Programme

DAY 1 – Friday 11 January 2013

07:45 - 08:30

REGISTRATION

08:30 - 08:40

INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

Philippe Bouchard; Peter Trainer; Karim Meeran

08:40 - 09:20

Lecture 1: PCOS

Philippe Bouchard (France)

09:20 - 10:00

Lecture 2: An update in the metabolic syndrome

Jorgens Rungby (Denmark)

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00

Parallel Workshops

A: Pituitary

Peter Trainer (UK) & Selim Jambart (Lebanon)

B: Thyroid

Wilmar Wiersinga (The Netherlands) & Nader Lessan (UAE)

12:00 - 13:15

Lunch and Time for Friday Prayers

13:15 - 14:15

Lecture 3: Prolactinoma

Selim Jambart (Lebanon)

14:15 - 15:45

Parallel Workshops:

C: Steroidogenesis and Reproduction

Philippe Bouchard (France), Eberhard Nieschlag (Germany)

D: D1 - Calcium metabolism / D2 - Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome

Karim Meeran (UK), Jorgens Rungby (Denmark), Jens Bollerslev (Norway)

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:40

Lecture 4: The gut-brain axis

Karim Meeran (UK)

16:40 - 17:20

Lecture 5: Understanding the Numbers

Peter Trainer (UK)

DAY 2 – Saturday 12 January 2013

09:00 - 09:40

Lecture 6: Amiodarone-induced thyroid disease

Wilmar Wiersinga (The Netherlands)

09:40 - 10:20

Lecture 7: Diabetes

Maha Barakat (UAE)

10:20 - 10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 - 12:20

Parallel Workshops:  A-B REPEATED

12:20 - 13:00

Lecture 8: Vitamin D

Jens Bollerslev (Norway)

13:00 - 14:00

 LUNCH

14:00 - 15:30

Parallel Workshops:  C-D Repeated

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:40

Lecture 9: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia and Neuroendocrine Tumours

Karim Meeran (UK)

16:40 - 17:20

Lecture 10: Testosterone replacement therapy

Eberhard Nieschlag (Germany)

17:20 - 17:30

Closing Remarks