Event by Novo Nordisk Foundation Science Cluster

    Lecture: World Diabetes Foundation

    We have the pleasure of presenting three speakers from the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) – an independent, non-profit foundation based in Bagsværd, Denmark, and founded by Novo Nordisk A/S in 2002. The WDF is working to alleviate human suffering related to diabetes and its complications among those least able to withstand the burden of the disease, by being one one of the few funding mechanisms dedicated to preventing and treating diabetes in developing countries.

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    10 September 2020


    Leif Fenger Jensen Managing Director
    Jakob Sloth Madsen Senior Advisor
    Bent Lautrup-Nielsen Head of Global Development and Advocacy

    World Diabetes Foundation: Two decades of partnership with the developing world

    Speakers for the lecture on the 10th of September are Leif Fenger Jensen, Jakob Sloth Madsen and Bent Lautrup-Nielsen who will be speaking about the foundation and its current projects – we hope to see you there!

    For physical attendance, press register to sign up, then press the menu in the top and choose ‘Sign up’.

    For online attendance, the event will be streamed through Vimeo Live on this site. A video link will be available here at the site when the event starts and in order to participate online, you do not have to sign up.

    WDF – Changing Diabetes, One Day (full-length)

    Deadline for registration for physical attendance: (Up to and including) Tuesday 8 September 2020


    3:45 pm Welcome and registration (coffee/tea, water available)
    4:00 pm Introduction w/ Mette Ide Davidsen – Senior Programme Lead, NNF
    4:10 pm Leif Fenger Jensen – Managing Director, WDF
    WDF and the Global Diabetes Pandemic
    4:35 pm Bent Lautrup-Nielsen – Head of Global Development and Advocacy, WDF
    Diabetes in Developing Countries and the Covid-19 Pandemic – the Case of Tanzania
    5:00 pm Jakob Sloth Madsen – Senior Advisor, WDF
    Diabetes in Humanitarian Settings – the Case of Jordan
    5:30 pm Networking with drinks and snacks
    6:30 pm Thank you for today!
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    How do I attend online?

    Go to this website at the time of the event and press play on the video screen. You do not have to register in order to attend online.

    What is Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures?

    The Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures is a series of open lectures for all researchers and other interested in and around the Copenhagen area. Every 4 weeks, on a Thursday evening, you are invited for lectures on themes with a general interest for the Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers and bioscience researchers in general and often with a cross-disciplinary focus.

    I would like to know about upcoming Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures – where can I find information?

    You are very welcome to join the ‘Copenhagen Bioscience Cluster’s Linkedin and/or Facebook group. There you will find information about upcoming lectures, and much more. Also, you may want to sign up for the weekly announcement with events and deadlines, sent out by the group manager.

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    If you are by car, you can park for free in front or at the side of Tuborg Havnevej 19. If that is full, there is 3 hours free parking in the parking to the Waterfront shopping mall at the end of the road.

    Public transport by train to Hellerup station, and/or bus (1A, 21, 166), nearest by bus stop is Tuborg Boulevard.

    Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

    Contact Johan Jansen at jja@novo.dk.

    How do I cancel my participation?

    Please help us respecting our speakers, as well as keeping track of the numbers and optimize lecture and catering to the audience by cancelling as soon as you know that you exceptionally will not be able to make it. You can either cancel through Conference Manager or send an email to Johan Jansen at jja@novo.dk.

    Can I update my registration information?

    Yes, just log in to Conference Manager. Please use this option also in the unlikely event that you need to cancel your registration.

    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    No, you do not have to bring your ticket, but registration is mandatory for participation