To promote the science behind obesity prevention and treatment, The Obesity Society (TOS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) are combining resources to host the world’s pre-eminent meeting on obesity, ObesityWeek(SM) 2013, Nov. 11-16, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. For the first time, both organizations will co-locate their respective annual meetings under one roof for the most comprehensive agenda in obesity research, treatment and prevention.
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The 5th Astana Economic Forum devoted to the challenges and perspectives of economic development in a time of global transformation, will be held from May 22-24, 2012, in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana.
Forum participants will include the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev; the former President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Horst Köhler; the Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani; the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan; the Prime Minister of Georgia, Gilayri Nicoloz Zyrabovich; 25 active and former ministers, 40 leaders of international organizations, corporations and businesses, 11 Nobel Prize winners and other eminent thinkers.
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In summer 2012, as the world’s elite athletes gather in London, the best of the world’s cultural talent will gather in Edinburgh as they do every year in what is the world’s leading Festival City.
2012 will see Edinburgh’s Festivals attract four million people to view 40,000 performances across more than 300 venues involving over 25,000 artists.
It’s the 65th anniversary of Edinburgh’s emergence as the pre-eminent festival destination; the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Edinburgh International Film Festival began in 1947.
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