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Schedule for Tuesday, July 10, 2018 — Registration, Screenings, Sports Central
South Registration Veracruz North Registration Acapulco / Baja / Cancun Central Registration / Laredo 1-2 Veracruz A
Attendee Conference Registration

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through Wednesday Afternoon
Retinal Screening

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pre-Registration Required
When Registering for FFL

Retinal Screening
Tuesday through Friday
TrialNet Screening

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Walk In
Pre-Registration Not Required

TrialNet Screening
Tuesday through Friday
Sports Central

Open Gym Hours

11:00 am to
3:30 pm

Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk


Schedule for Wednesday, July 11, 2018 — Focus Groups, Sessions, Receptions, Grand Opening of Exhibition Hall
Time Coronado A Coronado B Coronado C Coronado D Coronado EF Coronado H Coronado M Fiesta 5 Fiesta 6 Fiesta 7 Fiesta 8 Fiesta 9-10 Durango 1 Durango 2 Yucatan 1-3 Youth Programming
Sponsored by Insulet
Veracruz A
  Breakfast On Your Own
9:00 - 10:15 Novo Nordisk Focus Group
Insulet Focus Group
Lilly Diabetes Focus Group
Dexcom Focus Group
Hands on Pump, Pens, Glucagon and Meter Training and Review
Janet Rodriguez BSN, RN, CDE with Grandparents Staff
Welcome to FFL For Newly Diagnosed Families
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE, Marissa Town, BSN, RN, CDE, Kenny Rodenheiser, BSN, RN, CDE, & Brian Grant, BSN, RN, CDE
Capillary Biomedical Focus Group
Pre-registration preferred, and given priority. Walk-ins welcome. Please register online.
Bolus and Barbells
Rodney Miller
Docu-Diabetes IV
Ben Stroud, Kevin Covais, Amanda Borges, & Tom Karlya
Glucose: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Kim Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP
Roche Diabetes Care Focus Group
Nightscout - #WeAre NotWaiting
Session 1
Accommodations in College for Parents and Teens
Leigh Fickling, MEd, MS, JD
Dimples and Diabetes
Elle Shaheen
Dancing for Diabetes/for Kids
Ages 6-11
Elizabeth Forrest
Youth Programming

Child Care
Monterrey 2-3
Ages 0-5

Forts & Legos
Monterrey 1
Ages 6-12

Movies & Videos
Fiesta 1-2
Ages 6-12

Dress Up & Art Projects
Fiesta 3-4
Ages 6-12
Sports Central

Youth Sessions
9:00 - 4:30

Open Gym Hours

4:30 -
6:00 pm

8:00 -
10:00 pm

Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break On Your Own
10:45 - 12:00 Novo Nordisk Focus Group
Insulet Focus Group
Lilly Diabetes Focus Group
Dexcom Focus Group
Hands on Pump, Pens, Glucagon and Meter Training and Review
Janet Rodriguez BSN, RN, CDE with Grandparents Staff
Focus Group:
Do It Yourself Closed Loop - Why Did You Do It?

Diana Naranjo, PhD, & Korey Hood, PhD
CWD Focus Group
Living with Diabetes, Not For Diabetes
Chris Ruden
Policy Advocacy 101 Training Workshop
Derek Flowers & Ryan Gough
Parent/Young Adult Workshop: Parties and Picnics: Navigating the Hard to Bolus for Foods
Alicia McAuliffe-Fogarty, PhD, CPsychol
Roche Diabetes Care Focus Group Nightscout - #WeAre NotWaiting
Session 2
Panel Discussion for Teens: Preparing for College
Christina Roth, Anna Floreen, MSW, CDE, & Malissa McQuillan
Diabetes Connections: The Game Show
Stacey Simms
Dancing for Diabetes/for Kids
Ages 12-17
Elizabeth Forrest
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
1:30 - 2:45  
Tandem Diabetes Care Focus Group
Lilly Diabetes Focus Group
 
Diabetes Basics for Significant Others
Heather Speer, MPH, CCRC, CDE, & Janet Rodriguez, BSN, RN, CDE
 
Abbott Diabetes Care Focus Group
Preventing T1D and its Recurrence
Camillo Ricordi, MD, and Sonia Chritton
JDRF Focus Group
 
Roche Diabetes Care Focus Group
Nightscout Study Research Collaborative
Joyce Lee, MD, MPH
Workshop for Parents: Off to College with CDN
Christina Roth, Anna Floreen, MSW, CDE, & Malissa McQuillan
Building a Successful T1D Community at Home
Shana Baker & Susan Brennan
Dancing for Diabetes/for Adults
Adults 18+
Elizabeth Forrest
2:45 - 3:15 Beverage Break On Your Own
3:15 - 4:30  
 
 
 
 
First Timers Orientation
3:45 - 5:45
 
 
Conversations About Peer Support: Learning from One Another
Christel Marchand Aprigliano
 
Roche Diabetes Care Focus Group
Nightscout - #WeAre NotWaiting
Installation Workshop
Parenting Your Teen
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE
Parenting Your Tween
Jessica Kichler, PhD, CDE & Kenny Rodenheiser, BSN, RN, CDE
 
6:00 - 9:00 Grand Opening Ceremony
Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall
Veracruz B and C
 
9:00 - 10:00 Amanda Jo and Billy Lee in Concert
Sponsored by Tandem Diabetes Care
Fiesta 5
 

Wednesday Program Notes:



Schedule for Thursday, July 12, 2018 — Sessions, Family and Friends Banquet
Time Coronado H Coronado J Coronado K Coronado AB Coronado CD
Adults with Type 1
Sponsored by OmniPod
Coronado EF
Grandparents
Fiesta 7-8
Emerging Adults
(Ages 18-23)
Sponsored by OmniPod
Yucatan 1-3 Durango 1-2
Advocacy
Veracruz ABC
8:00 - 9:00 Keynote Breakfast in Coronado Ballroom
Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes
 
9:00 - 10:00 Richard Rubin Opening Keynote
Climb High With Diabetes
Will Cross
Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes
 
10:00 - 10:45 Coffee Break outside Exhibit Hall - Veracruz BC   Veracruz A
Sports Central


Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Youth Sessions

Open Gym Hours

8:00 to
10:00 pm

Veracruz BC
Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life


Open
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 - 4:00 pm
10:45 - 12:00 The Impact of Diabetes Technology on Our Life
Korey Hood, PhD
Closing the Loop: State of the Art
Bruce Buckingham, MD
Sick Day Management
Jamie Wood, MD
Pregnancy Planning & Reproductive Health for Women With T1D
Liz Robinson, MS, PA-C, CDE
Single Parents Discussion Group
Marisa Hilliard, PhD
Grandparent Common Fears Discussion
Grandparents Faculty
Insurance for Young Adults
Stewart Perry
How to Get Support and Knowledge Using Apps, Internet, and Social Media
Kerri Sparling, Scott Johnson, & Michelle Auerbach
Advocacy 1:
The Election Game and How to Help Diabetes Win

Christel Marchand Aprigliano & Leyla Mansour-Cole, Esq.
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch Buffet in Coronado Ballroom
Visit Exhibits in Veracruz BC
 
1:30 - 2:45 Positive Caregiving
Marisa Hilliard, PhD
Bigfoot is Real: Automating Insulin Delivery
Jeffrey Brewer
Making Sense of Sensor Data
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Accommodations in College, Graduate School, and Beyond: Workshop
Leigh Fickling, MEd, MS, JD
Safe Zone for Significant Others
Tamara Oser, MD
Grandparents Guidelines
Grandparents Faculty
Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care
Sarah Corathers, MD
Puberty and Adolescence: Body and Mind
Jamie Wood, MD, & Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE
Advocacy 2:
Hot Topics

Christel Marchand Aprigliano & Leyla Mansour-Cole, Esq.
2:45 - 3:30 Coffee Break outside Exhibit Hall - Veracruz BC  
3:30 - 4:45 Preventing Type 1 Diabetes: Where Do We Stand?
Desmond Schatz, MD
iLet Update
Ed Damiano, PhD
Sugar Surfing Concepts
Stephen Ponder, MD, FAAP, CDE
Safe at School 101
Crystal Woodward
The Emotional Burden of Diabetes
Tamara Oser, MD, & Sean Oser, MD, MPH
Ask the Experts
Grandparents Faculty
We're Having a Baby!
Pregnancy Planning for Couples

Liz Robinson, MS, PA-C, CDE
Parenting Young Children: Managing Behavior and Diabetes
Marisa Hilliard, PhD
Advocacy 3:
Affordable Access to Insulin

Stewart Perry & George Huntley
6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

From 6:30 to 8:30 in Coronado HJKL
 
6:30 - 8:30 Music and Dancing
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

Following the Banquet
From 8:30 to 10:30 pm in Coronado HJKL
 

Thursday Program Notes:



Schedule for Friday, July 13, 2018 — Sessions, Family Movie Night, Dessert with the Faculty, Adult Type 1 Event
Time Coronado H Coronado J Coronado K Coronado L Coronado AB Coronado CD
Adults with Type 1
Sponsored by OmniPod
Coronado EF
Grandparents
Coronado PQR Fiesta 7-8
Emerging Adults
(Ages 18-23)
Sponsored by OmniPod
Yucatan 1-3 Durango 1-2 Veracruz ABC
  Breakfast On Your Own
9:00 - 10:00 Preparing for High School and Beyond
Henry Rodriguez, MD, & Diana Naranjo, PhD
DRI Research Update
Camillo Ricordi, MD
Sugar Surfing Workshop
Stephen Ponder, MD, FAAP, CDE
Finding a Way to Say Yes
Moira McCarthy
Sleepovers, Stress Days, and Hospital Stays
Jamie Wood, MD
Your Legal Rights with T1D: Encounters with Law Enforcement
Cynthia Deitle, JD
Research Update for Grandparents
Grandparents Faculty
Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Advocating for Yourself
Laura Smith, PhD, & Kerri Sparling
diaTribe Panel Discussion
Adam Brown & Invited Guests
You Want Me to Switch What? Again?
Derek Flowers & Ryan Gough
Veracruz A
Sports Central


Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Youth Sessions

Open Gym Hours

8:00 to
10:00 pm

Veracruz BC
Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life


Open
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 - 4:00 pm
10:00 - 10:45 Beverage Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 12:00 Avoiding and Overcoming Burnout
Korey Hood, PhD
Engineering a Biological Cure for T1D
Timothy Kieffer, PhD
Diabetes Tools and Apps - What's New, What Works, and What Do Patients Really Want?
Adam Brown
How Nutrition Influences Gut Permeability and Microbiome Composition Leading to Autoimmunity: The Type 1 Diabetes Paradigm
Alessio Fasano, MD
Safe at School Workshop
Crystal Woodward
Parenting with Type 1 Diabetes
Sean Oser, MD, MPH, & Scott Johnson
Reclaiming Sleepovers & How To Avoid Diabetes Emergencies
Grandparents Faculty
Meet the Sports Central Athletes
Jimmy Dodson
Your Legal Rights with T1D: Internships, Living Abroad, & Job Searching
Leigh Fickling, MEd, MS, JD
What You Should Know About DIY Closed Looping
Dana Lewis
Preventing and Managing Hypoglycemia
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Buffet in Coronado Ballroom
Visit Exhibits in Veracruz BC
 
1:00 - 2:00 Dedicated Exhibit Hall Hour
Exhibit Hall Closes at 4:00 pm
Visit Exhibits in Veracruz BC
 
2:00 - 3:15 Family Teamwork Across Child & Adolescent Development
Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE
JDRF Research Update
Aaron Kowalski, PhD
Bright Spots and Landmines
Adam Brown
ATTD Update: Diabetes Technology
Tadej Battelino, MD, PhD
The 10 Things I Get Asked the Most in the Middle of the Night
Jamie Wood, MD
Diabetes Can Be Complicated
Sean Oser, MD, MPH, Korey Hood, PhD, Kerri Sparling, & Scott Johnson
Grandparent Wrap Up
Grandparents Faculty
Advanced Pumping
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Beyond the Numbers: Navigating the Nutrition Maze
Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN
Moms Discussion Group
Lauren Lanning & Leigh Fickling, MEd, MS, JD
Dads Discussion Group
Tom Karlya & Scott Kyllo
3:15 - 4:00 Beverage Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 5:00 Closing Keynote
Find Your Finish Line Vision

Jay Hewitt
 
Evening Family Movie Night
Sponsored by Dexcom

7:30 - 9:30 pm
Coronado H
Dessert and Posters with the Faculty
Sponsored by Ascensia

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Veracruz Pre-Function Area
Adults with Type 1 Evening Event
Sponsored by Insulet

8:00 pm - Midnight
Fiesta 5-6
Young Adults Dinner
Sponsored by Insulet

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Durango 1-2
Pre-registration required

Friday Program Notes:



Schedule for Saturday, July 14, 2018 — Final Sessions, Sports Central, Tween & Teen Dances, Family Fun Night
Time Event and Location
10:00 - 2:00 Sports Central Open
Veracruz A

Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

Open Gym Hours
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Morning Panel Discussion:
Being A Couple and Making it Work

For Adults with Type 1 and Their Significant Others

Facilitated by Korey Hood, PhD, & Diana Naranjo, PhD
With Jimmy Dodson, Liz Dodson,
Sam Billetdeaux, & Grace Grande-Cassell,
Brian Grant, BSN, RN, CDE, & Matt Point

10:30 - 11:30 am
Fiesta 1
Parents and Teens Discussion
For Parents and Teens

Facilitated by Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD, CDE

10:30 - 11:30 am
Fiesta 2
Kara and the (not so) Dire Beastie
An animated series and Q&A with the creators

Angelina Bernier, MD, & Alan Caudel

10:30 - 11:30 am
Durango 1
Midday Lunch on your own
Afternoon Celebrate!

Welcome to the first ever kids Diaversary and Birthday celebration!

Our FFL’s ages 8-12 will celebrate their milestones together since they don’t see each other all year. The children will participate in two fun and engaging activities including a paper airplane workshop! Then we will all sing Happy Diaversary and Happy Birthday, and wind down by eating some Mickey ice cream treats!

Participation is limited to the first 125 kids to register. Register Here

Sponsored by Logan Merwin

1:00 - 2:30
Coronado K
 
 
Evening Family Fun Night
Super Heroes! Dress as your favorite super hero!
Coronado H - 7:00 - 10:00 pm
All Ages Welcome
Tween Social
Fiesta 5 - 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Ages 9-12
Dress Nicely
Teen Dance
Fiesta 6 - 8:00 - 11:00 pm
Ages 13-17
Dress Nicely


Schedule for Sunday, July 15, 2018 — Farewell Breakfast
Time Location
8:00 - 10:00 Farewell Breakfast
Coronado HJ
Join your new friends for life for a farewell breakfast.
All attendees welcome.


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