Group Tracks and Workshops For those wanting an even more focused experience to meet their unique needs, the conference has special tracks and workshops.
Caregivers Special separate sessions for male/female caregivers and a focus on stress and emotional health.
Young Adults With a set meeting space for all three days of the conference expect candid conversations and making deep connections with others in the same stage of life. Special topics will include body image, mental health, relationships, exercise and more.
Pediatric On Saturday, parents and caregivers of children with an ostomy or continent diversion will have a rare opportunity to chat with experts and meet other families. Childcare available.
Crohn’s and Colitis An expert panel will lead sessions on the intersection of IBD and ostomy and continent diversion and be on hand to answer your questions.
LGBTQ+ An open group discussion to share and ask questions in a safe space and connect with others and find support.
Affiliated Support Group Leadership Workshop We’re excited to welcome UOAA Affiliated Support Group leaders from around the country to learn from each other and be empowered to provide the best support possible to ostomates in their communities.