Scientific Programme

The scientific programme of the IDF 2017 Congress will take place over 4 days with the aim of delivering worldwide diabetes expertise through varied and innovative sessions. It will consist of over 160 hours of sessions featuring 300 high-level speakers.

The scientific programme is now online and is the perfect tool to plan your congress experience. The online programme is fully searchable by stream, topic, speaker, date, session type and keyword.

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The online programme is subject to change and will be regularly updated.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The deadline for abstract submission was 21 April 2017. Selection results have now been sent out.

Late-breaking abstract submission is now open for authors to submit their break-through findings in the field of diabetes. The deadline for submission is 28 July, 23:59 GMT.

Abstract submission button 2Download the late-breaking abstract submission guidelines

Authors of late-breaking abstracts are not eligible to apply for a grant.

POSTERS

Abstracts for the IDF 2017 Congress are selected for either Poster Display or Oral Poster Presentation. More information on the types of presentation can be found here.

IDF CONGRESS GRANT

IDF offers young abstract authors the chance to attend the congress. The online grant submission closed on 28 April 2017. Results will be available by mid-August.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME)

Applications for Continuing Medical Education (CME) accreditation for physicians and other healthcare professionals will be presented to the national accreditation body and the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). EACCME credits are recognised by the American Medical Association towards the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA). It is expected that the IDF Congress 2017 will be accredited with between 20 and 22 hours of CME credits. CME certificates will be available to print in the registration area and online as of Thursday 7 December 2017.

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

The IDF 2017 programme is being developed by a committee of international experts led by Professor Nam Cho.

Meet the Programme Committee

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

The programme is split into 9 streams to provide informative and educational sessions for delegates involved in all areas of the field of diabetes.

The programme streams are:

  • Basic and Clinical Science
  • Science of Diabetic Complications
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Diabetes and Disasters
  • Diabetes in Society and Culture
  • Diabetes in Women and Children
  • Education and Integrated Care
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Living with Diabetes

View the Programme Learning Objectives

View the Programme Topic Overview

OFFICIAL ACADEMIC SATELLITE SYMPOSIA

International Diabetes Epidemiology Group

The meeting will address the key issues in understanding the epidemiology of diabetes. It will cover descriptive and analytic epidemiology, aiming to understand both the burden and etiology of both type type 1 and type 2 diabetes. View flyer - View website.

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