In response to escalating concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the ISSCR is transforming its in-person annual meeting on 24-27 June, 2020 to a virtual event, ISSCR 2020 Virtual.
A wearable device embedded with a sensor module that could improve blood pressure monitoring and a changing scientific landscape as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will be the focus of plenary talks at the all-virtual 2020 OSA Biophotonics Congress: Biomedical Optics April 20 - 23. The dynamic speakers will discuss the latest innovations and trends in those topic areas in academia and industry.
On April 13, 2020, the sections of the XXI April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development start. The conference is organized by HSE University with the support of the World Bank. This year, the conference is held in a distributed format.
From June 22 to 25, students and early-career scientists will gather virtually for a free program of lectures, laboratory tours, interactive sessions, e-poster presentations, and virtual engagement with speakers and attendees on innovative methods to reduce and replace animal tests in toxicology and biomedical science. Originally planned to be hosted at Johns Hopkins University, the Summer School on Innovative Approaches in Science will now take place as a virtual meeting due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of COVID-19, conferences are being cancelled or postponed in Japan. IEICE Data Engineering Technical Group, Database Society of Japan (DBSJ), and Information Processing Society of Japan Special Interest Group on Database Systems (IPSJ DBS) held 12th Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management and 18th Annual Meeting of DBSJ (DEIM 2020) online from March 2 to 4, 2020. National Institute of Informatics (NII) cooperated with the development of an online conference environment.
The Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) will be holding its 27th annual meeting as a virtual conference, May 2-5, 2020. The Society decided to transition to a virtual platform for the meeting, which was originally scheduled to take place in Boston, due to mounting public health concerns over novel coronavirus disease 2019.
The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed unprecedented changes in everybody`s personal and professional lives. After careful consideration and evaluation of the risks and alternatives, the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has therefore decided to cancel its physical annual congress EULAR 2020 in Frankfurt in June this year.
The Endocrine Society will host its largest-ever online meeting in June to ensure endocrine researchers and clinicians continue to have access to the latest scientific information, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.