The American Heart Association will present Scientific Sessions 2020 as a 100% virtual experience in light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be held November 13-17, 2020, with registration opening in mid-August.
Join the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia (SBC) for a webinar on Saturday, July 18, focusing on the challenges facing female cardiologists in Brazil as well as women's increased role in leading cardiovascular research in the region.
For the first time ever, on Aug. 5-10 2020, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) will invite press to hear from leading scientists and clinicians in a mix of live and pre-recorded sessions in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine at ATS 2020 Virtual.
Researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have developed a new fabrication technique based on inkjet printing that could enable fast, efficient and scalable production of perovskite solar cells.
These presentations feature research that attempts to forecast ecosystems of the future. All will be presented at the Ecological Society of America's upcoming virtual annual meeting, August 3-6, 2020.
The ecological sciences are being transformed by data. Remote sensing platforms, automated sensors, observatory networks, molecular techniques, large-scale experiments and predictive models are making it easier than ever to address far-reaching, cross-disciplinary questions. However, the increasing prevalence of these systems also creates new challenges as scientists grapple with interpreting data and how to communicate and apply their findings.
A new study shows that a compression scheme for radio-over-fiber links could help solve this problem for a variety of 5G formats. Paikun Zhu from The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries in Japan will present the new results at The Optical Society (OSA) 2020 Advanced Photonics Congress.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) 62nd Annual Meeting will be held October 25-28 via an interactive virtual platform. The meeting, 'Global Oncology: Radiation Therapy in a Changing World,' will feature reports from the latest clinical trials; panels on global oncology, health disparities and the novel coronavirus; and an immersive attendee experience in a virtual convention center. Media resources are available at www.astro.org/astro2020press, and attendee registration is available at www.astro.org/annualmeeting.
The Obesity Society (TOS) announced today that it will hold its 38th annual meeting at ObesityWeek® in an interactive, online format titled ObesityWeek® Interactive. The event will take place Nov. 2-6, 2020 at www.obesityweek.org.
Due to COVID-19, the 2020 ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting will be held remotely.
Biotechnology's game-changing role as a catalyst to reboot a greener economy is the focus of a summit hosted by The University of Manchester. George Freeman MP, former-Life Sciences minister, will join a debate featuring leading experts from Manchester Institute of Biotechnology plus national policy-makers on the green growth agenda. The event will be run from 3pm on Wednesday, July 15, and register here: https://www.newstatesman.com/2020/06/new-statesman-and-mib-webinar-biotechnology-catalyst-sustainable-future
The second session in the series will be titled Frontiers and Interdisciplinarity in Nanomedicine. BIO Integration (BIOI) virtual conference series 2020 is a series of online webinars which will be held between June and September 2020 covering topics of interest to the BIO Integration community.
SNMMI's Virtual Annual Meeting will convene more than 6,000 attendees from around the globe to share novel research on new and better ways to diagnose and treat cancers, inflammation, arthritis, chronic pain, stroke, brain disease, and more. The focus is on precision medicine--improving patients' lives by developing new ways to diagnose earlier and more accurately, delivering the most effective therapy for a specific patient's disease, and monitoring and adjusting treatment to ensure optimum results.
Professor Henry Yi Li, Chair of Textile Science and Engineering at The University of Manchester, is co-founder of the International Digital Health and Intelligent Fibre Science and Technology Innovation Organization to be introduced at a global bio-summit (July 10). Network looking to fast-track advanced PPEs, smart materials and wearable technologies that could be plugged into wider health and bio-security systems as part of digitally connected 'smart cities' to help safeguard communities of the future.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, mobile software applications have been developed worldwide. Such apps are part of a wider array of digital tools for the prevention and control of infectious diseases. Which technical questions occur in the development of these apps? What ethical aspects must be considered? How can these apps be helpful in the relaxation of restrictions on public and economic life?
Land and Water Revisited, a look back at a 1962 movie on the ecological impact of people in the Teotihuacan Valley outside of Mexico City, will live stream on July 24 at 7 p.m. on YouTube Live from the State Theater. The film will be introduced by the producers and followed by a livestreamed 45 minute question and answer session with collaborators and families from the original film.
Environmental scientists, educators and policy makers will be gathering online August 3-6, 2020, for the 105th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). Ecologists from around the world attend the annual conference, which is expected to host over 3,000 presentations this year.
The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) and the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) present a free webinar on the science and potential health benefits of fermented foods. From leading scientists in the field, participants will learn the scientific language to describe their fermented foods and how particular microbes help create a wide range of foods, from plant-based to dairy-based.
The new German-Canadian lab HIBALL aims to create a microscopic 3D map of functional neuroanatomy at the cellular level with the help of high-performance computing and artificial intelligence. The lab will be officially kicked off this Friday with a virtual satellite event at the annual Organisation of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) conference.
Rochester Institute of Technology is launching an online speaker series that will feature international pioneers in the advancement of photonics for quantum devices. The Virtual Photonics for Quantum Workshop begins June 23 and will feature new invited talks each weekday at 1 p.m. through Aug. 7.
The London International Development Centre (LIDC) Research Webinar series spotlights exciting research and initiatives taking place in international development. The LIDC is a consortium of seven University of London institutions. We facilitate interdisciplinary research, events and training in international development. Membership is free for students, staff and alumni from our member institutions. Find more information on our website: lidc.ac.uk In this webinar, we explore the extent and impact of racism in global development.
The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) annual meeting showcases global advances in stem cell research and regenerative medicine that are transforming the scientific landscape and leading to new advances in the treatment of devastating diseases.
The ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2020 will be held as a virtual meeting, on 1-4 July.
ISSCR 2020 Virtual, the annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), will feature more than 300 presentations on research areas including clinical innovation and gene editing, stem cells and aging, organogenesis, and machine learning and new computational approaches to research.
Online Sciathon 2020 from 19 - 21 June - sciathon.org. 48 virtual group projects work on current scientific topics. Under the patronage of Nobel Laureates Blackburn, Fischer and Schmidt. Updates about the competition via Social Media: #Sciathon. Access for journalists - Accreditation.