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Conference Alerts_Issue17

North America

Public Health Informatics Conference

August 20-23, 2018 | Atlanta, GA, USA Website: Contact:

The theme of the Public Health Informatics Conference is “Connecting Systems and People to Improve Population Health.” Held biennially, the conference aims to provide a forum for new and seasoned public health, healthcare, and information technology professionals to exchange experiences, ideas, and strategies about public health informatics that are paramount to the advancement of public health practice and health equity. The Public Health Informatics Conference delivers opportunities to connect with colleagues, share new research, and discover how to navigate the increasingly connected public health enterprise.


North America

Boston Biotech Conference BD Boston

September 4, 2018 | Boston, MA, USA Website: Contact:

Boston Biotech Conferences (BBC) are thought-leader forums for senior biopharma executives. The conference is highly interactive and co-hosted by healthcare industry leaders to foster discussions and facilitate information-sharing, networking and corporate development within the biopharma community. The number of participants is limited to allow for one-on-one interaction with the most influential leaders in the life sciences. The attendees are able to derive the ability to network with the decision makers in the industry.


North America

Healthcare Innovation Forum: Blockchain, Al, and Beyond

September 13, 2018 | Lowell, MA, USA Website: Contact:

The Healthcare Innovation Forum is created for healthcare startups and medtech innovators. The half-day workshop allows the attendees to gain authoritative insights on leading-edge technologies, new best practices, business intelligence, and networking opportunities. The event is hosted by M2D2, and the guest speakers include Kris Srinivasan, CEO of Alpha MD, and Edward Bukstel, CEO of Clinical Blockchain.


North America

Breast Imaging from A to Z: How to Read Like (Or Better Than!) the Experts

September 15-16, 2018 | New York City, NY, USA Website: Contact:

The Breast Imaging from A to Z: How to Read Like (Or Better Than!) the Experts provides an integrated full discussion aimed at comprehending the basis and applications of breast imaging in five distinct sessions, using a case-based approach supported by evidence-based literature review. The five sessions will take the attendees through the histopathologic basis for breast disease with imaging correlates. They also explore the issues of medical legal accountability in interpretation and communication.


North America

2018 Health Data Policy and Strategy Orientation

September 26-27, 2018 | Washington D.C., USA Website: Contact:

The 2018 Health Data Policy and Strategy Orientation is designed to support professionals in emerging data-centric roles within the changing healthcare system. It provides an engaging forum to gain insights on the trends in federal policies and programs along with information and tips to help meet their organization’s information strategy needs. Health policy experts, government program leaders, data users, entrepreneurs who have deep knowledge in data use, and data experts from technology and health care applications fields will be featured in the presentations.


North America

BIO Investor Forum

October 17-18, 2018 | San Francisco, CA, USA Website: Contact:

The BIO Investor Forum is an international biotech investor conference focused on investment trends and opportunities in life sciences. It features plenary sessions, company presentations, workshops on the latest market and investment opportunities, BIO One-on-One Partnering™ meetings, and premier opportunity to network with industry executives and investors focused on life science.


North America

11th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health

December 3-5, 2018 | Washington D.C., USA Website: Contact:

The Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health (D&I) helps to optimize health and health care by bridging the gap between research, practice, and policy. The event is co-hosted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and AcademyHealth. The theme of this year’s event is scaling up effective health and healthcare by advancing the research agenda and necessary infrastructure. The conference will focus on strategies for scaling up effective interventions across communities, health systems, and efforts to build capacity for D&I science



17th European Congress of Internal Medicine

August 30-September 1, 2018 | Wiesbaden, Germany Website: Contact:

The European Congress of Internal Medicine (ECIM) is an event where physicians, scientists and other experts in the field of Internal Medicine exchange the latest information on advances in science and clinical practice. ECIM is a platform for the interdisciplinary interaction of European internists, including those practicing related specialities, as well as for young internists to share their experiences and networking. .



30th European Congress of Pathology

September 8- 12, 2018 | Bilbao, Spain Website: Contact:

The theme for the ECP 2018, “Pathology: Path to Precision medicine” highlights pathology as the cornerstone of precision medicine and underlines the central role of the pathologist in the multidisciplinary teams that guide patient management in the 21st century. Pathologists collaborating with molecular biologists, geneticists, bioinformaticians, and information technologists provide accurate diagnoses, prognostic and predictive information essential for treatment decisions tailored to the individual patient.



19th Meeting of the European Association for Haematopathology 2018

September 29- October 4, 2018 | Edinburgh, United Kingdom Website: Contact: The 19th Meeting of the EAHP is an interdisciplinary program that includes an Educational Session, together with Bone Marrow and Lymphoma Symposia and Workshops, highlighting the latest scientific discoveries. Internationally renowned speakers will deliver Keynote and Topic Lectures, as well as the ever-popular ‘Meet the Professor’ sessions. An abstract submission and selection process gives delegates the opportunity to showcase their recent research as platform presentations or poster displays and discussion.



18th Annual Biotech in Europe Forum

October 4-5, 2018 | Basel, Switzerland Website: Contact: The 18th Annual Biotech in Europe Forum is the leading international stage for those interested in investing and partnering in the biotech and life science industry. This event will be covered by regular media partners and will feature twelve plenary panels/ workshops covering BD & Licensing in the main therapeutic areas. The Forum will provide a number of networking opportunities via our online One-2-One meeting system, which allows pre-book meetings with all the attendees with dedicated meeting facilities.



The International Congress on Precision Medicine Beyond Cancer (PMBC2018)

October 15–16, 2018 | München, United Kingdom Website: Contact: PMBC2018 will showcase cutting-edge Precision Medicine companies from around the world while panels and keynote presentations aim to enable best informed decision making in strategy and policy design to implement Precision Medicine into every day healthcare. It aims to broaden the perspective to other non-communicable diseases and reduce the cost burden to society.



4th Annual Cell & Gene Therapy Congress 2018

October 25-26, 2018 | London, UK Website: As one of the Cell Series programs, the 4th Annual Cell & Gene Therapy Congress of 2018 is featured with 7th Cell Culture and Bioprocessing, 5th Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine and Biobanking Congresses. The congress will feature prominent biotech companies, and these companies will present case studies on commercialising CAR T Cell Therapy, successful cell and gene therapy development and effective technologies for bioprocessing and manufacturing.




December 4-5, 2018 | Lille, France Website: BioFIT is the place where academia-industry collaborations get started. BioFIT has become the meeting point in Europe for tech transfer and for sourcing early-stage innovations stemming from public research institutions, academic spin-offs, and emerging biotech companies. Together with big pharma, biotech and diagnostics companies, BioFIT operates as a platform to build partnerships for all public and private actors. Throughout the conference, attendees can participate in one-on-one meetings, roundtable discussions as well as networking opportunities.



CPhI Korea Conference

August 28-29, 2018 | Seoul, South Korea Website: Contact: CPhI Korea is a leading learning platform for trends and issues confronting the pharmaceutical industry in Korea, and provides a dynamic meeting place for a wide range of industry suppliers to engage with purchasers and decision makers from the pharmaceutical industry in Korea and the surrounding region. The conference gives a realistic assessment of the industry challenges and strategies for dealing with them. It also offers high-level sessions featuring opinion leaders from government and academia.



17th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society

September 14-16, 2018 | Kyoto, Japan Website: Contact: The 17th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS 2018) is the event to discuss and debate the latest medical and scientific information, treatment, and care in the field of gynecologic oncology. IGCS 2018 is being held in collaboration with the Japanese Society of Gynecologic Oncology. This educational forum allows individuals to develop unique approaches to best care practices, and establish new professional contacts around the world.



Cell-Weizmann Institute of Science Symposium: Next Gen Immunology

February 11 – 14, 2018 l Rehovot, Israel Website: Contact:

The Cell-Weizmann Institute of Science Symposium: Next Gen Immunology brings together leading scientists who think about immunity in different contexts and have in common the perspective of an immune system that is an integral part of the metaorganism. The Cell Symposium aims to stimulate exciting discussions, to foster new interdisciplinary collaborations, and to promote cross-pollination of ideas that can help us to move on to the next generation of immunology research.

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