Society for Endocrinology BES 2015
Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) #Edinburgh, UK
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We are delighted to share with you the details of the Society for Endocrinology BES 2015 conference, held in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), situated in the heart of the historic city of Edinburgh. The city is a designated World Heritage site, with beautiful architecture, galleries, museums, theatres and arts venues, and is bustling with life and innovation.
Since 1946, the Society has served as the UK voice of endocrinology by advancing scientific and clinical education and research. Attracting a diverse audience of scientists, clinicians and nurses, from trainees to Nobel Prize winners, SfE BES is firmly established as a key event in the endocrine calendar. International experts across the breadth of endocrinology will deliver a wealth of presentations at SfE BES 2015 in the form of plenary lectures, symposia, oral communications and workshops.
This year, SfE BES has moved to the autumn and has been shortened to three days, making it easier for delegates to attend the whole conference. Despite being shorter in length, we have maintained the quality, quantity and diversity of sessions, including 9 plenary lectures and 12 symposia covering a range of translational topics to suit clinicians, scientists and nurses. This year, we are pleased to announce a new session, ‘A year in..’, taking place on Wednesday. This year’s session focuses on worldwide progress into Type 2 diabetes.
As in previous years, there will be two sessions for Nurses, whilst our Senior Endocrinologists will benefit from having their own dedicated symposium. In addition, there will be a Debate, four Clinical Management Workshops and an Applied Physiology Workshop. This year sees the introduction of three Futures Workshops, focussing on developing clinical and scientific careers within endocrinology. Our two Skills Workshops have been developed by the Public Engagement Committee and the Early Career Steering Group and focus on working with the media and communicating science effectively. Don’t forget the poster viewing sessions where you are encouraged to network and discuss all of the latest developments in endocrinology.
We look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh.
Group registrations not allowed
Accompanying persons not allowed
We don’t accept Online Abstracts
Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)
A varied number of hotels are available at negotiated rates for participants of SfE BES 2015. All hotels are located within a reasonable distance from the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC).
Delegates are encouraged to book before the accommodation deadline on 31 March 2015 to ensure they secure their preferred room at the negotiated rate. After this accommodation deadline availability cannot be guaranteed at the delegate’s preferred hotel or at the SfE BES 2015 negotiated rate, but the online booking system will still display all hotels with availability for your chosen dates.
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Details on each of the properties offered in the official accommodation list can be found below. Either click on the hotel that you wish to view or scroll down to browse details of all of the properties offered.
Please book your accommodation through our online booking service by clicking on the button below. Please note, full payment must be made by credit card at the time of booking to confirm your room.
The abstract should be no longer than 300 words (including numbers and symbols). You must select one category for your abstract from the following list, and indicate this category clearly on your submission:
Clinical practice, governance and case reports
Cytokines and growth factors
Growth and development
Neoplasia, cancer and late effects
Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular
Please note that case reports will only be accepted if they illustrate something significantly new or especially unusual in the clinical case load of the submitting endocrine unit.
If your case is accepted for presentation you will be entitled to a discounted publication in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports, a Society for Endocrinology-endorsed online resource (subject to peer review).
Accepted abstracts will be published in Endocrine Abstracts, both in print and on the web, and are accepted on the understanding that the work has not been published or presented elsewhere in the same form. Authors must not submit the same research (or similar material) concurrently to any other journal or primary publication, or do so until the outcome of their submission to Endocrine Abstracts is known. Submission of an abstract assumes approval for publication in advance of the meeting. Copyright of accepted abstracts will automatically be assigned to Bioscientifica Ltd – submission indicates your agreement to this.
Conditions of acceptance
Abstracts are also accepted on the understanding that they will be presented at the meeting either as a poster or as an oral presentation. Any author failing to present an accepted abstract at this meeting will automatically be excluded from submitting any future abstracts.
The Programme Committee reserves the right of the final decision regarding acceptance of abstracts and the format of presentation. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to authors in September 2015. Detailed instructions concerning oral presentations and poster sessions will be emailed to qualifying authors with notification of acceptance.
Please note, abstracts that are accepted as poster presentations will need to be displayed on 2x1 metre portrait poster boards.
Posters & ePosters
Abstracts not accepted for oral presentation will be considered for presentation as posters during the conference. We are pleased to offer an electronic poster service, in addition to the traditional presentation format. This will allow your poster presentation to be viewed online during and after the conference. We hope this will enhance delegates’ educational experience and increase exposure of the work presented.
Further details on electronic poster submission will be available on acceptance.
Thank you for your interest in becoming involved with and sponsoring the annual Society for Endocrinology BES 2015 conference, which we are delighted to be holding in Edinburgh.
SfE BES 2015 will be held in the heart of Scotland's capital city, at the fantastic Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), which is world renowned in the fields of medicine, research and science. The exhibition will be held in the Lennox Suite on the lower floor of the EICC. This hall allows for the exhibition, posters and catering to take place in an integrated area.
The scientific programme includes world leading clinical investigation, clinical practice, translational research and basic science and covers a wide range of topics. To view the most up to date scientific programme please click here. To view the social programme please click here.
Your contribution is crucial and we have many options available for sponsors and exhibitors. If your organisation has an interest in endocrinology or a related area, you should join us for what promises to be a fantastic meeting.
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Professor Chris McCabe
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