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7 July 2015
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe32nd Biennial Congress of the World Veterinary Association, 13-17/09/15, Istanbul +++ Triple E Conference of the European Banking and Financial Services Training Association, 24/09/15, Brussels +++ 12th Congress of the Somali Studies International Association, 19-23/08/15, Helsinki
AsiaWorld Congress of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, 08-13/09/15, Taipei +++ 23rd Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics, 26-28/08/15, Seoul +++ 12th International Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies, 18-21/09/15, Nanjing
America11th World Congress of the Econometric Society, 17-21/08/15, Montreal +++ 13th Congress of the Latin American Society for Sexual Medicine, 13-16/08/15, Montevideo +++ 25th Congress of the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 23-28/08/15, Santa Barbara CA
Africa11th Congress of the Africa Union of Architects, 02-08/08/15, Kampala +++ 1st Annual Congress of the African Tax Research Network, 02-04/09/15, Cape Town +++ 16th Biennial Congress of the Southern African Society of Human Genetics, 16-19/08/15, Pretoria
Pacific10th Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Breast Disease, 17-19/09/15, Brisbane +++ 17th Meeting of the International Veterinary Radiology Association, 16-21/08/15, Fremantle +++ 25th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry, 23-27/08/15, Cairns
Inspiring associations to connect, collaborate and innovate
by Aliena Conciatore, Head of Marketing, Business Events Sydney

Well known as a place of breathtaking natural beauty, Sydney is also a sophisticated, world-class city and a place for locals and visitors to connect and foster exchange, understanding and tolerance. The city is energetic and engaging – a hive of innovation across a number of key industries, including financial and professional services, the digital economy, education and research, and medical sciences.

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) internationally profiles Sydney’s strengths as the creative and intellectual capital of Australia. Together with International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), BESydney recently partnered with innovation, diversity and success expert Frans Johansson to deliver exclusive and tailored workshops to their association clients.

Held in New York and Washington DC, the interactive workshops were part of Sydney’s dedicated client offering to help equip associations with...

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Meetings Report

UIA. The UIA International Meetings Statistics Report 2015 has just been released. For UIA Associate Members: to access the report please login to the UIA website and your dashboard. For the public: the report will be available in September 2015.
Carrier Program

Belgium. Brussels Airlines’ Official Carrier Program is designed to meet the needs of organisers and delegates of international conventions, mainly taking place in Belgium. Please click here for more information.

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Executive director

Vacancy. The International Communication Association (ICA) in Washington seeks an experienced and resourceful leader to partner with the executive committee, the board, and its members in its next phase of development. More information.
Crisis Management

ICCA. The International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) and the Safehotels Alliance have launched guidelines on crisis management for associations for association executives and meetings management companies.
Why Tartu?
Riine Tiigi, Marketing Manager, Estonian Convention Bureau

Did you know that...
+ Tartu is often considered the intellectual centre of Estonia, especially since it is home to the University of Tartu, founded in 1632. Tartu is also – tongue-in-cheek – known as "Athens of the Emajõgi" or as "Heidelberg of the North"?
+ the University of Tartu belongs to the top 3% of world's best universities?
+ 20% of Tartu´s population are students?
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"Transcend disciplinary boundaries"

Louise Röska-Hardy, executive secretary of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP)

In one week your 23rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP) will kick off. Please give us an idea about two or three topics to be discussed.
Social cognition, which concerns the processes involved in how individuals think about themselves and others, will be the focus of several lectures and sections. Questions concerning the role specific cognitive processes play in our social interactions will be discussed from different theoretical perspectives. One plenary lecture will present recent empirical research on the character of the neurocognitive mechanisms that enable cultural inheritance, e.g. social learning, imitation, mirror neurons, and...
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IMEX America13-15/10/2015 Las VegasMore

Number of the month

Centenary. The Yearbook of International Organizations lists 18 currently active international organizations celebrating their centenary in 2015. Another four organizations have 200 years of activity to celebrate. The Yearbook already includes two organizations founded in 2015. At the other end of the scale, looking at the religious orders included in the Yearbook and still active, one has its 300th birthday this year, and two go back 800 years.
New associations
Civil Society for the Renewal of European Democracy (Europe+)
http: //euplus. org
International Windship Association (IWSA)
http: //wind-ship. org
Mladiinfo International
http: //network. mladiinfo. eu/
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