20th Professional Conference & Annual Meetings

Edmonton, AB | November 1-4, 2017

The 20th anniversary Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference will be held November 1-4, 2017 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

The program will begin on Wednesday, November 1, at 2 p.m. with a pre-conference workshop and conclude on Saturday, November 4, at 4 p.m.

Special Guest Speaker

Opening Ceremonies
Dr. Theresa Tam
Chief Public Health Officer
Assistant Deputy Minister for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

Featured Plenary Sessions

Topic: Thirty Years of Incretin Biology
Dr. Daniel Drucker
Lunenfeld Tanenbaum
Research Institute Toronto, ON

Topic: Implications of the CANVAS Trial
Dr. David Matthews
University of Oxford
Oxford, England, United Kingdom


Topic: The Evolution of Insulin Therapy: Past, Present, Future
Dr. Matthew Riddle
Oregon Health & Science
University Hospital
Portland, Oregon, USA


Topic: Understanding the Fundamentals of Exercise and Diabetes
Dr. Michael Riddell
York University
Toronto, ON Canada

About the Conference

The scientific sessions offer researchers and health-care professionals a unique opportunity to share ideas and learn about significant advances in diabetes research, treatment and care. Over the course of four days, participants will receive exclusive access to more than 40 dynamic and innovative sessions, take part in engaging exchanges with industry-leading experts and expand professional networks with over 1,800 attendees.