Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting

is the premier meeting, rotating around the country, with invited international and national experts giving plenary sessions and focussed topic reviews. There are also scientific presentations by clinicians and basic scientists in oral and poster fora.

The Diabetes Nurse Specialist and Dietitians’ Special Interest Group Study Days, including a Podiatry Special Interest Group, Registrar Training Day and Primary Care Day will also be held here.

The 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting meeting will be held at the Distinction Hotel in Hamilton, 1-4 May 2018


Key dates are:


Registrations/abstracts open:  1 November 2017  Template in word format

Abstract closing date:  5pm 23 February 2018, no extension will be given  Apply here

Abstract template

Abstract decision advice date: 16 March 2018

Travel grant application: closing date: 16 March 2018

Early bird registration ends: 23 March 2018

Registrations close: 13 April 2018

Information and registration can be found at:  2018 ASM 

Research grants



 We have confirmed and look forward to presentations from our international keynote speaker, Dr Lori Laffel.


This year's meeting was held in Dunedin 2-5 May 2017

 Speakers were:

   Dr Amanda Adler               

   Dr Carmel Smart 

   Dr Roger Chen 

   Prof. Fergus Cameron

   Dr Bryan Betty         

   Dr Helen Paterson    

   Dr Brandon Orr-Walker




 2017 AGM

Reports  ACDN report

Past meetings:

2016 Reports   Treasurer's Report

2015 Reports: Consolidated


2014 Reports:



2013 Reports

2012 Annual General Meeting Reports:

Reports 2011...

The Physicians' Clinical Weekend

is a valuable learning experience for new and experienced clinicians, with challenging cases being selected for open discussion along with national diabetes issues.

Sponsored by NZMS and Novo Nordisk



Within NZ




 5th China Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension (CODHy)  11-13 May 2018

Arielle Grinshpan

Congress Secretariat – CODHy China

T: 972.3.566.6166
F: 972.3.566.6177

A comprehensive list of international diabetes-related conferences can be found at the following website of the Worldwide Initiative for Diabetes Education: