March 2-5, 1994
The Third International Symposium on Osteoporosis: Research Advanced and Clinical Applications will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Sponsored by the National Osteoporosis Foundation, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, and the National Institute of Health, the symposium will provide an overview of current research and clinical advances in the field of osteoporosis. For more information, contact Sharon Alleyne, Director, Professional Relations and Education, the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 1150 17th Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; 202223-2226.
April 27-May 1, 1994
The Association for Death Education and Counseling's (ADEC) 16th Annual Conference will be held at the Red Lion Hotel-Lloyd Center in Portland, Oregon. Topics to be featured include the following: death as a result of cult affiliation; death and the Native American; AIDS and the challenge to mourn; and laughter in the face of death. In addition, The ADEC Education Institute will sponsor certification preparation courses and specialty workshops. Continuing education units, NBCC, nursing, and APA credits for the workshops and certification preparation courses will be offered. For more information, contact the ADEC Central Office at 203-232-4825.
April 27-May 1, 1994
The National Council on Aging's (NCOA) 44th Annual Conference, "Building Community: A Challenge for an Aging Society," will be held at the Washington Hilton and Towers in Washington, DC. The conference will include more than 100 sessions, including seminars, training sessions, workshops, and roundtables. For more information, contact the NCOA, 409 Third Street SW, Washington, DC 20024; 202-4796998.
May 2-6, 1994
The fifth SYSTED International Conference on Systems Science in Health and Social Services for the Elderly and the Disabled will be held in Geneva. The conference will explore the following topics: new models of service delivery; education of interventions and programs; workload measurement; deinstitutionalization; home care and aid; family caregiving; sheltered housing; and ambulatory and specialized home services. For more information, contact Jean-Claude Rey, SYSTED 94, Institut Suisse de la Sante Publique, 21 A, rue du Bugnon, CH1005 Lausanne, Switzerland; 41-21-313-24-24.
May 25-28, 1994
The Third International Family Nursing Conference will be held in Montreal. For more information contact McGiIl University, 550 Sherbrooke Street West, West Tower, Suite 490, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B9; 514-398-3770.
Submissions for Calendar listings must be received four months prior to the desired date of publication. Listings should be sent to the Managing Editor, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086.