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Microbiological safety of medicines discussed in Oxford Special

Oxford - The safety of medicines is of great importance, needing to be of the required formulation and contamination free. This week, in Oxford, U.K., pharmacists and microbiologists came together to review best practice.

France to revive plans for Israeli-Palestinian peace conference

Paris - France is looking to quickly revive plans for an international conference to "bring about the two-state solution" to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Friday. "In the coming weeks, France will take...

Review: Microbiologists from Europe discuss keeping medicines safe Special

Nottingham - This week the U.K.'s biggest conference dedicated to pharmaceutical microbiology took place in Nottingham. The key themes were risk assessment, coping with aging facilities, and addressing contamination issues.

UK Muslims seek own path in countering jihadism

London - Feeling unfairly targeted by the government's anti-radicalisation drive, Britain's Muslim community is rallying to find its own response to extremism and take a greater role in the fight against terrorism.

Scientists point to narrowing gap for averting climate disaster

Paris - Nearly 2,000 climate scientists gathered in Paris Tuesday, just five months before the deadline for a historic carbon-curbing pact, to remind politicians it is not too late to limit dangerous planet warming.

Facebook plans to allow third-party apps onto Messenger

Facebook is planning to open up the Facebook Messenger app to third-party apps and services that will run on top of the service, continuing the large-scale expansion of Messenger that the company has started in the past year.

A look at the top online marketing conferences this year

It is coming to the time of the year when online marketers and SEO experts converge to share ideas and learn from each other at conferences worldwide. With events in every major city, the outcomes will directly influence the future of online marketing.

Twitter Offers brings virtual coupons to your stream

Just in time for the holiday season, Twitter is bringing virtual coupons that you can link to your debit or credit card straight from your stream.

Tropical disease experts banned from tropical disease conference

In an ironic twist, Louisiana state health officials are prohibiting scientists who has visited Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea in the past 21 days from attending a meeting on tropical diseases in New Orleans.

Safar Conference of Middle Eastern Dance and Music Special

Vancouver - The Safar Conference of Middle Eastern Dance and Music is coming to Vancouver from September 26-28. An exciting weekend of Middle Eastern Dance and Music for dancers to hone their craft and participate in competitions.

The Future of Nutrition Conference, Jan 27 — Free online event

The Future of Nutrition Online Conference will feature compelling new insights and diverse approaches to what the future holds when it comes to nutrition and personal transformation.

UEFA president still undecided on future

The eyes of the football world will be on Dubrovnik, Croatia this month as Michael Platini will attend a UEFA conference and decide his future.

Inside a conference on astrochemistry of dust, ice and gas

Leiden - What is the cyclic role of dust in the chemical evolution of the Universe? If you have a professional interest, this conference is for you.

Star power abounds at 2013 Toronto Film Festival Special

The Toronto International Film Festival announces its first round of highly-anticipated galas and special presentations.

ShesConnected.com holds third conference in Toronto Special

Toronto - In 2009 a new social network launched at the National Women's Show in Toronto called ShesConnect.com. In just a few years that Social Media network has become a powerful force.

Op-Ed: Bilderbergers breaking the Logan Act?

Chantilly - Theories are now being spread around that the Bilderberg Conference is actually illegal. All attendees could literally be arrested for breaking a certain law.

Op-Ed: MSM journalists don't know what the Bilderberg Group is?

Luke Rudkowski, citizen journalist, is not shy. In the videos, he interviews journalists from CNN, Fox and MSNBC about the Bilderberg Group.

Mesh conference kicks off May 23-24, focusing on media & tech

Toronto - On May 23 and 24, Toronto will host the annual Web conference known as mesh, featuring speakers from companies such as IBM and NPR, and offering a variety of talks and discussion on new ideas reshaping how we use the Internet.

BRICS Summit 2012 — Dropping US dollar, IMF & aid to Syria

New Delhi - At a meeting of the world's 5 leading emerging economies, many issues were raised including stepping away from the Dollar as a reserve currency and reform of the IMF. Humanitarian aid to Syria was also discussed.

Gujarat Tourism treated bird watchers to cultural performances Special

Gandhinagar - Birders, travel writers, ornithologists, researchers from the world over were invited by Gujarat Tourism for the 2nd Global Bird Watchers' Conference 2012 held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The cultural performance was the highlight at the inauguration.

Margaret Atwood: Internet is a great literacy driver

Toronto - At the nextMEDIA conference in Toronto on Monday, famed author, poet, and essayist Margaret Atwood talked about the Internet, technology and its connection with literacy.

Conference on the national census

London - The National Archives at Kew is hosting a one day conference on the census in October; book early to avoid disappointment.

Free science fiction conference at the British Library

London - On September 16, the British Library is running a conference for science fiction buffs and admission is free, but book early to avoid disappointment.

'Mesh' digital media conference begins next week in Toronto

Toronto - On May 25 and 26, Toronto will host the annual Web conference known as mesh, featuring speakers from companies such as Mozilla, the Citizen Lab, Topix, and more. Media outlets with reps at mesh include the Guardian, Al Jazeera and HuffPost Media Group.

Op-Ed: Surviving the blues freshens your gene pool

Toronto - You never would guess, the blues is designed to keep your gene pool freshly alive. According to Dr. Benoit Mulsant it's all about survival.

British PM speaks of new beginning for Libya at London Conference

British Prime Minister David Cameron spoke at a conference about Libya on Tuesday. Foreign Ministers and representatives from more than 40 countries were in attendance.

Atlanta web conference on youth marketing shows old school charm Special

At the Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association Youth Market via Digital Media event on Wednesday night, traditional media's old school charms and sentiments dominated the strategies detailed for the assembly.

Trailer on Kwame Nkrumah conference released

Vancouver - A trailer on last summer's conference held in BC in honour of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, first president of the West African state of Ghana, has been released by the conference organizers.

Experts say the future is in our hands - plan or pay the price Special

Guelph - American energy expert, Robert Rapier, was in Guelph on November 10th to join a panel of experts who were discussing 'Our Environmental Future.'

Surrey, BC: Conference on black unity Special

Surrey - A conference to bring together black people from the Caribbean islands and Africa was recently held at Kwantlen University in Surrey, British Columbia.
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A sign for the Pharmig event at The Oxfordshire Hotel  Oxford.
A sign for the Pharmig event at The Oxfordshire Hotel, Oxford.
Public watershed conference  Athabasca  Alberta  Canada January 29th  2011.
Public watershed conference, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada January 29th, 2011.
Hans Noordergraaf – Microbiology Expert  Abbott Biologicals BV - speaking at the 2015 Pharmig micr...
Hans Noordergraaf – Microbiology Expert, Abbott Biologicals BV - speaking at the 2015 Pharmig microbiology conference.
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An organization that unites forward thinking individuals of all sorts of fields for the purpose of idea sharing and collaboration.
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Professor Andrew Gewirtz displays some of his work to the PDA microbiology conference  October 2015.
Professor Andrew Gewirtz displays some of his work to the PDA microbiology conference, October 2015.
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Maude Barlow, Edmonton water conference.
Professor Andrew Gewirtz addresses the PDA 10th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiol...
Professor Andrew Gewirtz addresses the PDA 10th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiology, October 2015.
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The modern age, delegates following the conference via computer links.
Delegates in between sessions at the PDA 10th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiolog...
Delegates in between sessions at the PDA 10th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiology.
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Delegates learning about the latest Ebola research at the PDA Global Microbiology conference in Bethesda, MD, U.S. October 2015.
ShesConnected.com is holding their third conference in Toronto this weekend
ShesConnected.com is holding their third conference in Toronto this weekend
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Last day of the Keepers of the Water Athabasca conference
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One of the exhibition stands at Making Pharmaceuticals. This one is the not-for-profit microbiology society Pharmig. Here Tim Sandle explains about some pathogenic bacteria to a delegate.
There were several breaks throughout the day  giving attendees time to network meaningfully.
There were several breaks throughout the day, giving attendees time to network meaningfully.
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The faces of Iowa's next generation of leaders shine with hope on the Silicon Prairie
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Tim Sizer  the Regional Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Officer South West  chairs day two.
Tim Sizer, the Regional Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Officer South West, chairs day two.
Michael C. Hall entertains the guests in between speakers
Michael C. Hall entertains the guests in between speakers
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Global audit specialist Julie Roberts discusses best practices for microbiological identification at...
Global audit specialist Julie Roberts discusses best practices for microbiological identification at the conference.