Vienna Convention
7 June 2017
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe64th Annual Congress of the European Organization for Caries Research, 05-08/07/17, Oslo +++ 63rd Annual Meeting of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 08-13/07/17, Berlin +++ 18th Meeting of the European Venous Forum, 29/06-0107/17, Porto
Asia26th Annual Meeting of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, 26-30/06/17, Hiroshima +++ 21st Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology, 13-15/07/17, Singapore +++ 13th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Astronomical Union, 03-07/07/17, Taipei
America24th Biennial International Symposium of the International Society for Postural and Gait Research, 25-29/06/17, Fort Lauderdale FL +++ 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Urogynecological Association, 20-24/06/17, Vancouver BC +++ 5th World Congress of the World Conference of Catholic University Institutions of Philosophy, 04-09/07/17, Bogotá
Africa4th Conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research Africa, 20-23/06/17, Accra +++ Inaugural Congress of the African Primatological Society, 25-27/07/17, Abidjan +++ Annual Conference of the Pan African Lawyers Union, 05-08/07/17, Durban
Pacific13th Annual Conference of the Metabolomics Society, 25-29/06/17, Brisbane +++ Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators, 11-14/07/17, Adelaide +++ 15th Islands of the World Conference of the International Small Islands Studies Association, 02-07/07/17, Kangaroo Is
UIA Associations Round Tables 2017
From Nancy Carfrae
UIA Associations Round Tables

What is a UIA Round Table?

The UIA Round Tables are the core of UIA’s education project. The participants and speakers are people involved in running associations – of all sorts. The diversity of international associations attending any given UIA Round Table is dizzying, yet each UIA Round Table confirms that we have more in common than our associations’ names might indicate. We share challenges and questions and concerns. We often share a close acquaintance with managing on small budgets. Above all, we share a passion for what we do.

What’s on the programme?

The programme of a UIA Round Table is straightforward: bring together people who are involved in running associations, have some of them tell about their experience with particular challenges, and give ample time and space for all to share knowledge. In short presentations and panels, and in longer workshops and discussion groups, we exchange our experiences in overcoming (or not!) challenges in membership, communication, funding, governance, and other common issues ...

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Nürnberg Convention
Association Management Master

Training. Executive Master in International Association Management will resume in January 2018. This 17-day modular training for association professionals is operated by the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. The teaching faculty, drawn from Solvay academic experts, is teamed up with association executives from the programme’s supporting partners (Union of International Associations (UIA), Federation of European and International Associations (FAIB), European Society of Association Executives (ESAE) and Visitbrussels).

For more information, contact
Ms. Asja Kamenica
+ 32 2 650 38 94
Open Calendar boasts 10'000 Meetings

Free service. The Open Calendar is the result of UIA’s ongoing efforts to promote the activities of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs).

It includes approx. 10,000 current and future international meetings organized by non-profit organizations working worldwide in all fields of activity.

http: //w w w. uia. org/projects/open-calendar
Lisbon Financial Program

Support. The Lisbon Tourism Development Fund offers financial support for securing and hosting conferences and corporate and associative events in Lisbon. This programme supplements the national Support Programme for the Securing and Hosting of Conferences and Corporate and Associative Events, which is run by the Portuguese Tourism Board.

Lisbon Financial Program
Welcome to Food Action!

Get started. Easy steps to better eating: for less waste, better environment, better health.
The FAct! Program provides support for individuals and households interested in exploring health and environment aspects of their eating habits, and willing to learn what they can do about it.

http: //fact. globalactionplan. com/en
Seoul convention
Why Seoul?
By Seoul Convention Bureau

Did you know?

+ Seoul now ranks in 3rd place worldwide for the number of international congresses held according to the UIA’s latest 2015 International Meetings Statistics Report, with 242 meetings recorded?

+ Seoul also currently ranks 10th in ICCA’s 2016 Country and City Rankings statistics report with 137 meetings.

+ Seoul was included in Lonely Planet’s Top Ten Cities for its annual Best in Travel list and highlighting the city’s green initiatives such as the new Seoullo 7017 Project in which an aging major highway overpass has been constructed into a new urban sky park ...

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MICE Seoul
Maintaining the immediacy of a Live Meeting

Joyce Jacobsen
Joyce Jacobsen, IAFFE President

On June 29th you will kick off the 27th IAFFE Annual Conference in Seoul. The theme is “Gender Inequalities in a Multipolar World” - why?

The 2017 IAFFE conference theme is an attempt to focus our attention on how feminist economics can be useful to educators, feminist organizations and policymakers in a world where there are multiple power centers in both economic and political terms.

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Convention Highlights
AIPC Annual Conference02-05/07/2017 SydneyMore
5th Round Table Asia-Pacific21-22/09/2017 Chiang MaiMore

Important shows
The Meetings Show13-15/06/2017 LondonMore
ibtm world28-30/11/2017 BarcelonaMore

Number of the month

Brussels. The Yearbook of International Organizations lists 21 currently active international organizations founded in 1917 (20 non-governmental and 1 intergovernmental) and another 21 founded in 1918 (all non-governmental). There are another two founded in 1818, one in 1617 and one in 1217, all of them still active today.

https://w w w. uia. org/yearbook
Spotlight on Associations
International Spinal Pain Society (ISPS)
w w w. spinemeeting. org/
Proactiva Open Arms
w w w. proactivaopenarms. org/en
European Institute of Politics and Reforms – IPRE
ipre. md
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