IDF 2019 Programme

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The IDF 2019 scientific programme will will deliver 160 hours of scientific sessions, 300 speakers and 1000 posters, over 3 and a half days. With innovative and interactive sessions, the programme will provide top quality presentations from high-level speakers. Spreading knowledge to healthcare professionals in all fields of diabetes and at all experience levels, IDF 2019 will improve healthcare practice and enhance the lives of people with diabetes.

Download advance programme here.

Abstract Submission

The IDF Congress 2019 will be accepting abstracts on topics falling under the programme streams.

Abstract submission opens of 4 February and closes on 19 April. To view the abstract submission guidelines, please view the advance programme above.

Programme Streams

The IDF  2019 programme is comprised of 8 streams:

  • Basic and Translational Science
  • Clinical and Therapeutic Research
  • Diabetes and Women 
  • Diabetes Complications and Comorbidities
  • Diabetes in Society and Culture
  • Education and Integrated Care
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Living with Diabetes

Stream descriptions and learning objectives

Programme Committee


Chair: Edward J. Boyko, USA

Basic and Translational Science

Stream Lead: Young-Bum Kim, USA

Clinical and Therapeutic Research

Stream Lead: Raimund Weitgasser, Austria

Diabetes and Women

Stream Lead: Ronald Ma. Hong Kong, China

Diabetes Complications and Comorbidities

Stream Lead: Adel El Sayed, Egypt

Diabetes in Society and Culture

Stream Lead: Kun-Ho Yoon, Korea

Education and Integrated Care

Stream Lead: Sue McLaughlin, USA

Epidemiology and Public Health

Stream Lead: Anthony Hanley, Canada

Living with Diabetes

Stream Lead: Renza Scibilia, Australia

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View the Chair and Stream Lead bios

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