The 10th APCDLP, a landmark event in our Association’s history, was held in the NUHS Auditorium in Singapore from 15–17 November 2013. 2013 was the 10th anniversary of APADLP as well as of the NUH Diabetic Foot Team.
For this gala event, a one-day Nursing Certificate Course on Management of Diabetic Foot Wounds for nurses was organised on Nov 15 followed by the main conference. Guest speakers included 16 regional and 27 local experts. The scientific programme included 6 plenary lectures and 6 symposia. Novel events included a “Young Investigator Award” and a “Poster Paper Award”.
The conference included a Trade Exhibition with 6 exhibition booths and 8 table displays.
There were 3 Gold Sponsors – Smith & Nephew, KCI and Convatec.
A special 10th Anniversary Celebration Dinner was held on 16th November at The Glasshouse, Fort Canning Hotel in Fort Canning Park.
A special 10th Anniversary Commemorative Programme Handbook was also published, with Claire Chan as editor.