Vienna Convention Bureau
5 March 2013
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe22nd Annual European Congress of Veterinary Dentistry of the European Veterinary Dental Society and the European Veterinary Dental College, 23-26/05/13, Prague +++ Annual Conference of the Consortium of Institutes of Higher Education in Health and Rehabilitation in Europe, 17-19/04/13, Kuopio +++ 30th World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress of the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council Foundation, 19-23/05/13, Barcelona
Asia28th Biennial Congress of the International Society of Chemotherapy, 05-08/06/13, Yokohama +++ 24th Biennial Congress of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry, 12-15/06/13, Seoul +++7th World Congress of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 16-20/06/13, Beijing
America19th Congress of the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine, Chapel Hill NC, 06-10/04/13 +++ 9th Biennial Congress of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 12-16/05/13, Toronto +++ 11th Conference of the Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions, 14-16/08/13, Cancun
Africa12th Biennial Congress of the World Federation of Chiropractic, 10-13/04/13, Durban +++ 30th Annual Conference of the Pan-Pacific Business Association, 03-06/06/13, Johannesburg +++ 18th Annual Conference of the African Econometric Society, 24-26/07/13, Accra
PacificAnnual Meeting of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories, 05-09/05/13, Sydney+++ 82nd Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 06-10/05/13, Auckland +++ Conference of the Australasia Pacific Extension Network, 26-28/08/13, Christchurch
More conferences on the UIA Congress Calendar Online
Dates to note, places to be
by the Union of International Associations, UIA

The UIA aims to promote and facilitate the work of international associations by documenting civil society activities, publishing research reports, and providing training and networking opportunities. One of its main activities is the UIA Associations Round Table, bringing together representatives of international associations to learn practical skills and share experience. Please save the dates for two UIA Associations Round Tables 2013:

in Asia: Singapore on 23-24 October, Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Center
in Europe: Brussels on 12 November, Pullman Hotel at Brussels Midi
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New jobs

Career. The UIA's International Associations Job Board provides a platform to link organizations withcandidates and volunteers. UIA offers World of Associations News readers one free job listing, please visit and use the coupon code WAN2013 at checkout.
IMEX 2013

Invitation by UIA. International and European associations are invited by the Union of International Associations (UIA) to visit the IMEX Association Day and the IMEX trade show in Frankfurt from 20 to 22 May 2013. Please register here.
Studies/check lists

E-survey. How are associations approaching international growth and development today? Take part in a short survey and receive a free copy of the report. It only takes about 10 minutes. New updated link: Click here!

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After the meeting in Brussels
Hervé Bosquet, Director of the Brussels Convention Bureau

My favourite spots: Top restaurants:

Bozar Brasserie by David Martin is located in the heart of Brussels. The place was created in 1928 by Victor Horta. The Brasserie has a great atmosphere with originality in the plate and a professional service. What else can you ask for?

Jaloa Gastro by Gaëtan Colin. This is Brussels’ first Michelin...
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"21st century learning has to be mobile"

Dr. Davide Parmigian chairs the Winter Conference of the Association for Teacher Education in Europe, ATEE

In few days the ATEE Winter Conference 2013 will take place. Why did you choose as theme "Learning & Teaching with Media & Technology"?
The quality of the learning/teaching processes at school depends on the relationship between teachers, pupils, knowledge and competence. All along, teachers use various instruments to implement and improve such a relationship. In this way, old and new media and technologies represented and still represent ways to help teachers in creating meaningful instructional experiences...
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Important conferences
EAS16-17/05/2013 BrusselsMore
UIA Asia23-24/10/2013 SingaporeMore
UIA Europe12/11/2013 BrusselsMore

Important trade shows
GIBTM25-27/03/2013 Abu DhabiMore
IMEX21-23/05/2013 FrankfurtMore

Number of the month

Focus on education. The Yearbook of International Organizations lists 1,285 international associations with a focus on education: 17% of them are based in African countries; 7% in the Americas; 16% in Asian countries; 10% in Australasia and the Pacific; and 50% in European countries.
New associations
World Resources Forum Association (WRFA)
http: //w w w. worldresourcesforum. org
European CIO Association (EuroCIO)
http: //w w w. eurocio. org
Neuromarketing Science & Business Association (NMSBA)
http: //w w w. nmsba. com/en
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