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ESTRO: Counting Legacy in Lives Saved

The European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology is a non-profit and scientific organisation that promotes using radiation oncology to improve patient care in the treatment of cancer. There are more than 7,300 ESTRO members, which makes the group’s annual congress an opportunity to effect major change. CEO Alessandro Cortese explains. From PCMA…

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Impact Wins MCB Australian Business Award

The Melbourne Convention Bureau has secured the 2018 Australian Business Award for the contribution it has made to Victoria. Using the 20th International AIDS Conference as an example, MCB highlighted how the event provided a platform for stakeholders in the field, and also left a legacy of policy and legislative change and increased awareness. From CIM News Magazine…

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Royal College of Physician: 500 Years of Events

2018 sees the Royal College of Physicians in London mark its 500th anniversary, and also five centuries of hosting events. RCP was first established by Henry VIII’s physician Thomas Linacre, who persuaded the king the college was needed to regulate medicine. The anniversary was marked by a summer showcase. Photo: Paul the Archivist. From Meetpie.com…

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Dubai to Host World Congress of Gastroenterology 2021

Dubai has emerged as host city for the World Gastroenterology Organisation’s biennial World Congress of Gastroenterology 2021. The Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre will welcome over 6,000 delegates from around the world, all of them gathering to share knowledge and best practice, and to advance the health science of gastroenterology. From tmf dialogue marketing…

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MCEC Expansion Opens with Malaria World Congress

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s expansion has been officially opened by Victoria Acting Premier James Merlino. The AU$205 million project adds 20,000 square metres, making MCEC at 70,000 square metres Australia’s largest conference and exhibition venue. The first event held in the new expansion was the 1st Malaria World Congress. From CIM News Magazine…

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ETHA: Association Growth in Hub Partnerships

The European Thrombosis and Haemostasis Alliance was officially launched at the end of 2017. It’s a telling example of how international associations can expand their European and even global footprint by being more present formally in an association hub like Brussels. Thomas Reiser, Executive Director of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, explains. From Boardroom…

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Adelaide: BioMed City Attracts Conference Dividend

Adelaide’s decision to build one of the largest life science hubs in the Southern Hemisphere has begun to pay dividends, with the city now winning a major international biomedical event. The South Australian capital will host the triennial World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering in 2024, bringing in over 2,500 delegates. From Intellectual Capitals…

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Sapporo: A Japanese Legacy of Wilder Meetings

The rich natural environment of Sapporo has much to offer when it comes to hosting meetings, as it did for the 5th International Wildlife Management Congress of July 2015. Japan’s fifth-largest city boasts academic institutions that lead in the fields of geosciences, organic chemistry, agriculture, forestry, energy, medicine, pharma, animal behavior and veterinary sciences. From Boardroom…

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Newcastle Enjoys Life Sciences Conference Boom

Newcastle is enjoying a boom in medical conferences, as it prepares to welcome almost 4,000 delegates this year to a string of national and international association meetings in the life sciences. Four major conferences are taking place in September alone: on the thyroid, obesity, nutrition, and a joint conference on teratology (developmental abnormalities). From Meetpie.com…

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Frankfurt: Healthcare Hub Wins Medical Meetings

Frankfurt has just enhanced its reputation as a healthcare hub with wins of two big medical events. The European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the European League Against Rheumatism are both to hold congresses in the city. Frankfurt’s joint approach and quality of its scientific representatives helped seal the deals. From Intellectual Capitals…

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Liverpool: Expertise in Cystic Fibrosis Wins Conference

Liverpool’s ongoing research into and support for improving quality of life for people with cystic fibrosis has helped the city to win a major international medical conference for the first time. More than 3,000 scientific and clinical professionals will converge on ACC Liverpool in June 2019 for the 42nd European Cystic Fibrosis Conference. From Intellectual Capitals…

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Stockholm Holds European Hematology Association Congress

The 23rd and largest-ever European Hematology Association Congress has just taken place for the third time in Stockholm, gathering more than 11,000 scientists and experts from all over the world. It was the Swedish capital’s ecological and social sustainability credentials that helped retain the event. Stockholm is the first-ever city designated as European Green Capital. From Boardroom…

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