Newcastle Gateshead to host international conferences

Newcastle Gateshead has won its bid to host two major international conferences at the Sage Gateshead in 2013.

Newcastle Gateshead to host international conferences
Newcastle Gateshead to host international conferences
The International Ethological Congress (IEC) and the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD) are set to bring around 1,700 delegates to the destination.  

Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau head of business tourism Jessica Roberts said: "The destination’s two universities are at the forefront of research in a range of medical, technical and scientific fields. As a result, Newcastle Gateshead is well placed to attract national and international conferences for a range of associations."  

The IEC will take place in August 2013 followed by the EACD, which will take place in October.    

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