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Dear colleagues and friends,

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 13th IDF-WPR Congress and 12th AASD Scientific Meeting, to be held in Shanghai, China from 27-29 November 2020.


This is the second time that the Chinese Diabetes Society (CDS) has been given the honor to host these two prestigious events since the 5th IDF-WPR Congress in 2002 and the 3rd AASD Scientific Meeting in 2011 in Beijing. Through the years, the IDF-WPR has become the most important regional platform for the exchanges of the latest information and knowledge on diabetes prevention and care. We will do our utmost to provide an excellent opportunity for leading professionals, practitioners, researchers and experts to gather and share knowledge and exchange on issues about prevention, management and control of diabetes.


Highlighting the theme " New era for diabetes care: innovation, translation and integration" , the scientific program of the congress will focus on the latest advances and new technology in diabetes prevention and management. The international advisory board and the scientific committee of the congress will be composed of international renowned experts and leading scholars in China. They will hold high standard for the selection of topics and speakers to enact interesting discussion and exciting exchanges. We believe this meeting will be a rewarding event for every participants, and will contribute to the enhancement of the scientific level and quality of our field.


Shanghai is a dynamic international city with advanced infrastructure, beautiful scenery and historic attractions. Besides the scientific program, the Organizing Committee will offer an exciting social program for all participants to network and enjoy the Chinese hospitality, historical heritage and culture.


We look forward to welcoming you in Shanghai in November 2020.

Sincerely yours



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Prof. Weiping Jia               Prof. Dalong Zhu

President, IDF-WPR 2020           President, AASD 2020

Immediately Past President, CDS          President, CDS