Dubai Convention Bureau
1 July 2014
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe41st Annual Conference of the European Finance Association, 27-30/08/14, Lugano +++ 22nd Congress of the European Sleep Research Society, 16-20/09/14, Tallinn +++ 15th Biennial Conference of the European Society of Health and Medical Sociology, 28-30/08/14, Helsinki
Asia11th Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, 28/07-01/08/14, Sapporo +++ 15th Congress of the ASEAN Pediatric Federation, 17-20/09/14, Penang +++ 18th Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists, 08-10/08/14, Beijing
America22nd International Conference on Subterranean Biology of the International Society of Biospeleology, 31/08-05/09/14, Juriquilla +++ 12th International Conference of the International Council for Archaeozoology, 22-27/09/14, San Rafael +++ 40th Annual Conference of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes, 03-06/09/14, Toronto
Africa21st Congress of the Société Francophone de Classification, 10-12/09/14, Rabat +++ 10th Triennial Congress of the International Society of Tropical Pediatrics, 24-27/08/14, Nairobi +++ 26th Biennial Congress of the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 04-07/09/14, Cape Town
Pacific28th Biennial Congress of the World Association for Buiatrics, 27/07-01/08/14, Cairns +++ 31st Triennial General Assembly of the International Council for Science, 30/08-03/09/14, Auckland +++ 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia, 03-06/08/14, Adelaide
Dubai welcomes associations
by the Dubai Convention and Events Bureau (DCEB)

Dubai Association Centre. The emirate of Dubai is taking great strides to improve its business hub credentials, most recently leveraging its premier logistics, hospitality and events infrastructure by creating a base for international associations to serve the Middle East and wider region through the establishment of the Dubai Association Centre (DAC).

A joint initiative by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), DAC is a legal entity that licenses the formation of associations in Dubai, allowing global bodies access to untapped markets in the Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia. As associations seek to boost their membership numbers and find new funding opportunities through strategic partnerships, Dubai has emerged as an ideal platform to help spur growth...
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International Meetings Statistics

Singapore. The Top Ten meeting cities in 2013 are according to the International Meetings Statistics of the Union of International Associations (UIA): Singapore, Brussels, Vienna, Seoul, Tokyo, Barcelona, Paris, Madrid, Busan and London.
New Associate Member

Brussels-Delhi. The Union of International Associations (UIA) welcomes the India Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) as new Associate Member. ICPB facilitates and supports event planners during the bidding for international conferences.
India Association Congress
Open journals

Past journals - open access now. UIA's journals such as Transnational Associations, La Vie internationale can be found at w w w. uia. org/journals. They can be filtered by Journal Name, Theme, and text search.

Event safety. Do you know the escape route for your congress? More

World cafe. The 14th German association conference gave events their own platform. More
Why Seoul?
Yunah Lee, Deputy Chief of MICE Planning Team at Seoul Convention Bureau

Did you know that...
+ Seoul now ranks in 4th place for the number of congresses it held the previous year according to the UIA’s 2013 International Meetings Statistics Report?
+ Seoul also currently ranks 9th in ICCA’s 2013 Country and City Rankings statistics report with 125 meetings, representing a 25% increase over the previous year?
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"ICM serves as the meeting place for the most notable achievements in mathematics"

Hyungju Park, Chairman of Seoul ICM 2014 Organizing Committee

Your upcoming International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Seoul is the largest congress in the mathematics community. How many delegates do you expect?
The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is indeed the largest international congress in the mathematics community with 117 years of history since its inaugural Congress held in Zurich in the summer of 1897. It is held once every four years under the auspices of the International Mathematical Union (IMU). As the 27th hosting city of ICM, Seoul has already attracted 3,407 from 121 countries worldwide (as of June 19, 2014), which is a record in the history of ICM...
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Important conferences
IAC22-23/08/2014 JaipurMore
UIA RT Asia22-23/10/2014 SeoulMore
UIA RT Europe13-14/11/2014 DublinMore

Important shows
Meetings Show08-10/07/2014 LondonMore
CIBTM17-19/09/2014 BeijingMore

Number of the month

Association events. The UIA Meetings Statistics Report for 2013 includes 364,929 events in 254 countries and 11,642 cities: 347,165 events took place in 2012 or earlier, 11,135 took place in 2013, and 6,629 are scheduled for 2014 or later.
New associations
Arabian Geosciences Union (ArabGU)
http: //arabgu. com/files/index. php
Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI)
http: //a4ai. org
International Foundation for Women Artists (IFWA)
w w w. ifwartists. org
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