Longview Tx 2018 Workshop - Afternoon Only Ticket

Thank you for your interest in registering to attend our first "double-header" Sugar Surfing Workshop to be held in Longview, Texas on June 23, 2018. Stephen W. Ponder, MD FAAP CDE will be your primary speaker and facilitator for this event.  In addition, preceding Dr. Ponder's Workshop, Cassie Moffitt, MSN, RN, CDE will speak about Alternate Caregiver training for families in which caregivers such as grandparents and extended family or friends provide care to your T1D child.

Participants may register for the full program, which includes lunch, or for the afternoon only, to participate in Dr. Ponder's Sugar Surfing Workshop.  We are excited to present our first full day educational diabetes program! 

Dr. Steve Ponder has been recognized for his impact on diabetes care as the 2018 Diabetes Educator of the Year by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). This organization represents more than 14,000 Certified Diabetes Educators located throughout the USA.

Register Now! Only 400 seats available.

How to Register:

To register for the afternoon only, click on the 'Afternoon Only' box where you will see a drop down menu. Select your ticket type; Individual ($25), Couple ($35) or Family ($50).

Then, click on "I want this". The registration system then asks you for your email address, name, zip code, and number of people attending and credit or debit card information.

Thank you for sharing information about who will be attending as this helps us deliver a better workshop.

That's it.

Following Registration:

You will receive a confirmation email with your workshop ticket attached. If possible please print this attachment and bring it with you. Not only will it give you information as to the workshop location and time, but it will also help us to identify whether you have purchased an All Day or Afternoon Only ticket.

If you do not receive your email confirmation in 4 hours, please check the SPAM FOLDER in your email. Your privacy settings may send it there.

Any further information updates prior to the event will be sent to you via the email address that you use to register for this workshop.

Thank you!


We are currently seeking sponsors and exhibitors for this workshop. If you know a local sales representative or diabetes focused organization that you would like to see represented at the workshop please have them contact Patsy Ponder, Executive Director of Sugar Surfing at: patsy@sugarsurfing.com.

More Information:

The Sugar Surfing workshop will take place at Pine Tree Church of Christ (Fellowship Hall) in Longview, Texas. Admission for the AFTERNOON WORKSHOP ONLY is $25 for an individual, $35 for two, and $50 per family of 3 or more. Child care is NOT provided at this event. Please also note that lunch is NOT included in your Afternoon Only workshop ticket, this is reserved for our All Day ticket holders.

Please visit our website at www.sugarsurfing.com and 'LIKE' us on Facebook to keep in touch with all Sugar Surfing related news and educational posts.​

Registration for this event closes June 22nd or when the venue is sold out, whichever occurs first.


Pine Tree Church of Christ Fellowship Hall

3221 Dundee Road

Longview, Texas  75604


Our full schedule is shown below. 

If you are purchasing an Afternoon Only ticket please arrive  30 minutes prior to the 1pm presentation by Dr. Ponder.

9:00 am: On-site check-in and the exhibitor section open. 

10:00 am: Opening Speaker -Cassie Moffitt, MSN, RN, CDE

11:30am: Lunch available; Exhibitor section open

1:00 pm Sugar Surfing Workshop with Dr. Ponder 

The Sugar Surfing Workshop will begin promptly at 1:00 pm and ends at 4:00pm (includes 20 minute intermission).

A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the event. If you are interested in getting your book signed, you may want to make your purchase in advance.

Donations Appreciated:

Donations are appreciated. Your financial support allows us to put on future workshops. It is through the kind support of others this workshop is made available to you at such a nominal cost.

Alternatively, you can use PayPal to donate any amount via the DONATE button at sugarsurfing.com. You can also mail a check. Just send an email to admin@sugarsurfing.com and ask for the mailing address.

All proceeds from workshops and book sales are used to further diabetes outreach and education programs.

Questions about the workshop should be sent to: patsy@sugarsurfing.com

Thank you!

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