YSC Summit Schedule

Friday, March 15

TimeEvent
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Summit Registration/Check-In

We’re open early so you can come get your official YSC Summit tote bag of goodies and get the lay of the land.

12:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Summit Exhibit Hall Opens

Check out all the fantastic exhibitors this year in the YSC Summit Exhibit Hall

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Half-Day Retreat for Young Adults Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

IRL Meetups & Hangouts!

Meet a few new breast friends at these casual hangouts with fellow survivors, thrivers and co-survivors.


Newly Diagnosed (less than 1 year) | Diagnosed Under 30 | Long-Term Survivors | Co- Survivors | LGBT+ Survivors & Thrivers | Metastatic Thrivers | Black/African American Survivors & Thrivers  | Hispanic/Latino Survivors & Thrivers |
Asian American and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Survivors & Thrivers 

 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

A Great Big YSC Welcome

We kick the weekend off with a welcome from Jennifer Merschdorf, YSC Chief Executive Officer, a young survivor diagnosed at age 36.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

General Session

These deep dives feature a panel of experts sharing their knowledge of hot topics like living boldly after cancer and the latest medical updates. You can ask questions directly to our panelists, too. Appropriate for all cancer stages and types.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM:

YSC State Leader and F2F Coordinator Meetup

A special meetup for YSC’s incredible volunteers who serve as State Leaders and Coordinators of local support groups.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Dinner on your own
The Virgin Hotels Las Vegas has 12 food outlets and 4 bars to dine out on your own this evening. We’ll also share some cool nearby restaurants so you can get your foodie fix.

8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

*THE* Annual Pajama Party & Community Lingerie Fashion Show

*** For Survivors & Thrivers only *** It’s time to talk sex at a YSC Summit favorite. After a lively and interactive educational session on all things sexy, we turn the stage over to the community to walk in our empowering fashion show. Bring your own favorite lingerie to strut your stuff or cheer your friends on while they walk.

Saturday, March 16

TimeEvent
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast
Breakfast is on us. Drop in anytime for your morning coffee and fresh fare.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Let’s Get Moving: Fitness Activities

Start the day fresh with a yoga, sound bath, pole or dance class.

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Summit Registration and Check-In

We’ll be at the registration desk to check in morning arrivals and answer your questions.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Community Listening Sessions

Black/ African American

Hispanic/Latino

Asian

LGBTQ+

Co-Survivor

(**Please note; these sessions will have audio recordings for internal YSC purposes only)

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Summit Exhibit Hall Opens

Mix and mingle with this year’s exhibitors.

10:00 AM- 11:15 AM

General Session

These deep dives feature a panel of experts sharing their knowledge of hot topics like living boldly after cancer and the latest medical updates. You can ask questions directly to our panelists, too. Appropriate for all cancer stages and types.

2:00 AM -4:45 PM

Breakouts & Workshops

Smaller, more intimate presentations on topics specific to different breast cancer experiences like early menopause, parenting, body image, sex, living with MBC, and many more!

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Provided and Visit with Exhibitors

Grab some food and take the opportunity to meet our exhibitors.

2:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Breakouts & Workshops

Smaller, more intimate presentations on topics specific to different breast cancer experiences like early menopause, parenting, body image, sex, living with MBC, and many more!

5:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Community Support Meetups

Friday night offered a casual hangout experience to meet people. Saturday meetups are curated by the community to dive a little deeper into shared support. Peer-led and community created.

Newly Diagnosed (less than 1 year) | Diagnosed Under 30 | Long-Term Survivors | Co- Survivors | LGBT+ Survivors & Thrivers | Metastatic Thrivers | Black/African American Survivors & Thrivers  | Hispanic/Latino Survivors & Thrivers |
Asian American and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Survivors & Thrivers

 

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

VIVA LAS VEGAS!! Dinner and Dance Party

It’s time to let loose at the annual dance party. All interpretations of this year’s theme VIVA LAS VEGAS welcome. Whether that’s your best showgirl costume, Elvis jumpsuit or casino-themed pajamas, come to this event ready to dance it all out.

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

After Hours Karaoke

Not ready to call it a day? Keep the party going and sing your heart out.

Sunday, March 17

TimeEvent

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast

Breakfast is on us. Drop in anytime for your morning coffee and fresh fare.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Let’s Get Moving: Fitness Activities

Start the day fresh with a yoga, sound bath, pole or dance class.

9:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Breakouts & Workshops

Smaller, more intimate presentations on topics specific to different breast cancer experiences like early menopause, parenting, body image, sex, living with MBC, and many more!

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Breakouts & Workshops

Smaller, more intimate presentations on topics specific to different breast cancer experiences like early menopause, parenting, body image, sex, living with MBC, and many more!

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

General Session

These deep dives feature a panel of experts sharing their knowledge of hot topics like living boldly after cancer and the latest medical updates. You can ask questions directly to our panelists, too. Appropriate for all cancer stages and types.

12:00 PM

Grab a Lunch

Lunches are boxed so those needing to catch flights can, but many attendees hang around and meet up with friends they’ve made over the weekend.

 

 * Topics and times are subject to change.