2019 WADE Annual Conference
A FLASH BACK to the Future

Pre-Conference  April 25, 2019

Main Conference  April 26 & 27, 2019

Hotel Murano, Tacoma,  Washington

To book a room at a special rate at Hotel Murano, please click HERE

In addition, parking costs have been discounted:

$12 per day for Hotel Murano overnight guests

$16 for non-guests

Thursday night only  -- there are rooms also available at the Courtyard Marriott - $179 per night

Unfortunately, our host hotel, Hotel Murano, is currently sold out of WADE conference fee rooms for Thursday April 25th. In order to meet higher demand for rooms than anticipated, we are pleased to announce that we have a reserved block of rooms available just 2 blocks away at the Courtyard Marriott for $179/night. We understand that there will be a desire to transfer to Hotel Murano early Friday morning, or during break or lunch - we are working on a way to make this easy!  Please remember to book each hotel separately to ensure rooms are reserved. REGISTER HERE.

Complimentary valet service of luggage for conference participants only from Courtyard Marriott on Friday morning to Hotel Murano will be provided. You must register at the front desk of Courtyard and bring your luggage to their front desk before 10am Friday April 26th. Your luggage will be brought to luggage storage at Hotel Murano and your room will be one of the earliest released for early check-in. Be sure to check in at Murano front desk. 

If you would like to try to find a roommate to share a room, please post on WADEpage Facebook Event page, and/or send email to wademail@hotmail.com


Pre-Conference topics on April 25, 2019 include: 

          • The Latest Fad Diets
          • Standards of Care for Medication Nutrition Therapy and Nutrition Education
          • Plant based diet including a food demonstration

Great topics and Opportunities await you at the
 2019 WADE Conference on April 25-27th

      • Topnotch Speakers/Great topics. See agenda and speaker list
      • Great opportunities for networking, making new friends, and seeing old ones
      • Who will benefit from this attending this program? What to Expect - A FLASH of current knowledge-based activities about care for those affected by or at risk for diabetes designed for health care providers such as: RNs, RDNs, Pharmacists, CDE's, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, PAs, MDs, and other allied health care providers. 

      • Continuing education possibilities include: multidisciplinary speakers designed to empower the diabetes educator to provide optimum person-centered inter-professional care through updates in: technology, latest fad diets, Standards of Care in MNT and Nutritional Education, AADE- Project Vision, Medication Management, Renal Implications in DM, Cardiovascular Implications update, Emerging trends in DM education, Transitional care from hospital to home, and Transitional care from pediatric to adult endocrinology.

      • Customizable Program Learning: This unique program offers different levels of learning and skills. Each participant may select sessions according to self-assessed needs from emerging level to advanced practice.

      • Vendor Exhibits Our sponsors will be displaying new products and services and available to answer questions throughout the conference.

      • Awards Luncheon on Saturday April 26th Presentation of the Diabetes Educator of the Year Award and the WADE Distinguished Service Award will be made at the luncheon on Saturday. 

      • Benefit Raffle  Many wonderful items will be raffled this year to benefit the Karen Schultz-Goldstein Memorial Lecture Fund.  This fund is used annually to sponsor a speaker at the WADE conference. Learn more. Donation Form. Bring cash or check to purchase items and raffle tickets at the conference.