The convergence of health care and technology is reaching an inflection point at a time when other pressures are putting the squeeze on medical meetings. How can they stay relevant in a shifting landscape?
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6 Technological Breakthroughs That Will Change Health Care
From AI to VR, here are six technological breakthroughs shaping the future of healthcare.
#MeToo: Sexual Harassment in the Meetings Industry
Since the business-events industry is female-dominated, you might think sexual harassment isn’t an issue. But a Convene survey — plus interviews with some of the respondents — shows that’s not the case at all.
#MeToo: A Closer Look at Sexual Harassment in Business Events
Exploring sexual harassment in the relationships-based business-events industry.
All Systems Go
The organizers of Cyber Security Week have to practice what they preach. Here’s how they handle data protection at their own event.
Are You Ready For GDPR?
On May 25, the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicks in for all individuals based in the EU. The GDPR is aimed at strengthening and unifying data protection — and according to Fox-IT’s Kelly Heij, a lot of companies may be underprepared. “I think there will be a lot of companies who
The Rights Stuff: Are You Licensing Those Video Clips?
If you’re showing unlicensed movie and TV clips at your meetings, the entertainment industry has a message for you: It’s piracy, and it’s illegal.
Small Destinations: Where You’d Least Expect Big Events
Rapid City, South Dakota. Paducah, Kentucky. Adelaide, Australia. They’re not big names on the international-meetings circuit — but their unique knowledge economies recently helped them attract premier global events.
Get to Know Your Conference City: Invite the Locals
The Society of Architectural Historians helps residents in its host city get to know their hometown a little better — by inviting them on exclusive tours.