Raising-the-Curtain Sessions

Raising-the-Curtain Sessions

March 27 – 29, 2023

ISN Collective-Member Societies and Regional Societies, and representatives of the ISN regions, will join and co-host a series of inspiring Raising-the-Curtain sessions leading to the official opening of the WCN’23 on March 30, 2023.

The Raising-the-Curtain to WCN’23 sessions will be hosted online from Monday to Wednesday, March 27-29, and will connect communities from different parts of the world to bring regional issues to the forefront but also to highlight and identify common global challenges.

These sessions will:

  • Have open access (no congress registration is required to attend)
  • Be scheduled in such a way that they are available at a time that is convenient for your country/region
  • Allow the hosting societies to develop program, select speakers, and highlight their work.

The times below reflect ICT time zone in Bangkok, Thailand.

Monday, March 27

  • 20:00 – 21:00 North America & the Caribbean region session
    • Quebec Society of Nephrology
    • Representative from Grenada
    • Representative from Jamaica
  • 21:30 – 22:30 Latin America region session
    • Latin-American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension (SLANH)
    • Guatemalan Association of Nephrology
    • Panamanian Society of Nephrology and Hypertension
  • 23:00 – 23:59 Western Europe region session
    • UK Kidney Association
    • The Finnish Society of Nephrology
    • The Israeli Society of Nephrology and Hypertension

Tuesday, March 28

  • 14:00 – 15:00 Eastern & Central Europe region session
    • Slovenian Society of Nephrology
    • Estonian Society of Nephrology
    • Czech Society of Nephrology
  • 15:30 – 16:30 Africa region session
    • African Association of Nephrology (AFRAN)
    • The Renal Association of Mauritius
    • South African Nephrology Society
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Middle East region session
    • Arab Society of Nephrology & Renal Transplantation
    • Emirates Medical Association Nephrology Society
    • Representative from Lebanon
    • Representative from Iraq

Wednesday, March 29

  • 12:00 – 13:00 NIS & Russia region session
    • Dialysis, Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation Union of Georgia
    • Society of Nephrologists, Dialysis and Transplant Physicians of Kazakhstan
    • Uzbekistan Nephrology Service
  • 13:30 – 14:30 South Asia region session
    • Bangladesh Renal Association
    • Pakistan Society of Nephrology
    • Sri Lanka Society of Nephrology
  • 15:00 – 16:00 Oceania and South East Asia region session
    • Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
    • Cambodian Association of Nephrology
    • Philippines Society of Nephrology