3 October 2017
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe20th International Meeting of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology, 04-07/11/17, Vienna +++ 13th World Congress of the World Association of Perinatal Medicine, 26-29/10/17, Belgrade +++ 10th European Public Health Conference of the European Public Health Association, 01-04/11/17, Stockholm
Asia6th Congress of the International Society of Intraoperative Neurophysiology, 30/10 - 04/11/17, Seoul +++ 17th Annual Congress of the Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Urologists, 08-10/11/17, Yogyakarta +++ 16th International Scientific Congress of the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology, 07-10/11/17, Kandy
America53rd Annual International Congress of the International Society of City and Regional Planners, 24-27/10/17, Portland OR +++ 13th Biennial Congress of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine, 08-11/11/17, Rio de Janeiro +++ 24th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and Services of the ERTICO ITS Europe, 29/10 - 02/11/17, Montréal QC
Africa38th Congress of the Union of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Pediatric Societies, 03-05/11/17, Marrakech +++ 10th Conference of the African Society of Human Genetics, 16-18/11/17, Cairo +++ 28th Quadrennial General Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 29/10 - 04/11/17, Cape Town
Pacific10th Conference of the International Society of Subsurface Microbiology, 06-11/11/17, Rotorua +++ 40th Annual Conference of the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific, 23-24/11/17, Adelaide +++ 9th Quadrennial Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering of the International Association of Wind Engineering, 03-08/12/17, Auckland
IMEX America
Public relations on a shoestring
By Christophe Ginesty - Digital Strategist and PR expert, former President of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA)

When on January 7th 2015, Joachim Roncin, a creative director in a magazine about pop-rock music, heard that a terrorist attack was happening at Charlie Hebdo's offices in Paris, he was devastated. This publication was much more than just another magazine. It was the weekly his father and him were discovering laughing together every other Wednesday at home when he was a teenager. Charlie Hebdo was very special to him.

There was a lot of confusion that morning. Nobody really knew what was going on at Charlies', but some journalists were already reporting on Twitter numerous killings.

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Prevention Kit

Initiative. WWSF is happy to launch its 2017 Prevention Kit “19 Days of Activism for Prevention of Violence Against Children and Youth 1-19 November”.
Relevant Sustainable Development Goals and Targets for 2030 have been included to empower you and to speed up community action where everyone plays a role in helping to achieve the ambitious SDG Target 16.2: "End abuse, exploitation, trafficking, and all forms of violence against and torture of children".

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11th UIA Associations Round Table Europe

Meet, learn, share.The UIA Round Table, 10 November 2017 in Brussels at the Marriott Grand Place, is an opportunity to meet representatives of other international associations, to learn from their experience, and to share knowledge on: the role of international associations in a politicized world; finding - and keeping - the right people; legal questions; creating sustainable funding models; public relations on a shoestring; strong leadership; collective action: what a national federation can do.

UIA's Associations Round Table
Welcome Hangzhou International Expo Center

New Associate Member. UIA welcomes Hangzhou International Expo Center.
Hangzhou International Expo Center is a complex with multiple business formats integrating tourism, meeting, exhibition, hotel, business and office and has provided superior expectations for the creative operation of exhibition venues.

Hangzhou International Expo Center
Executive Master in International Association Management

Training. Executive Master in International Association Management will resume in January 2018. This 17-day modular training for association professionals is operated by the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. The teaching faculty, drawn from Solvay academic experts, is teamed up with association executives from the programme's supporting partners: UIA, FAIB, ESAE and Visitbrussels.

Executive Master in International Association Management
Why Jeju?
By Jeju Convention & Visitors Bureau

Did you know, that…?

+ Convenient location with easy accessibility

+ The hub of Northeast Asia, Jeju International Free City

+ No visa entry and 30-day stay for 187 countries including China

+ a variety of MICE infrastructure with tourist resources

+ More than 30,000 hotel rooms with wide choice range from 5,500 premium rooms to quaint small rooms.

+ Only place in the world that has been certified by UNESCO Triple Crown in Natural Science

+ Biosphere Reserves (Dec. 2002), World Natural Heritage (June. 2007), World Geological Park (Oct. 2010)

+ One of the safest cities in the world...

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MICE Seoul
“Valuable insights and new perspectives”

Jungahn Kim
Prof. Jungahn KIM, IUPAC-FAPS 2017 Organizing Committee Chair

On October 11th, 2017 you are going to kick off the IUPAC-FAPS 2017. What convinced you to meet in Jeju this year?

Jeju is the largest island in Korea, which is well known for natural wonders, including waterfalls, white sand beaches and a dormant volcano, Halla Mountain - South Korea's highest mountain - at its center. In 2007, UNESCO inscribed Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tunes into its list of World Heritage Sites ....

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Convention Highlights
ICWES175-7/10/2017 New DelhiMore
One Young World Summit 20174-7/10/2017 BogotáMore

Important shows
IMEX America10-12/10/2017 Las VegasMore
Ibtm world28-30/11/2017 BarcelonaMore

Number of the month

Three quarters of all international association meetings held in the past fifteen years had fewer than 500 participants; one quarter of them had fewer than 100 participants. Two percent had more than 5000 participants, according to the UIA International Meetings Statistics Report (58th edition, published June 2017).

UIA International Meetings Statistics Report
Spotlight on Associations
Growing Media Europe
http: //w w w. growing-media. eu/
International Network of Translation and Interpreting StudiesAssociations (INTISA)
http: //usuaris. tinet. cat/intisa/
Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC)
https://rabiesalliance. org/
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