A-DFS 2017, Venice Italy


The Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons warmly invites you to participate in the 3rd symposium of the A-DFS, which is held 9-11 November 2017 in Venice, Italy.

The symposium will offer the participants 2½ days of lectures, hands-on sessions, live cases, abstract and poster sessions.

Participants get the opportunity to experience and meet with other researchers and clinicians within the field.

Read more about the conference or register for the conference Opens internal link in current windowhere.

On behalf of the A-DFS board
Dr. Armin Koller, Chairman and Prof. Luca Dalla Paola, Conference Chairman


Join the Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons

The Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons (A-DFS) is an international not-for-profit organisation open for all foot surgeons with an interest in the diabetic foot: Orthopaedic surgeons, podiatry surgeons, vascular surgeons etc.

A-DFS aim to support cooperation between foot surgeons interested in, and working with the diabetic foot and work to enhance best practice in research, education and clinical interventions.

A-DFS organise meetings and conferences and support the development of approaches, techniques and medical devices which will facilitate better surgical treatment on the diabetic foot.

To apply and become a member of the A-DFS see more under Opens internal link in current windoworganisation and membership.



A-DFS 2017 Speakers and chairs

    • Luca dalla Paola
    • Alberto Piaggesi
    • Armin Koller
    • Daniele Adami
    • Javier Aragon Sanchez
    • Christopher Attinger
    • Franco Bassetto
    • Roberto Cioni
    • Giacomo Clerici
    • Alberto Cremonesi
    • Florian Dick
    • Roberto Ferraresi
    • Roberto Ferrari
    • Robert Frykberg
    • Mauro Gargiulo
    • John Giurini
    • Venu Kavarthapu
    • Sigurd Kessler
    • Klaus Kirketerp-Møller
    • José Luis Lazaro-Martinez
    • Nina Petrova
    • Katherine Raspovic
    • Jan Rumbaut
    • Eric Senneville
    • Kristien van Acker
    • Maarit Venermo
    • Dane Wukich
    • Virna Zampa
    • Thomas Zgonis


    Pictures from A-DFS 2016

    See the pictures from A-DFS in Stuttgart Opens internal link in current windowhere.