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Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE)

Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE)

Location: , Belgium
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 07-03-2013 Last Day: 07-07-2013 Deadline for abstracts: 06-28-2013
Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE) (Brussels, July 3rd – 7th, 2013) Seminar Agenda Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders (CDE) is a network of individuals, who have an interest in exploring and strengthening relations between European States. The program is based on the recognition that the increasing economic and political integration of the European Union must be accompanied by sustained activity to ensure that public opinion and relations between individual member states, and between member-states, remain positive and constructive at the grass roots level. Individuals can join the CDE Forum by taking…
Queensland Safety Show

Queensland Safety Show

Location: , Australia
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 06-18-2013 Last Day: 06-20-2013
From: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Summary With thousands of qualified trade visitors each year, you will meet more potential clients in 3 days than you normally would in 1 year. Description The Queensland Safety Show is a biennial workplace health and safety and materials handling trade show with 1000s of workplace health and safety solutions and services including new and innovative ways to improve workplace performance. This industry event offered an opportunity for visitors to preview products and services, question the experts and receive practical advice to make your workplace safer. No business could afford to miss these landmark…
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2nd China Shale Gas Conference 2013

Location: , China
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 05-06-2013 Last Day: 05-07-2013
According to the National Energy Administration (NEA) released , the national target is to reach 6.5 billion Nm3 shale gas output by 2015, and strive for 60-100 billion Nm3 output by 2020. In order to realize this aim, in China, at least 20,000 shale gas wells will be drilled by 2020; if the single well costs CNY 40 million, then to total investment will be more than CNY 800 billion, which will bring the huge market opportunities for the technologies and equipment services industry. In U.S., benefit from shale gas industry, the petrochemical industry secured low-cost raw materials and energy…
Marketing and communicating with today’s youth

Marketing and communicating with today’s youth

Location: , Australia
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 04-18-2013 Last Day: 04-19-2013
From Dora to Lady Gaga... Marketing and communicating with today’s youth How to get Millenials – and their parents – to “Like” you To meet Millenials on their own turf, you must have a cohesive strategy across all of your chosen marketing platforms; online destinations, social networking sites, mobile content and apps, television, print media, bricks and mortar and face-to-face. Hear successful case studies and expert perspectives from: Jane Caro – The Gruen Transfer LiteracyPlanet Nickelodeon Scholastic Australia Total Girl / Pacific Magazines Skoodle / IMA Education Playground Communications Bubble Gum Interactive iris worldwide CyberSmart / Australian Communications and Media…
8th Annual Conflict Prevention, Peacekeeping & Stability

8th Annual Conflict Prevention, Peacekeeping & Stability

Location: , United States
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 02-11-2013 Last Day: 02-13-2013
This event is unclassified. The global landscape, as it pertains to conflict prevention, peacekeeping and stability operations, is changing. As a result, many questions surround the future of US engagement amidst a struggling global economy and a need to strengthen both capacity and partnerships to keep supplying the humanitarian aid necessary for security. This premier marcus evans conference will bring together government and industry leaders to spend considerable time dialoguing about what it all means, where things are headed and the role of each actor to stimulate progress, move towards greater cost-efficiency and transfer responsibility and capabilities to locals. In…
LCA Conference 2012

LCA Conference 2012

Location: , France
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 11-06-2012 Last Day: 11-07-2012
Two days of co-learning between business, local authorities, researchers and experts around life cycle assessment in order to:  Learn the latest in LCA trends  Anticipate future evolutions and regulation  Establish partnerships  Use LCA as a tool to make your Sustainability Strategy tangible and create business value Why the [avniR] Conference? The [avniR] Conference aims to bring together large companies and SMEs, public authorities and international experts in order to: better understand client and supplier expectations regarding LCA. help you identify tools tailored to your sector and situation be inspired by good practices of companies and public authorities having implemented LCA…
The Euroacademia Convention of European Studies: Naming the Crisis of Europe and Assessing its Impact

The Euroacademia Convention of European Studies: Naming the Crisis of Europe and Assessing its Impact

Location: , Czech Republic
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 10-18-2012 Last Day: 10-20-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 09-15-2012
Call for Panels and Papers: The Euroacademia Convention of European Studies ‘Naming the Crisis of Europe and Assessing its Impact’ 18-20 October 2012, Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel Prague, Czech Republic Deadline for Panels 1 September 2012 Deadline for Papers 15 September 2012 Euroacademia cordially invites you to The First Euroacademia Convention of European Studies: Naming the Crisis of Europe and Assessing its Impact Description and aims: The expression ‘crisis of Europe’ used to be reserved for profound and elaborated cultural diagnoses coming from various reflective attitudes of concerned intellectuals. Now it is becoming part of common sense and one of…
The First Global Convention of European Studies

The First Global Convention of European Studies

Location: , Czech Republic
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 06-21-2012 Last Day: 06-23-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 03-15-2012
Euroacademia aims to bring together a wide and worldwide network of academics, researchers, practitioners and activists that identify their concerns and practices with the generic field of the European Studies. Contested in epistemological terms as an autonomous field, the European Studies generated however starting the 20th century disciplinary and inter-disciplinary scientific communities, particular interests, methodologies and puzzles, schools, specializations, interests and academic events that indicate a dynamic framing of its particular identity. The First Global Convention of European Studies aims to bring in an open floor for discussions, debates, reflection and sharing the features, topics, puzzles, methods, trends, schools and…
19th WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference

19th WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference

Location: , South Korea
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 05-24-2012 Last Day: 05-27-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 12-30-2011
It is a great pleasure to inform you that the 19th Wonca Asia Pacific Regional Conference will be held from May 24th to 27th in Jeju, Korea. As a Overall Chair of Organizing Committee, I am truly honored to host one of the most highly acclaimed meetings in the field of family medicine on the beautiful site – Jeju Island. This year, the organizing committee has chosen “Clinical Excellence in Family Medicine : Evidence-based Approach in Primary care” as the main theme of the conference, with a focus on the latest developments and trends, as well as the future outlook…
Re-Inventing Eastern Europe

Re-Inventing Eastern Europe

Location: , Austria
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 05-17-2012 Last Day: 05-19-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 01-15-2012
Not a long time ago, in 2010, a British lady was considered bigoted by Gordon Brown upon asking ‘Where do all these Eastern Europeans come from?’(1). Maybe, despite her concern with the dangers of immigration for Britain, the lady was right in showing that such a question still awaits for answers in Europe. The ironic thing however is that a first answer to such a question would point to the fact that the Eastern Europeans come from the Western European imaginary. As Iver Neumann puts it, ‘regions are invented by political actors as a political programme, they are not simply…
The Ankara Conference on Peace building & Conflict Resolution, Using Cultural Diplomacy as a Tool to Build Sustainable Peace

The Ankara Conference on Peace building & Conflict Resolution, Using Cultural Diplomacy as a Tool to Build Sustainable Peace

Location: , Turkey
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 04-17-2012 Last Day: 04-19-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 04-10-2012
The Ankara Conference on Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution stands out as the ICD's effort to impact the international system at its most sensitive and efficient level: conflict resolution and peacebuilding, taking the Mediterranean as the focus of our study. Culture can have an extremely strong impact on societies, and should be taken into account as a factor in change and new developments in the international system. Reflecting on the role of cultural diplomacy as a tool for conflict resolution, but also in empowering the Mediterranean countries at a global scale, will be the main goal of this conference. Since the…
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Accredited Security Manager Training 2012

Location: , Thailand
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 04-09-2012 Last Day: 04-20-2012
Ø COURSE OVERVIEW This very popular and comprehensive programme successfully completed by hundreds of security managers from many of the world’s most famous and most successful companies is designed for security managers, coordinators and their equivalents, who wish to gain a thorough understanding of how to manage security within a corporate environment. Suited equally for existing security managers and those newly appointed from police or military or business backgrounds, the course will enable delegates to use a range of risk management and security design tools to enhance their organization's ability to protect its assets. Security Risk Management Risk management as…
South-East European Conference and Exhibition: SAVE the Planet - Waste Management, Recycling, Environment

South-East European Conference and Exhibition: SAVE the Planet - Waste Management, Recycling, Environment

Location: , Bulgaria
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 03-28-2012 Last Day: 03-30-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 11-15-2011
The event encourages the investments, transfer of good practices and technologies to the Regional market where foreign companies can find plenty of opportunities. 'Exhibition - Conference' format turns it into a professional platform for product exploration, discussion, professional enrichment, networking and new partnerships setting up. The Conference program will include the following sessions: Waste prevention, Recycling/Resource Recovery, Energy and resource recovery, Landfilling and Environmental aspects of waste treatment technologies. The exhibition will put on display new technologies and equipments for waste collection, treatment, landfill and composting, transport vehicles, recycling systems, environmental monitoring & protection services, etc. The event partners are:…
South-East European Exhibition and Congress: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

South-East European Exhibition and Congress: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Location: , Bulgaria
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 03-28-2012 Last Day: 03-30-2012
The countries of South-East Europe are facing numerous environmental challenges. The increasing of energy efficiency and renewable energy application is the best way for sustainable economic development of the Region. Focused on these hot issues, the 8th edition of the EE & RES Exhibition will showcase again the latest equipment, technology and services from the energy sector and will act as a business and knowledge exchange platform. The Exhibition’s parallel events - EE & RES Congress and 'Save the Planet' - Conference & Exhibition on Waste Management, Recycling & Environment, contribute to the high-level visitor attendance by specialists from 4…
South-East European Solar Exhibition / SEE Solar

South-East European Solar Exhibition / SEE Solar

Location: , Bulgaria
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 03-28-2012 Last Day: 03-30-2012
The solar industry enters a new phase of its development and is taking the lead in the global energy mix. According to Mr. Ingmar Wilhelm, president of the European Photovoltaic Association (EPIA) 'The important declining costs, the validity of the ecological footprint and new innovative features are creating today's good climate for investment in PV technology, which is on the way to becoming a fully competitive part of the electricity system in the European Union and an increasingly important part of the world's energy future'. The excellent solar irradiation indicators on the Balkans and the interest of leading companies in…
Healthcare in the Gulf

Healthcare in the Gulf

Location: , United Arab Emirates
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 03-28-2012 Last Day: 03-28-2012
The great healthcare debate—understanding the drivers of change The current system of healthcare provision in the Gulf is unsustainable. Medical demand on healthcare systems is growing rapidly and with healthcare costs rising, a radical re-think of state-provided healthcare is a must. Healthcare in the Gulf will facilitate high-level discussion between Government, healthcare providers, suppliers, patient groups and investors in order to: concentrate minds on the complexity of the issues, promote innovation by analysing breakthrough approaches and generate fresh thinking and practical solutions for sustainable reform. We will be discussing: Critical challenges faced by policymakers in reforming and financing healthcare systems…
Healthcare in Europe

Healthcare in Europe

Location: , Switzerland
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 03-22-2012 Last Day: 03-22-2012
The road to sustainable healthcare; which path to take? The pressures affecting Europe’s healthcare systems are critical and widely recognised. An ageing population, rising costs and cuts in healthcare spending, means that ‘business as usual’ is not an option for Europe’s healthcare administrators. Yet, while there is consensus around the urgent need to adopt innovative, integrated and sustainable models of care, there is no clear roadmap. Healthcare in Europe, returning for its second year, will confront the major health challenges facing the continent. You’ll be able to engage in genuine dialogue and discover practical solutions with a high-level group of…
Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

Location: , France
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 03-08-2012 Last Day: 03-10-2012 Deadline for abstracts: 11-15-2011
Historically, the EU is both curious and controversial: it is hard to explain from a state-centrist view the delegation of sovereignty and the fragile agreement on the gradual extension of the EU powers together with externalizations of the decision making to a polity that can be described, as Jacques Delors expressed it, as an unidentified political object. However, in the last 60 years the European Union absorbed increasing amounts of intellectual and political energies that attempted to singularly or complementary explain the nature of the beast and the logic of the processes unfolded within. A large amount of theoretical assumptions,…
Healthcare in Africa

Healthcare in Africa

Location: , South Africa
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 03-06-2012 Last Day: 03-07-2012
Transforming Africa’s healthcare systems—where should change happen? Healthcare demands in Africa are changing. With chronic diseases rising, an emerging middle-class demanding better quality, affordable healthcare and private healthcare on the rise, what is the future for healthcare systems across the continent? Healthcare in Africa will bring together influential healthcare stakeholders from government, providers, suppliers and patient groups to confront and explore key issues around healthcare systems in Africa. You’ll be able to participate in interactive brainstorming sessions, hear cutting-edge case studies, and hear from a range of inspiring speakers. TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED: What is the right balance of private…
Cultural & Linguistic Advancement for Mission Success

Cultural & Linguistic Advancement for Mission Success

Location: , United States
Category: Regional Studies
Start Date: 02-22-2012 Last Day: 02-24-2012
Join other language, regional and cultural experts within the DoD and Department of State as they discuss and share strategies for revamping the military education system to reflect an increased focus on developing linguistic and cultural skills. Key subtopics that will be discussed include: -Implementing a cohesive language and cultural training strategy across the DoD -Defining language requirements across military branches -Measuring the success of current language and cultural training programs -Revamping the military education system for the current special operations focus -Weighing the impact of language, region and culture on COIN -Capitalizing on command of the cultural psyche Attending…

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