Upcoming Conferences

5th BioCeuticals Research Symposium

21 - 23 April, 2017

Sydney, Australia

The BioCeuticals Research Symposium is a three-day masterclass highlighting the future of personalised medicine.

Key experts in the fields of functional gastroenterology, endocrinology, toxicology, and genomics will examine how their research and clinical insights intersect to reveal how attendees can better assess an individual's health risks to create more personalised and effective treatment strategies.

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The Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR), 2017 Conference

27 - 29 April, 2017

San Francisco, US

SAR's 2017 conference, focused on "Advancing the Precision Medicine Initiative through Acupuncture Research," aims to explore how the recent focus on the PMI can benefit from research on acupuncture and traditional East Asian medicine, as well as exploring how ideas emerging from personalized medicine can help us better explore individual variability and responders / non-responders that have been a hallmark of clinical and mechanistic acupuncture research studies.

The conference program will contain multiple plenary lectures that directly address current basic, clinical, and translational research in acupuncture.

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World Congress Integrative Medicine and Health 2017

3 - 5 May, 2017

Berlin, Germany

This meeting is convened by the European Society of Integrative Medicine (ESIM) and serves as the 10th European Congress for Integrative Medicine and the 12th International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research sponsored by the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR). This congress will take place in association with a number of international organizations including the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health (ACIMH) in North America and others from around the globe. We invite researchers, educators, policy makers and clinical providers of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) to take part in the conference.

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Pan African Conference on Integrative Medicine

4 - 6 May, 2017

Cape Town, South Africa

The conference will discuss:

  • The Principles and Practice of Integrative Medicine
  • The greater anatomy of human beings: Matter-energy-information-quantum space/Body-emotions-mind-spirit-consciousness
  • Mind and consciousness in medicine
  • Shifting focus from disease to wellness
  • Why complexity matters and what heals

International invited speakers include: Dr John Hick, Integrative Paediatrician; Dr Adam Perlman, Associated Professor of Medicine, Duke University and past Chairman of the Consortium of Academic Health centres for Integrative medicine; Dimitri Panagopoulos, Greece and Daniel Weber, Oncology and Integrative science.

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Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference

5 - 7 May, 2017

Brisbane, Australia

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine practitioners throughout the Asia-Pacific region will gather in Brisbane from 5-7 May 2017 for the Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC).

The peak annual convention is a must-attend event for practitioners, researchers and the profession with international guest speakers include NICM adjunct, Dr Debra Betts (New Zealand). AACMAC 2017 will offer an engaging and clinically relevant academic program with practical workshops, industry seminars, and social and networking activities.

Delegates will deepen their understanding of current practices and leave with an awareness of the latest research, techniques and treatment protocols. The conference also offers a valuable opportunity to broaden networks within the greater health community, allowing for greater collaboration, understanding and connections.

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6th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2017

21 - 24 May, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden,

- Future Medicines For One World -

Systems approaches to drug discovery, development and clinical usage. Join leading pharmaceutical scientists from around the world to discuss cutting-edge research and promising developments.

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48th TCM Kongress Rothenburg

23 - 27 May, 2017

Rothenburg, Germany

Many internationally renowned lecturers will be taking part in the 48th TCM Kongress Rothenburg, helping to bring you closer to practical treatment techniques, old classical knowledge and the latest research results with such known names as Young Wei-Chieh (USA), Volker Scheid (UK), Heiner Frühauf (USA), Bruce Bentley (AUS), Barbara Kirschbaum (D), Radha Thambirajah (UK), Honora Lee Wolfe (USA), Lillian Pearl Bridges (USA), Yair Maimon (IL), Edward Neal (USA) and many more.

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AusMedtech 2017 and ICMMB 2017

24 - 25 May, 2017

Melbourne, Australia

AusMedtech, Australia's premier medical technology conference, celebrates its 10th anniversary and will be co-presented with the International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (ICMMB) for the first time.The joint conference will bring together key stakeholders of the Australian and international medical devices and diagnostics sector to explore topics such as biomaterials, medical devices, assistive technologies for an ageing population, tissue engineering, 3D printing and the mechanics of future medicine.The conference will be held from 24-25 May 2017 at the Crown Conference Centre, Melbourne.

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9th International Congress on Traditional Asian Medicines (ICTAM)

6 - 12 August, 2017

Kiel, Germany

ICTAM for inter- and transdisciplinary research exchange, and for discussing points of intersection and of tension between our various approaches and perspectives. ICTAM 2017 will be an opportunity to develop new networks of collaboration and exchange, and to consider how both our association, and the field as a whole, can move forward.  ICTAM 2017 will gather studies from clinical trial specialists, anthropologists, historians and clinicians, economists and political scientists, conservationists, botanists, translators and more.

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NZACRes 2017

17- 18 August, 2017

Auckland, New Zealand

The New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes) annual conference will be held 17-18 August 2017 at The Pullman Hotel, Auckland. The theme, Innovation in Research and Clinical Trials and conference program is designed to present research, clinical trials and cutting edge presentations for everyone involved in clinical trials and research with a number of keynote addresses from distinguished national and international speakers.

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2017 AIHM Annual Conference

22 - 26 October, 2017

San Diego, US

Learn from visionaries in integrative health and medicine, earn meaningful CME/CEU credits, build interprofessional networks, dream, plan and partake in fellowship.

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6th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation

14 - 15 November, 2017

Brisbane, Australia

The theme is 'The Butterfly Effect—Translating Knowledge into Action for Positive Change'. Co-hosted by NHMRC and The Lowitja Institute, the Symposium focus is on action needed to improve the health and wellbeing of Australia's First Peoples through effective translation of health, wellbeing and medical research into policy and practice.

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2017 NFMRI Medical Research Innovation Conference

21 - 22 November, 2017

Sydney, Australia

While NFMRI's previous conferences sought to discuss key issues affecting the medical research and innovation sectors and to explore strategies and solutions to help build, support and grow the biomedical innovation sector in Australia, their third conference will hone in on how small players can achieve impact by working with the sector's 'big players'. It will bring together local and international experts to explore four key themes focused around how private and social investments in medical research, together with different strategies and bold actions, can lead to the advancement of innovations.

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