DOHaD is the International Society for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease and it aims to promote basic, clinical, public health and programmatic research into the early life and developmental origins of health and disease. http://www.mrc.soton.ac.uk/dohad/index.asp 
The 8th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD 2013) is the pivotal international congress which focuses on maternal and early life health/nutrition to reduce and address the burden of non-communicable diseases. Themed “From Science to Policy and Action”, DOHaD 2013 will attract a community of neonatologists, nutritionists , obstetricians, paediatricians and other experts dedicated to early life nutrition and maternal health, in a themed framework to advance the vision of DOHaD, by engaging with global policy makers and influencers, INGO’s and businesses.
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24 May 2013: Abstract submission deadline
31 May 2013: Early Bird Rate expires
Before 31 July 2013: Abstracts result notification