Be the Boss Over Cancer

Below is the agenda for the 5th annual National Conference on Work & Cancer, which was held Friday, June 12, 2015.  

Time

Topic

8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast with Exhibitors

9:00 AM

Welcome 

Kate Sweeney, Executive Director, Cancer and Careers

9:15 AM

The Healthcare Professional’s Perspective

Christopher Anrig, LCSW-R, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Alan Astrow, MD, Maimonides Cancer Center; Meghan B. Moran, APRN, Weill Cornell Medical College

10:15 AM

Work & Cancer: Practical and Legal Issues

Joanna F. Morales, Esq., Cancer Rights Attorney, CEO, Triage Cancer; Rebecca V. Nellis, MPP, Chief Mission Officer, Cancer and Careers

12:00 PM

Lunch

  Breakout Sessions         (Choose one)
1:15 PM

Managing Your Finances

Monica F. Bryant, Esq., Cancer Rights Attorney, COO, Triage Cancer

Job-Search

Julie Jansen, Executive & Career Coach, Author

Balancing Self-Employment & Cancer

Kathy Flora, MA, PHR, NCCC, Executive Coach; Gail Tolstoi-Miller, CEO & Chief Staffing Strategist, Consultnetworx

2:15 PM Coffee Break
  Breakout Sessions         (Choose one)
2:30 PM

Career Change

Julie Jansen, Executive & Career Coach, Author

Health Insurance Options

Monica F. Bryant, Esq., Cancer Rights Attorney, COO, Triage Cancer

Taking         Time Off

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

3:30 PMCoffee Break
 Breakout Sessions         (Choose one)
3:45 PM

Cancer, Privacy & Your Online Footprint

Thea Linscott, MS, Manager, Relevance New York; Monica McCarthy, Founder, Show & Tell Stories and Cheshire Parlour; Rebecca V. Nellis, MPP, Chief Mission Officer, Cancer and Careers; Jurgen J. Van Staden, MS, JD, LLM, Counsel & Director of Policy, Network Advertising Initiative

Flexible Work: What It Is, How to Get It & How to Make It Work for You

Scott Behson, PhD, Professor of Management, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Author; Gina Cleo Bloome, Director, Leadership Acquisition & Employer Branding, Healthfirst; Kate Sweeney, Executive Director, Cancer and Careers; Kristin Thomas, Director, Employee Partnerships, FlexJobs

5:00 PM Conference Concludes