Conference Alerts_Issue9



North America

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Conference 2016— Science Guiding Prevention

May 18-21, 2016 | Atlanta, Georgia USA

Website: http://sheaspring.org/attendees/registration/

Contact: info@shea-online.org


The SHEA 2016 Planning Committee combines the expertise of SHEA members who have served on SHEA meeting planning committees for many years and active leaders from the SHEA Education Committee. The conference includes broad subject matter expertise in healthcare epidemiology, long-term care, research methods, clinical microbiology, patient safety and quality, implementation science, and networking and communication.


North America

5th Antiviral Drugs Research & Development Conference

June 1-2, 2016 | San Diego, California USA

Website: https://www.gtcbio.com/conferences/antiviral-drugs-research-development-overview

Contact: infogtcbio@gtcbio.com


This conference will bring together an exciting balance of industry and academia, where drug and vaccine designs in HIV, RSV, Hepatitis B/C, Influenza, etc. will be discussed. Top researchers will share their experiences with new inhibitory mechanisms, longer acting drugs, and strategies en route for cures. Delegates have the unique opportunity to network with colleagues from different sectors and gain fresh perspective on the research in antiviral drugs.



North America

14th Vaccines Research & Development: All Things Considered

June 2-3, 2016 | San Diego, California USA

Website: https://www.gtcbio.com/conferences/vaccines-research-development-overview Contact: infogtcbio@gtcbio.com


Newly emerging infections have opened up dialogue about the need for novel treatments and government response to such infections. There are a number of exciting new developments including traditional vaccines and application of vaccines to new diseases, such as cancer vaccines. We will also discuss innovative efficacy trials and how to accelerate vaccine development. This conference will discuss newly licensed vaccines, new vaccine technologies, RNA-based vaccines, and adjuvant discovery.



North America

2016 ASCO Annual Meeting | Collective Wisdom: The Future of Patient-Centered Care and Research

June 3-7, 2016 | Chicago, Illinois USA

Website: http://am.asco.org/

Contact: customerservice@asco.org


The goal of the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting is to foster communication among oncology-related subspecialties and the exchange of a wide range of ideas related to cancer. ASCO’s objectives are to advance the education of physicians and other professionals caring for patients with cancer, to support the development of clinical cancer researchers, and to facilitate the delivery of high-quality healthcare to patients with cancer.



North America

2016 BIO International Convention

June 6-9, 2016 | San Francisco, California USA

Website: http://convention.bio.org/

Contact: convention@bio.org


The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts over 15,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. This event covers a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.



North America

58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition

December 3-6, 2016 | San Diego, California USA

Website: http://www.hematology.org/Annual-Meeting/

Contact: (202)776-0544 MD


The ASH Annual Meeting provides an invaluable educational experience and an opportunity to review thousands of scientific abstracts highlighting updates in the hottest topics in hematology. Network with top minds in the field, as well as a global community of more than 20,000 hematology professionals from every subspecialty.



Europe

Understanding the Function of Human Genome Variation

May 31-June 4, 2016 | Uppsala, Sweden

Website: http://www.keystonesymposia.org/16K1

Contact: info@keystonesymposia.org


The goal of this meeting is to bring together experts that may address important questions such as the function of noncoding variation, the connection between selection and disease, the diverse action of variants in different physiological and pathological scenarios, who develop and apply novel tools to connect genotype and phenotype both in disease and in an evolutionary context.



Europe

Translational Vaccinology for Global Health

October 26-30, 2016 | London, United Kingdom

Website: http://www.keystonesymposia.org/16S1

Contact: info@keystonesymposia.org


This conference aims to bring together those pioneering novel, creative solutions to problems of global vaccine discovery and development across the academic/biotech/product development partner/pharma spectrum.



Asia

The 36th Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Nephrology

June 2-5, 2016 | Seoul, Republic of Korea

Website: http://www.ksn2016.kr/eng/

Contact: ksn2016@ksn2016.kr


The KSN2016 will provide a four-day program replete with various topics of nephrology. The topics will range from basic research, clinical nephrology to advanced technology of dialysis. Parallel sessions will be open for pediatric nephrologists, dialysis nurses and technicians.



Asia

The 33rd World Congress of Internal Medicine

August 22-25, 2016 | Bali, Indonesia

Website: http://www.wcimbali2016.org/index.php

Contact: wcim2016ser@pharma-pro.com


The International Society of Internal Medicine (ISIM) was founded in 1948 in Basel, Switzerland. Its purpose is to promote scientific knowledge and unity in Internal Medicine, to further the education of young internists and to encourage friendship between physicians in all over the world. The conference is organized biennially and it focuses on subjects like medical, internal medicine, chemical biology and health care.



Asia

ISPOR 7th Asia-Pacific Conference

September 3-6, 2016 | Suntec City, Singapore

Website: http://www.ispor.org/event/index/2016singapore

Contact: info@ispor.org


The ISPOR Asia-Pacific Congress features 3 thought-provoking plenary sessions and more than 600 presentations in the form of workshops, issue panels and podium presentations plus posters on innovative research methods, health policy development using outcomes research, patient preferences, real world data, clinical, economic, and patient-reported outcomes.



Asia

International Continence Society 46th Annual Meeting (ICS 2016)

September 13-16, 2016 | Tokyo, Japan

Website: http://www.ics.org/2016

Contact: reg_ics16@kenes.com


The meeting is an international event on continence medicine and care. It is unique in bringing together multidisciplinary professionals including urologists, gynecologists, neurologists, physiotherapists, nurses, physiologists and scientists. The topics discussed will be issues on pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of incontinence. The scope of the meeting will widely range from basic laboratory/animal experiments to surgical, physical and medical treatments to psychosocial aspects of elimination problems.



Asia

The 9th Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Session

October 12-15, 2016 | Seoul, Republic of Korea

Website: http://www.aphrs2016.com/start.asp

Contact: aphrs2016-info@intercom.co.kr


APHRS 2016 will bring together over 3,000 attendees including professionals and experts from the Asia Pacific region to keep up-todate on the latest clinical trials and studies in the sphere of arrhythmia, share their experience, ideas and strategies, and to discuss the current issues facing those involved in this field.

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