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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 235-236 Table of Contents     

Future Events

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. Future Events. J Ayurveda Integr Med 2010;1:235-6

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   Update Ayuveda Top

25 th to 27 th November, 2010 Dr. Jivraj Mehta Auditorium, Seth gsmc0 & kem0 Hospital, Mumbai.

Update Ayurveda is an international conference held every 4 years to review major national and international developments in the field. In the past, it has generated great enthusiasm among students, practitioners, teachers and research workers in both academia and industry - and among the modern medicine fraternity as well.

The theme of this year's conference, "Bridging Therapeutic Gaps", emphasizes the conference's aim to bring together practitioners from modern medicine and Ayurveda to share experiences in their own fields, and so start to bridge the gap between the different disciplines. It is hoped that reflective deliberations will accelerate the development of integrative practice to the benefit of patients everywhere. The various sessions concern clinical successes backed by scientific and clinical evidence.

A preconference workshop will be held to improve scientific writing, and, to further encourage younger researchers, there will be a special free research session featuring both oral and poster presentations.

   National Conference on : 'Emerging Trends in Natural Product Research' Top

School of Natural Product Studies, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata - 700 032, India. 12 to 13 February, 2011: Website: www.jaduniv.edu.in; www.aptiindia.org.

This conference will address crucial contemporary issues on natural product research, particularly concerning promotion and development, and the required coordination of various scientific disciplines. Researchers and students will have the opportunity to present their research either in oral or poster presentations.

Integrated approaches for drug development from natural resources will be highlighted, so as to encourage further exploration of India's wide biodiversity and develop new leads for therapeutics derived from natural products. Major topics will include:

  • Drug development from Indian systems of medicine including Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani and Homeopathy systems of medicine
  • Quality evaluation and value addition of natural products
  • Pharmacognosy and phytochemistry in exploring natural resources
  • Cultivation, propagation and biotechnology of medicinal plants
  • Export Promotion
  • Promotion and development of natural cosmetics
  • Functional food from natural resources
  • Coordination between all fields of natural product science

All connected with the field are encouraged to participate. 3 rd January, 2011 is the final date for submission of abstracts, which should be e-mailed to natprodpk@yahoo.com. Hard copies along with registration form and fees should also be submitted. Details may be found at: www.jaduniv.edu.in

The Organizing Secretary, Dr. Pulok K. Mukherjee, may be contacted for further details on: natprodpk@yahoo.com.

   IOCD 2011 0 Symposium Top

University of the Western Cape 12 to15 January 2011.

The International Organisation for Chemical Sciences and Development (IOCD) Working Group on Plant Chemistry is holding its 2011 Symposium at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa from 12 to15 January 2011, with the theme: African Plants: Unique sources of drugs, agrochemicals, cosmetics and food supplements.

The 2011 Symposium is being organized by Professor Quinton Johnson at the University of the Western Cape, in Cape Town, and will be preceded by a two day workshop on isolation and bioassay techniques on 10th and 11th January 2011, at the South African Herbal Science and Medicine Institute, University of the Western Cape. The opening lecture of the Symposium will be given by Her Royal Highness Princess Chulaborn of Thailand.

   4thWorld Ayurveda Congress, and Pre-Congress Workshops Top

Palace Grounds, Bangalore, India, 10-13 December 2010.

The 4 th World Ayurveda Congress and Arogya Expo (WAC4) will be held from 7 to13 December 2010, including five Pre-congress Workshops on Mental Health, Agni / Kshara Karmas, Panchakarma, International GMP and Scientific Writing being held on 7th and 8th December, please see the congress website for details: www.ayurworld.org. The Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine has been designated the official academic journal for the Congress and will publish a selection of papers and presentations in a special issue in early 2011. Its editorial staff are closely involved in organizing the Pre-congress Workshop on Scientific Writing. All J-AIM readers wishing to publish papers are encouraged to take this one day workshop on 8 th December.

With the focal theme "Ayurveda for All", the Congress is expected to attract over half a million visitors, and 4000 delegates including 1,200 students, 500 of whom will be from abroad. 14 plenary sessions will cover key areas like Resource Security, Public Health, Integrative Approaches, Education Reform and Research Priorities. Six special sessions will concern Textual Studies, Padhya and Apadhya, Engineering in Ayurved, Time Tested Health Traditions, Forestry and International Cooperation. Six separate venues will accommodate approximately 200 parallel, scientific sessions.

Over the past 8 years, the biennial World Ayurveda Congress has become a light to Ayurveda's ever-growing global community of related interest groups in countries from ASEAN, UAE, the US, Latin America and Europe, which will all participate. The Congress will create a network of medical institutions, laboratories and universities across the world collaborating on the creation of research data bases of Ayurveda in practice, and scientific research. It will kindle a sense of purpose stimulating new directions to emerge.

'Arogya Expo' will showcase sector strengths for the international audience, providing a forum for Ayurveda companies to interact with consumers. By offering an opportunity for Ayurveda companies to meet foreign buyers, it will encourage and increase Ayurveda commerce.

The WAC concept is due to Vijnana Bharati, which is co-organizing the 4 th WAC with Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal. The WAC series is also being fostered by the Department of AYUSH, Govt of India. Further details are available at www.ayurworld.org, Email: info@ayurworld.org.


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