2019 WI Cancer Summit

Oct. 16-17, 2019

Wilderness Resort | Glacier Canyon Conference Center
Wisconsin Dells, WI

ABOUT THE 2019 SUMMIT | What do cancer survivors and caregivers want us to know? What does research tell us about survivor and caregiver well-being? How can we improve outcomes for cancer survivors, caregivers, families, and communities? When we position survivors and their voices at the center of our work, new ways of approaching cancer control and prevention can emerge. Register today.

FEATURING

KEYNOTE
Julia H. Rowland, Ph.D.
The first full-time Director of the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Survivorship

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SURVIVOR STORIES
“Sisters We Thrive, Stories We Tell”
A film and discussion, featuring the voices of cancer survivors

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INVITED GUEST
Tony Evers
Wisconsin Governor and cancer survivor

CLOSING PLENARY
Thor Ringler
Poet, therapist, and National Program Director for the “My Life, My Story” program

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REGISTER

Cost | WI Cancer Council members: Free with promo code SUMMIT2019. Non-members: $50 (Or join now.)

Register Here

Room Block | Call 1-800-867-9453 and ask for the “WI Cancer Control Program Summit at Glacier Canyon Lodge” room block. Reserve by Sept. 16, 2019

Scholarships | Need-based funds are available to help with Summit-related travel, lodging, and/or meals. To learn more, contact Tina Pap.

SPONSOR THE SUMMIT

Help make the 2019 Summit a success.
Become a Summit Sponsor.

NOMINATE A CHAMPION

Do you know a Cancer Champion?
Nominate them here by Aug. 15!

Agenda At-A-Glance

Wednesday, Oct. 16
1:30 – 7 pm

Highlights:

  • 1:30-5 pm: WI Cancer Plan 2020-2030 Planning Session
  • 5-7 pm: Reception honoring 2019 Champion Award Recipients & New Members

Thursday, Oct. 17
8 am – 4:30 pm

Highlights:

Opening Keynote with Dr. Julia Rowland

Morning Breakout Sessions:

  • Workforce Planning: The Employment Implications of Cancer
  • Sexual Health and Survivorship
  • Survivorship Care Planning

Special Screening of “Sisters We Thrive, Stories We Tell”, with a post-film Q&A moderated by Debra Nevels, Senior Manager, American Cancer Society

Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

  • Caregiver and Family Support
  • The Financial Toxicity of Cancer
  • Healthy, Active Lifestyles After Diagnosis

Closing Plenary: How Patient Stories Can Strengthen Clinical Care, by Thor Ringler, poet, therapist, and national program director for “My Life, My Story” at the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital

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Questions? Contact Tina Pap at [email protected]