2017 JDRF TypeOneNation DC Summit

March 11, 2017, North Bethesda, MD
8:30 am - 3:00 pm


The JDRF TypeOneNation Summit is a free, all-day educational and networking opportunity for anyone in the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community. Hear from T1D experts on the latest treatments and breakthroughs in T1D research, meet with other attendees to exchange ideas, and participate in discussions important to you. Children ages 5-18 may join the Youth Program or Teen Track and enjoy fun activities and educational programming throughout the day. TypeOneNation also features breakout sessions and a robust exhibit hall of vendors representing the latest in diabetes management technology and products, as well as local healthcare resources and camps.




Check In Opens

Youth and Teen Program Opens

Vendor Fair (open all day)

Newly Diagnosed Welcome Area (open all day)


Morning Breakout Sessions (optional)

Session 1: Taking T1D to School
Session 2: T1D and the Teenage Years: The Ups and Downs
Session 3: Adults with T1D: Home, Work, and Play
Session 4: Toddlers and T1D

TrialNet Screenings (ongoing)


Welcome Remarks

BILL PARSONS, Exeuctive Director, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Chapter


JDRF Mission Message: Turning Type One into Type None

DR. AARON KOWALSKI, Chief Mission Officer, JDRF


JDRF and DRI: The Progress of Stem Cell Replacement Therapies

JUAN DOMINGUEZ-BENDALA, Ph.D., Director of Stem Cell Development for Translational Research, Diabetes Research Institute


JDRF Advocacy Update

CYNTHIA RICE, Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Policy, JDRF


Buffet Lunch & Networking


T1D and the Psychosocial Impacts: Juggling It All

DR. MELISSA HENDRICKS, Kennedy Krieger Institute
DR. MAUREEN MONAGHAN, Children’s National Health System
DR. JESSICA PARRISH, Pediatric Specialists of Virginia


Artificial Pancreas Trial Experience

BRIAN HERRICK, Manager, Marcom Services, JDRF


Panel Discussion

Question and answer session with presenters


Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

Important information about parking for the TypeOneNation Summit here.

5701 Marinelli Rd
North Bethesda, MD 20852

Event Contact

Carrie Zager, Senior Outreach Manager
202-469-6978 | czager@jdrf.org