Conference Schedule

2017 SWD/Young Adults With Diabetes National Conference

The 2017 Students With Diabetes/Young Adults With Diabetes National Conference will be held at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, Orlando, FL from Friday, May 26, 2017, through Sunday May 28, 2017.  We expect over two hundred young adults from all over the country to learn about the latest in technology, research, and learn from many amazing speakers.  Space is limited, so register early.

Please see the 2017 National Conference Schedule below.  Please check back often for updates and announcements!


2017 SWD/Young Adults With Diabetes National Conference:

Friday, May 26, 2017

12:00 – 05:30 pm         Check-in and Registration

05:30 – 06:30 pm         Conference Kick-Off, Intros and Team Work

06:30 – 07:30 pm         Dinner

07:30 – 08:00 pm         Team Work Continues – SWD Funnies

08:00 – 09:00 pm         Adam Lasher Testimonial and Concert

09:00 – 10:00 pm         SWD Family Feud/Game Night


Saturday, May 27, 2017

09:00 – 10:00 am         Research Update:  Artificial Pancreas

10:00 – 11:00 am         Break-Out Sessions #1

* Alcohol and College Behaviors with Diabetes
* Health Insurance and Finances
* Relationships, Intimacy and Pregnancy with Diabetes

11:00 – 12:00 pm          Break-Out Sessions #2

* Diabetes Advocacy
* Creating Your Own SWD
* Eating Disorders and Depression

12:00 – 01:00 pm          Lunch and Vendor Fair

01:00 – 02:00 pm          Finding the Leader in You

02:00 – 03:00 pm          SWD Amazing Race Game

03:15 – 03:30 pm          Group Photos

05:00 – ?                       Dinner on your own


Sunday, May 28, 2017

09:00 – 10:00 am          Kyle Cochran Exercise and Diabetes

10:00 – 11:00 am          Technology Speed Dating

11:00 – 11:30 am          Technology Q & A Session

11:30 am                       Closing Session and GROUP PHOTO

12:00 pm                       Conclusion

12:00 – 01:00 pm          Check-out