2015 Presentations

Presentations underlined in red are available for download.

TimeProgram Info
8:30amRegistration & Exhibits Open / Youth & Teen Track Programs Begin
9:00am -10:00amOptional AM Workshops
#1: Taking T1D to School or
#2: Managing Type 1 Diabetes During Sports & Exercise with Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
10:30amWelcome and Keynote Address
 Moderator: MOLLY MCELWEE-MALLOY, RN, CDE, CPT, Diabetes Education Management Program, University of Virginia Health System
JOHN BRADY, Chairman, International Board of Directors, JDRF
10:50amDeveloping an Encapsulated Cell Therapy for Diabetes: The ViaCyte Story
 EUGENE BRANDON, PhD, Director, Strategic Relations and Project Management, ViaCyte Inc.
11:30amFaster Insulin: Why You Want It and How We Are Going to Get There
 MICHAEL WEISS, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman of Biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Founder & CSO, Thermalin
12:10pm JDRF Advocacy: Turning Type One into Type None
 JESSICA ROTH, Senior Director, Health Policy, JDRF
12:25pmLunch / Exhibits Open/ Book Signings
1:15pmProgress Towards an Artificial Pancreas for T1D
WILLIAM TAMBORLANE, MD, Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology, Yale University, Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation
 2:05pmEmotions – The Underestimated Factor in Managing T1D
  DIANE HERBERT, MSW, LSW, Clinical Manager, Fit4D
 2:45pm What’s Next: Research and Advancements on the Horizon
  TOM BROBSON, National Director, Research Investment Opportunities, JDRF
  3:00pm Panel Discussion
Questions and answers with presenters & audience members
 3:30pmAdjourn / Exhibits Close / Youth & Teen Track Programs End