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World Orphan Drug Congress (USA) - April 23-25, 2014 - Washington DC

The 4th annual World Orphan Drug Congress USA is where industry, government and payers come to develop new strategies and partnerships to advance orphan drug development and patient access.

This is the largest, global event that stakeholders go to annually.

The event is dedicated to fostering partnerships and collaboration. It is about expediting orphan drug development and articulating its value, from discovery to patient access, so that manufacturers are guaranteed full and speedy reimbursement.

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The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) Annual Convention - May 1-4, 2014 - Orlando, FL

The 32nd Annual Dermatology Nurses’ Association Convention will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin in Orlando, Florida.

This program is designed for Nurse Practitioners, RN, LPN, MA and all nurses who desire continued education on dermatological conditions.

Goals for 2014 Convention:

  • Provide educational programs based on evidence based practice as determined by feedback from previous convention, educational needs assessment and current literature review to meet the educational needs of members.
  • Provide core workshop opportunities to meet the specific needs of special interest groups.
  • Provide an avenue for networking and socialization to enhance professional growth of members.
  • Promote interest in dermatology related fields, including research, clinical testing, publishing, office management and advocacy to advance the practice of dermatology nursing, both individually and as a whole.

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Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting - May 7-10, 2014 - Albuquerque, NM

The Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) is pleased to present the 2014 Annual Meeting at the Albuquerque Convention Center, located in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. Meeting attendees will have multiple opportunities to interact with thought leaders in cutaneous biology  from around the globe. The SID community includes representation from a broad range of specialties and disciplines.

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Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) 30th Annual Conference - May 28-30, 2014 - Baltimore, MD

The Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) is a nonprofit, international organization dedicated to the enhancement of psychosocial services to people with cancer and their families. Created in 1984 by social workers interested in oncology and by existing national cancer organizations, AOSW is an expanding force of psychosocial oncology professionals.

At the 30th Annual Conference, the AOSW will celebrate its past and take steps toward a future where oncology social workers will not only participate but lead in research, program development and patient navigation. We will gather information, share knowledge, support and guide each other as we light the way for innovation and the exceptional opportunities that lie before us.

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American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - May 30 - June 3, 2014 - Chicago, IL

The ASCO Annual Meeting brings together more than 25,000 oncology professionals from a broad range of specialties, making it an excellent venue for exploring the theme of the Meeting — "Science and Society." Attendees of the 2014 Annual Meeting will find cutting-edge scientific presentations and comprehensive educational content.

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Future Meeting Dates:

May 29-June 2, 2015
Chicago, IL

June 3-7, 2016
Chicago, IL

June 2-6, 2017
Chicago, IL

June 1-5, 2018
Chicago, IL

May 31-June 4, 2019
Chicago, IL

May 29-June 2, 2020
Chicago, IL

Canadian Dermatology Associate 89th Annual Conference - June 25-28, 2014 - Toronto, ON

The CDA Annual Conference is committed to presenting quality and relevant academic programming and continues to be the key gathering of the year for dermatologists from across Canada. From panel discussions to poster sessions, we’re looking forward to sharing diverse ideas and
sparking dynamic dialogue. The peer-reviewed paper sessions will help sharpen our combined knowledge of the art and science of dermatology.

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American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 2014 Beyond the Lab Conference - October 8 -11, 2014 - Tampa, FL

Join the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) for the "2014, Beyond the Lab" conference at the Tampa Bay convention Center, Oct. 8–11, as they build a successful future for the medical laboratory profession. Since its founding in 1922, ASCP has grown to become a formidable leader in laboratory medicine, certification and advocacy for pathologists and lab scientists. Be a part of this dynamic group of leaders who are shaping the future of healthcare delivery and implementing innovative new technologies in their health systems.

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EORTC 2014 CLTF Meeting - October 24-26, 2014 - Paris, France

The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) is an independent research organization dedicated to investigator driven clinical trials and translational research. It's Cutaneous Lymphoma Task Force (CLTF) will be meeting in Paris in October 2014.The field of Cutaneous lymphomas is changing rapidly with the development of new original and more targeted treatments.The different subtypes of cutaneous lymphomas and their pathophysiology is also subject of numerous research projects. This meeting will review the latest advances relating to cutaneous lymphomas and the clinical practice including new treatments and trials.

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American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition - December 6-9, 2014 - San Francisco, CA

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) invites you to save the date for the 56th ASH Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. As the premier hematology event, this meeting will provide attendees with an invaluable educational experience and the opportunity to:

  • Review more than 3,000 scientific abstracts highlighting the updates in the hottest topics in hematology
  • Interact with the global community of more than 20,000 hematology professionals from every subspecialty
  • Attend the hallmark Education and Scientific Program sessions
  • Network with top minds in the field

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T-cell Lymphoma Forum - January 2015

This meeting will offer an opportunity for clinicians and researchers to share their knowledge of and experience with T-cell lymphomas. Sharing new ideas is integral as limited numbers of patients slows progress. The T-Cell Lymphoma Forum has been established over the last half decade as the premiere place for T-cell lymphoma physicians and scientists to discuss their latest research and results and to debate management strategies and future directions for research.

This meeting is intended for hematologists, oncologists, and other clinicians and scientists with an interest in T-cell lymphoma.

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American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 73rd Annual Meeting - March 20-24, 2015 -        San Francisco, CA

The AAD supports the highest-quality patient care by developing and presenting information that enhances continuing education in dermatology. AAD meetings offer the latest on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dermatologic disease from the foremost experts in the field.

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74th Annual Meeting, March 4-8, 2016 - Washington, DC

8th World Congress on Itch (WCI) - September 27-29, 2015 - NARA, Japan

The International Society for the Study of Itch (IFSI) is a multidisciplinary international association of clinical practitioners, researchers and scientists dedicated to improving our understanding and treatment of pruritus for the benefit of suffering patients worldwide. The Society is a non-profit professional organization (registered in NC, USA). Membership is open to clinicians, researchers, scientists and other health professionals engaged in the research and treatment of itch.

The IFSI conducts international meetings every second year (World Congress of Itch, WCI) where researchers present the latest findings in the field.

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