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Cure JM Foundation 2014 National Conference and Fundraiser

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 3rd

 

1:00pm - 6:00pm

Race Packet Pick-up for ALL Runners at San Jose McEnery Convention Center

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Informal dinner / “meet and greet” with JM families at San Jose Marriott

Saturday, October 4th*

 

9:00am

Cure JM Family Conference registration begins at the San Jose Marriott

9:00am - 5:00pm

Race Packet Pick-up for ALL Runners at San Jose McEnery Convention Center

10:00am - Noon

Cure JM Family events / breakout groups at San Jose Marriott
See schedule of Breakout Sessions below

Noon - 1:00pm

Informal Lunch Break (only light snacks & beverages provided)

1:00pm - 6:00pm

JM educational breakout meetings at San Jose Marriot: includes a General Session of Research Update and Question and  Answer panel session with elite group of pediatric rheumatologists / JM experts
See schedule of Breakout Sessions below

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Cocktail Reception

7:00pm - 9:30pm

Special Recognition Dinner at San Jose Marriott hotel

Sunday, October  5th

 

Early Morning:

Volunteers arrive for water station or designated volunteer duties (expect to be very close to hotel)

8:00 am

The Half Marathon and 10K races begin. Starting and finish lines are within very close walking distance to our hotel (San Jose Marriott).

*Note: Adult-Supervised Kids’ Fun Camp will be available for kids, 3 years and older, during the meetings for JM family attendees (no Kids’ Camp during lunch, from Noon to 1:30 p.m.)

Tentative Schedule for Breakout Sessions, Saturday, October 4, 2014

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10:00am - 11:00am
11:00am - Noon
Noon - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:00pm

2:00pm - 2:30pm
2:30pm - 6:00pm
Breakout 1

Newly Diagnosed / Helpful Tips
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A Layman’s Overview of JM Research funded by Cure JM Foundation

Breakout 2

Grandparents - Making a Difference
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Fundraising Workshop
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Breakout 3

Young Adult Transition Care
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Health & Nutrition for JM kids & their family
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Breakout 4

Coping Skills & Challenges for JM Families
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Tweens/Teens
(ages 11+)

Transition Care
or Cyber Café (informal supervision)

Photography workshop (professional photographer coordinating)
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Younger Kids
(ages 3-11)

Adult supervised kids' activities (arts, crafts, music, etc.)
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Informal Lunch Break
(only light snacks & beverages provided, families may consider making alternate plans for lunch) 

JM Kids & School Resources – Middle/High School
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JM Dads - Making a Difference
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Fundraising Workshop
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JM Kids & School Resources - Elementary
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Break/Networking
General Session
General Session Welcome – Chairman, Cure JM Foundation Special Announcements / Research Updates
JM Specialists Presentations
Family Questions & Answers with the JM Specialists
Wrap-up / Kids Activity

Photography workshop (professional photographer coordinating)
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Adult supervised kids’ activities (arts, crafts, music, etc.
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