JDRF Young Adult Conference Schedule of Events

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The JDRF Young Adult Conference will be held March 30-31, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. Register today!

Saturday, March 30

1:00 – 3:00pm     Check-in and Registration

2:15 – 3:00pm     *Optional Xeris Focus Group

3:00 – 4:10pm     Conference Kick-Off Activity

4:10 – 4:40pm     Keynote Speakers – Austin Basis and Jim Turner

4:40 – 5:30pm     Group Activity / Diabetes Improv – Austin Basis and Jim Turner

5:30 – 6:30pm     JDRF’s Young Leadership Committee (YLC) and Getting More Involved in the Diabetes Community – Brandon Arbiter and Rob Howe

5:30 – 6:30pm     T1D Partner Session – Lorraine Stiehl

5:30 – 7:30pm     Vendor Fair

6:30 – 7:15pm      Dinner

7:15 – 8:00pm     Inside the Actors Studio – Austin Basis and Jim Turner

8:00 – 11:00pm  Party / Special Event – Dallas YLC

 

Sunday, March 31

7:15 – 8:30am      Breakfast

7:30 – 8:00am    Optional Yoga Session / Exercise Activity – Dallas T1 Run Group

8:30 – 9:25am     Technology and Research Keynote Speaker – Brandon Arbiter

9:30 – 10:30am  Break-out Sessions:

  1. T1D Hacks and Conquering Carbs – Michele Laine
  2. Eating Disorders and Body Image Challenges with T1D – Mark Heyman

10:40 – 11:40pm  Break-out Sessions:

  1. Diabetes Burnout – Mark Heyman
  2. Exercise, Activity, Sports and T1D – Chris Ruden

11:40 – 12:20pm   Lunch and Keynote Speaker – Chris Ruden

12:20 – 12:30pm   Nicole Johnson

12:35 – 1:00pm     *Optional Pregnancy Session – Nicole Johnson and Michele Laine / *Optional Xeris Discussion Group