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Major international medical congress comes to ExCeL London

The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) has announced that it will return to ExCeL London in 2020. The five-day event is expected to bring together over 10,000 hepatologists, doctors and medical professionals, to share recent data, present studies and findings, and discuss the hottest topics on liver disease. EASL’s decision is a huge vote of confidence in London’s position as a...

In pictures: the 57th ICCA Congress in Dubai

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) helds its 57th Congress in Dubai 10-14 November. A new President, Interim CEO and 10 awards to leading women in the sector were highlights, as well as four days of content-driven sessions and keynotes. The social highlight was the gala evening in the desert.

Brisbane lands major head and neck cancer congress

Brisbane is set to host 2,000 of the world’s leading cancer experts in a first time event for Australia. The World Congress of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies (IFHNOS) will take place at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in 2026, with the aim of raising the global benchmark for the care and treatment of patients with head and neck cancer. The ...

The Hague to host International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology congress

The city of The Hague  has announced it is to host the 19th Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISPOG). From 9–12 October 2019, ISPOG will welcome to the capital professionals working in the field of women’s health. The ISPOG congress aims at spreading the most recent insights across the field as M. Caroline Vos, Congress President, explains: “By rece...

Dublin to host the European Congress of Immunology in 2024

The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) will host the European Congress of Immunology (ECI) in Dublin in 2024. The Irish Society for Immunology (ISI) has a proud tradition of immunology research and helped the city beat off competition from Madrid, Florence, Prague and Geneva to win the conference. This will be the 7th ECI, and takes place, 1-4 September 2024. The ISI committee submitted the winning bi...

BMA finalists lined up for biggest ICCA Congress outside Europe

Three leading ICCA member suppliers are set to compete live on 13 November to be named the 21st winner of the association’s Best Marketing Award. They will all present at the 2018 ICCA Congress in Dubai, which, with a 1,000-plus delegates is shaping up to be the biggest Congress held by ICCA outside of Europe. The shortlisted finalists for the ICCA Best Marketing Award are: VisitScotland: ‘Scotlan...

Medical mega-congress set to arrive at HUNGEXPO in Budapest

The ERA-EDTA (European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association) congress is coming to Budapest from 13-16 June 2019. During the four-day congress, 9,000-10,000 delegates are expected to visit. The prestigious association of nephrology (science of the kidneys) rotates its European congress every year and HUNGEXPO won the bid with the support of the Hungarian Society of Neph...

Sydney to host United Nations Congress on Safety and Health at Work

The city of Sydney, Australia, has won a bid to host the XXIII United Nations Congress on Safety and Health at Work in 2023. The congress will provide a global platform for Australia to promote its position as a world leader in work health and safety. The congress will be held at the International Convention Centre Sydney, where work health and safety experts, regulators, government and private au...

How many scientists does it take to look through a microscope?

More than 2,000 of the world’s top scientific brains have been exploring new research and experiencing the latest scientific microscopy equipment, in Sydney for the 19th International Microscopy Congress (IMC19). The congress, held every four years, has been running 9-14 September. Field emission guns and new electron exploration systems are two of the many innovations in medical science that have...

Brisbane Convention Centre to host key political science congress

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) will play host to the 25thIPSA World Congress of Political Science from 21-25 July 2018. More than 2,400 political science experts will be gathering for the five-day congress, which is expected to generate a AUD$7.7m boost to the economy. The congress was secured through a competitive Team Brisbane bid involving Tourism and Events Queensland, ...

Dubai Association Centre growth brings more associations to the emirate

The Dubai Association Centre (DAC) has this week released its registration figures for the first half of 2018, showing a 38% increase in the number of registered associations since the start of the year. The DAC is a part of Dubai’s chamber of commerce, and was established to bring a greater number of international associations to the city. The DAC now has a total of 58 licensed associations, 16 o...