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November 6 – 7, 2018

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

NOVEMBER 5, 2018

Welcome

Hilton Houston Plaza Medical Center Hotel

2:00pm – 6:00pm
Registration Desk Open
Lobby, Hilton Houston Plaza Medical Center Hotel

5:30pm – 7:00pm
Welcome Reception - heavy appetizers
Hilton Hotel, Rooftop Terrace

NOVEMBER 7, 2018

Day 2

MD Anderson Cancer Center

7:00 am – 8:15 am
Breakfast
Hilton Hotel, Travis ABC, 8th floor

7:45 am – 8:30 am
Check out of hotel. Buses to MD Anderson starting at 7:45 AM, last bus at 8:30 AM.
Pick-up at the front doors of the Hilton Hotel on Travis Street.

9:00 am – 9:15 am
Welcome & Re-Cap of Day 1: Michael Sapienza
MD Anderson, Room 6

9:15 am – 10:30 am
Define your own track sessions:           

  • What’s new & in the treatment pipeline: Learn about the latest clinical advances - Cathy Eng, MD
    MD Anderson, Room 6
  • Caregiver & Family: Share your experience in a safe space with caregivers who understand - Danielle Peterson, LCSW, OSW-C, Melissa Lynch
    MD Anderson, Room 4
  • Underserved Community Outreach:  how to become more involved in underserved communities - Roshanda Chenier, EdD, Allison Rosen, MS, Ray Walker
    MD Anderson, CPB8.3059

10:30 am – 10:45 am
Break

10:45 am – 11:45 am
Empowerment Hour:                               

  • Community engagement:  how to become more involved in your community - Alexandra Miller, the Alliance Director of Community Engagement, Stephen Estrada, the Alliance Senior Coordinator of Community Engagement
    MD Anderson, CPB8.3059
  • Stages of Grief: Share your experiences in a safe space with others who have lost a loved one - Jeannie Moore and Melanie Cavazos, MSW
    MD Anderson, Room 4
  • Peer-to-Peer conversations:  share your story with support and understanding from fellow attendees - Nancy Butterfield, the Alliance Director of Patient & Family Support, Marielle McLeod, the Alliance Patient & Family Support Navigator, Danielle Peterson, the Alliance Patient & Family Support Navigator
    MD Anderson, Room 6

11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Working lunch – attendees take box lunch to afternoon sessions

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Session Take-Aways & Ideas for future community engagement - Conference Planning Committee & Alliance Staff
MD Anderson, Room 6

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Thank you & Conference Call to Action - Michael Sapienza
MD Anderson, Room 6

2:00pm
Conference concludes – attendees provide their own transportation to airport.

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