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34TH WORLD CONGRESS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

world class International Convention Centre | Cape town, SOUTH AFRICA
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Title: 34TH WORLD CONGRESS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Oct, 18, 2018 to Oct, 22, 2018
Location: Cape town, SOUTH AFRICA
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 340 to 790 USD
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Event Venue:

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Accreditation:

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European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)

An application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net

American Medical Association (AMA)

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme


 


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca


 


Learning Objectives


Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.

Exchange ideas and knowledge in the field of internal medicine.

Evaluate the most recent research findings in the field of internal medicine.

Discuss the perspectives and challenges in internal medicine.

Discuss ideas and information in internal medicine critical / emergency care.

Discuss the latest developments in research and clinical practice in internal medicine.

Enhance the dialogue between internal medicine specialists as a means of further developing individual expertise.

Enhance programmatic collaborations to more effectively address regional, national and local responses to internal medicine across Africa and worldwide.

 


Disclosure and Resolution of Personal Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest. Disclosure information is evaluated and conflicts of interest resolved. Disclosure is made to participants prior to the activity. Participants will be asked on the evaluation to assess the objectivity and independence of the event.

WCIM 2018 Speaker Disclosure information will be available online one week before the start of the Congress.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,


It is with great anticipation that we present you with this invitation to the 34th World Congress of Internal Medicine for 2018. This meeting will be held in the beautiful city of Cape Town in South Africa at the International Convention Centre from 18 to 21 October 2018.


All aspects of Internal Medicine will be covered during parallel sessions presented by an exciting faculty drawn from experts across the international community. The aim of the meeting is to provide an excellent academic programme for the general physician but of a standard that the specialty groups such as Rheumatologists, Cardiologists, Pulmonologists and so on would also benefit. We plan to have posters from investigators in clinical as well as research areas and “Meet the Expert” sessions where we will encourage interactive discussions using interesting case studies to illustrate clinical challenges. We will endeavour to present state of the art symposia with updates on recent guidelines and developments across the spectrum of Internal Medicine.


Cape Town offers the visitor an array of tourist attractions and sporting possibilities for the adventurous. You are spoilt for choice between the sea, mountains, rivers and wine routes as well as amazing shopping experiences once the academic programme is completed. South Africa has many direct flights from across the globe so we can ensure you arrive with the minimum inconvenience to enjoy your visit. We will be reserving hotels within walking distance of the Cape Town International Convention Centre where the congress will be held. This is a world class convention centre offering superb audio-visual support, lecture halls and breakout rooms to accommodate all a variety of needs. It is close to the Waterfront, a major tourist attraction with many restaurants and shopping malls to cater for all your needs. We believe you will never forget this amazing experience and we invite you to reserve the dates, ensure you plan for early registration and we look forward to hosting you in our beautiful country.


Yours sincerely


Dr. Adri Kok


Congress Chair & ISIM President Elect

Speakers/Faculty:

DR. ELLIOTT ANTMAN

Cardiovascular

USA


Dr. Rodolfo Bado

DR. RODOLFO BADO

Cardiovascular, Ethics

Argentina


Prof Maciej Banach

PROF MACIEJ BANACH

Cardiovascular, Lipidology

Poland


Dr. Graham Cassel

DR. GRAHAM CASSEL

Cardiovascular

South Africa


Prof Richard Ceska

PROF RICHARD CESKA

Cardiovascular, Lipidology

Czech Republic


Prof Paul Dorian

PROF PAUL DORIAN

Cardiovascular

Canada

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Registration Cost
Type
Early Registration

2018-03-18
Late Registration From: 2018-03-19 To: 0--
On site Registration
International
595
680
790
Allied Health Professionals
460
530
630
Internationals Students
340
390
450

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:
Southern Sun Cullinan Hotel Main Congress Hotel
Accommodation Options and Cost

Hotel Name
Type of charge
Single
Room
Double
Room
Distance from Venue
Southern Sun Cullinan
Date range
250
350
Scientific Content Up to Date
Submission Info

Abstract Title is limited to 20 words.

Abstract Body is limited to 250 words.

Abstract Body only Arial font, size 12, using sentence case

Tables must be created in the system directly and cannot be added as an attachment.

Each cell has to be copied into the system separately.


Special characters will not be copied properly.

To insert special characters please use the “Insert Character” icon.

Text formatting is removed when copying the text.

To keep the formatting, please use the “Insert Formatting” drop-down menu as follows:

Choose “Line break” to continue the text in the next row.

Choose “New Paragraph” to continue the text after two rows. Please use this instead of the “ENTER” button.

Choose the relevant line from the list in order to format your text with the Bold/Italic/Underline options.

After entering the abstract title and text, click the “Next” button and preview your abstract with the final formatting. Make any necessary changes.

Abstract submission deadline 2018-04-30
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Note to all Poster submitters:


The abstracts accepted for poster presentation will be presented as E-posters (Electronic poster presentation).

Once your E-posters abstracts are accepted, you will be asked to submit them also as a PDF file.

Note that these presentations are limited to 6 slides, please do not include any transitions between slides.


Reviewing:


All abstracts will be forwarded for the Scientific Committee’s review. If an abstract is accepted, the presenting author must register.

Authors who submit an abstract but fail to register by Tuesday, 15 May 2018 run the risk of having their abstracts withdrawn from the Scientific Programme.

The abstracts accepted for poster presentation will be presented as E-posters (Electronic poster presentation)

Letters of acceptance will be sent. If you have not received any notification, please contact the secretariat: secretariat@wcim2018.com


Consent to upload Abstract, Presentation Material or lecture’s video

The Congress reserves the right to publish on the conference website:


Some or all abstracts in HTML or PDF format

Some or all of the presentations in PDF format

Some of all recordings/videos/photographs of the lectures

Important Notice to submitters


We will adjudicate each abstract presented, there is no limit on the number of abstracts which can be submitted by a participant

Please note: There are no sponsorship opportunities available for abstract presenters, we encourage you to contact your local association or pharma companies to support your registration and travel.

Oral presentations will be decided on once the 10 best abstracts are chosen and the 4 best on each topic will have the opportunity to do an oral presentation. This oral session will be on Saturday afternoon in each track and the details will be sent to the winners once they have been chosen.

If your abstract is not chosen for oral presentation but still in the top 10 in each subspecialist area, you will then have your abstract included on the e-posters in the exhibition hall where delegates can download them.

Abstracts will be divided into the subspecialist areas: Critical care, cardiovascular, endocrinology, pulmonology, neurology, rheumatology, immunology, infectious diseases, nephrology and hypertension

Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

 Sarah Krein , Paragon Group


Phone: 011-41-22-533-0948


Email: skrein@paragong.com

Contact
Organising Agency

 Sarah Krein , Paragon Group


Phone: 011-41-22-533-0948


Email: skrein@paragong.com

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