Meetings of interest.
Presented by the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board, the DANLA program provides training for practitioners. It promises participants increased confidence in using integrative medicine, improved patient compliance with treatment protocols personally designed for patient's specific needs, and an increased level of consistently positive, cost-effective outcomes for patients. The event will be help in three sessions--January 14-16, 2005 in Chicago, IL, March 18-20, 2005 in Atlanta, GA, and April 22-24, 2005 in Phoenix, AZ. Please contact the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board at 972-250-2829 for further details.
11th Annual Spring Conference on Women's Health
To be held March 16-19, 2005 in Aruba, this conference will provide physicians, certified nurse midwives, nurses and physician assistants with the most up-to-date information regarding Women's Health Care. Planned in accordance with the Accreditation Council on Continuing Education (ACCME) standards relating to continuing medical and nursing education, participants will be offered a variety of information sessions, lectures and case presentations facilitated by academic clinicians in various disciplines of Women's Health Care. For further details visit www.symposiamedicus.org/calend ar/bro945/program.
2nd International Neural Conference on Engineering
Designed to highlight the emerging field of Neural Engineering, this conference will be held March 16-19, 2005 in Washington, D.C. The main objective of this conference, sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc (IEEE), is to emphasize a new field of engineering that unites engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science with molecular, cellular, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience. Topics discussed include areas such as replacing or restoring lost sensory and motor abilities, defining the organizing principles and underlying mechanisms of neural systems, neurobiotics, neuroelectronics, brain imaging and mapping, cognitive science and neuroscience. For more information regarding participation, please visit www.dartmouth.edu/ ~ne2005/main_index.
The Positive Power of Humor, Hope & Healing--20th Annual Conference
The Humor Project, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is the first organization in the world to focus full-time on the positive power of humor. In a supportive, laughter-filled, relaxing yet productive environment, participants will experience and learn practical ways to use humor and other skills to manage stress in life and work. This event is open to everyone including managers, healthcare professionals, educators and parents and will be held April 8-10, 2005. For further details log onto www.HumorProject.com.
On Brains and Us: Neuroethics, Responsibility and the Self
The Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion (DoSER), under the auspices of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will hold a conference April 17-19, 2005 in the Kresge Auditorium on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, MA. In collaboration with the Department of Brain and Cognitive Science at MIT, this conference aims to bring together scientists, philosophers, members of the religious community, and the public for interdisciplinary dialogue. It will provide an opportunity to explore a range of emerging issues associated with neuroscience research. For more information, visit the AAAS website at www.aaas.org/spp/dser.
The Seventh International Conference on Science and Consciousness
The Seventh International Conference on Science and Consciousness will take place April 22-27, 2005 in Santa Fe, NM. Participants will be able to attend several workshops and lectures, as well as special evening events facilitated by world-renowned experts on topics relating to science and consciousness. The event is open to faculty and students in the sciences, humanities, medicine, psychology and theology. Researchers of consciousness from both scientific and religious communities, and members of the general public interested in the relationship between science and consciousness are invited to attend. To register or to obtain further-information, contact The Message Company, 4 Camino Azul, Santa Fe, NM 87508. Email: email@example.com.
Adult & Childhood Obesity 2005
The Adult & Childhood Obesity Conference has been designed for office-based healthcare professionals including pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nurses and physician assistants in response to the rising prevalence of obesity in children and adults in the U.S. This conference will take an in-depth look at current actions used to identify and treat weight-related medical and psychological issues and will also examine issues surrounding high-risk individuals and healthcare plans. Adult & Childhood Obesity 2005 will take place May 12-14, 2005 in San Francisco, CA. Visit www. symposiamedicus.org/calendar/bro 951/program for further information.
Improving the Success of Homeopathy 5: A Global Perspective
Presented by the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, this event is a part of a series of conferences that have become the leading international forum for research in homeopathy. As in past conferences, participants will be again be brought together with high level representatives of government, academic institutions and the industry during the two-day event, May 19-20, 2005 in London. Among the main objectives of this conference are: examination of the implications for research and development of globalization, consideration of how the diverse and geographically widespread elements can be connected, and review of possible applications of homeopathy in agriculture and elsewhere. To register or to obtain further information, visit www.rlhh. org.uk/conference.
Science and Religion: Global Perspectives--An International, Interfaith, Interdisciplinary Conference
The Metanexus Institute on Religion and Science will host in Philadelphia, PA on June 4-8, 2005 an international delegation, who are current members of an ever-expanding global network of scholars, clergy, scientists, teachers and activists. Attendees represent a broad diversity of scientific disciplines and faith traditions and are dedicated to promoting a constructive dialogue between science and religion. Keynote speakers, panel discussions and workshops will examine theoretical problems and practical issues, as well as to tackle the opportunities and challenges raised for liberal education and humane learning in a universal context. For more information, contact the Metanexus Institute at www.metanexus.net.
The Art & Science of Sound Therapy
Presented by Cymatherapy International, this series will be offered in two sessions--Level I, June 4, 2005 and Level II June 5, 2005 in Atlanta, GA. Through these unique workshops participants will learn how to increase energy levels, increase flexibility, unblock physical and emotional pain, relieve stress, promote feelings on well-being, and regain whole health. The Level I session provides an understanding on the way in which sound can heal and Level II integrates ancient tools with modern application. For more information contact Cymatherapy International at 866-909-0099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
4th World Conference on Breast Cancer
To be held June 8-12, 2005 in Halifax, Canada, this event will be responsible for global interaction among those concerned with breast cancer including survivors, clinicians, scientists, advocates and supporters in an effort to build and strengthen international networks. Participants can look forward to obtaining information on all aspects of breast cancer such as research, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and support. For further details or to register for participation, please visit www.worldbreastcancerconf.ca.
27th Annual Meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS)
Founded in 1978, the Bioelectromagentics Society (BEMS) is an independent organization of biological and physical scientists, physicians and engineers interested in the interactions of non-ionizing radiation with biological systems. At this annual meeting, participants will be offered the opportunity to meet other professionals in the field, as well as to attend several intriguing workshops and lectures. The event will be held as a joint conference with the European Bioelectromagnetics Association on June 19-24, 2005 at the University College of Dublin in Ireland. For further information visit www.bioelecromagnetics2005.org.
The Scientific & Medical Network Annual Gathering 2005
The Scientific and Medical Network's (SMN) 2005 Annual Gathering will be held July 7-10 2005 at Haus Altenberg in Odenthal-Altenberg, Germany. The main topic of interest will be Science, Consciousness and Healing in the 21st Century. It will be hosted by the German Group of Network and will include several lecturers, who will present new and intriguing work on science, consciousness and healing some of which maybe unfamiliar to those outside the German-speaking world. For further information contact SMN at email@example.com.
World Future 2005: Foresight, Innovation and Strategy
The World Future's Society's (WFS) upcoming conference will be held July 29-31, 2005 at the Chicago Hilton and Towers, Chicago, IL. A myriad of sessions on technology, health, education, societal trends, government, business and environment, among others are planned. In discussions, workshops, and informal meetings, participants will exchange ideas, increase their knowledge about the future and share personal insights. Contact the WFS at 7901 Woodmont Ave., Suite 450, Bethesda, MD 20814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
6th Annual Integrated Healthcare Expo and Seminar
The Integrated Healthcare Expo and Seminar will be held August 19-21, 2005 in Edison, NJ. Jointly organized by PDA Trade Fairs and The Voluntary Health, Education and Rural Development Society, this event will demonstrate the therapeutic effects of Alternative and Complementary Medicine & Holistic Treatments. To register or to obtain further information, please contact mahesh@herbalhealth careepxo.com or visit www.inhex.com.
The Sixth World Congress on Melanoma
The Congress will bring together the world's experts on the prevention, treatment, management and research on one of the most prevalent cancers of modern times. Immunologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, and clinicians will present the latest data on melanoma and provide the opportunity to evaluate current understandings of this disease. The forthcoming Sixth World Congress will take place at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Center from September 6-10, 2005. To participate in this event, contact the Congress Secretariat at 645-375 Water Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 5C6 or email email@example.com.
Teilhard's Legacy: Rediscovering Fire A Conference to Celebrate 50 Years of Teilhard Scholarship
This conference to be held November 17-19, 2005 at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of Le phenomene Humain (The Phenomenon of Man) by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ, which was printed some months after his death in April 1955. Through his many books and essays, de Chardin, a French Jesuit schooled in biology, paleontology and philosophy, sought to integrate his religious experience with natural science, most notably Christian theology with theories of evolution. The aim of the conference is to assess Teilhard's contributions, to learn from his approach, and to allow his enthusiasm for synthesis to spark renewed interest for continuing the growing science and religion dialogue. For more information, contact the conference director, Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Holistic Medical Association Scientific Conference
This conference on Holism and Family Health, sponsored by the American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA), will be held May 11-14, 2005 at the Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA and will explore holism as a sound, scientific approach to medical practice. Attendees will discover new clinical tools for improving wellness in infants and children, the care of pregnant mothers, family health, and general holistic care for common health care complaints. For more information and online registration, visit the AHMAwebsite at www.holisticmedicine.org/events /conference/2005.