Susan G. Komen® MBC Impact Series presents
First Annual Louisiana Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Komen Louisiana is excited to host Louisiana’s INAUGURAL Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Conference on June 8, 2019 for those living with metastatic/stage IV breast cancer and their caregivers.

June 8, 2019 from 8:00am-5:30pm
Pennington Biomedical Research Center Conference Center
2328 Irene Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA

We are excited to offer this day of learning, fellowship,  and the most current information on treatments, clinical trials, patient support, and national issues related to metastatic cancer. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, registration is FREE, and is only open to those living with MBC and their caregivers. Advance registration is required as seating is limited.

Conference Agenda

Conference Hotel
Our Conference Hotel is the Wyndham Garden Baton Rouge. It is located at 5600 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. Rooms are available for $80 per night before taxes under the Komen Louisiana room block.

Directions to Wyndham Garden Baton Rouge From I-12
Merge on to I-10 East. From I-10 E, Take exit 162A – Bluebonnet Blvd. Turn Left on Bluebonnet Blvd. Turn Left to Wyndham Garden, 5600 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Directions to Wyndham Garden Baton Rouge From Lafayette/Alexandria:
Take exit 162A from I-10 W – Bluebonnet Blvd. Turn Left on Bluebonnet Blvd. Turn Left to Wyndham Garden, 5600 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Directions to Wyndham Garden Baton Rouge From New Orleans:
Take exit 162A-162B from I-10 W. Continue on Interstate 10 W Access Rd. Turn Right on Bluebonnet Blvd. Turn Left to Wyndham Garden, 5600 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Travel Scholarships
A limited number of travel scholarships are available on a first come first serve basis to all attendees. Please contact Jennifer Cortes at 225-615-8740 or email jcortes@komenlouisiana.org if you are interested in applying for a travel scholarship. Travel scholarships will cover:

  • Reimbursement of mileage up to 350 miles.
  • Up to two nights at the conference hotel if travelling over 50 miles one way.
  • Due to limited funding, we cannot provide travel scholarships to cover flights.
  • Travel scholarships are provided by Komen Louisiana and Survive Dat.

Unable to attend the conference in person?
You can still catch the event via LIVESTREAM on our Facebook!

If you are interested in learning more about the Komen Louisiana Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference, including ways you can support it, please contact Jennifer Cortes at 225-615-8740 or by email at jcortes@komenlouisiana.org

To view available sponsorship opportunities, download our sponsorship packet.

Directions to Pennington Conference Center From New Orleans:
From I-10 headed west, take the Essen Lane exit. After exiting, take a left and travel back under the interstate. Stay on this Essen Lane and cross a railroad track. Take a right at the Perkins Road/Essen Lane intersection (there is an Albertson’s grocery store to the right). Then pass through two red lights. Pennington Biomedical is on the left in the next block.

Directions to Pennington Conference Center from the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR):
Take I-110 south which splits into I-10. At that split, take I-10 east. Take the exit right to Perkins Road. Turn left onto Perkins Road. Pennington Biomedical is located approximately 2.3 miles down Perkins Road on the right hand side.

Directions to Pennington Conference Center From Lafayette/Alexandria:
From I-10 headed east, cross the Mississippi River bridge. Take the exit right to Perkins Road. Turn left onto Perkins Road. Pennington Biomedical is located approximately 2.3 miles down Perkins Road on the right hand side.

TITLE SPONSORS

DONATION PROVIDED BY PFIZER INC.

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS UNDERWRITTEN IN PART BY:

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS


BREAZEALE, SACHSE & WILSON, L.L.P. 

HEALTHY BLUE

MARY BIRD PERKINS – OUR  LADY OF THE LAKE CANCER CENTER

OCHSNER

RED STICK PEACEMAKERS

TRIAGE CENTER

WOMAN’S HOSPITAL

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 / 8 AM 5:30 PM / PENNINGTON BIOMEDICAL CONFERENCE CENTER / BATON ROUGE
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