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Join the Organising Committee for the Diabetes UK Professional Conference

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We're currently recruiting for the following specialisms to join our Professional Conference Organising Committee:

  • Diabetes specialist nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Psychologist with a specialist interest in diabetes
  • Dietitian
  • Paediatric specialist in diabetes
  • Consultants in diabetes and endocrinology

Being part of our Professional Conference Organising Committee is an excellent opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the pre-eminence of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference. Your role will be to help ensure the creation of a high-quality programme with a broad range of topics and a good mix of scientific and clinical care content. The committee meets six times a year and committee members also mark the abstracts that are submitted to the conference to ensure the highest quality data, evidence and research is presented.

The role includes:

  • Identifying and approaching speakers, facilitators and chairs
  • Leading on an abstract category, including marking and identifying a team of markers
  • Allocating abstracts into the programme along with identified chairs/judges.
  • Identifying successes and opportunities for improvement after the conference.
  • Support Diabetes UK in the strategic development of the conference and showcasing the organisation’s work.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to, outlining the skills and expertise you would bring to the role and why you are interested in this position.

The closing date for applications is Monday, 3 June 2024

The successful candidates will be selected for the Committee based on their CV and covering letter – there are no interviews for these positions. Please limit your CV to four pages and send both your CV and cover letter as word documents. Please also include where you heard about the vacancy in your cover letter.

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