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ISPAD NEWS No. VI / July 2013
Dear ISPAD Members & Friends,

It's time for a new issue of your ISPAD NEWS to provide you with an update on current ISPAD activities

If you would like to comment on any of the newsletter articles, or to suggest possible future topics, please send us an email or get in touch with us through the ISPAD website. Your feedback is much appreciated!


ISPAD - Prize Winners 2013

ISPAD would like to congratulate all prize winners and would like to thank those whose grants have made these awards possible.

ISPAD Prize for Achievement
- Knut Dahl-Jorgensen
Supported by a grant from Eli Lilly

ISPAD Lestradet Award for Education and Advocacy
- Mona Salem
Supported by a grant from LifeScan Inc.

ISPAD Young Investigator Award
- Rachel Besser
Supported by a grant from Medtronic

ISPAD Prize for Innovation in Paediatric Diabetes Care - Reinhard Holl
Supported by NovoNordisk with their DAWN™Youth Initiative

The Alan Drash Clinical Fellowship - Terry Piloya and Antoinette Moran

ISPAD - Nominations for Office

Do you want to contribute more to ISPAD?

Elections for the following positions are due in 2013:

For 2013-2015 - ISPAD Advisory Council Members (4 positions available)
For 2014-2016 - ISPAD President and ISPAD Secretary General

Nominations can be submitted to the Secretary General until August 31, 2013.

For more information click here or contact us!
ISPAD 2013 - CME Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that:

The 39th Annual Conference of the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD 2013) is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),

The 39th Annual Conference of the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD 2013) is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 18 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

ISPAD Conference 2013 - Volunteers 
ISPAD 2013 is seeking volunteers to support pediatric diabetes experts during the conference and also assist with the handling of logistical tasks, which are related to this international scientific conference. We are looking for volunteers to help out over the four day event, and in the days leading up to the Annual Conference.

For more information about volunteer opportunities and how to apply, please click here. Applications should be made by 26th July 2013.

Accepted volunteers who fulfil the minimum working requirements, one full day or a minimum of 2 shifts, will benefit from a free registration. Please kindly note that we cannot guarantee a volunteer place for all applicants.

ISPAD Conference 2013 - Recognition Dinner

The ISPAD Recognition Dinner will take place on Friday, October 18 (19:30 until midnight) in the Queensgate Rooms at the newly renovated Clarion Hotel Post, which is centrally located in the City of Gothenburg and well-connected.

During this evening ISPAD prizes will be awarded to the nominees during the dinner. It will be an unforgettable evening to honor the outstanding medical achievements of the last year and we look forward to welcoming you all!

Tickets can be purchased online. Please see here for more details.

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Upcoming Events & Dates to remember

ISPAD Science School
for Healthcare Professionals 2013
39th Annual Conference of ISPAD

Date: October 13-15, 2013
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

For detailed information about the program and contact person please click here.

Date: October 16-19, 2013
Gothenburg, Sweden

More details about program, speakers, registration and the entire conference background, can be found here.

ISPAD Annual Events Calendar
These events and more can also be found in the ISPAD event calendar on the ISPAD website.

Click here for the ISPAD Event Calender
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