Invited presentations (2019)

ENDIA Study Meeting: Adelaide, Australia; 11 February

Hendrieckx C. Psychological aspects of screening for type 1 diabetes risk.


Steno Diabetes Centre: Copenhagen, Denmark; 26 February

Speight J. The ACBRD: an idea whose time had come.


Diabetes UK Professional Conference: Liverpool, United Kingdom; 6-8 March

Hendrieckx C. The launch of the Diabetes UK Diabetes & Emotional Health Practical Guide for Health Professionals. The Australian Experience.


Health Behavior Change Research Group, National University of Ireland, Galaway: Galaway, Ireland; 14 March

Lake A. Development and evaluation of a health behaviour change intervention to reduce risk of vision loss for young adults with type 2 diabetes.


City University: London, United Kingdom; 25 March 

Lake A. Reducing the risk of vision loss for young adults with type 2 diabetes.


UCL Centre for Behaviour Change: London, United Kingdom; 28 March 

Lake A. Development and evaluation of a health behaviour change intervention to reduce risk of vision loss for young adults with type 2 diabetes.


Leicester Diabetes Centre; Leicester, United Kingdom; 16 April

Lake A. Reducing the risk of vision loss for young adults with type 2 diabetes.


PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Science Award presentation; Malaga, Spain; 28 April

Lake A. A tailored intervention to promote uptake of retinal screening among young adults with type 2 diabetes – an intervention mapping approach.


Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University; Newcastle, UK; 3 May

Speight J. Social stigma: a blindspot in diabetes research, policy and clinical care.


Cairnmillar Institute; Melbourne, Australia; 14 May

Lake A. Development of a brief, health behaviour change intervention to reduce risk of vision loss for young adults with type 2 diabetes.


Monash Centre Health Research & Implementation; Melbourne, Australia; 23 May

Hendrieckx C. Weaving psychology into routine diabetes consultations: why and how.


American Diabetes Association: San Francisco, USA; 7-11 June 

Speight J. Strategies to improve communication between patient and provider. In Symposium: Language Matters- Improving Communication in Diabetes Care.


Owen Murray Goulburn Diabetes Clinical Network Forum: Wangaratta, Australia; 19 June 

Hendrieckx C. Putting diabetes distress on the clinical agenda.


Asthma Australia: Rethinking Written Asthma Action Plans: Melbourne, Australia; 21 June 

Lake A. Promoting individual health behaviours.


Asthma Australia: Rethinking Written Asthma Action Plans: Melbourne, Australia; 3 July 

Lake A. Promoting individual health behaviours.


Roche Educators Day: Sydney, Australia; 20 August 

Speight J. Diabetes sucks: its more than physical.


ADEA Diabetes Research Foundation Showcase: Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC); Sydney, Australia; 21-23 August 

Halliday J. Supporting people with diabetes distress: Development of e-training for health professionals.


Berwick Mental Health Professional Network; Melbourne, Australia; 28 August 

Halliday J. Diabetes and Emotional Health.


Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group (APEG): Adelaide, Australia; 1-4 September

Speight J. Ways with words: Why our #LanguageMatters in type 1 diabetes care.


University of Melbourne, Master of Applied Psychology Students; Melbourne, Australia; 2 September

Lake A. Using Intervention Mapping to design behaviour change interventions.


Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND): Barcelona, Spain; 13-14 September

Speight J. Recognising the world’s most powerful drug: why our words matter in diabetes.


Danish Society for Communication in Healthcare: Nyborg, Denmark; 26 September

Speight J. #LanguageMatters in Diabetes: the story, the research, the future.


Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit: Melbourne, Australia; 18 October 

Baptista S. What do people with type 2 diabetes want from the ‘perfect app’?

Speight J. What are the ‘benefits, burdens and barriers’ of new therapeutics and technology for people with diabetes – a psychologist’s perspective.


IDF World Diabetes Congress: Busan, Korea; 2-6 December

Speight J. Peer support as a strategy for addressing diabetes distress and mental health concerns in diabetes.