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, tpoic, speaker, date, session type and keyword.

Access the scientific programme

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

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The deadline for abstract submission was 21 April 2017. There will be a late-breaking abstract submission period for authors to submit their break-through findings in the field of diabetes. This submission period is open from 14 to 28 July

Download the late-breaking abstract submission guidelines

IDF CONGRESS GRANT

IDF offers 100 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.

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

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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