14:15 PM

Media Alert: Global Kick off 2019 World Bicycle Day with Phil Southerland & Team Novo Nordisk

Presented by Dr. Leszek J. Sibilski / Introduction to Sociology SOCY-100

Where: Montgomery College/ Rockville Campus
301 Science West

When: April 30, 9:00AM-10:30AM


  • 9:00 Brief Welcome by Dr. Leszek Sibilski followed by student’s made video clip presentation: “#June3WorldBicycleDay”
  • 9:05 Welcoming Remarks by Sasini Wickramatunga, Student Trustee of the Montgomery College Board
  • 9:10 Team Novo Nordisk Video Introduction: We Are Team Novo Nordisk
  • 9:15 Lecture by Phil Southerland, Team Novo Nordisk CEO and Co-Founder
  • 9:30 2019 Team Novo Nordisk Race Highlights
  • 9:35 Q&A with Phil Southerland
  • 9:45 Documentary Presentation (Unveiling the first ever-diabetic cycling medalist of Worlds or Olympics) “For Gold Against All Odds”
  • 9:55 Closing Remarks by Dr. Leszek Sibilski
  • 10:00 Group photos and pictures/poster/book signing
  • 10:30 End
About Team Novo Nordisk – Racing to Change Diabetes

Team Novo Nordisk is a global all-diabetes sports team of cyclists spearheaded by the world’s first all-diabetes UCI Professional Continental cycling team. In 2012, Phil Southerland, co-founder and CEO of the team, and global healthcare company Novo Nordisk, came together to create Team Novo Nordisk, based on a shared vision to inspire, educate and empower people around the world affected by diabetes. 

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