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Health and fitness agenda: BIO International and pHealth

Coming up, thousands of biotech professionals will gather in Washington, DC, to discuss new technologies and trends, while nanotech researchers zero in on emerging health technologies at pHealth in Lyon.

24th BIO International Convention
June 27-30
Washington, DC, USA

The 24th Annual BIO convention, the global biotechnology industry event of the year, takes place June 27-30 in Washington, DC. Among this year's keynote speakers are former British prime minister Tony Blair and world-renowned author Daniel H. Pink. More than 15,000 participants ranging from scientists to C-level executives worldwide will be introduced to the latest in biotech innovations for healthcare, industrial and environmental, and food. Tickets are $3,140 non-member and $2,440 member conference rate. To see a preview of the event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5T5BTK_aYs
http://convention.bio.org/

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8th pHealth 2011

June 29-July 1
Lyon, France

PHealth is celebrating its eight annual event as the leading international conference devoted to wearable micro and nano technologies for personalized health. The event is designed for health professionals and scientists but there will be lots of new "future" medicine and therapies revealed. Registration fee for full conference attendance is €350.
http://www.phealth2011.com



10th Zumba Convention
July 7-10
Orlando, Florida, US

Zumba is holding its biggest members-only party to help fitness professionals share new Zumba techniques (Aqua Zumba, Zumba Toning and Zumbatomic), fashion, foods, and music. Rapper Pitbull will perform a concert, and keynote speaker is Pamela Peeke, a health and fitness expert and leading physician in the US. The four-day festival is described as a "Zumba playground" with over 3,500 Zumba network professionals in attendance. Registration is closed.
http://convention.zumba.com

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TEDGlobal 2011
July 11-15
Edinburgh, Scotland

More intimate than California's TED2011 Conference, the four-day TEDGlobal event will address a range of health and science issues via TED's famous 18-minute talks. Guest speakers include science writer Annie Murphy Paul, chemist Lee Cronin, anti-hunger leader Josette Sheeran, and cancer researcher Elizabeth Murchison. A TEDGlobal 2011 pass costs $6,000 and registration is extremely limited. A webcast of the entire four days is available at $500 and can be viewed with up to 10 people.
http://conferences.ted.com/TEDGlobal2011/program
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6th IAS 2011
July 17-20
Rome, Italy

The world's largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS, the IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2011) will be held in Rome this year. The event is organized by IAS in partnership with Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italian National Institute of Health). Held every two years, the conference attracts around 5,000 delegates from all over the world and provides a unique opportunity for the world's leading scientists, clinicians, and public health experts to discuss the latest scientific developments in HIV-related research.
http://www.ias2011.org
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Mandela Day

July 18
Worldwide

July 18 is Mandela Day, an international day first recognized by the United Nations in 2009 in honor of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former South African President Nelson Mandela's birthday during which he celebrates by asking everyone to help make the world better, healthier, and just. The Mandela Day slogan is "Take Action. Inspire change. Make every day a Mandela Day." This year he is asking you to set aside 67 minutes to do something positive for your community and for yourself, from cleaning up litter in your neighborhood to getting tested for HIV if you haven't already.
http://www.nelsonmandela.org/mandeladay/67_ways.html 2009
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