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Table 1 Meeting schedule at a glance

From: The 4th Bi-annual international African-Caribbean Cancer Consortium conference: building capacity to address cancer health disparities in populations of African descent

SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012
Opening Scientific & Training Conference
“Continuing to Build Capacity to Address Cancer Health Disparities in Populations of African Descent”
8:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 Opening Statements, Welcome
Keynote Address Targeting Women’s Health Disparities: Best-practice Models in Research and Outreach
9:00 – 9:45
Scientific Session I Women’s Cancers in Minority Populations
9:45 – 10:45
Scientific Session II HPV Associated Cancers
11:00 – 11:45
Cancer Prevention and Research Information
“An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure!”
(Community Sessions)
Lunch N Learn* Black Women and Cancer: Epidemiology, Research and Progress Made
11:45 – 1:00
Cancer Prevention Workshop I* Healthy Lifestyles: Reducing Cancer Risk
1:15 – 1:45
Panel Discussion I* HPV Vaccination Against Cervical Cancer
1:45 – 2:30
Town Hall Meeting Prostate Cancer and Screening, Dispelling the Myths
(Males only)*
1:45 – 2:30
Research Skills Workshop I Research Methods: Meta and Pooled Analysis
2:30 – 3:30
Cancer Prevention Workshop II* When Do I Screen?
2:30 – 3:30
Cancer Prevention Workshop III* How is HIV Related to Cancer?
3:45 – 4:45
Cancer Research Information Session I* What you Always Wanted to Know About Cancer Research and Clinical Trials
5:00 – 6:15
Cancer Session I* I Have Cancer, Now What?
6:15 – 7:15
SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012
Scientific Training Program (Continued)
7:30 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast
Keynote Address Cancer Genetics, Genomics and Personalized Medicine
8:30 – 9:20
Scientific Session III Holistic Medicine and Cancer Therapeutics
9:20 – 10:15
Scientific Session IV Cancer in Developing Countries
10:30 – 11:15
Collaborative Workshop I Lunch N Learn & Panel Discussion II: How to Establish Successful Collaborations
11:15 – 12:15
Scientific Session V Building Successful Consortiums
12:15 – 1:15
Research Skills Workshop II Best Practices in Research
1:15 – 2:15
Scientific Session VI NIH Funding Opportunities, National and International
2:30 – 3:30
Research Skills Workshop III Grant Writing: Features of a Successful Grant Application; the Grant Review Process; Mock Study-section Review
3:30 – 5:00
Scientific Session VII Project Development Workshop
5:15 – 6:15
Closing Remarks and Conference Wrap-Up
  1. *Denotes interactive sessions between Community, Scientists & Students.