EASDec 2016 Meeting

European Association for the Study of Diabetes Eye Complications Study Group

26th Annual Meeting

23rd-25th June, Manchester, UK

Manchester 2016

Thank you to all that attended - the conference was a huge success!


The abstracts from 2016 are available here »

Registration Fees:

Late Standard Registration Fee = £280
Late Concession Registration Fee = £200
Welcome Event + conference dinner (FOR GUEST) Fee = £ 75

Below is an overview of the conference.

Thursday 23rd June 2016 from 12.00 pm – 16.45 pm - EASDec Pre-Meeting
Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy in Europe – Impact of New technologies - by invite only
The latest programme is available here »
Conference Rooms 1 and 2, Citylabs, Nelson Street, Manchester M13 9NQ
Thursday 23rd June 2016 from 17.15 pm – 18.30 pm – Satellite Meeting sponsored by Bayer
The latest programme is available here »
email EASDec@mail.com and cc info@easdec.org to reserve a place.  We would appreciate it if you can do this as soon as possible as we need to finalise the number of places required
Conference Rooms 1 and 2, Citylabs, Nelson Street, Manchester M13 9NQ
Thursday 23rd June 2016 at 18.30 pm – 20.00 pm – Welcome Reception
Conference Rooms 1 and 2, Citylabs, Nelson Street, Manchester M13 9NQ
Friday 24th June 2016 – 8.30 am – 5 pm - EASDec Scientific Meeting and Posters
C8 & C15, Renold Building, University of Manchester, Altrincham Street, Manchester, M1 7JA
Friday 24th June 2016 at 7.00 pm - EASDec Conference Reception & Dinner
Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4FP
Saturday 25th June 2016 – 8.30 am – 1 pm - EASDec Scientific Meeting and Posters
C8 & C15, Renold Building, University of Manchester, Altrincham Street, Manchester, M1 7JA

Latest Programme

Pdf document of the latest programme is avaliable here »

You should check on this page for the latest version of the programme as this is still a draft version and may change.

Poster display information

General Information for Poster Presenters

  • The posters are traditional hanging posters (not electronic)
  • The poster boards are maximum 2.1m high x 1.2m wide in portrait orientation. We would recommend A0 poster size (841 mm x 1189 mm)
  • Landscape layout is not permitted
  • All materials must be prepared prior to the Meeting. There will be no graphic or computer print facilities available at the meeting
  • It is your responsibility to hang your poster at the beginning of the main meeting (on Friday morning from approximately 8 am) and to collect your poster at the end of the meeting (on Saturday afternoon at approximately 1.15 pm)


  • A poster should include:
  • the title, the author(s) and affiliation(s)
  • The poster should follow the following formats:
  • For case series, studies and audits the sections should follow:
  • introduction, methods, results, discussion, significance / conclusion
  • For interesting case reports, sections should follow:
  • history, clinical findings, management, result/outcome, conclusion


  • Text should contrast with background.  Dark text on a light background works best
  • Use a simple font (Times)
  • Point size minimum 18 (larger if possible)
  • Do not have excessive text.  Use bullet points
  • Do not use lots of capitalised text as difficult to read
  • Do not justify text as difficult to read
  • Use figures, diagrams, charts and images where possible
  • Images should be scanned at highest resolution possible
  • Do not mount illustrations or images
  • Captions to images or illustrations should be brief
  • Avoid unnecessary detail in figures, drawings and charts
  • Use minimal labeling on diagrams and charts
  • References should be in large, readable text otherwise don't include

During the Meeting

  • Your poster should be self-explanatory so that you are free to answer questions raised during the poster presentations
  • Have copies of your paper to hand out.   Include your contact e-mail address and the website address for your institution if applicable
  • Please bring your own self adhesive or double-sided velcro hanging materials
  • The organisers will not accept any responsibility for the collection or delivery / return of posters. Any posters left after the end of the meeting will be destroyed

Main Conference Venue Address & Details

C8 & C15
Renold Building
University of Manchester
Altrincham Street
M1 7JA

Delegate Car Parking
Current rates on the multi-storey car park on Charles Street are:
Up to 3 hours £3
Up to 6 hours £5
Up to 10 hours £8
Up to 24 hours £10
After 4pm and weekends £2

Drivers using this car park should collect a ticket on entry and pay at one of the machines prior to collecting their vehicle at the end of the day.

Candidates travelling to the venue via car should enter M1 3BB in any SATNAV/route based systems. This will direct them to Charles Street, which runs adjacent to Sackville Street.

Delegate Information

The delegate information sheet for information relating to travel, accommodation and other useful information relating to the meeting is available here »

The tourist information map, which highlights key areas such as tourist sites, accommodation and places to eat is available here »

Additonal location information is available on the venue website: http://www.conference.manchester.ac.uk/location/


Please note that it is your responsibility to make your own accommodation arrangements.

The accommodation booking service has now closed. If you require any assistance with booking hotels or with your reservation booked previously through the online booking service, support is available
via the Accommodation Booking Team on 0161 238 4514 / 4563 or email:


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