Schedule

Friday, September 20
Early Registration and Tote Bag Giveaway
3:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Get checked in and receive your conference tote bag and name tag!

First-timers Mix 'n Mingle   
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Attend this special get-together to meet other first-time attendees, hear about conference highlights and learn how to stay connected throughout the weekend. Hosted by LBBC staff and a team of LBBC's Leadership Volunteers, you will be welcomed by others who once were new to this conference and now give back by sharing their own personal experiences with breast cancer and sharing LBBC's resources with their local communities.

Pre-Conference Reach & Raise Yoga Class
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Join us for an inspirational all-levels yoga class to refresh and energize as you begin the weekend. This is a special opportunity to be a part of Reach & Raise, LBBC’s signature yoga event in support of those affected by breast cancer.  Everyone can participate, regardless of fitness level or experience with yoga. Modifications of poses and chair yoga will be demonstrated throughout the class. Bring your own mat. Loaner mats will also be available on-site for those who may need to use them.

Free Time for Dinner and Exploring
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy dinner on your own in the City of Brotherly Love before returning to the hotel to connect with other attendees and enjoy our Friday night events!

Young Women's Initiative Happy Hour
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.    
Join other young women and their caregivers for discounted drinks and lite reception fare.

A Night Out: Shimmer & Shine
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Get fashion and beauty tips and mini-makeovers from our fabulous partners, enjoy refreshments and meet new people during this special event, dance party and reception.



Saturday, September 21

Exhibitor Showcase Hours
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit With Exhibitors
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Morning Meet-Up
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Mingle and connect with others diagnosed with TNBC.

Conference Welcome & Introductions
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.    

Opening Keynote and Q & A
A Shared Effort: The State of Breast Cancer

9:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Julie R. Gralow, MD
Daniel P. Silver, MD, PhD

In our opening keynote, two leading medical experts discuss key advances in breast cancer research, testing, and treatment that have changed treatment options and decision-making. Through their insights, gain a better understanding of how clinical trials advance the research agenda and lead to new treatments and methods to prevent disease, and the role you can take in clinical research. Voice your opinions and concerns, and ask questions of the experts. Together, we will explore the greatest advances in breast cancer care and discuss how  to move the research, care, and survivorship agenda forward in ways that honor your needs and experiences.

Break, Networking and Visiting With Exhibitors
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.        

Breakout Sessions: Part One
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    A.  Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Medical Update
    B. Metastatic Breast Cancer: Medical Update
    C. Managing Side Effects of Hormonal and Targeted Therapies
    D. Eating a More Plant-Based Diet (repeated for your convenience in Breakout Session Two)
    E.  Newly Out of Treatment: What Now?
    F. Supporting Someone You Love Who Has Breast Cancer

Lunch, Networking and Visiting with Exhibitors
12:45 – 2:00 p.m.      

Breakout Sessions: Part Two 
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.        
    G. Sex & Intimacy
    H. Ask the Experts: Lingering Questions After Breast Reconstruction
    I. Eating a More Plant-Based Diet
    J. Early-Stage Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Discussion Group
    K. Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Discussion Group
    
Coffee and Snack Break, Networking and Visiting With Exhibitors

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.    
Enjoy some snacks, connect with others and visit with exhibitors.

Closing Keynote and Q & A
Fueling Resiliency

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Jacci Thompson-Dodd, MA, MSSS, LASW

Research shows resilience can ease stress and improve life satisfaction among people diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers. But what does it really mean to be resilient? How do you sustain it? In this interactive talk, explore your inner resources for building resiliency, and discover practical ways to deploy these resources to reduce stress and increase well-being.

Closing Remarks and Raffles
5:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Last Call Closing Reception
5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy refreshments, take advantage of this last opportunity to visit with conference exhibitors, share stories, and talk about your favorite conference moments from the weekend as we close out the 2019 Living Beyond Breast Cancer Conference!

Travel Grant Reimbursements
5:15 - 6:00 p.m.