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2015 Conference Agenda

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Annual Conference

June 18-20, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

3:00 - 6:00 PM Registration

8:00 - 10 PM Welcome Reception (additional fee)

Friday, June 19, 2015

7:00 - 8:50 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast:

9:00 - 10:00 AM General Session

Welcome and Opening remarks
Speakers: Sue Friedman; Rebecca Sutphen, MD; Beth Stearman; Karen Hurley, PhD; and Barbara Pfeiffer

10:05 - 10:55 AM Morning Break

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM Concurrent Session I (choose one of the following):

12:30 - 1:35 PM Networking lunch - box lunch provided

1:40 - 3:05 PM Concurrent Session II (choose one of the following):

3:10 - 4:00 PM Afternoon Break

networking4:05 - 5:30 PM Concurrent Session III (choose one of the following):

Saturday, June 20, 2015

7:30 - 8:55 AM Ask the Experts – Roundtable Breakfast

Description: Breakfast session where conference attendees can meet some of conference speakers and ask questions in an informal setting.

9:00 -10:50 AM General Session: What's New in HBOC Research?

Speakers:  Alan Ashworth, Ph D, Katherine Nathanson; MD Rebecca Sutphen, MD
Description:  Learn the latest research on HBOC including discussion of PARP inhibitors, cancer genetics, and patient-centered outcomes research.

11:00 AM- 12:25 PM Concurrent Session IV (choose one of the following):

12:30 - 2:10 PM Lunch and Spirit of Empowerment Awards

2:15 - 3:40 PM Concurrent Session V (choose one of the following)

3:45 - 4:30 PM Afternoon Break

4:35 - 6:00 PM Plenary Session:

4:35 - 6:00 PM Breakout Session:

6:00 - 6:20 PM Conference Closing

 

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