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ADIPS/SOMANZ Joint Annual Scientific Meeting - 20-22 October 2017, Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT.

The organising committee invite you to join SOMANZ and ADIPS in Canberra 20-22 October 2017 for a joint annual meeting. Dr Robert Lindsay (Glasgow) and Professor Andrew Shennan (King's College London) are the confirmed international keynote speakers.

Registration and Abstract Submissionn is now open. Register today at www.adips-somanz.org

Key Dates

14 August 2017 – Abstract Submission Deadline - Now Closed

4 September 2017 – Early Bird Registration Deadline

20 October 2017 – Conference Commences

22 October 2017 – Conference Concludes

Contact:

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ADIPS Limited Annual General Meeting

The ADIPS Limited Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 20 October 2017 at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra at 12.30pm. All members are invited to attend.

 

ADIPS ASM Grants and Awards 2017

Graz Clock Award

For the best oral presentation overall at the Annual Scientific Meeting presented by an ADIPS member. Must be a financial ADIPS member prior to presenting.  No application required as all eligible presenters will be assessed and considered.
Value 2017: A$600

The Emerging Investigator Award

For the best oral presentation at the 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 a 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 toadmin@adips.org by 04 September 2017. The recipient 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 are ineligible for this award.
Value 2017: A$600

Allied Health Presentation Award

For the best oral presentation given at the Annual Scientific Meeting by an allied health professional. Must be a 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 toadmin@adips.org by 04 September 2017.
Value 2017: A$500

Outstanding Poster Award

For the best poster presentation given at the Annual Scientific Meeting. Must be a financial member of ADIPS prior to the 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 toadmin@adips.org by 04 September 2017.
Value 2017: A$500

Travel Grants

A number of Travel Grants (up to five) will be awarded to 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, the 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 04 September 2017. Applications will be prioritised using abstract review scores.
Value 2017: A$500 each grant at the Board’s discretion.

 

2017 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 2017: A$6000 each grant. At the councils discretion two grants can be given to one category.

Grant applications should be sent via email to: Suzie Neylon, Executive Officer at sneylon@adips.org

Closing Date of Applications: Monday 04 September 2017.

Please click here to view the 2017 ADIPS-Novo Nordisk Research Grant Flyer

 

The ADIPS Board gratefully acknowledge Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals in supporting these valuable research grants.

 

The successful applicants will be announced at the 2017 ADIPS Annual Scientific Meeting in Canberra during the Awards session at the conclusion of the meeting on Sunday 22 October 2017.

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 2017 ADIPS ASM via the meeting registration system.