Autumn Meeting 2017

ABCD Autumn Meeting

British Medical Association (BMA House), London

9th and 10th November 2017


We are pleased to give you details of the programme for the Association’s Autumn Meeting to be held at BMA House in London on 9th & 10th November 2017. This meeting has been accredited by the RCP London  (6 CME points).

The programme starts on Thursday evening with registration followed by our customary opportunity to meet old friends and colleagues, and make new ones, at our reception and dinner at BMA House. As always on the Friday the main meeting covers a broad spectrum of topics of interest to all members.


You are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words, for the Autumn Meeting. Abstracts should be for a poster on any subject which might be of interest to members of the Association - diabetes, endocrinology or general medicine.

  • Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to display their work in the form of a poster at the meeting on 10th November, and those meeting the criteria for publication will be published on the ABCD and BJD websites.
  • The top 10 abstracts will be published in full in the BJD (subject to meeting the criteria for publication).
  • The top 4 abstracts submitted by SpR’s will be invited to present their work as a short oral communication at the Autumn Meeting. These will be judged by a panel on the day and the 'ABCD Best Research Travel Grant' (to be administered by ABCD) will be awarded to the winner to support the presentation of the researchers' work at a major international meeting. eg. ADA. (Note: This is separate to the ABCD SpR Training Award which is presented at the SpR meeting, and although you may submit your work for both meetings you can only win one award).

Abstract subissions for this meeting have now closed.

5th Niru Goenka Memorial Lecture

Submissions are invited from ABCD members appointed to their first consultant post within the last 10 years to give the 5th annual Niru Goenka Memorial Lecture at the Autumn Meeting. The remit of the lecture is to showcase pioneering work in managing diabetes across primary and secondary care. An honorarium, generously donated by the Goenka family, will be awarded. Submissions will be judged by the executive committee of ABCD - please send them to
Submissions for this lecture have now closed.

The successful candidate will be informed as soon as possible after this.


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