All about Type 1 Summit

JDRF's Type 1 Summit is Australia’s number one event on living (and thriving) with type 1 diabetes. Attend online from anywhere in Australia or in person in Melbourne – all for free. 

All about

JDRF’s Type 1 Summit is back in 2024! Join us live and in person in Melbourne, or tune in online from anywhere in Australia. 

Australia’s number one event on living (and thriving) with type 1 diabetes gives members of the community a chance to come together and learn from healthcare professionals, researchers, and other inspirational community members.

When: Sunday 4 August 2024
Where: Online OR in person at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park (192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne)
Cost: Free (donations welcome on the day)

 

About the in-person event

Held at the conveniently located Pullman Melbourne on the Park, the in-person Type 1 Summit event gives you the chance to talk to other community members face to face. Your ticket for the day also includes lunch and afternoon tea (dietary restrictions will be catered for).

The in-person event will features a full program for children (ages 5-11 years and 12 years+). The children’s sessions will be capped at 35 children per age group.

Register to attend the event in Melbourne 

Read our in-person event FAQs

 

About the online event

Perfect if you can’t get to Melbourne, don’t want to join all the sessions or just prefer to listen in and learn from the comfort of your own home, the online event will capture all the talks and presentations of the live event.

You’ll also have the chance to ask questions, interact with the presenters, and visit our industry partners’ virtual booths to learn about the latest in device technology. 

Register to attend online 

Read answers to our online event FAQs here 

 

FAQs for in-person attendance at our Melbourne venue

If you have any other questions, let us know when you register, or email them to us at communications@jdrf.org.au.

 

Does the Type 1 Summit cost anything?

The Summit is completely free to attend, both online and in person.

However, as JDRF is a not-for-profit organisation that funds life-saving T1D research, donations are always welcome.

 

Can children attend the Melbourne event?

We will have two streams of activities for children (for ages 5-11 years, and 12 years+).

 

 

Will food be provided? What about allergies/dietary restrictions?

Light refreshments, lunch and morning tea will be provided free of charge to those attending the Melbourne event.

Please let us know of any dietary requirements when registering and we will work with the venue to cater to your needs.

We will share the menu with attendees prior to the event.

 

Where should I stay if I'm travelling to Melbourne?

The event is being held at Pullman Melbourne on the Park, and there are several local accommodation options.

 

 

Who can attend?

Everyone can attend the Type 1 Summit! Whether you have type 1 diabetes, or have a friend or loved one with it, are a healthcare provider, or just have an interest in type 1, you’re welcome to come to the online or in-person event.

 

FAQs for online attendance

If you have any other questions, let us know when you register, or email them to us at communications@jdrf.org.au.

 

Does the Type 1 Summit cost anything?

The Summit is completely free to attend, both online and in person.

However, as JDRF is a not-for-profit organisation that funds lifesaving T1D research, donations are always welcome.

 

How do I watch the Type 1 Summit online?

To attend our online event, sign up for updates using the form above. We’ll let you know when it’s time to register.

After you register, you’ll be sent an email with a link to our virtual event platform, and you’ll need to log in and create a password.

 

 

Will I be able to watch the Type 1 Summit later if I can’t attend on the day?

The Type 1 Summit will be recorded and will be available to watch online at any time after the event.

To watch later, you’ll still need to register, then use your email address and password to log in to access the virtual event platform.

 

Who can attend?

Everyone can attend the Type 1 Summit! Whether you have type 1 diabetes, or have a friend or loved one with it, are a healthcare provider, or just have an interest in type 1, you’re welcome to come to the online or in-person event.

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