Dr. Kym Boycott, Pediatric Geneticist and Senior Scientist at CHEO and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa, will be appearing at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. She is presenting her world-renowned research and clinical work in genetics and rare disease as part of the Second High Level Event of the NGO Committee for Rare Disease. This is the first time CHEO has been represented at the UN.
Reporters and bloggers are invited to attend Nutrition 2019, the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. The meeting will be held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center. #Nutrition2019 is your source for high-quality nutrition research and news. Register for a complimentary press pass or follow along virtually to get the latest scientific findings and explore their implications for practice, policy and industry.
The program for the 2019 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) is now online. Among over 1,000 sessions, it features a Union symposium on climate tipping points and a session on science, politics and European (dis)integration featuring Mario Monti. In this year's press conferences, journalists can find out where scientists are planning to drill for the oldest ice on Earth, what the latest research on plastic pollution is, and much more.
The 7th HLF will take place from September 22-27, 2019, and applications for the coveted travel grants are accepted until May 20, 2019.
How dangerous is a new pathogen of a foodborne infection? What health risks are concealed in a new plant protection product? Uncertainty is a normal part of scientific work, because the results of scientific studies can be contradictory or afflicted with errors and be incapable of providing an answer to the question. It is then up to science to clarify the effects of such uncertainties on the risk assessment.
The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM SIGCHI) has announced that the premier International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, TEI 2019, will take place in Tempe, Arizona from March 17-20, 2019. The TEI conference features top-tier work that addresses issues in interaction design, engineering, smart materials, user experience, design research, and interactive art.
Journalists who register for the American Chemical Society's (ACS') Spring 2019 National Meeting & Exposition in Orlando will have access to nearly 13,000 presentations on the meeting's theme, 'Chemistry for New Frontiers,' and many more topics, including food, nutrition, medicine, health, space science, energy and the environment. The meeting, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year, will be held March 31-April 4 in Orlando.
Renowned scientists including Nobel laureates, research pioneers and celebrated educators will convene at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2019 meeting, to be held April 6-9 in Orlando. Bringing together more than 12,000 life scientists in one interdisciplinary community, EB showcases the latest advances in anatomy, biochemistry, molecular biology, investigative pathology, pharmacology and physiology.
Where might you move to reduce the effects of climate change on yourself and your family? Duluth, Minn., with its bountiful fresh water and cooler climate may be well positioned to accommodate a diverse influx of people, culture and capital associated with a national redistribution of people and places. Find out more at the University of Minnesota Duluth's Climate Futures meeting March 19-20, 2019.
On Feb. 16, 1919, Franz Rosenzweig completed his book 'The Star of Redemption.' In commemoration of this event, a large conference entitled 'Back to Redemption: Franz Rosenzweig's Star 1919-2019' is taking place in Jerusalem from Feb. 17-20, 2019. The Martin-Buber Chair for Jewish Thought and Philosophy at Goethe University in Frankfurt is one of the main organizers of the conference.
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) invites journalists to attend its session 'Food and Nutrition Security: Scientific Partnership and Opportunities' on Friday, 15 February 2019 at 13.30-15.00 (01.30 PM - 3:00 PM), Marriott Wardman Park: Thurgood Marshall Ballroom South.
'Machine Learning and Statistics: Applications in Genomics and Computer Vision,' a scientific session at the AAAS Annual Meeting, will be held from 3:30-5:00 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, in Washington 2 room, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C. Organized and moderated by Hal Stern, professor of statistics at the University of California, Irvine.
The Graphene and Quantum Flagships will have devoted spaces in the exhibit floor in the NEXTech Hall 8.0 of the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.
Scientists from 52 countries will be providing hands-on help in Puerto Rico to restore marine and coastal resources damaged during hurricane Maria in 2017 in connection with the annual meeting of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography February 23 to March 2, 2019. The Puerto Rico and Minnesota Sea Grant programs are working together with Puerto Rico-based members of the meeting committee to offer educational and volunteer opportunities focused on environmental restoration.
The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) will hold its 50th annual SIGCSE Technical Symposium in Minneapolis, Minn., from Feb. 27 to March 2, 2019. SIGCSE is the largest computing education conference in the world, and will attract more than 1,500 researchers, educators, practitioners, and others interested in improving computing education in grades K-12, two-year colleges, and higher education settings.
The American College of Cardiology's Cardiovascular Summit will take place Feb. 14-16, 2019 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, bringing together top experts to discuss and review innovative, relevant cardiovascular management and leadership strategies.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its partners will host a meeting of researchers, clinicians, patients and patient advocates to discuss spinal cord injury (SCI) research and to chart a course of future studies. The two-day meeting will focus on three important timepoints for spinal cord injury: acute, sub-acute, and chronic. Other sessions will discuss the latest pre-clinical, clinical, and technological research relating to SCI. Overall, the meeting aims to discuss how to overcome barriers and improve collaboration.
ISAPP members will gather in Antwerp for the organization's 2019 scientific meeting.
The largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science, the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019, will be held July 14-18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Each year, AAIC convenes the world's leading basic science and clinical researchers, next generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share breaking research discoveries that will lead to preventions, treatments and improvements in diagnosis for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
The European Society for Medical Oncology, the leading professional organization for medical oncology, is pleased to announce the TAT (Targeted Anticancer Therapies) International Congress 2019, the premier forum for discussion of early phase drug development and translational research.
At More About MS, people living with or affected by MS will have the opportunity to join a special program at the CMSC Annual Meeting in Seattle to network with one another and to learn from leading MS experts about ways to better manage their disease and improve their quality of life.
The CTO Summit 2019 is a two-day course featuring the latest research, advanced techniques, and state-of-the-art technologies for chronic total occlusions. This year's conference will emphasize practical hands-on training and will feature 12 live case transmissions conducted by the most skilled operators in CTO stenting with real-time analysis by world-renowned faculty. Sessions will cover a broad range of topics covering operator techniques, guidewire technology, and other adjunctive devices.
The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) would like to invite media to register now for the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, April 13-16, 2019. Registration for bona fide journalists is free.
Journalists are invited to register for Europe's largest congress on radiation oncology, ESTRO 38, organised by the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). It will take place in Milan, Italy, from 26-30 April 2019.
Meet and hear from leading experts on the future of computing and AI education, ethics, and research, as MIT celebrates the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing.