ADIPS is a foundation member of the Council of the International Association of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) of which the inaugural Council Meeting was held at Kibbutz Nof Ginosar in Israel in September 2000. This Council also includes the Diabetes In Pregnancy Study Group (DPSG) of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, the Japanese Diabetes In pregnancy Study Group, the Canadian Diabetes In Pregnancy Study Group, the Diabetes In Pregnancy Study Group of India, the West Coast USA Diabetes In Pregnancy Study Group along with a number of working and special interest groups within American Diabetes Association, European Association of Perinatal Medicine and the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, USA.
The original vision to hold a scientific meeting every 4 years (the first having been in Cairns, 1998) has been expanded to include the establishment of committees to promote joint approaches to research, education and quality care/databases.
The current President is Dr Fidelma Dunne and the Secretary-General is Dr Robert Lindsay.
For more information on IADPSG visit their website at www.iadpsg.org
ADIPS will host the IADPSG Meeting in 2022 at the Sheraton Grand Hyde Park Hotel, Sydney, Australia 17-20 November.
For further information, please visit the meeting website at www.iadpsg-adips2022.org