ICTD is the world’s premier conference examining the role of computers and communications in social, economic and political development.
Held in cooperation with ACM SIGCHI and ACM SIGCAS, ICTD2013 will provide an international forum for scholarly researchers exploring the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in social, political, and economic development.
Events: International Exhibitions and Conferences
ICTD is the world’s premier conference examining the role of computers and communications in social, economic and political development.
This First Conference of Natural Resources and Development called Food, water and energy security: integrated science for sustainability is an opportunity to connect the scientific and academic world to the governmental area and the private sector. The Conference aims to be a space to disseminate updated knowledge regarding the food, water and energy security in the frame of sustainability.
The conference provides specialists a world forum for sharing the latest knowledge and receiving updates on the treatment and prevention of pediatric infectious diseases. Organized by the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID), this biennial congress is the largest gathering of its kind.
The 6th International Flotation Conference (Flotation '13) is organised by MEI in consultation with Prof. Dee Bradshaw and Prof. Jean-Paul ('J-P') Franzidis. It is sponsored by FLSmidth, Magotteaux, Aminpro Chile, SNF Flomin, Axis House, Cheminova, Outotec, Senmin, Keramos, Cytec, Clariant and Tenova Delkor. Media sponsors are International Mining, AT International, Procemin 2013 and Mining Prospectus.
The major objective of the 2nd Global Conference on Entomology is to showcase recent advances in entomological research and development in the insect world. The skills and knowledge of entomologists are needed worldwide helping farmers to produce crops and livestock more efficiently through sound pest management strategies, fighting to save endangered species and fragile ecosystems, and preventing insects from spreading agents that cause serious diseases.
Welcome to the official web site of the first IEEE SMC conference focusing on Enterprise Systems (ES 2013).
The increasing interest by academia and industry motivated the establishment of the First International Conference on Enterprise Systems by two technical committees of the IEEE SMC, namely the TC on Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) and the TC on Enterprise Architecture and Engineering (EAE). The purpose of the conference is to create a platform and forum to present and publish high quality research and foster international collaboration on all aspects of Enterprise Systems.
The basic purposes of this congress are to present agricultural researches and new techniques in different disciplines in the branches of modern agriculture and plant nutrition to a shared platform, to share experiences and to develop corresponding cooperation. The congress will also cardinally contribute to the studies of ‘Empowering the Agricultural Innovation Systems in Turkey and Middle Asian Countries’ which are being carried out within Turkey - FAO.
The 2013 Agricultural EconomicsAssociation of South Africa (AEASA) conference will be hosted by Limpopo Province from the 29th September to the 3rdOctober 2013 at the scenic Forever Resorts, Belabela – along the N1 route –the Gateway to Africa. This being the centenary of the 1913 Land Act, the conference is strategically aligned to focus on land policy, and has adopted as its main theme: 100 YEARS AFTER THE LAND ACT OF 1913: THE STATE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S AGRICULTURE AND RURAL SECTORS
The First International Conference on Global Food Security aims to deliver state-of-the-art analysis, inspiring visions and innovative research methods arising from interdisciplinary research. Join us in this exciting opportunity to ensure that the best science is garnered to support the emergence of the Sustainable Development Goals.
This conference will examine continuity and change in Open, Distance and eLearning within the context of political, economic, social and technological transformations that impel a re-examination of current assumptions and structures.
The conference will discuss strategic, methodological, document and present evidence, knowledge and tools which can mitigate and respond to these challenges. Areas of focus will include food and agriculture system-based approaches for raising levels of nutrition, evidence-based recommendations for improved food, agriculture, pasture-based livestock production systems, animal production researchers, water management, energy and trade policies and programmes design, management and implementation, innovation in methodologies for evaluation of impact, efficacy and cost-effectiveness.
Africa is the new and most exciting business frontier ready to embrace all the challenges of industrial growth. Work towards promoting and acieving the infrastructure development goals for Africa. Facilitate business development and build partnerships by face to face introductions, meetings and exchange of ideas. Take advantage from a platform for dialogue, understanding, networking, forward planning and future implementation. Come and strengen your existing relationships, foster new ones and realign your stategy in line with new opprtunities. Be part of the exciting new future for a rich and diverse continent by being at the right place at the right time.
We would like to bring together participants with different disciplinary backgrounds to present empirical and theoretical research papers on the issues of knowledge, innovations, extension, agricultural advisory services and the interfaces of knowledge and governance, as well as agricultural politics towards knowledge creation and dissemination for farmers in Central Asian and Caucasian societies.
"Water, Environment and Agriculture: Challenges for Sustainable Development."
The second meeting of the ‘Hearing Landscape Critically’ network (Stellenbosch University, 9-11 September 2013) is concerned with finding ways to articulate and listen to landscape that challenge established patterns of cognition and intervention, and which probe the archival and everyday silences and ruptures exacerbated by social, political and intellectual intervention.
The aim of the workshop is to discuss the use of novel adaptive optical elements, concepts and systems as they apply to high power lasers, medical devices, imaging, industrial lasers and microscopy. The International Workshop on Adaptive Optics for Industry and Medicine (AOIM) provides scientists and engineers from both industry and academia with opportunities to explore recent developments, current practices and future trends in adaptive optics and related fields. A key feature of this single-session meeting is the relaxed atmosphere with all participants encouraged to present and discuss their work either as a talk or a poster.
The XVI ICPIC 2013 conference will examine the theory and practice of teaching critical thinking, enquiry-based learning and philosophy with children for all phases of schooling as well as informal educational contexts. How can philosophical perspectives benefit education? How can other educational research contribute to teaching thinking and reasoning, particularly in the mainstream curriculum subjects: information technology, literacy, mathematics, sciences, life skills/orientation, the arts, drama, citizenship, physical and moral education?
The Annual International Conference on Agriculture: Environmental Studies and Engineering (AESE) aims to explore advances in research pertaining to applied, theoretical and experimental agriculture and environmental studies.
AESE 2013 will provide an opportunity for practitioners and educators of agriculture to exchange research evidence, models of best practice and innovative ideas.
An international conference on biotechnology held every 2 years, organized by Department of Biotechnology and FerVAAP, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
Africa Geospatial Forum has been successful in bringing together the geospatial community of Africa and discussing and deliberating upon the usage of Geospatial Technologies across the various economic sectors in the region. It has discussed about building Geospatial Capacity and Infrastructure in Africa, Geospatial Readiness, enabling socio-economic development and Geospatially Enabled Africa in its previous editions. There have been deliberations on various policies and standards, national policy framework, land administration, local governance and municipalities, prospects and challenges of geospatial industry, building geospatial capacities, role of data in inclusive growth and so on and so forth.
This multidisciplinary conference calls for papers from different disciplines because knowledge learned in one context may become a knowledge base in other contexts that could be vital for future technological development and the advancement of knowledge. This is an excellent opportunity to network and share current knowledge. If you are a researcher, educator, practitioner, or scholar in any area of Business, Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, Marketing, Finance, Banking, Accounting, Information Technology, Management, Public Administration and Social Policy, Human Resource Management, this Conference is for you!
We have a strong commitment to providing opportunities for conference participants to interact, converse, and learn from each other. Built in to the conference program are a number of sessions and events that are designed specifically to promote interactions among the on-site members of the knowledge community. These range from more formal plenary sessions, through parallel presentations, to informal coffee breaks and optional activities. Some of these, like Talking Circles and Garden Sessions, may be new experiences for participants. Our approach to organizing Parallel Sessions has some unique features, as well.
Conference Theme : Multidisciplinary approaches to sustainable agriculture research The 2013 International Conference on Agriculture and Animal Sciences (AgriAnimal 2013) is the premier forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Agriculture and Animal sciences in South Asia. It will bring together leading academics, scientists and researchers in Agriculture and Animal Sciences from around the world.
The aim of the ICEAE conference series is to provide a forum for laying the foundations of a new principled approach to Environmental and Agriculture Engineering. To this end, the meeting aims to attract participants with different backgrounds, to foster cross-pollination between different research fields, and to expose and discuss innovative theories, frameworks, methodologies, tools, and applications.
The Energy and Resources Travel Symposium is the only business travel event by an association to focus on this specific sector and follows in the tradition set by GBTA to operate across specialist groups, such as government and university travel. Following our successful inaugural event in 2012 in Europe, GBTA will run the Energy and Resources Travel Symposium in 2013 in Africa for the first time.
The conference aims to bring together established and emerging researchers whose research treats urban spaces as highly differentiated and unstable sites, the nature and significance of which is constantly produced and consumed by citizens in their daily routine of accommodation, adjustment, negotiation and challenge; as a multifaceted social and cultural construction whose purpose and sustainability is in the hands of its residents.
The 2013 joint annual conference of the South African Association for Language Teaching (SAALT), the Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA) and the Linguistics Society of Southern Africa (LSSA) will be held in the beautiful and historic town of Stellenbosch. The conference is being organised by Stellenbosch University’s Language Centre, as well as the Departments of General Linguistics, and Afrikaans and Dutch.
"Precision Agriculture: Challenges and Future Directions" The first EITA Conference on Agricultural Science and Technology, Biosystems Engineering, coordinated by the Emerging Information and Technology Association (EITA), is an international forum.
The International Conference on e-Learning (ICEL-2013) invites researchers, practitioners and academics to present their research findings, works in progress, case studies and conceptual advances in areas of work where education and technology intersect. The conference brings together varied groups of people with different perspectives, experiences and knowledge in one location. It aims to help practitioners find ways of putting research into practice and researchers to gain an understanding of real-world problems, needs and aspirations.
Agriculture Investment Summit is where you will meet leading agriculture investors and key stakeholders who are committed to promoting sustainable and responsible investing in agriculture.
The 6th annual conference is a forum for investors, managers and producers to forge solid relationships and make profitable and investment decisions.Future Farm Europe is where you will meet leading European farming businesses who are investing their time and money in the latest technologies, techniques and products to help drive sustainable intensification.
The 3rd annual Future Farm conference is a benchmark for advances in production farming techniques and the use of new technology in agriculture.http://www.terrapinn.com/2013/future-farm-europe/
The London Symposium on Climate Change is a special interest meeting of London Symposia, an organization devoted to scholarly research, writing and discourse. This interdisciplinary conference is an opportunity for scientists and policy makers from the different disciplines affected by climate change to meet and discuss the issues.
The annual conferences of the Emerging Markets Conference Board bring together scholars from around the world. Our goal is to advance the understanding of marketing in emerging markets and facilitate collaboration on emerging markets research.
Since its beginning in 2000 AgriVision has developed as a leading meeting place for decision makers in the animal feed-to-food industry worldwide. Gathering around 400 top leaders from 44 countries, AgriVision sets the direction for future developments in the industry. Expected to attract a diverse range of stakeholders, AgriVision will be the 7th international food and agribusiness conference in this series.
2nd International Conference on Recent Innovations in Engineering & Technology (ICRIET'2013) aimed at presenting current research being carried out in that area and scheduled to be held June 17-18, 2013 London (UK). The 1st conference of this series was held in Bangkok March 17-18, 2012. The idea of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, engineers and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and the industry.
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development - or Rio+20 - took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 20-22 June 2012. It resulted in a political outcome document which contains measures for implementing sustainable development. In Rio, Member States decided to launch a process to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post 2015 development agenda. The Conference also took forward-looking decisions on a number of thematic areas, including energy, food security, oceans, cities and health. In this twenty first century, new challenges require urgent attention and collective action. Strengthening the global partnership for development has never been felt this important before. The world is facing broader and ever more urgent issues which may both jeopardize the options available for meeting the basic human needs, and eradicating poverty and threaten efforts to achieve sustainable development. These include climate change, energy, food security, increasing unemployment and food prices, a growing rich-poor gap at both international and national levels, and an increasing number of natural and man-made disasters.
The sixth International conference on Sustainable Development and Planning builds upon a series that started in 2003 in Skiathos (Greece), and continued with another four meetings in Bologna (2005), the Algarve (2007), Cyprus (2009) and the New Forest, UK (2011).
Attention All South African Food and Beverage Exporters
Please be informed that Seoul Food 2013 is one of the most important trade exhibitions in Asia in the food and beverages industry. If you are interested to participate, please contact Mr Russell Hawkins of Kotra (Tel: 011-784 2940, email: firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information about the exhibition.
Please note that financial assistance is available from DTI under the EMIA Individual Exhibition scheme. Please email Mr Jason Engledoe for application form.
Under the theme “Delivering on Africa’s Promise”, the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa will provide an important platform for regional and global leaders from business, government and civil society to deepen the continent’s integration agenda and renew commitment to a sustainable path of growth and development by addressing the following issues.
WIE Africa aims to contribute to changing the perceptions of Africa as a whole by showcasing successful African women and innovation. We hope to connect with the next generation of African leaders through a series of fully interactive, informative and exciting sessions.
Power & Electricity World Africa is Africa's largest and most holistic power and energy business event: an exhibition, series of seminars, and strategic conference But the show is much more than this. It is a place where innovation and expertise is showcased, solutions are found and learning is done. Power & Electricity World Africa is the place where solution providers find new business.
South Africa will host the fifth BRICS Summit from 26 to 27 March 2013 at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC). This will complete the first cycle of BRICS summits.
These summits are convened to seek common ground on areas of importance for these major economies. Talks represent spheres of political and entrepreneurial coordination, in which member countries have identified several business opportunities, economic complementarities and areas of cooperation.
Please find attached information about the 4th International Summit cum Exhibition "Food Processing, agribusiness and cold chain at Hotel the Lalit, New Delhi on 5 November 2012.
This is a charity event in aid of the Saartjie Baartman Centre for (abused) Women and Children in Athlone, Cape Town with performers coming from Germany, Israel, Iraq, Spain, Indonesia, Argentina, Belgium and from all over South Africa.
The Southern African - German Chamber of Commerce and Industry along with the Afrika-Verein Veranstaltungs-GmbH is organising within the framework of the Southern Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI), the 3rd German-South African Business Forum in Berlin, Germany (22nd – 23rd October 2012).
wire CHINA and Tube CHINA are taking place in Shanghai, China from 25 – 28 September 2012. Book your exhibition space today!
wire CHINA 2010 attracted 813 exhibitors, of which 233 were international exhibitors, while Tube CHINA 2010 attracted 493 exhibitors, of which 81 were international exhibitors. The gross exhibition area reached 74, 500 square meters, and the net exhibition area totalled 35, 647 square meters. During the four day show, wire CHINA 2010, together with Tube CHINA 2010 attracted 26, 035 visitors from 78 countries and regions, including 3, 473 trade visitors from overseas.
Given the glorious success of the previous three editions, the era of strong demand in wire and cable, as well as tube and pipe; great opportunities along with the fast growing wire and cable industry and the tube and pipe industry in East China, wire CHINA 2012 and Tube CHINA 2012 will continue to lead the latest trends in China and establish the best trade and exchange platform in China and even in Asia.
This is your opportunity to get your product into the Chinese market, do not miss out! Book your exhibition space for wire CHINA and Tube CHINA 2012 now!
The IAC is the only international platform that gathers decision makers and professionals from the global public aquarium community to share and learn about new developments in the fields of inter alia animal husbandry, research, technology, management, education, conservation and sustainability.
Computers and Industrial Engineering (CIE) is the premier international conference of technology industrial engineering and management. First hosted in 1976, CIE has gained an international footprint, being hosted in North America, Europe, Asia and now also in South Africa. Our presenters include experts from academia, professional and consulting services, engineering practices, government and not-for-profit organisations.
The Mauritius Trade Exhibition is a multi-sector trade show & business matchmaking event. It will feature over 35 top class manufacturers & suppliers from Mauritius. Products & services on display include – Ready-made garments incl menswear, womenswear & childrenswear/babywear; casualwear; sportswear; designer wear; t-shirts/polo shirts; rugby shirts; leggings; trousers; ladies underwear, denim; sweaters; ladies tops, dresses and skirts; jackets and chino pants; uniforms; pullovers and cardigans; shorts; sega dresses; fancy dresses, etc