EISG Helsinki 2024

European Islet Study Group (EISG) meeting has been organized almost every year since 1991. After the 2023 meeting in Vancouver, the EISG will return to Europe when the meeting will be organized in Helsinki, Finland, June 18-20, 2024. The meeting program will highlight important scientific developments of all aspects of pancreatic islet biology. The conference will be held in the beautiful Hanasaari congress hotel located on a small island in the immediate vicinity of Helsinki.

Information at a glance
  • The conference will start in the morning of June 18th and end at lunch on June 20th
  • The final themes of the program will be decided later.  They will include at least:
    • Islet development
    • Stem cell derived islets
    • Signalling and cross-talk in the islet
    • Beta-cell proliferation and regeneration
    • Genetic defects of the beta cell
    • Immunology / type 1 diabetes
    • Metabolic stress / type 2 diabetes
    • Transplantation
  • The sessions will be based on invited talks plus short talks based on abstracts received
  • Poster sessions will also be included, the deadline for abstracts will be in the end of April, 2024.
  • Invited speakers will be announced by the end of 2023 and the final program will be released after the closure of the abstract submission. 

And memorable social events to enjoy the white northern summer nights!