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  • A Unique Congress
  • Diabetes and Kidney Disease
  • ISN President Message
  • About ISN

For the first time, an international nephrology meeting focuses on diabetes and kidney disease, a worldwide problem, but one very important to Latin America and Mexico in particular. The program has been designed to extensively explore a variety of scientific and clinical aspects of diabetes and kidney disease through out the lifespan, and throughout the spectrum of kidney disease.

  • Plenary Lectures by World Experts
  • 5 exciting theme tracks: Diabetes and Diabetic Kidney Disease, Translational and Clinial Nephrology, Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease, and Dialysis and Transplantation
  • Innovative High Level Education, with 10 Courses Intermingled with Main Program, including Biennial Nephrology Review Courses in English, Spanish and Portuguese

For the first time, an international nephrology meeting focuses on diabetes and kidney disease, a worldwide problem, but one very important to Latin America and Mexico in particular. The program has been designed to extensively explore a variety of scientific and clinical aspects of diabetes and kidney disease through out the lifespan, and throughout the spectrum of kidney disease. Designed to educate and stimulate, we have international experts in diabetes, metabolism and kidney disease. This is an amazing opportunity to connect with the nephrology community in a compact setting, and take advantage of this great opportunity to interact with colleagues as well as explore and understand the critical importance of diabetic kidney disease. Visit the Program pages for more detailed information.

On behalf of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nefrologia e Hipertensión (SLANH), I am pleased to invite you to participate in the World Congress of Nephrology 2017. This is the first and largest meeting ever dedicated to Diabetes and Kidney Disease: topics of relevance to that region and the global community. We have a world-class scientific program, with unique features, all reflecting ISN's efforts to advance kidney care , knowledge and science around the world. We have collaborations and partnerships with various organizations and individuals, and are looking forward to an exciting and inspiring meeting, focused on problems of the region which are of relevance to the world: including CKD of undetermined origins. Please do mark your calendars, and we look forward to seeing you.

Adeera Levin,
ISN President & WCN 2017 Chair

The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) is a global not-for-profit society dedicated to improving kidney care and reducing the incidence and impact of kidney disease worldwide. Through its global network and programs, ISN brings together the developing and developed worlds in a collaborative effort in fighting and treating kidney disease on a global scale. For more information, visit the ISN Website.

WCN News

  • Announcement

    ISN is proud to announce the next World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) will be taking place in Mexico City, Mexico from April 21-25, 2017.

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  • Important Dates & Contacts

    Key dates regarding registrations and abstract submissions for WCN 2017 have been announced. In addition, contacts for further information regarding the Congress are highlighted.

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  • Abstract Submissions Now Open

    We are delighted to announce that, starting this Monday July 25,, the call for abstract submissions is open for the upcoming World Congress of Nephrology (WCN), taking place in Mexico City from April 21 to 25, 2017. Upload your abstract submissions on this site, on the Abstract Submissions page.

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Important Dates

  • Abstract Submissions: Closed
  • Registrations: Open
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: November 30, 2016
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: January 23, 2017
  • Regular Registration Deadline: March 20, 2017

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World Congress of Nephrology

ISN’s biennial World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) is the premiere educational event in nephrology which rotates between continents and is organized in collaboration with local and regional nephrology societies. The congress is targeted to the international nephrology community as well as other healthcare professionals involved in multidisciplinary nephrology care, thus enabling professionals from all parts of the world to exchange views on a wide variety of topics affecting nephrology and those suffering from kidney disease around the world.

For the first time, an international nephrology congress focuses on diabetes and kidney disease, a worldwide problem, but one very important to Latin America and Mexico in particular. Join the ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) in Mexico City from April 21 to 25, 2017.

Uniquely placed as a truly global meeting, WCN gives access to international medical expertise in renal treatment, research and care, from bench to bedside. You will get a genuinely enriching and professional exchange of knowledge with world-renowned nephrologists, and endocrinologists at this meeting.

The scientific program is complemented by novel Nephrology Biennial Review (NBR) courses given in three languages, covering the most important research of the past two years from various fields within nephrology. You can also participate in hands-on courses on Interventional Nephrology, organized jointly with the Brazilian Society of Nephrology, as well as lectures on Renal Pathology, Renal Systems Biology, clinical epidemiology and clinical trials, which will be given by some of the most highly-respected peers within THE field, from multiple countries.

Maintaining sustainable kidney health on a global scale through education and training is our mission for each congress. WCN 2017 is your chance to connect with the nephrology community in a compact setting, and take advantage of this great opportunity to interact with colleagues as well as explore and understand the critical importance of diabetic kidney disease. 

On behalf of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nefrología e Hipertensión, we are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2017 World Congress of Nephrology

 

Adeera Levin
ISN President & WCN 2017 Chair