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TypeOneNation Summit - Illinois 2017

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McCormick Place Convention Center

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2301 South Prairie Avenue

Chicago, IL 60616

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REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 AT 12 MIDNIGHT. ALL GUESTS MUST BE REGISTERED TO ATTEND.

Join us for a one day educational summit event, bringing together all within the type 1 community. Learn about research advances, participate in discussions with experts, and meet others living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Educational sessions will be focused on T1D care and management, and will be geared for different audiences.

The event is open to anyone impacted by T1D. Children ages 5-12 are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day in our Kids Zone, which features arts and crafts, special guest presentations, and diabetes education activities.

TypeOneNation Schedule:

8:00 a.m. Registration and Vendor Fair

9:00 a.m. Keynote Session: The Diabetes Technology Revolution: Can New Devices and Apps Make Life Easier?

10:00 a.m. Breakout Session #1

  • Financing and Insuring T1D: featuring an insurance company representative; JDRF Advocate; medical professional; and a Certified Financial Planner
  • Psychosocial Components of T1D - presented by Sara Elie, MA, LCPC
  • Teen-Only Panel - panel made up of teens/young adults, with Dr. Anity Swamy, Medical Director of the Chicago Children's Diabetes Center at La Rabida

11 a.m. Breakout Session #2

  • School and T1D - presented by Amy Boynton, MA, MSN, NCSN, School Nurse at St. Charles North High School
  • T1D and the Workplace Panel: featuring Dr. Grazia Aleppo from Northwestern; a HR Program Director; and a JDRF Board Member living with T1D
  • Teen-Only Activity led by Young Leadership Committee

12 p.m. Lunch and Vendor Fair

1 p.m. Breakout Session #3

  • T1D Research Advances: presented by Dr. Louis Philipson, Kovler Diabetes Center
  • Going off to College Panel: featuring Dr. Vidhya Viswanathan, pediatric endocrinologist at Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital; a parent and college-age student; and Dr. Jodi Falk, Assistant Director for Center for Students with Disabilities at DePaul University
  • The Insulin Curve: presented by Dr. Greg Clark, Chicago Diabetes Experts, SC

Educational sessions are subject to change due to attendance or speaker availability. JDRF will advise all guests registered if a particular session changes.

To register for PEAK, please visit PEAKIL2017.eventbrite.com.


Where should I park for the event?

For detailed directions, please visit http://www.mccormickplace.com/attendees/getting-here.php.

Closest Option: Lot A

WITH EXPECTED ATTENDANCE OF 60,000 FOR THE DENTAL CONFERENCE, THIS LOT IS EXPECTED TO BE FULL BY 9 AM. PLEASE CONSIDER ANOTHER LOT CHOICE IF YOU ARE ARRIVING AFTER TYPEONENATION’S PROGRAM HAS BEGUN AT 9 AM.

Parking is available in Lot A, and is $23 for up to 16 hours. To find Lot A, please search for the intersection of Cermak and Prairie. The event is in the South Building, Level 1 (S100-106).

Please park on the South end of Lot A. Take the parking lot elevator to Level 4. There will be signs directing you for entrance into McCormick Place. You will enter into the West Building (on Level 3). Walk across the Sky Bridge to the South Building. Take the escalators down to Level 1 and our event.

Second Closest/More Expensive: Hyatt McCormick Hotel Parking

Parking is also available at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place; however it is significantly more expensive than McCormick Lot A or Lot C.

Farthest/Comparable Price: Lot C – Lakeside Center

Lot C is the farthest away, but is comparable in price to Lot A. This lot is a 15 minute (indoor) walk from the South Building. After parking in Lot C, enter the Lakeside Center. Follow the signs to the escalators up to Level 2 of the Lakeside Center (near the Lakeside Ballroom). Once on Level 2 – make sure you are on the west side of the building (away from the Lake/closest to Lake Shore Drive), and follow the signs to the South Building (across the windowed walkway/to the Grand Concourse). Once on the Grand Concourse, follow the JDRF signs to our event.

What are my other transportation options?

For public transportation options, please visit: http://www.mccormickplace.com/attendees/public-transportation.php.

Guests arriving via taxi should be dropped off at Gate 4. The event is in the South Building, Level 1 (S100-S106).

What should I bring to the event?

Bring your diabetes supplies, and wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Attire is casual.

Will there tickets be sent to me?

No. You will check in at registration by your last name.

Is there a room rate?

Please contact Christine Bissler at cbissler@jdrf.org for more information on lodging options.

Can I update my registration information or make changes to my schedule?

Yes, you may update your registration information. Please contact Christine Bissler at cbissler@jdrf.org to make changes. We will do our best to accommodate changes if space allows.

What is the refund policy?

Unfortunately, refunds are not allowed.

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