7 November 2017
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe12th Conference of the European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning, 29/11 - 01/12/17, Hämeenlinna +++ 12th Conference of European Bioplastics, 28 - 29/11/17, Berlin +++ 14th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship, 23 - 24/11/17, Alcalá de Henares
Asia21st Asian Congress of Surgery of the Asian Surgical Association, 22 - 23/11/17, Tokyo +++ 15th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the International Association for Volunteer Effort, 22 - 26/11/17, Kuala Lumpur +++ 15th Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation, 27 - 30/11/17, Cebu City
America26th Congress of the Latin American Association of Societies of Nuclear Biology and Medicine, 23 - 26/11/17, Santiago +++ 5th Sustainable Ocean Summit of the World Ocean Council, 29/11 - 01/12/17, Halifax NS +++ 45th Annual Meeting of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 30/11 - 02/12/17, Hollywood FL
Africa23rd Conference of the Southern Africa Mathematical Sciences Association, 20 - 23/11/17, Arusha +++ 38th Orthopaedic World Congress of the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 30/11 - 02/12/17, Cape Town +++ 6th All African Anaesthesia Congress of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists, 20 - 24/11/17, Calabar
Pacific46th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology, 27/11 - 01/12/17, Brisbane +++ 51st Conference of the Architectural Science Association, 29/11 - 02/12/17, Wellington +++ 47th Annual Conference of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia, 01 - 05/12/17, Newcastle
Burning issues for associations
By Sarah Verschaeve, Counsel (Curia CVOA), Sarah van den Brande, Counsel (Curia CVOA)

Your workshop at the 11th UIA Round Table in Brussel on 10 November is about “Burning Issues for International Associations” - which is the hottest topic in your opinion an why?

In our workshop, we will in particular elaborate on the impact on international associations of (i) the plans of Minister of Justice Koen Geens to reform Belgian legislation on Companies and Associations

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Youth 4 Global Goals (Youth4GG)

Take action. AIESEC ’s initiative Youth4GG aims to activate the leadership potential of young people by engaging them in purposeful and cross-cultural projects around the globe designed to impact the Sustainable Development Goals.
Youth 4 Global Goals translates the Goals into simple examples relatable for the everyday life of any young person.
World Press Freedom Index

Advocacy tool. Published every year since 2002 by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the World Press Freedom Index ranks 180 countries according to the level of freedom available to journalists. It is a snapshot of the media freedom situation based on an evaluation of pluralism, independence of the media, quality of legislative framework and safety of journalists in each country.
Save the date: 7th International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection

Interdisciplinary. Join the 7th International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection, 15-18 May 2018, Athens (Greece). The Congress will take place at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Department of Psychology.
During the international congress worldwide opinion-leaders, experts, researchers, and students coming from various cultural and geographical backgrounds will share their work in the areas of interpersonal acceptance-rejection, parental alienation, as well as clinical assessment and evaluation.

Executive Master in International Association Management

Training. The Executive Master in International Association Management has gained its recognition in the association sector when it comes to perfecting your leadership skills and making a positive difference in the economic, managerial and political landscape where your association operates. Register now for Solvay´s Executive programme and get what you need to grow within your organization. Take advantage of a discounted fee before 15 November 2017!

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Why Berlin?
By Iris Lanz, Deputy Director Conventions, visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office

Did you know, that…?

+ Berlin is one of the most important destinations for meetings and congresses worldwide?

+ The German capital has been one of the top five cities for international association conventions for over ten years?

+ Modern hotels, unusual locations and a vast network of excellent service providers make Berlin the right selection for anyone who does not want to make any compromises?

+ Berlin is the place to be for digital and future conferences? Digital events, meetings about the digital world and the future are increasingly coming to Berlin. More and more organizers are choosing the German capital when it comes to discussions of the latest trends from classical to creative and other high-level international meetings.

+ Almost twice as many events take place in autumn than the average for the year as a whole?

+ Berlin is the only European city that has more museums than rainy days? There are on average 106 rainy days each year, while the city boasts around 180 museums.
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“Enhancing how we bring people together”

Lisa Piccione
Lisa Piccione, President International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA)

On 8 November 2017 you are going to kick off IAWA’s 29th Annual Conference. What convinced you to meet in Berlin this year?

IAWA is a global organization, and each year we hold the Annual Conference in a different region. Over the past few years, the IAWA Annual Conference has been held in Montreal, Dubai, Seattle and Panama City. IAWA is delighted to be back in Europe this year. ....

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Convention Highlights
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International Diabetes Federation Congress4-8/12/17 Abu DhabiMore

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Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition28-30/11/2017 San AntonioMore

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International Hurricane Research Center
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Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
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Metal Packaging Europe (MPE)
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