2020 JDRF LI TypeOneNation Summit

March 21, 2020, Melville, NY
8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Join us for an engaging and collaborative networking opportunity. The TypeOneNation Summit is an annual educational program that brings together the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community. TypeOneNation Summit 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.


  • 8:00am – Check-in | Exhibitor Fair | Breakfast

    9:00am – Kids Korner opens

    9:15am – Welcome & Keynote Speakers

    10:45am – Break

    11:15am – Tracks

    Register for the track that best describes your connection to T1D

    1:45pm – Kids Korner Closes

  • The event will begin with a Welcome Breakfast and Keynote Presentation featuring Sean Busby, professional snowboarder living with type 1 diabetes and Jacquelyn Brown, Ph.D, JDRF Research Scientist. ALL TypeOneNation Summit registrants are invited to attend.

    After breakfast, attendees will then make their way to their designated session room, based on the track that they have registered for. Please see descriptions below:

    • Track A – Register for this track if you are an adult/young adult (19+) living with T1D or a spouse, partner or family member of an adult/young adult with T1D OR a health care provider for adults with T1D.
    • Track B – Register for this track if you are the parent(s)/guardian(s) of a toddler or school age child with T1D or health care provider for children with T1D.
    • Track C – Register for this track if you are a Teen (13-18) with T1D or a sibling (13-18) of someone with T1D.
    • Track D – Register for this track if you are interested in learning more about basic diabetes care. *A certified diabetes educator will offer basic T1D care for grandparents, school nurses, coaches, babysitters, etc.  

    Parents/Guardians can also register their children for Kids Korner, a supervised program where young kids can engage in several different activities while adults enjoy their session. Designed for children ages 4-12.

Keynote Speakers


Hilton Long Island

598 Broadhollow Road
Melville, NY 11747

Event Contact

Betsy Paffmann
(631) 768-3389 | bpaffmann@jdrf.org

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