Vienna Convention Bureau
6 November 2012
Upcoming International Congresses
EuropeAnnual Conference of the International Peace Bureau, 16-19/11/12, Dublin +++ Conference on Resolving Company-Community Conflicts of the World Legal Forum, 06-07/12/12, The Hague +++ Conference of the European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning, 28-30/11/12, Jyväskylä
Asia17th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, 14-16/12/12, Hong Kong +++ 11th Congress of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia, 12-13/12/12, Riyadh +++ 19th International Conference on Neural Information Processing of the Asian Pacific Neural Network Assembly, 12-15/11/12, Doha
America33rd Annual International Conference on Information Systems of the Association for Information Systems, 16-19/12/12, Orlando FL +++ 18th Triennial Congress of the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property, 02-05/12/12, Punta del Este +++ 28th Conference of the International Papillomavirus Society, 30/11-06/12/12, San Juan
Africa6th Congress of the African Middle East Association of Gastroenterology, 22-24/11/12, Calabar +++ 1st International Conference of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, 01-07/12/12, Cape Town +++ 16th Annual Conference of the African Securities Exchanges Association, 02-04/12/12, Cairo
PacificAnnual Conference of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research, 05-07/12/12, Fremantle +++ 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology, 02-06/12/12, Melbourne +++ 23rd Annual Conference of the International Education Association, 04-07/12/12, Auckland
More conferences on the UIA Congress Calendar Online
New staff? New job? New service!
by the Union of International Associations (UIA), UIA Job Board

40,000 opportunities. At least 40,000 international associations are active across the world, involving many thousands of people in a wide range of functions. In its ongoing quest to serve the needs of this community, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has launched a new online employment listing service at International Associations Job Board.

"The UIA plays a unique role as a clearing-house of information on the international community of associations" says Joel Fischer. "We often receive inquiries about global opportunities for employment and this is a chance for us to provide the means to link volunteers and job-seekers with openings across a spectrum of institutions." ...
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Study / Check list

CSR. MPI Foundation released its Thought Leadership research on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) based on 2,300 surveys representing businesses and delegates from 150 countries. 77% of delegates say it pleases them to buy from ethically and socially responsible organizations.
New Technology

FRESH. The FRESH conference from 13 - 15 January 2013 in Copenhagen refreshes events and increases their effectiveness. By introducing and demonstrating latest tools and knowledge FRESH provides planners with applicable improvement.
Best deals/offers

Looking for a new career? The Union of International Associations, UIA, has launched a job board. You can search by keyword or category, location and experience level. Click here!

Psychology. What goes on when we are in a crowd? What needs do we have at conferences? More

Project Management. There are so many tasks in event planning. What you should know? More
After the meeting in Dublin
Miriam Kennedy, Manager Dublin Convention Bureau, DCB

My favourite spots: Top restaurants:

Ely Bar and Brasserie, Custom house Quay: A stone’s throw from the national Convention Centre, Ely Bar and Brasserie is set in a stunning 200 year old vaulted warehouse for tobacco and wine. There are over 400 wines to choose from here which can make the decision making process a bit longer but coupled with home grown, organic food, ultimately worth it...
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"Alfred Nobel knew about the Peace Bureau"

Tomas Magnusson, Co-President of the International Peace Bureau, IPB

How come that everybody knows about the Nobel Prize for peace, but not the International Peace Bureau?
For sure, Alfred Nobel knew about the Peace Bureau at that time. If not we would not have had the Nobel Peace Prize. And I am pretty sure that most people who are actively engaged in a practical work for disarmament and peace know about the Peace Bureau.

Today we are a network of nearly 300 organisations in 70 countries, but following today’s trends and views on organizations, we are a loose network of independent organisations with their own programs and priorities. Our work is to coordinate, to inform, and to inspire. And when we find common goals and common activities that are adopted by many members...
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Important trade shows and congresses
UIA Associations Round Table12/11/2012 BrusselsMore
EIBTM27-29/11/2012 BarcelonaMore
FRESH Conference13-15/01/2013 CopenhagenMore

Number of the month

Peace keeping. The Yearbook of International Organizations lists 178 bodies with a focus on peace-keeping and 81 bodies with a focus on peace studies. It does not count the number of international bodies whose aims include the promotion of world peace.
New Associations
High Seas Alliance (HSA)
http: //highseasalliance. org
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Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE)
http: //w w w. myelomapatientseurope. org/
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