February 6-7, 1998 - The First
International Conference on Aging with Disability. Wyndham
Emerald Plaza, San Diego, California. "Living With Disability:
Exploring the Aging Process." For further information, contact
Ed Cantrell at: telephone (562) 401-7402.
February 19-22, 1998 - The 24th
Annual Meeting of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
Adam's Mark Hotel, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. "Constructing
the Future of Gerontology in Higher Education: Preparing for the 21st
Century." For further information, contact the AGHE at:
telephone (202) 429-9277, or visit their Home Page at: http://www.aghe.org.
March 2-4, 1998 - Computers
in Libraries '98, sponsored by Information Today and the
Special Libraries Association. Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington,
VA. For further information, contact Information Today, 143 Old Marlton
Pike, Medford, NJ 08055-8750. Phone: 609-654-6266; FAX: 609-654-4309, or
visit the conference web site at http://www.infotoday.com/cil98/cil98.htm.
March 8-12, 1998 - First
National HIV & Sexual Health Conference, Blackpool,
England. For more information, contact Georgie Bradshaw, 47 Bushey Hall
Road, Bushey, Hartfordshire WD2 2EE; telephone/fax: +01923-442259;
March 24, 1998 - World TB Day
will be observed to raise awareness of the TB pandemic. For information
on how you can participate, contact the Global TB Programme, WHO, 20
Avenue Appia, CH-1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland. Telephone: 4122-791-2853;
fax: 4122-791-4199, or visit the website at http://www.who.ch/gtb/WorldTBDay/1997/index.htm.
March 25-28, 1998 - The
American Society on Aging (ASA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco,
California. "Critical Choices: Charting a Course for the Age
Boom." Contact: ASA, 833 Market Street, Suite 511, San
Francisco, California 94103-1824; telephone: (415) 974-9603; or email:
March 29-April 1, 1998 - The
National Council on the Aging Annual Conference, Washington
Hilton and Towers, Washington, D.C. "Vital Aging ‘98."
For further information, contact NCOA at telephone: (202) 479-6998.
March 30-April 1, 1998 - The
Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information
Centers, International Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency Hotel,
Chicago, Illinois. Visit the conference web site at: http://lexis.pop.upenn.edu/library/conf98.html
April 2-4, 1998 - Annual
Meeting of the Population Association of America, Hyatt Regency
Hotel, Chicago, Illinois. http://www.rand.org/centers/population/PAA.98meeting/
April 2-5, 1998 - Southern
Sociological Meeting, Atlanta GA. "Inciting
Sociological thought – Engaging Publics in Dialogue." http://www.MsState.edu/org/sss/sss.html
April 28 - May 1, 1998 - "African
Women and Economic Development: Investing in our Future"
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), World
Bank and UNDP are to stage an international conference aimed at
promoting the pivotal role of women in Africa's economic development.,
to follow implementation of the regional Dakar and global Beijing
Platforms of Action, which place poverty reduction through the economic
empowerment of women as a top priority.
April 15-18, 1998 - The 19th
Annual Meeting of the Southern Gerontological Society will be
held at the Chattanooga Marriott, Chatanooga, Tennessee. "Fresh
Approach to Aging in the South: New Contexts, New Tools & New
Relationships." For further information, contact the SGS at
telephone: (904) 222-3524; or e-mail: MLDuggar@aol.com.
April 28, 1998 - 1998
Partnerships for Networked Consumer Health Information Conference.
National Press Building, Washington, DC. This meeting is intended to
explore the leading knowledge, applications, and visions in consumer
health informatics (CHI), and their implications for public policy,
public health and medical practice, and research. The meetings are
sponsored by the U.S.Department of Health and Human Services, and the
Annenberg School for Communication and Annenberg Public Policy Center of
the University of Pennsylvania. http://odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov/confrnce/partnr98.
May 15-18, 1998 - Eighth
International Congress on Infectious Diseases, Boston, MA. For
more information, telephone: 514-286-0855; fax: 514-286-6066; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 17-22, 1998 - Fifth
International Conference on AIDS, Cancer & Related Problems,
St. Petersburg, Russia. For more information contact Biomedical Center,
7 Pudozhskaja Street, St. Petersburg, Russia 197110. Telephone: +7 812
230 4872; fax: +7 812 230 4948; e-mail: email@example.com.
May 18-20, 1998 - "Worldwide
Revolution in Longevity and Quality of Life: Opportunities, Challenges
and Responses" UNESCO Headquarters
in Paris, France. For additional information, telephone:
33-1-45-59-36-77; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 27-30, 1998- 1998 American
Medical Informatics Association (AMIA} Spring Congress, "Bringing
Knowledge To The Point Of Use." Wyndham Hotel, Philadelphia,
PA. Portions of its 1998 Spring Congress will be conducted in
collaboration with the Medical Library Association (MLA) and in
conjunction with the Partnerships for Networked Consumer Health
Information (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services). For further information, contact AMIA, 4915 St. Elmo Avenue,
Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814. Phone: 301-657-1291; Fax: 301-657-1296;
Internet E-mail: email@example.com.
Or visit the web site at: http://amia2.amia.org/index.html.
June 1-12, 1998 - The 15th
Annual Summer Institute on Gerontology. McMaster University in
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. For further information, contact Lynn Heazel
at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 6-11, 1998 - Special
Libraries Association Annual Conference, "Information
Professionals in the Driver's Seat," Indianapolis, IN. http://www.sla.org/conf_meet/sneak.html
June 25-27, 1998 - 25th Annual
NCIH Conference, "Mobilizing Communities and
Constituencies for Global Health," Crystal Gateway Marriott,
Arlington, VA. For further information, contact NCIH, 1701 K Street, NW,
Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006, telephone: 202-833-5900; fax:
202-833-0075; e-mail: email@example.com.
June 26-30, 1998 - American
Library Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. "Global
Reach, Local Touch", Washington Convention Center. http://www.ala.org/events/dc98/index.html
June 28-July 3, 1998 - AIDS 98.
Palexpo Exhibition Hall, Geneva, Switzerland. For further information,
contact Congrex Sweden AB, P.O. Box 5619, Linnégatan 89A, SE-114 86
STOCKHOLM, Sweden. Phone: +46 8 459 6600; Fax : +46 8 661 8155; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
July 11-17, 1998 - The National
Institute on Aging Annual Summer Institute on Aging Research
will be held in Airlie, Virginia. Applications are due March 13, 1998.
For further information, contact Zita E. Givens at:The National
Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Building 31, Room
5C-35, 31 Center Drive MSC-2292, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2292; or
telephone: (301) 496- 0765; fax: (301) 496-2525; or e-mail:
August 16-21, 1998 - 64th
Annual IFLA Council and General Conference, Amsterdam,
Netherlands. "On Crossroads of Information and Culture."
August 17-20, 1998 - GIS in
Public Health, San Diego, CA. For additional information,
contact Bill Henriques, GIS Coordinator, Agency for Toxic Substance and
Disease Registry, Division of Health Assessment and Consultation, CDC,
1600 Clifton Road NE, Mail Stop E-56, Atlanta, GA 30333.
August 21-25, 1998 - Annual
Meeting of the American Sociological Society, "Inequality
and Social Policy: A Challenge for Sociology" San Francisco. http://www.asanet.org/cmtgsch.htm
October 16-18 1998 - First
International Health Geographics Conference at The Maritime
Institute of Technology, Baltimore, Maryland. Sponsors: The Johns
Hopkins School of Public Health Environmental Systems Research
Institute, (ESRI) Inc. For further information, contact International
Health Geographics Conference or IHGC, 1600 Ruxton Road, Suite B7,
Towson, Maryland 21204. Telephone: (410) 659-6169 (day) / (410) 821-8703
(eve); (410) 659-6266 (fax); E-mail:email@example.com.
November 7-11, 1998 - AMIA 1998
Annual Symposium. "A Paradigm Shift in Health
Information Systems: Clinical Infrastructures for the 21st Century."
Buena Vista Palace, Orlando, Florida. http://amia2.amia.org/f98call.htm
November 15-19, 1998 - APHA
Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. Contact APHA, 1015 15th Street,
NW, Washington, DC 20005.
December 2-6, 1998 - Annual
Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, "Population
and the Anthropological Imagination" Philadelphia, PA. http://www.ameranthassn.org/call.htm
Thanks to Penny Welbourne of the Hopkins Center on the
Demography of Aging for sharing some of these dates. Additional conference
notices were from the Scout Report. February 6-7, 1998, from AIDSLINK,
and from The Nation's Health.