TypeOneNation Summit Boston 2017

February 11, 2017, Boston, MA
8:30 am - 2:15 pm

Free; Donations accepted

Join us for our annual educational summit that brings together all within the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community. Learn about research advances, participate in discussions with experts, and meet others living with T1D. Educational sessions will be focused on T1D care and management, and will be geared for different audiences. Online registration is now closed. Walk-in registration is available on the 4th floor of the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

Schedule

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

CHECK IN AND REGISTRATION / BREAKFAST / VENDOR FAIR

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

WELCOME / MISSION AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Youth Programming Available

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

EDUCATIONAL SESSION #1
Youth Programming Available, Including an Exclusive Discussion with Caroline Marshall, FBI Special Agent, Living with T1D since 1987

Noon - 1 p.m.

LUNCH / VENDOR FAIR

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

EDUCATIONAL SESSION #2
Youth Programming Available

2:15 p.m.

TYPEONENATION ENDS / PEAK REGISTRATION OPENS
Youth Programming Available

After the conclusion of TypeOneNation, we invite you to join us at our new Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) program.  PEAK is a unique outreach initiative to increase education on the management of physical activity for individuals living with T1D. Its goal is to break new ground in supporting safe, informed exercise within the T1D community. 

Speakers

Sponsors

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Venue

Boston Marriott Copley Place

110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Directions

More Info

MISSION ADDRESS:
Marjana Marinac, Senior Director, Regulatory and Health Policy, JDRF

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
T1D, the FBI, and Me—Caroline Marshall, FBI Special Agent, Living with T1D since 1987

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS AND SPEAKERS:
Adulting with T1D: Perspectives on Thriving in Your Career, Relationships, Family, and Everyday Life—Noah Gardner, Scientist, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Living with T1D since age 12; Mike Norwood, Founder, Wears Woody, Living with T1D since age 11; Michelle Puntillo, CAPS, ASID, Founder of Puntillo Designs, an Interior Design and Independent Living Solutions Firm, Living with T1D since age 6; Kerri Sparling, Writer and Author, Living with T1D since 1986

Advocating for Your Child In and Out of the Classroom: Specials, Field Trips, and Emergency Preparedness—Danielle King, BSN, RN, Elementary School Nurse, Natick Public Schools, Mother of a Child with T1D; Karen Waitekus, BS, RN, NCSN, Nurse Leader, Early Childhood Nurse, Sharon Public Schools

Building Resilience: Preventing T1D Burnout—Ellen O’Donnell, PhD, Staff Psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, Instructor at Harvard Medical School, Diagnosed with T1D at age 21

Sick Day Management—Sungeeta Agrawal, MD, Attending Physician in Pediatric Endocrinology, Tufts Medical Center

Tackling the Teen Years with T1D: Perspectives from Teen Panelists, a Pediatric Endocrinologist, and a Therapist—Aimee Folger, LICSW, Child and Adolescent Therapist, Child Therapy in Boston, Living with T1D since age 11; Katharine Garvey, MD, MPH, Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Mother of a Child with T1D; Members of the Boston Children’s Hospital Teen Advisory Committee

We Can Actually Go Out? Tips for T1D Parents Preparing Sitters—Courtney Gale, College Student, Living with T1D since 2013; Teresa Miller, Parent Volunteer, Fundraiser, and Advocate for JDRF since 2011; Patty Rais-Keeley, RD, LDN, CDE, Clinical Services Manager, Insulet Corporation

YOUTH PROGRAMMING:
Supervised, fun activities for children of all ages with T1D and their siblings, including an exclusive discussion with Caroline Marshall.  Please note: Parents/caregivers are responsible for their child’s diabetes management during the event.


Frequently Asked Questions and Parking Information


Online registration is now closed.  Walk-in registration is available on the 4th floor of the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

Important Day of Details 2017


After the conclusion of TypeOneNation, we invite you to join us at our new Performance in Exercise and Knowledge (PEAK) program.  PEAK is a unique outreach initiative to increase education on the management of physical activity for individuals living with T1D. Its goal is to break new ground in supporting safe, informed exercise within the T1D community.

Walk-in registration for PEAK will be available on the 4th floor of the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

 


 

Event Contact

Nichole Messier
7814310700 | nmessier@jdrf.org