ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies
ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies 20th ASEAN Congress 2019 Manila, Philippines
Hosted & Organized by
Philippine Society of Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
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History of AFES

AFES Congresses

Date Venue Country Theme AFES President
3rd Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Diabetes for Practicing Physicians Prof. Mustaffa Embong
4th Manila Garden Hotel, Manila Philippines "New Horizons in the Management of Endocrine Problems" Interaction in Endocrinology – the ASEAN Experience Prof. Augusto D. Litonjua
5th Mandarin Hotel Singapore Towards Regional Excellence in Endocrinology Dr. Peter P.B. Yeo
6th Horizon Hotel, Jakarta Indonesia Prof. Slamet Suyono
7th Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Prof. B.A.K. Khalid
8th Philippine International Convention Center, Manila Philippines Emerging Trends in Endocrinology Dr. Mary Anne Lim-Abrahan
9th Shangri-La Hotel Singapore Advances in ASEAN Endocrinology Dr. William Chew
10th Montien Riverside Hotel, Bangkok Thailand Regional Advance in Endocrine Research Dr. Apichati Vichayanrat
11th Bali International Convention Center, Bali Indonesia Toward Better Care for Endocrinologic Problems in ASEAN Region: From Molecular to Clinical Dr. Sidartawan Soegondo
12th Raffles City Convention Centre Singapore
13th Philippine International Convention Center, Manila Philippines Linking Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology Dr. Roberto C. Mirasol
14th Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Addressing the Chanllenges of Endocrinology in Asia Asso Prof. Malik Muntaz
15th Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok Thailand The Art and Science of Endocrinology: From Evidence to Practice Assoc Prof. Ampha Suthijumroon
16th White Palace Convention Centre, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Translating Endocrinology Research into Clinical Care Assoc Prof. Nguyen Thy Kue
17th The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta Indonesia Prof. Iman Subekti
18th Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Advancing the Frontiers of Endocrinology in Southeast Asia
19th Melia Yangon Hotel, Yangon Myanmar Synergy among ASEAN Prof. Than Than Aye
20th Philippine International Convention Center, Manila Philippines LINKED: Leading Innovation, Networking and Knowledge in Endocrinology and Diabetes Dr. Pepito E. De La Peña
  • 3rd

    Date
    Venue
    Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
    Country
    Malaysia
    Theme
    Diabetes for Practicing Physicians
    President
    Prof. Mustaffa Embong
  • 4th

    Date
    Venue
    Manila Garden Hotel, Manila
    Country
    Philippines
    Theme
    "New Horizons in the Management of Endocrine Problems" Interaction in Endocrinology – the ASEAN Experience
    President
    Prof. Augusto D. Litonjua
  • 5th

    Date
    Venue
    Mandarin Hotel
    Country
    Singapore
    Theme
    Towards Regional Excellence in Endocrinology
    President
    Dr. Peter P.B. Yeo
  • 6th

    Date
    Venue
    Horizon Hotel, Jakarta
    Country
    Indonesia
    Theme
    President
    Prof. Slamet Suyono
  • 7th

    Date
    Venue
    Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
    Country
    Malaysia
    Theme
    President
    Prof. B.A.K. Khalid
  • 8th

    Date
    Venue
    Philippine International Convention Center, Manila
    Country
    Philippines
    Theme
    Emerging Trends in Endocrinology
    President
    Dr. Mary Anne Lim-Abrahan
  • 9th

    Date
    Venue
    Shangri-La Hotel
    Country
    Singapore
    Theme
    Advances in ASEAN Endocrinology
    President
    Dr. William Chew
  • 10th

    Date
    Venue
    Montien Riverside Hotel, Bangkok
    Country
    Thailand
    Theme
    Regional Advance in Endocrine Research
    President
    Dr. Apichati Vichayanrat
  • 11th

    Date
    Venue
    Bali International Convention Center, Bali
    Country
    Indonesia
    Theme
    Toward Better Care for Endocrinologic Problems in ASEAN Region: From Molecular to Clinical
    President
    Dr. Sidartawan Soegondo
  • 12th

    Date
    Venue
    Raffles City Convention Centre
    Country
    Singapore
    Theme
    President
  • 13th

    Date
    Venue
    Philippine International Convention Center, Manila
    Country
    Philippines
    Theme
    Linking Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology
    President
    Dr. Roberto C. Mirasol
  • 14th

    Date
    Venue
    Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur
    Country
    Malaysia
    Theme
    Addressing the Chanllenges of Endocrinology in Asia
    President
    Asso Prof. Malik Muntaz
  • 15th

    Date
    Venue
    Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok
    Country
    Thailand
    Theme
    The Art and Science of Endocrinology: From Evidence to Practice
    President
    Assoc Prof. Ampha Suthijumroon
  • 16th

    Date
    Venue
    White Palace Convention Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
    Country
    Vietnam
    Theme
    Translating Endocrinology Research into Clinical Care
    President
    Assoc Prof. Nguyen Thy Kue
  • 17th

    Date
    Venue
    The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta
    Country
    Indonesia
    Theme
    President
    Prof. Iman Subekti
  • 18th

    Date
    Venue
    Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur
    Country
    Malaysia
    Theme
    Advancing the Frontiers of Endocrinology in Southeast Asia
    President
  • 19th

    Date
    Venue
    Melia Yangon Hotel, Yangon
    Country
    Myanmar
    Theme
    Synergy among ASEAN
    President
    Prof. Than Than Aye
  • 20th

    Date
    Venue
    Philippine International Convention Center, Manila
    Country
    Philippines
    Theme
    LINKED: Leading Innovation, Networking and Knowledge in Endocrinology and Diabetes
    President
    Dr. Pepito E. De La Peña

AFES Constitution

  1. Name

    The name of the Association shall be the ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) Federation of Endocrine Societies. Component Societies consists of:

    1. The Indonesia Society of Endocrinology (BERKENI)
    2. Malaysia Endocrine and Metabolism Society (MENS)
    3. The Philippine Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Incorporated
    4. The Endocrine and Metabolism Society of Singapore
    5. The Endocrine Society of Thailand (EST)
  2. Place Of Business

    The Secretariat shall be based in a country to be determined by the Executive Committee every two years.

  3. Objective

    The objectives of the Federal shall be:

    1. To promote and coordinate activities among the components endocrine societies.
    2. To advance the knowledge and practice of medicine in the field of endocrinology and metabolism in the member countries.
    3. To promote research in endocrinology and metabolism, emphasizing on regional problems.
    4. To organize regular scientific meetings and practical demonstrations on subjects relating to endocrinology and metabolism.
    5. To acquire, establish, print and publish books, magazines periodicals, leaflets or other literary or scientific works that the Federation may thing desirable for the promotions of its objectives.
    6. To receive cash or bonds or share certificates from any person or group so disposed, ob behalf of the Federation, and also to borrow or raise money to invest and deal with money so derived for the purpose of enhancing the study and research in endocrine and metabolic disease.
  4. Membership

    Membership shall be of two kinds:

    1. Ordinary Members
      Members of component endocrine societies shall automatically be members of Federation. Their privileges are to attend meetings, receive publications and to be eligible to hold office in the Federation.
    2. Honorary Members
      Distinguished persons, who have rendered notable service to Federation or the advancement of endocrinology and metabolism, may on the recommendation of a member of the Executive Committee be elected honorary members by a simple majority at the executive committee meeting. They will be permitted to attend all general and scientific meetings organized by the Federation and to receive publications of the Federation.
  5. Subscription

    There shall be no collection of subscription fee. The National Society of the country in which the Secretariat is based will bear administrative expenses during that period.

  6. Executive Committee

    1. The governing body of the Federal shall be the Executive Committee.
    2. The Executive Committee shall consist of two members nominated by each of the member societies from whom will be elected a President and Honorary Secretary.
    3. The President shall act as chairman at all committee meeting. In his or her absence, the Executive Committee shall elect an acting chairman.
    4. The Honorary Secretary shall keep all records of the Federation and shall be responsible for their correctness. During the period of office, he shall supervise the overall administration of the Federal and will keep minutes of all committee meetings. He or she shall be responsible for all official correspondence related to the Federation.
    5. In the interval between biennial meetings, the Executive Committee shall exercise management and discretion in the business and conduct of the affairs of the Federation.
    6. Minutes shall be kept of all meetings of the Executive Committee.
    7. The quorum at meeting of the Executive Committee shall be at least once representative from each component society.
    8. The biennial meeting shall be held at a place and time as determined by the Executive Committee.
  7. Prohibition

    The Federation shall not indulge in any political activity or allow its fund and/or premises to be used for political purposes.

  8. Interpretation

    In the event of any question or matter arising out of any point which is not expressly provided for in the constitution, the Executive Committee shall have power to use its own discretion and whose decision shall be final and binding on all members of the Federation unless and until countermanded by a resolution of general meeting.

  9. Dissolution

    The Federation shall not be dissolved except with the consent of not less than two-thirds of the Executive Committee members expressed in person or by proxy at a meeting convened for this purpose or by postal vote.

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