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  • A Unique Congress
  • Diabetes and Kidney Disease
  • ISN President Message
  • About ISN
  • ISN WCN 2017 App

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 Clinical 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.

With the ISN WCN 2017 App you can check the program, manage your personal schedule, find your way around and access the transportation timetable.

Save time, lower your carbon footprint and optimize your congress experience by downloading the app for your smartphone or tablet now.For every download the ISN donates $1 USD to the World Kidney Fund.

WCN News

  • Announcement

    PRESS RELEASE: Mexico City, January 12, 2017 – The increasingly damaging effect of diabetes and kidney disease across Latin America, and particularly Mexico, will lead plenary sessions and forum debate at the ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN), organized by the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and hosted by the Latin American Society of Nephrology (SLANH) in Mexico City from April 21 to 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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  • CME Accreditation

    The ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2017 is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.

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  • Folkloric Ballet of Mexico at the Palacio de Bellas Artes

    The Folkloric Ballet of Mexico will take you on a time-travel through the magic, colorful and beautiful experience of Mexican traditional dancing thanks to the 70+ choreographies created by its founder Amalia Hernández.
    Created more than six decades ago, the Ballet has represented Mexico on many occasions and is now known to both Mexican and foreign public as the best aesthetic representation of Mexico and its culture.
    Since 1961, when the Ballet won the first prize for group dancing at the Nations Festival in Paris, the numbers of glorious performances and awards won since then are difficult to count.

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  • Extended deadline

    The WCN 2017 Satellite Symposium the 11th Conference on Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations has extended its abstract submission deadline to 10 February, 2017.

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  • 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