TypeOneNation Summit - Greater Western Carolinas 2019
What is a TypeOneNation Summit? The TypeOneNation Summit is an all-day educational and networking opportunity. The Summit brings together T1D experts to share their knowledge on the latest treatments, breakthroughs in T1D research and the psycho-social aspects of living with T1D. At this year's TON Summit, you will hear from medical experts and meet with industry partners to hear about the most up-to-date technology and tools dedicated to helping people live better, healthier lives with type 1 diabetes. You will also have time to network with people just like you who are balancing life with T1D. Who is the TypeOneNation Summit Keynote Speaker? Francis J. Martin, Ph.D., is a member of JDRF's Mission Team. Dr. Martin's research focuses on the unique interface of the immune system and the pancreatic microenvironment as well as the development of biomarkers of beta cell stress and function. Why Should You Attend the TypeOneNation Summit? Whether you are a family dealing with a new diagnosis, or an adult who has been living with T1D for 50 years, you are assured to find value and knowledge in this unique opportunity: $10.00 ticket includes: Continental breakfast, lunch as well as the keynote address, workshops, and children programming. Caregiver training for family and friends who want to know more about taking care of your loved one with T1D. Learn about the latest in diabetes care and treatment. Hear about research advances and meet the experts. Network with other families and medical suppliers. Participate in discussions with peers and healthcare providers. What Breakout Sessions will be offered at this year’s TypeOneNationSummit? Using Social Media to Thrive with T1D Performance in Exercise and Knowledge with T1D Diabetes 2.0 T1D at Work: Legal Basics 101 T1D Caregiver Training* Raising Young Adults with T1D How We Talk About Diabetes and Why It Matters: Finding the Language to be Kind to Ourselves Understanding Your Insurance Where Do Your Fundraising Dollars go? Cooking Whole Foods with Chef and T1D Dad, Mark Allison Facilitating Mental Wellness with T1D The Rising Cost of Insulin Understanding your Data You will receive a breakout session registration link once you have purchased tickets to the TypeOneNation Summit Want to Make a Weekend Out of it? Join us for a T1D Disco! Friday, January 11, 2019 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Crowne Plaza Executive Park | 5700 West Park Drive| Charlotte, NC What is a T1D Disco? To kickoff the TypeOneNation Summit weekend JDRF is hosting the first ever T1D Disco! Friday, January 11, 2019 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm come and dance the night away while meeting new T1D friends. The Disco is a celebration of families, adults, and children who have lived with T1D for 1 day or 50 years. The party will start at 7:00 pm with music, dancing, snacks, cake, and glow sticks! Not a dancer? Don't worry, join adults at a network session just outside with snacks and a cash bar. Why Should You Attend the T1D Disco? Meet new friends before the TypeOneNation Summit Conference beginnings Kick off a fabulous weekend and let loose with your T1D community How do I Book a Room at Crowne Plaza? Follow this link for discounted room rates: JDRF Type One Summit Thank you to our National Premier Sponsors for making this event possible: Thank you to our Local Sponsors: FAQs: What is the TypeOneNation Summit? The TypeOneNation Summit is an all-day educational and networking opportunity for the T1D community. It brings together T1D experts to share their knowledge on the latest treatments, breakthroughs in research, and the psycho-social aspects of living (and thriving) with T1D. Who should attend? The event will have unique opportunities for T1D children, teens, adults, as well as their parents, siblings, significant others and caregivers. When and where is the 2019 TypeOneNation Summit? The 2019 Greater Western Carolina TypeOneNation Summit will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 8:00am to 3:30pm at the Crowne Plaza
5822 Westpark Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28217
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