News media registration for the biennial meeting of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is now open. The 20th World Diabetes Congress will be held October 18-22, 2009 at Palais des Congrs de Montral (Montral Convention Centre) in Montreal, Canada.
One of the world's largest medical conferences, the 20th World Diabetes Congress is expected to draw 15,000 delegates, over 400 high level speakers and more than 200 national diabetes associations from over 160 countries.
The Congress will highlight the latest developments in clinical research, showcase new data on the diabetes pandemic, and promote political action to tackle the diabetes. The Congress not only attracts the diabetes scientific community of physicians, researchers, nurses and diabetes educators, it also welcomes people with diabetes, governments, health officials, the media, IDF Member Associations and industry.
See the Program - http://www.worlddiabetescongress.org/pages/programme
The International Diabetes Federation Media Office will host a full-service press room with Internet access, computers, telelphones, computers, photocopy and fax machines, and refreshments. Reporters covering from a distance can participate in press conferences by telephone. Access numbers and codes will be provided in advance. Webcast of key sessions and IDF press conferences will be available on the website with a time delay. For media registration, guidelines and other information please visit http://www.worlddiabetescongress.org/pages/world-diabetes-congress-media-page
|Contact: Kerrita McClaughlyn|
International Diabetes Federation