The Cabinet is a group of high-ranking government officials, typically representing the executive branch. It should not be confused with the Council of Ministers, an Executive Council, or an Executive committee. Cabinet is a group of senior ministers who hold very important portfolios. But Council of Ministers is a group of Cabinet Ministers as well as some other ministers. Cabinet is present inside the Council.
Cabinet (government)Government institutions
Republican National Convention
The Republican National Convention is the presidential nominating convention of the Republican Party of the United States. Convened by the Republican National Committee, the stated purpose of the convocation is to nominate an official candidate in an upcoming U.S. presidential election, and to adopt the party platform and rules for the election cycle.
Republican National ConventionRepublican National ConventionsNational Special Security Events
Flat racing is a form of Thoroughbred horse racing which is run over a level track at a predetermined distance. It differs from steeplechase racing which is run over hurdles. The race is a test of speed, stamina, and the skill of the jockey in determining when to restrain the horse or to impel it. The flat races in Great Britain are run over a variety of distances from five furlongs (1,006 m) to over two miles (3,219 m) and are generally called sprints, middle distance or stayers races.
Flat racingHorse racing
Cabinet of Canada
The Cabinet of Canada (French: Cabinet du Canada) is a body of ministers of the Crown that, along with the Canadian monarch, and within the tenets of the Westminster system, forms the government of Canada.
Cabinet of CanadaWestminster systemGovernment of CanadaNational cabinetsCanadian ministers
A community is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest-tier of local government in Wales. Welsh communities are analogous to civil parishes in England. Until 1974, Wales was divided into civil parishes. These were abolished by section 20(6) of the Local Government Act 1972, and replaced by communities by section 27 of the same Act. The principal areas of Wales are divided entirely into communities.
Community (Wales)Communities of WalesTypes of subdivision in the United Kingdom
Cabinet of the United States
The Cabinet of the United States is composed of the most senior appointed officers of the executive branch of the Federal government of the United States, who are generally the heads of the federal executive departments.
Cabinet of the United StatesCabinet of the United StatesNational cabinets
An academic conference or symposium is a conference for researchers to present and discuss their work. Together with academic or scientific journals, conferences provide an important channel for exchange of information between researchers.
Academic conferenceAcademic conferencesAcademiaConferences
A convention, in the sense of a meeting, is a gathering of individuals who meet at an arranged place and time in order to discuss or engage in some common interest. The most common conventions are based upon industry, profession, and fandom. Trade conventions typically focus on a particular industry or industry segment, and feature keynote speakers, vendor displays, and other information and activities of interest to the event organizers and attendees.
Convention (meeting)MeetingsSocial eventsConventions (meetings)
Fox hunting is an activity involving the tracking, chase, and sometimes killing of a fox, traditionally a red fox, by trained foxhounds or other scent hounds, and a group of unarmed followers led by a master of foxhounds, who follow the hounds on foot or on horseback. Fox hunting originated in the form practised until recently in the United Kingdom in the 16th century, but is practised all over the world, including in Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, Russia, and the United States.
Fox huntingBritish societyAnimal rightsFox huntingAnimal welfare
The term interfaith dialogue refers to cooperative, constructive and positive interaction between people of different religious traditions (i.e. , "faiths") and/or spiritual or humanistic beliefs, at both the individual and institutional levels. It is distinct from syncretism or alternative religion, in that dialogue often involves promoting understanding between different religions to increase acceptance of others, rather than to synthesize new beliefs.
Interfaith dialogInterfaithReligious pluralismIntersectionality
The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
The Protocols of the Elders of Zion or The Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned Elders of Zion is an antisemitic hoax purporting to describe a Jewish plan for global domination. It was first published in Russia in 1903, translated into multiple languages, and disseminated internationally in the early part of the 20th century. Henry Ford funded printing of 500,000 copies that were distributed throughout the United States in the 1920s.
The Protocols of the Elders of Zion1920 booksAntisemitic publicationsDocument forgeriesJewish Russian and Soviet historyAntisemitic canardsPolitical forgery20th-century hoaxesLiterary hoaxesReligious hoaxesConspiracy theories involving JewsReligious persecutionIntegrismProtocols of the Elders of Zion1905 books
An ecumenical council (or oecumenical council; also general council) is a conference of ecclesiastical dignitaries and theological experts convened to discuss and settle matters of Church doctrine and practice. The word "ecumenical" derives from the Greek language "οἰκουμένη", which literally means "the inhabited world", – a reference to the Roman Empire that later was extended to apply to the world in general.
Ecumenical councilEcumenical councilsEastern OrthodoxyChristian church councilsChristian termsAncient Christian church councilsOriental Orthodoxy
Annual general meeting
An annual general meeting (commonly abbreviated as AGM, also known as the annual meeting) is a meeting that official bodies, and associations involving the public, are often required by law to hold. An AGM is held every year to elect the board of directors and inform their members of previous and future activities.
Annual general meetingMeetingsFinancial economics
Public opinion is the aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs held by the adult population. Public opinion can also be defined as the complex collection of opinions of many different people and the sum of all their views.
Public opinionPublic opinionPoliticsCrowd psychologySurvey methodologyPolitical science terms
For multi-event athletic competitions see Track and Field Competitions, section "Meetings". In a meeting, two or more people come together to discuss one or more topics, often in a formal setting.
The Bilderberg Group, Bilderberg conference, or Bilderberg Club is an annual, unofficial, invitation-only conference of approximately 120 to 140 guests from North America and Western Europe, most of whom are people of influence. About one-third are from government and politics, and two-thirds from finance, industry, labour, education and communications. Meetings are closed to the public.
Bilderberg GroupBilderberg GroupOrganizations established in 19541954 establishments in the NetherlandsInternational nongovernmental organizationsInternational businessGlobalization
A town meeting is a form of direct democratic rule, used primarily in portions of the United States since the 17th century, in which most or all the members of a community come together to legislate policy and budgets for local government. The term has more recently been expanded to cover public meetings that draw people in a geographic area to discuss issues but not vote on any legislative or administrative action.
Town meetingLocal government in ConnecticutDeliberative groupsDeliberative methodsMeetingsLocal government in MaineCivil societyLocal government in the United StatesLocal government in VermontLocal government in New HampshireCommunity buildingGroup processesHistory of New EnglandVermont cultureNew EnglandNew England townsLocal government in Massachusetts
Freedom of association
Freedom of association is the individual right to come together with other individuals and collectively express, promote, pursue and defend common interests. The right to freedom of association has been included in a number of national constitutions and human rights instruments, including the United States Bill of Rights, European Convention on Human Rights and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Freedom of associationHuman rights by issue
This article is about the adult-education movement. For other uses of "Chautauqua," see Chautauqua (disambiguation). Chautauqua was an adult education movement in the United States, highly popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Chautauqua assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s. The Chautauqua brought entertainment and culture for the whole community, with speakers, teachers, musicians, entertainers, preachers and specialists of the day.
ChautauquaProgressive Era in the United StatesChautauquaHistory of education in the United States
Freedom of information legislation
Freedom of information legislation comprises laws that guarantee access to data held by the state. They establish a "right-to-know" legal process by which requests may be made for government-held information, to be received freely or at minimal cost, barring standard exceptions. Also variously referred to as open records or (especially in the United States) sunshine laws, governments are also typically bound by a duty to publish and promote openness.
Freedom of information legislationAccountabilityFreedom of information legislation
International Whaling Commission
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) is an international body set up by the terms of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW), which was signed in Washington, D.C. , United States, on 2 December 1946 to "provide for the proper conservation of whale stocks and thus make possible the orderly development of the whaling industry". In 1982 the IWC adopted a moratorium on commercial whaling.
International Whaling CommissionFisheries organizationsWhale conservationWhalingOrganizations established in 1946CommissionsOrganisations based in Cambridgeshire
World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference of 1999 protest activity
Protest activity surrounding the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999, which was to be the launch of a new millennial round of trade negotiations, occurred on November 30, 1999 (nicknamed "N30" on similar lines to J18 and similar mobilizations), when the World Trade Organization (WTO) convened at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Washington, United States.
World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference of 1999 protest activityNational Special Security EventsAnarchism in the United StatesProtests in the United StatesPolitical violence in the United StatesAnti-globalization protests1999 riotsCrime in Washington (state)History of Seattle, WashingtonWorld Trade Organization1999 in Washington (state)Riots and civil disorder in the United States
A revival meeting is a series of Christian religious services held in order to inspire active members of a church body or to gain new converts. Spurgeon defines revival meetings this way: "Many blessings may come to the unconverted in consequence of a revival among Christians, but the revival itself has to do only with those who already possess spiritual life. " . These meetings are usually conducted by churches or missionary organizations throughout the world.
Revival meetingCharismatic and Pentecostal ChristianityEvangelicalismChristian fundamentalismChristian revivals
Group psychotherapy or group therapy is a form of psychotherapy in which one or more therapists treat a small group of clients together as a group.
Group psychotherapyGroup psychotherapyPsychiatric treatments
The camp meeting is a form of Protestant Christian religious service originating in Britain and once common in some parts of the United States, wherein people would travel from a large area to a particular site to camp out, listen to itinerant preachers, and pray. This suited the frontier lifestyle well, as such areas often lacked traditional churches and offered few other types of diversion from work.
Camp meetingChristian termsChristian behaviour and experience
Friends meeting house
A Friends meeting house is a meeting house of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), where meeting for worship may be held.
Friends meeting houseReligious buildingsQuakerismTypes of church buildings
Union busting is a pejorative term used by labor organizations worldwide to describe a wide range of activities undertaken by employers, their proxies, and governments, which attempt to prevent the formation or expansion of trade unions. The word union busting may be overused in current vernacular to define anything that does not embrace unions such as automatic recognition, union dues, derecognition and more. Union busting tactics can range from legal to illegal, subtle to violent.
Union bustingLabour relationsTrade unions
2000 Camp David Summit
The Middle East Peace Summit at Camp David of July 2000 took place between United States President Bill Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat. Ultimately, it was an unsuccessful attempt to negotiate a "final status settlement" to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
2000 Camp David Summit20th-century diplomatic conferencesMiddle East peace effortsArab–Israeli conflictPalestine–United States relations2000 in MarylandIsraeli–Palestinian peace efforts2000 in IsraelArticle Feedback 5Israel–United States relationsYasser ArafatDiplomatic conferences in the United StatesIsraeli–Palestinian conflict2000 in the Palestinian territories2000 in international relations
A summit meeting (or summit) is a meeting of heads of state or government, usually with considerable media exposure, tight security and a prearranged agenda. Notable summit meetings include those of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin during World War II. During the Cold War, when American presidents joined with Soviet or Chinese counterparts for one-on-one meetings, the media labelled the event as a "summit".
Summit (meeting)DiplomacyDiplomatic conferences
Joint session of the United States Congress
Joint sessions of the United States Congress are the gatherings together of both houses of the United States Congress. Joint sessions are held on special occasions such as the State of the Union Address and presidential inaugurations. Meetings of Congress for presidential inaugurations are a special case called formal joint gatherings, but may also be joint sessions if both houses are in session at the time.
Joint session of the United States CongressLegislative branch of the United States governmentJoint sessions of the United States Congress
Plenary session is a term often used in conferences to define the part of the conference when all members of all parties are to attend. These sessions may contain a broad range of content from keynotes to panel discussions and are not necessarily related to a specific style of delivery. The term has been used in the teaching profession to describe when information is summarized. This often encourages class participation.
World Congress of Esperanto
The World Congress of Esperanto has the longest tradition among international Esperanto conventions, with an almost unbroken run of more than a hundred years. The congresses have been held since 1905 every year, except during World Wars I and II. Universal Esperanto Association has been organizing these congresses since the 1920s. These congresses take place every year and gather on average about 2000 participants (since World War II it has varied from 800 to 6000 depending on the venue).
World Congress of EsperantoEsperanto meetings
List of IOC meetings
This is the list of International Olympic Committee (IOC) meetings.
List of IOC meetingsInternational Olympic CommitteeOlympics-related lists
Town hall meeting
A town hall meeting is an American English term given to an informal public meeting. Everybody in a town community is invited to attend, not always to voice their opinions, but to hear the responses from public figures and (if applicable) elected officials about shared subjects of interest. Attendees rarely vote on an issue or propose an alternative to a situation. It is not used outside of this secular context. There are no specific rules or guidelines for holding a town hall meeting.
Town hall meetingLocal government in the United StatesMeetingsGovernment in the United StatesCorporatese
E-democracy (a combination of the words electronic and democracy) refers to the use of information technologies and communication technologies and strategies in political and governance processes. "e-democracy is concerned with the use of information and communication technologies to engage citizens, support the democratic decision- making processes and strengthen representative democracy.
E-democracyDirect democracyInformation societyNonprofit technologyDeliberative methodsElection technologyTechnology in societyPolitics and technology
Yearly Meeting is a term used by members of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers, to refer to an organization composed of a collection of smaller, more frequent constituent meetings within a geographical area. These constituent meetings go by various names such as Quarterly Meetings, which meet four times a year, Monthly Meetings, Area Meetings or Regional Meetings.
Yearly MeetingQuaker yearly meetingsQuaker organizations
List of Formula One Grands Prix
For other meanings, see Formula One Grand Prix. The following is a complete list of Grands Prix which have been a part of the FIA World Championship since its inception in 1950. Up to and including the 2012 Monaco Grand Prix, 864 World Championship Grands Prix have been held, including the Indianapolis 500 races which were a part of the World Championships from 1950 until 1960.
List of Formula One Grands PrixFormula One related listsFormula One Grands Prix
Event planning is the process of planning a festival, ceremony, competition, party, concert, or convention. Event planning includes budgeting, establishing dates and alternate dates, selecting and reserving the event site, acquiring permits, and coordinating transportation and parking.
Event planningSports eventsEntertainmentConventions (meetings)
Scrum is an iterative and incremental agile software development method for managing software projects and product or application development.
Scrum (development)ManagementProduction and manufacturingProject managementAgile software development
Graham Hancock is a British writer and journalist. Hancock specialises in unconventional theories involving ancient civilizations, stone monuments or megaliths, altered states of consciousness, ancient myths and astronomical/astrological data from the past. One of the main themes running through many of his books is the possible global connection with a "mother culture" from which he believes all ancient historical civilizations sprang.
Graham HancockPseudohistoriansPseudoarchaeology1950 birthsLiving peopleAlumni of Durham UniversityBritish non-fiction writersAtlantis2012 phenomenon theorists
A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or codefest) is an event in which computer programmers and others in the field of software development, like graphic designers, interface designers and project managers, collaborate intensively on software-related projects. Occasionally, there is a hardware component as well. Hackathons typically last between a day and a week in length.
HackathonSoftware developer communitiesInternet slangHacking (programmer subculture)OpenBSDSoftware development events
List of editions of Protocols of the Elders of Zion
This lists early editions of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, an antisemitic forgery purporting to describe a Jewish conspiracy to achieve world domination. For recent editions, see Contemporary imprints of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.
List of editions of Protocols of the Elders of Zion1920 booksAntisemitic forgeriesJewish Russian and Soviet historyAntisemitic canardsProtocols of the Elders of ZionLists of books1905 books
Council of Australian Governments
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is an organisation consisting of the federal government, the governments of the six states and two mainland territories and the Australian Local Government Association.
Council of Australian Governments1992 establishmentsGovernment of Australia
Monthly Meetings are, traditionally, the basic unit of administration in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). For some Friends (Quakers) a Monthly Meeting is a single Meeting (church), while for others it is a grouping of Meetings (churches) which come together for administrative purposes. Membership in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is with a Monthly Meeting.
Monthly meetingQuaker organizationsQuaker meetings
Meeting for worship
A meeting for worship is a practice of the Religious Society of Friends (or "Quakers") in many ways comparable to a church service. These services have a wide variety of forms, creating a spectrum from typical Protestant liturgy (one extreme of programmed worship) to silent waiting for the Spirit. A Meeting for Worship may start with a query; something to think about during Meeting. The query is most of the time based on one of the Quaker testimonies.
Meeting for worshipQuaker beliefs and practices
London Grand Prix
The Aviva London Grand Prix is an annual athletics event at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in London, England. Previously one of the five IAAF Super Grand Prix events, it is now part of the IAAF Diamond League. One of the highlights of the event is the Emsley Carr Mile, which dates back to 1953.
London Grand PrixAthletics competitions in EnglandSports competitions in LondonAthletics in LondonIAAF Diamond LeagueIAAF Super Grand Prix
The Baseball Winter Meetings are an annual event, held each December, attended by representatives from all 30 Major League Baseball organizations, more than 160 minor league baseball teams, various league offices, companies associated with baseball and guests from international baseball-playing countries for four days during the offseason. This is a time when many offseason trades and transactions are completed.
Winter MeetingsMajor League Baseball labor relations
Picnic horse racing
Picnic horse racing, or more usually picnic races or more colloquially "the picnics" refer to amateur Thoroughbred horse racing meetings, predominantly in Australia. The meetings are organized by amateur clubs, the jockeys are amateur riders, or sometimes former professional jockeys. The horses competing are generally of a standard insufficient to be competitive at professional meetings. They are often trained by hobby trainers.
Picnic horse racingHorse racing in AustraliaSports originating in AustraliaAustralian culture
Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact negotiations
Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact negotiations
IAAF World Challenge
The IAAF World Challenge is an annual global circuit of fourteen one day athletics competitions organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Started in 2010 it comprised the second level of athletics meetings over the season and replaced the IAAF Grand Prix.
IAAF World ChallengeRecurring sporting events established in 2010Annual athletics seriesIAAF World Challenge
Freedom of information in the United States
Freedom of information in the United States refers to the independent bodies of Freedom of information legislation at the federal level and in the fifty states.
Freedom of information in the United StatesClassified informationFreedom of information in the United StatesUnited States law
The Dartmouth Summer Research Project on Artificial Intelligence was the name of a 1956 undertaking now considered the seminal event for artificial intelligence as a field.
Dartmouth ConferencesDartmouth College historyArtificial intelligence conferencesPhilosophy of artificial intelligenceHistory of artificial intelligenceArtificial intelligence
Sacrament meeting is the weekly worship service held on Sunday in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Sacrament meetings are held in individual wards or branches in the chapel of the meetinghouse. The bishop or branch president of the ward or branch presides, unless a higher authority is present. Anyone is invited to attend, whether they are a member of the church or not.
Sacrament meetingWorship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints1830 establishmentsLatter Day Saint terms
Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group
The IMF and World Bank meet each autumn in what is officially known as the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group and each spring in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. Names of the two groups are alternated each year so a different one has top billing. The autumn meetings are customarily held in Washington, D.C. , United States for two consecutive years, and in another member country in the third year.
Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group20th-century diplomatic conferencesInternational Monetary FundAnti-globalization21st-century diplomatic conferencesInternational conferencesWorld Bank
30th G8 summit
The 30th G8 summit took place in Sea Island, Georgia, United States, on June 8 – June 10, 2004.
30th G8 summitNational Special Security Events2004 in international relations21st-century diplomatic conferencesAnti-globalization protestsHistory of Georgia (U.S. state)2004 conferencesDiplomatic conferences in the United StatesG82004 in Georgia (U.S. state)
Worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints include weekly services, held on Sundays (or Friday or Saturday when local custom or law prohibits Sunday worship), in neighborhood based religious units (called wards or branches). Twice each year The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds a worldwide General Conference.
Worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsWorship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Wenlock Olympian Society Annual Games
The Wenlock Olympian Society Annual Games, dating from 1850, are a forerunner of the modern Olympic Games. They are held each year in Much Wenlock in Shropshire, England.
Wenlock Olympian Society Annual GamesHistory of ShropshireMulti-sport eventsFounders of the modern Olympic GamesSport in Shropshire
The tiny hamlet of Ramsor (Methodist spelling) in North Staffordshire played a significant part in the origins of Primitive Methodism. Listed in the Domesday Book as Ramshorn, this ancient hamlet is a typical example of the depopulation of the countryside. Very little now remains of this village apart from a few farms and cottages. The Primitive Methodist Chapel is the only surviving public building.
RamshornVillages in StaffordshireEnglish MethodistsMethodism in the United KingdomHistory of Methodism
2006–2008 Juba talks
2006–2008 Juba talks
Singapore 2006 was a group of several concurrent events that were held in Singapore in support of the 61st Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. The opening ceremony and plenary sessions for the main meetings took place from 19–20 September 2006 at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre (SSICEC) in Marina Centre. The ministers of G8, G10 and G24 concided with the event on 16 September.
Singapore 20062006 in SingaporeInternational Monetary FundDiplomatic conferences in Singapore21st-century diplomatic conferencesEconomy of Singapore2006 in international relationsWorld Bank
List of World War II conferences
This is a list of World War II conferences of the Allies of World War II. In total Churchill attended 14 meetings, Roosevelt 12, Stalin 5.
List of World War II conferencesWorld War II conferences
Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions
Meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions. The acronym MICE is applied inconsistently with the “E” sometimes referring to events and the “C” sometimes referring to conventions. MICE is used to refer to a particular type of tourism in which large groups, usually planned well in advance, are brought together for some particular purpose. Recently, there has been an industry trend towards using the term meetings industry to avoid confusion from the acronym..
Meetings, incentives, conferencing, exhibitionsHospitality managementMeetingsConferences
Conservative Friends refers to members of a certain branch of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). In the United States of America Conservative Friends belong to three Yearly Meetings—Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative), North Carolina Yearly Meeting (Conservative), and Ohio Yearly Meeting.
Conservative FriendsQuakerism in the United StatesQuaker organizations
The Ralph M. Brown Act, was an act of the California State Legislature, authored by Assemblymember Ralph M. Brown and passed in 1953, that guaranteed the public’s right to attend and participate in meetings of local legislative bodies. The Brown Act, originally a 686 word statute that has grown substantially over the years, was enacted in response to mounting public concerns over informal, undisclosed meetings held by local elected officials.
Brown ActFreedom of information in the United StatesFreedom of information legislationLegal articles without infoboxesCalifornia statutes1953 in law1953 in California
Joint Mathematics Meetings
The Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) are a mathematics conference hosted annually in early January by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Frequently, several other national mathematics organizations also participate. The meeting is the largest gathering of mathematicians in the United States, with several thousand talks, panels, minicourses, and poster sessions each year.
Joint Mathematics MeetingsMathematics conferences
A prayer meeting is, as its name describes, a meeting of people for the purpose of prayer as a group. Prayer meetings are normally conducted by one or more members of the clergy. Prayer meetings usually occur at churches on days other than the normal day of worship (usually Sunday), and are sometimes scheduled weekly, often on Wednesday evenings. Church members are encouraged (but not generally required) to attend, and the public is usually welcome.
Prayer meetingReligious behaviour and experience
Fireside (LDS Church)
A fireside is a supplementary, evening meeting in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are usually held for a subset of members of a congregation or congregations in an area. A fireside is most commonly held on Sunday evenings, but may be held on any day of the week. They are often held in a meeting house, Institute of Religion or a personal residence, depending on the number of people expected to attend. Usually, refreshments are served afterwards while the attendees mingle.
Fireside (LDS Church)Worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsYoung people and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsLatter Day Saint terms
Meetings with Remarkable Men
Meetings with Remarkable Men is the second volume of the All and Everything trilogy written by the Greek-Armenian mystic G. I. Gurdjieff. A book of autobiography, Gurdjieff started working on the Russian manuscript in 1927 and revised it for several times over the coming years, eventually an English translation by A. R. Orage was first published in 1963. It tells the tale of the young Gurdjieff growing up in a world torn between his unexplainable experiences and the developing modern sciences.
Meetings with Remarkable MenBooks by G. I. GurdjieffAutobiographical novelsNovels adapted into films1963 novels
94 Meetings is the 21st episode of the second season of the American comedy television series Parks and Recreation, and the 27th overall episode of the series. It originally aired on NBC in the United States on April 29, 2010. In the episode, Ron is forced to handle 94 meetings in a single day due to an error by his assistant, April.
94 MeetingsParks and Recreation (season 2) episodes2010 television episodes
Stamp Advisory Committee
The Stamp Advisory Committee (SAC) is a committee to advise on the design of British postage stamps.
Stamp Advisory CommitteePhilatelic organizationsPhilately of the United Kingdom
Grand Hotel des Palmes Mafia meeting 1957
Over four days, between October 12–16, 1957, the American gangster Joseph Bonanno allegedly attended a series of meetings between some high-level Sicilian and American mafiosi in the Grand Hotel des Palmes (Albergo delle Palme) in Palermo, Sicily – the most splendid in town at the time. The so-called 1957 Palermo Mafia summit has become a legendary landmark in the international illegal heroin trade in popular Mafia non-fiction. The question is if it ever took place.
Grand Hotel des Palmes Mafia meeting 1957Organized crime events in ItalyMafia meetings1957 in ItalyHistory of the Sicilian Mafia
Not to be confused with Environmental agreements. Green conventions or green meetings are conventions which are conducted in ways which minimize the environmental burdens imposed by such activities. Green event planners apply environmentally preferred practices to waste management, resource and energy use, travel and local transportation, facilities selection, siting and construction, food provision and disposal, hotels and accommodations, and management and purchasing decisions.
Green conventionsSustainable tourismConventions (meetings)
Joint Statistical Meetings
The Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) is a professional conference/academic conference for statisticians held annually every year since 1840 (usually in August). Billed as "the largest gathering of statisticians held in North America", JSM has attracted over 5000 participants in recent years.
Joint Statistical MeetingsMathematics conferencesStatistical organizations
European Round Table on Patent Practice
The European Round Table on Patent Practice (EUROTAB) is described as "a pan-European group consisting of lawyers (including European Patent Office staff, and Commission, national patent offices) in the patent field", or a body where the national patent offices of the Contracting States of the European Patent Convention (EPC) and the European Patent Office come together to discuss differences in practice and see whether a harmonized approach is possible.
European Round Table on Patent PracticeLegal conferencesEuropean Patent Organisation
List of Bilderberg meetings
Since 1954 the Bilderberg Group has held a series of invitation-only meetings: The 1976 Bilderberg conference was planned for April at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia, United States. Due to the ongoing Lockheed scandal involving Prince Bernhard at the time, it had to be cancelled.
List of Bilderberg meetingsBilderberg Group
List of European Council meetings
This is a list of European Councils; the meetings of the European Council, an institution of the European Union (EU) comprising heads of state or government of EU member states. They started in 1975 as tri-annual meetings, but now take place at least four times a year and, in recent years, usually six times, either for a single day or for two days (see list below).
List of European Council meetings21st-century diplomatic conferences20th-century diplomatic conferencesEuropean Council
Meetings with Remarkable Men (film)
Meetings with Remarkable Men is a 1979 British film directed by Peter Brook and based on the book of the same name by Russian mystic, G. I. Gurdjieff, first published in English in 1963. Shot on location in Afghanistan (except for dance sequences, which were filmed in England), it starred Terence Stamp, and Dragan Maksimovic as the adult G. I. Gurdjieff. The film was entered into the 29th Berlin International Film Festival and nominated for the Golden Bear.
Meetings with Remarkable Men (film)Films directed by Peter BrookBritish drama filmsBritish filmsBiographical filmsPinewood Studios filmsFilms based on booksFilms shot in AfghanistanFourth Way1979 filmsBritish biographical filmsEnglish-language films1970s drama films
The tea meeting tradition is a part of the culture of Saint Kitts and Nevis and Barbados. Tea meetings feature music and performances that include comic speeches, stentorian oratory and songs. The performances are introduced by a chairman and vice-chairman, who are also performers themselves. The audience traditionally heckles the performers.
Tea meetingBarbadian cultureSaint Kitts and Nevis culture
Bohm Dialogue (also known as Bohmian Dialogue or "Dialogue in the Spirit of David Bohm") is a freely-flowing group conversation that makes an attempt, utilizing a theoretical understanding of the way thoughts relate to universal reality, to more effectively investigate the crises that face society, and indeed the whole of human nature and consciousness. It is named after physicist David Bohm who originally proposed this form of dialogue.
Meeting of the Waters
Meeting of the Waters
Joint meetings of the Australian Parliament
This article is about Joint meetings of the Australian Parliament. Australia has a bicameral federal parliament, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Subject to the Constitution of Australia, each House has its own rules, standing orders and procedures; its own presiding officer; and meets separately, at dates and times it alone decides. However, there are some occasions when the two Houses have come together as a single body.
Joint meetings of the Australian ParliamentJoint meetings of bicameral legislaturesParliament of Australia
List of meetings between the President of the United States and the Pope
This is the list of meetings between the President of the United States and the Pope. Meetings have been held at the Vatican and within the United States by twelve Presidents and five Popes since 1919.
List of meetings between the President of the United States and the PopeHoly See–United States relationsDiplomatic visits by heads of statePresidency of the United StatesLists relating to the United States presidencyDiplomatic visits by heads of governmentPope-related lists
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Mayo Clinic Proceedings is an American peer-reviewed journal published by Dowden Health Media and sponsored by the Mayo Clinic. It covers the field of medicine and was established in 1926 as the Proceedings of the Staff Meetings of the Mayo Clinic. It obtained its current name in 1964. Its 2008 impact factor is 4.811, ranking the journal 14th out of 107 in its ISI category "Medicine, General & Internal".
Mayo Clinic ProceedingsGeneral medical journalsMayo ClinicPublications established in 1964Publications established in 1926
Ecumenical meetings and documents on Mary
Ecumenical meetings and documents on Mary is a review of the status of Mariology in Orthodox, Protestant, Anglican, and Roman Catholic Churches as a result of ecumenical commissions and working groups.
Ecumenical meetings and documents on MaryChristian ecumenismAnglican MariologyCatholic ecumenical and interfaith relationsProtestant views of MaryRoman Catholic Mariology
Nobel Laureate Meetings at Lindau
The Nobel Laureate Meetings at Lindau is a scientific conference held yearly in Lindau, Germany, inviting Nobel prize winners to present to and interact with young researchers from all over the world.
Nobel Laureate Meetings at LindauNobel Prize
Seventh-day Adventist camps
The Seventh-day Adventist Church operates youth summer camps, and camp meetings for all ages, internationally. Each local-area "Conference" in the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists is in charge of running and operating their own camp. The ages of campers range anywhere between 7–17 years old, depending on the week at the camp.
Seventh-day Adventist campsSeventh-day Adventist summer camps
Gdynia Literary Prize
Gdynia Literary Prize (Polish: Nagroda Literacka Gdynia) is a Polish literary prize. It was established in 2006 by Wojciech Szczurek, mayor of Gdynia „The idea of Gdynia Literary Prize is to honour unique achievements of contemporary Polish authors which shall determine a strong and also permanent impulse to further intensify activities in literature and art in its broad meaning.
Gdynia Literary PrizeAwards established in 2006Polish literary awardsGdynia
International Congress Calendar
The International Congress Calendar is a calendar published since 1960 by the Union of International Associations (UIA). Previously published as a printed quarterly publication, since 2004 provided online here. It is one of the most comprehensive source of information on future international meetings organized or sponsored by international organizations. Over 15,000 are now included every year. All information is provided, or confirmed, by the organizations themselves.
International Congress CalendarInternational organizations
The open-space meeting or open space meeting is a generic term describing a wide variety of different styles of meeting in which participants define the agenda with a relatively rigorous process, and may adjust it as the meeting proceeds. A large meeting of this sort is called an open space conference or unconference.
IAAF Indoor Permit Meetings
The IAAF Indoor Permit Meetings, formerly World Indoor Meetings, is an annual indoor athletics competition organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
IAAF Indoor Permit MeetingsIAAF Indoor Permit MeetingsAthletics (track and field) competitionsAnnual athletics seriesIAAF competitions
The relational meeting is a primary organizing tool used by the Industrial Areas Foundation and other congregation-based community organizing groups including Gamaliel Foundation and PICO National Network – and also often in union organizing. It consists of a one-on-one, face-to-face meeting of two persons lasting at least 30 minutes, where personal topics and stories dealing with values, motivations, self-interest and life are discussed in an often confessional, cathartic sort of manner.
Relational meetingCommunity organizingCommunity building