8 January 2013
Upcoming International Congresses
EuropeWorld Air Traffic Management Congress of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, 12-14/02/13, Madrid +++ EWEA Annual Event of the European Wind Energy Association, 04-07/02/13, Vienna +++ 6th Annual Congress of the European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders, 06-08/02/13, Warsaw
Asia21st Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 04-07/04/13, Kobe +++ 9th International Congress of the International Society for Apheresis, 09-12/05/13, Hangzhou +++ 35th Congress of the Asia Pacific Dental Federation, 07-12/05/13, Kuala Lumpur
America8th International Conference of the International Institute for Micro Manufacturing, 25-28/03/13, Victoria BC +++ 44th Annual Conference of the World Aquaculture Society, 21-25/02/13, Nashville TN +++ 17th World Congress of the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 24/02-01/03/13, Santiago
Africa48th Annual Congress of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa, 15-19/07/13, Modimolle +++ 8th Congress of the Occupational Therapy African Region Group, 19-23/08/13, Harare +++ 7th World Environmental Education Congress of the WEEC Environmental Education Network, 09-14/06/13, Marrakech
Pacific25th Congress of the International Society for Forensic Genetics, 02-06/09/13, Melbourne +++ 38th Annual Congress of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association, 06-09/03/13, Auckland +++ 12th Inter-Congress of the Pacific Science Association, 08-12/07/13, Suva
More conferences on the UIA Congress Calendar Online
How to approach international growth and development today?
Terrance Barkan CAE, Chief Strategist, GLOBALSTRAT

Online self-assessment. Globalization is driving non-profit organizations of all types and sizes to evaluate how they should react to the changes globalization is creating. Why is that?

Today, 157 nations belong to the World Trade Organization (WTO) with another 319 regional trade agreements currently in force. These WTO and bi-lateral trade agreements are helping to drive ever deeper global integration for businesses, trade, services and professions...
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Meet Denmark
It´s all about you
Would you like to share your questions/articles?
New jobs

+++ Assistant Executive Director, International Cartilage Repair Society - ICRS in Wetzikon, ZH, Switzerland +++ Receptionist & Staff Assistant, Bainbridge Graduate Institute in Seattle, WA, USA +++ See more!
New technology

Effective meetings. The FRESH conference from 13 to 15 January 2013 in Copenhagen is about designing effective meetings. Latest technology and interactive formats will be demonstrated and experienced.
Studies/check lists

ISO. The brochure "Sustainable events with ISO 20121" by the International Organization for Standardization presents an overview of the ISO International Standard, ISO 20121:2012. Download for free!

Controlling. Planners are afraid of measuring the success of their events. Why should they? More

Project Management. There are so many tasks in event planning. What should you know? More
After the meeting in Cape Town
Cheryl Mulder-Verbruggen, Manager Convention Bureau & Event Support of the Western Cape Destination Marketing, Investment and Trade Promotion Agency

My favourite spots: Top restaurants:

Moyo V&A Waterfront: This new restaurant brings this leading African brand to the V&A Waterfront. It features an open-air souk (marketplace) and great emphasis is placed on sustainable products...
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"Vital for the public to take an interest in the ocean"

Dr. Trevor Platt, Executive Director of the Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans, POGO

Did you follow the UN Climate Summit COP 18 in Doha?
The Group on Earth Observations, of which POGO is a participating organisation, hosted an event at the UN Climate Summit COP 18 in Doha, and POGO’s voice was raised through this intermediary. With limited resources available, different international organisations make a concerted effort to share tasks and to speak with a common voice to maximise impact. POGO also supported the "Ocean Under Stress" stand coordinated by Plymouth Marine Laboratory...
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Important trade shows and congresses
FRESH Conference13-15/01/2013 CopenhagenMore
MPI EMEC27-29/01/2013 MontreuxMore
Meetings Africa18-21/02/2013 JohannesburgMore

Number of the month

January. The Yearbook of International Organizations lists 1,591 organizations founded in the month of January. The oldest, founded in January 1668, is the Daughters of the Sacred Heart. The most recent, founded in January 2012, is the International Organization for a Participatory Society.
New associations
United Cultures Organization (UC)
http: //w w w. unitedcultures. org
Science Europe
http: //w w w. scienceeurope. org
International Organization for a Participatory Society (IOPS)
http: //w w w. iopsociety. org
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