The 2018 Exchange

Rise & Shine
For Good Days

Join Good Days for our 10th Annual Exchange

September 12-13, 2018

The Exchange connects key healthcare stakeholders, advocates and patients in an effort to continue to create awareness and support so patients can afford treatment to help extend their lives and provide more good days. It is also a celebration of people that make a difference in the lives of others. Additionally, it will provide the opportunity to network and learn from the various speaker sessions.

2018 Event Schedule

  • Wednesday , September 12th

    Welcome Reception

    6:15 pm | Registration

    6:30 pm – 9:00 pm | Kickoff Reception and Dinner

     
  • Thursday , September 13th

    Day Conference

    8:00 am – 8:55 am | Networking Breakfast

    9:00 am – 11:30 am | Introduction & Morning Sessions

    11:30 am – 12:45 pm | Networking Lunch

    1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Afternoon Sessions & Closing

    Feature Dinner

    6:00 pm – 6:55 pm | Networking Reception

    7:00 pm – 9:30 pm | Feature Dinner

Location, Accommodations & Sponsor Details

Event location

This year's Exchange will be held in the newly expanded area of the Gaylord called the Vineyard Tower. Please click here to learn more about this new space.

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX 76051

Make a reservation

Group Rate—$209 per night, plus a $20 resort fee and applicable taxes. Room rate and availability is guaranteed until August 21, 2018. Rooms are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Click here to make your reservation online. To make your reservations by phone, please call the resort directly at 1-877-491-5138. For timely service, mention Good Days and/or The Exchange 2018 Conference.
 

Become an event sponsor

If interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact (972) 608-7173 or email TheExchange@MyGoodDays.org.

Sponsors (Platinum, Gold & Silver) will receive a Promo Code to use for registering their organization’s attendees once sponsorship is confirmed.  

Event Speakers

Robin Roberts

Keynote Speaker  •  September 13th  •  7:00 pm (CST)

Robin Roberts is co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Under her leadership, the broadcast has won five Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning Program and the 2017 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team. She has conducted interviews with countless newsmakers, musicians, authors, athletes and celebrities. Additionally, Roberts has done extensive reporting around the globe. Robin tells the amazing story of her courageous battle against a life-threatening illness, the life lessons she continues to learn, and her inspiring return to the GMA anchor desk...VIEW MORE

Bruce A. Berger

Daytime Session Speaker  •  September 13th  •  9:15 am – 10:15 am (CST)

Dr. Berger has taught motivational interviewing in health care and methods for improving treatment adherence for over 30 years with a primary focus of helping people. His research interests include health behavior change and improving treatment adherence. He has written three books, written or presented over 900 papers or seminars on these topics. He has attracted over $4.0 million in funding to support his research…VIEW MORE

Jane Heller

Daytime Session Speaker • September 13th • 10:30 am – 11:30 am (CST)

 "Funny" and "inspiring" are the two words most often used to describe both the books of New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jane Heller and Jane herself. In her latest book, You'd Better Not Die or I'll Kill You: A Caregiver's Survival Guide to Keeping You in Good Health and Good Spirits (Chronicle Books), she recounts her journey as a caregiver with the humor and compassion for which she's well known. She shares her personal, candid, often hilarious thoughts about everything…VIEW MORE

Josh Sundquist

Daytime Session Speaker • September 13th • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (CST)

 Josh Sundquist is a Paralympian, Cancer Survivor, and bestselling author who has shared his story at events across the world. His high-energy blend of humor and inspiration motivates audiences to adopt his ski racing motto 1MT1MT (one more thing, one more time) to elevate their performance...VIEW MORE

William DeFoore, Ph.D.

Daytime Session Speaker • September 13th • 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm (CST)

Dr. DeFoore is an author, counselor, coach, speaker and owner of Halcyon Life Enterprises. He speaks internationally on emotional intelligence and emotional wellness in personal and business relationships. Through his work, Dr. DeFoore helps individuals and organizations bring body, mind and spirit into an integrated focus, leading to enhanced levels of personal and professional integrity...VIEW MORE

Who is Good Days?

Good Days supports those with life-altering conditions, from chronic to terminal, in part by helping patients pay for costly treatments insurance won’t cover in their entirety. But we do more than simply provide financial support. We guide patients through an opaque and ever-changing healthcare landscape, always listening, always responding, always caring.

Call for assistance
(972) 608-7173
Questions? Please contact us by phone or email.