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On Saturday 11th November 2017 the DiAthlete Global Premiere will be taking place at the University of Greenwich’s Royal Naval College, London, in the King William Building. Uniting the world as 1 through living with type 1, the event will take place from 09.45 for registration until 17.30 – after screening the DiAthlete T1D Global documentary.

There will be a host of inspiring guests throughout the day with x3 engaging roundtables: a Q&A with the doctors panel – including social media guru, Dr Partha Kar, where we will discuss the latest developments and leading health care concerns; a UK T1D advocates panel: discussing a range of subjects themed around finding the initial acceptance of type 1 diabetes and the emotional side to the journey, getting active & back into favourite hobbies, and connecting with the T1D community; a Global T1D Panel – a very rare opportunity to meet passionate type 1 heroes from across 6 continents of the world in one place & hear their stories, from the differences in healthcare & discrimination to the uplifting impact they generate around the globe!

Throughout the day we will also have an exciting exhibition, with teas coffees and snacks provided (guests welcome to bring a packed lunch too). Dexcom, Frio, Funky Pumpers, DiAthlete will host lead exhibit stands; furthermore, a global exhibit room will feature info on DWED (diabetics with eating disorders), the crucial work by T1International, and a global type 1 diabetes insight provided by Ascotid (Romania), DASH Camp (USA), Diabetes Youth Care (Ghana), Dia Vida (Costa Rica), Meethi Zindagi (Pakistan), Piquenique Azul (Brazil).

Hosted by Gavin Griffiths (The DiAthlete) We will have a Fundraising Prize Draw during the day too!

Tickets are FREE but you must register your attendance online here, with 200 spaces available.

Event Hashtag: #T1Dglobal17

Exhibit enquiries or more information please see the contact page. If you are planning to bring children please let us know their age (as it is a full day, we may need to arrange exterior activities)


09.00 – 09.45 – Exhibit set up
09.45 – 10.15 – Registration with a red carpet entrance / early coffee and exhibit
10.15 – 10.20 – 5 minute feature of global tour
10.20 – 10.40 – Gavin introduce the day
10.40 – 11.00 – Officer Andy Wilson on living with type 1 diabetes and working as Westminster’s Security Officer
11.00 – 11.02 – 2 minutes silence for Armistice Day
11.02 – 11.30 – Doctors Panel with Dr Partha Kar
11.30 – 12.00 – Break and Exhibit
12.00 – 13.00 – UK panel with Brian Hoadley (London T1 Meet Ups), Sara Crowley (Type 1 Hurdles), Chris Bright (Type 1 Football), Jacq Allan (Diabetics with Eating Disorders), Shelley Bennett (Circle D) & Rebecca Barlow-Noone (Insulin Army & Diabetes UK young adults panel)
13.00 – 14.00 – Lunch Break and Exhibit
14.00 – 14.30 – Sana Ajmal from Pakistan on type 1 and discrimination; Elizabeth Rowley on T1International
14.30 – 15.30 – Global Panel with Fred Appiah Twum (Diabetes Youth Care in Ghana), Dani Rojas & Paula Chinchilla (Dia Vida in Costa Rica), Lucas Fogarty (DASH Camp in CA), Naty Noschese (Piquenique Azul in Sao Paulo), Nikki Forrest (meeting Young Diabetics Fiji)
15.30 – 15.45 – Coffee Break & Exhibit
15.45 – 16.10 – Gavin (DiAthlete Global Tour)
16.10 – 17.10 – Premiere of Global Tour Documentary
17.10 – 17.30 – Closing Exhibit


Main Exhibit:

DiAthlete. Dexcom. Frio. Funky Pumpers. DWED (Diabetics with Eating Disorders). Nightscout.

Global Exhibition Room:

T1International. Diabetes Youth Care (Ghana). Dia Vida (Costa Rica). DASH (diabetes and sports health) Camp (USA). Piquenique Azul (Brazil). Meethi Zindagi (Pakistan). Ascotid (Romania).


Tickets are not available as this event has passed.