Spring Meeting 2019 Information

ABCD Hospitality and Registration Desk

The ABCD registration and hospitality desk will be located in the Babbage (ground floor) throughout the meeting. Upon registration, you will receive your conference pack and badge. We request that you please wear your badge throughout the meeting. The conference organising team will be based at these desks throughout the conference should you have any queries.


You will need to make your own accommodation booking should you require it. There are a number of hotels in and around Loughborough offering a range of prices and styles. Burleigh Court and the Link Hotel are located on the University campus.

We have a small allocation of rooms at Burleigh Court Hotel available for delegates to book. This hotel is located on the University site, a short walk from the Conference Centre. Rooms are available forthe nights of 15th May and 16th May at £105 per night including breakfast and VAT. To book one of these rooms please call or email the hotel reservation team  - (01509) 633033 or beds@welcometoimago.com - quoting booking reference 317226. Please note these rooms are available on a first come first served basis. The allocation of rooms will be held until 15th April after which any unsold rooms will be released.

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'ABCD Spring Meeting' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s) (code: 125507). Registers will be available to sign at the end of the meeting and certificates of attendance will be emailed after the event. Please note that if you do not sign the register we are not able to give you a certificate of attendance.

Cancellation and refunds

In the event of cancellation, delegate fees are only refundable until 16 April 2019. After this date no refunds will be issued. All refunds are subject to a £10 administration fee.


Your delegate fee includes tea and coffee at designated breaks and a buffet lunch. We will endeavour to cater for any dietary requirements that have been specified to us beforehand.


Should you have any problems or queries please contact the ABCD Secretariat on 01675 477602 or by email at eliseharvey@redhotirons.com.

Meeting Rooms

All meeting rooms are located in the Holywell Park Conference Centre on the Loughborough University Campus.
Main Meeting room       Stephenson                        
Exhibition & catering     Babbage                       
Reception and dinner    Turing


This meeting has been generously sponsored by unrestricted educational grants from the following organisations:

ABCD Gold pharma sponsors: Napp Pharmaceuticals Ltd,Novo Nordisk Ltd, Sanofi Diabetes.
ABCD Silver pharma sponsors:  Lilly Diabetes, Takeda UK Ltd
ABCD Bronze pharma supporters: AstraZeneca, Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd

ABCD Gold pump and device supporters: Abbott Diabetes Care, Roche Diabetes Care.
ABCD Silver pump and device supporters: Medtronic Ltd
ABCD Bronze pump and device supporters: Dexcom, Insulet International Ltd

Please take time to visit their stands during the breaks.
The sponsoring companies have not had any editorial input into the agenda or material being presented with the exception of the sponsored session that is labelled as such.


Free wifi is available at the venue.