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Speakers and sessions still being finalized and are subject to change.  

Time

Topic

8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast with Exhibitors

9:00 AM

Welcome 

Kate Sweeney, Cancer and Careers

9:15 AM

The Doctor's Perspective

Dr. Alan Astrow, Maimonides Medical Center, Dr. Ruth Oratz, NYU School of Medicine

10:00 AM

Work & Cancer: Practical and Legal Issues

Joanna Morales, Esq., Cancer Rights Attorney, CEO, Triage Cancer, Rebecca V. Nellis, Cancer and Careers

12:15 PM

Lunch

  Breakout Sessions (pick one):
1:15 PM

Job Search

Julie Jansen, Executive and Career Coach and Author

Health Insurance & Reform

Monica Bryant, Cancer Rights Attorney; COO, Triage Cancer

Building Self Confidence

Bud Bilanich, Career Coach

2:15 PM Coffee Break with Exhibitors
  Breakout Sessions (pick one):
2:30PM

Managing Your Finances

Monica Bryant, Cancer Rights Attorney; COO, Triage Cancer

Taking Time Off

Joanna Morales, Esq. Cancer Rights Attorney; CEO, Triage Cancer

Career Change

Julie Jansen, Executive and Career Coach and Author

3:30 PMCoffee Break with Exhibitors
 Breakout Sessions (pick one):
3:45 PM

Stress: How to Manage it During and Post-Treatment 

Claire Steichen, Certified Co-Active Coach and founder of Clear Strategy Coaching; Julie Larson, LCSW; and CAC

Occupational Therapy and Vocational Rehab: Improving Your Work Ability

Gabrielle Miskovitz, OTR/L, CHT, Clinical Specialist, Outpatient Occupational Therapy, MSKCC; Dorra Blacker, CRC, LMHC, Clinical Supervisor, Vocational Rehabilitation, NYU; and CAC

5:00 PM Conference concludes