Fourth course of the “Alessandro Chiabrera” EBEA School of Bioelectromagnetism (director Prof. F.Bersani)
Date: March 26 to April 2, 2008
Location: E. Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture (Erice, Trapani, Italy).
Deadline for participation requests: February 15, 2008
Contact: Susanna Lagorio (Tel: +39 (0)6 49904304; Fax: +39 (0)6 49904305; email: or Joachim Schüz (Tel: +45 3525 7655; Fax: + 45 3525 7731; email:

10th International Congress of Hyperthermic Oncology
Date: April 9th to April 12th, 2008.
Location: Campus of the “Klinikum Grosshadern”, one of Europe’s largest university hospitals in Munich [Germany]
Notes: Recent results of randomised phase II and III studies as well as ongoing basic research activities have firmly established hyperthermia as a treatment option in conjunction with standard regimens in the field of oncology. Constantly increasing insight into the molecular principles and clinical applications require more than ever an interdisciplinary and international exchange of ideas.
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International Workshop on Risk Factors to Childhood Leukemia
Date: May 5 to 7, 2008
Location: Berlin, Germany
Notes: see article in this newsletter, page 9
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Asia-Pacific EMC Week and Technical Exhibition
Date: May 19-23, 2008
Location: Singapore
Notes: The 1st Asia-Pacific Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility and the 19th International Zurich Symposium and Technical Exhibition on EMC will be held jointly in Singapore from Monday, May 19 to Friday, May 23, 2008. The symposium will cover the entire scope of electromagnetic compatibility. Prospective authors are invited to submit original papers on their latest research results. We also solicit industrial forum contributions as well as proposals for special sessions, topical meetings, workshops and tutorials.

The Bioelectromagnetics Society 30th Annual Meeting
Date: June 8–12, 2008
Location: Town & Country Resort, San Diego, CA, USA
Note: BEMS’ block of sleeping rooms is contracted at the prevailing US Government per diem rate which is currently $131+ tax single plus $20 per additional guest in room.
Contact: Technical Program Chair: Michael McLean (; Vice Chair: Bob Cleveland (

Gordon Research Conference in Biochemistry
Date: July 20-25, 2008
Location: University of New England, Biddeford, ME
Details: see September/October BEMS newsletter, page 2

XXIXth URSI General Assembly
Date: August 9-16, 2008
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel on the Riverwalk,151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Notes: see article in this newsletter, page 11
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12th International Conference, International Radiation Protection Association, IRPA 12
Date: October 19-24, 2008.
Location: Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.
Focus: 1. Epistemology of radiation: Methods, current knowledge of physical and biological sciences in relation to effects of radiation exposure. 2. Radiation Protection of people 3. Practice of radiation protection by practitioners and industries.
Contact: Maximo D.Rudelli, Organising Committee,