3 September 2013
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe10th World Congress of the WILD Foundation, 04-10/10/13, Salamanca +++ Conference of the European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education, 03-05/10/13, Lahti +++ 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology, 03-05/10/13, Toulouse
Asia31st Annual Conference of the Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion, 15-18/11/13, Chiang Mai +++ 4th World Conference on Science and Technology Education of the International Council of Associations for Science Education, 29/09-03/10/13, Kuching +++ International Conference of the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning, 05-07/12/13, Colombo
America16th Conference of the International Boreal Forest Research Association, 07-10/10/13, Edmonton +++ 14th Biennial Congress of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association, 24-27/09/13, Monterey CA +++ 22nd Conference of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists, 30/10-01/11/13, Rio de Janeiro
Africa22nd Africa Annual General Assembly and Conference of Airports Council International, 19-23/10/13, Lome +++ Annual Congress of the World Green Building Council, 16-18/10/13, Cape Town +++ Conference of the African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer, 21-24/11/13, Durban
Pacific68th Annual Conference of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, 29/09-01/10/13, Canberra +++ 49th Annual International Congress of the International Society of City and Regional Planners, 01-04/10/13, Brisbane +++ 20th Biennial Conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, 09-13/12/13, Dunedin
1st UIA Associations Round Table in Asia
by Nancy Carfrae, UIA

Singapore. For over 100 years the UIA has been working to promote and facilitate the work of international associations. Since 2007 the UIA Associations Round Tables have given associations an opportunity to learn through networking and through practice.

For the first time the Round Table comes to Asia, on 23 and 24 October 2013 in Singapore at the Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre and as a partner event to TravelRave 2013. The programme begins on 23 October with a keynote presentation on “The role of international associations in the world: past, present and future”…
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Career opportunites. UIA's International Associations Jobs Board offers all readers of the World of Associations News one free job listing. Please use the coupon code WAN2013.
EIBTM 2013

Invitation. The registration for the EIBTM Association Hosted Buyer Programme is now open. Over 300 association meeting planners are expected to attend the events show, taking place in Barcelona, 19 - 21 November 2013.
Singapore Tourist Board
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Futures studies & research. The Millennium Project connects futurists to improve global foresight. It manages a coherent and cumulative process that collects judgments from over 3,500 people around the world.

Charity. Charity events force us to look, to take up positions.

EAS. In cooperation with UIA, ESAE and FAIB, VisitBrussels has launched the first European Association Summit.
After the meeting in Singapore
Jeannie Lim, Executive Director, Exhibitions & Conferences, Singapore Tourism Board

My top three restaurants
Halia, which means ginger in Malay, is situated at the Ginger Garden in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. It’s a lovely place where you can enjoy an exquisite meal amidst lush foliage...
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IBTM India
"Brain health is the supreme wealth"

Dr. Vladimir Hachinski, President of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN)

Three weeks to go before the XXI World Congress of Neurology 2013 starts. Why did you select “Neurology in the Age of Globalization” as congress theme?
The theme "Neurology in the Age of Globalization" was chosen by our Austrian colleagues. However, it is very appropriate, since during my presidency the World Federation of Neurology has changed its mission "to foster quality neurology and brain health worldwide". In pursuit of this goal, we have formed a World Brain Alliance comprising all the major brain organizations. At this Congress for the first time, we have joint sessions with some of the major partners, including The World Psychiatry Association...
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Important conferences
UIA Asia23-24/10/2013 SingaporeMore
UIA Europe12/11/2013 BrusselsMore

Important trade shows
IT&CMA01-03/10/2013 BangkokMore
IMEX America15-17/10/2013 Las VegasMore

Number of the month

Popular months. According to the UIA Meetings Statistics Report for 2012 more than 30% of all international association events over the past five years were were held in June, September and October.
New associations
International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM)
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African Entrepreneurship
w w w. africanentrepreneurcollective. org
European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM)
http: //euapm. eu
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