• Conference participation

    Thanks to the kind generosity of the organising Medical Societies, AMEND regularly exhibits at the following:

    • British Endocrine Societies (BES) Annual Meeting
    • British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS) Annual Meeting
    • British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes (BSPED) Annual Meeting
    • Hammersmith Hospital Endocrine MDT Annual Symposium, London
    • Society for Endocrinology Endocrine Nurses Annual Update (ENU) Meeting
    • International Workshop on MEN (IWMEN) Biannual Meeting


    Need a speaker?

    If you would like a representative from AMEND to give a presentation at your next event, please do get in contact with us. We have representatives in the UK, USA and New Zealand, as well as members and cooperative working relationships with other organisations throughout the world.


    AMEND has presented on a variety of topics over the years, including:

    The Battles of Writing a Lay Summary” & “Psychological Support of the MEN Patient
    British Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Early Careers Symposium, Edinburgh, 2015

    AMEND Activities and Services
    British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2012

    AMEND NZ Activities and Services
    Australasian Neuroendocrine Tumour Conference, New Zealand, 2012

    AMEND Activities and Services
    Endocrine Nurse Update Annual Meeting 2012

    AMEND NZ Activities and Services”
    NZ Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, 2012

    MEN1 Patient Experience
    Insights for Growth Hormone Nurses Conference 2012

    Genetics Clinic: MEN2 Patient Perspective
    Royal Society of Medicine Endocrinology Session, 2011

    Patients supporting patients
    Joint Japanese Genetics Societies Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, 2011

    AMEND Activities and Services”
    MD Anderson Cancer Center MEN Patient Education event, Houston, 2010

    AMEND Activities and Services
    MEN2010 International Scientific Meeting, Italy 2010

    Choices: Settings of Care
    Specialised Healthcare Alliance (SHCA), London 2011

    AMEND USA Activities and Services
    Thyroid Cancer Survivor’s Association (ThyCa) Annual Meeting, USA 2010

    Personal Experiences of MEN2a
    University College London Patient Participation Education Programme on Genetic Disorders

    Patient Perception of Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    Yorkshire Cancer Network Annual Education Meeting 2011

    Impact of Early Intervention on Prognosis
    Association of British Insurers (ABI), London, July 2011

    What I Want From My Consultant
    Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI), 2008

    Some of The Feedback We’ve Received

    2011: Joint Japanese Genetic Societies, Kyoto, June – on the work of AMEND
    “We were so fortunate to be able to have you at our meeting. Your talk certainly motivated many audiences who are fighting against diseases and are supporting patients with diseases. Thank you very much again for coming to Japan especially in this, our difficult time.”

    Dr Akihiro Sakurai, Shinshu University

    2011: Yorkshire Cancer Network, Leeds – patient’s perspective of MTC

    “On behalf of Mr Andreas Nicolaides organiser of the Yorkshire Cancer Network Thyroid Group Educational Event and I, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude to you for presenting at our recent event. I am delighted to report that we have received excellent feedback regarding the presentations both verbally and from the completed evaluation forms, which indicate the day was truly a success.”