YSC Summit Schedule

 

Summit Schedule

Get ready for workshops created for the young breast cancer experience. (Not added on to a program built for your grandma.) You’ll also find holistic, whole-body wellness approaches to your survivorship and plenty of opportunities for connection.

 

Friday, February 17

TimeEvent

12:00 - 6:00 PM ET

  • Summit Registration and Check-In
  • Summit Exhibit Hall Open

12:00 - 3:00 PM ET

Leaving a Legacy: A Half-Day Retreat for Young Adults Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

 

  • Facilitated by: Mindy Relyea

1:00 - 1:45 PM ET

First-Timers Gathering

2:00 - 2:45 PM ET

Breakout Session 1:

Demystifying Genetic Testing 
Speaker: Kelly Kashmer


Turning PTSD into Post-Traumatic Growth
Speakers: Julia Leavitt, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Emma Vivian


Implications of Early Menopause
Speaker: Corinne Menn, MD


Nutrition on a Dime 
Speaker: Julie Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN


Co-Survivors: Navigating Survivorship with Loved Ones
Speaker: Jean Rowe, LCSW, OSW-C, CJT

 

3:00 - 3:45 PM ET

General Session

 

  • Grab a Snack
  • Welcome from YSC’s CEO Jennifer Merschdorf
  • Welcome from Young Survivor and North Carolina’s Own, Anna Crollman

3:45 - 4:45 PM ET

IRL Meetups!

5:00 - 6:00 PM ET

Evening Reception and Meet Your Exhibitors

7:00- 8:00 PM ET

YSC State Leader and F2F Coordinator Meetup

7:00 - 8:30 PM ET

Summit Game Night

8:45 - 10:00 PM ET

*THE* Annual Pajama Party

All Day

Visit the Recharge Room to find some zen and charge your devices!

Saturday, February 18

TimeEvent

9:00 - 10:00 AM ET

Let’s Get Moving: Fitness Activities

9:00 - 11:00 AM ET

Summit Registration and Check-In

9:00 - 6:00 PM ET

Summit Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 - 11:00 AM ET

Breakfast and Visit with Exhibitors

11:15 - 12:15 PM ET

General Session Panel: Sex, Love and Reproductive Health

  • Speakers: Eboni Harris, MA, LPC, LMFT, Corinne Menn, MD, and Kristin Rojas, MD

12:30- 1:15PM ET

Breakout Session 2:

 

More than Sleep Hygiene
Speaker: Eric Zhou, PhD


Body-based Work for Anxiety
Speaker: Kristy Case, LCSW, OSW-C


Finding Your Breast Cancer Resources
Speaker: Shonta Chambers, MSW


Side Effect Management and Integrative Medicine 
Speaker: Ana Maria Lopez, MPH, MD


Journaling for Co-survivors
Speaker: Jean Rowe, LCSW, OSW-C, CJT


MBC Track: Your Guide to Practical Matters
Speaker: Nicole Jolicouer, JD

 

1:30 - 2:45 PM ET

Lunch and Visit with Exhibitors

3:00 - 3:45 PM ET

Breakout Session 3:


Adulting 101
Speaker: Nicole Jolicouer, JD


Cancer Rehab: Physical Changes after Diagnosis
Speaker: Tracy Bender, OTD, OTR/L, CLT, CMF


Fertility after Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Speaker: Genevieve Neal-Perry, MD


Telling Your Authentic Story
Speaker: Andrea Nwoke, CPCC


Co-survivor: Choose Your Own Adventure
Attend a workshop with your survivor/thriver or any topic of interest!


MBC Track: Medical Updates
Speaker: Yara Abdou, MD

3:45 - 4:15 PM ET

Grab a Snack!

4:15 - 5:15 PM ET

General Session Panel

Speakers: Yara Abdou, MD, Fumiko Chino, MD and Ricki Fairley, MBA

5:15 - 6:00 PM ET

Last Chance to Visit with Exhibitors

6:00 - 7:00 PM ET

Male Co-Survivor Happy Hour

8:00 - 10:00 PM ET

Annual Dinner and Dance Party

All Day

Visit the Recharge Room to find some zen and charge your devices!

Need a little support this weekend?

Counselors are available during select hours- find out more at the YSC Info Desk.

Sunday, February 19

TimeEvent

9:00 - 10:00 AM ET

Let’s Get Moving: Fitness Activities

9:00 - 10:30 AM ET

Breakfast

9:30- 10:30 AM AM ET

Drop-in Pet Therapy

10:45 - 11:30 AM ET

Breakout Session 4:

Long-term Survivorship
Speaker: Lindsay Vlaminck, MS, RN, NC-BC, CBCN, CN-BN


Parenting after Breast Cancer Diagnosis 
Speaker: Coming Soon!


Laughter Yoga
Speaker: Simone Barnes, Certified Laughter Yoga Instructor


Managing Lymphedema
Speaker: Tracy Bender, OTD, OTR/L, CLT, CMF


Co-survivors Support
Speaker: Kristy Case, LCSW, OSW-C


MBC Track: Navigating and Coping through Adversity
Speaker: Kristin Westbrook

11:45 - 1:00 PM ET

General Session 

 

  • Never Have I Ever, Together Again!
  • Cancer for Breakfast- LIVE Podcast with Amy Dials and Stefanie LeJeunesse

    1:00 PM ET

    Grab Your Lunch for the Road!

    All Day

    Visit the Recharge Room to find some zen and charge your devices!

    Need a little support this weekend?

    Counselors are available during select hours- find out more at the YSC Info Desk.

     

    *Schedule and topics are subject to change