3 April 2012
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe22nd Triennial Congress of the International Political Science Association, 08-12/07/2012, Madrid +++ 14th Biennial Congress of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, 12-17/08/12, Lund +++ 14th Triennial Symposium of the World Society of Victimology, 20-24/05/12, The Hague
Asia23rd Quadrennial International Congress of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 19-24/08/12, Beijing +++ 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, 13-16/06/12, Yokohama +++ 39th Scientific Assembly of the Committee of Space Research, 14-22/07/12, Mysore
AmericaCongress of the World Public Health Nutrition Association, 27-30/04/12, Rio de Janeiro +++ 6th Quadrennial World Congress on Wilderness Medicine of the Wilderness Medical Society, 13-17/07/12, Whistler BC +++ 16th Annual Conference of the African Language Teachers Association, 26-29/04/12, Madison WI
Africa58th Annual Congress of the International Pharmaceutical Students Federation, 01-11/08/12, Hurghada +++ Biennial World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health, 17-21/04/12, Cape Town +++ 8th Triennial Congress of the Shakespeare Society of Southern Africa, 03-05/07/12, Grahamstown
Pacific3rd Triennial Congress of the International Dermoscopy Society, 17-19/05/12, Brisbane +++ 20th Biennial Conference of the Pacific History Association, 06-08/12/12, Wellington +++ 37th Annual Session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States Council of Ministers, 11-15/06/12, Port Vila
More conferences on the UIA Congress Calendar Online
Simply Effective Meetings
by Tim Casswell, Vice President, Union of International Associations, UIA

Age of collaboration.The quality and vitality of our meetings defines the quality and vitality of our organisations. We want effective and purposeful meetings. Success depends on how we are connected. Meetings are the connective tissue of the corporate mind, the synapses of organisational imagination, and the nerve endings of institutional intuition, the incubators of new initiative.

And yet the art of meeting effectively is still one of the frontier issues in human evolution. The most costly and most underestimated hindrance to all human endeavour is still dysfunctional communication...
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They said what? 3 Proven Ways to Make an Impact When Message Control Is Out of Your Hands!
New Technology

Mobile registration. How to decide whether your event needs a single or multi-event mobile app?
Best deals/offers

Register now. International trade show IMEX welcomes Association Executives to register for free for the Association Day on 21 May 2012 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Webinars. The demand for interactive seminars in the internet is on the rise. More

Hybrid Events. Organisers combine more and more on- and offline meetings. But how? More
After the meeting in Helsinki
Johanna Grönberg, Marketing Manager, Convention Unit of the Helsinki City Tourist & Convention Bureau

My favourite spots: Top three restaurants:

Lasipalatsi - the Glass Palace: The Lasipalatsi kitchen combines the traditional Finnish culinary culture with international influences...
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“Our children are the future of society”

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Schlenzka, President of the EPOS 2012 Congress

In two weeks you will open the 31st Congress of the European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS). Why has Helsinki been elected as destination?
According to the rules, the annual meeting is held in one of the member countries. We applied for it because of the fact that more than 20 years passed by since the meeting was held for the first time in Helsinki, in 1989. The decision is made by the EPOS Board which is assessing the applications. Many factors are considered, such as...
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Important trade shows and congresses
ITCM China17-19/04/2012 BeijingMore
IMEX22-24/05/2012 FrankfurtMore
BTC21-22/06/2012 RiminiMore

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NGO Committee on Environment
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International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA)
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Democracy International
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