3rd Cambridge- Oxford- Sunway Biomedical Symposium  

Date: 26 & 27 March 2019 (Tuesday & Wednesday)

Time: 8.30AM-5.30PM

Venue: SunMed Convention Centre,
Level 4, Tower A, Sunway Medical Centre,

Sunway City, Selangor, Malaysia 

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Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine, University of Cambridge

School of Healthcare & Medical Sciences, Sunway University, Malaysia (Level 11)

shms@sunway.edu.my  

03-74918622 ext 7381 (Ms Sue)
03-74918622 ext 7441 (Mr Anand)

The Organizing Committee is inviting submissions of abstracts under one of the following categories: Oral or poster.

All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed by our committees, and accepted abstracts will be included in the post conference publication. 

  • At least one author must register for the conference and only one of the authors are allowed to present with each abstract submission.

  • Please use the abstract template provided to prepare your abstract. 

  • The abstract must be prepared in English with a maximum of 300 words.

  • Three to five keywords should be included at the end of the abstract.

  • Authors are required to submit the abstract in DOC format.

  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance will be sent by 15 January 2019.

  • Affiliations should follow this format: Department, Institute, City, Country.

  • Author’s name format should be “Surname followed by First name initial” – e.g. “Bradley DA”, “Peh SC”, etc.

  • Please underline the name of the presenter.

  • 15 minutes each. 5 minutes for Q&A session.


Oral Presentation

  • Poster size must be in A1 size (portrait orientation) 

  • All poster presenters need to affix their poster on the poster boards before 9.00 am on 26th March 2019, following their poster code as shown on the conference program.  

  • Poster tac will be provided by the organiser.

  • All posters need to be removed by the presenter by 5.30pm on 27th March 2019.  Unattended posters will be confiscated.

POSTER Presentation

Diabetes: Disarming the Silent Killer

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ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

The main aim of this international symposium is to discuss recent advances in diabetes research and how these are being extended to transform patient care.

OBJECTIVE & SCOPE

Scientists

Epidemiologist

Medical Consultants and Practitioners

Academics and Researchers

Healthcare Industry Representatives

Allied Health Practitioners

Government Officials and Publishers

The general public with the objective of raising awareness of diabetes as a major emerging health issue.

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PROGRAM

OUR DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS*

Join the sharing by the professionals through presentations on the recent developments and treatments for Diabetes.

Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly 
MD FRCP FRCPI FRCPath FRS FMedSci

Professor Nick Wareham  

Professor, Honorary Consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Professor Fiona Gribble  

Professor of Endocrine Physiology, University of Cambridge

Professor John A Todd  
FRS, FMedSci, FRCP Hons, PhD

Professor of Precision Medicine, University of Oxford

Professor Rury HolmaN

Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Oxford

Professor Kieran Clarke  

Professor of Physiological Biochemistry, University of Oxford

Professor Mark Cooper  

Head of Diabetes Department, Monash University Australia

Professor Dato’ Khalid Abdul Kadir  

Professor of Medicine, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia

Professor Paul Zimmet AO 
MBBS, MD (Adel), PhD (Monash), FRACP, FACE, FACN, FAIID, FAFPHM, FRCP (Lon), FTSE, Honoris Causa Doctoris (Complutense, Madrid), Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa, Monash), Doctoris Philosophae, Honoris Causa (Tel Aviv University)
 

Professor of Diabetes, Monash University Australia

IMPORTANT DATES

First announcement and Call for Papers

01 Sept 2018

Deadline for Submission of Abstract

01 Dec 2018

Notification of Abstract Acceptance 

15 Jan 2019

Deadline for Early-bird Registration and Payment

01 Feb 2019

Deadline for Submission of Full Paper with camera ready format

01 Mar 2019

Deadline for Registration and Payment for Presenters 

20 Mar 2019

Conference Dates  

26 - 27 Mar 2019

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HOW TO
REGISTER?

REGISTRATION FEES

  • Conference attendance 
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points (for medical practitioner only)
  • Conference program booklet
  • Conference reception on 26th March 2019
  • Coffee & tea breaks and lunches
  • A certificate of attendance
  • An e-copy of the post conference publication

Conference registration fees include:

EARLY BIRD RATE
(TILL 1ST FEB 2019)

REGULAR RATE
(FROM 2ND FEB 2019)

Normal Rate
(Presenter/Participant)

Student Rate
(Presenter/Participant)

RM250

RM400

RM150

RM250

After registration, you can either:
1) Make payment at: https://epayment.sunway.edu.my/suni
*Payment guide here

2) Bank in/ transfer fee to:

Account Name   : Sunway University Sdn Bhd
Bank Name        : HSBC Bank (M) Bhd
A/c number        : 352 512164 101                    
Swift Code         : HBMBMYKL
Bank Address     : Unit 2A & 2A-A Jalan USJ 10/1B 47610 UEP Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Please write your acceptance Full Name or accepted abstract ID number in the transaction record and email the transaction record to shms@sunway.edu.my

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Winners bring home certificate + Cash Prizes Up To RM1000!

CALL FOR PAPERS

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

HOW DO YOU CLASSIFY LOCAL AND FOREIGN PARTICIPANTS?
There is only one rate applies, regardless of nationality.

CAN I OBTAIN REFUND OF THE REGISTRATION FEE IF I AM UNABLE TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?
Once registration fee is paid, it is non-refundable nor transferable.
I HAVE SUBMITTED MY FULL PAPER AND PAID THE REGISTRATION FEES. CAN I WITHDRAW MY SUBMISSION?
Yes, you may but the registration fee is non-refundable nor transferable.

I HAVE SUBMITTED MY FULL PAPER AND PAID THE REGISTRATION FEES. BUT I CAN’T ATTEND. CAN I NOMINATE CO-AUTHOR TO PRESENT?
Yes, you may. However, a request is required to be submitted in no less than 10 working days.
IS THERE ANY FUNDING AVAILABLE TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE?
There is no funding available for this conference.
WHAT KIND OF TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED FOR PRESENTATION OF PAPERS AT THE CONFERENCES?
Laptop/Computer and LCD Projector
WHAT ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS AVAILABLE NEAR THE EVENT PLACE?
Hotels are available within 10-15 minutes walking distance such as the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Sunway Pyramid Hotel and Sunway Clio hotel. https://www.sunwayhotels.com/
WHAT IS IN THE SUNWAY CITY TOWNSHIP?
Looking for places for leisure or wanting to go around? For more information about the Sunway City, click  http://www.sunway.city


ABOUT MALAYSIA

CURRENCY
The Malaysian currency is denoted in Ringgit Malaysia (RM or MYR). Notes are available in RM1, RM5, RM20, RM50 and RM 100 denominations; whiles coins are issued in 5, 10, 20 and 50 sen (cents) denominations.
CLIMATE
The country experiences tropical weather all year-round, with temperatures ranging from 21ºC (70ºF) to 32ºC (90ºF). Expect rain showers during the wet season from April to October on the West Coast, and from November to February on the East Coast of the Peninsula.
CULTURE & LANGUAGE
The Malays comprise 57% of the population, while the Chinese, Indians and other races make up the rest of Malaysia's diverse population. While Malaysian Malay is the national language, the many ethnic groups also converse in various languages and dialects such as Cantonese and Mandarin for Chinese, and Hindi, Tamil and Urdu for Indians, while English is also widely spoken among the population of 32 million (2018 estimate). Islam is the official religion, while other religions such as Buddhism and Christianity are also widely and freely practised.
GENERAL INFO
Time: Eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
ELECTRICITY
Standard voltage is 220 - 240 Volts AC at 50 cycles per second. Malaysia uses standard 3-pin square plugs and sockets.
WEIGHT & MEASUREMENT
Malaysia follows the Imperial metric system for weight and measurement, as commonly practiced in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Local calls can be made from public phones using coins or prepaid cards. International calls can also be made using phone cards or at any Telekom office. The GSM frequency band is GSM 1800. WiFi connection is available throughout Sunway Resort City, although we recommend purchasing a local prepaid card or SIM card for short to medium-length stays, should you wish to travel further.

ACCESIBILITIES

MODE OF TRANSPORTATION
Several transport options are available based on the visitor’s convenience. The nearest BRT stations are at Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway Lagoon and Monash University. The closest LRT station is at Setia Jaya. For directions, please check the google maps https://goo.gl/maps/bkz1k1zBo5r
FREE SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE
The free shuttle runs every 25 minutes (subject to traffic conditions) between 0700 and 2130 hours daily around Sunway City -Pyramid Tower Hotel, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, Sunway Metro (Bus Stop),Sunway Lagoon (BRT Station), Monash Residence, Monash University Malaysia, Sunway Medical Centre and Lagoon Club.
PARKING
Paid parking is available at Sunway Medical Centre Car Park, Eastern Car Park Monash Malaysia, Sunway Geo, Sunway Pyramid shopping mall. Visitors parking at Sunway Pyramid and Monash parking lots can access the Canopy Walk which takes 20 minutes to reach the Sunway Medical Centre. Participants are encouraged to take public transport or park within the vicinity.
THE CANOPY WALK
This elevated, secure, one-kilometre walkway in Bandar Sunway connects our campus to the Sunway Pyramid shopping mall. It takes about 20-30 minutes to walk from the Sunway Medical Centre to Sunway Pyramid Mall. The Canopy Walk is open daily from 7am to 12 midnight (except on public holidays) and is monitored by close-circuit television cameras.

VISA

VISA
For more information on Malaysian visa requirement, please visit: Immigration Department of Malaysia.  If you need a supporting letter for your visa application, kindly email the Secretariat (shms@sunway.edu.my), subject title: 3rd Cambridge- Oxford- Sunway Biomedical Symposium Visa Supporting Letter with the following information Full Name, Passport Number, Country of origin, University / Organization attached 

ORAL AND POSTER PRIZES TO BE WON!

Stand a chance to win one of many generous oral and poster prizes:

Best Oral Award: 
certificate and cash price of RM1000, RM500, RM300

Best Poster Award:
certificate and cash price of RM500, RM300, RM200

The winning oral and posters will be chosen by a panel of judges based on the following criteria:
- Scientific Contribution (e.g. impactful and innovative content)
- Clarity and Timely (e.g. the research problems are timely and the objectives are clear, the quality of presentation, conclusions conform with the objectives)
- Visualisation (e.g. eye-catching display, concise and informative graphics/pictures, etc.)

ABSTRACT TOPICS & CONTENT

GALLERY

OUR HONORARY SPEAKERS

Join the sharing by the professionals through presentations on the recent developments and treatments for Diabetes.

Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine, University of Cambridge

Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly 

MD FRCP FRCPI FRCPath FRS FMedSci

Professor Nick Wareham  

Professor, Honorary Consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Professor Fiona Gribble  

Professor of Endocrine Physiology, University of Cambridge

Professor John A Todd  

FRS, FMedSci, FRCP Hons, PhD

Professor of Precision Medicine, University of Oxford

Professor Rury Holman  

Professor of Diabetic Medicine, University of Oxford

Professor Kieran Clarke  

Professor of Physiological Biochemistry, University of Oxford

Professor Mark Cooper  

Head of Diabetes Department, Monash University Australia

Professor Dato’ Khalid Abdul Kadir  

Professor of Medicine, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia 

Professor Paul Zimmet AO  

MBBS, MD (Adel), PhD (Monash), FRACP, FACE, FACN, FAIID, FAFPHM, FRCP (Lon), FTSE, Honoris Causa Doctoris (Complutense, Madrid), Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa, Monash), Doctoris Philosophae, Honoris Causa (Tel Aviv University)

Professor of Diabetes, Monash University Australia

Professor Rury Holman

Professor of Diabetic Medicine,
University of Oxford

Professor Dato' Anuar Zaini Md Zain

Professor of Medicine, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia

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ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

OBJECTIVE & SCOPE

The main aim of this international symposium is to discuss recent advances in diabetes research and how these are being extended to transform patient care.

OUR DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS

Join the sharing by the professionals through presentations on the recent developments and treatments for Diabetes.

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* = Subject to change

The Symposium is jointly organized by the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Sunway University, Sunway Medical Centre and the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

The Chairman of the International Symposium Committee is Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly FRS, a world expert on the genetics of diabetes and human metabolic disease.

The Symposium will feature distinguished experts in the genetics and epidemiology of diabetes who will relate their topics to current and emerging healthcare issues in Malaysia and Southeast Asia such as the rise in incidence of diabetes, and its human and economic consequences.

They will also covert the recent advances in treatment and control ,and assess the future of potential of diabetes research, techniques and therapies.

Speakers will relate their topics to current and emerging healthcare issues in Malaysia and Southeast Asia such as the rapid rise in the incidence of diabetes and will cover recent advances in treatment and control its human and economic consequences.