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8th JPEF Annual Global Diabetes Convention, 10th,11th & 12th July 2020

Jothydev's Professional Education Forum (JPEF) in association with Kesavadev Trust, Indian Medical Association AMS Nemom Chapter and Diabetes India conducted the 8th JPEF Annual International Convention virtually on 10th, 11th and 12th of July, 2020. Zoom was the web platform for the conference. The front end was a 3D Virtual lobby which provided access to both Summer Hall and Winter Hall, e-posters, exhibition area etc. The theme of the digital convention was ‘It’s time to target’.

Dr.Silvio E. Inzucchi (USA), Dr.Juliana CN Chan (Hong Kong), Dr.Tadej Battelino (Slovenia), Dr.Partha Kar (UK), Dr.Hossam Arafa Ghazi (Egypt), Dr.Nisha Nigil (Canada), Dr.Roger Chen (Australia), Dr.Thomas C.Blevins (USA), Dr.Kamlesh Khunti (UK), Prof.Kausik Ray (UK) were the International faculty who spoke in the conference. Around 120 distinguished speakers from all over the country also offered talks.

The 3-day event was inaugurated virtually by Dr.Shashi Tharoor, honourable Member of Parliament, Trivandrum along with other eminent guests. 'Shaukat M. Sadikot Oration' was conducted for the first time in memory of Dr.Shaukat M. Sadikot. The Orator Dr.Banshi Saboo, President of RSSDI, talked on 'Reversal of diabetes: A myth or reality?' Dr.Jothydev Kesavadev chaired the oration.

The third day marked 'Kesavadev Oration' in fond memory of the prolific writer and social reformer, P.Kesavadev. Dr.Juliana CN Chan, Professor of medicine and therapeutics,The Chinese University of Hong Kong, delivered the Kesavadev Oration on 'Young Onset diabetes- Challenges and Opportunities'. The session was chaired by Dr.Arun Shankar, Medical Director and Consultant diabetologist, Jothydev's Diabetes Research Centre, Trivandrum.

Presentations of selected oral abstracts were made. Eposter discussion was also held and the winner for the e-poster presentation was Dr.Rahul Mangalath Rajendraprasad. He presented on 'National Differences and Similarities in Youth-onset Type 2 Diabetes'.

Symposiums, orations and lectures of above 300 topics were covered in the three day virtual educational feast.