Programme: Diabetes Europe Roundtable 2019

7th May 2019, Brussels
09:30 - 10:00 Registration and Morning Coffee
10:00 — 11:30
Session I: Analysing the Current Policy Framework of Diabetes in the EU and Member States
  • Opening of Roundtable by Chair
  • Viewpoint by European Parliament
  • Viewpoint by European Commission 
  • Measuring the success of current EU-wide policies and national diabetes plans 
  • Improving societal engagement and public attitudes in prevention and detection of diabetes
  • Collaborating with the food and other relevant industries to develop a conceptual framework for prevention
11:30 — 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 — 13:00
Session II: Improving Prevention, Treatment and Care
  • Fostering multidisciplinary, systematic and personalised treatment for people with diabetes
  • Managing diabetes for the youth and elderly 
  • What cost control measures can be implemented without limiting quality of treatment?
  • Diabetes self-management: education and support in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Educational awareness centres: schools, workplaces, and food industry (labelling and advertising)
  • Rights and responsibilities for people with diabetes
13:00 — 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 — 15:15 Session III: Fostering Research, Innovation and Data Management 
  • Latest advances in diabetes research and clinical practice: Bridging gaps between clinical reality and guidelines 
  • Centralising and improving patient data collection 
  • Efficient regulation to embrace innovation 
  • Multi-stakeholder involvement - how can we facilitate this? 
15:15 — 15:45 Recommendations and Close of Roundtable
  • Recommendations for policy makers, governments and key stakeholders to support an EU-wide strategy: tour de table of each participant's final recommendation for the Diabetes Report 
  • Chair's closing remarks 

*Programme may be subject to change