World Diabetes Congress
IDF World Diabetes Congress
When: December 4-8 2011
The World Diabetes Congress is one of the world’s largest, health-related congresses, attracting 15,000 delegates, more than 300 high level speakers, and representatives from over 200 diabetes member associations from more than 160 countries.
The World Diabetes Congress unites the global diabetes community. This four day event provides an essential forum for the dissemination and promotion of leading scientific advances and the exchange of information on best practices related to diabetes care, education and advocacy.
Participants include physicians, scientists, nurses, educators and other healthcare professionals. At the Congress, you will also find government representatives, policy makers, people with diabetes, representatives from IDF member associations and members of the press.
The Invited Speaker programme will include interactive sessions and symposia with leading experts in the field of diabetes such as Professor Ele Ferrannini, Sir George Alberti, Professor Paul Zimmet and Professor Felicia Knaul.
In the next issue, you will find exclusive sneak previews of the following streams:
Clinical and Basic Science
Health Systems and Epidemiology
Education and Integrated Care
Life with Diabetes
Global Challenges in Health