Day 1: Saturday, May 3, 2014
10:30am – 6:45pm

Pre-Summit Program

10:30am – 12:15pm

Lobby Day Briefing
Learn about NBCC's 2014 Legislative and Public Policy Priorities and the key role they play in the Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® strategic plan for knowing how to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. Hear the strategy we’ll implement to advance the priorities on Tuesday May 6th Capitol Hill Lobby Day.

12:15pm – 1:00pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Project LEAD® Workshop: Conducting Research Surveys
Project LEAD® graduates are being asked to undertake a  research survey effort in 2014. Hone your skills on interviewing community breast cancer researchers and engaging them in discussions about Artemis Project® priorities and how to best end breast cancer.

Keith Knutson Bio Image  Molly Mead Bio Image  Alana Welm Bio Image

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Twitter Clinic
Develop your skills as a trained tweeter and learn how to influence a whole new audience in the social media world. Become part of a cadre of advocates to tweet throughout the Summit with the help of available “Dr’s hours.”
Speakers:

Alan Rosenblatt Bio Image

4:00pm - 4:15pm

Opening Summit Session
Welcome, Pat Haugen, Vice President, NBCC Board of Directors
Summit Dedication and Moment of Silence 

4:15pm – 5:00pm 

Saturday Opening Speaker
Speakers:

Alicia Jackson, PhD, Deputy Director, Biological Technology Offices, DARPA 

Alicia Jackson Bio Image

Sara Sakowitz, high school finalist in Intel Science Talent Search for her work on a protein inhibitor in metastatic breast cancer.
 

Sara Sakowitz 

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Building Skills for Creative Activism
This high intensity and enjoyable event will kick-off the Leadership Summit. Attendees will develop personal and team building creative skills essential for leading the grassroots mobilization activities slated for 2014. The results of this stimulating and interactive session will be felt throughout the Summit and beyond….
Speakers:

Andy Burnett Bio Image


2014 Summit Promo Image Photos


     2014 Summit Page Get Inspired

      Watch President’s 2013 Address

      Get a taste of last year’s Summit

      Learn at NBCC’s Online Center for Advocacy Training

      Women with Balls®: STRIKE! Breast Cancer is back!