The International GSD Conference 2013 (IGSD13) is a scientific conference for all types of glycogen storage disease (GSD). IGSD13 is organised by the German GSD Patients Support Group, the scientific program is put together by an international advisory committee; a CME certification is being applied for. The conference is open for the participation of patient association representatives and individual patients and will include contributions from patients. Read more...
Online Registration for the conference is open. The number of participants is limited to 350. The conference fee is €100. Travel grants will be available but we cannot guarantee that all travel costs will be covered.
The Call for Abstracts is open. The submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Advisory Committee and selected for oral or poster presentations. All accepted abstracts will appear in the conference proceedings, full papers can be submitted for publication in an extra issue of the Journal of Interited Metabolic Diseases.
Companies and patient associations can book a space in the tabletop exhibition. A tabletop is included in the sponsorship packages, an it's free for patient associations. All other commercial exhibitors pay a fee of €500.
The conference is a non-profit activity and requires funds from sponsoring and donations. The organisers are deeply grateful for the support from our Sponsors and Donators (please scroll down). Please check our sponsorship packages and contact the organisers if you want to sponsor or donate, thank you.
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