Courses and Meetings Worldwide  -  associated with COMGAN


Please note that this is a preliminary schedule. Updated and additional information will be added
regularly. Last update: 22 May 2001. COMGAN associated meetings in 2001: 26


Egyptian Society of Nephrology
ISN-ESN Consensus Conference on "Quality of Dialysis"
Cairo, Egypt
website ESN:
contact: Dr. Magdi Soliman
[email protected]
Jan 23 - 27
Middle East Update
Dubai, UAE
contact: Net Conference & Conventions
Paddy Paul
[email protected] or [email protected]
Feb 5 - 8
SAARC/SIUT South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
(Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka)
& (Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation)
Karachi, Pakistan
contact: Dr. A. Rizvi
e-mail: [email protected]
Feb 10 - 14
ISN Update in Nephrology
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
contact: Dr. Visith Sitprija
[email protected]
Mar 3 - 4
ISN Update in Nephrology
Bangkok, Thailand
contact: Dr. Visith Sitprija
[email protected]
Mar 6
Site visit Rijadh and Jeddah
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
contact: Dr. Abdullah Al Khader
[email protected]
Mar 17 - 21
ISN Update in Nephrology
Havana, Cuba
contact: Dr. Jorge Alfonzo

[email protected]
Apr 17 - 18
Association of Nephrology of Santa Fe. Argentina
Second International Symposium on glomerulopathies
Rosario, Argentina
contact: [email protected]
Apr 19 - 21
Update Kiev, Zaporizhia, Kharkiv
contact: Dr. Andrey Cybulski
[email protected]
May 22 - 29
Argentina Nutrition and Renal Disease Meeting
Entre R�os, Argentina
contact: Dra. Rosa Mar�a Scuteri
e-mail: [email protected]
or contact: Dr. Sergio Prudkin
e-mail: [email protected]
May 31 - Jun 2
Meeting Minsk, Belarus
contact: dr. Vladimir Voitovitch
[email protected]
May 31 - Jun 1
Meeting in Yekatherinenburg, Russia
contact: Andrey Nazarov
[email protected]
June 4 - 5
Mexico - IMIN
contact: Dr. Dante Amato or Dr. Ricardo Correa Rotter
[email protected]
Jun 13 - 15
Consensus Conference on Scientific Production in Nephrology
Guadelajara, Mexico
contact: dr. Guilermo Garc�a Garc�a
[email protected]
Jun 14 - 16
Nephrology Workshop
contact: Dr. Ali Lahresh
[email protected]
Aug 3 - 5
Paraguayan Congress of Nephrology
La Asunci�n, Paraguay
contact: Dr. Silvio Franco
[email protected]
Aug 12 - 15
Eight Budapest Nephrology School
Budapest, Hungary
contact: Dr. Laszlo Rosivall
[email protected]
Aug 30 - Sep 4
Latin American meeting 'Hypertension and the immune system
M�rida, Venezuela
contact: Dr. Bernardo Rodriguez-Iturbe
[email protected]
Sept 5 - 7
National Congress of Nephrology -Turkish Society of Nephrology
Cappadocia, Turkey
contact: Dr. Kamil Serdengecti
[email protected]
web site:
Sep 5 - 9
Indian Society of Nephrology
Lucknow, India
contact: Dr. Kirpal Chugh
[email protected]
Sep 29 - 30
5th Congress of the Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs
Thessaloniki, Hellas
contact: Dr. Charalambos P. Stathakis

e-mail: [email protected]
Sep 29- Oct 3
Caribbean Central America Nephrology Meeting TBA
World Congress of Nephrology (XVIth International Congress of Nephrology)
Joint congress by ISN and ASN
San Francisco, CA, USA
Preliminary Announcement
Oct 12-17
Workshop ISN
Libreville, Gabon
IVth Bolivian Congress of Transplantation & VIth Bolivian Meeting of Nephrology
International Symposium 'Renal Transplantation in Less Developed Countries - Optimizing Results'
Cochabamba, Bolivia
contact: Dr. Silvestre Arze
e-mail: [email protected]
fax: 591 411 7215
Nov 22 - 24


past meetings
Year 2000

Egyptian Society of Nephrology
Gouna, Egypt
February 8-12
Update in Nephrology
With European Renal Association & Serbian Society of Nephrology
Beograd, Serbia
February 12
ASNRT - Arab Society of Nephrology & Renal Transplantation
Marrakech, Morocco
February 22-25
Iranian Society of Nephrology
Tehran, Iran
March 4-6
8th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology
Taipei, Taiwan
March 26-30
Philippines Society of Nephrology
Manila, Philippines
April 11-13
1�re r�union Soci�t� Tunisienne de N�phrology
April 13-15
Site Visits and CME
Kiev and 3 Cities, Ukraine
May 23-26
China, Beijing
contact: Dr. Hayan Wang, fax 86 10 6617 0758
e-mail [email protected]
May 31 - June 2
Moscow, Russia
contact: Dr. N. Tomilina [email protected]
May 31 - June 2
30th Anniversary Turkish Society of Nephrology
Istanbul, Turkey
contact: Serpil Bagriacik [email protected]
Final Program
Post Congress Tour 
June 5-8
Third Nephrological Meeting from Moldova
Iasi, Romania
day 1: PD Symposium, Romania Perspectives 2000
day 2: The International Educational Postgraduate Course
contact: Dr. Adrian Covic, [email protected]
fax +40 32 210940
June 23- 24
Vth Baltic Nephrology Conference
Tallinn, Estonia
contact: Dr. Merike Luman
meeting website
June 30-July 2
Site Visit and CME
Costa Rica
Central American Society of Nephrology
Managua, Nicaragua
Contact: Dr. Nubia Cano: [email protected]
July 26-28
Budapest Summer School
Budapest, Hungary
Contact: Dr. Laszlo Rosivall [email protected]
Invitation and Program
August 30 - Sept 5
XX Brazilian Society of Nephrology Meeting
Nata, Brazil
September 24-27
South African Renal Society (SARS)
Somerset, South Africa
September 30-October 3
ASN Annual Meeting, with COMGAN Workshop
Toronto, Canada
schedule main meeting and Subcommittee meetings
(Thursday Oct 12)
First Meeting Moroccan Society of Kidney Diseases
Casablanca, Morocco
contact: Pr. Amal Bourquia, fax 21228 33435
e-mail: [email protected]
October 28-29
Renal Pathology Course
Nairobi, Kenya
contact: Dr. M. Abdullah
October 30-November 2
Santa Clara, Pinar del Rio
Havana, Cuba
Contact: Dr. Jorge Alfonzo
November 6-9
National Congress on Dialysis and Apheresis
Thailand Society of Nephrology
Chiang Mai, Thailand
contact: Dr. Visith Sitprija
[email protected]
November 9-11
Nephrology Symposium
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
contact: Dr. Harmoud Marhuby
Excellence in Dialysis
Karachi, Pakistan
contact: Dr. Adibul Rizvi
November 15-19
Asia Colloquium in Nephrology
Bali, Indonesia
1. Tentative Program
2. Topic and Theme
3. Update April 2000
November 21-25
Indian Society of Nephrology
Mumbai, India
contact: Dr. Kirpal Chugh & Dr. Devinder Rana
Consensus Conference "Quality of Dialysis
contact: Dr. Kirpal Chugh
[email protected]
November 24-26

November 26
Colombo, Sri Lanka
contact: Dr. Kirpal Chugh
[email protected]
November 28-29


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last update 22 May, 2001