2016 - Strength in Numbers Conference, Thursday June 23
Programme Outline

Aula Maxima, Quadrangle, NUI, Galway

10.00-10.30 – Welcome & networking with refreshments

10.30-11.15 – Framing the challenges: The origins and development of the D1 now Study

o   Prof Sean Dinneen, Principal Investigator D1 now Study, Consultant Endocrinologist, Galway University Hospitals

o   Questions & Answers

11.15-12.30 Supporting self-management among young adults with type 1 diabetes

o   Clea Bruun Johansen, Diabetes psychologist and patient education researcher, Steno Diabetes Centre, Denmark

o   Barbara Johnson, specialist in health psychology and WICKED Structured Education Programme Project Manager, University of Sheffield, UK

o   Will Hadfield, DAFNE Structured Education Programme Dietician, Kings College London, UK

o   Panel Questions & Answers

12.30-13.15 – Lunch

13.15-14.30 – Digital technology for supporting self-management among young adults

o   Dr Rosie Webster, specialist in health psychology & digital health, and Senior Public Health Officer, Breast Cancer Now, UK

o   Dr Elizabeth Dymond, Medical engineer and Deputy Director of Enterprise, West of England Academic Health Science Network, UK

o   Robert Cooke, Director of IT Delivery for Community Health, HSE

o   Panel Questions & Answers

14.30-15.00 – Engaging young adults in research and service design

o   Sarah Simkin, Deputy Programme Manager, Jigsaw Galway, & Monica Mullins, D1 now Study Young Adult Panel member

15.00-15.15 – Coffee break

15.15-16.30 – Innovations in service delivery for young adults with type 1 diabetes

o   Prof John Gregory, Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, Cardiff University, UK

o   Liam McMorrow, PhD student in Health Economics, University of Aberdeen, UK & young adult living with type 1 diabetes

o   Dr David Chaney, Diabetes Specialist Nurse and National Director for Diabetes UK, Northern Ireland

o   Panel Questions & Answers

16.30-16.45 – Closing address: Mary O’Scannáil, Diabetes Nurse Specialist & Cathy Breen, Dietician, St Columcille’s Hospital Young Adult Diabetes Clinic, Dublin