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  The ISE works with its member societies to hold a two yearly ISE-affiliated meeting in rotation between its Member Societies in Asia/Oceania, Europe/Africa and The Americas. The next meeting will be held in partnership with the Chinese Endocrine Society on 31st Aug - 4th Sep 2016. Click here to visit the official ICE/CSE 2016 Congress Website.
Quick Facts:
Am I eligible for the ISE Member registration rate?

All Individual Members of ISE National Societies are eligible to select the ISE member rate and benefit from $150 discount off registration fees. Don’t miss out on the early bird discount - register by 15th July 2016!

How and when should I apply for a visa for China?

Guidelines for the visa application process can be found on the official congress website. Once registered, an invitation letter can be downloaded from your personal account, accessible from the congress website. It is recommended you apply for a visa 6 weeks prior to travel.

Can I still submit my abstract and how do I apply for a travel grant?

The deadline to submit original research for presentation at the first ever ICE in China was 14th May 2016. Authors selected for presentation will be notified by the local organising committee by the end of June.

Congratulations to the following authors who have been selected to receive an ISE Travel Fellowship Award to support their attendance and present their research at the prestigious first ICE in China:

Daniel Belluscio
Bennet Seow
Jasna Aleksova
Nisa Sheriff
Shannon Lin
Ni Zhong
Edy Kornelius
Wan Chen Wu
Eric Rhon-Calderon
Maha Hussien
M. Anwar Chaudhri
Yiqing Chen
Cheuk Wah Ho
Akshaya Hegde
Ashwini K J
Deep Dutta
Sanjay Kumar Gupta
Krishna Shankar Gopal Sankar
Marimuthu B
Mohamad Tarik
Om Lakhani
Owais Haqq
Pardeep Kumar
Parsshava Raju Mehta

Puneeth K Pai
Rajeshwari Ashok
Rashmi Yadav
Ruchi Singhal
Somnath Mukherjee
Tirna Halder
Vibha Ashish Rao
I Gusti Ayu Ariningrat
Muhammad Faisal Putro Utomo
Ni Kadek Vani Apriyanti
Petrus Kanisius Yogi Hariyanto
Limor Friedensohn-Zuck
Nachum Vaisman
Maria Pompea Antonia Baldassarre
Hironobu Umakoshi
Aiste Galkine
Shi Hui Cheng
Tsun Haw Toh
Zheng Yii Lee
María Del Carmen Moreno Frías
Shantos Subedee
Siew Hoong Yip
Bolanle Okunowo
Chukwunonso Ejike

Gloria Otito Izu
Mansur Ramalan
Olayiwola Popoola
Oluwatosin Adaramoye
Paulyn Nwaukwa
Akhtar Ali
Hamdan Pasha
Mubashir Alam Khan
Muhammad Rashid
Nauman Arif Jadoon
Zareen Kiran
Annabel Mata
Anthony Harvey Aguilar
Erva Magbanua
Patrick Siy
Tom Edward Lo
Telma Quintela
Irina Tenu
Seng Kiong Tan
Victoria Tkachenko
Aditi Sharma
Parizad Avari
Tam Nguyen

Cape Town and the Society for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa (SEMDSA) will host the 18th International Congress of Endocrinology on 1-4 December, 2018. Cape Town, with its natural beauty, diversity and world-class facilities will provide the perfect venue to welcome endocrinologists and physicians from around the world.

18th International Congress of Endocrinology on 1-4 December, 2018. Cape Town

Future ICE Meeting Structure:

ICE 2016 Beijing, China 31 Aug - 4th Sep 2016
ICE 2018 Cape Town, South Africa 1st - 4th Dec 2018
ICE 2020 Buenos Aires, Argentina 9-13th Oct 2020
ICE 2022 Asia/Oceania (Invitations distributed Sep 2016)
Please note: ISE deal only with its Member Societies in the bidding and organisation process of ICE meetings. Exhibiton Centres and Congress Organisers should contact their local Endocrinology Society for the latest status as bidding documents and updates are distributed to our Member Societies only. Invitations to bid for ICE meetings will be sent to Member Societies from eligible regions in September, 6 years prior to the event and Member Societies will have 6 months to submit their bid.

Supported Meetings

In addition to the main 2 yearly meeting, the ISE helps to foster the globalisation and inter-regional development of, existing National meetings, offering ISE supported Symposia, Plenary lectures and Travel fellowships in particular to member societies from emerging nations.

Current Meetings:

SFE 2016 33rd Congress of the French Society of Endocrinology, Bordeaux, France, 5-8 Oct
Société Française d'Endocrinologie In October, we will support our National Members, Société Française d'Endocrinologie (SFE) at their annual congress, being hosted in Bordeaux at the Palais des Congrès from 5-8th October 2016. This high-quality scientific meeting attracts over 1500 endocrinologists from throughout France and North Africa. ISE are proud to deliver a Global Symposium featuring world experts on Adrenal Disease.

Key dates:

- Abstract Submission: 2nd May
- Early Bird Registration: 20th July

Visit for more information
Global Update in Adrenal Disease at Société Française d'Endocrinologie (SFE) annual congress, being hosted in Bordeaux at the Palais des Congrès from 5-8th October 2016

ISE Endorsement

FASEN 2016 Argentina Federation of Societies of Endocrinology, Termas de Rio Hondo 5-8 Oct

ISE is pleased to endorse the annual conference of it's Argentinian members - Federación Argentina de Sociedades de Endocrinología, being hosted in Termas de Rio Hondo, Santiago del Estero from 5-8th October 2016. For more information, visit:

Federación Argentina de Sociedades de Endocrinología FASEN 2016
Application for support:

ISE Support for Meetings


The ISE is pleased to give thoughtful consideration to all applications for endorsement or support of events, activities or products. As an international organization and in the interest of fairness we employ a regional rotation policy when selecting meetings to support each year. Inline with our global mission, priority will be given to activities throughout the developing world and specifically in countries and regions most in need of support. Click the thumnail to the left to download a document summarising the types of support we can offer or see below for the full policy and application form.
Policy on Endorsement and Support of Meetings and Workshops Policy on Endorsement and Support of Events, Activities and Products
Application for Endorsement or Support of Meetings and Workshops Application for Endorsement or Support of Events, Activities and Products

Past Events

The 16th International Congress of Endocrinology was held jointly with the 96th Endocrine Society Annual Meeting and EXPO in Chicago,USA, 21-24 Jun 2014. More than 10,000 registrants representing 96 countries traveled to Chicago to attend ICE/ENDO 2014. The four-day program covered endocrinology from bench to bedside to wellness. Among the many notable speakers at ICE/ENDO, the plenary slate featured experts in diabetes and obesity, metabolism, bone health and thyroid cancer. More than 3,200 scientific abstracts were submitted to this record smashing ICE meeting!


ICE 2012, Italy

The 15th International Congress of Endocrinology was held jointly with the 14th European Congress of Endocrinology in Florence, Italy, 5-9 May 2012. We were delighted to welcome over 5,500 delegates to the joint meeting in the elegant and historic host city of Florence. You can now view the highlights in the Congress Blog; view abstracts, e-posters and much more here: or see our news page for more links

ICE 2010, Japan The 14th International Congress of Endocrinology (ICE 2010) was held in Kyoto, Japan on 26-30 March 2010. ICE 2010 Kyoto the first new style of ICE under the new statutes of the ISE. The host society, the Japan Endocrine Society organised an outstanding congress that brought together over 5,000 leading endocrinologists from around the world and showcased the latest in scientific findings related to the field of endocrinology across the globe. Click here to view photographs from the Congress.
SEMSDA 2014, DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA - ISE Sponsored Symposia The 42nd Congress of the Hellenic Endocrine Society with international participation took place 6 – 10 May 2015 at Makedonia Palace Hotel, in Thessaloniki, Greece. The Congress was held under the auspices of the International Society of Endocrinology, the European Society of Endocrinology and Endocrine Society and welcomed 800 participants, including 13 eminent speakers from both Europe and USA and more than 155 scientific abstracts were submitted, all contributing to a highly successful meeting packed full of high quality scientific exchange. The Hellenic Endocrine Society celebrated their 50th anniversary with a special ceremony to commemorate their Golden Jubilee!
SEMSDA 2014, DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA - ISE Sponsored Symposia IIn support of the Society for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa (SEMDSA) Annual meeting in 2014, ISE delivered an Osteoporosis/Hyperparathyroidism symposium, featuring world renowned experts; Prof. Robert Josse and Prof. Roger Bouillon. Congratulations to the following young investigators from other parts of Africa who received ISE travel awards to enable them to present their latest research at this noteworthy congress: Dr Kelvin Leshabari, Dr Boniface Mphumuhila, Dr Digna Narciss, Dr Ofem Enang and Mrs Elizabeth Kitiku.
SMNE 2013, Cancun, Mexico - ISE Sponsored Symposia To promote the cooperation and friendship between our members in the Latin American endocrine community ISE supported the Mexican Society of Nutrition and Endocrinology Meeting held in Cancun, Mexico on 12-15 November 2013.

Esteemed international figureheads provided an ISE led Symposium on Cushings Syndrome,
ISE CEO at AFES 2013 Business Meeting, Jakarta ISE were delighted to endorse and attend it's second regional meeting of its very active members in the ASEAN region. The 17th ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES 2013) congress was hosted by the Indonesian Society of Endocrinology in the impressive surroundings of the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta on 13-16 November 2013.

ISE Post Congress Report
AFES 2013 Photos (coming soon)
ISE Faculty at FASEN 2012 ISE recently supported the 9th Congress of FASEN (Federacion Argentina de Sociedades de Endocrinologia) in Salta, Argentina, 3-6 October 2012. Click the links below for more information:

ISE Post Congress Report
FASEN 2012 Photos

ISE Supported AFES 2011 The 16th AFES Congress hosted by The Vietnam Endocrine Society - November 2011

ISE were proud to support it's regional partner, the ASEAN Federation of Societies at AFES 2011 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. ISE brought together a team of highly esteemed experts to present important innovations and cutting-edge research from around the globe. Click the links below for more information:

- ISE Post Congress Report
- AFES 2011 Photos
- AFES 2011 Video

ISE in Ghana
The 1st Annual Meeting of Endocrinology Endocrine and Metabolism Metabolic Society of Ghana (EMSG) - December 2009

A trip to Ghana by two of our Executive Committee Members, Paul Stewart (Secretary Treasurer) and Xavier Bertagna, saw the launch of EMSG. The meeting took place at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons - an impressively large and modern building within the city of Accra. The meeting was a huge success in raising the profile of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism across Ghana and establishing new initiatives. ISE is delighted to welcome EMSG as its latest fully fledged member of ISE. Click the link below for more.

- ISE Post Meeting Report


Other Events

For other Endocrine related meetings happening around the world, see:

The European Society of Endocrinology's World Calendar of Events
The Endocrine Society's Worldwide Endocrine Events Calendar

Non ISE events:


22nd IFFS World Congress on Fertility - IFFS 2016, New Delhi, 24-28 Sep 2016

The 22nd World Congress of International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS-2016) will be jointly hosted by the Indian Society for Assited Reproduction and the Indian Fertility Society at the INDIA EXPO CENTRE, Greater Noida, New Dehli, India from 24th to 28th September 2016. For more information and to register, visit:


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