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Friday, September 14

  • 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Friday Registration
  • 9:00 am to 9:50 am
    Support Group Facilitators Breakfast (Closed)
  • 10:00 am to 10:50 am
    First Timers' Tea
  • 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
    Conference Welcome
  • 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm
    Breakout Sessions: Congenital Community Panel; The DM2 Patient Experience Community Panel; Gut Instincts: GI Symptom Management
  • 1:00 pm to 4:50 pm
    JOA Program
  • 1:00 pm to 3:50 pm
    Research & Vendor Showcase
  • 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
    Breakout Sessions: DM 101: Getting a Handle on the Basics; Breath Easy: Pulmonary Symptom Management; Male Caregivers Community Panel; Female Caregivers Community Panel
  • 3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
    Poster Session
  • 4:00 pm to 4:50 pm
    Breakout Sessions: Patient Report Out on Cannabis for Symptom Management; Staying Strong: DM and Exercise; Becoming a DM Advocate: Community Update and Training
  • 5:00 pm to 5:50 pm
    Chair Tap Adaptive Dance Class
  • 5:00 pm to 5:50 pm
    Break
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Opening Reception

Saturday, September 15

  • 7:00 am to 8:50 am
    Breakfast
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Saturday Registration
  • 9:00 am to 10:50 am
    Living with DM: Patients Report on Changes Over Time
  • 9:00 am to 2:20 pm
    JOA Program 2
  • 9:00 am to 3:20 pm
    Research & Vendor Showcase 2
  • 11:00 am to 11:50 am
    Strategies for Managing Progression
  • 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
    DM2 Research Update Lunch
  • 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
    Lunch
  • 1:00 pm to 2:20 pm
    Consensus-based Care Recommendations: What Do They Mean for You?
  • 2:20 pm to 2:40 pm
    Break
  • 2:40 pm to 3:15 pm
    Accelerating the Search for Therapies: What's Happening, What's Next
  • 3:15 pm to 3:30 pm
    Conference Challenge
  • 3:40 pm to 4:50 pm
    Industry Updates on Drug Development
  • 5:00 pm to 5:15 pm
    Conference Q&A
  • 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm
    Break - No Host Cocktail Hour
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Closing Dinner, Line Dancing Class & Dance Party

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