ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting; 30 August - 1 September 2017, Perth, WA


The Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) reaffirm their strong partnership as leaders in diabetes education, management and research at the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.

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 2017 attendees.

Dates:

Wednesday 30 August to Friday 1 September 2017

Venue:

Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, WA

Program:

The 2017 ADS/ADEA ASM provisional program is available at http://www.ads-adea.org.au/2017-program/

Please be advised the 2017 ADS/ADEA ASM 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 are open for the 2017 ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting. Please visit the ASM website at http://www.ads-adea.org.au/registration/ to register.

Abstract Submission:

Abstract Submission is now open for the 2017 ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting. ADS categories for abstract submission are Basic Science or Clinical Science. Abstract submission extension now closing at midnight on Friday 26 May 2017. To submit an abstract please vist the ASM website at http://www.ads-adea.org.au/abstracts/

ASM Sponsorship:

To make enquiries into sponsoring or exhibiting at the 2017 ASM, please contact Phil McShane from ASN Events at phil@asnevents.net.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 2017 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 2017 ASM Dates to Remember:

2017 ADS Annual General Meeting

The 2017 ADS Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 31 August from 12:15pm to 1:00pm at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, WA. All financial members of the Australian Diabetes Society are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting.

2017 ADS/ADEA ASM Save the Date Flyer:

Please click on the 2017 ADS/ADEA ASM flyer to download.

Contact:

ASN Events Pty Ltd
Level 1, 9/397 Smith Street
Fitzroy, VIC 3065 Australia
Tel: +61 3 8658 9530
Fax: +61 3 8658 9531  
Email: lm@asnevents.net.au

Conference Website: 

You can access our Annual Scientific Meeting site at www.ads-adea.org.au or contact ASN Events on 03 8658 9530 for any further details regarding the ASM.

15th John R. Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology:

Friday 1 September 2017 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, WA
(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 open for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology only. Registrations will not be accepted at the time of the ASM. Registration will open late May 2017)


2017 ADS Annual Scientific Meeting Awards

A number of awards and grants are available for ADS members attending the ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth, WA.

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

Please see below for all ADS ASM Awards and Grants on offer for 2017:-


ADS POSTER AWARDS

ADS Poster Awards for both Basic Science and Clinical Research will be on offer during the ADS Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth, WA 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 2017)
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 ASM 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: Applications have now closed

ADS ASM 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 Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth 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 an approved member of ADS from May 2016 and Paid subs for 2017)
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 ASM 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: Friday 26 May 2017

 

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 Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth 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 an approved member of ADS from May 2016 and Paid subs for 2017)
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 ASM 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: Applications have now closed

ADS ASM Awards Application Form


2017 ADS Annual Scientific Meeting Travel Grants to Perth

A number of ADS Travel Grants will be awarded to junior investigators who have an abstract accepted for presentation at the ADS Annual Scientific Meeting Perth. 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 an approved member of ADS from May 2016 and Paid subs for 2017)
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

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

Applications Closing Date: Applciations have now closed


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 prior to the meeting. 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