About IDS & BSI

The Immunology of Diabetes Society exists to bring together numerous strands of scientific endeavour to foster research related to the genetics and pathogenesis, prevention and cure of type 1 diabetes. The IDS International Congress acts as an international forum for scientific discussion of all aspects of the immunology of insulin-dependent diabetes, including studies of the genetics, immunology, prediction and prevention of the disease and of pancreatic transplantation, in animal models and humans.

The IDS scientific congress occurs every 18 months and the 16th International Congress of the International Diabetes Society will be held in London on 25 – 29 October 2018 in partnership with British Society for Immunology (BSI) , one of the oldest, largest and most active Immunology societies in the world and is the largest in Europe. The IDS international Congress is the foremost event dedicated to the combined fields of immunology and diabetes.

British Society for Immunology
+44 (0)20 3019 5901

Call for bids for the 17th IDS Congress in 2020

Dear IDS Members, dear Friends,

Another important message: Call for Bids for the 17th IDS Congress in 2020, with a deadline of April 30, 2018.

If you have any questions, I am happy to help. I hope that many of you express interest to host our 17th Society Conference,

Best regards,

Anette IDS President Prof. Dr. med. Anette-G. Ziegler


Event dates:
Thursday 25 October - Monday 29 October 2018

Abstract submission deadline:
Monday 14 May 2018

Abstract notification:
July 2018

Early registration deadline:
Monday 3 September 2018

Registration deadline:
Monday 15 October 2018

British Society for Immunology
+44 (0)20 3019 5901