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Friday, August 15

Registration
Location: Ballroom Pre-Function
9:00AM – 3:00PM
Clothing Exchange Drop Off & Set-Up
Location: Room 211 & 215
Support Group Leader, Kathy Mitchell, will be there to help you!
9:00AM – 5:00PM
Friday Opener, Mix N’ Mingle with Diana Vogel, MS, MFT Intern & Sarah Bramblette
Location: Manhattan Ballroom
10:00AM – 11:30AM
Lunch
Take some time to explore and go have lunch with your friends before the workshops begin!
11:30AM – 12:55PM
Workshop 1A, Nikki Massie aka Bariatric Foodie
Awkward! (Dealing with uncomfortable food situations and social settings after weight-loss surgery)
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon A
1:00PM – 1:50PM
Workshop 1B, Sarah Spano aka LessOfSarah
With a Little Help From Your Friends: The Importance of Support
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon B
1:00PM – 1:50PM
Workshop 2A, Abby Lentz
Yoga is Not A 4-Letter Word: How yoga supports your weight loss journey from start to finish!
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon A
2:00PM – 2:50PM
Workshop 2B, Dr. Howard Gluss
Sex, Intimacy and Relationships After Weight Loss Surgery
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon B
2:00PM – 2:50PM
Workshop 3A, Angela Taylor, LCSW
I am changing…and I am perfect as I am!
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon A
3:00PM – 3:50PM
Workshop 3B, Rachel Girardi, M.Sc.
Reading Between the Labels: How to Outsmart Your Groceries
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon B
3:00PM – 3:50PM
Q&A with Post-Op Grad Panel
Nikki Massie – RNY 2008
Ms. Shell Wilson – VSG 2007
Bec McDorman – RNY 2010
Nancy Sayles – LapBand 2009
Kevin Stephens – RNY 2011

Location: Manhattan Ballroom
4:15PM – 5:15PM
Meet & Greet, Sponsored by Apollo Endosurgery, Inc LAP-BAND®
Hawaiian Luau
Location: Lakeview Lawn & Patio
8:00PM – 11:00PM

 

Saturday, August 16

Registration
Location: Ballroom Pre-Function
8:00AM – 3:00PM
Clothing Exchange Drop-Off & Set-Up
Location: Room 211 & 215
Support Group Leader, Kathy Mitchell, will be there to help you!
8:00AM – 5:00AM
Rise & Shine, Vendor Visits
Location: Ballroom Pre-Function
8:00AM – 9:00AM
Welcome Ceremony
Location: Manhattan Ballroom
9:00AM – 9:15AM
Featured Keynote with Q&A
Chef Graham Elliot
Location: Manhattan Ballroom
9:20AM – 10:20AM
Educational Keynote, Dr. Scott Cunneen
What to do When the Honeymoon is Over
Location: Manhattan Ballroom
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Announcements & Giveaways
Location: Manhattan Ballroom
11:30AM – 11:40AM
Vendor Visits – Ballroom Pre-Function
Lunch Break, Sponsored by COSMED
Location: Lakeview Lawn West
11:45AM – 12:55PM
Session 1A, Diana Vogel, MS, MFT Intern
What to Expect When You’re Expecting…Surgery to Work
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon A
1:00PM – 1:50PM
Session 1B, Kyle Brown, BA, CCN, CSCS, YFS, CMTA, NASM-CPT
How Much Does the Zebra Weigh?
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon B
1:00PM – 1:50PM
Session 2A, Dr. Jacqueline Jacques
Re-Defining Success After Bariatric Surgery

Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon A
2:00PM – 2:50PM
Session 2B, Dr. Alejandro Quiroz
Exploring Your Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Options
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon B
2:00PM – 2:50PM
Session 3A, Jill Temkin, MA, RAS, TEP
Six Steps To Success When Coping With Addiction After Weight Loss Surgery
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon A
3:00PM – 3:50PM
Session 3B, Dr. J. Timothy Katzen
Reconstructive Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss Surgery
Location: Manhattan Ballroom Salon B
3:00PM – 3:50PM
Q&A with the Professional Panel
Dr. Siamak Agha
Jill Temkin, MA, RAS, TEP
Kyle Brown, BA, CCN, CSCS, YFS, CMTA, NASM-CPT
Jacqueline Jacques, ND, FTOS
Angela Taylor, LCSW
Dr. Elias Ortiz

Location: Manhattan Ballroom
4:00PM – 5:00PM
Mexicali Patient Reunion To Honor The Memory Of Dr. Alberto Aceves
Location: Park View
Patients of Dr. Alberto Aceves please meet in Park View
7:00PM – 8:00PM
After Party Sponsored by A Lighter Me
Step Back Into ‘Old Hollywood’
Social Hour with Photo Booth & Flip Book
Fashion Show Sponsored by Building Blocks Vitamins
Music & Dancing
8:00PM – Midnight