The CAC2 Annual Membership meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 25, in conjunction with Childhood Cancer Action Days on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. with an opening reception on Tuesday evening, June 24.
Our program will include:
William Burns, Uncle to Josh Harding Joan Darling, COG Patient Advocacy Committee
Panel Discussion – Barriers to Drug Development:
Dr. Lee Helman, NCI Pediatric Oncology Sr. Investigator
Dr. Malcolm Smith, NCI,Assoc. Branch Chief for Pediatric Oncology
David Arons, J.D., NCI-DCLG Member and Sr. Director of Public Policy, National Brain Tumor Society
Andy Taylor, L.D. - Congressman McCaul and Erika Appel L.A., Congressman Van Hollen
Networking – Advocacy, Awareness, Family Resources, Research
Annual Elections and Business Meeting
Eventbrite invitations went out to Members and Associate Members on May 1. On May 15, registration will be opened to non-members. Because seating is limited you should reserve your space today. If you have lost track of your Eventbrite email and want to register, please contact email@example.com.
Hotel options:The Henley Park Hotel 926 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001 202-414-0503 www.henleypark.com
The Henley Park is about a block away from Microsoft. It has given us a rate of $209.00/night for s standard room with one Queen bed. The maximum occupancy for this room is 2 people. This room rate extends to arriving on June 24th & leaving on June 26th. To reserve your room at this rate you may call the Henley Park Hotel at 202-414-0503 and ask for Annual Meeting Courtesy Block or make a reservation online at www.henleypark.com and enter the code CAC2. Reservations at The Henley Park Hotel will close on Thursday, May 8, 2014 so please make your reservations early.The Washington Plaza Hotel 10 Thomas Circle, NW Washington, D.C. 202-842-1300
The Holiday Inn Capitol has extended its Action Day room block to include days of the CAC2 summit. This valid from June 23-25 and starting at $224/night. Please book by May 23 using the group code STB
If you plan to commute from the Residence Inn Marriott by Metro, FYI: KingStreet/Old Town Metro, yellow line to MT. Vernon Squ/7th Street/Convention Center (4-5 block walk). The commute will be during rush hour and will the train ride will be approximately 25 minutes or more. Then you will have the walking time to get to the King Street Metro Station as well as the walking time to get from the Metro Station to Microsoft. http://www.wmata.com/
If you are staying elsewhere and take the red, orange or blue lines, you can get off at Metro Center and will have a 5-6 block walk to Microsoft.