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.
An international conference entitled A gender prospective on social violence will be held in Rome, Italy on Tuesday 21 June.
The International Osteoporosis Foundation is calling on doctors in the Asia-Pacific region to prepare for an immense increase in the number of elderly people suffering fractures due to osteoporosis. To improve knowledge in this field, IOF will hold the 6th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting, in Singapore, November 4-6, 2016. This will be the region's key medical conference in the bone and muscle field. Abstracts are invited by June 24. For complete information visit https://www.iofbonehealth.org/singapore-2016
The mission of the SDMPH is to advance and promote excellence in education, training and research in disaster medicine and public health for all potential health system responders based on sound educational principles, scientific evidence and best clinical and public health practices.
ARRS, working in conjunction with its members, will hold the 2016 ARRS Abdominal and Pelvic MR Imaging Symposium Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016, at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in downtown Baltimore.
Global warming, greenhouse gasses, clean energy, curing cancer -- these challenges of our modern world, and more, will be the focus of the 12th National Graduate Research Polymer Conference at The University of Akron June 19-22. UA's College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering is the 2016 host of this biennial student conference, which is focused on the latest in polymer research.
Registration is open for The Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition, to be held 25-28 September 2016 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, USA. Geoscientists in disciplines from archaeological geology to volcanology -- and everything in between -- will present new findings that enlarge the body of geoscience knowledge and define directions for future study.
At the end of June Eindhoven hosts the European Data Forum 2016. This provides a unique opportunity to hear speakers from the top echelons of industry and science throughout Europe speaking about the topic. Companies like Spotify, the BBC, Renault, Philips and TomTom discuss how they use data science.
Learning about the latest advances, discussing the clinical challenges and opportunities for today's oncologists and learning from each other to achieve a common goal -- finding the best outcomes for cancer patients. You can find all this at the ESMO 2016 Congress.
From June 13-17, a group of selected graduate students and entrepreneurs will be immersed in a residential, hands-on program designed for participants from Europe and from MIT.
Registration and abstract submission are now open for the first conference of the European Association of Systems Medicine (EASyM) on Oct. 26-28 in Berlin. This international event will bring together scientists from all over Europe, including physicians, biologists, health professionals and specialists in mathematical/computational programming. The conference will focus on current examples of Systems Medicine and their ability to shape the future of medical care.
On June 15, 2016, an interactive debate, "Will energy access alone end poverty?: A debate with rural leaders, the private sector and scientists" will be held during European Development Days at Tour & Taxis in Brussels, Belgium from 14.15-15.30 in Room D3. The debate will be co-hosted by the Smart Villages Initiative and the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC).
Scans of an individual's brain activity are emerging as powerful predictive tools, thanks to a database made available by NIH's Human Connectome Project (HCP}. This database is one of the achievements being showcased this month, as the NIH celebrates completion of the HCP's first phase. A symposium, open to the public, spotlighting HCP's successes to date, will be held on the NIH campus on June 20, 2016.
TVT 2016 is a three-day course featuring the latest research and state-of-the-art techniques for transcatheter aortic and mitral valve therapies. This year's conference will emphasize advanced imaging, bioskill demonstrations, and live case transmissions featuring the world's leading experts.
To mark the five-year anniversary of the National Robotics Initiative -- a multi-agency research effort to accelerate the development of robots that work cooperatively with people -- the Congressional Robotics Caucus will host an expo on Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The event will feature the latest in robotic technologies, as well as a discussion among leading scientists, educators and thought-leaders, and will promote improved public understanding of development of co-robots in the modern world.
Nearly 80 prominent atmospheric scientists, representing 18 countries from around the world, are attending a week of workshops and meetings at The Ohio State University to discuss the latest scientific developments regarding Antarctic and Arctic meteorology and climate change.
Insilico Medicine scientists will present the advances in deep learning in biomedicine at the ISFA-Columbia University Actuarial Science Workshop on June 27th and 28th in Lyon, France.
Young researchers in exoplanet science will present research and discuss emerging ideas in the field at the second annual Emerging Researchers in Exoplanet Science Symposium (ERES), to be held at Cornell University June 13-14.
Stanford University's annual Silicon Valley Energy Summit delivers insights on the latest sustainable energy technologies, corporate practices, market trends and emerging government policies. More than 400 people from the world's largest IT companies, Silicon Valley startups, investment funds, utilities, government, environmental organizations and research institutions attend. The lunchtime debate on the need for a nuclear power renaissance will be webcast live at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuJodGvyLzM