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October 02, 2019 | RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg 2019 Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference

Join us in Winnipeg for the 2019 Diabetes Canada/Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (CSEM) Professional Conference. For an exciting four days, you will have the opportunity to exchange knowledge, learn, grow and network with like-minded colleagues who share an interest in improving the lives of people living with diabetes and other endocrinology disorders.

Key Dates to Remember

February 25, 2019 - Abstract submission opens.
April 22, 2019 - Registration and Housing opens.
May 3, 2019 - Abstract early submission rate ends.
May 17, 2019 - Abstract submission closes.
June 2019 - Abstract decisions emailed.
August 10, 2019 - Early bird registration rate ends.
September 20, 2019 - Advance registration rate ends.

Call for Abstracts

For the 2019 Abstract submission, Diabetes Canada/CSEM is offering an early bird rate until May 3, 2019 where the administration fee for each submission is $25.

After May 3, a fee of $45 will be charged for each submission. All abstracts must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on May 17, 2019, as there will be no deadline extension.

Please note, only completed abstracts will be accepted.

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Location Details

October 02, 2019
1:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg
375 York Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J3

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About the Conference


Foreign attendees, if you are planning on attending the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference please follow the instructions below. Our conference is registered with the Canadian Immigration Special Event Unit.

Submission of Applications

Canada does not have a visa office in every country so it is important that delegates visit the website of the visa office responsible for processing their visa applications. Information is available on the website on how to submit a visa application and the documentation required.

Delegates are encouraged to submit their visa applications well in advance of the date of the event at a Visa Application Centre or on-line at E-applications (e-Apps).


This system allows clients to submit applications online.

Delegates that need a visa but require their passport for other travel purposes are strongly encouraged to submit their visa applications online (e-Apps). Delegates that choose to apply online will not have to submit their passport until a decision has been made on their applications. If required, the visa office will send the applicant instructions on how and where to send their passports to finalize the visa process.

Visa Application Centres (VACs):

VACs are commercial service providers authorized by Canada to provide specific services to applicants.

VACs provide a number of services including helping applicants fill out forms, answer questions and ensure that applications are complete, thereby reducing unnecessary delays or refusals due to incomplete applications.

Applicants that are required to provide biometrics information as part of the visa application process can do so at a VAC. Additional information on the biometrics requirements is available at the IRCC website.

VACs send applications to Visa Offices and transmit decisions to applicants in a secure and confidential manner. VACs do not process visa applications and play no role in the decision-making process 

Visa Applications Processing Times:

Processing times for visa applications vary depending on the office and the time of year. Participants are encouraged to apply early for their visas and to submit complete applications, including all supporting documents.

Please visit the IRCC website for information on the time it takes to process visa applications at the various visa offices.

NEW - Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)

As of March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. Exceptions include U.S. citizens, and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent residents are not eligible to apply for an eTA.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Sponsored By:

Novo Nordisk Canada
Boehringer Ingelheim
Lilly Canada
Merck Canada
Ascensia Diabetes Care
BD Canada - Diabetes Care

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