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Top 50 Medical Conferences of 2016

Top 50 Medical Conferences of 2016

Posted by Kavitha Katuri on October 25, 2016

Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) - Yankee Dental Congress 2016

(Jan 27 - 31, 2016),
Boston Convention And Exhibition Center,
Boston, Massachusetts, US
 

This conference was organized to enhance the knowledge and skills of the dentists by providing innovative educational formats, lectures, presentations, posters, live case studies and discussions with industry experts. The conference focused on the latest clinical advances and research in dentistry, scientific evidence based approaches, surgical techniques and technology advances in the field of dentistry. Dr. Johnson, director of the Swedish GPR Program and Kirk Behrendt, founder and CEO of ACT participated to enrich the conference by sharing their knowledge and expertise in the field.

 

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS): Annual Conference and Exhibition 2016

(Feb 29 - Mar 04, 2016 )
Las Vegas,
Nevada , US
 

This conference as organized for health IT professionals, clinicians and executives (to provide) providing a cutting edge knowledge on health IT products and latest advances in the healthcare. The conference enveloped more than 300 education programs, videos, roundtable discussions, e-sessions, workshops, keynote lectures, thought leader sessions and pre conference symposia to enhance the knowledge and manage the daily practice effectively.
 

 

151st Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting

(Feb 25 - 27, 2016),
McCormick Place,
Chicago, Illinois, US
 

The conference highlighted on the major topics related to the issues and challenges in the field of dentistry. Inputs on latest clinical approaches, technology advancements, and scientific evidence based procedures, surgical methods, and cutting-edge knowledge on the lasts techniques for minimal invasiveness and management of medicine and daily practice were the key takeaway from the conference. Several industry experts and specialists had been a part of the conference sharing their knowledge and expertise through discussions, lectures, live surgeries and case concepts.

 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting 2016

(Mar 01 - 05, 2016)
Orange County Convention Center,
Orlando, Florida
 

The conference was held to keep the physicians abreast of the latest clinical approaches, emerging surgical techniques, evidence-based medicine, advanced technological innovations, current research inputs, pre and post-surgery procedures, common disorders, patient safety, issues and challenges and approaches to avoid complications in orthopedic surgery procedures. Several industry experts had been a part of conference to share their expertise and knowledge on the important topics related to the field.

 

Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting 2016

(Mar 17 - 19, 2016)
Georgia World Congress Center,
Atlanta, Georgia, US
 

The conference placed high emphasis on the latest clinical approaches, technology advancements, effective strategies and in-depth understanding of issues and solutions related to geriatrics, pediatrics and cone beam anatomy. Several renowned speakers like J. C Shirley, Chairman of Oral Clinical Examination Subcommittee and Dr.Jeffrey P. Okeson, DMD Director, Oral Facial Pain Program led the conference with Keynote sessions and SILVER course strategies.

 

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 74th Annual Meeting

(Mar 04 - 08, 2016 )
District of Columbia,
Washington United States Of America
 

The conference focused on the latest advances in the field of dermatology showcasing the latest products and services from hundreds of exhibitors. It claimed an experiential learning through innovative lectures, presentations, workshops, and discussions with industry experts on the issues, disorders and diseases of skin, hair and nails. The conference emphasized on keeping the dermatologists abreast of the latest clinical approaches and procedures to address the challenges and manage medicine and patients.

 

American College of Cardiology (ACC) 65th Annual Scientific Session and Expo

(Apr 02 - 04, 2016)
McCormick Place,
Chicago, Illinois
 

The distinguished speakers of the conference were David B. Nash was named the Founding Dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH) in 2008 and Dr. Alison Bailey, cardiologist in Chattanooga, Tennessee and is affiliated with Erlanger Medical Center. The key topics discussed during the conference were to create an environment for active learning by offering a variety of engaging and innovative formats and to facilitate translation of cardiovascular science.

 

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2016

(Apr 16 - 20, 2016)
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center,
New Orleans, Louisiana
 

The main focus of the conference was on cancer research. The spotlight was on the science behind the trials and implications for delivering the most improved care to the patients. The eminent speakers of the conference were Dr. Luis Diaz, leading authority in oncology and Elaine Fuchs is interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying the ability of skin stem cells to produce the epidermis and its appendages.

 

American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 116th Annual Session

(Apr 29 - May 03, 2016),
Orange County Convention Center,
Orlando, Florida, US
 

The conference had been conducted specially focusing on the latest medical and technology advancements in the field of dentistry, lectures and discussions along with live case concepts, scientific evidence based research inputs, and strategies to resolve usual challenges and modern surgical approaches for better treatment and recovery.

 

10. Experimental Biology 2016

(Apr 02 - 06, 2016)
San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California
 

This conference was organized with a main agenda to enhance the knowledge of the healthcare professions for better patient health. The sessions covered lectures, presentations, workshops, posters, live case concepts, discussions and expert reviews. With the latest scientific research data, clinical approaches and effective healthcare programs the conference created an environment for great learning. Several industry experts participated and provided valuable insights on the topics covering the latest in the genetics and other aspects of health.

 

American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 68th Annual Meeting

(Apr 15 - 21, 2016)
Vancouver Convention Centre,
Vancouver, British Columbia
 

The significant topics like discussion about cutting-edge research and taking part in top-rated educational programs were discussed in the conference. The two eminent speakers like Dr. Allen Aksamit is a neurologist in Rochester, Minnesota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic and Dr. Hafler, William S. and Lois Stiles Edgerly Professor and Chairman Department of Neurology.

 

The Art and Science of Dentistry - Anaheim 2016

(May 12 - 14, 2016),
Anaheim Convention Center,
Anaheim, California, US
 

This conference was organized with a promised takeaway of the knowledge on the latest medical advances and clinical approaches. The sessions and lectures claimed the state of the art practical approaches and scientific based inputs for addressing the complex challenges. Speakers like Jen Butler, 20-years of service experience in stress management, and Greg Alterton, Policy Director for HealthNet participated in the conference sharing valuable insights.

 

Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2016

(May 21 - 24, 2016)
San Diego, California
United States Of America
 

Digestive Disease Week (DDW) is the world's leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields. Whether you work in patient care, research, education or administration, the DDW program offers something for you.

 

American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting 2016

(May 06 - 10, 2016)
San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California
 

The conference placed high importance on the latest clinical advances, management of treatment and medicines, scientific evidence based surgical approaches in the field of urology. Sessions claimed knowledge on wide variety of concepts, issues and challenges pertaining to diagnoses and treatment of diseases. Industry experts’ participation created a space for transitional knowledge through discussions, lectures, seminars, video sessions and live case concepts.

 

Heart Rhythm - 37th Annual Scientific Sessions

(May 04 - 07, 2016)
Moscone Center, San Francisco,
California
 

The conference was mainly focused on the network opportunities connecting to the latest science, education and technology focusing on the ideas, people and technology to bring upgraded changes in the field.

 

 

Texas Dental Association (TDA) Meeting 2016

(May 05 - 07, 2016),
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center,
San Antonio, Texas, US
 

This conference was organized with a promised takeaway of the knowledge on the latest medical advances and clinical approaches. The sessions and lectures claimed the state of the art practical approaches and scientific based inputs for addressing the complex challenges. Speakers like Jen Butler, 20-years of service experience in stress management, and Greg Alterton, Policy Director for HealthNet participated in the conference sharing valuable insights.

 

American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference 2016

(May 13 - 18, 2016)
Moscone Center, San Francisco,
California
 

The conference intended to cover topics on management of pleural space infections, malignant pleural effusions and diseases using scientific evidence based approaches. The conference enveloped sessions, workshops and techniques from industry experts for effective diagnoses and treatment of pleural diseases.
 

 

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2016 Imaging in the Eye Conference

(Apr 30, 2016)
Washington State Convention Center,
Seattle, Washington

The conference highlighted on the latest imaging techniques in adaptive optics (AO), optical coherence tomography (OCT), nonlinear microscopy, clinical management and also the most advanced imaging methods. The sessions, seminars and workshops claimed in-depth knowledge on the state of the art techniques, technologies and approaches for understanding and addressing the challenges in visual system and treating optical diseases.
 

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2016

(Jun 03 - 07, 2016)
McCormick Place,
Chicago, Illinois
 

The key note speakers of the conference were Filipa Lynce, MD, medical oncologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Dr. Yvonne G. Lin, board-certified gynecologic oncologist with particular expertise in novel cancer therapies for gynecologic malignancies. The important topics covered were to support the development of clinical cancer researchers and to facilitate the delivery of high-quality health care to the patients suffering from cancer.

 

American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions

(Jun 10 - 14, 2016)
New Orleans Morial Convention Center,
New Orleans, Louisiana
 

This conference as organized had highlights on the latest scientific research data, latest clinical approaches and innovative education formats. The sessions included the showcase of the latest results from the two major clinical trials, presentations on technology and diabetic care, diabetes self -management, industry expert reviews, lectures, real life case studies and workshops. Renowned speakers included Anna Floreen, MSW, Nisha A Basu, MD, MPH, Amir Shafat, BSc, Phd and many other participated and shared their knowledge and expertise in the field.

 

BIO International Convention 2016

(Jun 06 - 09, 2016)
Moscone Center,
San Francisco, California
 

The conference covered the important topics from various industries like drug discovery, genomics, bio manufacturing, cell therapy, and nanotechnology.

 

 

National Athletic Trainer's Association 67th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo (NATA) 2016

(Jun 22 - 25, 2016)
Baltimore Convention Center,
Baltimore, Maryland
 

The two distinguished speakers of the conference were Doug Casa, Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Director, Athletic Training Education in the Neagy School of Education and William Adams, Director of Sport Safety Policies at the Korey Stringer Institute.  The important topics discussed during the conference were clinical evaluation and diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation which are the crucial domains of Athletic Training.
 

 

2016 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

(Jul 31 - Aug 04, 2016)
Pennsylvania Convention Center,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

The conference featured timely research of different subjects from Zika and CRISPR to the programmable bio- nano chips along with groundbreaking tests and technology from many laboratory medicine disciplines. The key note speaker of the conference was Dr. Joe El-Khoury, Assistant Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
 

 

American Psychological Association (APA) 2016 Annual Convention

(Aug 04 - 07, 2016)
Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center,
Denver, Colorado
 

Many significant topics related to Psychology like study of both abnormal and normal functioning and treating of mental and emotional problems were covered in the conference.

 

 

252nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition

(Aug 21 - 25, 2016)
Philadelphia, PA.
 

The renowned speakers of the conference were Kimberly Prather, the Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Dr. Willie E. May, Director of the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST). The most exciting research discoveries and also the technologies in Chemistry along with its related disciplines were discussed in the conference.

 

 

The Art and Science of Dentistry - San Francisco 2016

(Sep 08 - 10, 2016),
Moscone Center, San Francisco,
California, US
 

This conference was held with a major focus on keeping the dentists abreast of the latest advances in technology and clinical approaches in the field of dentistry. The conference highlights were the video sessions, workshops, lectures, seminars, live case concepts, discussions on issues and most successful strategies to address the challenges very effectively.
 

 

American Dental Association (ADA) 157th Annual Session

(Oct 20 - 24, 2016),
Colorado Convention Center,
Denver, Colorado, US
 

The conference sessions comprised of video sessions, seminars, workshops, case studies, lectures to the discussions with the industry experts on the latest technology advancements and clinical approaches for a better treatment and dental health. The conference had key speakers like Lee Ann Brady, Director of Education for Clinical Mastery and Henry A. Gremillion, director of the UFCD to share their expertise and provide greater insights into the topics.

 

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting 2016

(Oct 15 - 18, 2016)
McCormick Place,
Chicago, Illinois
 

The conference was organized to keep abreast of the latest treatment techniques, advances in surgical and non-surgical procedures, advanced clinical approaches with scientific evidence based research data through lectures, videos, live surgeries, interactive discussions and posters. Industry experts and specialist took part to share their expertise and discuss on various issues and challenges to treat pelvic floor disorders and manage the treatment and patients.

 

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting 2016

(Oct 22 - 26, 2016)
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place,
Chicago, Illinois
 

The renowned speaker of the conference is Michael E. Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at the Harvard Business School in Boston. He also serves as an advisor to countries, corporations, non-profits, and academic circles across the globe.  The important topics like application of contemporary practice management skills and knowledge regulatory issues to the efficient and safe delivery of patient care. It also covers 12 clinical tracks of anesthesia.

 

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting 2016

(Oct 29 - Nov 02, 2016)
Colorado Convention Center,
Denver, Colorado
 

The salient topics which are covered during the conference are identification of best practices in developing and implementing health in all the policies and to improve the competencies of public health practitioners through skill-building.
 

 

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition 2016

(Oct 22 - 25, 2016)
Moscone Center, San Francisco,
California
 

The significant topics connecting with the best practices and also pharmacological and technical advances from the leaders in pediatrics are included in the conference. The two distinguished speakers are Dr. Gonzalez who completed his internship in Pediatrics at Darmouth- Hithcock Medical Center and also Dr. Besser who volunteers as a pediatrician with the Children's Aid Society in New York City.
 

 

Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2016

(Oct 29 - Nov 02, 2016)
Walter E. Washington Convention Center,
District of Columbia, Washington
 

The conference will high light on the important topics like identification of new interventional technologies and propose appropriate applications for the patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases. It mainly showcases on the latest advances in current therapies and clinical research.
 

 

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly 2016

(Oct 16 - 19, 2016)
Mandalay Bay Convention Center,
Las Vegas, Nevada
 

The conference is going to be headed by excellent speakers’ like Abhi Mehrotra, MD, who is a member of the North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians’ (NCCEP) Board of Directors and Andrew who received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1990 and his major academic and research interests include neurological emergencies, particularly stoke and TIA. Many topics are included to enhance one’s clinical skills in order to enhance one’s practice.

 

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 102nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting

(Nov 27 - Dec 02, 2016)
McCormick Place,
Chicago, Illinois
 

The RNA will explore many new topics like practicing new techniques, accessing the results of new research and also their potential applications to clinical practice. The expert speakers like Keith J. Dryer, Vice Chairman of Radiology and Director of the center for Clinical Data Science at Massachusetts German Hospital.
 

 

Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) 92nd Annual Session

(Nov 25 - 30, 2016)
Jacob K. Javits Convention Cente,
New York, US
 

The conference placed high importance on the advances in the medical technology and clinical methodologies for an effective treatment. The conference claimed a valuable resource of the most advanced surgical procedures and techniques which promote faster recovery and dental health. Interaction with industry experts, latest research inputs, workshops, practical approaches, lectures and live case concepts are the conference highlights.
 

 

American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2016

(Nov 12 - 16, 2016)
New Orleans Morial Convention Center,
New Orleans, Louisiana
 

Ms. Gee was one of the industrial experts of the conference. Ms. Gee works in Cleveland, OH with specialization in Cardiovascular Disease and she is also affiliated with Louis Stokes VA Medical center. During conference many ideas were shared connecting with best clinical practices which have been already proved to be successful in patients with both cardiovascular disease and stroke.
 

American College of Rheumatology (ACR) / Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) Annual Meeting 2016

(Nov 11 - 16, 2016)
Walter E. Washington Convention Center,
Washington, Dist Of Columbia
 

The important topics which were covered in the conference were about the recent developments in the diagnosis and management of patients with rheumatic diseases and the recent developments in the diagnosis and management of patients suffering with this disease. It has also covered the challenges in the delivery of care of rheumatic patients.
 

 

Kidney Week of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2016

(Nov 15 - 20, 2016)
McCormick Place,
Chicago, Illinois
 

This conference is led by key note speaker like Benjamin Humphreys, the research in his Lab is mainly to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms of kidney injury, repair and to translate this particular knowledge into new therapeutic strategies to give treatment to patients suffering from different kidney diseases. In the conference many important topics would be covered like recent discoveries in basic, translational and also clinical research in nephrology along with advances in the areas of general nephrology, dialysis, transplantation.

 

American Speech-Language -Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention 2016

(Nov 17 - 19, 2016)
Pennsylvania Convention Center,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

This conference will highlight key topics like gain new tools and resources to advance professional development, improve techniques, polish clinical skills, updated information about latest research by developing a collaborative network between clinicians and researchers to support the practice based evidence.

 

American Association for The study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) - The Liver Meeting 2016

(Nov 11 - 15, 2016)
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center,
Boston, Massachusetts
 

With respect to current attention in latest research and to enhance the participants experience the AASLD conference is organizing this conference for all the hepatologists. This conference would be a great help in learning new developments in treatment outcomes and also to build network with other experts in their respective fields.
 

American Society of Hematology (ASH) 58th Annual Meeting and Exposition

(Dec 03 - 06, 2016)
San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California
 

This conference was organized to enhance the knowledge and skills of the dentists by providing innovative educational formats, lectures, presentations, posters, live case studies and discussions with industry experts. The conference focused on the latest clinical advances and research in dentistry, scientific evidence based approaches, surgical techniques and technology advances in the field of dentistry. Dr. Johnson, director of the Swedish GPR Program and Kirk Behrendt, founder and CEO of ACT participated to enrich the conference by sharing their knowledge and expertise in the field.

 

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 51st Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition

(Dec 04 - 08, 2016)
Mandalay Bay Convention Center,
Las Vegas, Nevada
 

With respect to current attention in latest research and to enhance the participants experience the AASLD conference is organizing this conference for all the technicians, administrators, safety officers, system developers, medication safety officers, patient safety officers, pharmacist, policy makers, health information technology professionals, risk managers. The distinguished speakers of the conference are Bruce Canaday, he is the Dean and Professor of St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Kim Benner, she is Professor at the Samford University Mcwhorter School of Pharmacy. Kim has over 17 years of experience as a Pediatric Clinical Specialist at Childrens of Alabama.

 

 

The Federation of International Medical Equipment (FIME) Manufacturers Annual Meeting – 2016

(Aug 02 - 04, 2016)
Miami Beach Convention Center,
Miami Beach, Florida
 

This conference would be a great help in learning new developments in treatment outcomes and also to build network with other experts in their respective fields with is not possible with other B2B conferences with its primary focus on four medical industry sectors such as technology, products and supplies, equipment and services.
 

 

Neuroscience 2016 (Nov 12 - 16, 2016)

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego,
California
 

This conference will be a great opportunity for the neurologists to explore the latest advances in the medical technology and research. The conference will be a place to enhance knowledge and keep abreast of the advanced clinical approaches, strategies, surgical advances, best management practices and techniques to address issues and challenges. Several industry experts will be a part of this conference sharing their expertise and knowledge in this field through discussions, presentations, videos, workshops and many more sessions covering wide variety of topics.

 

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) 72nd Annual Meeting

(Oct 15 - 19, 2016),
Salt Palace Convention Center,
Salt Lake City, Utah
 

This conference was organized with a major focus on the reproductive care. The sessions which included lectures, presentations, innovative educational formats, workshops, live case concepts and discussion with the industry experts covered topics related to genetics and genomics in reproductive care, infertility care and treatment for reproductive dysfunction. Renowned speakers included Diana W. Bianchi, Vice Chair for Research-Pediatrics and an American medical geneticist and neonatologist and George Q. Daley, M.D., Ph.D.Director of the Stem Cell Transplantation Program participated in the conference speaking on strategies to preserve future reproductive function, latest scientific advances, and appropriate treatment options.

 

North American Spine Society (NASS) 31st Annual Meeting

(Oct 26 - 29, 2016)
Boston Convention And Exhibition Center,
Boston, Massachusetts
 

This conference is coming up with a major focus on the spine care. The sessions include lectures, presentations, workshops, live case studies and discussion with industry experts.  The conference is the right place for you to enhance your knowledge on the latest scientific developments, issues and challenges in spine care and evidence based medicine. Renowned speakers include Norman Chutkan, MD, FACS, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery specialized in orthopedic spine surgery with 15 years of experience and

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