Invited Presentations

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IDF World Diabetes Congress

2-6 December 2019 | Busan, Korea

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


Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

22 October 2019 | Melbourne, Australia

Weaving psychology into routine diabetes consultations: why and how. Halliday J.


Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit

18 October 2019 | Melbourne, Australia

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

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


Danish Society for Communication in Healthcare

26 September 2019 | Nyborg, Denmark

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


Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND)

13-14 September 2019 | Barcelona, Spain

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


University of Melbourne, Master of Applied Psychology Students

2 September 2019 | Melbourne, Australia

Using Intervention Mapping to design behaviour change interventions. Lake A


Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group (APEG)

1-4 September 2019 | Adelaide, Australia 

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


Berwick Mental Health Professional Network

28 August 2019 | Melbourne, Australia

Diabetes and Emotional Health. Halliday J.


ADEA Diabetes Research Foundation Showcase: Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC)

21-23 August 2019 | Sydney, Australia

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


Roche Educators Day

20 August 2019 | Sydney, Australia

Diabetes sucks: it's more than physical. Speight J.


Asthma Australia: Rethinking Written Asthma Action Plans

3 July 2019 | Melbourne, Australia

Promoting individual health behaviours. Lake A


Asthma Australia: Rethinking Written Asthma Action Plans

21 June 2019 | Melbourne, Australia

Promoting individual health behaviours. Lake A


Owen Murray Goulburn Diabetes Clinical Network Forum

19 June 2019 | Wangaratta, Australia

Putting diabetes distress on the clinical agenda. Hendrieckx C.


American Diabetes Association

7-11 June 2019 | San Francisco, United States of America

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


Monash Centre Health Research & Implementation

23 May 2019 | Melbourne, Australia

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


Cairnmillar Institute

14 May 2019 | Melbourne, Australia

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


Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University

3 May 2019 | Newcastle, United Kingdom

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


PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Science Award presentation

28 April 2019 | Malaga, Spain

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


Leicester Diabetes Centre

16 April 2019 | Leicester, United Kingdom

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


UCL Centre for Behaviour Change

28 March 2019 | London, United Kingdom

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


City University

25 March 2019 | London, United Kingdom

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


Health Behavior Change Research Group, National University of Ireland

14 March 2019 | Galaway, Ireland

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


Diabetes UK Professional Conference

6-8 March 2019 | Liverpool, United Kingdom

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


Steno Diabetes Centre

26 February 2019 | Copenhagen, Denmark

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


ENDIA Study Meeting

11 February 2019 | Adelaide, Australia

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

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

20 November 2018 | Sydney, Australia - via video conference 

Diabetes distress in teens with type 1 diabetes: have we been missing the point? Speight J.


'Diabetes Management and Education' specialisation course: College of Nursing & Health Sciences: Flinders University

20 November 2018 | Adelaide, Australia

Diabetes & Emotional Health workshop. Hendrieckx C.


3rd National Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society of Australia

16 November 2018 | Melbourne, Australia

Social stigma in diabetes: a blindspot in diabetes research. Speight J.


National Association of Diabetes Centres: Best Practice in Diabetes Care

20 October 2018 | Sydney, Australia

Psychological care and the Australian National Diabetes Strategy: whose role is it anyway? Speight J.


Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit, ADATS

19 October 2018 | Sydney, Australia

Automated insulin delivery: the experience to date for the provision of quality healthcare for adults with type 1 diabetes: Psychologist's perspective. Speight J.


National Diabetes Forum, Parliament House

15 October 2018 | Canberra, Australia

Interlinking strategic diabetes management & the research agenda: Mental Health. Speight J.


Australasian Diabetes Congress

22-24 August 2018 | Adelaide, Australia

Reducing diabetes distress: what does the evidence tell us about what works? Hendrieckx C.

Avoiding problematic hypoglycaemia: time for some balance? In ADS Symposium: Hypoglycaemia. Speight J.

ADEA Plenary: Communication in diabetes care: how are we doing? Speight J.

Reflecting on their psychological impact to realise the potential of diabetes technologies. In ADS Symposium: Diabetes technologies – Shaking things up. Speight J.


World Congress on the Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications (WCPD10)

15-18 July 2018 | Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Diabetes and emotional health handbook & toolkit; resources to enhance consultation skills. Hendrieckx C.In Symposium: Addressing the psychological needs in routine diabetes consultations: the art of the possible.  Holt R, Sturt J, Hendrieckx C. Walker R. 

Reducing diabetes distress: what does research tell us about what works? Hendrieckx C.In Symposium: Psychological approaches to reducing diabetes complications. Pouwer F, Hendrieckx C, Polonksy WH. 


Sanofi: Sales, Marketing and Medical Teams Conference

19 June 2018 | Melbourne, Australia - via videolink

The psychological impact of hypoglycaemia and on daily diabetes self-management and quality of life. Speight J.


Novo Nordisk Insulin Summit

26-27 May 2018 | Sydney, Australia

Overcoming barriers to initiating and advancing insulin therapy – the patient perspective. Holmes-Truscott E.


Diabetes SA Annual Health Professional Seminar

25 May 2018 | Adelaide, Australia

Do you need to be a psychologist to provide psychological care? Hendrieckx C.


University of Western Sydney Forum: Diabetes tech and talk: innovation and integration in diabetes clinical care, self-management and prevention

18-19 May 2018 | Sydney, Australia

Human factors in the use of technology in Type 1 Diabetes - do we still need doctors? Hendrieckx C.


Baker / Diabetes Victoria health Professional Symposium

4 May 2018 | Melbourne, Australia

Emotional health and diabetes - practising tips for managing emotional distress in your clients. Hendrieckx C.


ADEA Vic Branch conference

17 March 2018 | Ballarat, Australia

Is self-compassion the antidote to diabetes stigma and distress. Ventura A.


Diabetes UK

14-16 March 2018 | London, United Kingdom

“I feel confident bringing out psychological issues, but I don’t know what to do next” In symposium: Weaving psychological principles into routine care. Hendrieckx C.

Avoiding severe hypoglycaemia: Rethinking our focus on the long-term complications. Hendrieckx C & Speight J.


OzDAFNE Training Day

19 February 2018 | Melbourne, Australia

Diabetes Distress: what is it and how to identify and address. Hendrieckx C.


ADS Practical Skills Course for First Year Trainees in Adult Endocrinology

17 February 2018 | Melbourne, Australia

Talking about blood glucose levels. Hendrieckx C.

ADS & ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting

30 August - 1 September 2017 | Perth, Australia

ADEA Masterclass: Tips and tricks to enhance your consultations. Hendrieckx C, Morris A.

ADEA Symposium: Diabetes peer support in Australia: the experience, the evidence and a road map for future service provision. Browne JL, Speight J.


Digital Advancement Showcase, Deakin University

9 August 2017 | Melbourne, Australia

Apps in research and behaviour change. Trawley S.


AstraZeneca: Endocrinology Registrars’ Dinner

24 June 2017 | Melbourne, Australia

Kickstart the Change: Inspiring patient engagement in the management of type 2 diabetes. Language matters. Speight J.


77th American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions

9-13 June 2017 | San Diego, USA

Psychosocial Aspects of Islet and Pancreas Transplantation. Symposium: Primer on Transplantation for the Clinician. Speight J.


2017 Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute Friday seminar program

12 May 2017 | Melbourne, Australia

Title to be confirmed. Speight J.


The Primary Care Diabetes Society of Australia (PCDSA)

6 May 2017 | Melbourne, Australia

Emotional health of people living with diabetes. Hendrieckx C.


Australian Psychosocial Society College of Health Annual General Meeting 

15 February 2020 | Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

What does psychology have to do with diabetes? Browne JL.


Diabetes and Mental Health Professionals Network

Multiple dates and locations

Diabetes and emotional health: A handbook for health professionals supporting adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Hendrieckx C.

AstraZeneca Sales, Marketing and Medical Conference

7 November 2016 | Gold Coast, Australia

Kickstarting the change … with words. Speight J


International Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD)

26-29 October 2016 | Valencia, Spain

‘I wish they understood how much of an impact it [type 1 diabetes] has on everyone in the family’ (Parent of a teenager with type 1 diabetes). Hendrieckx C.


Chronic Illness Alliance

26 October 2016 | Melbourne, Australia

Diabetes peer support in Australia: a national survey. Browne JL.

Diabetes and emotional health: a handbook for health professionals supporting adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Halliday J.


Australian Psychological Society Health College Annual General Meeting

13 October 2016 | Melbourne, Australia 

Introducing the ACBRD. Browne JL.


ADS ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting

26-29 August 2016 | Gold Coast, Australia

How big? Social stigma among adults with diabetes and its implications for diabetes self-management. Browne JL.

The psychosocial context of treatment intensification:  Barriers to early insulin initiation – perspectives of individuals living with T2DM. Holmes-Truscott E.

Avoiding problematic hypoglycaemia: rethinking our focus on the long-term complications. Speight J

Novel and emerging psychological issues in preventing and managing diabetes-related complications (Chair). Speight J

From theory to practice: overcoming clinical inertia in glycaemic therapy for T2D in primary care (Chair). Speight J


OzDAFNE Collaborative Meeting

29 July 2016 | Melbourne, Australia 

Bringing psychology into your practice. Hendrieckx C.


Diabetes Victoria - Living Well with Diabetes: Back to Basics

9 July 2016 | Melbourne, Australia

What's so tough about living with diabetes? Speight J.  


Team Novo Nordisk event for the Diabetes Online Community

12 June 2016 | New Orleans, USA

Diabetes myths, stigma and language. Speight J

IDF World Diabetes Congress 

30 November – 4 December 2015 | Vancouver, Canada

Social stigma in diabetes: setting the scene. Browne JL.

Hypoglycaemia unawareness: is hyperglycaemia avoidance an overlooked concern? Speight J.

Meet the expert: Is there more to a hypo than just low blood sugar? Speight J.


Diabetes Resource Centre Inc.

28 November 2015 | Warrnambool, Australia

Psychological well-being and diabetes self-care in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their parents. Hagger V.

Fear of hypoglycaemia, disordered eating and diabetes ketoacidosis. Hendrieckx C.


William Sansum Diabetes Centre

18 November 2015 | Santa Barbara, USA

The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes: an idea whose time has come. Speight J.


General Practice Conference & Exhibition and Practice Nurse Clinical Education (GPCE & PNCE) conference

13-15 November 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

Mental health and diabetes: improving outcomes. Hendrieckx C.

Rational blood glucose self-monitoring for people with type 2 diabetes. Speight J, Hagger V.


Diabetes Victoria Living Well event 

17 October 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

What’s so tough about living with diabetes? Speight J.


Diabetes Victoria Women’s Weekend

11 October 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

How do you feel? Discussing diabetes downers? Ventura A.


Diabetes NSW/ Diabetes Update Day

10 October 2015 | Sydney, Australia

Diabetes stigma: an invisible barrier to behavior change. Browne J.

SMBG is dead; Long live SMBG: the conversational role of blood glucose monitoring among people with non-insulin treated type 2 diabetes. Speight J.


Integrated Chronic Disease Management (ICDM) Chronic Care Forum

14 September 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

‘Building the evidence for chronic disease management: IDEAS Evaluation Study’. Browne J.


Deakin University, School of Psychology

4 September 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

‘Biopsychosocial aspects of diabetes’. Speight J.


Diabetes Victoria 

3 September 2015 | Webinar 

‘Diabetes distress – what is it and do I have it? Halliday J.


Carrington Health

3 September 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

‘Building the evidence for chronic disease management: IDEAS Evaluation Study’. Browne J.


Roche Educator Day

25 August 2015 | Adelaide, Melbourne

‘Panel discussion: You Are Not Alone: The Diabetes Healthcare Team: Here to help - What I know, What I do’. Hendrieckx C.

‘Adherence and motivation. Dealing with the elephants in the diabetes consultation’. Speight J.


Diabetes Victoria Type 1 Out of Town event 

 22 August 2015 | Geelong, Australia

‘Motivation and health’. Speight J.


Deakin Diabetes Workshop 2015

14 August 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

Psychology and Diabetes. Hendrieckx C.


My Diabetes Coach Partners’ Launch

31 July 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

The challenges of living with type 2 diabetes. Speight J.


Roche Sales Team conference 

30 July 2015 | Sydney, Australia

Superheroes and diabetes: SMBG as an example. Speight J.


Deakin University, Annual Faculty of Health Day

23 July 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

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


Diabetes Victoria / Baker IDI Symposium for Health Professionals

20 May 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

The changing fashion of type 2 diabetes – designing care that fits. Browne JL.


Diabetes Victoria Type 1 Out of Town event 

2 May 2015 | Horsham, Australia

Motivation and Health. Hendrieckx C.


Primary Care Diabetes Society of Australia

30 April 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

Engaging people with non-insulin-treated type 2 diabetes in self-management: taking a structured approach to glucose monitoring. Speight J.


8th Roche Accu-Chek Network Meeting 

16-18 April | Valletta, Malta

‘Implementing structured SMBG in an Australian setting: STeP IT UP’. Speight J.


Diabetes Victoria - Living Well with Diabetes - Back to Basics (Type 1 Diabetes Stream)

19 March 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

Motivation and type 1 diabetes. Speight J.

What's so tough about living with diabetes? Speight J.


Dietitians Association of Australia

11 March 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

Consultation Skills – What can Dietitians do to Support People with Diabetes? Halliday J.


Diabetes Victoria Living Well event 

28 February 2015 | Geelong, Australia

What’s so tough about living with diabetes? Five myths busted. Speight J.


Chronic Disease & Mental Health Symposium - Integrated care is every nurse’s business

26 February 2015 | Sydney, Australia

Putting diabetes distress on the clinical agenda. Hendrieckx C.


Diabetes Victoria Type 1 Out of Town event 

21 February 2015 | Wangaratta, Australia

Motivation and Health. Browne JL.


ADS Practical Skills Course

20 February 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

Talking about blood glucose levels. Hendrieckx C.

10th International Diabetes Federation – Western Pacific Region

21-24 November 2014 | Singapore

Drivers of hypoglycaemia and education strategies for prevention. Speight J.


DA-Vic Type 1 in the City. Royal Melbourne Hospital

8 November 2014 | Melbourne, Australia

Emotional well-being & type 1 diabetes: understanding & overcoming ‘diabetes downers’. Browne JL.  


DA-Vic Living Well with Diabetes. Werribee Racecourse

18 October 2014 | Melbourne, Australia 

What’s so tough about living with diabetes? Speight J.


 DA-Vic Women’s Weekend

11 October 2014 | Melbourne, Australia 

Motivation and Wellbeing: Mental health, relationships and how to take charge of stress, anxiety and depression. Hendrieckx C.


10th Annual Australian Disease Management Association 

11-12 September 2014 | Melbourne, Australia 

Psychological aspects of diabetes. Speight J.


DAWN2 International Summit

8-9 April 2014 | Leiden, The Netherlands

A new language for diabetes. The Diabetes Australia Position Statement. Speight J


Diabetes UK

5-7 March 2014 | Liverpool UK

Understanding and addressing diabetes-related stigma. Browne JL. 

How to present research / academic writing. Speight J. 

Diabetes and distress. Speight J. 

IDF World Diabetes Congress

2-6 December 2013 | Melbourne, Australia 

(Chairing Symposium) Diabetes transitions and their psychosocial effects. Speight J.

(Chairing Oral sessions) Peer to peer. Speight J.


Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute Speaker Session. IDF World Diabetes Congress

5 December 2013 | Melbourne, Australia 

Managing diabetes and preventing complications – what makes the difference? Speight J.


The 2013 Symposium for Behavioural Research in Diabetes

29-30 November | Melbourne, Australia 

Recurrent severe hypoglycaemia: is technology the answer? (ORAL) Speight J.