Awards and Grants 2018-02-16T08:47:47+00:00
AUSTRALASIAN DIABETES CONGRESS 2018

General Free Oral and Poster Submissions

2018 Awards

Each year awards are given to recognise good quality work, this year the Categories include:

  • Roche Best Oral Presentation
  • Roche Best Novice Oral Presentation
  • Roche Best Poster Presentation
  • Roche Best Novice Poster Presentation
  • DAA Dietetic Research Prize
  • ADS Pincus-Taft Young Investigator Award
  • ADS President’s Clinical Young Investigator Award
  • Basic Science Poster Award
  • Clinical Research Poster Award

Please note: By selecting the Novice Presenter prize you are confirming that you are in fact a novice presenter when submitting your abstract. The POC defines a ‘Novice’ presenter as an ADEA member presenting for the first time at the ADS-ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting, therefore if you have previously presented at your branch conference, you are still eligible for this category.


Roche Best Novice Oral Presentation Award

RocheThe Roche Best Novice Oral Presentation Award to is to the value of $1,000. Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA for at least twelve months at the time of application.

Eligibility: This category is granted to ADEA members who are presenting for the first time at the ADS-ADEA ASM.

NB: The Award Winner is required to provide their presentation slides to the conference organiser at the conclusion of the conference. The slides will be uploaded to ADEA website.


Roche Best Oral Presentation Award

RocheThe Roche Best Oral Presentation Award is to the value of $1,000. Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA for at least twelve months at the time of application.

NB: The Award Winner is required to provide their presentation slides to the conference organiser at the conclusion of the conference. The slides will be uploaded to ADEA website.


Roche Best Poster Award

RocheThe Roche Best Poster Award is to the value of $800. Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA for at least twelve months at the time of application.

NB: The Award Winner is required to provide the image of their poster to the conference organiser at the conclusion of the conference. The poster will be uploaded to ADEA website.


Roche Best Novice Poster Award

RocheThe Roche Best Novice Poster Award is to the value of $800. Applicants must be a financial member of the ADEA for at least twelve months at the time of application.

Eligibility: This category is granted to ADEA members who are presenting for the first time at the ADS-ADEA ASM.

NB: The Award Winner is required to provide the image of their poster to the conference organiser at the conclusion of the conference. The poster will be uploaded to ADEA website.


ADEA Roche Travel Grant

Roche Please download the Guidelines here.

Roche ADC-Registration Assistance Grant

Roche Please download the Guidelines here.

DAA Dietetic Research Prize

ADEA and the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) are pleased to offer the DAA Dietetic Research Prize at the 2018 Australasian Diabetes Congress.

The DAA Dietetic Research Prize will be presented to the best oral abstract presentation on an evidence-based, nutrition/dietetics-related topic by an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD).  Presentations will be assessed by a committee comprising of APDs from the ADEA Program Organising Committee and the DAA National Diabetes Interest Group Committee.  The certificate and cheque for $300 will be presented at the ADEA Awards Ceremony on Friday 24th August.

Applicants will be given the opportunity to confirm their eligibility for this prize when submitting their abstract online.  A separate application form is not required.

  • Recipient must be an Accredited Practising Dietitian or DAA Student member
  • Recipient must be confirmed on the program as the presenter and first author of the accepted oral or poster abstract
  • The topic must be evidence-based AND nutrition-related and/or within the scope of dietetic practice

ADS Travel Grant

If you would like to apply for an ADS Travel Grant to the Annual Scientific Meeting please check the website for eligibility criteria. If you meet the criteria, and would like to apply for the ADS Travel Grant, you will be given an opportunity to express your interest as part of the General Call For Abstracts online submission form.

If you have any queries please contact the Congress Office on adc@thinkbusinessevents.com.au.

Key Dates

ADEA Symposia, Masterclasses and Workshop Submissions
Now Closed

ADC Registration
Now Open

ADC General Oral and Poster Submissions
Now Open

ADEA Symposia, Masterclasses and Workshop Applicant Notification
14 February 2018

ADEA Symposia, Masterclasses and Workshop Acceptance Deadline
21 February 2018

ADC General Oral and Poster Submissions Close
14 May 2018

ADC General Oral and Poster Submission Notifications
Early July 2018

Registration Deadline for all Presenters
2 July 2018

Early Bird Registration Closes
2 July 2018

Congress Dates
22-24 August 2018