2018 Diabetes Canada Type 1 Conference: Learning and Living with type 1 diabetes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please find below a list of common questions and answers to assist you in learning more about the Type 1 Conference.

How can I register?
You can register for the Diabetes Canada Type 1 Conference in two ways:

Please remember to register early as space is limited!

Who can register?
Anybody can attend the Type 1 Conference. However, the Conference is of particular interest to adults and young adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, or those caring or supporting someone living with type 1.

The cost to attend is too much for me. What can I do?
Please call us at 1-800-BANTING (226-8464) to discuss financial assistance from Diabetes Canada.

How do I get to the Type 1 Conference at the Toronto Centre for the Arts?
The Toronto Centre for the Arts is located at 5040 Yonge St and is accessible by public transit. The closest subway station is the North York Centre Station and you can plan your trip via the TTC trip planner.  If you will be driving and need information about parking, please see the Toronto Centre for the Arts parking map for options in close proximity to the venue.

Can I take my child? Is there childcare on site?
Even though the information at the Type 1 Conference will be useful for those caring for individuals living with type 1 diabetes, there will not be child care on site.

Will food and snacks be provided?
Yes, lunch and light snacks will be provided for each Diabetes Canada Type 1 Conference participant.

Why is the Type 1 Conference only in Toronto?
There are costs associated with hosting a Type 1 Conference, which limits the number of events we can offer. The goal is to rotate hosting cities. In addition, Diabetes Canada does offer free education opportunities in communities across Canada, including our popular webinar series. Check the community events listings in your area of call 1-800-BANTING (226-8464) to learn about resources in your area.

Can I volunteer at the Diabetes Canada Type 1 Conference?
Yes! Please email T1Conference@diabetes.ca for volunteer opportunities.

Can I be an exhibitor or sponsor for the Type 1 Conference?
If you would like to be an exhibitor or sponsor, please email T1Conference@diabetes.ca for more information about opportunities.

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