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Public Release: 28-Jul-2014
ESC Congress 2014
ESC Congress 2014 focuses on innovations in cardiology
ESC Congress 2014 promises to be bigger, better and more interactive than ever before, says Professor Keith Fox, Chair of the Congress Programme Committee. The European Society of Cardiology hosts the world's largest and most influential cardiovascular event every year in August.

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

Public Release: 25-Jul-2014
2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting
Yeast meeting to showcase latest breakthroughs in genetics and molecular biology
Nearly 600 scientists from 25 countries and 35 states will attend the 2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting organized by the Genetics Society of America next week at the University of Washington in Seattle. The conference will feature close to 500 presentations (including 70 talks) of cutting-edge research results on topics including gene expression and regulation, functional genomics, chemical biology and drug discovery, emerging technologies, evolution, aging, and a variety of diseases.

Contact: Raeka Aiyar, Ph.D.
press@genetics-gsa.org
202-412-1120
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
VEINS 2014
Preliminary agenda available for 4th VEINS Conference to be held Oct. 9-12 in Chicago
VEINS 2014 is the premier national venous meeting for cardiologists of all specialties providing comprehensive education for the treatment of patients with venous disease. The conference will feature cutting-edge and future strategies for venous treatment and several fast-paced didactic lectures, given by a multidisciplinary group of physicians who are experienced in developing venous programs.

Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Public Release: 23-Jul-2014
NIBIB Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium
NIBIB to host second Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering will host its second Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium on July 30, 2014, on the NIH campus. There will be ten exciting presentations from recent new investigators covering a wide breadth of NIBIB-funded research.

Contact: Margot Kern
nibibpress@mail.nih.gov
301-496-3500
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
6th Latin American Lung Cancer Conference (LALCA 2014)
The 6th Latin American Conference on Lung Cancer (LALCA 2014)
The 6th Latin American Conference on Lung Cancer will be held Aug. 21-23, 2014 in Lima, Peru.

Contact: Rob Mansheim
rob.mansheim@iaslc.org
720-325-2952
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
IUMS 2014
Montreal hosts International Union of Microbiology Societies congresses
Emerging infectious diseases, vaccination, antibiotic resistance, and cheating in science are among the topics to be discussed by leading bacteriology, virology, and mycology experts in Montreal at the three International Union of Microbiological Societies congresses from July 27-Aug. 1, 2014.

Contact: Stéphanie Thibault
stephanie.thibault@adm.inrs.ca
450-687-5010 x8865
INRS

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
40th COSPAR
40th COSPAR: Media registration now open
Media registration for the COSPAR Scientific Assemblies (Aug. 2-10, 2014), the most important meetings in space research, is now open. It is for the first time that the COSPAR Assembly takes place in Moscow, Russia. Conference venue is Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Contact: Ilya Usov
science-release@rector.msu.ru
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Public Release: 18-Jul-2014
The 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014)
Prioritizing children and families at AIDS 2014
Experts from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation will give oral presentations, moderate conference events, and exhibit a variety of educational posters and abstracts related to ending AIDS in children.

Contact: Johanna Harvey
jharvey@pedaids.org
202-280-1657
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Public Release: 18-Jul-2014
Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics
TCT 2014 agenda now available
Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics is the annual scientific symposium of CRF and the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For more than 25 years, TCT has featured major medical research breakthroughs and gathered leading researchers and clinicians from around the world to present and discuss the latest evidence-based research in the field.

Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
HFES 2014 International Annual Meeting
Registration is now open for the HFES 2014 International Annual Meeting
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society invites you to register to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting, to be held October 27-31 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Early bird discounts end on September 15, so register soon.

Contact: Cara Quinlan
cara@hfes.org
310-394-1811
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Public Release: 15-Jul-2014
4th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference
Tel Aviv University to host leading international cyber conference
Cyber Week 2014, one of the most important annual cyber events, is slated to take place in Israel on September 14-17. The signature event of the conference series, the 4th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference, will be held at Tel Aviv University on September 14th. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak at the event.

Contact: George Hunka
ghunka@aftau.org
212-742-9070
American Friends of Tel Aviv University

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
21st Century Medicine Forum
BGRF hosts inaugural 21st Century Medicine Forum
The Biogerontology Research Foundation, a UK-based charity founded to support ageing research and address the challenges of a rapidly ageing population, hosted the inaugural 21st Century Medicine Forum on Monday, June 30th, with Aging Analytics, a company supporting financial decision-making in the biotechnology and regenerative medicine sector.

Contact: Henry Stanley
henry@bg-rf.org.uk
44-208-133-5518
Biogerontology Research Foundation

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
International Symposium on Combustion
Fuel efficiency, biofuels, climate change to be explored by world's leading combustion scientists
Nearly 1,500 of the world's foremost fuels and combustion scientists and engineers will gather in San Francisco on Aug. 3-8 for the 35th International Symposium on Combustion, a biennial event sponsored by the Combustion Institute and locally organized this year by Sandia National Laboratories that will examine issues related to climate change, fuel efficiency, biofuels integration with combustion engines and other topics.

Contact: Mike Janes
mejanes@sandia.gov
925-294-2447
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
21st World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression
Georgia State hosts national conference on aggression
More than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ranging from child abuse to urban street violence, will attend the 21st World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, July 15-19.

Contact: Leah Seupersad
lvh@gsu.edu
404-413-1354
Georgia State University

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
IGARSS 2014
Professor Monique Bernier of INRS chairs IGARSS 2014
Professor Monique Bernier of Centre Eau Terre Environnement at INRS is chairing the joint organizing committee of the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium and the 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, whose theme is Energy and Our Changing Planet. From July 13-18, 2014, over 1,800 participants from around the world are expected to attend the biggest symposium on remote sensing in the world.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition
American Chemical Society meeting features hands-on family event, energy symposia
A special hands-on outreach program for children and their families exploring everyday chemistry and two symposia on energy (one on hydraulic fracturing and one on solar fuels) are among the presidential events at the American Chemical Society's (ACS') 248th National Meeting & Exposition next month. The gathering of the world's largest scientific society will be held in San Francisco August 10-14.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
American Chemical Society 248th National Meeting & Exposition
Highlights for 2014 national meeting of world's largest scientific society
Journalists registering for the American Chemical Society's (ACS') 248th National Meeting & Exposition this summer will have an abundance of material to mine for their news stories. Nearly 12,000 presentations are planned on a broad range of topics from health to the environment. The meeting, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year, will be held August 10-14 in San Francisco.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
2014 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO
Press registration opens for the 2014 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO
Registration is now open to journalists planning to cover the 2014 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, September 21 – 24 in Orlando, Florida.

Contact: Lindsey Walter
lwalter@entnet.org
703-535-3762
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
The ICIST-KAIST International Conference 2014
The ICIST-KAIST International Conference 2014 from August 4-8, 2014 in Korea
'Does science lead progress?' This thought-provoking question will be explored this summer, August 4-8, 2014, with hundreds of university students gathered from all around the world at the campus of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), a leading science and technology university in Korea.

Contact: Lan Yoon
hlyoon@kaist.ac.kr
82-423-502-294
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
I. E. Block Community Lecture: Search and Discovery in Human Networks
Exploring human nature through the social web
Over the last several years, the web has changed dramatically, both in the amount of content available and the nature of such content. In a free public lecture at the SIAM Annual Meeting in Chicago next week, MIT's Sep Kamvar will discuss how this technological shift has affected the possibilities in software, and how it might inform future work in search, data mining, and social computing.

Contact: Karthika Muthukumaraswamy
karthika@siam.org
267-350-6383
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
EMBO-EMBL Anniversary Science and Policy Meeting
EMBO and EMBL to host anniversary science and policy meeting
Scientists, politicians and policy makers will meet at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany, on July 2-3 for the EMBO-EMBL Anniversary Science and Policy Meeting. The event will feature scientific talks from researchers, the participation of European science ministers, and sessions on policy issues such as excellence and inclusion.

Contact: Barry Whyte
barry.whyte@embo.org
European Molecular Biology Organization

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
2014 Partners' Forum
Global forum calls for urgent action to curb health inequities, cut maternal and child mortality
More than 800 leaders and public health experts from around the world opened a landmark two-day meeting in Johannesburg to review new data and call for accelerated action to improve maternal, newborn and child health. The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health 2014 Partners' Forum was opened by Graça Machel, Chair of PMNCH and African Ambassador for Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed.

Contact: Jenny Payne
jpayne@globalhealthstrategies.com
27-735-964-291
Global Health Strategies

Public Release: 29-Jun-2014
64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting opened
The 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting has begun: At Lindau, Germany, 37 Nobel laureates Exchange with more than 600 Young scientists from 80 countries.

Contact: Christian Schumacher
christian.schumacher@lindau-nobel.org
49-838-227-73115
Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
54th ICAAC
54th ICAAC: Media registration now open
News media registration for the annual infectious diseases meeting of the American Society for Microbiology is now open. The 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy will be held September 5-9, 2014 at the Washington, DC Convention Center.

Contact: Garth Hogan
ghogan@asmusa.org
American Society for Microbiology

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
2014 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
Sociologists to explore economic inequality at annual meeting in San Francisco, Aug. 16-19
The conference will feature nearly 600 sessions and more than 3,600 studies covering such subjects as family, education, sex, health, religion, work, same-sex marriage, immigration, bullying, race, social media, crime, relationships, gender, technology, socioeconomics, children, disability, political participation, neighborhood life, substance abuse, climate change, and an abundance of others.

Contact: Daniel Fowler
pubinfo@asanet.org
202-527-7885
American Sociological Association

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