SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES ON THE BIOLOGY OF VITAMIN D
CONFERENCE CHAIR: Dr. John White, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
LOCATION: Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL, USA
ATTENDANCE: 220 delegates including basic scientists, clinicians, public health workers and nutritionists
PODIUM PRESENTATIONS: 46 (3 special lectures, 28 invited speakers, 17 promoted abstracts)
PLENARY LECTURE: Dr. Victor Corces
DEBATE: Randomized clinical trials for vitamin D benefits: Pro vs Con
POSTER PRESENTATIONS: 148 (including 24 Plenary Posters)
FINANCIAL SUPPORT: 10 Government and Corporate sponsors (download list below)
The 2017 scientific program included 1 plenary presentation, 2 keynote lectures on "The Year in Vitamin D", 43 invited and promoted talks, a structured debate on clinical trials and 3 poster sessions.
Download final program below
Travel awards for junior scientists were supported by the NIH and Heartland Assays. Poster prizes were supported by Elsevier. Winners were chosen based on abstract ranking.
Download list of 2017 awardees below
Proceedings of the 2017 Congress were published in a dedicated issue of the Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (JSBMB).