The European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS)

The European Atherosclerosis Society is holding their next annual meeting in Lisbon on 5th to 8th May 2018. The EAS has offered to Ireland 3 free registration places for the meeting in Lisbon and a travel grant of €400. To avail of the grand IES members would have to become members of the EAS. For more information on this meeting please contact Professor Gerald Tomkin.

EAS 2018 Lisbon – join us

EAS grant

World Sight Day 2017

Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to announce that World Sight Day 2017 is being held at Riddell Hall, Belfast on Thursday, 12th October 2017 and registration is now open.

World site day is an international day of awareness to focus attention on the global issue of avoidable blindness and visual impairment.

The day will concentrate on diabetic eye disease and will feature presentations from a host of international guest lecturers who are all experts in their field.

Many of you attended last year’s event and it was a pleasure to have you there, your feedback was positive and very valuable to us.
We would be delighted to welcome you again.

Entry is free, but registration is required, please visit the conferences booking link by clicking here.

Programme: World Sight Day 2017 programme

23rd Irish Endocrine Society / RCPI Continuing Education Study Day 2017.

ABCD Spring Meeting 2017 – call for abstracts

ABCD Spring Meeting 2017

Titanic Belfast, 10th & 11th May 2017
This year’s Spring meeting is being held at Titanic Belfast, an outstanding venue in this wonderful city and just a few minutes from Belfast City Airport, served by short flights from the majority of UK airports.

The meeting will commence at 6.30pm on Wed 10th May with our AGM, the presentation of the Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Awards and a fascinating keynote speech by Patrick Bell, followed by the Association dinner, also in this magnificent venue. The following day promises a packed programme of talks from experts in their fields. Accreditation by the RCP London has been approved for this meeting (6 CME points). The draft programme can be seen HERE and on line registration will be opening very soon.

We will also be running our second IPN Meeting, following on from the hugely successful inaugural meeting in Manchester last year. This will run for a full day on Wed 10th May, also at Titanic Belfast. Further information is available HERE, and on line registration will open very soon.

Abstracts

You are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words for the Spring Meeting. Abstracts should be for a poster on any subject which might be of interest to members of the Association – diabetes, endocrinology or general medicine.

  • Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to display their work in the form of a poster at the meeting on 11th May and those meeting the criteria for publication will be published on the ABCD and BJD websites.
  • The top 10 abstracts will be published in full in the BJD (subject to meeting the criteria for publication)

To submit your abstract, click HERE

The deadline for receipt of submitted abstracts is midday on 21st February 2017

Successful authors will be notified by 15th March 2017.

Programme and further information about this meeting is available HERE

We look forward to seeing you at these future ABCD meetings.

New Technologies in Diabetes

3.30pm Registration

4.00pm Welcome
Chairperson: Prof Tim O’Brien, Consultant Endocrinologist, University Hospital, Galway

4.15pm New Paradigms for Young Adult DM1 Care
Prof Sean Dinneen, Consultant Endocrinologist, University Hospital Galway

5.00pm Diabetes Medications: Options & Opportunities
Prof Adrian Vella, Department of Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, USA

5.45pm Diabetes and Neurological Illness
Dr John Lynch, Consultant Neurologist, University Hospital Galway

6.30pm Coffee Break
Chairperson: Dr Cathy McHugh, Consultant Endocrinologist, Sligo General Hospital

6.45pm MODY in our Midst
Dr Bahram Jafar Mohammadi, Endocrinology & Metabolic Medicine, Oxford University

7.30pm Next Generation Artificial Pancreas
Dr Roman Hovorka, Director of Metabolic Research, Cambridge University

8.15pm Digital Diabetes
Dr Derek O’Keeffe, Endocrinology SpR, University Hospital Galway

9.00pm Close
Prof Tim O’Brien, Consultant Endocrinologist, University Hospital, Galway

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