HCPLive Conference Information: AACE 2011

April 7, 2011

Scheduling, session topics, satellite symposia, and other information for physicians planning to attend AACE 2011.

The 2011 Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

When: April 13-17, 2011

Where: The Manchester Grand Hyatt and the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA

The AACE 2011 Annual Meeting “offers attendees the opportunity to hear expert lectures and participate in interactive discussions through a variety of educational sessions and symposia, an exhibition hall with 70+ companies and organizations sharing how their products and services can help attendees better serve their patients, a variety of networking and social events where AACE members and all attendees can meet new people and also catch up with colleagues and old friends.”

Scheduled Sessions and Scientific Program

The 2011 AACE conference program is available online as an interactive digital magazine.

You may also access the 2011 program agenda/schedule at a glance.

Poster Sessions and Oral Presentations

Download a schedule of the poster sessions and oral presentations at AACE 2011. Poster and presentation abstracts are also available online.

What to Do in San Diego

Looking for something to do while you’re in town? The AACE will offer a guide to San Diego attractions at the conference concierge desk. Additional tourism and visitor information is available online.

Of course, no trip to San Diego would be complete without a visit to the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Satellite Symposia at AACE 2011

This year’s conference will feature several 90-minute accredited educational satellite symposia delivered by expert faculty. While there is no additional fee to attend these symposia, advance registration is required.

Confirmed symposia include:

Wednesday, April 13

1:00pm - 2:30pm

“Focus on T2D Comorbidities: Using Incretin-based Therapies in Patients with Renal, CV, and Hepatic Insufficiencies” (Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.)

3:15pm - 4:45pm

“Providing a Full Spectrum of Care: Tools for the Successful Management of Bariatric Surgery Patients” (Supported by an educational grant from Allergan)

“The Potential Impact of Longer-duration GLP-1 Therapies on T2DM Treatment Approaches and Patient Outcomes” (Supported by an educational grant from Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC)

5:30pm - 7:00pm

“New Directions and Revolutionary Approaches in the Personalized Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes” (Supported by an educational grant from Lilly USA, LLC)

Thursday, April 14

6:15am — 7:45am

“Hitting the Mark: Targeting the Kidney in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes” (Supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb & Astra Zeneca)

Friday, April 15

6:15am — 7:45am

“The Great Debate: GLP-1 Analogs vs. Basal Insulin or both for Intensifying Therapy in T2DM” (Supported by an educational grant from sanofi-aventis)

Additional Programs and Sessions

The 2011 AACE annual meeting will feature a half-day Advanced Diabetes Update program. Download the agenda here.

This year’s meeting will also offer a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Learning Session that will feature two American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) medical knowledge modules: Endocrinology Update 2010 & 2011. This session is designed “to facilitate completion of ABIM medical knowledge modules in order for attendees to receive Maintenance of Certification credit from ABIM. The session is conducted in an interactive group setting and is led by ABIM-certified physicians.” Click here to learn more about the program.