TypeOneNation Summit Boston 2019

March 2, 2019, Boston, MA
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Free

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. Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 27 at noon.

Schedule

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

CHECK IN / BREAKFAST / VENDOR FAIR

9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

WELCOME REMARKS / MISSION AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Adults: Educational Session #1

Youth Programming Available
The event will include supervised, fun activities for children and teens with type 1 diabetes, and their siblings. Children are invited to join the Kid Zone (ages 3 – 11) and teens are invited to participate in Teen Central (ages 12+).

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

LUNCH / VENDOR FAIR

1:15 - 2:15 P.M.

Adults: Educational Session #2

Youth Programming Available
The event will include supervised, fun activities for children and teens with type 1 diabetes, and their siblings. Children are invited to join the Kid Zone (ages 3 – 11) and teens are invited to participate in Teen Central (ages 12+).

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion with T1D Athletes: “Finding Your Game Plan” presented by Game Plan T1D
Vendor Fair remains open until 3:30 p.m.

Speakers

Sponsors

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National Supporting Sponsors

National Vendor Sponsor

Venue

Boston Marriott Copley Place

The Boston Marriott Copley Place (https://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/bosco-boston-marriott-copley-place) is located at 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116. Parking is available at the Copley Place Garage (https://www.lazparking.com/local/boston-ma/copley-place-plaza), adjacent to the hotel.  Valet may also be available.  

Additional parking options include: Prudential Center Garage (http://www.parkprudentialcenter.com),  Hynes Auditorium Garage (http://www.pilgrimparking.com/boston-parking-garages/hynes-auditorium-garage.htm), 126 Dartmouth Street Garage (https://www.lazparking.com/local/boston-ma/126-dartmouth-street),  and the Garage at 100 Clarendon (http://www.100clarendon.com).      

The hotel is also accessible via public transportation (www.mbta.com).

110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN.

Join us for our annual educational summit that brings together all within the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community. TypeOneNation is a day of education where you can talk to experts about research advances, meet with other attendees to exchange ideas, and participate in discussions important to you. Educational sessions will be focused on T1D care and management and will be geared toward different audiences.

The event is open to anyone impacted by T1D. Children and teens are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day featuring discussions with T1D role models, arts and crafts, games, face painting and more!

RVSP Deadline is Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at noon. For any questions or for more information, please contact the JDRF New England Chapter at 781-431-0700 or newengland@jdrf.org.

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MISSION AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Brian Herrick, Manager, Marketing and Communications at JDRF, Living with T1D since 1993.

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS AND FEATURED SPEAKERS

Advocacy 101
Karen McChesney, JDRF New England Chapter Board Member and Advocacy Team Chair

Diabetes Distress and Burnout
Allison Nimlos, MA Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Traverse Counseling and Consulting

Diabetes Technology: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?
Brynn Marks, MD, Fellow in Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Food for Thought: No Plan Fits All
Mallory Sin, LDN, RD, Nutrition and Diabetes Educator, Joslin Diabetes Center

The Fundamentals of Exercising with T1D
Lauren Bongiorno, Virtual Diabetic Health Coach, Entrepreneur, and Author of the Diabetic Health Journal

Tackling the Teen Years
Boston Children’s Hospital Teen Advisory Committee; Katharine Garvey, MD, MPH, Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital; Danielle Sandage, LICSW, Outpatient Clinical Social Worker, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital; Shannon Terrio, MSN, FNP-BC, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Practitioner/Educator, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Taking Diabetes to School
Daniel Phelan, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of the Type 1 Action Foundation, Living with T1D since 2002

“Finding Your Game Plan” presented by Game Plan T1D and moderated by Sam Benger
Lauren Bongiorno, Tommy Degnan, Kate Hall, and Daniel Phelan

KID ZONE AND TEEN CENTRAL
The event will include supervised, fun activities for children and teens with type 1 diabetes, and their siblings. Children are invited to join the Kid Zone (ages 3 – 11) and teens are invited to participate in Teen Central (ages 12+).

Please note parents/caregivers are responsible for their child’s diabetes management during the event. Thanks in part to the generous support of our sponsors and vendors there is no cost to attend TypeOneNation. Please inform us as soon as possible if you plans change and you can no longer attend the program, as the chapter incurs significant expenses.

Event Contact

New England Chapter
781-431-0700 | newengland@jdrf.org