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The Lineup

We are planning an exciting lineup of talks and workshops for you! Hover over any session highlighted in pink to read more about it.

YSC Talks - brief, engaging, enlightening...lookout TED!
YSC Works - deep-dive workshops

Co-Survivor Workshops  Co-Survivor Workshops

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Morning Walk with New Friends
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Light Breakfast, Check-In and Connecting
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Jennifer Merschdorf, CEO
YSC TALKS SESSION I
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Practical Matters
Relationships and Intimacy
Co-Survivor 101
Resilience of Mind and Body
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Ice Breaker and Yoga on the Beach
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch and Mingle
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Q&A with the Experts
Featured Lunchtime Speaker
YSC WORKS SESSION I
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Practical Matters: Financial Questions After CancerPractical Matters: Financial Questions After Cancer

After the emotional and physical impact of a breast cancer diagnosis, financial decisions and major issues such as insurance coverage and healthcare can be challenging. This session gives you an overview of the complex financial issues you and your family may face, as well as a list of resources for navigating your way to solutions.
Relationships and Intimacy: Rebuilding Your IntimacyRelationships and Intimacy: Rebuilding Your Intimacy

Join this session to learn concrete tips for dealing with sex and intimacy after breast cancer. Discover how an open mind, strong communication skills and a little bit of creativity can help you rebuild and sustain this important part of your life.
Resilience: Nourishing Your BodyResilience: Nourishing Your Body

Healthy eating sometimes feels overwhelming. How do you know what foods are right for you, and how do you still eat your favorite comfort foods? Connect the dots with healthy choice ideas in this workshop and better understand how to enjoy good nutrition in your everyday life.
Co-Survivors: What Does It Mean to be a Co-Survivor?Co-Survivors: What Does It Mean to be a Co-Survivor?

Your loved one has breast cancer, and you want to know how you can help. Be prepared to experience some strong emotions. Co-survivors can feel sad, alone, even overwhelmed. But, you can also experience tremendous rewards, discovering a sense of unity, common purpose and deeper connection with the one you love. Learn what to expect of yourself and others during this time, and discuss how you can cope and offer support at the same time.
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Networking Break
YSC WORKS SESSION II
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Practical Matters: Navigating the Healthcare MazePractical Matters: Navigating the Healthcare Maze

A breast cancer diagnosis and treatment brings up a lot of questions. You may be wondering how to find out more about your pathology report and treatment, how to ask the right questions about your insurance, or what services are available to you and your loved ones. Come with your questions, and get the resources you need to take control of your health care.
Relationships and Intimacy: Your Body NowRelationships and Intimacy: Your Body Now

You’re not the only one looking in the mirror and trying to understand what has happened to your body since your breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Coming to terms with your new normal can be especially challenging as you face unexpected changes in your life and your body. Join this session for a chance to discuss how to see and embrace the strength and beauty of your body now and into the future.
Resilience: Healing and Coping through Mindfulness MeditationResilience: Healing and Coping through Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation has long been used to enhance moment to moment experiences and increase self-awareness. This is especially important after an upheaval like a breast cancer diagnosis. You will be guided through mindfulness exercises and receive helpful tools you can use to integrate these practices into your daily life.
Co-Survivors (Men Only): Open SessionCo-Survivors (Men Only): Open Session

Just for the guys! Hang out in this men-only discussion group, and talk about how to support your loved one after a breast cancer diagnosis. The experience can be hard on you, too. Come talk to other co-survivors in an informal, relaxed environment.
YSC TALKS SESSION II
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
It's a Wrap!
Featured Closing Speaker
Group Photo
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Free Time and Get Ready to Party!
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dinner and Celebration with YSC

*Schedule is subject to change.

The Lineup

We are planning an exciting lineup of talks and workshops for you! Tap on any session highlighted in pink to read more about it.

YSC Talks - brief, engaging, enlightening...lookout TED!
YSC Works - deep-dive workshops

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Morning Walk with Your State Leaders
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Light Breakfast, Check-In and Connecting
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Jennifer Merschdorf, CEO
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
YSC TALKS SESSION I
Practical Matters
Relationships and Intimacy
Co-Survivor 101
Resilience of Mind and Body
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Ice Breaker and Yoga on the Beach
12:05 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Featured Talk by Camille Scheel
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Lunch and Mingle
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Featured Lunchtime Speaker
Q&A with the Experts
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
YSC WORKS SESSION I
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
YSC WORKS SESSION II
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
YSC TALKS SESSION II
It's a Wrap! 
Featured Closing Speaker
Group Photo
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Free Time and Get Ready to Party!
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dinner and Celebration with YSC

*Schedule is subject to change