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Schedule for Wednesday, July 23 - Focus Groups and Receptions
Time Anemone Bluegill Damselfish Eisenia Fantail Grouper Japanero Koi Nomeus Palani
Sailfish
Tarpon Unicorn Yellowtail Wedgwood
Ballroom
Oceans
9-12
9:00 - 10:30 Medtronic Diabetes
What's New on the Horizon: Software and Futurizing Monitoring
Everyone

Session Full
Smiths Medical
Fun Pumping
Everyone

Session Full
LifeScan
Educational Tools
Parents
Animas
The "New to Pumping" Experience
Everyone

Session Full
Abbott Diabetes Care
Finding my Independence With Type 1
Teens with type 1
Sanofi Aventis
Making a Difference at Diagnosis
Parents of Kids Aged 8-18
Nipro Diabetes
How to know When You're Ready for Pumping
Parents
Inside the Teenage Brain
Teens on a pump

Session Full
National Diabetes Education Program
Transitioning to Adult Care
Teens
Diabetes Research Institute
Staying Informed About Diabetes Research
Parents

Session Full
Help Define the Future
Teens who pump or use a CGM

Session Full
National Diabetes Education Program
Transitioning to Adult Care
Parents of Teens and Young Adults

Session Full
Unomedical
Infusion Sets And Educational Materials
Kids & Teens on Pumps
Young Adults Breakfast
With Nicole Johnson
Young Adults
Quilt for Life

9 am
to
9 pm
11:00 - 12:30 Medtronic Diabetes
Empowering the Diabetes Community Through Education
Everyone
Smiths Medical
Infusion Sets
Everyone
LifeScan
Diabetes on the Web
Parents and older kids who use the Internet
Animas
Designing Future Glucose Management Systems
Parents
Abbott Diabetes Care
My Life and Raising a Child with Diabetes
Parents

Session Full
Sanofi Aventis
Making a Difference at Diagnosis
Teens
Nipro Diabetes
Am I Ready to Pump?
Kids and Teens
Inside the Teenage Brain
Teens diagnosed within the last 12 months

Session Full
National Diabetes Education Program
Transitioning to Adult Care
Young Adults
Novo Nordisk
DAWN Youth
Families
Help Define the Future
Parents of teens who pump or use a CGM

Session Full
Bayer Healthcare
Day-to-Day Tools: Understanding What Works
Parents
FDA
Glucose Monitoring
Everyone
Grandparents Welcome Coffee
11:00 - 12:00 noon
1:00 - 2:30 Young Adults Reception
Sponsored by Bayer Healthcare
Dex4
Open House: Family Feedback
Everyone
Roche / ACCU-CHEK
MultiClix Challenge
One child and one parent
Novo Nordisk
Pros And Cons Of Pump Therapy
Everyone
Diabetes Education & Camping Association
Learning by Osmosis at Camp
Everyone
Finding Patterns in Chaos
Parents of kids under 13

Session Full
ADA
What Was It Like When...?
Parents whose child was dx'd age 0-3
Inside the Teenage Brain
Teens on injection therapy
McNeil Nutritionals (HEALTHSIMPLE)
Cool Diabetes Tools
Everyone

Session Full
TrialNet
Participating in Research - The Parent's Perspective
Parents
Help Define the Future
Parents of kids 12 or under who pump or use a CGM

Session Full
Bayer Healthcare
Day-to-Day Tools: Understanding What Works
Kids and Teens

Session Full
FDA
Continuous Sensing

Everyone
International Families Welcome Reception
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Sponsored by LifeScan
3:00 - 4:30 Your CWD
Drop in and tell us what you like now and what you'd like CWD to be in the future.
 

Disetronic
ACCU-CHEK Smart Pix
Everyone
Novo Nordisk
Be a Marketing Manager for a Day
Everyone
Pelikan Technologies
Pelikan Sun – Change the Way You Feel about Testing
Kids with parents
Finding Patterns in Chaos
Teens with type 1
ADA
What Was it Like When...?
Parents whose child was dx'd age 4-7
  Starbright
Help Create a Video Game about Diabetes
Teens and pre-teens 11 and older

Session Cancelled
Starbright Foundation
Help Define an Educational and Coping Tool
Parents

Session Cancelled
 

 

 

Teen First Timers Welcome Reception
3:00 - 4:30 First Timers Reception
Crystal Ballroom C-D-E
Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis
6:00 - 9:00 Grand Opening Ceremony
Exhibitors' Reception in Exhibit Hall - Oceans Ballroom 1 - 8
Sponsored by Roche Diagnostics



Youth Schedule for Thursday, July 24
Time Japanero

Childcare
Pre-K
Koi

Childcare
Kindergarten
Labrid

Childcare
3 & Under
Wedgwood Ballroom
Elementary
Ages 6-9
Coral Ballroom
1-3
Tweens
Ages 10-12
Oceans
Ballroom
9-12
Time
for
Teens
Teens Offsite at the Marriott World Center
Ages 13-18
Miami Chicago &
Denver
Boston &
Atlanta
Anaheim New York &
New Orleans
7:30 - 8:45 Breakfast Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E 7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E
Bus to Marriott World Center Departs 8:30 Sharp
8:45 - 10:00 Ice Breaker
Getting to Know You Games
Ice Breaker
Getting to Know You Games
 
Ice Breaker Ice Breaker
Joe Solowiejczyk & Harold
Quilt for Life

Open
10 am
to
5:00 pm
9:30 - 10:20 Driving with Diabetes
Bill Clarke
You're In Charge of Yourself
Scott Scolnick
Looking Ahead to College
Barbara Anderson
Type 1: What You Need to Know
Lynda Fisher
Inspiration and Determination
Chris Dudley & Jay Hewitt
10:00 - 10:45 Snack Break outside Oceans Ballroom / Exhibit Hall 10:20 - 10:40 Very Quick Break
10:45 - 12:00 Story Time & Movement
With Zippora
Visit the Quilt for Life
 
Scavenger Hunt

Exhibit Hall
Meet the Athletes

10:40 - 11:30 Food Court Carbs
Barb Whedon
Research Update
Stuart Weinzimer
Smart Pumps and Sports
Rick Philbin
Diabetes Around the World
Fran Kaufman
Inspiration and Determination
Chris Dudley & Jay Hewitt
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis 11:30 - 12:30 Lunch
1:15 - 2:30 Visit the Quilt for Life
What's Up Doc?
Join the Elementary Group in Wedgwood
 
What's Up Doc?

DRI Staff

Followed by Harold
Experiences
Nicole Johnson,
Chris Dudley &
Sebastien Sasseville
12:30 - 1:20  
Siblings - The Boys
Paul Madden
Boys Talk
Henry Anhalt & Jim Vail
Siblings - The Girls
Barbara Anderson
Girls Talk
Natalie Bellini, Trish Stewart, & Barb Whedon
2:30 - 3:15 Snack Break outside Oceans Ballroom / Exhibit Hall 1:20 - 1:40 Very Quick Break
3:15 - 4:30 Scavenger Hunt
Exhibit Hall
Scavenger Hunt
Exhibit Hall
 
Experiences

Sebastien Sasseville,
Jen Alexander
& Doug Burns
What's Up Doc?

DRI Staff
1:40 - 2:30 Imagining the Future
Babysitting Kids with Diabetes
Choosing an Infusion Set
Natalie Bellini
State of the Art in Diabetes
Henry Anhalt
Stress Management
Bob Bulgarelli
2:30 - 4:30 Hanging Out at the Pool
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Be Sure to Bring Your Swimsuits!

Buses depart for the Renaissance Orlando Resort at 4:45 pm sharp
6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet
6:30 to 8:30 in Crystal Ballroom A - E
Preregistration and Tickets Required
Sponsored by LifeScan and Novo Nordisk
 
8:30 - 10:30 Music and Dancing following the Banquet
8:30 to 10:30 in Crystal Ballroom A - E
All Ages Welcome - Tickets not Required
Sponsored by LifeScan and Novo Nordisk
  Teen Pool Party
8:30 to 10:30 at the
Pool Grassy Reception Area
Teens 13-18 Welcome



Youth Schedule for Friday, July 25
Time Japanero

Childcare
Pre-K
Koi

Childcare
Kindergarten
Labrid

Childcare
3 & Under
Wedgwood Ballroom
Elementary
Ages 6-9
Coral Ballroom
1-3
Tweens
Ages 10-12
Oceans
Ballroom
9-12
Teens Day at Islands of Adventure
Ages 13-18
7:30 - 8:45 Breakfast Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E Breakfast Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E
Bus to Islands of Adventure Departs 8:45 Sharp
8:45 - 10:00 Meet the Athletes & Play
In Yellowtail
Meet the Athletes & Play
In Yellowtail
 
Discussion & Quilt
Ken Moritsugu, Nicole Johnson & Zippora Karz
Scavenger Hunt

Exhibit Hall
Quilt for Life

Open
10 am
to
5:00 pm
Teen Day at
Islands Of Adventure

Sponsored by Sanofi-Aventis


All teens with type 1 diabetes
must bring blood glucose meter
(not just a sensor),
insulin and means of injection,
and emergency glucose.

Everyone must bring sunscreen.
10:00 - 10:45 Snack Break outside Oceans Ballroom / Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 12:00 Quiet Time
Story and Movie before Lunch
Story Time
With Zippora
 
Sports Central

Discussion Groups
Richard Rubin & Joe Solowiejczyk
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch Buffet in Crystal Ballroom A-E sponsored by Eli Lilly
1:15 - 2:30 Joe and Zippora
Fun with Joe S. and Movement with Zippora
Movement & Music
Harold and
Scott S.
 
DJ Miles

Diabetes Around the World
Fran Kaufman & Amany Maher
2:30 - 3:15 Snack Break outside Oceans Ballroom / Exhibit Hall
3:15 - 4:30 Crafts
Crafts
 
DJ Miles
Tween Group
Art Project
Elementary Group
With Nicole Johnson & Ava
8:00 - Midnight   Tween Social with Karaoke
From 8 to 11 pm in Coral Ballroom
All tweens ages 10-12 welcome
Please dress nicely
(No Dinner)
Sponsored by LifeScan
  Teen Dinner Dance
From 8 to Midnight in the Wedgwood Ballroom
All teens welcome (ages 13 to 18 only, please)
Dress Nicely -- No Jeans
No Parents Allowed (just chaperones!)
Sponsored by Bayer Healthcare



Schedule for Saturday, July 26
Time Location
8:00 - 9:00 "Day at the Park" Breakfast in the Atrium
All Families Welcome at Breakfast

9:00 am -
Park Closing
Education for CWD Foundation Benefit Day at Universal Studios
Chartered Buses to the Park beginning at 9:00 am
Registration and Wristband Required for Bus Ride

Lunch from 12:00 - 2:00 pm at The Groove, The Latin Quarter, Pat O'Brien's, and Rising Star at City Walk
Registration and Wristband Required for Lunch

Return Trip on Buses from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, then again from 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Registration and Wristband Required for Bus Ride



Schedule for Sunday, July 27
Time Location
9:00 - 10:00 Farewell Breakfast in the Atrium
Sponsored by Medtronic Diabetes

Join your new friends for life for a farewell breakfast. All families welcome

Who | Wed Focus Groups | Program Overview | Details
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