6 March 2018
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe7th International Congress of the International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection, 15-18/05/18, Athens +++ 32nd Congress of the Centre International de Recherches et d'Information sur l'Economie Publique, Sociale et Coopérative, 30/05-01/06/18, Liège +++ 29th Congress of the European Society for Paediatric Urology, 11-14/04/18, Helsinki
Asia16th Congress of the Urological Association of Asia, 17-21/04/18, Kyoto +++ 14th World Congress of the International Cartilage Repair Society, 09-12/04/18, Macau +++ 4th Congress of the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society, 13-15/04/18, Busan
America20th World Congress of the International Association of Orthopaedic Footwear, 12-14/04/18, Toronto +++ 59th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, 04-07/04/18, San Francisco CA +++ 12th International Congress of the International Society for Hemodialysis, 18-21/04/18, Cartagena de Indias
Africa6th Conference of the CBR Africa Network, 07-11/05/18, Lusaka +++ 7th Pan-African Malaria Conference of the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria, 15-20/04/18, Dakar +++ 7th International Metrology Conference of the African Committee of Metrology, 09-12/04/18, Marrakech
Pacific12th Quadrennial Congress of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology, 20-24/04/18, Melbourne +++ 21st Congress of the International Society for Medical Shockwave Therapy, 11-14/04/18, Auckland +++ Annual General Meeting of the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association, 23-27/04/18, Tumon, Guam
Paulina Korsnakova
E stands for education: getting acquainted with the IEA
By Dr Paulína Koršňáková, IEA (International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement)

Dr Paulína Koršňáková is a Senior Research and Liaison Adviser to IEA, a non-profit international scientific society that conducts pedagogical research worldwide. She is responsible for supporting and developing the existing membership and institutional partnerships in accordance with IEA’s mission. Dr Paulína Koršňáková will talk about the role of international organizations in education at the UIA Round Table Europe, 15 and 16 November 2018 in Lyon, France ...
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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, Malaysia

12th Round Table Europe
Thursday 15 and Friday 16 November 2018
Lyon Convention Centre, Lyon, France
IMEX Association Day, 14 May 2018

Frankfurt. If you organise international meetings and events for an association, then Association Day is a free career-boosting experience you can’t afford to miss.
You’ll be able to discuss strategic governance, managing volunteers, negotiating the best hotel rates, how to develop compelling content and giving your event the WOW factor. You can also swap ideas, make contacts, listen to experts, ask questions and discuss answers.

Develop your knowledge and register today.

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Welcome Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center

New Associate Member. UIA welcomes Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center. Located in the heart of Jakarta, the Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center hosts events for the world’s political, business, and entertainment leaders. Located under one roof, the convention center's facilities include exhibition, event, and meeting spaces; with sound, lighting, and communication facilities, and Ethernet access throughout. To help design and direct events, its Convention and Exhibition Services Managers guide customers through each step of their projects.
Save the date for the 56th AIJA Annual Congress

Brussels. The 56th International Young Lawyers’ Congress, organized by the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), will take place from 28/08/2018 to 01/09/2018 in Brussels.

This year the central theme of the scientific programme will be: is the dream of globalisation over? Are we heading towards or away from international integration?

For more information, please contact Fanny Senez, AIJA Events Manager:

Why Singapore
Why Singapore?
By Jeannie Lim, Executive Director (Conventions, Meetings and Incentive Travel), Singapore Tourism Board

Did you know, that…?

+ Singapore has successfully hosted the only night race in Grand Prix history and Asia’s only street race on the Formula 1 calendar at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in Downtown Singapore since the inaugural race in 2008. The race has since been extended to 2021 and is definitely a must-attend social event for delegates in town.

+ Associations and delegates will be pleased to know that Singapore offers a range of services and products that suits all budgets. For instance, we have a range of accommodation options from international chains to local boutique hotels, and several convention facilities, to suit different needs and budgets. We are also home to the world’s cheapest Michelin-Star meal – you can enjoy the iconic chicken rice dish from Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle at US$1.50 ...

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"Shaping the future"

Siva Kumari
Dr Siva Kumari,
Director General,
IB (International Baccalaureate)

On 25 March 2018 you are going to kick off the International Baccalaureate (IB) Global Conference in Singapore. What are the main goals and outcomes you hope to achieve with the conference?

Our worldwide community of educators is known as a highly engaged group spread around 150 countries. Every two years heads of international schools from around the world host a conference. This year in Singapore we are combining this conference for school leaders with one of our annual global conferences – with a focus on our 50th anniversary ...
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Convention Highlights
10th World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism21-23/03/2018, Escaldes-Engordany, AndorraMore
8th World Water Forum18-23/03/2018, Brasília, BrazilMore

Important shows
MITT13-15/03/2018 MoscowMore
IT&CMA China20-22/03/2018 ShanghaiMore
ibtm africa19-20/04/2018 Cape TownMore

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