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Scientific Theatre

Wednesday, 31 August, 13:00 – 13:45 h, Foyer

The patient group representatives will discuss patients’ needs with the audience and every interessted participant. A representative from Eurordis will also be present.

Wednesday, 31 August, 18:45 – 20:15 h, Foyer

Parallel to the poster walk, the 10 high-ranked posters will be presented in the Scientific Theatre, where authors present their abstract to all interested participants.

Thursday, 1 September, 12:45 – 13:00 h, Foyer

Science Slam by Kai Hensel: The World of Epigenetics! For everyone who is interested.

Speed Mentoring

Tuesday, 30 August, 12:45-13:45 h – Friday, 2 September, 7:30-8:30 h, Meeting Room 1

As a young professional in the field of metabolic medicine, you will have the unique opportunity to speak one-on-one with advanced researchers and clinicians within and outside your specialty. During individual interviews of 7 minutes with up to 5 different mentors, you can get insider tips on how to develop a career plan, articulate career transitions and promotions, manage challenging situations at work and more. Bring your questions! This event will allow you to meet with different mentors in a protected professional environment.

Within a rolling system with different mentors clinicians, scientists and laboratory specialists in training under the age of 35 get the possibility to speak one-on-one with the experts.

Patient Organisations

Wednesday, 31 August, 08:45 – 10:15 h, Hall London

The SSIEM symposium provides a platform for national and international patient organisations to connect with each other, discuss current challenges, and to join forces. The main topic of this side meeting is to identify “Patients’ needs”. After this meeting there will be an open discussion in the scientific theatre with everyone interested in the topic.

This is a meeting for patients and patient representatives, international networking and all who are interested in the introduction lecture by Eurordis representative Dr. Gulcin Gumus.

Alumni Café

Thursday, 1 September, 12:30 – 14:00 h, Gallery Meeting Room 1

For the first time, an Alumni Café will be held at the annual symposium to collect impressions, highlights and developments form the past 50 years. A place where we shed light on the history of the SSIEM as well as the trends in Metabolic Medicine. A place where old friends and colleagues meet again and share their memories in an informal and enjoyable atmosphere.

The Alumni Café offers an exclusive opportunity for retired and emerited colleagues and everybody who likes to connect with them for sharing memories of the last 50 years.