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HAE Global Conference - 2012

The 2012 HAE Global Conference Copenhagen, Denmark, 17 - 20 May 2012, was organized by the International Patient Organization for C1 Inhibitor Deficiencies (HAEi). The conference was the first true global conference for HAE patients, care givers, health care professionals and industry representatives conducted and driven by the patient community through HAEi. The theme of the conference was "Advocacy & Access".

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress 2012

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress 2012 took place in Geneva, Switzerland, 16 - 20 June 2012. The theme of the Congress, “At the Crossroads of Research, Practice and Education”, emphasised Geneva’s specificities and contributed to excellent scientific exchanges between all participants: faculty members, delegates and exhibitors. The Local Organising Committee, which included members of all major Swiss allergy centers, as well as the EAACI Scientific Committee under the lead of Lars K. Poulsen, has established a programme that met the expectations of researchers, practicing allergists, as well as educators.

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Anual Meeting 2012

March 2-6, Orlando, FL, USA

The AAAAI represents allergists, asthma specialists, clinical immunologists, allied health professionals and others with a special interest in the research and treatment of allergic and immunologic diseases. Established in 1943, the AAAAI has nearly 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other
countries. This year’s Presidential Plenary, Next Generation Science, offered a unique learning experience. This Plenary that took place on Saturday, March 3, showcased outstanding research findings from young researchers in allergy and immunology. On Saturday, the keynote entitled Hard Knocks: Communicating Science to the Public was presented by Dr. Paul Offit. Dr. Offit, co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine, and internationally known for his efforts to correct public misconceptions relating immunizations to autism.