Meetings for Medical Writers

These are some of the web sites I use as sources for my meetings calendar. I select the meetings in New York, and also a few important meetings elsewhere.

(This list is really a worksheet for my own use, and includes some of my own idiosyncratic interests.)

Medical meeting sources

Medscape(by specialty, can't search geographically)

Newswise Calendar of Medical Meetings

U. Waterloo Meeting/Conference Announcements
Canadians with travel budgets. Worldwide emphasis. Not just medicine.

Nature Meetings Search

Doctor's Guide Congress Resource Centre

CME Events (continuing medical education) & Medical Meetings

Medical Marketing & Media
A Guide to Upcoming National Medical Meetings (every August)
List of largest medical meetings, with useful details, in PDF format. Best free list on the web.

Medical Meetings
Meetings Finder

Medical Events in New York City
Conference listings compiled with German thoroughness

JAMA Meetings of Medical Interest JAMA 284(6) 9 August 2000 or current issue

New England Journal of Medicine

Tradeshow Week
Search for professional meetings and trade shows generally, not just medical. Several meetings are usually going on every day in NYC.

Meeting City Times

Specific medical organizations

New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS)

New York Academy of Medicine
Calendar of Events

New York County Medical Society

Academic centers

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Rockefeller University Calendar of Events
More RU events

Memorial Sloan-Kettering patient and medical professional lectures

Columbia U. Calendars, Schedules & Workshops

Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Academic Departments

New York University School of Medicine

New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Commercial organizer of medical meetings

New York City Department of Health
Calendar of Events

Mood Disorders Support Group of New York City Lecture Series

Specific writers' organizations

Media Bistro (Laurel Touby's site)

American Society of Journalists and Authors

Society of Technical Communicators NYC

PRSA Technology Section

Intl. Assoc. of Business Communicators NYC

New York New Media Association

Association of Health Care Journalists

An annotated list from The Mining Company

Public Relations Society of America

NY/IABC (New York Chapter)

Center for Communication

Learning Annex TKTK

Magazine Publishers Association
Calendar of workshows. Too bad they're so expensive.


Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Center for an Urban Future Upcoming events

City Limits Events

CREED NY Calendar (events on the left)

Let's Talk Business Network, Inc.
Has a calendar of events including Ad Club

"Great meetings" as selected on the NASW listserv:

We once had a discussion on the NASW-CHAT email list about the most important science meetings to cover. These were the most important biomedical meetings.

Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology (FASEB)
American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
International AIDS meeting
Society for Neuroscience