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Discovery Day and Technology Exhibition: Liverpool

Join our family-friendly Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Day in Liverpool.
Location: The Liner Hotel, 1 Lord Nelson Street, City Centre, Liverpool, L3 5QB Date: Sunday 15 September 2024 Time: 09.30am – 15.00pm Price: Free

JDRF Discovery Event: Liverpool

About the event

Join us in Liverpool for an informative event dedicated to exploring the world of type 1 diabetes! Discover the latest developments in type 1 research, hear from experts in the field and connect with others living with type 1. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with type 1 for years, this event is designed to provide valuable insights, support and inspiration. 

This is a family-friendly day, open to adults and children affected by type 1 diabetes along with health care professionals. There will be entertainment provided for primary school-aged children throughout the day. 

We look forward to a day filled with education, empowerment and community and can’t wait to see you there.

What to expect

Speaker Sessions

Throughout the day, you’ll hear from a variety of speakers, including expert healthcare professionals and individuals living with T1D, sharing their experiences. Each session will cover a range of engaging and informative topics, including research, wellbeing, type 1 tech, and much more. Additionally, there will be a lived experience panel discussion, where audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions about various aspects of managing and living with type 1 diabetes.  

Community and Peer Support 

Our Discovery Days are centered around bringing the type 1 community together. Therefore, at this event, we will be running sessions centered around facilitated conversations and peer support. During these sessions, you will learn more about specific type 1 related topics, be able to share your experiences within them, and connect with others who share similar interests. 

Technology Exhibition 

The technology exhibition is open all day for you to access. Within the exhibition, you will explore the range of devices and technologies available to help manage type 1 diabetes. You will also be able to chat and ask questions to a variety of type 1 tech companies, including Dexcom, Medtronic, Insulet and many more. 

Cost

Free* 

Different ticket options available: 

Full admission – Attend the whole day – this includes the speaker sessions, peer support workshops and the technology exhibition. 

Tech exhibition only – Just drop into the technology exhibition at your own convenience. 

*Any donations made at the point of registering are welcome and will help us continue our pioneering work. 

Our Sponsors

Liverpool Discovery Day Corporate Sponsors: Abbott, My Life Diabetes Care, Dexcom, Omnipod, Air Liquide Healthcare, Medtrum, Medtronic, GlucoMen.

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