Network with diabetes thought leaders. Collaborate on innovative procedures. Discover new treatments and technologies.


The Peter Sheehan Diabetes Care Foundation (PSDCF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit global organization is proud to co-sponsor the 2016 International Cuba Congress: Controlling Diabetes and Its More Severe Complications. The mission of the
four-day congress is to create an open discussion of recent advances, innovations, and new developments in the field of diabetes. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to be among the first U.S. citizens to network and exchange scientific knowledge with 300+ Cuban attendees including high-level scientists, practicing clinicians, podiatrists, surgeons, nurses, wound care personnel, and health policy experts.

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Why Attend?



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Meet Influential
Scientists and Clinicians

Hear from an internationally recognized faculty comprised of clinicians from Cuba, Europe, Latin America, and North America, who will share new developments in the field of diabetes.

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Bring your questions and add your own point of view to the workshop and congress. Sessions will have allocated time for Q&A for you to interact with our speakers and moderators.

       Networking       
Opportunities

Take advantage of informal gatherings to network during lunches, breaks, poster presentations, off-site travel and welcome reception.

       Keep the       
Conversation Going

Join our social media groups to stay connected and submit questions that you want answered by global experts.

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U.S. Committee Members


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Cuban Committee Members


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Agenda


This four-day program provides an ideal opportunity to share, collaborate, and network with influential scientists and clinicians representing many disciplines in diabetes.

First Cuban-American Workshop on Diabetes:
Prevention, Management and Cure

Date:
December 6, 2016

Event Venue:
Meliá Habana Hotel

Location:
Havana, Cuba

Sessions topics will focus on:
The Demise of the Beta Cell in Type 1 Diabetes; Suicide or Homicide?
• Suicide (beta-cell apoptosis by endoplasmic reticulum stress)
• Homicide (beta-cell destruction by autoimmune attack)

International Congress: Controlling Diabetes and
Its Most Severe Complications

Date:
December 7-9, 2016

Event Venue:
Plaza America Convention Center

Location:
Varadero, Cuba

Sessions topics will focus on:
• Epidemiology
• Etiology of type 1 diabetes (Genetic/Environment/Epigenetic/Immunology)
• Pharmacological treatment of type 1
• Gestational diabetes
• Etiology of type 2 diabetes (Genetic/Environment/Epigenetic)
• Pharmacological treatment of type 2
• Prediction and prevention of diabetes
• Islet biology
• Pancreas and islet transplantation
• Insulin action
• Exercise in diabetes
• Psychological and social aspects
• Education and nutrition in diabetes
• Diabetic foot
• Macrovascular complications
• Microvascular complications
• Lipids
• Blood pressure
• Etiology and treatment of obesity
• National programs and diabetes care centers

2016 INTERNATIONAL CUBA CONGRESS AGENDA

Sponsorship


At the 2016 International Cuba Congress, your company will have the ability to form relationships with Cuban and global thought leaders. You will also have the opportunity to share details on new innovations, technology, products and generate new business leads. Your sponsorship will potentially help advance your company’s interests in the country and region.

As a Sponsor, how can you benefit?

  • Gain exclusive access and network with leading Cuban institutions and organizations, all focused on improving diabetes prevention and management
  • Direct engagement with attendees, including scientists, practicing clinicians, podiatrists, surgeons, nurses, wound care personnel,
    and health policy experts
  • Raise your company's profile in Cuba and network with global diabetes experts, before, during, and after the conference
  • Opportunity to participate in special PSDCF projects and initiatives that will pave the way for shared and improved medical approaches, technologies, and studies in the field of diabetes
  • Attend education sessions and workshops, bringing together targeted audiences looking for new products and services

For more information on sponsorship, please contact us at info@psdcfoundation.org.


Partnering With Us


The International Cuba Congress is proud to partner with the media, associations, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and industry organizations, with a focus on providing information on emerging science and technology in the area of diabetes prevention and management.

Co-Sponsor:

PSDCF

Peter Sheehan Diabetes Care Foundation

The Peter Sheehan Diabetes Care Foundation is committed to empowering communities with the necessary tools to fight the diabetes epidemic. Inspired by the work of the late Dr. Peter Sheehan, PSDCF seeks to improve prevention and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) for at-risk populations, educate communities to prevent onset of T2D and the complications, and organize forums for scientific ideas exchange to further the understanding of T2D.

Partners:

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  • Diabetic Care Center in Havana
  • National Institute of Endocrinology
  • Diabetes Care Center of Bauta
  • Center for Genetic Engineering and Technology
  • Institute for Angiology and Hospital “Hermanos Ameijeiras” in Havana

Interested in becoming a media or congress partner? Please contact us at info@psdcfoundation.org for more information.

Conference Registration


REGISTER NOW!

Registration fee includes:

Name badge, attendance to the Congress scientific activities, hard copy program and CD with program, abstracts and papers, attendance certificate, other auxiliary and informative materials, welcome cocktail.

PLEASE NOTE: The registration fee is not included in the Air/Hotel packages. As an attendee, you will need to officially register for the congress, before proceeding to purchase your Air/Hotel package.



Registration for the International Cuba Diabetes Congress will close on Tuesday, November 1st.

Regular Rate
Industry $850
Physicians $650
Nurses $350
Students & Fellows $300

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing, via email, sent to info@psdcfoundation.org.

Cancellation Deadlines

On or before November 21, 2016
Cancellations will receive a 50% refund,
minus a $30 processing fee.
After November 21, 2016
No refund will be issued
after this date.


Hotel & Travel Information


REGISTER NOW!

We have secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms at the Meliá Habana and Memories Varadero. All U.S. citizens must book their airline ticket and hotel accommodations with our official travel agent. We will send you supporting documentation for travel arrangements, once you have completed your registration to the congress.

PLEASE NOTE: The registration fee is not included in the Air/Hotel packages.


International Cuba Congress Air/Hotel Package Includes:

  • Two (2) nights hotel accommodations at the Meliá Habana in Havana and four (4) nights at the
    all-inclusive Memories Varadero in Varadero
  • Round-trip air from Miami, FL to Havana, Cuba
  • Private ground transportation to/from Airport and hotels in Cuba
  • Visa to enter Cuba
  • Daily breakfast and lunch at hotel during the session days
  • Daily dinner at Memories Varadero Hotel, 7-9 December

Itinerary (7 days/6 nights in Cuba)

Meliá Habana Hotel, Havana, Cuba*

Ave. 3Era. E/ 76 Y 80 Miramar, Havana, Cuba

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Modern, elegant and comfortable, the Meliá Habana, located opposite the Miramar Trade Centre
and alongside the Havana coastline, is a conventional five-star city hotel. The property is the leading
hotel in the city for business travelers and meetings. The coastline of the property features lush
tropical gardens and a great combination of views of the city and the sea.

*Daily Breakfast

Memories Varadero*

Autopista Sur km 18.5, Punta Hicacos, Varadero, Cuba

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Create and share unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime at the new Memories Varadero
resort. This deluxe Varadero, Cuba hotel offers incredible value with its impressive all-inclusive services
and deluxe amenities. The spacious guestrooms and suites feature deluxe amenities, rich wood
furnishings, and warm and tropical colors that harmonize perfectly with the natural surroundings.

*All inclusive resort

All air/hotel packages must be booked by Tuesday, November 1st. No reservation will be accepted after this date.

Regular Rate

Single Guest Room
(One person)

$2469

Double Guest Room
(Two people)

$3630

Triple Guest Room
(Three people)

$4900

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing, via email, sent to info@psdcfoundation.org.

Cancellation Deadlines

On or before November 21, 2016
Cancellations will receive a 50% refund,
minus a $30 processing fee.
After November 21, 2016
No refund will be issued
after this date.

Special Needs

If you require special assistance at the congress , please email info@psdcfoundation.org.

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Contact Us



To receive more information about the upcoming International Cuba Diabetes Congress, including registration discounts, sponsoring, agenda, hotel accommodations, and other pertinent updates, please contact us at info@psdcfoundation.org.

Peter Sheehan Diabetes Care Foundation, Inc.

45 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 2000
New York, NY 10111
Tel.: +1 212.332.8008
Fax: +1 646.747.8246
Email: info@psdcfoundation.org
Website: www.psdcfoundation.org


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