Heidelberg International Symposium 
on Diabetic Complications


Print Media Academy



The conference will highlight recent exciting developments in key areas of metabolism, 
diabetes and its complications.

We envision contributions allowing the audience to gain an overview of the recent 
exciting progress on these fundamental topics by speakers 
known for their outstanding contributions to this field.

Registration & Abstract submission


Participation in the Heidelberg International Symposium on Diabetic Complications is free of charge - free registration is required though: www.conftool.com/hidc2017/

Places are limited, so please make sure you register early.

Abstract submission

Abstracts will be chosen for Oral (Short Talk) AND/OR Poster presentation by the Program Committee.

Authors will be notified, if their abstract is selected for a short talk and/or a poster presentation.
For abstract submission and guidelines please contact Mirjam Knoell: E-Mail

Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts are in English
  • Each author can be listed ONLY ONCE as the PRESENTING author
  • Abstracts should not exceed 4.000 characters (incl. spaces)
  • Abstract title is limited to 150 characters (incl. spaces)
  • Abstracts must include the following sections: Background and Aims, Materials and Methods, Results and Conclusion.
  • Upload of one graphic file is allowed (one table OR one graph)


Format Specifications

Abstract title in upper- and lowercase

Font: Arial Narrow 14 pt. bold

Author’s names should be first initial and last (surname) name only. (i.e. J. Test). Please ensure that the presenting author’s name is underlined,
Font: Arrial Narrow 12 pt. bold, presenting author underlined
Example: J. Test1 / S. Sample2)
Department/Research Institute, University, Country
Department/Research Institute, University, Country

Text Body: The maximum length is 4.000 characters (including spaces), and should  include the following sections: Background and Aims, Materials and Methods, Results and Conclusions. Font: Arial Narrow, 12 point, single-line-spaced

Poster guidelines

Poster should have DIN A01 portrait format: 594 x 841mm /  23.3 x 33.1 Inch

Travel Information


Our partner for hotel reservations, Heidelberg Marketing, has reserved rooms in a number of hotels in different categories situated in Heidelberg's city center or close to the city center. For booking your hotel please use the following link:
HiDC 2017 Accommodation 

Should you have any questions concerning accommodation, please contact:
Business Service Heidelberg Marketing
Phone: +49 (0)6221 58 402 -26/-24
E-Mail:  business@heidelberg-marketing.de
open:  Monday - Friday,  9 am - 6 pm
There is also the possibility of low budget accommodation at youth hostels. For booking a youth hostel please follow the link  
For even more accommodation options please check  Heidelberg Marketing.



Print Media Academy

Event and Congress Center

Auditorium, 2nd floor

Kurfürsten-Anlage 52-60

69115 Heidelberg

Arriving by plane

We are 60 minutes by car or train from the international Frankfurt am Main Airport.
From Frankfurt International Airport, Heidelberg can be reached by Shuttle, Lufthansa Airport Bus or by train.

Other Airports near Heidelberg:
 Frankfurt-Hahn Airport
 Stuttgart International Airport

Arriving by train

Heidelberg is connected directly (or via Mannheim, 10 minutes) to the ICE- and IC/EC-Network of German Railways (DB). Arrival is at Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof (Central Station).

You will find train connections to Heidelberg on the web pages of the  Deutsche Bahn.