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18th International Congress of Endocrinology and 53rd SEMDSA Congress

Dec 01 - 04, 2018   |   Cape Town, Western Cape  South Africa
Specialties : Endocrinology
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18th International Congress of Endocrinology (ICE) and 53rd Society for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa (SEMDSA) Congress is organized by Scatterlings Conference and Events and will be held from Dec 01 - 04, 2018 at Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Conference Description:
The Programme Organising Committee is currently putting together a stimulating programme including cutting-edge academic endocrinology for basic scientists and clinicians as well as practical clinical sessions empowering doctors with the knowledge to optimise care for their patients with endocrine disorders.

This is the largest general endocrine conference to take place on the African continent and we invite our colleagues from around the world to take this unique opportunity to attend a landmark-setting conference which will help establish a legacy of optimal endocrine care on the African continent.

Congress Themes:
Themes that will be covered at the Congress include:
• Diabetes/Obesity/Lipids
• Cardiovascular/adrenal
• Thyroid
• HPA axis/Adrenal
• Reproduction Male
• Reproduction Female
• Bone/Calcium metabolism
• GH/IGF-I/Growth Factors
• Neuroendocrinology
• Pituitary
• Aging
• Pediatrics
• Receptors
• Special Initiatives

Pre-Congress Satellite Meetings:
• Pituitary Society Satellite Meeting will be held from Nov 28 - 30, 2018 at Spier, Cape Town.
• 17th International Congress on Hormonal Steroids and Hormones & Cancer will be held from Nov 26 - 29, 2018 at STIAS, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town.
• Emerging trends in the endocrinology of cardiovascular disease will be held from Nov 28 - 30, 2018 at Stellenbosch, South Africa
• Management of Diabetes during Ramadan
[in association with DAR (Diabetes and Ramadan International Alliance)]
Dates and venue TBC

Pre Congress Courses:
• Thyroid Ultrasound Course
• Insulin Pump Course
• Retinal Camera Screening Course

Special Initiatives Symposia:
• SI1: Federation of International Nurses in Endocrinology (FINE) Nursing Symposium
• SI2: Pan African Federation of Endocrine Societies (PAFES)
• SI3: Diabetes Educators of South Africa (DESSA) - a joint programme with FINE
• SI4: 4th Joint Global Symposium on Obesity
• SI5: South Asian Federation of Endocrine Societies (SAFES)
• SI6: European Reference Network on Rare Endocrine Conditions (ERN)
• SI7: Family Planning: Choices and Challenges for Developing Countries

Lunchtime Symposia:
• Novo Nordisk: Patient matters and new generation insulins will be held on Saturday Dec 01, 2018
Venue TBC
• Astra Zeneca: Title TBC will be held on Sunday, Dec 2, 2018, by Prof John Wilding in Ballroom West
• Servier: Early intensive glycemic control and its benefits to diabetic complications
Venue: Auditorium II
• Novo Nordisk: Key Learnings from Cardiovascular Outcome Trials - Prof John Buse
Venue: Meeting Room 1.61

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Gail Risbridger
Gail Risbridger

Reproductive Endocrinology

James Larry Jameson
James Larry Jameson

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Jean Claude N. Mbanya
Jean Claude N. Mbanya


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Venue Address

Cape Town International Convention Centre
Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Official Hotel

The Westin Cape Town,

Lower Long St, Cape Town City Centre,

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa 8000,

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