The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery's (SNIS) 13th Annual Meeting -- to be held July 25 - 28 in Boston -- will feature new research and best practices in improving stroke systems of care, addressing difficult stroke cases, understanding interventionalist approaches to oncology, and treating arteriovenous malformations and aneurysms, and more.
San Diego becomes the epicenter of neuroscience in November as 30,000 researchers, clinicians, and advocates from around the world gather November 12-16 to explore and share the latest developments in brain research. At Neuroscience 2016, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, leading experts will cover a host of hot topics including neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, developmental disorders like autism, psychiatric disorders, innovative technologies, and new treatment approaches to brain disorders.
Participants can earn continuing education contact hour credits in Nursing (CNE), and Medicine (CME for physicians and non-physicians) during the SDMPH Annual Meeting 2016. One continuing education credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content. The maximum is 16.75 credits.
Sunposium™ 2017, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience's (MPFI) biennial neural circuits conference, will be held February 13-14, 2017 at Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach Florida. The 2-day event's featured speakers are David Anderson, Ed Boyden, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Lu Chen, Graeme Davis, Cagla Eroglu, Yukiko Goda, Bill Hansson, Fritjof Helmchen, Andrew Huberman, Rüdiger Klein, Dayu Lin, Michael Long, Thomas Mrsic-Flogel, Kang Shen, Inna Slutsky, Thomas Südhof, Susumu Tonegawa, and Samuel Young, Jr.
More than 5,000 epilepsy professionals from around the world will gather Dec. 2-6, 2016, in Houston for the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) and the 6th Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress. The AES Annual Meeting is the world's largest meeting and exhibition and features cutting-edge clinical, translational and basic science research.
PrEP will be at the center of the next IAS Conference in Durban where the most recent results of international studies will be discussed. The ANRS will take part in the Conference by presenting the final results of the IPERGAY trial (open phase) and organizing a satellite symposium on 'PrEP on demand'. Different clinical and pharmacokinetic studies will be presented as well as studies from animal models in line with the 'on demand' strategy and WHO guidelines.
The research group "Transnational Aging" headed by Professor Cornelia Schweppe and located at the Institute of Education at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany announces the 3rd International Symposium on Transnational Aging on the topic of 'Long-term care for the elderly across borders'. The International Symposium will be held in Mainz on October 6-7 and brings together senior and early-stage researchers from a variety of social science disciplines.
The research group 'Transnational Aging' headed by Professor Cornelia Schweppe and located at the Institute of Education at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany announces the 3rd International Symposium on Transnational Aging on the topic of 'Long-term care for the elderly across borders.' The International Symposium will be held in Mainz on Oct. 6-7 and brings together senior and early-stage researchers from a variety of social science disciplines.
More than 4,500 sociologists will convene in Seattle this August to explore ideas and scientific research relating to social movements and many other topics, as part of the American Sociological Association's 111th Annual Meeting. The conference will feature approximately 600 sessions and more than 3,200 studies covering such subjects as health, education, immigration, family, politics, children, race, religion, work, sex, criminal justice, disability, environment, relationships, gender, culture, drugs/alcohol, technology, disasters, and an abundance of others.
The ecancer Oncology Congress in Colombia will focus on the latest advances and techniques in oncology, including different modules in breast cancer, hematology, palliative care, cervical cancer, head and neck cancer and lung cancer. It will also feature a parallel WS on the latest advances on Radiotherapy.
International experts will meet in Brisbane from Aug. 2-5 to share the latest in road safety research with the aim of reducing the global road toll. The event is being hosted by QUT's Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety -- Queensland.
A vision expo will be held Saturday, July 30 at the University of Houston, addressing advocacy for the visually impaired in the community, workplace and government. The fifth-annual Houston Area Insight Expo is open to the public. The theme of this year's expo is 'Advocacy In Action.' Sponsored by the Houston Area Visually Impaired Network (HAVIN), a 501(3)c non-profit organization, the event will offer programming, workshops and shared resources for the visually impaired community.
The 24th World Congress of Political Science, organized by the International Political Science Association (IPSA) will take place in Pozna? (Poland) between July 23 and 28, 2016 at the Poznań Congress Center and Adam Mickiewicz University.
Cancer experts from around Europe will converge on Manchester this weekend (July 9-12) to share expertise with the city's world-leading scientists at a special Congress.
On July 18-19, 2016, Columbia Global Centers | Amman and Columbia University School of Nursing will host the Global Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research Development Initiative in Amman, Jordan. Experts from approximately 22 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean region will meet to identify, prioritize, and gain consensus on how to address critical regional health needs.
The 16th Plymouth Symposium on Obesity, Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome will take place on Thursday, July 7, at the Postgraduate Medical Centre, Derriford Hospital, UK. With a line-up of nationally and internationally respected presenters, the event is 'must attend' for those interested in child health, behavioral change and physical activity in relation to obesity.
TCT 2016 (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics) is the annual Scientific Symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF). It is the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine and attracts nearly 12,000 attendees from all over the world. Every year, TCT features major medical research breakthroughs and gathers leading researchers and clinicians from around the world to present and discuss the latest evidence-based research in the field.
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center has been chosen to co-host a regional conference to rally a critical mass of minds around the topic of cancer, concurrent to Vice President Joe Biden's Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington on Wednesday.
At the beginning of July in Leipzig, several hundred international experts in monitoring biological diversity will advise how the enormous gaps in knowledge about global biodiversity can be closed. Background: The signatories of the UN Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), which includes Germany, have committed to halt the damage to biodiversity by 2020 and to reverse the trend. Without data this internationally binding goal can not be implemented efficiently and still less verified.
The European Medicines Agency and the European Society for Medical Oncology will host a workshop on single-arm trials at the EMA headquarters in London, UK, on June 30, 2016.
The 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting was inaugurated today in Lindau on the banks of Lake Constance, Germany. Countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg, President of the Council, welcomed the guests who hail from some 80 different countries. 29 Nobel Laureates and more than 400 selected young scientists are taking part in the meeting, which runs until July 1. This year it is dedicated to the field of physics.
Journalists registering for the American Chemical Society's (ACS') 252nd National Meeting & Exposition will have an abundance of new scientific information available for their news stories. More than 9,000 presentations are planned on a wide range of topics from health to the environment. The meeting, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year, will be held August 21-25 in Philadelphia.
This press talk at the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting is organized in partnership with Physics World. It will explore the impact of immigration on science through the personal experiences of Nobel laureates and early-career scientists, looking look at the pros and cons of having a highly mobile scientific workforce.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to benefit humankind in diverse and deep ways, but only to the extent that people believe these smart systems can be trusted. The technical means for ensuring AI systems operate in a safe, controlled manner will be the focus of a June 28 workshop co-hosted by Carnegie Mellon University and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
MIT researchers will host a forum to elaborate on their new report, Convergence: The Future of Health, which proposes new strategies for interdisciplinary research.