Schedule

Friday, September 28
Early Registration and Tote Bag Giveaway
3:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Get checked in and receive your conference goody bag and name tag!

First-timers Mix 'n Mingle   
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
New for 2018! 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.

Dinner on Own
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy dinner in the City of Brotherly Love before returning to the hotel for Shimmer & Shine: A Fashion and Beauty Soiree!

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.

Shimmer & Shine: A Fashion and Beauty Soiree
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Get fashion and beauty tips from our fabulous partners while enjoying refreshments and meeting new people during this special beauty event and reception.




Saturday, September 29

Exhibitor Showcase Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

TNBC Morning Meet-Up
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

A networking opportunity for those diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer.

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

Opening Keynote and Q & A
Precision Medicine: Decoding Your Cancer

9:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Kathy D. Miller, MD

Breast cancer treatment today is no longer one-size-fits all. This approach—often called precision medicine—uses genomic tests to determine what drives the cancer’s growth and which treatments are most likely to halt it. In this keynote, hear about the impact of genomic tests in treating breast cancers of all stages, learn how researchers use these tests and explore the cutting-edge medicines available now, often through clinical trials, based on information gathered from them.

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

Breakout Sessions: Part One
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    A.  Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Medical Update
    B. Metastatic Breast Cancer: Medical Update
    C. What's New for HER2
    D. The Latest Research: Hormonal Therapies
    E.  Lymphedema: Symptoms, Treatments and Causes
    F. Navigating Work After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    G. Body Image
    H. Caregiving

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

Volunteer Awards Presentation
1:00 - 1:20 p.m.
LBBC Volunteers in Action and LBBC Leadership Volunteer Awards Presentation

Breakout Sessions: Part Two 
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.        
     I. Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Early-Stage Discussion Group
    J. Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Metastatic Discussion Group
    K. Whistle Words: Write to Heal
    L. Fear of Recurrence: Living Well with Uncertainty
    M. Genetic Testing
    N. Supporting Children When a Parent Has Cancer
    O. Long-Term Survivorship: Improving Thinking and Memory
    P. Breast and Nipple Reconstruction Options
    
Coffee and Snack Break, Networking and Visiting With Exhibitors

3:30 – 3:45 p.m.    
Enjoy some snacks, connect with others and take advantage of this last opportunity to visit with conference exhibitors.

Welcome Back Remarks
3:45 - 4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Keynote and Q & A
Myths & Truths: Nutrition

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Julie LG Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN

With so much information out there on exercise and what to eat or not to eat, knowing what’s hype and what’s scientifically proven can be difficult. Hear from dietitian Julie Lanford about nutrition in the first part of this Myths & Truths series, and join Dr. Pallav Mehta Sunday morning for part two, to learn practical information about exercise.

End of Day Remarks and Raffles
5:15 p.m.
 


Sunday, September 30
Reach & Raise: Thriving Together
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Join us for an inspirational all-levels yoga class to refresh and energize as you start your day.  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.

Continental Breakfast 
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.       

Welcome Remarks
9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Closing Keynote and Q & A
Myths & Truths: Fitness and Exercise

9:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Pallav K. Mehta, MD

With so much information out there on exercise and what to eat or not to eat, knowing what’s hype and what’s scientifically proven can be difficult. Hear from Dr. Pallav Mehta about exercise in the second part of this Myths & Truths series, and join dietitian Julie Lanford Saturday afternoon for part one, to learn practical information about diet and nutrition.

Closing Conference Remarks
11:15 a.m.