DAY 1 | Thursday April 15

0800 - 0845 [EDT] The Discovery of Insulin [Zinmanm, Gimeno, Kurthals]

Chairs: Dr. Gary Lewis and Pat Brubaker


Historical Context at the University of Toronto Bernard Zinman
The Eli Lilly Insulin Story Ruth Gimeno
The Novo Nordisk Insulin Story Peter Kurtzhals
0845 - 0945 [EDT] The Use of Insulin in the Real World [Buse, Järvinen, Mbanya, Hirsch]
Whither the Future of Insulin Management in Type 2 Diabetes? John Buse
Barriers to Insulin Use in Adults Hannele Yki-Järvinen
Global Challenges in the Insulin Supply Change Jean Claude Mbanya
Barriers to Insulin Use in Adults Irl Hirsch
0845 - 0945 [EDT] Advances in Beta Cell and Islet Autoimmunity [Mathis, Eizirik, Danska, Santamaria, Herold]
Molecular Insights into Islet Autoimmunity Diane Mathis
Islet Inflammation and Type 1 Diabetes – New Perspectives Decio L. Eizirik
Development of Tolerance and Autoimmunity Jayne Danska
Novel Strategies for Defeating Islet Autoimmunity Pere Santamaria
Therapeutic Approaches to Circumventing Autoimmunity Kevan Herold
0945 - 1045 [EDT] Insulin Delivery: Special Situations [Maahs, Harris, Feig, Umpierrez]
Insights from the T1D Exchange Experience David Maahs
The Challenge of Insulin in Primary Care Stewart Harris
Evolving Technologies for the Management of Diabetes and Pregnancy Denice Feig
Insulin and Beyond in the Hospitalized Patient G Umpierrez
0945 - 1045 [EDT] The Diabetologia Hypoglycemia Symposium [Thorens, Dundee, Amiel, Mathieu]
Mechanisms of Glucose Sensing Bernard Thorens
Cellular Consequences of Hypoglycemia Rory McRimmon Dundee
Clinical Consequences of Hypoglycemia Stephanie Amiel
Minimizing Hypoglycemia in the Real World Chantal Mathieu
1100 - 1200 [EDT] CIHR Trainee Award Winners Graduate Students
1200 - 1300 [EDT] CIHR Trainee Award Winners Postdocs

DAY 2 | Friday April 16

0815 - 0915 [EDT] All About Insulin: From the Gene to Stem Cells to the Receptor [Kahn, Bell, Melton, Langer]


Insulin Action in Health and Disease CR Kahn
The Insulin Gene Grame Bell
Realizing the Promise of Stem Cell Therapy Doug Melton
The Future of Smart Insulin Delivery Robert Langer
0915 - 1015 [EDT] Insulin Signalling in Health and Disease [Cherrington, King, Klip, Coward]
How Does Insulin Act on the Liver? Allan Cherrington
Insulin Action in Blood Vessels George King
Insulin Action in Muscle and Adipose Tissue Amira Klip
Insulin Action in the Kidney Richard Coward
0915 - 1015 [EDT] Modern Insulin Delivery [Perkins, Hovorka, Damiano, Lewis]
Comparative and Adjunctive Approaches to Insulin Delivery Bruce Perkins
New Closed Loop Insulin Systems Roman Hovorka
Bihormonal Closed Loop Systems Ed Damiano
Open Source Automated Insulin Delivery Dana Lewis
1015 - 1045 [EDT] The Present and Future of Pancreas and Islet Transplantation [Shapiro]
Speaker James Shapiro
1045 - 1115 [EDT] Immune-based Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes [von Herrath]
1115 - 1145 [EDT] Therapy of Type 1 Diabetes: The DCCT-EDIC Trials [Nathan]
Speaker David Nathan
1130 - 1230 [EDT] Trainee Awards CIHR Early Career Investigators
1145 - 1215 [EDT] Preventing Diabetes in Children [Greenbaum]
Speaker Carla Greenbaum
1215 - 1230 [EDT] Symposium Close and Final Thoughts