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21st Annual Global Investment Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 8 settembre 2019

Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE American: CANF) (TASE:CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that bind specifically to the A3 adenosine receptor (A3AR), addressing cancer, liver and inflammatory diseases, announced today the Company’s CEO Dr. Pnina Fishman will present at the H. C. Wainwright 21st Annual Global Investment Conference to be held on September 8-10, 2019 at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City.Dr. Fishman will present on Tuesday, September 10th at 3:00 p.m. in the Kennedy I room, 4th floor. Company executives will also conduct one-on-one meetings with institutional investors.
Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE American: CANF) (TASE: CFBI) is an advanced clinical stage drug development Company with a platform technology that is designed to address multi-billion dollar markets in the treatment of cancer, inflammatory disease and sexual dysfunction. The Company’s lead drug candidate, Piclidenoson, is currently in Phase III trials for rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. Can-Fite’s liver cancer drug, Namodenoson, recently completed a Phase II trial for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, and is in a Phase II trial for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Namodenoson has been granted Orphan Drug Designation in the U.S. and Europe and Fast Track Designation as a second line treatment for HCC by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Namodenoson has also shown proof of concept to potentially treat other cancers including colon, prostate, and melanoma. CF602, the Company’s third drug candidate, has shown efficacy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in preclinical studies and the Company is investigating additional compounds, targeting A3AR, for the treatment of sexual dysfunction. These drugs have an excellent safety profile with experience in over 1,000 patients in clinical studies to date.

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22nd Annual ‘Back to School’ Program

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 5 settembre 2019

To help students in need around the world return to school with confidence, Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) recently held its 22nd annual “Back to School” program. This year, the Company provided nearly 5,000 children with backpacks and school supplies at 32 Henry Schein locations in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, Spain, and Wales. Since the program’s inception in 1998, the Company has helped more than 50,000 children head back to the classroom with confidence.
Children who participate in “Back to School” also take home books and hygiene products donated by Henry Schein, and at many Company locations, first-day-of-school outfits purchased by Team Schein Members. The “Back to School” program is a flagship initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the Company’s global corporate social responsibility program. “Team Schein looks forward to the ‘Back to School’ program every year because it gives us an opportunity to give back to our community and help these amazing kids start another successful school year,” said Gerry Benjamin, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Henry Schein. “It’s incredible to think that the ‘Back to School’ program is more than 20 years old, but I believe I speak for all of Team Schein when I say our commitment to this program and these families grows stronger every year.”
The Company recently hosted a “Back to School” event for approximately 600 children and their families at its worldwide headquarters in Melville, N.Y. In addition to new clothes and school supplies, the children enjoyed dinner, games, music, crafts, and other fun activities. The children also received free books at the event thanks to the generous support of KPMG LLP – the U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm – through its Family for Literacy program and partnership with nonprofit social enterprise First Book. A video from the event can be viewed here.The company partnered with 10 local social service organizations to pre-identify the participating children and their families: Bethany House; Espoir Youth Program, Inc.; Family and Children’s Association; Family Service League; Hispanic Counseling Center; Madonna Heights; Nassau County Department of Social Services; The Raymar Children’s Fund; WellLife Network; and YES Community Counseling Center.

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5th Annual Immuno-oncology BD&L and Investment Forum

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 26 Mag 2019

Chicago, Illinois Friday, May 31, 2019 10:30 AM Waldorf Astoria Chicago Hotel, immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI), a privately held, Maryland-based biotechnology company, announced that the company will present at the 5th Annual Immuno-oncology BD&L and Investment Forum. Sia Anagnostou, Immunomic’s Senior Director of Corporate Development, will present a company overview and will discuss ITI’s recently expanded, investigational UNiversal Intracellular Targeted Expression (UNITE) platform and its application in immuno-oncology, specifically glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). ITI’s technology platform has the potential to utilize the body’s natural biochemistry to develop a broad immune response and is currently being employed in a Phase II clinical trial as a cancer immunotherapy.

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17th Annual Solar Cup

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 19 Mag 2019

As students from 40 high schools gear up for the 17th annual Solar Cup™, preliminary scores heading into this weekend’s contest show Costa Mesa High leading the pack, with La Puente’s Nogales High and Oxford Academy in Cypress trailing closely behind.Hosted by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition officially launches Friday (May 17) with boat inspections and qualifying for Saturday’s 90-minute endurance heats and Sunday’s 200-meter sprints at Lake Skinner in the Temecula Valley.While the head-to-head competition officially kicks off Friday, the contest started long before the students even set their boats on the lake. Over the past seven months, teams have been earning points for writing technical reports detailing how they built their boats’ electrical systems and drivetrains, producing a public service announcement promoting water conservation, and passing a technical inspection of their boats. These projects and other requirements represent roughly a third of the total possible points for the Solar Cup competition.In addition to earning high marks for both their technical reports, Costa Mesa High students garnered the most points for their public service announcement. The team’s creative video, developed in partnership with their co-sponsoring agency Mesa Water District, focused on the district’s water conservation efforts and shared effective tips for local residents to reduce their water use.Both Nogales and Oxford high schools also showed strong performances in all preliminary categories, earning second and third place for their PSAs, respectively. Using an effective and energetic narrator, Nogales High shared the benefits of planting California native landscapes, using their own high school campus as a backdrop. Oxford Academy presented information about Orange County’s water sources and California’s recent historic drought conditions to push the public to conserve more water. Metropolitan posted the top five student-produced conservation PSAs on the district’s Twitter account throughout this week.Prior to making qualifying runs Friday, the boats will be inspected and tested by Metropolitan and a technical advisory team from Occidental College to ensure they meet the program’s requirements and are safe and seaworthy. Saturday features two 90-minute endurance heats around a 1.6-kilometer course. The contest continues Sunday with the sprint races, closing with an awards ceremony in the afternoon. The single-seat boats, 16-feet-long, are built from kits of marine-grade plywood provided by Metropolitan. Teams equip them with steering, solar panels, batteries and motors producing up to 320 watts. The maximum weight, including the skipper, is 450 pounds.

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Altai Capital Responds to Amber Road’s Postponement of Annual Meeting

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 20 aprile 2019

Altai Capital Management, L.P. (“Altai Capital”), one of the largest shareholders of Amber Road, Inc. (NYSE: AMBR) (“Amber Road” or, the “Company”), today issued the following statement regarding the Company’s sudden announcement that it will postpone the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”), which was originally scheduled for May 7, 2019, by more than a month to June 18, 2019.“The unexplained decision of Amber Road’s Board to postpone the Annual Meeting appears to us to be a clear attempt to further entrench the Board and avoid accountability. We believe investors deserve the opportunity to voice, without delay, their frustration at the strategic missteps of the Company’s leadership. By delaying the shareholders’ right to elect directors at the appropriate meeting time, we believe the Company is perpetuating the pattern of self-serving actions and value destruction that have characterized Amber Road to date. We see no valid purpose for postponing the Annual Meeting and question the Board’s decision to do so only days before the scheduled date and after proxies have already been delivered to shareholders. In the absence of any explanation, we can only conclude that the Board is trying to buy more time to gather support they do not believe they have. As we have stated all along, Amber Road’s Board is in critical need of improvement—fresh, independent minds are essential to hold management accountable, to properly explore strategic alternatives and to provide shareholders with the transparency they deserve. This Board’s delay tactics only reinforce our concerns, serving as an acute reminder that the Company’s current Board, in our view, prioritizes its desire to stay in office over respecting the rights of its shareholders. To the extent that the current Board is deliberating on material decisions, we strongly believe that such deliberations should be conducted by a new, duly elected Board best-positioned to represent the best interests of all shareholders.

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18th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 9 aprile 2019

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKBA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for patients with kidney disease, today announced that John P. Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 18th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference Eastern Time in New York. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the company’s website at To access, please log onto the Akebia website at least 15 minutes prior to the webcast to ensure adequate time for any software downloads that may be required. A replay of the webcast will be available on Akebia’s website following the conference.
Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for patients with kidney disease. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit our website at, which does not form a part of this release.

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13th Annual User Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 13 marzo 2019

Many of the world’s top IP practitioners will come together for four days in March for a major industry event hosted by Anaqua, the leading provider of innovation and intellectual property management solutions. Under the theme of ‘Transform IP into Business Success,’ Anaqua’s 13th annual User Conference will be held at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida from March 25th-28th. The four-day event brings together IP professionals across the globe to collaborate and share key insights on how to further innovate and enhance solutions that will best serve the intellectual property management industry. Anaqua’s client community will join industry discussions, participate in training sessions, engage in networking events, and hear from business leaders and industry influencers as they share key trends, insights, and best practices. “We have the most innovative customers in the world who are shaping the IP industry,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of Anaqua. “Anaqua’s annual User Conference gives these leaders the opportunity to come together to share insights and best practices that will move the needle and enhance the ANAQUA platform. Together, we are innovating and enhancing the industry’s IP management solutions and services that make this year’s theme possible for the market, ‘Transform IP into Business Success.’”

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First Annual Franchise Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 17 febbraio 2019

The event is an internal conference, organised for Fantastic Services’ franchisees that will include growth and standard improvement talks, a special visit from the guest speaker Nick Stojic (former Head of Franchising for McDonald’s) and the Annual Fantastic Services Franchise Awards.
Fantastic Services is an international property maintenance provider based in the UK. The company was founded in 2009 and since then has developed more than 25 high-end services suitable for both domestic and commercial properties. With a focus on innovation and technology, Fantastic Services has shown to be a fast-growing franchisor as well – there are over 400 franchise units across the UK, the USA, and Australia.The company will be holding its First Annual Franchise Conference on 19th February to celebrate the Fantastic brand, to improve communication with franchisees, to include them in the planning of the strategy and to awards them for their hard work and excellent achievements.

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AIM Group International pubblica l’Annual Report 2017

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 27 settembre 2018

AIM Group International, agenzia leader nell’organizzazione di congressi, meeting ed eventi, pubblica l’Annual Report 2017 e annuncia risultati economici positivi.
I risultati più significativi raggiunti riguardano il rafforzamento del business, l’aumento della competitività in tutti i mercati di riferimento e un robusto sviluppo economico, così come previsto nel Business Plan 2015-2017 del Gruppo. Inoltre, nel 2017 AIM Group ha ampliato la base di clienti, con aziende del settore farmaceutico e non solo, e ha ulteriormente diversificato il business sia nei servizi offerti sia nelle aree geografiche raggiunte.Un altro successo ottenuto è la capacità di offrire servizi qualificati per i clienti in molti Paesi: grazie a ottimizzazioni organizzative e al new business, il network di uffici internazionali del Gruppo si è rafforzato, garantendo maggiore redditività.Per quanto riguarda, in dettaglio, i risultati economici, grazie all’ottimizzazione dei costi, all’efficienza organizzativa e allo sviluppo del business, il Bilancio Consolidato 2017 è positivo, con un EBIDTA di 2 milioni di euro e un fatturato complessivo di 87,5 milioni di euro, che superano i 100 milioni di euro includendo le società non interamente possedute dal Gruppo. «Siamo particolarmente soddisfatti dei risultati dell’EBITDA, che sono sempre stati positivi nella nostra storia e confermano la solidità della nostra strategia manageriale» sottolinea Gianluca Buongiorno, presidente AIM Group International.

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The second annual Military Influencer Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 21 agosto 2018

Hundreds of entrepreneurs, influencers and leaders from the military and veteran community will connect with experts from national brands and top media conglomerates at the second annual Military Influencer Conference (MIC), September 23-25 in Orlando, Florida. At this largest event of its kind, veteran and spouse participants have a unique opportunity to take part in immersive, hands-on workshops and learn proven strategies and techniques for growing their own brands and businesses. MIC is managed by its founder, retired Army veteran Curtez Riggs, who saw an opportunity to bring together business people who are passionate about supporting ‘vet-entrepreneurs’ and want to help them cultivate new audiences, tell their stories and build communities.
“The Military Influencer Conference is the best place for emerging and seasoned entrepreneurs to network, learn and grow their brands and skillsets. We’re proud to provide this platform for veterans and spouses to help them transition into being leaders in business and entrepreneurship by offering expert speakers and the best advice and resources available,” said Curtez Riggs.
Keynote speakers have a deep connection with and desire to support the military and veteran community. They include: Jim Koch, Founder and Brewer of Samuel Adams; Mark L. Rockefeller, CEO and Co-founder StreetShares; Evan Hafer, President Black Rifle Coffee Company; Janine Boldrin, Managing Editor, Military Spouse Magazine; Tony Perez, VP of Product Management GoDaddy; and David Gale, Co-Founder & CEO We Are The Mighty.This year, the conference also will include The Veteran Small Business Award: Food & Beverage Edition, a Roundtable for Military and Veteran Service Organizations, and an Influencer Marketplace where brands will have a chance to connect with, interview and hire influencers. Educational sessions include How to Start and Grow Your Business, Launching and Monetizing Digital Projects and Building Your Personal Brand.Presented by USAA, this year’s conference will be hosted at Rosen Shingle Creek. Ticket information is available at Follow #MICOrlando for ongoing updates.MIC Orlando is also sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal, Aetna, StreetShares Foundation, Samuel Adams, Military By Owner, GovX, Crosby Marketing Communications, The Veterans Trust, Military Fresh Network, Life Flip Media, Amazon, Blue Star Families, Team RWB, US Vet Life, Codeup, and Sucuri.

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3rd Annual Iranian Aviation Symposium

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 14 febbraio 2018

Tehran, Iran – April 22nd-23rd, 2018 Following the success of the previous events in Tehran, the 3rd Annual Iranian Aviation Symposium will explore the latest developments in Iran’s aviation sector. This event will provide the platform for high level debate, exchange of ideas and information as well as unparalleled networking opportunities for aviation executives from around the world.Investment and business opportunities in Iran present a challenge for the industry. This major event will explore the latest developments in the aviation sector of this country and new business opportunities and challenges for operators and manufacturers. It is a unique opportunity for all participants to debate the future of aviation, discuss different business models, enhance their knowledge about the Iranian market, learn about regional infrastructure developments, and network with leading experts.The 3rd Annual Symposium will also provide a unique networking opportunity for aircraft operators and manufacturers, registries, banks, airports, law firms, financial analysts, leasing and finance companies and any aviation professional with an interest in the development of the aviation sector in Iran.

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Books-A-Million Partners with Children’s of Alabama to Celebrate Annual Superhero Month in October

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 1 ottobre 2017

BatmanNew York. Children’s of Alabama’s third annual Superhero Month returns to light up the lives of ill and injured children. This October, the uplifting “The Power of Children’s” campaign, presented by Books-A-Million, is back with encouraging activities to instill confidence, bravery and inspiration into the Birmingham hospital’s kids and families! The month-long celebration will take off Monday, October 2 with Mondays at the Movies and a Superhero Batman LEGO party – followed by a superhero meet and greet on Thursday, October 5. Later in the month, patients and their families will receive capes and masks, while being able to participate in arts and crafts with caped crusaders in the main lobby! Superhero month activities also include a superhero glow party in the room of magic, a superhero teddy bear clinic and wall sized coloring boards for patients to create drawings featuring their own superpowers. Superhero-themed events will continue throughout the month leading up to a special visit on Wednesday, October 11 from not-so-average window washers! “We are so thankful to Books-A-Million for their continued support of Children’s of Alabama and Superhero Month,” said Kelly Baker, community engagement coordinator for Children’s of Alabama. “Superhero Month allows us to take the time and celebrate our patients, staff and families for being the real-life superheroes that they are.” For more information on the Power of Children’s campaign or to donate, visit

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11th Annual European Union Film Festival in Toronto

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 12 novembre 2015

festival torontoToronto Sunday, November 15 – 8:30pm. Royal Cinema – 608 College St. Directed by Laura Bispuri Italy/Switzerland/Germany /Albania/Kosovo,  Drama, 90 min, Language: Italian/Albanian Cast: Alba Rohrwacher, Lars Eidinger, Flonja Kodheli
Hana Doda, still a girl, escapes from her destiny of being a wife and a servant, a future imposed on women in remote village life in Albania.  With the help of her uncle’s guidance, Hana appeals to the old Kanun traditional law and takes an oath of eternal virginity for the chance to  bear a rifle and live free as men. For the villagers, Hana becomes Mark, a “sworn virgin”.  But something restless stirs under these men’s clothes. Years later, the immense Albanian mountains and her choice now seem like a prison.  Mark decides to set out on a journey, too long put off. He travels to Italy, crossing borders into many different worlds: Albania and Italy,  past and present, masculine and feminine.

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The first Annual Report

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 30 luglio 2014

europeanCourtHumanOn July 29, the European Union borders Agency Frontex published the first Annual Report of the Frontex Consultative Forum on Fundamental Rights. The key task of the Consultative Forum, which FRA and the Jesuit Refugee Service Europe (JRS) have co-chaired since its inauguration in October 2012, is to provide advice to Frontex on fundamental rights issues. Core areas on which the Consultative Forum is consulted include the further development and implementation of Frontex’ Fundamental Rights Strategy and Code of Conduct.
Following its establishment, the Consultative Forum began by assessing which Frontex activities may give rise to major fundamental rights concerns, in cooperation with the Fundamental Rights Officer, Frontex staff and the Frontex Management Board. This resulted in a decision for the Consultative Forum to work on selected issues in the fields of strategic planning, joint operations, risk analysis and training.
The Annual Report provides an overview of the activities undertaken by the Consultative Forum in 2013 and contains the main recommendations made to Frontex and its Management Board, as well as the subsequent impact of these on the Agency’s work.

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Christie’s annual celebration of Old Masters Week

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 10 gennaio 2014

ChristieWill be distinguished by an outstanding selection of paintings, drawings, prints, manuscripts, sculpture and decorative objects from the 13th to the 19th century.Following the success of the inaugural Renaissance sale in January 2013, we are delighted to once again present a special auction devoted to the literary and artistic achievements of this golden age of European history. Led by The Rothschild Prayerbook, a masterpiece of Renaissance art featuring lavish and extensive illustrations by celebrated artists of the period, the Renaissance sale also features major paintings by Jacopo Bassano, Lorenzo Lotto, and Jan Provost and Lucas Cranach, among others.We will also present our annual sales of Old Master Paintings (Part I and II) and Old Master & Early British Drawings & Watercolors, which together reflect the incredible breadth and depth of European artistic traditions. Masterworks by Artemisia Gentileschi, Giandomenico Tiepolo, and Frans van Mieris. Several of the highlights boast a prestigious provenance, including Property from the Estate of Eric Martin Wunsch, and works from venerable institutions such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Toledo Museum of Art.A dedicated sale of prints by Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, one of the finest to remain in private hands, will be also be offered.
Old Masters Week is expected to realize in excess of $75 million with more than 360 lots. (Christie)

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17th Annual International Real Estate Congress

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 16 settembre 2010

Miami, FL  MIAMI REALTORS will host the 17th Annual International Real Estate Congress and the launch of the new International Property Show (IPS) at the Miami Beach Resort in Miami Beach, Florida on Saturday, October 30 through Tuesday, November 2, welcoming delegations of international real estate professionals from worldwide markets and featuring National Association of REALTORS Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. Known as “The Place to Do International Business,” the four-day, award-winning Congress will feature world-renowned speakers and presentations highlighting how local and U.S.  Realtors can reach the increasingly crucial foreign buyer as well as assessing the strength of the market and how Realtors can identify and take advantage of new opportunities. This year’s Congress features a new broker partnering event to connect U.S. and international professionals and build business relationships and referrals.  It includes a property show and three days of educational seminars, luncheons, networking events, and gala receptions showcasing some of Miami’s most beautiful luxury developments.
This year, MIAMI REALTORS will launch the IPS, slated for Saturday, October 30 from 10 AM to 5 PM and on Sunday, October 31 from 1 PM to 5 PM.  The show, a business-to-business event for international professionals that is also open to the public, will feature U.S. and international exhibitors from Miami, Brazil, France, Russia, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Central America, and other global markets.  The IPS offers a rare opportunity to visit and meet with exhibitors representing worldwide properties and projects.  Select international markets and investments will be featured in seminars highlighting their respective investment opportunities and properties for U.S. professionals and prospective buyers.
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS was chartered by the National Association of Realtors in 1920 and is celebrating its 90th year of service to Realtors, the buying and selling public, and the communities in South Florida.  Comprised of four organizations, the Residential Association, the Realtors Commercial Alliance, the Broward County Board of Governors, and the International Council, it represents 23,000 real estate professionals in all aspects of real estate sales, marketing, and brokerage.   It is the largest local association in the National Association of Realtors, and has partnerships with more than 60 international organizations worldwide.  MIAMI’s official website is

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