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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

The following is a list of events relating to pediatric kidney disease education and awareness. Each of the events are  designed for a specific audience: medical professionals or caregivers of children with kidney disease. These events are are presented in chronological order and not separated by key audience.

October 2019

October 9, 2019
NKF Serving Central Ohio KEEP Healthy Event
Delaware, OH USA

October 17-21, 2019
IPNA Congress 2019
Venice, Italy
There will be a scientific program to match the creative and technological inventiveness of the location: inspiring, engaging and cutting edge.

October 19, 2019
Chronic Kidney Disease Awareness Day
Organized by the Chinese Renal Association
Event includes education about the risk factors of kidney disease presented by renal nurses; information displays and workshop (delivered in Chinese).
Scarborough, Ontario

October 23, 2019
Potassium and Kidney Disease: What you Need to Know Webinar

October 23, 2019
Mississauga Kidney Connect Peer Support Group Meeting
If you or someone you love is living with kidney disease, it is important to know that you are not alone. Anyone affected by kidney disease is welcome.
Mississauga, Canada

October 24, 2019
Fall Cooking and Nutrition Education Workshop
Join Niagara Health Renal Dietitian Claire Chartrand, a PC Cooking School Chef and Julie Bertoia from The Kidney Foundation, for a renal friendly Fall inspired, cooking demonstration and nutrition education workshop.
Learn some chopping skills, meet new people and create a renal friendly three course meal, including an appetizer, main course and dessert. Have your nutrition questions answered and leave with recipes & resources.
Space is limited, so register early!
Ontario, Canada

October 24-26, 2019
CANNET National Conference
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
The Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians national conference theme this year is “Sharing our stories down by the river.” There is a mix of plenary and concurrent sessions, as well as posters exhibited.

October 25, 2019
NKF Serving South & Central Texas KEEP Healthy Event
Austin, TX USA

October 26, 2019
NKF Serving South & Central Texas KEEP Healthy Event
Austin, TX USA

October 27, 2019
Renal Support Network Monthly Support Group Meeting
Glendale, CA USA
A support group will not replace your standard medical care, but it can be a valuable resource to help you cope.

November 2019

November 5-10, 2019 
Kidney Week 2019
Washington, DC USA
Kidney Week provides participants exciting and challenging opportunities to exchange knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative discussions with leading experts in the field.

November 6, 2019
CNTN Fall Meeting
Washington, DC USA
The CNTN Scientific Operations Committee is hosting a meeting, ahead of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) conference, to hear about upcoming research projects from members. During this meeting, attendees will discuss and review new proposals, in order to inform, improve methodology, invite collaboration, and network.

November 7-10, 2019
American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019
Washington, DC USA

November 9, 2019
NKF Serving Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, and Wyoming KEEP Healthy Event
Colorado Springs, CO USA

November 9, 2019
NKF Serving Northern California KEEP Healthy Event
Fresno, CA USA

November 11-12, 2019
First International Symposium on Pediatric Renovscular Hypertension
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
A collaborative and informative conference, which will bring multi-disciplinary experts together to identify best practices in the clinical management of these unique pediatric patients.

Nov 15-16, 2019
ERKNet/CERTAIN Nephropathology Meeting on Renal and Transplantation Pathology
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
For more information and to register, click here.

November 15-16, 2019
IPNA Teaching Course
Pediatric Renal Basic Life Support (pRBLS)
Karnakata, India
Course director: Dr. Anil Vasudevan

November 17, 2019
IPNA Teaching Course
Teaching Course on Pediatric Hypertension
Manila, Philippine
Course director: Agnes A. Alba, M

November 18-19, 2019
18th International Conference on Nephrology & Urology
Theme: Exploring the pioneering technology in Nephrology and Urology
Osaka, Japan

November 22, 2019
Nephrology Day for General Pediatricians
This course focuses on the up to date management of kidney disease encountered by general pediatricians and pediatricians with an interest in aediatric nephrology.
London, United Kingdom

November 24, 2019
Renal Support Network Monthly Support Group Meeting
Glendale, CA USA
A support group will not replace your standard medical care, but it can be a valuable resource to help you cope.

December 2019

December 6-7, 2019
IPNA Teaching Course
Genetic Kidney Diseases in Children
Moscow, Russia
Course director: Dr. Larissa Prikhodina

December 9-10, 2019
5th Pediatric Kidney Transplantation Symposium

London, UK
Key Topics

  • Should children with ESRD be offered pancreas transplantation?
  • Kidney transplantation in children with severe cardiac insufficiency
  • Which children should have AV fistulas?
  • Transplanting children with learning disabilities
  • How to increase living and deceased donation for pediatric recipients?

December 20-21, 2019
IPNA Teaching Course
IPNA Teaching Course for Pediatric Nephrologists
Pune, India
Course director: Dr. Jyoti Sharma

December 22, 2019
Renal Support Network Monthly Support Group Meeting
Glendale, CA USA
A support group will not replace your standard medical care, but it can be a valuable resource to help you cope.

January 2020

January 19, 2020
RSN’s 21st Annual Prom for Teens with Kidney Disease
Glendale, CA USA
The Renal Teen Prom is for teens and young adults ages 14-24 who have kidney disease. The Prom brings them together to share experiences, strengths, hopes… and a great party! This event is at no charge to attendees and one guest.

March 2020

March 25-28, 2020
51st Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Nephrology (GPN)
Hamburg, Germany

March 26-29, 2020
ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2020
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) is the annual scientific, educational and networking meeting of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and in 2020 is hosted together with the Emirates Medical Association of Nephrology Society (EMAN). The WCN features regionally relevant symposia, presentations, training programs and courses, and offers the latest science and state-of-the-art education in the field of nephrology.

April 2020

April 29 – May 6, 2020
Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting
The Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting brings together thousands of pediatricians and other health care providers united by a common mission: improve the health and well-being of children worldwide.
Philidelphia, PA USA

May 2020

May 2-5, 2020
ISPD EuroPD 2020
This will be the largest gathering of PD experts in Europe and is expected to attract over 2,000 delegates from around the world.
Glasgow, Scotland

May 14-16, 2020
Global Experts Meeting on Frontiers in Pediatrics
With more than 100 paediatricians such as Adolescent Medicine paediatrician, pediatric cardiologist, pediatric Endocrinologist, pediatric Gastroenterologist and pediatric Pulmonologist along with researchers, educators, administrators, policy makers and students expected to attend the conference.
Tokyo, Japan

June 2020

June 6-9, 2020
European Renal Association 57th Annual Congress 2020
Milan, Italy

June 14-17, 2020
10th Congress of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies
Mexico City, Mexico

September 2020

September 16-19, 2020
52nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology
Ljubljana, Slovenia

June 24-25, 2020
AAKP 3rd Annual Policy Summit
Washington, DC USA
The 3rd Annual Policy Summit will continue to bring together key influencers from across all sectors of the policy spectrum – patients, healthcare professionals, researchers, industry and the Federal government – for a two-day Summit. The focus for 2020 will be to highlight innovation in kidney biologics, diagnostics and devices. We will also be examining the expanding impact of kidney disease in America and the accelerating need for policies that honor full consumer choice in treatment and smarter policies to better align both regulatory and payment decisions.

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