$100 – $120

7th Annual Sports & Exercise Weekend - 2020

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Australian Institute of Sport

Gold Room

Leverrier St

Bruce, ACT 2617

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NOTE: THE CONTENT OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN TAILORED FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES (T1D) WHO ARE 18 YEARS AND OLDER. UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT REGISTRATIONS FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH T1D OR PARTNERS OF THOSE WITH T1D. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MARKETING@AMSL.COM.AU


In 2020, t
he AMSL Diabetes Sports & Exercise Weekend will be hosted at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra for its 7th consecutive year.

This weekend aims to bring together people living with T1D with a common interest in sports and exercise. AMSL Diabetes proudly introduces some of Australia's leading specialists who will share their knowledge and expertise about sport and exercise with T1D. Also, be inspired by our guest motivational speakers as they talk about how they achieved their goals - truly amazing feats such as a podium finish at Bathurst 1000!

The following topics will be covered:

- Exercise and its impact on glucose levels

- Different types of exercise and the flow-on effect to diabetes management

- Changes to insulin needs during and immediately after exercise

- Diabetes and its effect on fitness and well-being

By the end of this weekend, you will be armed with new information and advice - direct from healthcare professionals and experts in the field of diabetes and exercise, so you can put this into practice to benefit your diabetes management whilst exercising.

Meet your MC

  • Bec Johnson: CEO of Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre, WA

Guest speakers (MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY!)

  • Joey Kaye: Endocrinologist, WA
  • Grant Cracknell: Endocrinologist, QLD
  • Paul Fournier: Sports Physiologist, WA
  • Samantha Oxenham: Dietitian and Diabetes Educator, VIC
  • Jack Perkins: Professional Motor Racing Driver & Type 1 Diabetes Motivational Speaker, VIC

A full list of the 2020 Sports & Exercise Weekend speakers and their bios will be available closer to the date.

Agenda:

The official 2020 Sports & Exercise Weekend agenda will be released closer to the date. At this time, all registrees will be sent an email with the attachment.

As a guide only, last year's agenda is available from here. Please note: the 2020 Sports & Exerise Weekend agenda will differ, and so the attachment above, should be used as a guide only.

The sport/exercise breaks are suitable for all fitness levels - you don't need to be a fitness fanatic to enjoy yourself. Previous attendees have ranged from a weekly walk with the dog to a fierce marathon competitor - all are welcome!

Registration:

There are two ticket options:

1. With Accommodation Included
- Two nights (Friday and Saturday) of accommodation at the AIS in Canberra. Accomodation are single rooms with shared bathroom facilities.
- Food on-site (Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch, Sunday breakfast) and off-site (Saturday dinner). Morning and afternoon tea will also be provided throughout the weekend. All other meals are at the delegate's own expense.
- Access to the Sports & Exercise Weekend presentations, participation in sporting breaks hosted by AIS (sport activity to be confirmed), as well as a tour of AIS and its facilities.
- Unless specified, all other costs are at the attendee's expense. This includes but is not limited to all travel and transfer costs to the Sports & Exercise Weekend, such as airfares, taxis, buses etc.

2. No Accommodation Included
- Food on-site (Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch, Sunday breakfast) and off-site (Saturday dinner). Morning and afternoon tea will also be provided throughout the weekend. All other meals are at the delegate's own expense.
- Access to the Sports & Exercise Weekend presentations, participation in sporting breaks hosted by AIS (sport activity to be confirmed), as well as a tour of AIS and its facilities.
- Unless specified, all other costs are at the attendee's expense. This includes but is not limited to all accommodation, travel and transfer costs to the Sports & Exercise Weekend, such as airfares, taxis, buses etc.


NOTE: This event has limited spaces so register now to guarantee your ticket! The presentations will be given by healthcare professionals with expertise in diabetes and exercise.

If you have any questions, please contact AMSL Diabetes at marketing@amsl.com.au.


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Australian Institute of Sport

Gold Room

Leverrier St

Bruce, ACT 2617

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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