Program in Detail

Program Highlights

Following our tradition, the bulk of the scientific program is dedicated to the presentation of selected abstracts, providing ample opportunity for participants to present their original research.

Peter Bennett Award Lecture, recognizing a major and longstanding contribution to the field of diabetes epidemiology.

Winner of 2019 Peter Bennet Award will be give the lecture.
Edward W Gregg, UK
Chair in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London
Formerly Chief of the Epidemiology and Statistics Branch, Division of Diabetes Translation, CDC, USA

Harry Keen Award Lecture, honoring a younger leader in the field of diabetes epidemiology.

Winner of 2019 Harry Keen Award Lecture will be give the lecture.
Andrea On Yan Luk, Hong Kong
Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Special Joint IDEG/WCPD Session: Preventing Diabetes and Its Complications, One at a Time


Confirmed Speaker

Endocrine disrupting chemicals and diabetes

Duk-Hee Lee, South Korea
Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University

Global Trends in Complications of Diabetes

Jessica Harding, USA
Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Risk Assessment and Registers to Improve Care

Juliana Chan, Hong Kong
Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Diabetes Registries

Sarah Wild, Scotland
Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh

Diabetes Registries

Dianna Magliano, Australia
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute

Big Data

Mark McCarthy, UK
Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford

Complications of Diabetes, the View from Korea

DaeJung Kim, Korea
Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Ajou University School of Medicine

Debate: 1h Glucose Should be Used to Predict Diabetes: Pro

Jaakko Tuomiletho, Finland
Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki

Debate: 1h Glucose Should be Used to Predict Diabetes: Con

Daniel Witte, Denmark
Department of Public Health, Aarhus University