geared toward the biotechnology sector of the pharmaceutical sciences. This year, attendees will be able to attend one conference organized into four conference workstreams: biomanufacturing, biomarker and Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic, research and discovery, and immunogenicity and administration routes. An integrated program will examine both theory and application from multiple perspectives including discovery, development, engineering, and regulatory aspects.

Contact: Kimberly Brown
brownk@aaps.org
703-248-4772
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
EuroPRevent 2014
A global view on the prevention of cardiovascular disease
EuroPRevent 2014 will take place at the RAI Congress Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from May 8-10, 2014. The event promises to be the leading event of the year in preventive cardiology and we encourage you to mark the event in your news diaries. The scientific program contains many new reports on a subject which is traditionally of great public interest.

Contact: ESC Press Office
press@escardio.org
0033-492-948-627
European Society of Cardiology

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
European League Against Rheumatism Congress
EULAR 2014 -- Register today!
Registration is still open for the fifteenth annual European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) meeting taking place from June 11-14, 2014 in Paris, France.

Contact: EULAR Press Office
eularpressoffice@cohnwolfe.com
44-020-733-15318
European League Against Rheumatism

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014
The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014
The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014 is an annual event held by the ITbM, inviting prestigious speakers from around the world to enhance interdisciplinary research between molecular synthetic chemistry and plant biology.

Contact: Dr. Ayato Sato
istbm-2@itbm.nagoya-u.ac.jp
81-527-476-856
Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
SETAC Europe 24th Annual Meeting
SETAC Europe 24th Annual Meeting
The SETAC Europe 24th Annual Meeting, will be held in Basel, Switzerland, from May 11-15, 2014. In the true spirit of SETAC, this major international conference will be the bridge that brings together experts from academia, government and industry.

Contact: Jennifer Lynch
jen.lynch@setac.org
850-469-1500 x109
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
2nd Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference
2nd BBEST Conference will discuss advances in bioenergy
Scientists, students, NGOs and representatives of industry and government will participated from Oct. 20-24 the 2nd Brazilian BioEnergy Science and Technology Conference (BBEST) in Campos do Jordao, Sao Paulo, Brazil, with support of the Sao Paulo Reseach Foundation.

Contact: Glaucia Mendes Souza
GLMSOUZA@IQ.USP.BR
55-119-917-74319
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Child Sexual Abuse: A Public Health Perspective
Symposium: Child Sexual Abuse: A Public Health Perspective
Child sexual abuse is almost always addressed through the criminal justice system. But strategies based on prosecution and punishment have no hope of ever eliminating the problem. This symposium will look at public health and primary prevention strategies to reduce and, some day, prevent child sexual abuse.

Contact: Susan Sperry
ssperry1@jhu.edu
410-955-6919
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Addiction Medicine for the Primary Care Provider Conference
Primary care doctors to learn more about addiction at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Conference
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation hosts conference for primary health care providers to learn more about the issues surrounding addiction.

Contact: Kathy Graf
pir@hazelden.org
651-213-4701
Hazelden

Public Release: 9-Apr-2014
Digestive Disease Week
Digestive Disease Week press program highlights announced -- register now
This year's Digestive Disease Week press program features the latest research on new treatments for hepatitis C, the promise and challenges ahead in microbiome research, new technological advances in colorectal cancer screening, and how things like grape seeds, caffeine and other dietary choices affect digestive health.

Contact: Aimee Frank
newsroom@gastro.org
301-941-2620
Digestive Disease Week

Public Release: 8-Apr-2014
Food Integrity and Traceability Conference (ASSET 2014)
Global food safety debate comes to Belfast
Food safety experts from around the world will be at Queen's University Belfast this week (April 8-10) to highlight current and emerging threats to the integrity of the food chain.

Contact: Anne-Marie Clarke
comms.officer@qub.ac.uk
44-028-909-75320
Queen's University Belfast

Public Release: 5-Apr-2014
2014 American Physical Society April Meeting
Extreme energy efficiency, hot astrophysics, nuclear medicine and more at the 2014 APS April Meeting
The American Physical Society's 2014 April meeting will focus on some of the world's largest physics projects and grandest research areas. Topics include particle physics, astrophysics, nuclear physics, plasma fusion and gravitational physics, as well as talks and sessions dedicated to social issues, energy and security. The meeting will take place April 5-8 at the Savannah International Convention Center in Savannah, Ga. Webcast press conferences are scheduled throughout the day April 5-7.

Contact: James Riordon
riordon@aps.org
301-919-2173
American Physical Society

Public Release: 3-Apr-2014
World Congress of Cardiology 2014
The war on salt
The World Congress of Cardiology will convene leading experts across the world in Melbourne, Australia from 4–7 May to debate and present the latest findings in heart health. One of the key topics to be discussed will be on the importance of national targets to reduce premature mortality related to cardiovascular disease, such as dietary salt guidelines.

Contact: Tara Farrell
TFarrell@webershandwick.com
020-706-70204
World Heart Federation

Public Release: 3-Apr-2014
Strengthening Connections Among Child and Family Research, Policy and Practice
Research conference on child and family policy
The Society for Research in Child Development will hold a meeting at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town April 3-5, 2014. This meeting focuses on Strengthening Connections Among Child and Family Research, Policy and Practice. Leading researchers from around the world will be presenting findings from the latest research on children and families and the programs and policies affecting them.

Contact: Sarah Mancoll
smancoll@srcd.org
202-289-7905
Society for Research in Child Development

Public Release: 2-Apr-2014
Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS) 36th Annual Meeting
AChemS 36th Annual Meeting: Smell and taste experts to discuss new discoveries
Members of AChemS are arriving in Bonita Springs to present the latest findings generated from research on taste, smell and related issues Research topics range from molecular biology to the clinical diagnosis and treatment of smell and taste disorders. During the four-day meeting 385 presentations will be made by scientists from around the world. See program and all scientific program at http://www.achems.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1.

Contact: Dr. John Boughter
jboughter@uthsc.edu
901-299-3221
Association for Chemoreception Sciences

Public Release: 2-Apr-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
Ludwig scientists to present at 2014 AACR Annual Meeting
Ludwig Cancer Research previewed today the full scope of discoveries to be presented by Ludwig scientists at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting next week, April 5-9, in San Diego, Calif. Ludwig researchers will deliver two-dozen presentation, and chair or participate in several symposia, educational sessions and meet-the-expert sessions.

Contact: Rachel Steinhardt
rsteinhardt@licr.org
212-450-1582
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Public Release: 2-Apr-2014
IOF-ESCEO World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases
World's largest global bone, muscle and joint congress opens in Seville, Spain
Investigators and clinicians from more than 60 countries will gather today in Seville, Spain for the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases. The joint congress of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis is regarded as the premier annual forum for the presentation of bone, joint and muscle related clinical research.

Contact: C Jagait
cjagait@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-102
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 31-Mar-2014
UH India Studies Program features the Indian novelist, Amitav Ghosh 'From Bombay to Canton: Traveling the Opium Route to 19th Century China'
UH India Studies Program hosts award-winning author Amitav Ghosh, Apr. 10
The India Studies Program at the University of Houston has invited award-winning author and distinguished scholar Amitav Ghosh to deliver a lecture, "From Bombay to Canton -- Traveling the Opium Route to 19th Century China," at 7 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 10, at the Asia Society Texas Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Contact: Melissa Carroll
mcarroll@uh.edu
713-743-8153
University of Houston

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