The 2011 California Diabetes Summit will take place on September 8th and 9th at the Westin Hotel in Long Beach. The summit, expected to draw diabetes experts from all over the state, will be the second event of its kind. The first summit, held in Sacramento in 2009, drew more than 250 participants.
Event hosts include the California Diabetes Program, the University of California San Francisco, and the California Department of Public Health. Sponsors include the California Obesity Prevention Program, the California Healthcare Foundation, Lilly, Medtronic, the Riverside Community Health Foundation, Novo Nordisk, Merck, Bayer HealthCare, Mini Pharmacy, and Accu-Chek.
The summit begins Thursday evening, September 7, with an evening networking reception (5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.) at the Westin that will feature light refreshments and a cash bar. The all-day conference on Friday, September 8, will include exhibits, keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and a panel discussion.
Attendees can enjoy a $25 discount on the event’s reception and conference if they register before or on August 19.
For complete information, go to the 2011 California Diabetes Summit website.