General Information

The executive committee of the Diabetic Foot Study Group is happy to announce the 12th scientific meeting of the DFSG.

The meeting will be held in Bratislava 12-14 September 2014.

Executive & Scientific Committee

Chairman Prof. Dr. R. Lobmann, Germany

Vice Chairman Dr. K. Kirketerp-Moller, Denmark

Scientific Secretary Assoc. Prof. Dr. N. Tentolouris, Greece

Treasurer Dr. N. Petrova, Great Britain

Committee Members
Anne Rasmussen, Podiatrist, Denmark
Prof. Dr. M. Spraul, Germany
Assoc.. Prof. Dr. N. Papanos, Greece
Dr. O. Udovichenko, Russia
Dr. K. van Acker, Belgium



DFSG 2014 will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The hotel is located at the heart of the city of Bratislava, directly opposite the Presidential Palace. The historical centre with many shops and entertainment venues is to be found a few minutes walk away.

There is a bus stop for public transport just in front of the hotel.

Crowne Plaza Bratislava
Hodžovo nám. 2816 25

Getting there and away

The city's airport is roughly 10 km from the hotel.

However Bratislava Airport has only limited connections to the major cities of Europe. We therefore recommend participants to fly to Vienna Airport

By car, BRatislava can be reached in 40 min.

Direct trains from Vienna Airport and Vienna Centre are available, see link.

Direct busses are available from Vienna airport, see link.



Bus 14 September 2014

A bus will depart from the venue, Crowne Plaza, shortly after the end of programme on Sunday 14 September, going to:

Vienna Airport: 12,50 EUR incl VAT

Vienna Centre: 18,75 EUR incl VAT

You can book the bus ticket when you register for the conference.

Detailed time schedule will follow.

Time to Vienna Airport: appr. 1½ Hours

Time to Vienna Centre: appr. 2 Hours



Social events

Welcome reception

The Welcome reception is included in the registration fee. The reception will take place at the Meeting Hotel. Please note that snacks will be served - it is not a dinner.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner takes place 13 September at the Restaurant Reduta, located in the halls of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra.

The conference dinner is included in the fee for all participants. Exhibitors can buy tickets for the dinner by contacting the Congress Secretariat.


DFSG 2014 offers companies the possibility of satellite symposia and exhibition. Interested companies are kindly asked to contact the meeting secretariat CAP Partner



For matters regarding membership and scientific contributions please contact:

DFSG Secretary
Eve Stamm
Im Lohauser Feld 69
D-40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 211 45 11 65
Mob: +49 (0) 172 6903700

For matters regarding registration, accommodation, exhibition a.o. please contact:

DFSG Meeting Secretariat
CAP Partner
Nordre Fasanvej 113, 2.
DK-2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark

Tel: +45 70 20 03 05
Fax: +45 70 20 03 15