The ISPD Calendar of events compiles the most relevant events for PD professionals taking place all over the world. It includes the events organised by ISPD and the events that our society has endorsed.

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Year Round Endorsed Educational Programs

The ISPD has endorsed two industry-supported educational programs, organised by two of our Corporate Members:

The Advanced Renal Education Program (AREP) Home Dialysis Workshops 2020 are organised by Fresenius Medical Care. Information about dates, program and registration links are available on this LINK.

The Education and Training Programs in Africa and the Middle East are organised by Baxter. Information about dates, program and registration details are available on this LINK.

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October 2019

ISPD PD University for Interventionalists

October 15, 2019 @ 7:45 am - 5:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Aurora, 13200 E 14th Pl
Aurora, CO 80011 United States
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USD $750

PD (Peritoneal Dialysis) University for Interventionalists is a two-fold approach to training nephrologists and radiologists who place catheters using image-guided techniques. The course consists of didactic lectures followed by comprehensive hands-on workshops. The hands on workshop sessions are designed to take the physician through the entire process of catheter placement; including pre-operative catheter exit site selection, catheter implantation, and exteriorization and dressing. The course is limited in size to maximize the learning experience and time for collaboration with the faculty.…

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November 2019

ISPD Home Dialysis University for Physicians – November 2019

November 17, 2019 - November 19, 2019
Hyatt Regency Aurora, 13200 E 14th Pl
Aurora, CO 80011 United States
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USD $250

HDU for Physicians is designed to help those providing care to patients to improve current approaches to the initiation and delivery of dialysis, so overall patient outcomes can improve. The course emphasizes the importance of individualization of therapy to meet not only laboratory influenced clinical needs but also the QOL needs of the patient. This educational activity will focus on ways to overcome barriers and include discussions of how these were overcome at other institutions that have looked closely at…

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December 2019

ISPD Europe PD University for Surgeons 2019

December 2, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Renaissance Wien Hotel, Linke Weinzeile / Ullmannstrasse 71
Vienna, Austria
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ISPD Europe PD (Peritoneal Dialysis) University for Surgeons is a two-fold approach to training general, transplant, and vascular surgeons to place catheters for peritoneal dialysis using laparoscopic techniques. The course consists of lectures followed by comprehensive hands-on workshops. The hands-on workshop sessions are designed to take the surgeon through the entire process of catheter placement; including pre-operative catheter exit site selection, catheter implantation, and exteriorization and dressing. The course is limited in size to maximize the learning experience and time…

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February 2020

ANZ PD Academy 2020

February 29, 2020 - March 1, 2020
QT Canberra, 1 London Cct
Canberra, 2601 Australia
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This well developed academic course is offered to clinicians who are motivated to develop their PD program by challenging practice and improving patient outcomes in their unit. PD Academy provides essential insight into PD treatments based on the highest quality evidence based practice. You will learn from key opinion leaders about best treatment practices, infection prevention and patient selection.     The ANZ PD Academy is a two day academic course designed to help renal clinicians develop a sound knowledge…

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March 2020

Extended (online) Congress on Peritoneal Dialysis – March to May 2020 (in Spanish)

March 23, 2020 - May 10, 2020

Congreso Extendido: Diálisis Peritoneal redEMC, en conjunto con la Asociación Colombiana de Nefrología, y con la gestión educativa, informática y logística de EviMed, organiza este congreso extendido para profesionales y técnicos que asisten o desean asistir a pacientes en tratamiento de diálisis peritoneal. Con el apoyo de SLANH e ISPD. La actividad educativa online se da en el marco del Séptimo Congreso Latinoamericano de Diálisis Peritoneal, que ocurrirá en Cartagena de Indias, Colombia en la última semana de marzo de…

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[Cancelled] ISN World Congress of Nephrology Abu Dhabi 2020

March 26, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), Khaleej Al Arabi Street
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
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The World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) is the annual scientific, educational and networking meeting of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and in 2020 is hosted together with the Emirates Medical Association of Nephrology Society (EMAN). The WCN features regionally relevant symposia, presentations, training programs and courses, and offers the latest science and state-of-the-art education in the field of nephrology. 23 CME have been granted to WCN’20. In addition to its educational purpose, WCN is an ideal opportunity to meet…

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May 2020

Webinar: COVID19 and PD / Indian Subcontinent

May 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE. The on-going COVID-19 pandemic has affected healthcare management worldwide especially nephrology. The high incidence of AKI and disruption in the management of patients with ESRD has stretched healthcare resources, both of the HCW and equipment availability. Peritoneal Dialysis is emerging as the ‘silver lining’ in helping tide this crisis. The eminent panel will be addressing these issues which will be relevant not only to the Indian Subcontinent but also to nephrologists worldwide.

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July 2020

40th Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN 2020 – virtual meeting)

July 20, 2020 - September 27, 2020

Under the theme of "Amazing kidney, 40 years of challenge & innovation future" KSN 2020 is preparing an international  virtual congress with sessions on hot topics and the most recent updates in various fields of nephrology. Joint symposia with related societies will be actively held including the KSN-APSN Joint CME course, KSN-KDIGO joint symposium, and KSN-TSN-JSDT joint symposium. We firmly believe that KSN 2020 will be a more flourished international meeting in both quality and quantity. The ISPD endorses partially this event. Endorsed content is the…

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October 2020

18th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN) 2020 – NEW DATES

October 2, 2020 - October 4, 2020
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Hong Kong, Hong Kong + Google Map

The 18th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN) will take place on 2-4 October, and will be held on an ONLINE ONLY format. Main theme: Combating CKD in the Asia Pacific: Local Strategies for a Global Problem Subthemes: Acute kidney injury Glomerulonephritis and intrinsic renal disease Chronic kidney disease: basic and clinical research Dialysis Transplantation The hybrid format will afford everyone the flexibility of coming to Hong Kong in person should travel restrictions in their home countries become relaxed in…

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November 2020

[New dates] 7th Latin American Congress on Peritoneal Dialysis – 22nd Colombian Congress of Nephrology

November 20, 2020 - November 21, 2020
Hotel Estelar Cartagena de Indias y Centro de Congresos, Carrera 1, #11-116
Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena Colombia
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USD $250

                  The event has changed dates due to the COVID-19 crisis. Please find all the information on the following Letter from the Organisers. PROGRAM: Download here RELEVANT DATES Submission of abstracts (digital) a. Sept 1st, 2019: Reception of Abstracts is open b. December 15th, 2019: Deadline for reception of Abstracts c. February 15th. 2020: Notification of selection of Abstracts Note: Authors whose abstracts have been accepted should register and pay the fee…

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