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2024 Hope Filled Summit

We're thrilled to announce the 2024 Hope Filled Summit March 15 & March 16, 2024.

Cancer chose us. We choose survivorship. This is a journey we must all embark on, but navigating the aspects of that journey - from finding relevant information and clinical trials, to the emotional and general health hurdles - can be difficult.

 

This year, we'll begin a new tradition; our first-ever Hope Filled Summit. We'll celebrate empowerment in our togetherness. This is hope shared. We aim to understand the options by engaging with expert speakers as they share the most current updates in KRAS.

 

This event will be held in person.

Registration & Cost

All attendees must register by February 28th using the link below.

 

This is a free event to all patients/survivors, care givers, and advocates.

 

For those who wish to attend as a member of an industry organization or corporation, a pharmaceutical company, etc. there is a ticket fee. For more information and to purchase a ticket, please visit the Industry Professional Ticket page.

Agenda

Confirmed Guest Speakers Include:

Kristen Ashley Marrone, MD, John Hopkins Medicine

Salman R. Punekar, MD, NYU Langone

Christopher Pallas, MD, Levine Cancer Institute I Atrium Health

Annabelle Gurwitch

Terri Conneran

Hope Brooks

A detailed agenda with speakers and sessions will be shared soon. This will include opportunities for attendees to meet and connect with each other as well as with KRAS Kickers founder, Terri Conneran. 

Friday, March 15th

Welcome Reception & Dinner

Saturday, March 16th (More Details Coming Soon!)

Tentative breakout sessions to include:

  • Care Partners & Patients

  • Survival of the Strategic: A Survivorship Panel

  • What Do I Need to Know About a Clinical Trial: Q & A

  • Not G12C: What about me? 

Hotel Information and Booking Your Stay

This event is being held at the Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina.  For those who wish to book a room at this hotel, you may use our booking link for the KRAS Kickers special event pricing. Room rates are as listed on the booking page.

Travel stipends may be provided to those who are using the hotel for their stay, and fill out the Educational Scholarship Form as indicated below.

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Parking

Parking is complimentary, no need for parking pass.

Educational Scholarships

A limited number of Educational Scholarships are available to assist patients and care partners in attending. Guests who plan to use the official event hotel, listed above, will be given the opportunity to apply by filling out an Educational Scholarship Form.  Only those who fill out the form and meet the requirements will be granted a travel stipend.

Donations

As our event approaches, you may consider giving a donation to KRAS Kickers. With every contribution, we will work to provide opportunities like this one for patients and care partners to connect and engage with leading doctors, researchers, and advocates to build knowledge and help aid in survivorship. You can donate at any time on our official donations page.

Questions

Email connect@kraskickers.org

Event Sponsors

Amgen, Strategic Partner  

Genentech, Strategic Partner

Mirati, Sustaining Partner

AstraZenneca, Sustaining Partner

Sanofi, Supporting Partner

Novartis, Supporting Partner

 

Together, we can kick cancer's KRAS!

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