It is a great pleasure and an honour to extend to you a warm invitation to attend the 13th Asian Congress of Pediatric Nephrology (APCN) in conjunction with the 39th Malaysian Paediatric Association Annual Congress to be held at Shangri-la Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This congress is jointly organized by the Malaysian Society of Nephrology (MSN) and the Malaysian Society of Paediatric (MPA).

The congress is themed as “Paediatric Nephrology: Office Paediatrics to Tertiary Care” scheduled from 5-7 October 2017 and the 2nd IPNA/AsPNA Junior Masterclass will be held from 4 – 5 October 2017 at the same venue.


Malaysia is an exceptional location for the Congress. It is the hub of Asia Pacific where all the colours, flavours, sounds and sights come together. Its’ natural beauty, culture and facilities make it world’s most popular tourist destination. Kuala Lumpur is a vibrant metropolis, surrounded by luxurious hotels, office skyscrapers, shopping malls and many other attractions. A place well known for holding industry-standard events all year through and the venue Shangri-la Hotel is located right in the Golden Triangle, equipped with some of the most advanced technologies available.


The Scientific programme of the Congress covers a wide array of topics related to Pediatric Nephrology including chronic and acute kidney diseases. The 13th ACPN in conjunction with the 39th MPA annual congress will provide a wonderful platform for you to refresh, enhance your skills and knowledge. It will also offer you plenty of networking opportunities and interact with the researchers, doctors, colleagues and friends as well as sponsors.


We hope you will become a part of this outstanding event and enhancing your knowledge while taking extra time enjoying the spectacular beauty of the region.


With best wishes,


Professor Dr Goh Bak Leong
Malaysian Society of Nephrology