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Event :The World Diabetes Congress 2013

Dates :Monday December 02nd, 2013 - Friday December 06th, 2013

Location :the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
Melbourne, Australia

Type :Congress - International audience

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The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is pleased to announce that the 2013 World Diabetes Congress (WDC) will be held in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in Melbourne, Australia, from 2 to 6 December 2013. This is the second time in the IDF's 60-year history that the premier event for the diabetes field will be held in the Western Pacific Region, which has the largest percentage of undiagnosed cases and the highest number of deaths attributable to diabetes.


The IDF World Diabetes Congress brings together the whole diabetes community attracting over 12,000 scientists, health professionals, health ministers, policy-makers, industry, media, and people with diabetes and provides a global platform to share knowledge, the results of the leading scientific advances and practical aspects related to diabetes care, education and advocacy.


Over 350 speakers and 70 exhibitors will be given the platform to showcase their diabetes expertise, research and breakthroughs in the field of diabetes. Participants include educate physicians, scientists, nurses, educators, endocrinologists, diabetologists, research scientists and other healthcare professionals, as well as government representatives, policy makers, people with diabetes, representatives from IDF member associations and members of the press.

The biennial event will focus on a strong scientific program combined with debates, teaching lectures, workshops and presentations on the latest trends and discoveries in the field of Diabetes. Other related activities, including satellite symposia, exhibitions and affiliated events, will contribute to an exceptional opportunity for professional development and networking.

Beyond scientific research, the event will also strengthen the global diabetes community and link the work of member associations, people with diabetes, and health professionals to global advocacy to improve the lives of people with diabetes.

Speakers - Organizing committee


Anne-Marie Feltonb United Kingdom Chair
Pablo Aschner Colombia
Anne Belton Canada
Nam Han Cho Korea
Trisha Dunning Australia
John Grumitt United Kingdom
Michael Jones Bermuda
Sonia Kakar India
Ann Keeling Belgium
Kaushik Ramaiya Tanzania
Alexander Silverstein United Kingdom
Paul Zimmet Australia


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International Diabetes Federation
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an umbrella organization of over 200 national diabetes associations in over 160 countries. It represents the interests of the growing number of people with diabetes and those at risk. The Federation has been leading the global diabetes community since 1950

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Educate physicians, Scientists, Nurses, Educators, Endocrinologists, Diabetologists, Research scientists and other healthcare professionals, As well as government representatives, Policy makers, People with diabetes, Representatives from IDF member associations and members of the press.
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