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World Transplant Games launches with conference in NewcastleGateshead

The World Transplant Games will begin with a conference in NewcastleGateshead, from 17-24 August this year. The event is an Olympics-style games for participants who have had successful organ and tissue transplants. Over 3,000 participants from 50 different countries are expected to attend. Taking place 17 August at King’s Hall on Newcastle University Campus, the conference called “Life Saver to L...

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...

Inaugural conference on International Law to be hosted by London’s Barbican Centre

The Barbican in London will host the inaugural ‘London Conference on International Law’, from 3-4 October, 2019. This event is the first conference of this scale focused on public international law to be held in the city. Under the theme of ‘Engaging with International Law’, international law academics, judges, practitioners, representatives of civil society, business-leaders and other stakeholder...

Montréal: An innovative leader in the pharmaceutical sector

Guy-Joffroy Lord, Director of Business Sales at Tourisme Montréal, explores the role of the pharmaceutical sector in Montréal’s dynamic life sciences and health technology (LSHT) ecosystem.   The life sciences and health technology (LSHT) sector is thriving in the Greater Montréal area, with 56,000 industry jobs in over 600 organiaations and 10,000 students graduating yearly from health-relat...

Brisbane to host leading environmental science conference

The world’s most respected freshwater scientists will be heading to the river city of Brisbane to attend the Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) Annual Meeting in 2021. The Brisbane conference will be the very first time the American-based SFS has held its annual meeting outside of North America. Australia’s reputation in water management and strong freshwater science community were behind the hi...

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...

The Convention Centre Dublin confirms its first conference for 2026

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has been chosen to host the International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC) in 2026. Organisers successfully bid against Moscow and Brisbane to bring the biennial conference to Dublin. It is expected to attract up to 1,500 delegates to the city. The conference is one of the longest standing and most prestigious on the international chemistry circuit...

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...

Four Life Sciences wins for BCD M&E as sector team grows

Global agency BCD Meetings & Events has revealed that in the past eight months it has secured four new Life Sciences clients and substantially extended the territories covered for other existing clients across a number of other industry sectors. The new wins include significant organisations in APAC, EMEA, and the USA, all contracting BCD M&E across multiple markets. BCD M&E runs a Lif...