Virtual Medical Worlds Magazine - Calendar


VMW Calendar provides an overview of the telemedicine and high-performance computing related events. Please, use the Submit Panel when you want to have your conference, symposium or workshop listed.


October 1-5, 2018
EuroHack18 GPU Programming Hackathon, Lugano, Switzerland

This is a hackathon devoted to porting scientific applications to GPUs as well optimizing existing GPU-enabled codes. Teams of 2-4 members have to propose an application to be ported to or optimized on GPU. Successful teams will be joined by two mentors with extensive GPU programming experience.

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October 3-4, 2018
Machina Summit.AI, London, United Kingdom

MACHINA Summit.AI explores how Data Analytics, IoT & Artificial Intelligence are causing major disruption across all industies. This event is for CIOs, CTOs, Data Scientists & Analysts, and Business Leaders who want to transform their business. MACHINA Summit.AI will be located at IP EXPO Europe and co-located with Cyber Security Europe.

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October 3-4, 2018
IP Expo Europe, London, United Kingdom

IP EXPO Europe is Europe's number one IT event for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward. The event showcases brand new exclusive content and senior level insights from across the industry, as well as unveiling the latest developments in IT.

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October 4, 2018
Innovation Expo 2018, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The IE2018 is a sample sheet of the most recent and high-profile developments that the Netherlands has to offer. The organizers will present Dutch solutions to the major social challenges in the fields of the circular economy, energy, water, mobility, the built-up environment, health, and food, as well as the required enabling technologies.

The focus of this day will be on new meetings and setting down concrete deals. All the participants, from the Netherlands and abroad, will be working together this day on expediting innovations. With the IE2018, the Dutch government offers businesses, research institutes, NGOs, and government bodies a platform for showcasing innovations to a wide national and international audience.

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October 4, 2018
AI Paradigm: The Foundation for Your AI Future - Online Event

How would it impact your business if you could extract 8x more answers per hour from your data at a lower cost? Join experts from DDN and NVIDIA and discover how you can facilitate breakthrough innovation by easily leveraging the power of new turnkey AI solutions for the data centre. By simultaneously expediting deployment and delivering acceleration in time to insight, this new groundbreaking approach enables you to manage the entire AI lifecycle in-place and simplify your data centre. In this important digital community event, technology visionaries will share:

  • Easy to deploy AI solutions that immediately transform your AI concepts into business innovation
  • Long-term advantages that enable you to achieve high-performance AI at every stage of your growth
  • Realize the greatest technical and economic benefits through leveraging deep AI-expertise

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October 5-7, 2018
MD Expo, Seattle, Washington, USA

MD Expo strives to provide health care technology management professionals with a unique, intimate and rewarding conference second to none. For three eventful days, clinical engineers, biomedical technicians, directors and managers, procurement/asset managers and others responsible for medical technology will gather in a one-of-a-kind warm and welcoming environment to network with peers, learn the latest technologies and advances in HTM.

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October 8-9, 2018
34th International CAE Conference and Exhibition, Vicenza, Italy

The theme of the conference is ""Evolving Engineering Simulation: the Age of the Digital Twin". Engineering simulation has an important role to play as the world intently begins embracing the Industry 4.0 evolution. Not only can simulation assist strategically with the entire product design process and the related manufacturing and production processes, but it can also drill right down into the operations level, following the product throughout its entire useful life. During the conference you will be able to check out the high performance modular solutions for CAE and meet experts for any question you may have.

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October 8-11, 2018
Global Gaming Expo - G2E 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Set yourself up for success at Global Gaming Expo, the largest gathering of global, commercial and tribal gaming professionals in North America. Take advantage of new educational content that is fast-paced and actionable and experience first-hand the new products and innovative technologies showcased on the expo floor. G2E has everything you need for your casino floor and across your entire operation - from traditional casino fare to sports betting, non-gaming amenities and digital products - G2E is where your business growth is accelerated.

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October 9-11, 2018
Third Digital Infrastructures for Research Conference - DI4R2018, Lisbon, Portugal

Building on the success of DI4R2016 in Krakow and DI4R2017 in Brussels, DI4R2018 promises to be the biggest and best yet. Jointly organised by EOSC-hub, GƒANT, OpenAIRE and PRACE, the event will bring a packed programme of sessions, posters and networking opportunities to Europe's researchers, developers and service providers - leading to brainstorming and discussions on how best to serve the user base. This year's co-chairs will be Volker Guelkow from DESY and SinŽad Ryan from Trinity College.

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October 9-11, 2018
Meteorological Technology World Expo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

This is the event for any company or organisation looking for more accurate and next-generation weather forecasting and climate-change measurement technologies and services - and in 2018 the world's largest meteorological event hosts the World Meteorological Organization's CIMO-TECO conference.

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October 9-11, 2018
GPU Technology Conference, Munich, Germany

NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) Europe is part of the largest global series of events focused on artificial intelligence and its applications across many important fields. Discover the latest breakthroughs in autonomous vehicles, high performance computing, health care, Big Data, and more.

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October 10-11, 2018
Google Cloud Next'18, London, United Kingdom

Next'18 London is a 2-day global exhibition of inspiration, innovation, and education where we can learn from one another how the Cloud can transform how we work and power everyone's successes.

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October 10-12, 2018
4th International Conference on In Situ and Correlative Electron Microscopy - CISCEM 2018, SaarbrŸcken, Germany

CISCEM aims at bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scientists from the fields of biology, materials science, chemistry, and physics, to discuss future directions of in-situ electron microscopy research.

Topics will include nanoscale studies of biological samples, and functional materials under realistic or near realistic conditions, for example, in gaseous environments, at elevated temperatures, and in liquid. It will be discussed how dynamical processes can be studied by including the time domain in electron microscopy, while taking into account the electron beam effects. CISCEM is also open to other in-situ techniques, such as light microscopy, X-ray, near field or scanning probe microscopy, with the view to stimulate fruitful discussions on multi-scale and correlative approaches.

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October 14-18, 2018
38th GITEX Technology Week, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

It doesn't get bigger than GITEX. Especially if you're talking technology within the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Right from world-famous industry names to Silicon Valley's hottest start-ups, everyone heads to GITEX in anticipation of big business partnerships, future-ready gear and booming successes.

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October 15-18, 2018
WEDI National Conference 2018, Arlington, Virginia, USA

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is the leading authority on the use of Health IT to improve health care information exchange in order to enhance the quality of care, improve efficiency and to reduce costs of the American health care system. Formed in 1991 by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), WEDI was named in the 1996 HIPAA legislation as an advisor to HHS and continues to fulfill that role today.

Serving as a private and public industry solution to critical health care problems, WEDI is a coalition comprised of a cross-section of the health care industry: doctors, hospitals, health plans, laboratories, pharmacies, clearinghouses, dentists, vendors, government regulators and other industry stakeholders.

Headlining the event will be several health care and policy thought-leaders including Dr. Donald Rucker, national coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), who will offer insights on administrative health IT policies as well as address patient matching and administrative simplification.

Hundreds of industry stakeholders across health IT - including payers, providers, government regulators and vendors - will gather during the three-day event to network and collaborate in sessions focusing on value-based care, administrative simplification, patient matching, data exchange, claims attachments, prior authorization, telehealth, artificial intelligence and blockchain.

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October 16-18, 2018
2018 Global Altair Technology Conference, Paris, France

This year's event will focus on sharing amazing applications of Simulation-Driven Innovation from technology leaders and industry executives from all over the world. Deep technical sessions and presentations on latest technology trends such as IoT and the digital twin, e-mobility, electric vehicle design, and the impact of IoT, AI and machine learning on influencing the future of design, will demonstrate how enterprises can effectively leverage simulation, optimization, and HPC to deliver outstanding products and experiences.

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October 18-19, 2018
Augmented World Expo Europe 2018 - AWE, Munich, Germany

AWE brings together a mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press in a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first hand the most exciting industry of our times.

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are bringing superpowers to the people and this year the organizers are on a mission to highlight how to use these Superpowers to Change the World. This year's conference and expo will showcase speakers, start-ups and organisations who are using AR & VR to drive economic growth, encourage empathy and collaboration, democratize health care and education, and promote sustainability in the world.

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October 19-23, 2018
European Society for Medical Oncology Congress - ESMO 2018, Munich, Germany

Held under the tagline "Securing access to optimal cancer care", the ESMO 2018 Congress is a multi-professional platform for oncology education and exchange, and for immense international visibility for scientific research. This year the Congress also features a dedicated nursing track through a collaboration with the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS).

The organizers invite all oncology stakeholders: researchers, clinicians, cancer nurses, industry partners, patient advocates and members of the press to join at ESMO 2018 to have important discussions on securing better patient outcomes through access to high-quality care.

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October 21-23, 2018
All Things Open - ATO 2018, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

This is a conference exploring open source, open tech, and the open Web in the enterprise. ATO 2018 will feature some of the most well known experts in the world, as well as introduce you to some new faces you'll be hearing about for years into the future.

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October 22-23, 2018
2nd Annual Learning & Student Analytics Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The aim of the Learning & Student Analytics Conference 2018 is to bring together researchers and practitioners from a number of disciplines - e.g. education, artificial technology, computer science, management, psychology, economics, IT security, organisational and national policy makers, educational practitioners, students, and employers, to share and discuss the latest research insights related to Learning Analytics. The conference further provides a platform for stakeholders to engage in critical conversations about current trends and policy requirements.

This year the conference programme will give particular attention to learning practices, emerging themes, and case studies centered around Artificial Intelligence (AI). Therefore academics and practitioners alike, who are interested in topics such as self-regulated learning, the incorporation into the domain of learning analytics of novel data sources - e.g., job market data or social media, privacy and ethics, and data security, should consider attending this event.

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October 22-24, 2018
Cracow Grid Workshop - CGW'18, Krakow, Poland

The CGW Workshops support the community of researchers, developers, and practitioners who work in the fascinating field of e-Science and distributed computing infrastructures, including grids and Clouds.

CGW'18 will address the following topics:

  • e-Science and collaborative applications
  • models, methods and tools for collaborative applications development
  • virtual laboratories and problem solving environments
  • Big Data analysis and machine learning
  • distributed data management
  • open data
  • recent advancements in HPC and Cloud research infrastructures
  • security aspects
  • monitoring, information & resource management and scheduling
  • software engineering aspects with industrial and social implications
  • e-Science in education

Deadline for paper abstract submission is September 30, 2018.

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October 22-25, 2018
Oracle Code One Conference 2018, San Francisco, California, USA

Oracle Code One is the most inclusive developer conference on the planet. Join discussions on Java, Go, Rust, Python, JavaScript, SQL, R, and more.

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October 24-26, 2018
EMBO Members' Meeting 2018, Heidelberg, Germany

The EMBO Members' Meeting is an annual event where newly elected members and associate members are welcomed to the organisation. Participation in the meeting offers a unique opportunity to hear about some of the latest advances across the spectrum of the life sciences from the newly elected members as they present overviews of their research.

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October 25-26, 2018
AI in Healthcare Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

In today's world AI is a hot topic of discussion at every start-up and in every boardroom. The current state of computing power, Cloud computing and numerous enabling technologies are empowering many industries to become efficient, one such industry is health care. Leaders in health care are opening doors to innovation and exploring latest technologies that are helping them provide cheaper cost of care and most importantly, greater access to care.

Markets and Markets is bringing together all the entities from health care domain to discuss the true meaning of Artificial Intelligence at Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Conference and learn first-hand experience from leading experts who are developing and using the technology.

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October 25-26, 2018
Real-World Data & Life Science Analytics Congress, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The 21st Century Cures Act requires the FDA to develop a programme for incorporating real-world evidence (RWE) into its activities but since RWE is relatively new it has its own real-world challenges. How exactly will it fit into the complicated world of drug testing, approval, regulation, and marketing is uncertain. Two of the most important reservations for RWE being study design and analytics, there is a need to overcome significant biases with regard to raw data that can make its rendering into evidence difficult.

The aim of the Real-World Data & Life Science Analytics Congress is to bring these two worlds together to understand how to leverage traditional data sets and layer that in with RWE, the operating models for both and analytic capabilities necessary to achieve clinical development.

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October 29-30, 2018
Future of Mining Americas, Denver, Colorado, USA

The Future of Mining Americas has been created to connect C-suite, Heads and Managers of Mine Operations, METS and Support Services from top enterprises around the globe to debate and define the current and future mining landscape across the Americas and follows on from the success of the inaugural Future of Mining Sydney which brought together over 400 mining professionals in an immersive two day event.

Expert speakers will include leaders from across the industry in an agenda curated through the knowledge capital of trusted globally renowned Mining Magazine and Mining Journal editorial teams.

The Future of Mining will address the key strategic and operational questions that matter from project/operations level management through to the boardroom. This event is designed to step away from the traditional transactional conference model to provide a transformational experience.

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October 29-31, 2018
19th Annual World Vaccine Congress, Lisbon, Portugal

The 19th Annual World Vaccine Congress is the place where the global vaccine industry meets to discuss commercial and scientific issues around regulation, strategy, manufacturing, trials, partnering, influenza, cancer, emerging diseases and veterinary vaccines.

Across 130 sessions, you will learn from leading experts across the issues most impacting on the wider vaccine sector, as well as delve into your specialist area of research and job focus in co-located conferences. Build three days of totally tailored content and attendees.

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October 29-31, 2018
4th Veterinary Vaccine Congress, Lisbon, Portugal

Now in its 4th year the World Veterinary Vaccine Congress will continue to bring experts from the whole value chain under one roof, where you get to meet decision makers in the areas that are most applicable for your business offering.

Focused on R&D innovations, the organizers will update you of the progression made in veterinary vaccine R&D and vaccine development challenges when developing vaccines against viral, bacterial and parasitic diseases within a variety of animal species. From modified live virus vaccines, DNA vaccines, subunit marker vaccines to novel adjuvanted vaccines, this congress brings all innovation together in one place.

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October 29-31, 2018
Fourth Immuno-Oncology Profiling Congress, Lisbon, Portugal

With the development of newer and more advanced immune profiling technologies, we are getting to better understand the complexities of the human immune system. This includes infection, vaccination as well as how diseases or pathogens alter immune cell repertoires and their functional activities.

The Immuno-Oncology Profiling Congress brings together experts to discuss how profiling of the immune system using high throughput technologies can aid therapeutic design and treatment strategies in cancer.

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October 29-31, 2018
Festival of Biologics, Basel, Switzerland

There are two parts to the Festival of Biologics: the five world-class international conferences covering Antibodies, Immunotherapy, BioSimilars, Clinical Trials, and High Potency APIs; and an exhibition featuring the most exciting technology and solutions for pharma and biotech. There is a registration fee to attend the conferences. To visit the exhibition is free.

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October 29-31, 2018
World Immunotherapy Congress 2018, Basel, Switzerland

The World Immunotherapy Congress brings together the pioneers doing the most innovative work within the industry and across the whole value chain, to share their unique insights with you. The event looks at commercialising and pushing forward the entire developmental pipeline as well as focusing on the hottest new individual therapeutics.

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October 29 - November 1, 2018
14th IEEE Conference on eScience, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The 14th IEEE Conference on eScience brings together leading international researchers and research software engineers from all disciplines to present and discuss how digital technology impacts scientific practice. eScience promotes innovation in collaborative, computationally- or data-intensive research across all disciplines, throughout the research lifecycle.

The three-day conference programme consists of two single track days open for all eScience contributions. New this year is a multitrack day with focused sessions on Exascale Computing for High Energy Physics, Weather and Climate science in the digital era, Data Handling and Analytics for Health, Advances in eScience for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and Computer Science: Tools & Infrastructure.

On the day prior to the conference there will be workshops and tutorials.

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October 30, 2018
DCD >Colo+Cloud, Dallas, Texas, USA

DCD>Colo+Cloud is the global leadership forum hosting, colo, telco, Cloud data centre, and managed services companies. The opportunity for those investing in and supplying technology to this third-party IT services market is huge. To accommodate the explosion in Cloud capacity, colos are stepping up to offer space while also continuing to service enterprise data centre requirements. At the edge, telcos look set to clean up with their extensive interconnects and access to mobile devices.

To find out which technologies will make the difference join for over 30 hours of pre-conference tutorials and workshops, high-level briefings, and 'Big Discussions' and thought-leadership conference programing.

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November 5-8, 2018
International Data Week - IDW2018, Gaborone, Botswana

Co-organized by the ICSU World Data System (WDS), the ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), the Research Data Alliance (RDA), University of Botswana (UoB) and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), IDW 2018 combines the 12th RDA Plenary Meeting, the bi-annual meeting of the research data community, and SciDataCon 2018, the scientific conference addressing the frontiers of data in research. To a greater degree than at IDW 2016 in Denver, Colorado, the events will be integrated, such that each day will feature an inspiring and engaging range of activities.

In a hyper-connected world where the Internet is pervasive and web technologies are driving major changes in our lives, research has become more than ever before digital and international. With the theme of "The Digital Frontiers of Global Science", this landmark event will be a rich week of science and data, featuring world renowned keynote speakers, plenary panels and discussions, and the presentation of high quality research and practical working sessions for international collaborations.

Focus topics will include:

  • Research issues in a global and digital age
  • Applications, progress and challenges of data intensive research
  • Data infrastructure and enabling practices for international and collaborative research

All areas of research are in scope, including the social sciences, humanities, and business and management sciences. Similarly, the applications of data outside of research will also be considered.

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November 5-8, 2018
Research Data Alliance's 12th Plenary Meeting, Gaborone, Botswana

RDA encourages members to submit session proposals for the following categories:

  • Working and/or Interest Group sessions: These sessions provide existing RDA groups the opportunity for discussion, sharing experiences and best practices, and laying down concrete action plans; although members are free to design the meeting format, a working meeting structure is strongly encouraged.
  • Joint meetings: These are meetings that combine multiple Working and/or Interest Groups to explore potential synergies, share findings and coordinate efforts.
  • Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions: If there is something you wish to see discussed but is not currently covered in an Working or Interest Group, you are encouraged to submit an application for a BoF session. Aimed at exploring new future Working or Interest Group topics, BoFs can help you identify an audience, build support and start the work on your Case Statement or Charter.

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November 6-7, 2018
Industrial IoT Europe, Munich, Germany

Industrial IoT promises to generate a new wave of technological innovation that is set to permanently redefine the current digital landscape. Pioneering businesses are connecting complex, physical machines with first-class analytics to unleash a wealth of new insights that were never before possible.

Companies are looking to leverage Industrial IoT to reduce unplanned downtime, increase efficiency and open up a new era of economic growth and competitiveness. This Summit will bring together forward-thinking companies from the Manufacturing, Energy and Transportation Industries to pave the way for the Industrial IoT revolution.

This IIoT Summit is highly content driven, with an incredibly low vendor:delegate ratio, allowing for intimate networking opportunities for every attendee. Each attendee is encouraged to interact via round table discussions, 'speed dating networking' and sit down meals. With an extensively researched agenda, tailored to industry specific requirements by a steering committee of industry experts, attendees can expect the most up to date topics to be addressed and grasp a real understanding of key issues within their industry.

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November 8-11, 2018
10th European Multidisciplinary Congress on Urological Cancers - EMUC 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

EMUC18 focuses on the clinical difficulties, current opportunities, advances and future prospects. Now on its 10th year, the EMUC congress series has established its reputation as the leading platform for professional and scientific exchanges. It casts not only a critical look at controversial issues but also examines practical insights in clinical practice.

Drawing from the collaborative efforts of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the European SocieTy for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO) and the European Association of Urology (EAU), EMUC18 also links up various specialists and health care professionals.

Whether it's a critical debate on innovative treatment, the limits of standard therapies or the impact of new research outcomes, EMUC18 is a front-line collaborative congress to identify optimal therapies and address gaps in clinical practices.

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November 11-16, 2018
International Conference on High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis - SC18, Dallas, Texas, USA

SC18 will engage you with the "HPC Inspires" theme. SC18 will be inspired by new innovations on the exhibit floor, new insights in the technical programme, and again experience the passion for HPC in the community. One will also celebrate the 30th anniversary of the SC conference with special exhibits and programmes highlighting all 30 years of this incredible meeting of minds.

SC18 will once again bring together the international high performance computing community - a gathering of scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, programmers, system administrators and developers that is unequaled in the world - for an exceptional programme of technical presentations, papers, informative tutorials, timely research posters and Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) sessions. The SC18 Exhibition Hall will feature the latest technologies and accomplishments from the world's leading vendors, research organisations and universities. SC18 provides the unique opportunity to see the latest technologies that will shape the future of large-scale technical computing and data-driven science.

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November 12-13, 2018
Cloud Expo, New York, New York, USA

Now is the time for a truly global DX event, to bring together the leading minds from the technology world in a conversation about Digital Transformation. DX encompasses the continuing technology revolution, and is addressing society's most important issues throughout the entire $78 trillion 21st-century global economy. DXWorldEXPO has organized these issues along 10 tracks, 22 keynotes and general sessions, and a faculty of 222 of the world's top speakers.

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November 12-14, 2018
Second European Big Data Value Forum, Vienna, Austria

The European Big Data Value Forum is a key European event for industry professionals, business developers, researchers, and policy makers to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the European data economy and data-driven innovation in Europe. On July 1, 2018, Austria will take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. One of the top priorities will be maintaining Europe's competitiveness through digitization. As part of its 2018 Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Austria will host the second European Big Data Value Forum.

Keynotes and presentations will range from cutting-edge industrial applications of Big Data technologies, artificial intelligence, innovative business cases of the data economy, inspiring future visions, and insights on EU policy-making and R&D&I funding in this area. Ideas exchanged at the European Data Forum have impact on the design of future research and innovation programmes and policy decisions both at the EU and Member States level. This will drive data-driven innovation further and strengthen the European data economy as well as enhancing its positioning worldwide.

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November 13-14, 2018
Big Data LDN, London, United Kingdom

Big Data LDN is a free to attend conference and exhibition where delegates discuss the big questions and share ideas with forward-thinking peers and leading members of the Data community. Hear from over 100 expert speakers in 8 technical and business-led conference tracks, including real world use-cases and discuss your business requirements with over 80 leading technology vendors and consultants.

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November 13-15, 2018
OpenStack Summit, Berlin, Germany

The goal of this summit is to facilitate collaborative efforts to build the open infrastructure that users need to support emerging use cases in edge computing, continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD), artificial intelligence (AI), high performance computing (HPC) and more.

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November 14, 2018
4th eHealth Security workshop, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

ENISA is organising the 4th eHealth Security workshop in cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. The workshop will be a full-day event and is hosted by the Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam.

The event will focus on the aspects related to the implementation of the NIS Directive by the EU Member States, specifically for the health care sector, and will highlight practices regarding the identification of operators of essential services, the collection of baseline security measures and incident notification.

In the same context, the workshop will include sessions dedicated to medical devices as well as to emerging technologies in eHealth security e.g. Blockchain, inviting experts from different Member States to state their expertise in these topics.

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November 20-21, 2018
Open e-IRG Workshop - Special Edition, Vienna, Austria

The public Open e-IRG Special Edition under the Austria EU Presidency will focus on e-Infrastructures in the broader context of the development of Open Science policies, the aspect of national nodes as foundation of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and the open issue of Key Performance Indicators for e-Infrastructures.

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November 21-22, 2018
Second EOSC Stakeholders Forum, Vienna, Austria

This event will have a crucial role in the implementation of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) work plan. Building on the challenges faced and the outcomes of the fifteen Science Demonstrators within EOSCpilot, the Stakeholders Forum is a way of further building on the results around the EOSC Governance Model and Architecture and the Rules of Participation.

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November 23-25, 2018
ESMO Asia 2018 Congress, Singapore

ESMO Asia 2018 will keep oncology professionals in the Asia-PaciŞc region up to date with the fast pace of oncology science and education, and provide important networking opportunities with international peers. The congress programme will offer state of the art oncology education covering all major tumour types.

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November 26-28, 2018
3-Day Masterclass in Generics, London, United Kingdom

The 3 Day Masterclass in Generics is designed to bridge gaps in your knowledge and give you true business advantage. It is most useful to new entrants, senior managers needing a big picture refresher and professional advisors and suppliers. The case study-based approach will re-enforce your understanding of the vital issues in generics, using real world, topical examples.

In just 3 days, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of different types of generics, from commodity generics to niche generics to biogenerics
  • Get up to speed on the latest innovations in the generics industry and get ahead of the competition
  • Gain an understanding of the regulatory processes relevant to generics and their impact on the business plan
  • Gain an overview of the different strategic models related to generics and project selection techniques
  • Learn about substitution, pricing, reimbursement and the country differences that act as a barrier to a pan-European strategy
  • Study key markets around the world and learn how to build an international generics business
  • Review intellectual property issues from a generics viewpoint and look at the situation in the US and Europe
  • Understand biosimilars, key legal and regulatory issues and business models and commercialisation

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November 26-29, 2018
PRACE Winter School on Computational Chemistry, Biochemistry and Medicinal chemistry - Methods and Tools, Sofia, Bulgaria

This school aims to discuss the methodologies, numerical methods and their implementation used by the state-of-the-art codes in the HPC environment. The use of computational - including HPC - methods and tools in the fields of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Materials science, areas in which the academics in Bulgaria have shown visible progress recognized globally, will be demonstrated and exposed.

The attendants will learn the different techniques and their implementation in various codes, as well as will acquire the results that can be attained on the most recent HPC architectures. A particular focus will be the next technological developments and the possibilities that will be opened to chemists, biochemists and material scientists. Conditions for discussion and interaction with lecturers will be provided.

Deadline for registration is November 19, 2018.

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November 28-29, 2018
Biodata World Congress 2018, Basel, Switzerland

BioData World Congress 2018 will bring together key stakeholders from across the life science and technology industry to discuss and debate how to come together to improve efficiencies within bio IT and biodata to the benefit of patients worldwide.

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November 28-29, 2018
Wealth 2.0, London, United Kingdom

The meeting will include conversations on CX; Digital Implementation Strategies; Automation and Investment; and Investment Management Challenges. The organizers will be exploring hot trends, such as sustainable investment offerings, the impact of Brexit, the rise of Asia, regulation and compliance, diversity and recruitment, security, quant and other tenacious topics alongside the main theme of the conference - the impact of digital.

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November 28-29, 2018
AI and Big Data Expo North America 2018, Santa Clara, California, USA

The AI & Big Data Expo North America is the leading Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Conference & Exhibition. It will showcase the next generation technologies and strategies from the world of Artificial Intelligence & Big Data, providing an opportunity to explore and discover the practical and successful implementation of AI & Big Data to drive your business forward in 2018 and beyond.

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December 3-5, 2018
AI World Conference and Expo, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

AI World Conference and Expo is focused on the state of the practice of artificial intelligence in the enterprise. Now in its third year, the 3-day conference and expo are designed for business and technology executives who want to learn about innovative implementations of AI in the enterprise. Enterprise organisations face conflicting priorities. Where do they turn to cut through the hype and determine how to prioritize AI strategies and technologies for their business? AI World is organized around this singular goal, enabling business leaders to learn how to use AI to build a competitive advantage, drive new business models and opportunities, reduce operational costs and accelerate your innovation efforts.

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December 5-6, 2018
Data West, La Jolla, California, USA

Data West is a unique research and business forum on knowledge discovery through data. The organizers cover a wide range of knowledge topics and industrial applications in different meeting formats, from new ventures in data analytics, AI and machine learning, to smart manufacturing and new technologies including blockchain and cyber-physical systems, to large-scale system architectures and HPC performance. The format combines conference talks, town hall forums, and breakout sessions across selected topics and industry verticals.

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December 8-12, 2018
ASCB|EMBO 2018 Meeting, San Diego, California, USA

Join for the 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting, focusing on cell biology as the fundamental basis of biology and exploring more specialized fields, such as neurobiology and stem cell biology.

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December 12, 2018
Symposium on FAIR Data Science for Green Life Sciences, Wageningen, The Netherlands

The symposium focuses on state-of-the-art knowledge in data science and data management, new applications in the green life sciences, and insights from other domains that could be transferred. The symposium aims to bring together researchers and domain experts for discussion and exchange of ideas of the latest developments in data science as well as on the best practices within the green life sciences.

Developments in data science offer enormous opportunities for the agri-food chain and life sciences. Advances in information science and technology, data science and analytics, applied to domain specific developments are expected to enable breakthroughs in the agri-food domain. Wageningen University & Research is building on current efforts of applied data science and actively surveying its research domain for new opportunities.

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December 13-14, 2018
Second Workshop on Software Challenges to Exascale Computing - SCEC 2018, Delhi, India

This workshop is being organized in collaboration with the colleagues at some Indian institutions. The SCEC18 workshop will not only inform the participants about the challenges in large-scale HPC software development but will also steer them in the direction of building international collaborations for finding solutions to those challenges. The workshop will provide a forum through which hardware vendors and software developers can communicate with each other and influence the architecture of the next generation supercomputing systems and the supporting software stack. By fostering cross-disciplinary associations, the workshop will serve as a stepping-stone towards innovations in the future.

Topics of interest for the SCEC 2018 workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Tools and techniques for code modernization
  • Generative programming techniques in HPC
  • Supporting software and middleware for HPC environments: e.g., MPI libraries
  • Tools for profiling, debugging, and parallelizing applications
  • Tools and techniques for memory and power optimization
  • Large-scale HPC applications (tuning, optimization, and implementation on HPC resources)
  • HPC Science Gateways, Containerization (HPC in the Cloud)
  • Fault-tolerance
  • Filesystems and Parallel I/O
  • High-level interfaces, libraries, compilers, and runtime systems for parallel programming
  • Domain-Specific Languages in HPC
  • Best practices for HPC software development

Deadline for paper submission is October 1, 2018.

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December 13-16, 2018
ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress 2018, Geneva, Switzerland

The ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress helps to increase the overall understanding of the potential of immunotherapy and its implications for clinical practice, today and in the future.

The Congress keeps oncologists up-to-date in this rapidly evolving field and is the ideal platform for all interested stakeholders. From the basics of immunotherapies to the latest research results; from understanding different treatment options to management of toxicities and interpretation of new data, the Congress builds the European community of immuno-oncology stakeholders.

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January 23-24, 2019
Innovation Summit 2019, Tampa, Florida, USA

The Synapse Innovation Summit brings together the best people, ideas, and technologies for two days of learning, exploring, and celebrating the possibilities of technology and innovation.

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February 26-27, 2019
World Exchange Congress 2019, Beirut, Lebanon

With topics including "The link between equity returns and GDP growth" and "Creating responsible capital markets" the World Exchange Congress 2019 will include the entire trading and settlements ecosystem.

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March 3-5, 2019
World Immunotherapy Congress USA, San Diego, California, USA

Bringing together over 600 attendees from pharma, biotech, academia and vendors from around the globe, the Festival of Biologics provides a unique opportunity to hear the latest ground-breaking research and meet with experts in the immunotherapy field.

The Festival of Biologics includes 4 events that run simultaneously in the same venue:

  • World Immunotherapy Congress USA
  • Clinical Trials USA Congress
  • World Biosimilar Congress USA
  • Americas Antibody Congress

The Immunotherapy Congress will cover a broad spectrum of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Cell therapy
  • Cancer vaccines
  • Neoantigens
  • Exosomes
  • Combination therapies
  • Precision immunotherapy
  • Non-oncology immunotherapy
  • Commercialisation and strategy
  • Manufacture and logistics
  • Regulation

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April 23-24, 2019
Middle East Investment Summit, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

In its 20th year, the Middle East Investment Summit continues to be the conference of choice for regional and global sovereign wealth funds, family offices, private and institutional investors, high-level fund managers and economists. It provides the ultimate platform for industry professionals to network, strategise and learn from prominent global leaders, alongside their peers and colleagues.

Each year the organizers survey the region's top institutional and private investors on industrywide concerns, challenges and opportunities. They consider their allocation strategies and investment vehicles of choice for the coming year, then design a programme of relevant content. Each year over 100 conference sessions are delivered by high profile, forward-thinking and experienced global experts, institutional investors and superstar managers attracting the very best of the investment world.

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June 12-14, 2019
Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing Conference - PASC19, Zurich, Switzerland

PASC19 is the sixth edition of the PASC Conference series, an international platform for the exchange of competences in scientific computing and computational science, with a strong focus on methods, tools, algorithms, application challenges, and novel techniques and usage of high performance computing.

PASC19 seeks to engage participants from academia, research labs and industry to address important issues in HPC and computational science. PASC19 is inviting researchers from diverse scientific backgrounds to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange of expertise. The conference is an opportunity for researchers in branches of science that require computer modeling and high-performance simulations to discuss computational techniques and technologies.

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June 16-20, 2019
34th ISC High Performance Conference - ISC'19, Frankfurt, Germany

The ISC High Performance conference will bring together over 3500 researchers and commercial users, and 150 exhibitors, ready to share their experiences with the latest technology and products of interest to the high performance computing (HPC) community.

Together with the 2019 programme chair, Professor Yutong Lu, the organizers will present you 13 topics that they believe are vital to shaping the HPC industry.

One of the expanded topic areas this year is machine learning, a set of technologies that has been adopted by high performance computing users to advance scientific research and commercial applications in novel ways and by HPC vendors to extend their reach into additional markets.

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July 28 - August 1, 2019
Ninth International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation - INFOCOMP 2019, Nice, France

The diversity of semantics of data, context gathering and processing led to complex mechanisms for applications requiring special communication and computation support in terms of volume of data, processing speed, context variety, etc. The new computation paradigms and communications technologies are now driven by the needs for fast processing and requirements from data-intensive applications and domain-oriented applications - medicine, geoinformatics, climatology, remote learning, education, large scale digital libraries, social networks, etc. Mobility, ubiquity, multicast, multi-access networks, data centres, Cloud computing are now forming the spectrum of de factor approaches in response to the diversity of user demands and applications. In parallel, measurements control and management (self-management) of such environments evolved to deal with new complex situations.

INFOCOMP 2019 continues a series of events dedicated to advanced communications and computing aspects, covering academic and industrial achievements and visions.

Tutorials on specific related topics and panels on challenging areas are encouraged. The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. All topics and submission formats are open to both research and industry contributions.

Deadline for paper submission is March 19, 2019.

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July 28 - August 1, 2019
The International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization - MODOPT 2019, Nice, France

Modelling and optimization are important design phases for software and hardware systems. With the development of mobile and wireless systems and applications, health and ambient systems, there is a need for new concepts and practices for modelling and optimization to be generalized.

MODOPT 2019 is dedicated to present and discuss innovative solutions or industrial impact on modelling and optimization. The organizers solicit both academic, research, and industrial contributions. They welcome technical papers presenting research and practical results, position papers addressing the pros and cons of specific proposals, such as those being discussed in the standard fora or in industry consortia, survey papers addressing the key problems and solutions on any of the involved topics, short papers on work in progress, and panel proposals.

MODOPT 2019 conference tracks include:

  • Foundations of modelling and optimization
  • Enterprise modelling and optimization
  • Modelling and optimization in real-time systems
  • Modelling and optimization in complex systems
  • Model-based software and systems engineering
  • Modelling computations on modern HPC architectures
  • Empirical modelling
  • Modelling data-intensive computing
  • Algorithms and flow optimization
  • Socio-inspired optimization algorithms
  • Quality assurance and modelling (analysis, testing, verification)
  • Functional and non-functional properties of models
  • Programming models and frameworks
  • Parallel algebraic modelling
  • Model transformations
  • Modelling in Internet-of-Thinks systems
  • Modelling and optimization in Cloud-oriented systems
  • Tools for modelling and optimization
  • Languages and notations for modelling and optimization
  • Programming aspects for modelling and optimization
  • Parallel I/O optimization, convex optimization, stochastic optimization
  • Quality, clarity, and accuracy in modelling
  • Modelling and statistical modelling approaches
  • Performance benchmarking and optimization
  • Modelling domains (data analytics, Big Data, systems engineering, social media, devices and services, mobile applications, health applications, open source software)
  • Input noise modelling
  • Modelling and Optimization of 5G RAT/RAN (Radio Access Technology/Network)
  • Modelling and Optimization of Cloud Access and Small Cells
  • Modelling features (collaboration, scalability, security, interoperability, adaptability)
  • Maintenance an extension of models
  • Cost-effectiveness of models and optimization
  • Models for performance analysis and prediction

Deadline for paper submission is April 19, 2019.

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July 28 - August 1, 2019
Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing - PEARC19, Chicago, Illinois, USA

PEARC19 will explore the current practice and experience in advanced research computing including modelling, simulation, and data-intensive computing. A primary focus this year will be on machine learning and artificial intelligence which are proving to be disruptive technologies in a diverse range of scientific fields from materials science to medicine. If you are interested in machine learning and many other areas in advanced research computing, this is the conference for you.

The PEARC conferences provide a forum for discussing challenges, opportunities, and solutions among HPC centre directors and managers, computational scientists, end users, students, facilitators, educators, HPC system administrators and user support staff, as well as industry and government agency representatives from across the United States and around the world. This community-wide effort aims to grow and be more inclusive by including additional campus, national, and international cyberinfrastructure and research computing partners.

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September 22-27, 2019
7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Heidelberg, Germany

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum is a one-week event combining scientific, social and outreach activities. The recipients of the most prestigious awards in mathematics and computer science, the Abel Prize, ACM A.M. Turing Award, ACM Prize in Computing, Fields Medal and the Nevanlinna Prize are invited to participate in the Forum.

Each year the Scientific Committee of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation decides on a topical focus for the upcoming forum. This is done in close communication with the laureates.

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