BIT's 2nd Annual World Congress of Diabetes-2013

Conference Report

BIT's 2nd Annual World Congress of Diabetes 2013 (WCD 2013), held in Hilton Xi’an, Xi’an, China from May 20-22, 2013 has gained great success. The theme of the conference was "Stride towards New Healthy Life". Many Keynote Speakers and a lot of Renowned Speakers from many countries attended this conference.
Many honored guests have made the wonderful presentations at the opening ceremony including: Dr. Chawnshang Chang, Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA; Dr. Michael Mark, Vice President, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG, Germany; Dr. Joan (Huaqiong) Shen, China Clinical Lead, Pfizer Inc., China; Dr. Zijiang Chen, Professor of Department of OB/GYN; Director of Center for Reproductive Medicine; Vice President of Shandong Provincial Hospital; Vice Dean of School of Medicine, Shandong University, China.
There were 6 Symposiums following the Opening Ceremony covering topics in fields including: Cell Biology and Molecular Diabetology; Diabetes Complication Syndromes; Diagnostics, Medical Devices and Clinical Practice; Diabetes Complication Syndromes and Drug Discovery; Healthy Nutrition and Functional Foods and Chinese Traditional Medicine; Diabetes Epidemiology, Prevention and Public Health.

After the conference many participants expressed their satisfaction with the content of the congress and had fine memories of Beijing. We believe that the next conference (WCD-2014) will be even better with the support and constructive suggestions.

Introduction to WCD-2013

The WCD 2013 has been specifically designed to include in-depth presentations on a myriad of hot topics, including Molecular Diabetology, Diabetes Complication Syndromes, Medical Devices, Diabetes Drug Discovery, Diabetes Epidemiology, Prevention and Public Health in the next decade. This witnessed a multitude of researchers, Diabetic experts, Endocrinologists, nutritionists converging at a common platform sharing new concepts and proposing new approaches in treating diabetes. WCD-2013 will provide the latest technologies to treat and prevent diabetes and its related illnesses.

Highlights of the Conference

  • 50 Sessions covering major hot topics in Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology
  • 200 Oral Presentations from Academic, Industrial Leaders
  • 50 Posters to Report Innovative Discovery and Applications in Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology
  • 30 Exhibitors to Demonstrate New Technologies and Novel or Robust Products for Commercialization
  • Creating a Harmony Environment for One-to-One Meetings with Key Decision Makers
  • Gaining Valuable Career Development Advice/knowledge
  • Providing Opportunities to Visit Chinese Natural and Humanistic Landscapes

keynote speakers

Dr. Michael Mark, Vice President, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG, Germany Dr. Joan (Huaqiong) Shen,
China Clinical Lead, Pfizer Inc., China

Renowned Speakers

Dr. Paolo Pozzilli, Clinical Research Professor, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Dr. Barbara C. Hansen, Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics,

University of South Florida, USA
Dr. Paul A. Fournier, Professor, the University of Western Australia, Australia
Dr. Kai-Lin Catherine Jen, Professor/Chair, Wayne State University, USA

Dr. Jiankang Liu, Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Dr. Qiu-He Ji, Director, Fourth Military Medical University, China
Dr. Mary F. Hebert,
Professor of Pharmacy, University of Washington, USA
Dr. Michihiro Matsumoto, Director, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan Dr. Ling Zheng, Professor of Pathology, Wuhan University, China
Dr. Hui-Xin Wang, Associate Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Dr. Dongmin Liu, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, USA

Dr. P.K. Chelikani, Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Canada

Exhibition and Poster

WCD-2013 provides an ideal platform to showcase your novel technologies and products in China. It is developed to offer comfort to delegates while maximizing exhibitor exposure, the coffee breaks and poster sessions will all take place in the exhibition area promoting frequent repeated opportunities for delegates to visit the exhibits.

Why Reserve a Booth at WCD-2013

  • To Meet Face-to-Face with the International Movers
  • To Meet with Key Decision Marker around the World
  • To Explore Business Opportunities in China and beyond
  • To Spotlight Advanced Technologies and Their Scientific and Commercial Applications
  • To Take Advantage of the Conference's Captive Audience and Networking Opportunities within the Exhibition Hall

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