In 2019, the 55th Congress of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) will take place in Barcelona, Spain from 16-20 September 2019.
The EASD was founded in 1965 and has become one of the largest networks for diabetologists worldwide with more than 5,000 active members from over 100 countries throughout the world.
The Association’s aim is to encourage and support research in the field of diabetes, the rapid diffusion of acquired knowledge and to facilitate its application.
EASD holds its Annual Meeting in a different European city each year with more than 15,000 delegates from over 130 countries attending. The scientific programme includes more than 1,200 talks and presentations on the latest results in diabetes research by leading experts in the field
In 2019, the EASD will take place in Barcelona, the capital city of Catalonia.
Barcelona is a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and the most beautiful examples of 20th century Modernism and Avant-Garde. The world-famous Catalan architects Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Doménech have designed emblematic constructions for the city that have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
The city of Barcelona is full of music and joy with cherished traditions like the fiestas of La Mercè or the festivities in the neighborhoods of Gàrcia, Sants and Poblenou.
Barcelona’s innovative and imaginative gastronomic culture is famous for its mixture of tradition and modernity. The cuisine is based on fresh garden produce, fresh fish, a wide variety o sausages and olive oil, traditional handmade cakes and pastries and sparkling wines and more culinary delights.
Strolling through the cities of Barcelona, you will find surprises at every turn. Pedestrian streets in old quarter, green spaces and a splendid seafront with a range of modern facilities are a reflection of its multi-faced character.
Barcelona has cleverly succeeded in embracing its past without forgetting its commitment to the future. The city is endowed with some exceptional infrastructures which are in demand as venues for seminars and international events.
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