Tuesday, September 28, 2010

HTG 8th Annual Symposium

(NOTICE: THIS IS A PAST EVENT)


HOPE THROUGH GRACE, INC. & PARTNERS PRESENT:

THE

8th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

"An Agenda for Colorectal Cancer Prevention”  
 
Featuring:  
An Introduction
by
City of Houston's
Mayor Annise Parker


Also, featured presentions
by:

Marian S. Krauskopf, MPH
(Director, Cancer Prevention and Control Program Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control New York City Department of Health)

  
Thomas K. Weber, M.D. , FACS
(C5 Co-Chair, Founder, Chairman of the Board, and President of the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation as well as the Chairman for the National Colon Cancer Roundtable)
 
 Rebecca Garcia, PhD
(Chief Prevention Officer, (CPRIT) )

     David Lopez, FACHE
(President Harris County Hospital District)

Ernest Hawk, MD, MPH
(Vice President of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, MD Anderson Cancer Center)


 SAVE THE DATE!!!
November 12th, 2010
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Junior League of Houston
1811 Briar Oaks Lane
Houston, Texas 77027

Event Information:
$50 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS SEPTEMBER 30TH!
 STARTING OCTOBER 1ST, REGISTRATION FEE IS $60

Hope Through Grace, Inc. is convening it’s Eighth Annual Symposium which is “a call to action” among a diverse set of community collaborators.  The Symposium is a way to engage community stakeholders by generating strategic thinking and new ways of increasing baseline screening colonoscopy in the   Houston area.

Participants will propose policy initiatives that, through civic and professional engagement of individuals and their collective actions, address colorectal cancer prevention and early detection issues. This Symposium is a dynamic approach to civic engagement, screening participation, and advancing the health and wellness of this community!

 
  

Round Table Discussion Groups:
Advocacy Groups, Media - those who promote social change by informing and influencing health policy.         
                  
Government/Policy Organizations  - those who have oversight and responsibility for protecting community health and wellness within local, regional, state, and national government agencies. 

Physicians, Clinicians, Community Health Centers - those who provide comprehensive primary and preventive health care.  

Endowments and Foundations - those who are grant makers and financial underwriters. 

Community Based NGOs - non-governmental organizations and/or volunteers who provide benefits to others from humanitarian and charitable perspectives.
 
HOTEL INFORMATION:
 La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Galleria
713-355-3440
1625 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
(Ask for La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Galleria Area and Group #546)
Standard Room Rate: $85.50 + tax  
RATE & RESERVATION DEADLINE: October 21st, 2010
(After this date room availability is not guaranteed! Room rates subject to change, $10 upcharge for the King Sized Room option)

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