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2019 ADEA-TAS Branch Seminar


Draft Program

Friday 15 November 2019
12.00-1.00pm Trade Displays and Registration
1.00-1.05pm Welcome and Housekeeping
1.05-1.55pm Microbiome and Health: Connections with Diabetes – Professor Katie Flanagan
1.55-2.55pm Workshop – Accuracy of Data

This will be an insightful and practical workshop. The main focus will be to discuss the importance of accuracy in blood glucose monitoring and sharing the real and practical implications for people who are self-monitoring. It will also cover Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Flash Glucose Monitoring – and where applicable the importance of using the most accurate Blood Glucose Monitoring for calibration.

Sponsored by Ascensia Diabetes Care

2.55-3.15pm Afternoon Tea and Trade Displays
3.15-4.05pm Diabetes and Exercise – Dr. Agata Piotrowicz
  • Update from National Office
  • Evaluation and sum up
4.30pm Close


Professor Katie Flanagan Professor Katie Flanagan BA (Hons) MBBS DTM&H PhD FRCP(UK) FRACP is a clinician scientist with an international reputation in the field of vaccine immunology. She is Director of Clinical Infectious Diseases in Northern Tasmania, Director of the Clifford Craig Vaccine Trial Centre, Clinical Professor at the University of Tasmania, Adjunct Professor in the School of Health and Biomedical Science at RMIT University and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Dept of Immunology and Pathology at Monash University.
Dr Agata Piotrowicz Dr Piotrowicz is an Endocrinologist at Launceston General Hospital.


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The venue is the Launceston Conference Centre, 50 Glen Dhu St, South Launceston

Free car parking is available and is available to all visitors on a first come first served basis.