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Popular Medical Conferences in France

Are you interested in participating in a medical conference in France, but don’t know where to start? Your search stops here! ParisByM has compiled a list of popular medical conferences by specialties all across France.

Medicine

The Medical, Medicine and Health Sciences (MMHS) is organized by Academic Fora and will be held from May 11 – 12, 2019, June 8 – 9, 2019, July 13 – 14, 2019, and August 10 – 11, 2019 at the Novotel Tour Eiffel Hotel in Paris, France. This medical conference in France will focus on vital issues in medicine, medical and health sciences in relation to other aspects of medicine. The goal of the conference is to support and encourage individual scholars to network, share, and possibly publish their work.

Medical conference Paris

The World Congress of Medical Informatics (MEDINFO) conference is organized by MCO Congress Group/Groupe MCO Congress and will be held from Aug 26 – 30, 2019 at Lyon Convention Center, Lyon, France. Over 63 countries participate! This year the conference will focus on interpreting health and biomedical data, supporting care delivery, and enabling precision medicine and public health.

Neurology

The Neurodegenerative Drug Development (NDD) conference is organized by Hanson Wade and will be held from May 21 – 23, 2019 at Hilton Paris La Defense, Puteaux, France. In the neurodegenerative field, multiple clinical failures which has made many realize that there is a need for discussion and debate between neurodegenerative drug developers to drive clinical success which is the main focus of this medical conference in France.

Medical conference in FranceThe 2019 International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders conference is organized by International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS). It will be held from Sep 22 – 26, 2019 in Nice, France. As mentioned on their website, the purpose of the MDS International Congress is to “share ideas, encourage interest among all those involved in the care and research of movement disorders, to participate in the activities of MDS, and to advance the related clinical and scientific discipline”. This year’s theme is, “Translating the Science of Movement Disorders into Clinical Practice.”

The 2nd International Conference on Neurovascular and Neurodegenerative Diseases (NVND-2019) is organized by United Scientific Group (USG) and will be held from Oct 28 – 30, 2019 at Paris Marriott Charles de Gaulle Airport Hotel in Paris. The goal of this conference is to bring together today’s global leaders working on various aspects of neurovascular as well as neurodegenerative diseases. This medical conference in France will comprehensively discuss new results, state-of-the-art methodologies and technologies, and candidate therapeutics important to the development of the next generation treatments. There is a group of speakers from more than 40 countries who will share their work.

Medical conference in France

The 58th International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Annual Scientific meeting is organized by BCD Meetings & Events and will be held from Nov 05 – 07, 2019 at the Acropolis Congress Center, Nice. ISCoS  promotes the highest standard of care in the practice of spinal cord injury for men, women and children throughout the world. This conference encourages delegates to share knowledge and experience as they research the new innovations within their fields.

Ophthalmology

Medical Conference in FranceThe European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER) Annual Meeting is organized by European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER). This year it will be held from Oct 17 – 19, 2019 in Nice, France.

The European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) is organized by the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) and will be held during Jun 13 – 16, 2019 in Nice, France. There will be multiple keynote speakers who will be sharing their experiences and new technologies. Each day of the conference will focus on a different aspect of ophthalmology.

If you need any help planning your trip to a medical conference in France, might it be for finding accommodation or for organizing side activities outside of the conference time, do not hesitate to reach out to ParisByM. We will be more than happy to help!

 

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Student Housing Paris

3 Tips for Student Housing in Paris

As a student studying abroad, you have a lot on your plate. Learning the customs of your destination and trying to find housing can be stressful. If you are ever studying abroad in Paris, ParisByM has compiled a list of things to keep in mind when looking for student housing in Paris to make your search a bit easier.

1. Research all types of student housing in Paris.

Student Housing ParisIt’s important to research and keep an open mind to all different options for student housing in Paris. Many students enjoy living in locations that resemble student dorms, such as the Maison Internationale d’Accueil. Other students like to sign a lease with Parisian apartment companies, such as Comforts of Home (pictured to the left). These companies offer single and shared furnished apartments for a low price. Many families in Paris also offer housing to students in return for nanny services. This provides students with the ability to live with locals and practice their French. There are multiple apartments for rent all across Paris, but you will want to make sure to start your search and secure your apartment way before your studies begin.

2. Use multiple sources.

While hunting for your ideal student housing in Paris, it would be best if you research multiple platforms to find the best place to live. You can research online, in newspapers or magazines, you can contact people you may know currently living in Paris, ask on study abroad pages and blogs, or ask your school’s study abroad office for help. Each option offers different prices and locations that best fit your budget and needs.

One source we don’t recommend using are rental agencies. Rental agencies in Paris can be expensive. They often have fees that are equal to one or two months’ rent. If you do decide to pursue an agency, make sure to ask questions and understand all the expectations of your agent and make sure they fully understand your needs and wants in your housing.

Student Housing Paris

While researching possible places to live, make sure to note what paperwork is required for each location. For example, if you’re a student renting an apartment you will need important paperwork, such as a letter from your guarantor in French. Make sure you acquire all these documents beforehand to make the overall process much easier for both ends.

 3. Keep an open mind to the size and location of your housing.

Student Housing ParisParis is a city with over 2.2 million people. Since there are many people living in one specific area, sometimes it can be difficult to find spacious homes throughout the city. Most Parisians live in apartments because there is no space to have a house near the city center. Some people are lucky to have a house inside Paris, especially in the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th district, but there are only a few. With that being said, when you are on the search for your student housing in Paris, it is important to make sure you pick the right size for your apartment. The majority of apartments in Paris, especially near the city center, are pretty small compared to apartments in other countries, such as the USA. The small apartments might not seem ideal at first, but make sure to keep an open mind because this is just another part of adapting to the new culture you are entering. Eventually, this small apartment will become your home and you will find ways to make it feel cozy and homey!

Student Housing Paris

If you are torn between two different housing locations, it’s a good idea to research the surrounding areas. Depending on your interest and needs, many times the proximity of grocery stores, public transportation, museums, libraries, etc. can be the determining factor of where you want to live. So, make sure to check out what the surrounding neighborhood has to offer! This will make your options clear and choosing your housing will be a piece of cake!

 

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Best Museums to Visit on School Trips to Paris

Interested in visiting museums on school trips to Paris? Paris is full of all kinds museums. ParisByM has compiled a list of some of the places you won’t want to miss out on!

The Louvre

School Trips to ParisOn school trips to Paris, the world’s largest museum is a must see! Not only is this a very beautiful and historical building, but it also houses some of the most famous pieces of art in the world.  During your visit you can see the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and the Great Sphinx. You will want to keep in mind that there’s far too much to see in just one day. To avoid being overwhelmed, make sure you decide what to see before arriving.

Centre Pompidou

School Trips to ParisThe exterior of the Centre Pompidou is unlike any other in Paris. The Centre Pompidou is known for many things, but most importantly it houses the National Museum of Modern Art. It is the largest modern art museum in Europe. The center also has a library with multiple levels that you can visit and explore. For a small fee, you can go all the way to the top of Centre Pompidou and see the beautiful city from above. This has to be one of the best views by far.

Picasso Museum

School Trips to ParisPicasso is well known by many all around the world! School trips to Paris provide the perfect opportunity to see some of his greatest pieces of work in a museum dedicated just for him! This includes works of art from the master, but also numerous pieces from his own private collection. Some pieces include Self Portrait and Celestina. The museum is located in the Marais District, so make sure to check out the neighborhood after you visit the museum.

Musee d’Orsay

School Trips to Paris

Not so long ago, this museum was once a railway station! It is a building rich in history and has many interesting pieces to see. It located on the left bank, along the Seine. The Musée d’Orsay houses many famous pieces of impressionist art, mostly from French artists.  You’ll definitely want to check them out on school trips to Paris.

Ateliers des Lumières

School Trips to ParisThe Ateliers des Lumières is an amazing opportunity to be transported into the works of arts. This is a large warehouse, located in the 11th district, where you are immersed in an artist’s work: the walls are covered indeed by large screens to show off the artists’ works of art, while some music adapted to what is shown is played. Often the shows last around 30 minutes, therefore the tickets are purchased for 30 minute intervals, but once inside, you can stay for how long as you wish. Every year, the Ateliers des Lumières displays different works of art from different artists, so make sure to check out the exhibitions online and see if they interest you.

L’Orangerie Museum

School Trips to Paris

Located next to the Place de la Concorde, this museum was once an Orangerie, meaning a greenhouse special for orange trees! Here you can observe Monet’s waterlily paintings displayed in two large rooms. There is also a lot to explore in the other parts of the museum, with a lot of  impressionist and post impressionist art work that you won’t want to miss!

Musée Rodin

School Trips to ParisIn this museum you can explore the works by the famous sculptor, Auguste Rodin. This museum is dedicated entirely to his works! Not only will you enjoy some masterpieces inside the museum, but also outside in the park surrounding the museum where famous pieces like The Door to Hell are located randomly among the green spaces.  Our recommendation is that you not only appreciate the interior and his famous pieces, but also take time to view the exterior and the green space surrounding the beautiful building. The most famous sculpture you might be familiar with at this museum is of a nude male figure sitting on a rock with his chin resting on his fist as if deep in thought, The Thinker.

 

 

This is of course only a short selection of museums that might interest your students during school trips to Paris, but the French capital and its surrounding are full of other options that are worth discovering.

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