IMEX America
7 August 2012
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe34th Annual Conference of the European Piano Teachers Association, 27-30/09/12, Stockholm +++ 3rd Quadrennial World Congress of the Union of Risk Management for Preventive Medicine, 08-09/09/12, London +++ 14th Annual Congress of the European Public Relations Education and Research Association, 20-22/09/12, Istanbul
Asia16th Biennial Conference of the International Humic Substances Society, 09-14/09/12, Hangzhou +++ 14th Biennial Congress of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis, 09-12/09/12, Kuala Lumpur +++ 4th Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies, 02-06/09/12, Yokohama
America14th Biennial Congress of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society, 13-16/10/12, Vancouver BC +++ 42nd Congress of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology, 11-14/09/12, New York NY +++ 10th Biennial Congress of the International Association for Visual Semiotics, 04-08/09/12, Buenos Aires
Africa26th Biennial General Assembly and Congress of the International Social Tourism Organisation, 16-19/10/12, Essaouira +++ 49th Annual World Congress of the International Federation of Landscape Architects, 05-07/09/12, Cape Town +++ 5th Conference of the African Federation for Sexual Health and Rights, 19-22/09/12, Windhoek
Pacific40th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 9-13/09/12, Sydney +++ Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy, 10-12/12/12, Auckland +++ 5th Biennial Conference of the Independent Learning Association, 30/08-02/09/12, Wellington
More conferences on the UIA Congress Calendar Online
Far ahead of his time
by Judy Wickens, Union of International Associations, UIA

Paul Otlet. Some ideas are so bright that technology takes decades to catch up with them. This is true of the conception by Paul Otlet of a collection of all the information in the world in one place, which would be made accessible to any user while he sat at his own desk.

In an amazing leap of imagination, Otlet and his associate Henri La Fontaine – both Belgians – envisaged that one would work at an empty table and, by means of a kind of telescope, one would be able to consult any book situated in a central library. Sounds like the internet?
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Readers' feedback
by Peter Hajnal, University of Toronto

Marilyn Mehlmann's short article, "Blurred lines: good or bad?"
There is another aspect of NGO funding that should be kept in mind when thinking about this. Recently, several governments have challenged funding support from international civil society sources...
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It´s all about you
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Study / Check list

Report back. 14 Ways to Share Results with Your Donors - from Newsletters to Annual Reports by Kivi Leroux Miller, Preisdent Nonprofit Marketing Guide. com
New Technology

Olympic Games. Follow IT expert Corbin Ball on twitter and learn: How Mobile, Social Will Win the 2012 Olympics #INFOGRAPHIC http: //ow. ly/cu8No
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After the meeting in Istanbul
Elif Balci Fisunoglu, General Manager Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau

My favourite spots: Top restaurants:

Asitane Restaurant: I can say ‘A cultural experience’. It is located in Edirnekapı, considered by many to be one of the most important areas of historic Istanbul.The current menu features dishes originally prepared for the sumptuous celebration feast given for Sultan Suleiman...
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“The complexity of communication is increasing”

Valérie Carayol, President of Euprera

The results of the European Communication Monitor 2012, conducted by eleven universities and your association, are now available in a YouTube video. Please share with us the top three findings.
The study has been led by Professor Ansgar Zerfass, director of Euprera, in association with the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD). The international survey, sponsored by Ketchum Pleon, a leading European public relations agency, is based on replies from almost 2,200 communication professionals in 42 countries.

Here are the top three findings:

1 Shaping the same and consistent image for all stakeholders (a core idea of integrated communications) is nowadays less popular than the concept of polyphony, meaning a simultaneous and sequential stimulation of several perceptions to address different stakeholders...
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New Associations
European Platelet Network (EUPLAN)
http: //w w w. euplan. eu
Asian Pacific Prostate Society
http: //approstate. org
The James Hutton Institute
http: //w w w. hutton. ac. uk
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