4 June 2019
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe11th World Congress of the European Water Resources Association, 25-29/06/19, Madrid +++ 29th Triennial Congress of the Société de linguistique romane, 01-06/07/19, Copenhagen +++ 7th Biennial Conference of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism, 02-04/07/19, Amsterdam
Asia27th Congress of the International Council of Nurses, 27/06-01/07/19, Singapore +++ 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems of the Association for Information Systems, 08-12/07/19, Xian +++ 12th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism, 24-26/06/19, Jakarta
America28th Annual Conference of the International Society for Anthrozoology, 01-04/07/19, Orlando FL +++ 24th International Metropolis Conference of the International Metropolis Project, 24-28/06/19, Ottawa ON +++ 50th Annual Conference of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, 03-06/07/19, Buenos Aires
Africa24th International Conference of the African Association for Lexicography, 26-29/06/19, Windhoek +++ 4th African Tea Convention of the East African Tea Trade Association, 26-28/06/19, Kampala +++ 21st Biennial Congress of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa, 08-11/07/19, Durban
PacificAnnual International Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, 02-05/07/19, Auckland +++ 28th Annual Conference of the Pacific Power Association, 01-05/07/19, Rarotonga +++ 20th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, 24-28/06/19, Canberra
Erica Keogan
Inspirational education at The Meetings Show
Erica Keogan is the Conference Producer for The Meetings Show 2019. With over 20 years’ experience in the international meetings and exhibitions industry, Erica is responsible for curating a three-day programme of informative and insightful content for the show’s audience of event planners, which this year will focus on ‘The Planner Journey’.

The Meetings Show, the UK’s premier meetings and events trade show, returns to Olympia London on 26 and 27 June, with a packed educational programme that promises to inspire, engage and enlighten visitors ...

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In Memoriam
It is with sorrow UIA has said goodbye to Professor Gianni Tibaldi who passed away in December at the age of 88. Professor Tibaldi was a UIA Active Member for 28 years since joining in 1990. In 1999 he was elected to serve on the UIA Council. Professor Tibaldi was known and respected for his work on and study of psychology, international diplomacy, and policy making. A true polymath; he worked in eight languages, and saw his research appear in countless academic publications. He will be remembered for founding the Italian Centre for International Associations, and for serving as Secretary General of the Italian Association for the United Nations University. Our condolences go to his friends and family. We will miss him.
Save the Dates: 2019 UIA Associations Round Table

Education. The UIA Associations Round Table aims to promote and facilitate the work of international associations by providing training and networking opportunities.

•The 7th Round Table Asia-Pacific will take place in Pattaya, Thailand on 19 & 20 September 2019.
•The 13th Round Table Europe will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 4 November 2019.

Topics which are set to be covered include: UN Accreditation, networking, event organization, external communications strategy, membership, governance, legal statutes, and accounting. The full programmes can be found online.

If you wish to receive an invitation, contact nancy@uia.org.

Solvay Executive Master in International Association Management

Training. The Solvay Executive Master in International Association Management resumes in January 2020, offering a unique platform for mastering the fundamental skills in key management areas with a special focus on the association executives’ needs.

The executive master is operated by Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management in cooperation with European Society of Association Executives (ESAE), the Union of International Associations (UIA), the Federation of European and International Associations (FAIB) and visit.brussels.

For more information, contact Programme Manager Asja Kamenica at asja.kamenica@solvay.edu or + 32 2 650 38 94.
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UIA Welcomes New Associate Member: Nomura Research Institute

Associate Member. The UIA is delighted to welcome its newest Associate Member: the Nomura Research Institute (NRI)!

NRI is a class-leading business consultancy and technology solution firm headquartered in Tokyo. With 50 years of experience in systems and strategies, it has grown from boutique financial IT specialist to Japan's leading consulting and technology solution firm. If you haven't heard of NRI, good news: you've just discovered one of Japan's best-kept secrets! NRI's work helps power many of the global brands consumers and businesses depend on every day. As the only major global consulting firm to come out of Japan, NRI is proud of the caliber and craftsmanship of its work. Clients can expect solutions built with the precision and efficiency that define Japanese quality.
Save the Date: 2019 World Environmental Education Congress

Environmental Congress.
The World Environmental Education Congress Network is organizing the 10th edition of its World Congress WEEC2019 in Bangkok, Thailand from 3 to 7 November 2019.

The focus of the congress will be on education: “Environmental education allows individuals to explore environmental issues, to raise their awareness and to be responsible for environmental care in their society. In addition, people will be able to share one’s knowledge and academic experiences to others. As a result, the exchange or the reciprocal knowledge will bring solutions concerning global change and climate change for the present and future.”

Why Lisbon?
By Paula Oliveira, Executive Director, Visit Lisboa

Did you know, that…?

+ The number of attendees at conferences taking place in Lisbon is normally high and several records were achieved in recent years.

+ Lisbon is amongst the most competitive cities for international events.

+ Some of the top associations return repeatedly to hold their international conferences in Lisbon, associations such as CIRSE, EASD, EHRA, EAACI, and ESCRS.

+ Lisbon was awarded World´s Leading City Destination by the World Travel Awards.

+ Lisbon is known for its mild weather. Our climate is never too hot in the summer and there is a lot of warm sunshine in the winter.

+ Lisbon is a friendly and tolerant city by tradition ...

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Promoting diversity, quality, openness and inclusiveness

Thomas Durand
By Prof. Thomas Durand, President, European Academy of Management (EURAM)

On 26 June, you are going to kick off the EURAM (European Academy of Management) 2019 Conference. What are the main goals and outcomes you hope to achieve with this conference?

The European Academy of Management aims at developing management research and education to improve knowledge and practice about how to lead organized collective action. EURAM fosters a friendly and professional forum of management academics promoting diversity, quality, openness and inclusiveness. EURAM cultivates the value stemming from its European roots while reaching out for the world, hence connecting to both national academies and international societies ...
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Convention Highlights
Global Insurance Forum18-21/06/19, SingaporeMore
European Urban Resilience Forum25/06/19, Bonn, GermanyMore

Important shows
MPI World Education Congress 201915-18/06/19 Toronto, CanadaMore
AIPC Annual Conference and General Assembly23-26/06/19 Antwerp, BelgiumMore
The Meetings Show26-27/06/19 London, EnglandMore

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In 2018 UIA added 1050 new international associations to its database the Yearbook of International Organizations. Currently there are 77,462 historic and current associations listed in the database.
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