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Scientific Meetings

Click here for highlights from the ALR's 2011 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting

Click here for highlights from the ALR's 2010 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting

Click here to see the 2009 ACR Special Report

Click here to view the Lupus Congress 2010 Special Report

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  1. 10th Pan Arab Rheumatology Conference and the 2nd Saudi Society of Rheumatology Conference – January 16-19 2012 – Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

    PAN ARAB RHEUMATOLOGY CONFERENCE (PARC) Aims to promote, stimulate and support the research, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of rheumatic diseases. Gathering the most diverse and talented people in rheumatology in the Arab world and other western countries. Many of them have created major advances in rheumatology field.
  2. Excellence in Rheumatology Conference in Madrid January 2012 – January 26-27 2012 – Madrid, Spain
  3. International Conference on Nervous System Autoimmunity - January 27-30 2012 – Bangalore, India

    This conference will bring scientists from all parts of the world, interested in various autoimmune diseases of the nervous system to one location and discuss the common pathways of pathogenesis and a possible broad spectrum use of immunotherapeutics for autoimmune diseases of the nervous system.
  4. 51st Midwinter Conference of Immunologists at Asilomar - January 28-31 2012 – Pacific Grove, California

    The goal of the Midwinter Conference is to provide a forum where the newest developments in Immunology can be shared with colleagues and communicated to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in a relaxed environment.
  5. Winter Rheumatology Symposium - January 28-February 3 2012 - Snowmass, Colorado
    The Winter Rheumatology Symposium provides opportunities to review and discuss the latest clinical treatments and scientific research relevant to the field of rheumatology.
  6. Inaugural Meeting of the Lupus Academy – March 16-18 2012 – Barcelona, Spain

    The inaugural meeting programme aims to improve our understanding of the pathogenesis, diagnosis, management and follow-up of SLE and allied disorders and their impact in the new treatment modalities. The meeting will comprise didactic lectures, interactive workshops and roundtable discussions and provide a stimulating and interactive learning environment.

  7. Pan American League of Associations for Rheumatology (PNLAR) 2012 - April 16-21 2012 – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

    Our commitment is to make this event a unique experience that will offer a program of high academic standards, the opportunity to see a region of great beauty and share with us; we're nice people and full of joy and rhythm.

  8. Immune Tolerance and Autoimmune Disease - April 26-27, 2012 – Cambridge, UK

  9. The American Association of Immunologist - May 4-8 2012 – Boston, Massachusetts

    The Annual Meeting of The American Association of Immunologists brings together the world leaders in immunology to present their research in lectures and major symposia. AAI also invites investigators at every career stage to submit abstracts reporting their latest scientific findings in oral and poster sessions.

  10. 8th International Congress on Autoimmunity – May 9-13 2012 – Granada, Spain


    The 8th International Congress on Autoimmunity updates physicians, immunologists, rheumatologists, researchers and clinicians interested in autoimmune diseases with the latest available diagnostic tools and new therapeutic avenues.

  11. The Association of Immunology in Latin America: INMUNOPERÚ 2012 - May 29-June 2 2012 – Lima, Peru

    The Association of Immunology in Latin America is pleased to announce that from May 29th to 02th June 2012 will be held in Lima-Peru the INMUNOPERÚ 2012, an event that will offer a highest level of science and discoveries on Immunology in the XXI century, the congress will be offering different topics as the areas of basic immunology , advanced clinical and preclinical human and animal, for all professionals, students and others interested in this topic.

  12. EULAR 2012 - June 6-9 2012 – Berlin, Germany


    The aim is to provide a forum of the highest standard for scientific (both clinical and basic), educational and social exchange between professionals involved in rheumatology, liaising with patient organisations, in order to achieve progress in the clinical care of patients with rheumatic diseases.
    Click here for more information about the 2012 EULAR Meeting

  13. Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies 2012 - June 20-23 2012 – Vancouver, Canada

    Since its conception in 2001, the FOCIS organization has grown to 52 Member Societies that collectively represent over 65,000 basic and clinician scientists. Each year, the FOCIS meeting brings together these researchers and clinicians from around the world, working in more than 30 clinical specialties and provides them with a forum to gather and share the latest findings, breakthroughs and therapies related to human disease.

  14. Frontiers in Immunology Research 2012 International Conference – July 1-4 2012 – Salzburg, Austria

  15. European Congress of Immunology – September 5-8  2012 - Glasgow, Scotland
    ECI 2012, with the theme “A healthier future through research, education and innovation” will have 4 parallel tracks with equal emphasis on basic and clinical immunology. There will be 24 symposia and 72 workshops covering all aspects of immunology: Innate immunity, adaptive immunity, Diseases of the immune system, and Immune interventions.

  16. 15th congress of Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology - September 10-14 2012 - Amman, Jordan

  17. ACR/ARHP 76th Annual Scientific Meeting - November 9-14, 2012 – Washington, D.C.

    The ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting is the must-attend event for anyone involved in research or delivery of rheumatologic care or services. Innovative sessions, ground breaking scientific abstracts, education developed based on practice gaps, the return of popular session formats, as well as hands-on skill training sessions are just some of the highlights.

  18. The 10th International Congress on SLE - April 2013 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    For the first time, the 2013 International Congress on SLE will take place in South America and will be organized by GLADEL, the Latin American Study Group on SLE. Please visit www.gladel.org for the latest details.

  19.  APLA-LACA 2013 - 14th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies & 4th Latin American Congress on Autoimmunity - September 18-21 2013 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  20. PANLAR 2014 - March 17-20 2014 – Punta del Este, Uruguay




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