Besides its scientific content, WCN’24 offers special events that will make your congress experience truly memorable. Extra features and networking opportunities begin even in the days leading up to the congress:

ISN Community Film Event

Through shared stories, the ISN Community Film Event is a unique initiative to raise awareness and improve understanding of the reality of living with kidney disease.

Raising-the-Curtain Sessions

ISN Collective-Member Societies and Regional Societies will join us for a series of inspiring Raising-the-Curtain sessions. This special format connects communities from different parts of the world in the days leading up to the congress.

Global Kidney Village

Visit the Global Kidney Village during WCN to discover more about the affiliated and collective societies ISN works with and other ISN partners.

The Professor Donal O’Donoghue, Global Kidney Policy Forum

A yearly high-level meeting organized by the ISN at each World Congress of Nephrology (WCN). It brings together key decision-makers and stakeholders to address the burden of kidney diseases in a specific country or region and to share strategies for prevention and improved management of the disease at both the regional and global levels.


There will be plenty of online and in-person networking opportunities during WCN’24, from receptions to topical networking discussions.

Social Media

Engage with the ISN community via social media, participate in special quizzes and special events hosted on ISN’s platforms.