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5 April 2011
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe19th Conference of the European Association for Music in Schools, 18-21/05/2011, Gdansk +++ 25th Annual World Congress of the Conseil international d'études francophones, 29/05-05/06/2011, Aix-en-Provence +++ 19th Annual Conference of the Central and East European Management Development Association, 22-24/09/2011, Tbilisi
AsiaRegional Conference of the Worldwide CDIO Initiative, 08-11/05/2011, Beijing +++ World Conference on Drowning Prevention of the International Life Saving Federation, 10-13/05/2011, Da Nang +++ 16th Annual Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors, 26-29/06/2011, Seoul
America31st Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment, 28/05-04/06/2011, Puebla +++ 25th Annual Conference of the International Society of Franchising, 16-18/06/2011, Boston MA +++ 21st Annual Meeting of the International Association of Schools of Jazz, 03-08/07/2011 Sao Paulo
Africa36th Annual International Conference on African Tourism of the Africa Travel Association, 25-29/05/2011, Dakar +++ 13th Congress of the International Commission of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care, 27/08-01/09/2011, Yaounde +++ 62nd Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, 03-07/10/2011, Cape Town
Pacific7th Conference of the Small Island Cultures Research Initiative, 12-16/06/2011, Airlie Beach +++ 6th World Congress of the World Council for Psychotherapy, 24-28/08/2011, Sydney +++ 6th Biennial Australasian Ornithological Conference, 28/09-01/10/2011, Cairns
More conferences on the UIA Congress Calendar Online
Message from Japan
Dear colleagues,

We are giving our regular space here to an important message from Tadatoshi Mamiya, President of the Japan National Tourism Organization

Condolences. Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) would like to express our sympathy and condolences to all the people who have been affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011. We would also like to express our sincere respect and gratitude to those who have been involved with the relief and recovery efforts. We are very fortunate to have received many warm messages, encouragement, and support from all over the world; especially we know many citizens...
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Cologne Convention Bureau
Survey of the month: E-Learning

Access. Associations implement technology to make education more accessible. Do you blend your conferences and/or seminars with e-learning-modules?

» Yes

» No

» Maybe in future
Best deals/Best offers

For download. The specialist search and selection firm Ellwood and Atfield (E&A) has launched a brand new report on “Key Success Factors for European Associations” +++ IMEX. Associations are invited to the IMEX Association Day & Evening on 23 May 2011 at IMEX exhibition (24-26 May) at Messe Frankfurt. As hosted buyers they enjoy free airfare and accommodation. Contact: Natalie Lowndes
Hungarian Convention Bureau
Results March survey

Political revolution. Just one month before your long-planned meeting, the region becomes politically unstable, possibly endangering your security. Will you maintain your event?

I am not sure!

Logistics. Shorter lead times, fragile traffic chains: How do event managers meet deadlines? More

Share. What do your participants know? New interactive meeting formats show. More

Best agers. Life expectation is rising, delegates are getting older. Demand for new formats. More

After the meeting in Shanghai
Patrick Chen, Deputy Director, International Tourism Promotion Dept of the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration

My favourite spots in Shanghai:

Top three restaurants:
Lost Heaven on the Bund, 17 Yan An Road (East), 021-63300967 the restaurant provides Yun Nan Cuisine with dark...
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“Quality assurance from inspection towards inspiration”

Claudio Dondi, President of the Board of Directors of EFQUEL, the European Foundation for Quality in E-Learning

You were invited recently to an event titled "E-Learning: the Grand Challenges". What do you consider as the “grand challenges” for e-learning?
The main and most important challenge is to make Life Long Learning a reality for all. Through technology, we can make sure that learning becomes accessible in every situation of life, we cannot dream to have all people in a classroom.
So therefore technology contributes to the accessibility of education and creates economic advantages for the education sector in a dramatic way, provided of course that we are able to embed e-learning, the use of ICT, in the normal process of transformation of organizations...
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Important trade shows and annual congresses 2011
IT&CM13 - 15 April 2011 ShanghaiMore
IMEX24 - 26 May 2011 FrankfurtMore
AIBTM21 - 23 June 2011 BaltimoreMore

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Publications. The average international organization produces 2.09 regular publications, such as newsletters, journals, and reports. More
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