3 July 2018
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe23rd World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions, 23-27/07/18, Prague +++ 52nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, 22-27/07/18, Leipzig +++ 90th Annual Conference of the International Society of Business Education, 29/07-03/08/18, Reykjavik
Asia18th World Congress of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association, 23-27/07/18, Seoul +++ 20th Quadrennial Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, 22-28/07/18, Fukuoka +++ 17th Meeting of the Asian and Oceanian Myology Centre, 27-29/07/18, Kuala Lumpur
America30th Conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists, 28/07-02/08/18, Vancouver BC +++ 33rd Annual International Conference of the Alzheimer's Disease International, 26-29/07/18, Chicago IL +++ 7th Congress of the Unión Latinoamericana de Entidades de Psicología, 26-28/07/18, San José
AfricaWorld Congress of the World Education Research Association, 03-05/08/18, Cape Town +++ Annual Conference of the African Bar Association, 22-27/07/18, Nairobi +++ 8th Conference of the African Association for the Study of Religions, 01-04/08/18, Lusaka
Pacific25th World Congress of the International Political Science Association, 21-25/07/2018, Brisbane +++ 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia, 04-07/08/18, Sydney +++ 48th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, 10-12/08/18, Auckland
UIA’s 7th Survey on International Meeting Issues
The Union of International Associations (UIA) launches its 2018 Survey on the meetings of international associations
By Clara Fernández López, External Relations Manager of the Union of International Associations and Member of the Executive Board of the International Youth Library Foundation

More than 25,000 organizations listed in UIA’s Yearbook of International Organizations and known to have any kind of international meeting or event activity are invited to participate in UIA’s seventh edition of the Survey on International Meeting Issues to uncover how they organize their meetings and conferences ...
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ECM Summer School 2018

Learning opportunity. The 32nd European Cities Marketing (ECM) Summer School will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, from 25 to 29 August 2018.

The aim is to equip professionals with the latest marketing tools and to help them to develop the knowledge and skills required for a successful career in conference, meetings and event management.
The set-up of the event allows maximum interaction between students and the experienced meetings professionals that compose the ECM Summer School faculty.

Register here.

UIA Round Tables 2018

Meet, learn, share. The UIA Round Tables provide an opportunity to learn through networking and through practice, to meet other international associations and share experience and knowledge to help you run your organization better.

6th Round Table Asia-Pacific
Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 September 2018
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

12th Round Table Europe
Thursday 15 and Friday 16 November 2018
Lyon Convention Centre, Lyon, France
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Welcome Dhahran Expo

New Associate Member. UIA welcomes Dhahran Expo.
Dhahran Expo is considered as one of the largest exhibition companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since its foundation in 1985, the company established its position as owner of one of the most prestigious exhibition complexes in the area and a leading organizer of exhibitions. Throughout the 30 years, Dhahran Expo has consolidated its position as a leader in the exhibition industry in the Kingdom. It became a social, cultural, and economic reference point, characterized by its dynamism and constant striving for progress.

Save the date – WFD Congress 2019

Rights for All. The XVIII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf will take place in Paris, France from 23-27 July 2019. About 3,000 persons from all over the world are expected to attend this event organised by the French National Federation of the Deaf. The Congress theme, "Sign Language Rights for All", highlights that full enjoyment of linguistic rights is vital in facilitating the full inclusion of the Deaf Community within society. Congress registration will open early July 2018. WFD members and delegates from approved developing countries will benefit from reduced rates. For more information, click here.
New Orleans
Why New Orleans?
By Robert Reso, Vice President, Convention Sales, New Orleans & Company

Did you know, that…?

+ Founded in 1718, New Orleans celebrates its tricentennial this year.

+ New Orleans is currently home to more than 1,550 restaurants, many of which serve traditional New Orleans Creole cuisine.

+ New Orleans has more than 140 registered festivals, providing year-round entertainment for locals and visitors alike; this equates to one festival every three days.

Where to meet?

The Crescent City is home to one of the largest and most technologically advanced convention facilities in the country, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) ...

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“Focusing on the Applied Aspect”

Steven Lorton
Steven Lorton,
Association for Applied Animal Andrology

On 14 July, you are going to kick off the 11th Biennial Meeting of the Association for Applied Animal Andrology (AAAA). What are the main goals and outcomes you hope to achieve with the meeting?

Every two years we bring together scientists, including students, from many countries to share their current research and ideas in the area of applied animal andrology. The AAAA is unique because we focus on the applied aspect ...

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Convention Highlights
6th World Congress in Intravenous Anaesthesia15-18/08/18, Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaMore
2018 CISV Global Conference14-19/08/18, Eindhoven, NetherlandsMore

Important shows
Pharma Education Forum03-04/07/18 KonstanzMore
LOCATIONS Stuttgart12/07/18 SindelfingenMore
GBTA Convention11-15/08/18 San DiegoMore

Number of the month


According to the latest International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates, there are still 152 million children involved in child labour.
71%, or 108 million children, are working in the agricultural sector, including tobacco growing. This work is often hazardous. w w w. eclt. org/en

Spotlight on associations

Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)

World Youth Foundation (WYF)

Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD)
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