We are delighted to welcome you to the bustling metropolitan city of Dubai. The 2017 edition has taken a graceful step towards the international arena in order to deliver a higher caliber meeting. The scientific committee has compiled a rich and versatile program with plenty of educational opportunities in the growing and exciting field of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. Through a culmination of collective efforts, an outstanding three-day program was designed to deliver a high-level scientific content with several state of the art lectures, plenary sessions, oral and poster presentations, clinical debates, and clinical practice symposia. The sessions provide major updates and state-of-the art presentations delivered by reputable international and regional keynote speakers.