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Schedule for Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Time Event and Location
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open - Attendees: South Registration; Sponsors and Exhibitors: Central Registration

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

Noon - 6:00 pm and 8:00 - 10:00 pm Sports Central - Veracruz A - Sponsored by Novo Nordisk




Schedule for Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - Focus Groups, Sessions, Receptions
Time Coronado A Coronado B Coronado C Coronado D Coronado E Coronado F Coronado RST Fiesta 7 Monterrey 2/3 Acapulco Yucatan
Grandparents
Veracruz A
9:00 - 10:30   DexCom
DexCom Madlibs

Session Full
TrialNet
Understanding TrialNet and Prevention Trials
Open to everyone
Novo Nordisk
On The Go: Choosing Your Device
Patients that uses a pen as a primary insulin delivery device or as a back up to pump therapy. All patients should bring at least one parent with them.
Lilly Diabetes
Discover the Possibilities
Parents, caregivers, and adults
T1D Exchange
Glu: an online community for people like you
Children with type 1 and at least one parent
Moms' Discussion Group
Intissar Ben Halim, Lauren Lanning & Michelle Rago
Film Screening:
Sweet 16

Dan Shannon
Partnering for Diabetes Change
Social Media & The Monster Under the Bed: the Latest Thinking on Fearing vs. Embracing Social Media
Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Begins at 10 am
  Sports Central
Sponsored by
Novo Nordisk

Open
Noon
to
10 pm

11:00 - 12:30 Tandem Diabetes Care
t:slim Pump with integrated DexCom G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitoring
Parents, adults and teens with Type 1

Session Full
Animas
Artificial Pancreas
People with type 1; parents of younger kids with type 1
OneTouch
Managing Diabetes in a Digital World
Parents, adults & teens with type 1

Session Full
Novo Nordisk
Tools for Type 1
All type 1 youth (mix of ages) and one caregiver
Lilly Diabetes
Discover the Possibilities
Parents, caregivers, and adults
Abbott Diabetes Care
Glucose Logging and Dose Calculation
Kids and Parents Age 10 and up
Dads' Discussion Group
Korey Hood, Tom Karlya, & Scott Kyllo
Film Screening:
DxONE

Dan Masucci
Intellectual Property for Bloggers, Researchers and Inventors
Neil Benchell
Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Grandparents Bootcamp
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:00 - 2:30 Tandem Diabetes Care
Novel on-body/off-body insulin pump and diabetes management system
Parents, adults, and teens with Type 1
Animas
Artificial Pancreas
People with type 1; parents of younger kids with type 1
OneTouch
Exclusive Review of the Latest BGM Innovations
Parents & adults with type 1 who own an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Session Full
Perrigo Diabetes Care
Topic TBD
Medtronic Diabetes
Using Software and Technology to Optimize Diabetes Management
Parents and caregivers of people with type 1
Insulet
The Social Side of Diabetes Management
Caregivers of kids under 10 on MDI or are new to pump therapy
Parents of Teens Discussion Group
Henry Rodriguez  
Writers Workshop
Jessica Apple
Bloggers Hangout Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Grandparents Bootcamp
Drop In After Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 pm
3:00 - 4:30         Medtronic Diabetes
Using Software and Technology to Optimize Diabetes Management
Parents and caregivers of people with type 1
      Bloggers Hangout Diabetes Art
Lee Ann Thill
Ends at 4 pm
 
3:00 - 4:30 pm First Timers Reception
Fiesta 5-6
Sponsored by Sanofi Diabetes
 
6:00 - 9:00 pm Grand Opening Ceremony
Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall - Veracruz B and C
Sponsored by OneTouch
 
8:00 - 10:00 pm Young Adults Dinner
Durango
For Adults 18-22
Please RSVP by June 25
 



Youth Schedule for Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Time Coronado M-Q
Teens
Durango 1-2
Teens
1:00 - 2:15 pm Teen Ice Breaker
All Teens 13-17
Teen Staff
 
2:30 - 3:45 pm Sports Central
Meet Here First
Teens 13-14
Carb Counting
Natalie Bellini & Marissa Town
Teens 15-17
4:00 - 5:15 pm Sports Central
Meet Here First
Teens 15-17
Carb Counting
Natalie Bellini & Marissa Town
Teens 13-14
6:00 - 9:00 pm Grand Opening Ceremony
Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall - Veracruz B and C
Sponsored by OneTouch



Youth Schedule for Thursday, July 11, 2013
Time Elementary Program Tween Program Teen Program
Fiesta 5
Elementary
Ages 6-9
Main Room
Fiesta 1-2
Elementary
Ages 6-9
Breakout Room
Fiesta 3-4
Elementary
Ages 6-9
Breakout Room
Fiesta 6
Tweens
Age 10
Fiesta 7-8
Tweens
Age 11
Fiesta 9-10
Tweens
Age 12
Durango 1-2
Ages 13-17
Main Room
Coronado M-N
Ages 13-17
Breakout Room
Coronado P-Q
Ages 13-17
Breakout Room
Coronado RST
Ages 13-17
Breakout Room
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast buffet in Coronado H - L - Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes
9:00 - 10:00 Ice Breakers Ice Breakers Ice Breakers Ice Breakers
10 Year Olds
Ice Breakers
11 Year Olds
Ice Breakers
12 Year Olds
Leadership
Chuck Wiedmeyer
13-14 All

Art
Lee Ann Thill
15-17 Siblings

Raising Your Parents
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
15-17 Type 1

 
10:00 - 10:45 Beverage break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 12:00 Sports Central Sports Central Sports Central Type 1 Talk
Joe Solowiejczyk & Maryam Elarbi
10-12 Type 1
Sibs Talk
Jessica Markowitz & Carolyn Billetdeaux
10-12 Siblings
  Leadership
Chuck Wiedmeyer
Ages 15-17

Art
Lee Ann Thill
13-14 Siblings

Girl Talk Type 1
Marissa Town & Natalie Bellini
13-14 Type 1 Girls

Boy Talk Type 1
Jim Vail, Korey Hood, & Bob Bulgarelli
13-14 Type 1 Boys

12:00 - 1:30 Lunch Buffet in Coronado H-L -- Sponsored by Sanofi Diabetes
1:30 - 2:45 Discussion with Dr. Ken, Joe, Carolyn, Jessica, Austin, Zak, and Maryam

Quilt for Life Tour
Discussion with Dr. Ken, Joe, Carolyn, Jessica, Austin, Zak, and Maryam

Quilt for Life Tour
Discussion with Dr. Ken, Joe, Carolyn, Jessica, Austin, Zak, and Maryam

Quilt for Life Tour
VIPs
Age 10 meet here
VIPs
Age 11 meet here
VIPs
Age 12 meet here
Tech Update
Jim Vail
All Teens Type 1

Sports Central
13-14 Siblings
Meet Here First

Sports Central
15-17 Siblings
Meet Here First

 
2:45 - 3:30 Snack Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
3:30 - 4:45 Harold Time! Harold Time! Harold Time! Sports Central
Age 10 meet here
Sports Central
Age 11 meet here
Sports Central
Age 12 meet here
Siblings Talk
Jessica Markowitz, Carolyn Billetdeaux, Zak Elarbi, & Austin Martin
13-17 Siblings

Girl Talk Type 1
Natalie Bellini, Marissa Town, & Kelly Close
15-17 Type 1

Raising Your Parents
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
13-14 Type 1

Boy Talk Type 1
Jim Vail & Bob Bulgarelli
15-17 Type 1

6:30 - 8:30 Family and Friends Banquet: The Friends for Life Ball
From 6:30 to 8:30 in Coronado H - L
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
Preregistration and Tickets Required
8:30 - 10:30 Music and Dancing
Following the Banquet
From 8:30 to 10:30 pm in Coronado H - L
Sponsored by Novo Nordisk
All Ages Welcome - Tickets not Required



Youth Schedule for Friday, July 12, 2013
Time Elementary Program Tween Program Teen Program
Fiesta 5
Elementary
Ages 6-9
Main Room
Fiesta 1-2
Elementary
Ages 6-9
Breakout Room
Fiesta 3-4
Elementary
Ages 6-9
Breakout Room
Fiesta 6
Tweens
Age 10
Fiesta 7-8
Tweens
Age 11
Fiesta 9-10
Tweens
Age 12
Durango 1-2
Ages 13-17
Main Room
Coronado M-N
Ages 13-17
Breakout Room
Coronado P-Q
Ages 13-17
Breakout Room
Coronado RST
Ages 13-17
Breakout Room
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast buffet in Coronado H - L
9:00 - 10:00 Scavenger Hunt Scavenger Hunt Scavenger Hunt Mall Food
Dana Dignard
Half the Tweens
All Ages
Harold Time in Sports Central
Half the Tweens
All Ages
  Off Site Day at
Disney's
Hollywood
Studios


Meet at 8:45 by the Port Cochere in front of the Veracruz Exhibit Hall

DON'T BE LATE!
10:00 - 10:45 Beverage Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 12:00 Meet the VIPs Meet the VIPs Meet the VIPs Harold Time in Sports Central
Half the Tweens
All Ages
Mall Food
Dana Dignard
Half the Tweens
All Ages
 
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Buffet in Coronado H-L
1:00 - 2:00 Dedicated Exhibit Hall Hour; Closes at 3:30 pm
2:00 - 3:15 Fun with DJ Miles in Sports Central Fun with DJ Miles in Sports Central Fun with DJ Miles in Sports Central Problem Solving Discussion
Jeremy Pettus, Carolyn Billetdeaux, Maryam Elarbi, & Austin Martin
11 year olds
Carb Creatures
10 year olds
Tween to Teen Transition
Jessica Markowitz & Zak Elarbi
12 year olds
3:15 - 4:00 Snack Break in Veracruz Foyer outside Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 5:00 Arts, Crafts, and Reflection Arts, Crafts, and Reflection Arts, Crafts, and Reflection DJ Miles in Sports Central
10 year olds meet here
DJ Miles in Sports Central
11 year olds meet here
DJ Miles in Sports Central
12 year olds meet here



Schedule for Saturday, July 13, 2013
Time Event
All Day Family Day at Coronado Springs

Day-long family activities right on site at the Coronado

Breakfast On Your Own

Sports Central Open 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Parents of Children with Type 1 Closing Discussion
Jill Weissberg-Benchell
10:00 - 11:30 am in Durango 1-2

Scavenger Hunt from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., with prizes awarded at 3:00 p.m.
Sign up in Coronado J/K on Saturday morning

Ice Cream Break and Meet-n-Greet with the Disney Characters
1:30 pm in Coronado J/K

Late Night Tween Social
Sponsored by Medtronic
(No Dinner)
8 pm - 11 pm - Fiesta 6
Teen Dinner Dance
Sponsored by Medtronic
8 pm - Midnight - Fiesta 5



Schedule for Sunday, July 14, 2013
Time Location
8:00 - 10:00 Farewell Breakfast in Coronado H-J-K
Join your new friends for life for a farewell breakfast. All families welcome.


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