Australasian Diabetes Congress 2020 (ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting); 26-28 August 2020, Brisbane, QLD


The Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) reaffirm their strong partnership as leaders in diabetes education, management and research.

The exciting and innovative program will bring together national and international experts to promote the exchange of the latest clinical practices and cutting edge research in diabetes. State-of-the-Art lectures, free communication sessions and clinical and scientific educational symposia, will all be appreciated by the 2020 attendees.

Dates:

Wednesday 26 August to Friday 28 August 2020

Venue:

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, QLD

Program:

The 2020 ADC Premliniary Program is currently un-available.

Please be advised the 2020 ADS/ADEA ADC will be extended into Friday afternoon. If you are planning to fly home on the Friday, please make suitable flight arrangements to ensure you don't miss the closing plenary session concluding at 3:30pm.

Registration:

Registrations will open for the 2020 ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress Feb/Mar 2020. Please visit the ADC website at http://www.diabetescongress.com.au/registration/ to register and for further congress information.

Abstract Submission:

Abstract Submission will open for the 2020 ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress Feb/Mar 2020. ADS categories for abstract submission are Basic Science or Clinical Science. Abstract submissions close TBC. To submit an abstract please vist the ADC website at http://www.diabetescongress.com.au/call-for-abstracts/

ADC Sponsorship:

To make enquiries into sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2020 ADC, please contact Think Business Events at adc@thinkbusinessevents.com.au

ADS GP Education:

Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points are available for GPs that attend certain sessions within the conference. The eligible sessions for 2020 will be made available closer to the time. There will be a form available at the registration desk at the conference for GPs to complete and to then receive the points.

Important 2020 ADC Dates to Remember:

2020 ADS Annual General Meeting

The 2020 ADS Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 27 August from 12:45pm to 1:30pm at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, QLD. All financial members of the Australian Diabetes Society are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting.

2020 ADS/ADEA ADC Save the Date Flyer:

Please click on the 2020 ADS/ADEA ADC flyer to download.

Contact:

Think Business Events

Think Business Events
Unit 17, 3 Westside Avenue
Port Melbourne VIC 3207
T +61 (0)3 9417 1350
F +61 (0)3 8610 2170
E: adc@thinkbusinessevents.com.au

Conference Website: 

You can access our Annual Scientific Meeting site at  http://www.diabetescongress.com.au/ or contact Think Business Events on 03 9417 1350 for any further details regarding the ASM.

18th ADS John R Turtle Diabetes CLinical Skills Training Course for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology

Friday 28 August 2020 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, QLD
(Please Note: This Course is by Invitation Only which trainees must register via the ADS website at http://diabetessociety.com.au/grants-ads-turtle.asp to attend and is only open for current 1st, 2nd, 3rd year Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology. Registrations will not be accepted for trainees not currently enrolled with the RACP or at the time of the ADC).

2020 ADS Australasian Diabetes Congress Awards
A number of awards and grants are available for ADS members attending the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress in Brisbane, QLD.

Please ensure that you indicate (tick the appropriate boxes) during the abstract submission process via the ADC website; if you would like to be considered for any of the ADS Awards.

Please see below for all ADS ADC Awards and Grants on offer for 2020:-


ADS POSTER AWARDS

ADS Poster Awards for both Basic Science and Clinical Research will be on offer during the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress in Brisbane, QLD. ADS Poster Awards are to the value of A$500 each.

Eligibility is as follows:
1. A financial member of the ADS (Paid subs for 2020)
2. Applicant must be an early career researcher
3. You must be standing by your poster at the time of the poster session
4. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work

To apply: Please click on 'ADS ADC Awards Application Form' and complete the online application form. Please ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

Applications Closing Date: TBC

ADS ADC Awards Application Form

 

ADS-PINCUS TAFT YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

The ADS-Pincus Taft Young Investigator Award is to the value of A$2000. The finalists will be categorised into Basic Science and the award will be given to the best oral presentation by a junior ADS member at the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress in Brisbane as judged by peer review and a committee appointed by the ADS Council.

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application
(Member must have joined as a member of ADS no later than May 2019 and Paid subs for 2020)
2. Applicant must not be more than 2 years beyond the award of a doctoral degree (PhD, MD) or fellowship (FRACP)
3. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work
4. Previous winners of this award are in-eligible to apply
5. Finalist applicants must present work of abstract submitted for the conference; if not they will be in-eligible to receive the award

6-8 applicants will be selected from abstracts to present in the ADS-Pincus Taft Young Investigators Session.

To apply: Please click on 'ADS ADC Awards Application Form' and complete the online application form. Please ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

Applications Closing Date: TBC

 

ADS PRESIDENT'S YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

The ADS President's Young Investigator Award is to the value of A$2000. The finalists will be categorised into Clinical Research and the award will be given to the best oral presentation by a junior ADS member at the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress in Brisbane as judged by peer review and a committee appointed by the ADS Council.

Eligibility is as follows:

1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application
(Member must have joined as a member of ADS no later than May 2019 and Paid subs for 2020)
2. Applicant must not be more than 2 years beyond the award of a doctoral degree (PhD, MD) or fellowship (FRACP)
3. Each applicant must provide a supporting statement including one signed by his/her supervisor or department head, indicating that the work presented is substantially the candidate’s own work
4. Previous winners of this award are in-eligible to apply
5. Finalist applicants must present work of abstract submitted for the conference; if not they will be in-eligible to receive the award

6-8 applicants will be selected from abstracts to present in ADS Presidents Young Investigators Session.

To apply: Please click on 'ADS ADC Awards Application Form' and complete the online application form. Please ensure that you have uploaded your supporting documentation. You must tick the box during abstract submission. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

Applications Closing Date: TBC

ADS ADC Awards Application Form


2020 ADS Australasian Diabetes Congress Travel Grants to Brisbane, QLD

A number of ADS Travel Grants will be awarded to junior investigators who have an abstract accepted for presentation at the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress in Brisbane. The number and size of grants will be determined according to the number and suitability of applications and the funds available. Applications will be prioritised using abstract review scores. It is anticipated that the awards will represent a substantial contribution to the individual's travel costs to the meeting.

Eligibility is as follows:
1. A financial member of the ADS for 12 months at the time of application
(Member must have joined as a member of ADS no later than May 2019 and Paid subs for 2020)
2. In training for a higher degree eg. PhD, MD, fellowship or medical specialty
3. Supported by a statement from the candidate's supervisor or department head indicating the nature of their present position and the availability of other sources of financial support for their travel to the Meeting
4. Travel Grants will be made directly to the member and not institution
5. Applicants from the residing city of the ADC, are in-eligible to apply

Note: Applicants must not be in receipt of a travel grant from any other body to attend the ADS/ADEA Australasian Diabetes Congress or a meeting in association with the ADS/ADEA ADC.

Applications Closing Date: TBC


To apply:
Please click on 'Apply for ADS Travel Grant' below and complete the online application form and please ensure that you upload your supporting documentation. The successful applicants will be advised in writing one week prior to the meeting and travel grants will be paid following the ADC. Please contact Linda Valenzisi from the ADS Secretariat for any further information by email to linda@diabetessociety.com.au

Apply for ADS Travel Grant and Upload Supporting Documentation