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Schedule for Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Time Event and Location
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open - Cypress Registration

9:00 am - 5:00 pm First Timers' Welcome Area - Cypress Registration Foyer
Stop by during the day for a relaxed Welcome to FFL

8:00 am Teen Car Control Clinic - Crystal M-N
Classroom session, followed by off-site driving course. Featuring Indy Racing Driver Charlie Kimball. Sponsored by Novo Nordisk.

Noon - 10:00 pm Sports Central – Cypress 1
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

1 - 5 pm Retinal Screening - Crystal Q
Appointment Required - See Registration




Schedule for Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Time Event and Location
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open - Cypress Registration

9:00 am - 5:00 pm First Timers' Welcome Area - Cypress Registration Foyer
Stop by during the day for a relaxed Welcome to FFL

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Diabetes Art Drop-In - Crystal J1

10:00 am - Noon Grandparents/Caregivers Camp Check In - Canary 3/4

Noon - 10:00 pm Sports Central – Cypress 1
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk

1:00 - 3:00 pm Grandparents/Caregivers Camp Class - Canary 3/4

1:00 - 3:00 pm Adults with Type 1 Drop-In - Crystal B

2:00 - 4:00 pm Meet the Childcare Staff - Crystal K
For families pre-registered for childcare

4:00 - 5:30 pm First Timers' Welcome Reception - Crystal G Ballroom
Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis

9 am - Noon and 1 - 5 pm Retinal Screening - Crystal Q
Appointment Required - See Registration




Parents and Adults Schedule for Thursday, July 5, 2012
Time Palms/Sago Palms/Sabal Palms/Royal Canary 1 Canary 2 Canary 3/4
Sponsored by LifeScan
Atlanta
Sponsored by Insulet
Anaheim
Sponsored by Insulet
Cypress Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00 Keynote Breakfast in Palms Ballroom - Sponsored by Eli Lilly & Company
9:00 - 10:00 Richard Rubin Opening Keynote
Jeff Hitchcock and Tom Karlya
Sponsored by Eli Lilly & Company
           
10:00 - 10:45 Coffee Break outside Exhibit Hall - Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3 Cypress
Ballroom 1

Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Sessions

Evening Hours
8 - 10 pm



Cypress
Ballroom 2 & 3

Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life


Closed - Set Up Day
10:45 - 12:00 The Artificial Pancreas Project
Eda Cengiz & Ed Damiano
Advanced Diabetes Technology
Bruce Buckingham
It's Not Just a Numbers Game
Joe Solowiejczyk
DiabEATes and CARBS
Jen Block
Navigating the Health Care Maze
(For Parents)
John Griffin
Drop In to The Grandparents' Lounge
Grandparents Faculty
College and Diabetes
Natalie Bellini & Marissa Town
It's More than Just Diabetes
Steve Edelman
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Buffet in Palms Ballroom - Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis
1:00 - 2:15 DRI Research Update
Mitra Zehtab
Making Sense of Sensor Data
Gary Scheiner
The Story of Team Type 1
Phil Southerland
Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis
Overcoming Diabetes Overwhelmus
Richard Rubin
Celiac Update
Alessio Fasano
Grandparents Guidelines
Grandparents Team
Navigating the Health Care Maze
(For College and Adults)
John Griffin
Type 1 and Exercise Management
Rick Philbin
2:15 - 3:00 Snack Break outside Exhibit Hall - Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3
3:00 - 4:15 DRI Research Update
(Repeat)

Mitra Zehtab

 
Learning to Let Go
Moira McCarthy
Sponsored by JDRF
Managing Type 1 at School
Crystal Jackson
Celiac Discussion Group
Alessio Fasano
Common Fears Discussion
Richard Rubin & Grandparents Faculty
So ... You Used to be a CWD Teen
Chuck Wiedmeyer
Pregnancy and Momhood with Type 1
Kerri Sparling & Kelly Close
6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet
Sponsored by LifeScan and Novo Nordisk

From 6:30 to 8:30 in Palms Ballroom
Preregistration and Tickets Required
 
8:30 - 10:30 Music and Dancing
Sponsored by LifeScan and Novo Nordisk

Following the Banquet
From 8:30 to 10:30 pm in Palms Ballroom
All Ages Welcome - Tickets not Required
 

Session Codes:   Science   Research   Diabetes 101   Psychosocial   Exercise   Grandparents   College   Adults Type 1   Legal & Advocacy



Parents and Adults Schedule for Friday, July 6, 2012
Time Palms/Sago Palms/Sabal Palms/Royal Canary 1 Canary 2 Canary 3/4
Sponsored by LifeScan
Atlanta
Sponsored by Insulet
Anaheim
Sponsored by Insulet
Cypress Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast buffet in Palms Ballroom
9:00 - 10:00 FDA: Advancing Diabetes Treatments
Arleen Pinkos
Everything But Insulin
Steve Edelman
Transitions in the Teen to Young Adult Years
Diana Naranjo
The First Year: Dealing with Burnout Discussion Group
Joe Solowiejczyk
Being an Advocate
Kimberly Davis & Tom Karlya
Ask the Diabetes Team
Grandparents Faculty, Richard Rubin & Bruce Buckingham
Young Women's Discussion
Kelly Close
Dealing with Diabetes Burnout
Korey Hood & Jill Weissberg-Benchell
Cypress
Ballroom 1

Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Daytime Sessions

Evening Hours
8 - 10 pm



Cypress
Ballroom 2 & 3

Exhibit Hall &
Quilt for Life


Open
Noon - 6 pm
10:00 - 10:45 Coffee Break outside Exhibit Hall - Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3
10:45 - 12:00 Managing Hypoglycemia
Gary Scheiner
From Toddler to Teenager: Stages of Transition
Bruce Buckingham
Positive Caregiving
Bill Polonsky
Sponsored by Roche
Family Teamwork in Diabetes Management
Barbara Anderson
Sports Central Panel Discussion
Rick Philbin & the Athletes
Dealing with Diabetes Emergencies
Grandparents Faculty
Young Men's Discussion
Twittering in the DOC and Taking Online Support Offline
Kerri Sparling & Scott Johnson
12:00 - 2:00 Lunch and Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Roche
Lunch Buffet in Palms Ballroom from 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Exhibits Open 12:00 - 6:00 pm
2:00 - 3:00 Sports and Pumping: Finding the Right Mix
Rick Philbin
Dads' Discussion Group
Tom Karlya, Oliver Double & Scott Kyllo
Moms' Discussion Group
Lauren Lanning, Michelle Rago, Intissar Ben Halim, Ellen Ullman & Joanna Southerland
Strike the Spike
Gary Scheiner
Everything You Wanted to Know About Diabetes (but were too afraid to ask)
Steve Edelman
Reclaiming Sleepovers and Get-aways
Grandparents Faculty
College Aged Closing Discussion
Korey Hood
Being a Parent with Type 1
Kerri Sparling, Scott Johnson & Stefan Rubin
3:00 - 4:00 Snack Break outside Exhibit Hall - Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3
4:00 - 5:00 Closing Keynote
Jay Hewitt, Charlie Kimball & Kendall Simmons
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
         
Evening Dessert with the Faculty
9:00 - 11:00 pm
Outside Exhibit Hall
Cypress Ballroom 2 and 3
Tween Social
Sponsored by Medtronic

(No Dinner)
8:00 - 11:00 pm
Crystal Ballroom J
Teen Dinner Dance
8:00 - Midnight
Crystal Ballroom H
College Aged Type 1 Dinner
Entertainment by Oliver Double
Sponsored by Tandem Diabetes

7:00 - 10:00 pm
Canary 3-4
Adults with Type 1 Reception
Sponsored by Tandem Diabetes

8:00 - Midnight
Crystal Ballroom G

Session Codes:   Science   Research   Diabetes 101   Psychosocial   Exercise   Grandparents   College   Adults Type 1   Legal & Advocacy



Schedule for Saturday, July 7, 2012
Time Event and Location
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall open

10:00 am - 2:00 pm Quilt for Life Scavenger Hunt in the Exhibit Hall – with prizes!

11:30 am - 1:30 pm Lunch Buffet by Exhibit Hall - Sponsored by Eli Lilly & Company

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sports Central open
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk




Schedule for Sunday, July 8, 2012
Time Location
8 - 10 am Farewell Breakfast - Sponsored by LifeScan
Cypress 1
Join your new friends for life for a farewell breakfast. All families welcome.


  Friends for Life 2012 Conference and Expo  
  Introduction - Registration - Exhibitors - FAQs - Sponsors - Convention Center Map (PDF)  
  Faculty - Youth Faculty - Grandparents Faculty - CWD Staff - Sports Central Staff  
  Schedule: Parents & Adults - Youth  
  Registration - Teen Driving Clinic - Retinal Screening Signup - Childcare Form (PDF)  
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