Annals ofBurns and Fire Disasters - vol. IX - n. 4 - December 1996

ANNOUNCEMENTS
1997

G. WHITAKER
INTERNATIONAL BURNS PRIZE PALERMO, ITALY FOR 1997
under the patronage of the authorities
of the Sicilian Region

By Law N' 57 of June 14th 1983 the Sicilian Regional Assembly authorized the President of the Region to grant the Giuseppe Whitaker Foundation, a non-profit making organization under the patronage of the Accademia dei Lincei with seat in Paleniio, an annual contribution for the establishment of the "G. Whitaker International Burns Prize" aimed at recognizing the activity of the most qualified experts from all countries in the field of bums pathology and treatment.
The amount of the prize is fixed at twenty million Italian lire. The prize will be awarded every year by the month of June in Palermo at the seat of the G. Whitaker Foundation.
The Adjudicating Commitee is composed of the President of the Foundation, the President of the Sicilian Region, the Representative at the Accademia dei Lincei within the G. Whitaker Foundation, the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of Palermo University, the President of the Italian Society of Plastic Surgery and three experts in the field of prevention, pathology, therapy and functional recovery of burns, and a legal expert nominated in agreement with the President of the Region as a guarantee of the respect for the scientific purpose which the legislator intended to achieve when establishing the prize.
Anyone who considers himself/herself to be qualified to compete for the award may send by January 3 1 st 1997 a detailed curriculum vitae to: Michele Masellis M.D., Secretary-Member of the Scientific Committee, G. Whitaker Foundation, Via Dante 167, 90141 Palermo, Italy.

V NATIONAL SHORT TERM TRAINING COURSE
IN BURNS NURSING
11 - 25 January 1997, Jaipur, India

For further information contact:
Dr. Malti Gupta 0/6, Hospital Road,
Jaipur - 302001 India
Tel.: 91-141-365595
Fax: 91-141-376731

DISASTER'97 - EXPANDING YOUR KNOWLEDGE BASE:
THE 18TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
January 30 - February 2,1997, Orlando, U.S.A.

For further information contact:
Disaster '97 Registrar, Florida Emergency Medicine Foundation,
3717 So. Conway Road, Orlando, FL 32812-7607
Tel.: (407) 281-7396 or (800) 766-6335
Fax: (407) 281-4407

ADVANCES IN WOUND HEALING, BURN CARE & INFECTION CONTROL
17 - 21 February 1997, Maui, Hawaii

For further information contact:
John A. Boswick, 2005 Franklin Street, 355
Denver, CO 80205, USA
Tel.: +1303 839 1694
Fax: +1303 839 1695

FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON THE IMMUNE CONSEQUENCES
OF TRAUMA, SHOCK AND SEPSIS - MECHANISMS AND THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES
4 - 8 March 1997, Munich, Germany

For further information contact:
Eugen Faist, MD, Ludwig-Maximilians Universitdt Mdnchen, Germany
Tel.: +49-89-7095-3441 or 49-89-7095-2461
Fax: +49-89-7095-2460
E-Mail: faist@gch.med.uni-muenchen.de

PLANT SAFETY IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
9 - 11 June 1997, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

For further information contact:
Secretariat of the ISSA Chemistry Section, c/o Chemie,
Kruffirsten-Ardage 62, D-69115. Heidelberg, Germany
Tel.: +49 6221523 498
Fax: +49 6221523 420

THE FIRST JOINT RUSSIAN-AMERICAN MEETING
ON BURNS AND FIRE DISASTERS
in association with the MBC
16 - 18 June 1997, St. Petersburg, Russia
19 - 20 June 1997, Moscow, Russia

Topics
Epidemiology
Organized Relief, Management
Pathophysiology
Immediate Care, First Aid Inhalation Trauma Massive Bum Therapy Wound Management Reconstructive Surgery Bum Disaster Management

For further information contact:
Scientific Secretariat O.D. Dmitrienko, Thermal Injuries, St.Petersburg Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education,
41, Saltykov-Tschedrin sit., St.Petersburg, 191015 Russia
Tel.: +7(812)314 22 33 - Fax: +7(812)273 00 39
or Dr. Andrew M.Munster, Baltimore Regional Burn Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center,
4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA
Tel.: (410)550-0886;
Fax: (410)550-1165

8TH CONGRESS EUROPEAN SECTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION FOR PLASTIC, RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY
22 - 25 June 1997, Lisbon, Portugal

Topics:
Congenital anomalies
Hand surgery
Craniofacial surgery Bums tumours Transsexualism Microsurgery
Aesthetic surgery
Biomaterials
Endoscopic surgery
Breast reconstruction.

For further information contact:
Secretariat, Meeting point, Quinta De Santa Marta, Sala 9, 1945 Alg6s,
Lisboa (Portugal)
Tel.: (351.1) 412 08 88 or 410 82 94
Fax: (351.1) 412 02 04

5TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE STUDY GROUP
THE SEVERELY BURNED CHILD
28 June 1997, Kassell, Germany

For further information contact:
R. Tekin and C. Schiestl, Children's Hospital Park Schbnfield, Paediatric
Surgery. Paediatric Burn Centre, Frankfurterstr, 167, 34121 Kassell,
Germany
Tel.: 05619285124
Fax: 05619285140

37TH WORLD CONGRESS SURGERY INTERNATIONAL SURGICAL WEEK 1997
24 - 30 August 1997, Acapulco, Mexico

For further information contact:
Congress Secretariat 15W97, B.P.Servimed S.A. de C.V.
Insurgentes Sur 1188-5' piso
Col. del Valle, 03210 Mexico D.F., Mexico
Tel.: +525 575 99 31 or +525 575 98 61
Fax: +525 559 94 97
E mail: 7417.1434@compuserve.com

THE FOURTH CONGRESS OF PAN-ARAB
ASSOCIATION FOR BURNS AND PLASTC SURGERY (PABPS)
THE SECOND CONGRESS OF THE SYRIAN AESTHETIC RECONSTRUCTIVE
AND BURN ASSOCIATION (SERBA)
17 - 21 September 1997, Aleppo, Syria

Topics:
New trends in plastic and aesthetic surgery
Head and neck surgery
Reconstruction of the upper and lower extremity
Burn management and prevention
Disaster and emergency medicine
Congenital deformities

For further information contact:
President of PABPS: Dr. A. Dayoub, Aleppo, Syria
Tel.: (963-21) 641501/2 or 218044
Fax: (963-21) 644900 P.O. Box: 6657

or LUNA TRAVEL & TOURISM Mr. Mabmoud Issa Damascus, Syria
Tel.: (963-11) 2227247 or 2248887
Fax:(963-11) 2239606
P.O. Box: 7269

EUROPEAN BURNS ASSOCIATION 7TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS
18 - 20 September 1997, Leuven, Belgium

Topics:
First week treatment
Fluid Therapy
Keratinocytes
Inhalation Injury
Typical Aspects of Burns in children
Pain Treatment

For further information contact:
W.D. Boeckx, M.D., Ph.D.; Local Organizer
Bums Unit
University Hospital Gasthuisberg
Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven - Belgium
Tel.: +32. 16. 348721;
Fax: +32. 16. 348723

WADEM
10TH WORLD CONGRESS ON EMERGENCY AND DISASTER MEDICINE
24 - 27 September 1997, Mainz, Germany

For further information contact:
Prof. Dr. W. Dick, VJinik ftir Andsthesiologie, Johannes Gutenberg
Universitdt, Langenbeckstr. I
D-55131 Mainz, Germany
Tel.: 49 6131 177117
Fax: 49-6131-176649

1998

10TH ISBI QUADRENNIAL CONGRESS
1 - 6 November 1998, Jerusalem, Israel

For further information contact:
Arieh Eldad, Chairman, Organizing
Committee, Kfar Adumin 90618, Israel
Fax: +982.2.434434




 

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