Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of the Scientific and the Organizing committees, it gives us a great pleasure to invite you to the 3rd Emirates Pediatric Endocrine Conference to be held on 18-19 February, 2022 as a hybrid event at Rosewood Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE.  
The Emirates Pediatric Endocrinology Conference provides a forum for educational opportunities as well as a chance to interact with colleagues and experts in the fields of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes. The program covers  a variety of pediatric endocrine disorders, that are closely related to the pediatricians in the emergency room setting, pediatric wards, and pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. additionally, we will review the most recent international guidelines in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes and their implications in our region. Teaching sessions will include key note lectures, interactive sessions, case presentations, workshops and poster sessions.
The Scientific Committee has developed a comprehensive two-day program highlighting the current challenges and clinical development in pediatric endocrinology. The topics of the conference present the latest updates in management and diagnosis of diabetes, growth and puberty disorders, thyroid disease, calcium and bone disorders delivered by renowned pediatric endocrinology experts in the UAE and the Gulf Region. Moreover, dedicated time slots for workshops have been allocated to allow delegates a more interactive, hands-on experience to keep abreast of the latest developments and future perspectives within the field.
The conference aims to advance excellence in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes by promoting research, education and implementation of the most updated  medical services to the benefit of children and adolescent, and to increase collaboration in the field of pediatric endocrinology among pediatric endocrinologists in the UAE and the region.
This is a great opportunity to meet and network with colleagues, both national and regional, while expanding existing connections or creating new ones.
On behalf of the EPEC, we are looking forward to welcoming your participation in this unique educational experience and hope to see you all engaged in the conference.
Dr. Walid Kaplan 
Conference Chairman 
Chairman of Pediatrics,
Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist
Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
Dr. Jamal Al Jubeh
Conference Co-Chair
Chairman of SEHA Pediatric Council
Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE