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Upcoming International Congresses
Europe21st World Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders of the Association of Parkinsonisms and Related Disorders, 06-09/12/15, Milan +++ 25th Annual Meeting of the Network of European CNS Transplantation and Restoration, 09-11/12/15, Lund +++ Annual Conference of the Society for Research into Higher Education, 09-11/12/15, Newport
AsiaWorld Thinkers' and Writers' Peace Meeting of the International Society for Intercultural Studies and Research, 27-31/12/15, Kolkata +++ 20th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology, 03-06/12/15, Kuala Lumpur +++ 5th World Engineering Conference and Convention of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations, 28/11-04/12/15, Kyoto
America21st Biennial Congress of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, 13-18/12/15, San Francisco CA +++ 23rd Biennial Congress of the International Diabetes Federation, 30/11-04/12/15, Vancouver +++ 24th Latin American Congress of Ports of the American Association of Port Authorities, 30/11-03/12/15, Arica
Africa46th World Conference on Lung Health of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 02-06/12/15, Cape Town +++ 7th African Population Conference of the Union for African Population Studies, 30/11-04/12/15, Johannesburg +++ 14th Biennial Colloquium of the West African Archeological Association, 07-11/12/15, Lomé
Pacific14th International Scientific Conference of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, 01-04/12/15, Perth +++ 9th International Conference on Sensing Technology of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 08-10/12/15, Auckland +++ Joint Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association and the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Toxicology, 29/11-02/12/15, Hobart
BestCities annual workshop outlines importance of creating legacies
by Paul Vallee, Managing Director, BestCities Global Alliance

Berlin. BestCities Global Alliance, a strategic collaboration between the world’s premier meeting destinations, is committed to delivering the highest possible standards and achieving the best results for its clients. The twelve cities - Berlin, Bogota, Cape Town, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dubai, Edinburgh, Houston, Melbourne, Singapore, Tokyo and Vancouver - reap benefit from the pooling of resources and leverage their collective reputation to build sustainable advantage for future success.

This sharing of best practices, intelligence and knowledge among partners has sharpened each one's competitive edge and was evident at the Alliance’s annual client workshop, which took place in Berlin at the end of August. An exclusive list of association clients attended alongside the Alliance's 12 city members, gaining practical insight to assist with their own conference planning and association management...
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Save the date for EAS 2016

Brussels. The European Associations Summit (EAS) is the annual peer-to-peer education and networking forum for international association executives and senior staff organised by The forth EAS will take place 30 May - 2 June 2016 in Brussels.
UIA Round Table Europe

Democracy. The UIA Associations Round Table Europe will take place on 13 November 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Brussels. It will be opened with the keynote "Democracy, associations, and you" by Cyril Ritchie, UIA-Vice-President.
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International Association Management

Executive Master. After its successful launch, the Executive Master in International Association Management will resume in January 2016. This 16-day modular training for associations is operated by the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management in cooperation with UIA, FAIB , ESAE and
Meetings Africa from 22 to 24 February 2016

Johannesburg. The trade show Meetings Africa will take place from 22 to 24 February 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. The South Africa National Convention Bureau hosts a selected group of African Associations. Meetings Africa's "Bond Day" with education is followed by a trade show. Please contact
Why Brussels?
Elisabeth Van Ingelgem, Director Convention & Association Bureau,

Did you know that…?
+ Brussels hosts the European Commission, the European Parliament and all the other important EU institutions.
+ Brussels is number one host in Europe for meetings of associations.
+ Brussels is home to hundreds of international headquarters of scientific organisations and corporations.
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"Develop a science based approach to nuclear safety"

Benoît De Boeck, President of the European Technical Safety Organisations Network (ETSON), about the EUROSAFE Forum

The EUROSAFE Forum has just opened. You chose “Implementing the 2014 European directive: nuclear safety and security challenges ahead" as theme. Why?
The publication of the European Directive 2009/71/EURATOM was already an important element for nuclear safety. This importance was further emphasized by the publication of its amendment, Directive 2014/87/Euratom. In particular, the Directive is an important element to maintain and promote the continuous improvement of nuclear safety...
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Number of the month

Popular countries. The most popular countries for international associations meetings in 2014 are according to the UIA’s annual International Meetings Statistics Report: Belgium (7.9% of all meetings), USA (7.5%), and Singapore (7.2%).
New associations
International Offshore Helicopter Association (HeliOffshore)
http: //helioffshore. org
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
http: //w w w. aiib. org
European Consortium for the Development of Fusion Energy (EUROfusion)
http: //w w w. euro-fusion. org
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