Information in English

The Preliminary Programme for the 2018 Diabetes Congress will be available online soon, and can be found through the interactive iPlanner (online calendar).

The official conference language is German; however selected lectures and/or single presentations will be held in English.

The registration for the congress is open to you via the online portal. Everyone who registers online will save 5 EUR off of the normal registration fee. Save time and even more money by booking your hotel reservation at the same time using our interactive online registration/accommodation portal.

Dates and deadlines:

Please be aware of the following deadlines for the 2018 Diabetes Congress

  • Standard Registration: until 5 April 2018
  • Late Registration: until 4 May 2018

An overview of the congress fees is available here.

Abstract Submission
The Abstract Submission ist closed, however Late Breaking Abstracts can be submitted until 5 April 2018. The Abstracts will be published on the conference website, selected abstracts will be presented in lectures or at the poster exhibition. A publication in “Diabetetologie und Stoffwechsel” of the Thieme Verlag will be scheduled for the Congress issue. A publication of the Late Breaking Abstracts in “Diabetetologie und Stoffwechsel” of the Thieme Verlag will be schedued for the June issue.

Supporting Young Academics of the German Diabetes Society
The German Diabetes Society will award travel grants to young scientific professionals for the Diabetes Congress 2018.

The Diabetes Congress offers an optimal platform to gain more information about this multifaceted field and to network with peers and colleagues. Mentors in academia, clinicians and those in practice will offer assistance and function as a contact person to the awardees during the Diabetes Congress. The goal is for the young colleagues to become inspired by diabetology and to support prospective diabetologists.

The application process is open until 25 March 2018.


Social Events

DDG Night 2018

We look forward to welcoming you to this year’s DDG Night on Friday 11 May 2018 from 19:00 - 24:00.

It is possible to book tickets for the DDG Night when registering for the Congress. Please be aware that places are limited for this event so book your tickets soon!

Key Facts:
DDG Night 2018
Date: Friday 11 May 2018
Time: 19:00 – 24:00
Location: Arminiusmarkthalle

Opening Event and Get-together Diabetes Congress 2018

A get-together will take place in the Cube Café of the CityCube directly after the Opening Ceremony of the Diabetes Congress 2018 offering the perfect opportunity to greet and network with colleagues and to pause for a moment before the start of the Congress.

All participants are welcome to come along and we look forward to seeing you there.


Key Facts:
Charity Concert and Get-together Diabetes Congress 2018
Date: Wednesday 09 May 2018
Time: 18:15 - 20:30
Location: Cube Café, CityCube Berlin
Price: € 10.00 per person


For any question about the conference programme, abstract submission, travel grants selection or further information about the conference, please do not hesitate to contact the 2018 Diabetes Congress team. We will be happy to answer any question you may have.

All relevant contacts can be found here.