Generation G and G-Force agenda

Thursday, July 14th

Time Session Description
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM On-Site Research: Please participate in the on-site research being offered!

It is your opportunity to make a difference in the future of galactosemia!

Avoid signing up on the following days and times since you will be attending the offsite activities
Friday: 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration for GGs (Ballroom II) and G-Forcers (Ballroom I)
Be sure to arrive in time for GG and G-Force registration (which starts BEFORE General Conference registration) - and meet new and old friends!
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Galactosemia Foundation registration (this is when your families will register)
Late registration for GGs (Ballroom II) and G-Forcers (Ballroom I)
Galactosemia Foundation Thursday night social: Enjoy the Sweet Treat Buffet - scrumptious chocolates and more!
Sponsored by the Illinois Nut and Chocolate Fantasia Company
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Private Comedy and Magic Show for GGs and G-Forcers ONLY

A preview of Friday and Saturday sessions for GGs and G-Forcers to enjoy in their groups

Back by popular demand!  You will enjoy cooking and   eating delicious treats like a Food Network star!!

Back by popular demand! 

You will enjoy cooking and   eating delicious treats like a Food Network star!!

Cool surprise activity!

Cool surprise activity!

Fun, interactive games to get to know others like you!

Fun, interactive games to get to know others like you!

Self-Esteem - A private group session Andrea Topper will share practical, useful self-esteem tips to live your life to the fullest

Self-Esteem - A private group session

Andrea Topper will share practical, useful self-esteem tips to live your life to the fullest

Sibling Group for G-Force siblings: siblings participate in a group discussion on “what it’s like to grow up with a brother or sister with galactosemia” with experienced sibling workshop coordinator and author Carly Heyman along with Alli Manis who is the twin sister of Adam Manis

Sibling Group for G-Force siblings: siblings participate in a group discussion on “what it’s like to grow up with a brother or sister with galactosemia” with experienced sibling workshop coordinator and author Carly Heyman along with Alli Manis who is the twin sister of Adam Manis

A Yogi Master will teach you some simple, easy movements.  Learn how Yoga can improve your physical and emotional wellness

A Yogi Master will teach you some simple, easy movements.  Learn how Yoga can improve your physical and emotional wellness

Family feud galactosemia style!  This computerized game with questions about galactosemia, Atlanta, and the Coca-Cola factory will have everyone sitting on the edge of their seats!

Family feud galactosemia style!  This computerized game with questions about galactosemia, Atlanta, and the Coca-Cola factory will have everyone sitting on the edge of their seats!

FRIDAY, JULY 15TH

Time Session Description
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast on your own
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Late registration
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM On-Site Research: Please participate in the on-site research being offered!

It is your opportunity to make a difference in the future of galactosemia!
Avoid signing up between 1:30 PM to 5 PM since you will be attending the offsite activities
9:00 AM General session starts
9:00 AM GG and G-Force programs start
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Generation G attend various sessions with their groups
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM G-Force attend various sessions with their groups
11:30 AM - 12:50 PM Generation G lunch with galactosemia doctors, researchers, and professionals

Learn and ask questions about Galactosemia and the latest research from a variety of different physicians and professionals
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM G-Force Lunch

G-Forcers attend various sessions with their groups
1:00 PM - 5:15 PM GGs attend various sessions with their groups
1:30 PM - 5:15 PM Main Event: bowling, billiards, laser tag, gravity ropes, and an amazing arcade

You may remember the Main Event we went to in Texas. If you weren’t with us - it’s really FUN! Check it out online: www.mainevent.com (Location: Atlanta)
5:15 PM General session ends
5:15 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner on your own
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM A Grand Night for Talent Together evening social
We encourage all GGs and G-Forcers to share their talents by e-mailing: TalentTogether@galactosemia.org

 

SATURDAY, JULY 16TH

Time Session Description
6:00 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast on your own
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM On-Site Research: Please participate in the on-site research being offered!

It is your opportunity to make a difference in the future of galactosemia!
Avoid signing up between 8:30 AM to 1 PM since you will be attending the offsite activities
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM GG and G-Force programs start EARLY - buses will depart at 8:30 sharp!!!
Prepare to experience the real story behind the world’s most favorite beverage! Enter the Vault where the Secret Recipe is kept, explore the history of Coca-Cola - it’s been around a really long time, have your photo taken, and shop in the huge store with everything imaginable with the famous Coca-Cola/Coke, and more!

Picnic Lunch from Hotel - We will be taking a picnic lunch with us from the hotel
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM GGs and G-Forcers Attend various sessions with their groups
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Attend general session

• Paul Pruszynski Scholarship Award
• Come listen to speakers with galactosemia share their story and journey
3:30 PM - 5:15 PM GGs and G-Forcers attend various sessions with their groups
5:15 PM General session ends
5:15 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner on your own
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Saturday night social and dance