2016 ADIPS Annual Scientific Meeting - 26 to 27 August 2016, Gold Coast, QLD

The 2016 ADIPS Annual Scientific Meeting will be held from Friday 26 August to Saturday 27 August at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia. To register, submit your abstract and all further conference information, please visit the official conference website at www.adipsasm.org  or you can contact the Conference Organisers, ASN Events on 03 5983 2400.

ASM Dates:-

Friday 26 August to Saturday 27 August 2016

Venue:-

Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, QLD

Contact:-

ASN Events Pty Ltd
3056 Frankston-Flinders Road
(PO Box 200) 
Balnarring, VIC 3926 Australia
Tel: +61 3 5983 2400 
Fax: +61 3 5983 2223 
Email:  mp@asnevents.net.au

Conference Website:

You can access our Annual Scientific Meeting site at www.adipsasm.org or contact ASN Events on 03 5983 2400 for any further details regarding the ASM.

Important ASM Dates:-

  • Abstract Submission closes on Monday 20 June 2016
  • Early Bird Registration closes on Monday 20 June 2016
  • ASM Awards & Travel Grant supporting documentation is due by Monday 1 August 2016
  • Annual Conference Dinner will be held on Friday 26 August 2016
  • Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 27 August 2016

ASM Program Overview

FRIDAY 26TH AUGUST, 2016
Full Day Conference
Registration Opens at 8:00am
Welcome Opening at 8:45am
ADS/ADIPS Novo Nordisk Skip Martin Conjoint Plenary Lecture
Conference Dinner
SATURDAY 27TH AUGUST, 2016
Full Day Conference
ADIPS Plenary Lecture
ADIPS Annual General Meeting
ADIPS ASM Award Presentations

Please click on the link http://www.adipsasm.org/program/ for a more detailed ASM program via the official conference website. (Currently Full Program is not available) **Please note that the 2016 ADS-ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting program has been extended this year to conclude at 4pm on Friday 26 August 2016. See the ADS-ADEA ASM website for further details at www.ads-adea.org.au

ADIPS Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given to members that the Annual General Meeting of The Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society Inc (the Society) will be held at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia, on Saturday 27 August 2016. All financial members are welcome to attend the AGM.

ADIPS ASM Flyer

Please click here to download 2016 ADIPS ASM Flyer.

ADIPS ASM Grants and Awards

Graz Clock Award

For the best overall oral presentation overall at Annual Scientific Meeting presented by an ADIPS member. Must be a financial ADIPS member prior to closing date for applications.
Value 2016: A$600

The Emerging Investigator Award

For the best oral presentation at Annual Scientific Meeting by an advanced trainee, or a person enrolled for a higher degree (Honours, Masters, PhD, MD, FRACP) or any other presenter who could reasonably be considered “junior” or emerging. i.e. not an established investigator. Must be financial member of ADIPS prior to closing date for applications. In addition to submitting the abstract, applicant should email a brief CV and a supporting letter from his/her supervisor as attachments to the ADIPS Secretariat to admin@adips.org by Monday 1 August 2016. Can also receive a travel grant. If this person wins the Graz Clock award, the Emerging Investigator award is given to the next best emerging investigator. Prior winners of the Graz Clock are ineligible for this award.
Value 2016: A$600

Allied Health Presentation Award

For the best oral presentation given at Annual Scientific Meeting by allied health professional. Must be financial member of ADIPS prior to closing date for applications. In addition to submitting the abstract, applicant should email a brief CV and a supporting letter from his/her supervisor as attachments to the ADIPS Secretariat to admin@adips.org by Monday 1 August 2016.
Value 2016: A$500

Outstanding Poster Award

For the best poster presentation given at Annual Scientific Meeting. Must be financial member of ADIPS prior to closing date for applications. In addition to submitting the abstract, applicant should email a brief CV and a supporting letter from his/her supervisor as attachments to the ADIPS Secretariat to admin@adips.org by Monday 1 August 2016.
Value 2016: A$500

Travel Grant

A number (up to five) of Travel Grants will be awarded to the emerging investigators who have an abstract accepted for presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of ADIPS. The number and size of grants will be determined according to the number and suitability of applications and the funds available. Must be a financial member of ADIPS prior to closing date for applications. Applicant must be an advanced trainee or a person enrolled for a higher degree or a junior as described above (Honours, Masters, PhD, MD, FRACP). In addition to submitting the abstract, applicant should email a brief CV and a supporting letter from his/her supervisor as attachments to the ADIPS Secretariat to admin@adips.org by Monday 1 August 2016. Applications will be prioritised using abstract review scores.
Value 2016: A$500 each grant at council’s discretion.

The ASM Awards and Travel Grants will be presented during the ‘Awarding of Prizes’ at the conclusion of the 2016 ADIPS Annual Scientific Meeting in the Gold Coast, QLD on Saturday 27 August 2016.

2015 ADIPS‐Novo Nordisk Research Grants

These grants are an encouragement award in the field of Diabetes in Pregnancy. It may be suitable for a pilot study but it is not intended to fund large‐scale projects or salaries. Priority will be given to new investigators, novel submissions and proposals, which are not additional studies within existing funded projects. Priority will also be given to diabetes educators, midwives, dieticians, and other allied health professionals. Only grants deemed by the council subcommittee to be of sufficient standard will be funded. It is expected that the project will be completed within 1 year and the successful applicant should undertake to present the findings at the ADIPS Annual Scientific Meeting in the following 1‐2 years. Applicants must be a financial ADIPS member prior to closing date for applications.

This research grants available are for:

  • Scientific Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Education Research

Submissions should be of no more than 2 pages. They must indicate:

Title / Investigators / Institutions and Contact / Grant Category / Project Details / Significance of the Project

In addition, the following questions need to the answered:

  • Is this proposal a component or sub-study of a larger project with existing funding or where funding from another body has been sought?
  • Name of the administering body

Value 2015: A$6000 each grant. At the councils discretion two grants can be given to one category.

Grant applications should be sent via email to: Linda Valenzisi, Admin Officer at admin@adips.org

Closing Date of Applications: Applications have now closed

Please click here to view the 2015 ADIPS-Novo Nordisk Research Grant Flyer

The successful applicants will be announced at the 2016 ADIPS Annual Scientific Meeting in the Gold Coast, QLD during the ‘Awarding of Prizes’ session at the conclusion of the meeting on Saturday 27 August 2016.

To apply for the following awards and grants (Graz Clock Prize, Emerging Investigator Award, Allied Health Presentation Award and Travel Grants) please select the appropriate box during the abstract submission process when submitting your abstract for the 2016 ADIPS ASM in the Gold Coast, QLD via the meeting registration system.