Registering for the Conference
Every conference participant needs to register for the conference
Registration is $300 per person.
We will host on-site registration, based on space availability, on a first-come, first-served basis. We do not offer one-day or partial registrations. Registration costs will increase to $350 for all attendees on June 15, 2024.
*Registering for the hotel only registers you for a hotel room and registering for the conference only registers you for the conference itself.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations prior to June 1, 2024 will be refunded minus a $25 per person processing fee. After June 1, 2024, no refunds are available.
CWD offers a limited number of scholarships to a limited number of applicants. Scholarships can cover the hotel room and registration for up to four people for the conference.
Scholarship applications will open in spring of 2024.
Transportation From MCO to Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Round-trip transportation from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Disney's Coronado Springs Resort is available to book through Mears Connect. We encourage you to book your airport transportation after your flight details have been arranged at www.mearsconnect.com.
Read reports from Orlando 2022 and Orlando 2023 to see what the in-person conference is all about
Should I Attend?
"At this conference, dreams come true. It’s where, for one week out of the year, diabetes kids are the cool kids." - Alice Morgan
" Sometimes, when days are kind of rough, I’ll put on a green bracelet to remind myself that I am not alone. "
Is this just for children and their families?
In 2023, over 1,800 people came from 47 states and 7 countries, and 37% were first timers.
More than half of the people with diabetes were adults
Families & Individuals
with type 1 diabetes including toddlers, tweens, teens and young adults, as well as siblings
Adult Living with T1D
their partners and spouses, and their children and friends
Siblings and Children
who, even though they don't have diabetes, they still live with diabetes
Grandparents and Other Caregivers
who are supporting their family members with type 1 diabetes
Health Care Professionals
who work with people living with type 1 diabetes (CEUs are not offered)
"So many green bracelets symbolized those of us living with diabetes. Our loved ones wore orange. And everywhere I turned I didn’t feel the need to explain when I started to beep." - Cara Richardson